I have been to Departure previously but for drinks only on their outdoor deck so was excited to have dinner there.
I just got back into town from Bandon Dunes and wanted something on the light side as we had stopped to have some lunch
en route back to Portland. There weren't any seats at the bar so I told Whitney that I would walk around a bit around Pioneer
Square and come back later.
She convinced me to stay by offering me a south facing view of the Willamette which was beautiful. Josh came by a short
while later and suggested some items that I had not initially chosen. I ended up selecting both of his suggestions: the spicy
carrot & avocado salad and the kampachi sashimi and really enjoyed both.
Josh was a great server not only because he made two good recommendations but also because he knew when to check in with
me and was a good at making conversation as well.
Kudos to both Whitney and Josh and I look forward to my next visit if for not other reason than to make my way down their
food and drink menus.