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 www.FatGuysAtTheMovies.com 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, [email protected] ….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 [ … ]

Why some Portland-area restaurants chose to remain closed

Some Portland restaurant owners decided to remain closed largely due to COVID-19 concerns in the state. Author: Bryant Clerkley Published: 5:54 PM PDT July 2, 2020 PORTLAND, Oregon — Many Portland restaurants have opened in the last week because the county entered Phase 1. But not everyone feels comfortable opening their restaurants despite the loss [ … ]

Restaurant industry questions current draft for re-opening

The biggest challenges could be social distancing, collecting customer data   by: Jennifer Dowling, KOIN 6 News Staff Posted: May 1, 2020 / 09:40 PM PDT / Updated: May 1, 2020 / 10:16 PM PDT PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Oregon Health officials announced Friday that the state is now able to test around 15,000 people [ … ]

Bread & Brew: 20 questions for Portland’s favorite mother

Lisa Schroeder dishes up wit, wisdom gleaned from two decades in kitchen at Mother’s Bistro & Bar   One year ago, the popular Mother’s Bistro & Bar opened a bigger space in the Embassy Suites hotel, 319 S.W. Pine St. in downtown Portland. Flocked wallpaper, chandeliers, and comfortable booths create a warm and elegant kitsch. [ … ]