Jim Meehan, the acclaimed bartender behind NYC's top cocktail haunt PDT, has made it official: He's moving to Portland, which plans to "eventually" open a cocktail bar in PDX. Meehan tells Eater National: "I want to be a part of the community and the city. I want to meet everyone and get vetted by them first before opening a place ... I'll figure out how to get involved and I want it to happen organically." Meehan's speakeasy PDT debuted back in 2007, and he will remain a partner in the legendary cocktail bar.
NYC's Acclaimed Barman Jim Meehan Moving to PDX
by Erin DeJesus