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September 2016

TIQA Cafe Serves Simple Food Well


TIQA CAFE IN DEERING OAKS PARK IS A TINY SPOT THAT SERVES SIMPLE FOOD WELL Written by: Meredith Goad: September 2016 "The cafe offers a small selection of simple foods with a Mediterranean twist. Yes, there’s beef and chicken shawarma here, but also an Italian muffaletta and gazpacho from Spain. France gets the credit for [...]

August 2016

TIQA Makes the List: Best Chicken Restaurants in the U.S.


We were excited to be included in MSN's list of the "Best Chicken Restaurants in the U.S." The list included legends including The Nomad Hotel; Pok Pok; Momofuku Noodle Bar; Honey Butter Fried Chicken and others. Chef Bo's cooking speaks for itself -- and his sumac roasted half-chicken made this impressive list.

July 2016

“Conquering the Castle”


TIQA Cafe & Bakery was featured in Portland Monthly, the city's longtime go-to and award-winning publication. Excerpt: TIQA Cafe takes The Castle in Deering Oaks by storm with pan-Mediterranean flair. By Robert Witkowski The fanciful stone Castle in Deering Oaks Park is being invaded by hungry marauding hordes this summer, after many years in the wilderness. [...]

TIQA Introduced Happy Hour at the Castle


TIQA Cafe & Bakery at the Castle in Deering Oaks Park is pleased to announce its Monday to Friday Happy Hour --  with $1 off beers, wines & Prosecco, between 4 and 6 pm. TIQA Cafe & Bakery's drink menu is online at  

June 2016

Portland chefs make the leap to new cuisines


Photo credit: Portland Press Herald / Derek Davis For me to have an opportunity to come into a spot and basically be on Page 1 from the start was exciting and kind of scary all at once. Link to read more: More