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Jory, Painted Lady named top 100 in nation


Restaurants — Based on diner reviews, OpenTable selected three Oregon restaurants, two of which are in Newberg

Two Newberg restaurants were among those named the Top 100 Best Restaurants in America by OpenTable — an online reservation services for restaurants around the world.

“We determined the list of honorees after analyzing more than five million reviews of nearly 19,000 restaurants across the country — all submitted by verified diners,” according to the website.by: GARY ALLEN - Top notch - The Painted Lady was joined by Jory at The Allison Inn as two of the Top 100 Best Restaurants as named by OpenTable based on diner reviews. Only three restaurants in Oregon were selected for the award.

Jory, at The Allison Inn and Spa, and The Painted Lady were among honorees, joining only one other restaurant in Oregon, Noisette in Portland.

“We are thrilled to have been nominated among the top 100 Restaurants in America and among only three in the state of Oregon, it’s a true privilege and we are all grateful for the customers that have been supporting us for the last four years,” said Pierre Zreik, Allison managing director.

While this is the first time Jory has received the award, Jessica Bagley with Painted Lady said they’ve received it a few times, along with being noted for best service and most romantic restaurants. But she said this year there was a little something extra that made it special.

“It was really neat, (they sent) a nice large frying pan and had it engraved saying ‘Top 100 Best Restaurants in America,’” she said. “It was a nice award. Usually you get nice plaques, so this one is nice to get.”

To view the entire list of top 100 restaurants, and the reviews that placed Jory and Painted Lady on the list, visit www.opentable.com/ best-restaurants-in-america.