I decided to head inland, to the heart of Mexico, where I quickly fell in love. The honest smiles of the people, the brisk morning air, the brightness of this culture, and the intensity and nourishment of the traditional foods floored me.In a town called Morelia my passion for food and my entrepreneurial desires collided, when what I can only describe as my most memorable dining experience to date became the inspiration for ¿Por Qué No?.
I returned to Portland a couple of weeks after that meal and started writing up a business plan for my own personal Morelian dream. I decided on the name ¿Por Qué No? as an homage to that journey. Through the help of many friends, family members, amazing employees, and loyal patrons, we have been able to create ¿Por Qué No?, and we thank you for this opportunity.
-Bryan Steelman, owner
¿Por Qué No?