Chef Thomas Boyce of Blue Hour - Portland, OR

250 Northwest 13th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210
(503) 226-3394
Hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-10pm; Sat 5pm-10:30pm; Sun 10am-2pm, 5pm-10:30pm

Talented LA-transplant, Spago alum (and husband of Good to the Grain author Kim Boyce), Thomas Boyce took over the helm just this year at the classic urban Bluehour. The sprawling black and white restaurant and chic bar have been around much longer than that though—over ten years, back before 30-seat restaurants were the Portland norm. Boyce honors the Pacific Northwest produce at his fingertips but still manages to spin his own innovative-meets-traditional cuisine, with a few Spago-esque touches here and there.

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