News & Reviews2018-01-25T23:03:36+00:00

The Surprise du Jour

A Winterborne flashback from Gilbert’s Portland Restaurant over 10 years ago.
Review by David Sarasohn

The strange thing, of course, is that Alsace has no sea coast.

And hardly any border with Thailand.

But two years after taking over the Winterborne restaurant, Alsatian Gilbert Henri has put his own impressive mark on one of Portland’s seafood specialists – and his mark extends so spicy Thai prawns. Now, he has overhauled […]

March 3, 2018 – Culinary Punch


Had our Anniversary dinner here…lovely quaint restaurant that packs a wonderful culinary punch. Most favorite was the Chef’s presence, recommendations and hospitality. The food was tasty and we wanted to lick out plates clean…

February 27, 2018 – Crab Juniper


We are longtime diners at Cuvee and appreciate Chef Gilbert Henry’s attention to a truly delightful dining experience each time we visit. We have made the trip from Portland to Carlton every winter for many years for one dish: Crab Juniper. It is a seasonal menu item only during Dungeness crab season, usually off the menu around April 1. A blend of exotically seasoned basmati rice, […]

January 3, 2018 – Rave Review


Loved it, especially the snails!! The food was wonderful. Having lived in France for a while, the food was comfort food for my palate of French food. The servers were friendly. A true find in Oregon wine country!

December 11, 2017 – bien sur!


A charming spot in the whistle-stop town of Carlton! Henri was a great host, blending his subtle humor in every bite! We had a wonderful meal, great wine…all in all, a 5-star evening! We will return, bien sur!