Remarkable Woman: Lisa Schroeder, ‘Mother of Mothers’

Remarkable Women

Editor’s Note: March is Women’s History Month. Each Tuesday during March, KOIN 6 News will spotlight a Remarkable Woman nominated by others in the community. PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Lisa Schroeder has been called “The Mother of all Mothers.” For more than 2 decades, she has been the owner and chef of the beloved Mother’s [ … ]

Mother’s Bistro owner, chef named Oregon Small Business Person of the Year

KOIN Small Business Person of the Year

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The owner and executive chef of Portland’s iconic Mother’s Bistro & Bar was named the 2023 U.S. Small Business Administration Oregon Small Business Person of the Year. Lisa Schroeder was presented with SBA’s award Wednesday morning. Mayor Ted Wheeler joined SBA Portland District Director Martin Golden in celebrating Schroeder’s accomplishment. Read [ … ]

Mother’s Bistro owner named Oregon Small Business Person of the Year

PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) — This week marks the 59th National Small Business Week, a week to honor the millions of small businesses nationwide. On Wednesday, Lisa Schroeder, the owner and executive chef of Mother’s Bistro & Bar, received the 2023 Oregon Small Business Person of the Year award from the Small Business Administration. Whether it’s [ … ]

Top 15 Best Takeaway and Delivery Spots in Portland

We are excited to be listed in Global Grasshopper’s recent article, Top 15 Best Takeaway and Delivery Spots in Portland. They are a multiple award-winning Travel Blog and we were honored to make the list! Here is Mother’s Bistro and Bar’s Mention (Don’t forget to Click on the link above or button below and read [ … ]

The 15 Absolute Best Breakfast Restaurants In America

Mother’s Bistro and Bar is incredibly honored to make‘s list for the 15 Absolute Best Breakfast Restaurants in America! Below, read Mother’s Bistro’s entry and click on the link above or button below to read their full article: Earning a spot as “Restaurant of the Year” by Willamette Week and one of “America’s Top [ … ]

Lisa Schroeder of Mother’s Bistro: Portland’s Jewish Mother of Mother’s!

The Companies that Care podcast highlights business leaders who are making a difference in the world. I have a passion for companies that care and give back to their communities, like Mother’s Bistro & Bar in Portland, Oregon. This week I’m cross-posting on my Finding Fertile Ground podcast, because Lisa Schroeder also has one hell [ … ]

CPDX S02 E09 | Lisa Ann Schroeder | Creating Portland

The Mark Mason Show 6-11-21 June 11, 2021 • 73 min History occurs in Oregon Legislature. Len Bergstein from NW Strategies breaks down what happened in Salem. Lisa Schroeder from Mother’s Bistro on the reopening in Portland. NBC Radio News Michael Bower says pandemic unemployment money may have been stolen. Kevin Carr from has [ … ]

Closed For A Year, Mother’s Bistro Reopens

PORTLAND, Ore. — Covid-19 and riots in downtown Portland made the owner of Mother’s Bistro close her restaurant for a year. Today, the much loved eatery adjacent to the Embassy Suites Hotel reopens at 4pm. Lisa Schroeder is beside herself with joy. “I’m kinda feeling a rebirth after getting vaccinated, we all are. It’s an [ … ]

In Portland, Protests Aren’t a Problem. But Covid-19 Has Made the City a No-Go Zone

A crowd listens to speeches for racial justice in Portland

Stumptown’s ongoing demonstrations and clashes with police have made business more challenging, say founders. What’s harder to reckon with? The pandemic. By Matt Haber, San Francisco bureau chief, Inc.@Matthaber ….The real problem isn’t looting, says Lisa Schroeder, chef-owner of Mother’s Bistro & Bar, which has operated in downtown Portland since 2000. It’s the absence of [ … ]

Renowned Regional Chefs Support #EatOregonSeafood Initiative

SALEM, Ore.—The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), the Oregon seafood industry, and Oregon Sea Grant have enlisted the help of about two dozen of the region’s top chefs to share recipes, photos, and videos on social media for at-home seafood preparation as a way to support fishing families and coastal communities affected by COVID-19. Read [ … ]