Category Archives: places to eat

Small Plate-itis

I think all these small plates are ruining me. Seems like so many of the great spots to eat in Portland have a plethora of small plates as well as entrees, which allows someone like me to make a dinner … Continue reading

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Meatball Sandwich at Lardo

Yesterday I had lunch at Lardo with some friends in the sunshine. I ordered the meatball sandwich with pickles and cilantro, and it was sooooo good! It is a vietnamese style sandwich with the veggies, cilantro and cock sauce mayo … Continue reading

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Oven & Shaker

Yesterday me and couple of my friends went to Oven & Shaker for happy hour, this new pizza spot is a partnership between¬†Cathy Whims of Nostrana and a well known Northwest bartender Ryan Magarian. It is located at the foot … Continue reading

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An Xuyen Bakery

I had not been to An Xuyen in far too long, and yesterday some sub conscious craving for a vietnamese french sandwich came rushing to the surface. Many of you have long known of this precious bakery on SE foster … Continue reading

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Meat Fix pt2: Le Pigeon

Last night was the second installment on my birthday crusade for ¬†amazing meat… and most of all foie gras! Le Pigeon is truly one of Portland’s hallmark restaurants, and the line up last night was nothing short of extraordinary! I … Continue reading

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Meat Fix pt.1: Olympic Provisions

Today was a decidedly meat centric day. I started things off right with a trip to Olympic Provisions for lunch, there I had the saucisson d’ arles, chorizo andalucia, pork rillettes, and pork liver mousse, with a young Sauternes to … Continue reading

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Fried Pears At Boke Bowl

Yesterday at lunch my friend Lindsey took me to Boke Bowl. It is a ramen spot that is big, airy, and set up cafeteria style. They served us some really great ramen while we watched the noodle maker at his … Continue reading

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