Five-Year Anniversary for Portland Food Map

Today marks the 5-year anniversary of the launch of Portland Food Map.

I think it’s fair to say that had you told me then that I was headed down the path to running a daily news site for the Portland food community that would be read by thousands of people I would have thought you were crazy. But that’s exactly what’s happened and I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out, and as long as there continues to be an interest and an audience for PFM, I expect I’ll still be at it when 2017 rolls around.

I owe a a big thanks to all of you for showing such support for the site over the years, and to the restaurant and food community for building such a fascinating industry for me to obsessively focus my attention on.

22 comments on “Five-Year Anniversary for Portland Food Map

  1. That’s awesome. Congratulations!

    I check PFM every morning for my food news and every time I’m going out to eat! I always tell any of my friends who are visiting from away to check it out before they come. Its a great resource to find a place to eat in a city where one can be overwhelmed by the choices!

    Thanks for all your efforts!

    Patrick

  2. Been a big fan for those 5 years. I like how you keep things positive in this space! Here’s to 5 more big ones! MAV

  3. PFM is my daily connection to a great food scene in our terrific city.
    Please keep you up your great work !Congratualations on your anniversary and best wishes for greater success in the years ahead.

  4. Thank you for all you do, A. I appreciate all the time and hard work you put into PFM. Happy Anniversary!

  5. PFM is a great resource for anyone who want to know anything about Portland and food! Congratulations and keep up the great work!

  6. Congrats on 5 years! Your site is one of my most valued web tools. I love using it in conjunction with Yelp, UrbanSpoon, etc. I even print the visual map to hang in my pantry to keep track of all the places to go! Maybe by 2017 you will have a smartphone app too? (hint hint) 🙂 Keep up the great work!

  7. Happy anniversary, A! I love the site and appreciate having such a comprehensive resource. Plus, you rock.

  8. Congrats on five years! This is one of the first websitse I check each day and I hope it will be for another five years or longer!

  9. Thanks for all your hard work. PFM is an invaluable resource for Portland food writers and eaters alike. Here’s to another 5 years. Salud!

  10. Happy Anniversary and congratulations, Portland Food Map!

    What are the chances you will add a chatroom to the site?

    Michael

  11. Thanks everyone!

    Michael, I must admit, a chatroom isn’t high on my to do list.

    Julia, by 2017 all access to the internet will be mobile so I think that’s a must have.

  12. Congratulations Anestes! This is such a great resource for all us us who love Portland’s Food. Keep up the good work.

  13. Congratulations, A. This is a huge achievement, and the work that you do is invaluable to all of us. Thank you, and best wishes for your continued success!

  14. Belated congratulations!! PFM is my go-to for restaurant news, reviews & ideas on where to eat next in town! Keep up the great work! I hope you are being paid well! Haha.

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