DOWNTOWN: Just a couple weeks after its grand opening, the buzzy Japanese izakaya Shigezo has begun serving a limited lunch menu, featuring four lunch plates (including Nizakana stewed fish, Japanese style hamburg, and two curries) and two sushi combos. The midday meal will now be served from 11am to 2pm, seven days a week.
NORTHEAST: A tipster at PortlandFood.org reports that a new beer bar, dubbed Hop Haven, is opening in the NE Broadway building that once housed Julia's Espresso Cafe.
MEDIA NEWS: Yesterday, Conde Nast officially confirmed pre-weekend rumors that GQ style editor Adam Rapoport will succeed Barbara Fairchild as editor in chief of Bon Appetit.
Image of Shigezo by Allison Jones