Andina Reopens With New COVID-19 Measures Today
The celebrated, two-story Peruvian restaurant in the Pearl District will reopen its doors today for full service. After having closed on March 17 for in-house dining, offering takeout and delivery instead, Andina will now offer a revamped menu of classic and new dishes in its remodeled space. The white tablecloths are gone, and the restaurant now sports two new air systems, one for filtration and another an ionization system.
Additionally, Andina will soon add a new, more casual takeout and delivery program called Chicha, which will focus on Peruvian street food, including salads, empanadas, and sweets.
Papi Chulo’s Was Burglarized Last Week
In more news from the Pearl District, taqueria Papi Chulo’s was burglarized late last week. Fox 12 first reported that police were called to the scene at 9 a.m. on Thursday, October 22 after a burglar reportedly broke into the building and stole the restaurant’s safe using a hand truck. It has not been reported how much money was lost, but owner Ramzy Hattar shared his frustrations over the break in and other crime in the neighborhood with Fox 12 .
In Other News
- Tokyo-based ramen restaurant Afuri has opened its Izakaya in Beaverton, serving sushi, snacks, and drinks. [EW]
- Lauded Thai tasting menu hotspot Langbaan is transitioning to a noodle soup-based menu for the fall and winter. [EW]
- Rad Burger, the 100-percent vegan burger pop-up, is currently operating out of Aviv on SE Division Street with takeout and delivery options. [EW]
- It’s the last day for Reel M Inn’s fried chicken sandwiches, and the bar is giving them away free between 4 and 8 p.m. [EW]