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Toro Bravo Inc


La Ruta del Toro

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Toro Bravo Inc


La Ruta del Toro

Toro Bravo Inc. is John and Renee Gorham's restaurant and design group. John Gorham is executive Chef-owner of iconic Portland restaurants Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons, Tasty n Alder, PLAZA DEL TORO and co-owner of Mediterranean Exploration Company, Shalom Y'all, and BYH Burgers. Gorham believes that a chef’s cuisine and style is influenced by a trade route composed of travels, past work and cities lived in. 

Gorham celebrates a range of global cuisines at his influential restaurants; each with a unique identity but all embodying the quintessential Portland dining experience of family-style dishes, house-made charcuterie and seasonal sustainably-sourced ingredients. 

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Travels


Travels


John Gorham's travel tips, recommendations, and photos from trips Spain, Israel, and beyond. 

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Events


Events


UPCOMING EVENTS

HOLIDAY COOKBOOK SOCIAL SUNDAY, DECEMBER 03

HOLIDAY COOKBOOK SOCIAL
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 03

11TH ANNUAL COOKBOOK SOCIAL December 04 in Seattle

11TH ANNUAL COOKBOOK SOCIAL
December 04
in Seattle

OREGON ARAK RELEASE PARTY December 10 at PLAZA DEL TORO

OREGON ARAK RELEASE PARTY
December 10
at PLAZA DEL TORO

LA RUTA DEL TORO: BASQUE SIDRA DINNER December 30 at PLAZA DEL TORO

LA RUTA DEL TORO: BASQUE SIDRA DINNER
December 30
at PLAZA DEL TORO

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PLAZA DEL TORO


a gastronomic society

PLAZA DEL TORO


a gastronomic society

PLAZA DEL TORO is a private event space, gastronomic society, and modern test kitchen in Portland, Oregon’s Central Eastside Industrial District created by restaurateur John Gorham. He envisioned a space where he and his staff could have unconstrained culinary creativity as they develop new recipes for the restaurants, as well as experiment with new and innovative dinner concepts inspired by the legendary Portland supper club that Gorham founded, Simpatica, and the gastronomic societies of San Sebastian, Spain.

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La Ruta PDX


a gastronomic festival

La Ruta PDX


a gastronomic festival

La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival is an industry and trade focused event series celebrating the culinary culture of Spain in Portland, Oregon. Chefs from Spain join forces with chefs from Portland in a series of collaboration dinners. Events throughout the festival will showcase Spanish products, purveyors, and specialty equipment to encourage collaboration and mutual enrichment between the two gastronomic cultures.