Restaurants in Oregon
Appropriately named after a region that straddles France and Spain, chef John Taboada’s restaurant in central Portland sources seasonal produce from the Avenue Farms CSA to derive Italian, French, and Spanish specials, but it also spotlights specific regions like Lyon 47th throughout the year. Th
The kitchen serves burritos, margaritas, and delicious wild-boar tacos.
The sweet, redheaded, and tattooed Kir Jensen serves cupcakes from her cart of desserts.The "Amy Winehouse" cupcake is soaked in brandy and comes topped with a straw and "bump" of powdered sugar.
The best of the area’s seafood cafés, the restaurant serves excellent Dungeness crab cakes and fish-and-chips.
For mid-century style ambience, complete with red leather booths and tiny martini glasses, try Omar's, which cooks up highly regarded steaks and classic seafood recipes.
The restaurant serves excellent fish and is surprisingly affordable.
This wine bar and bistro resides near the Willamette River’s western shore, and has expanded since 2006 to include a 125-seat, river-facing patio, dining room with mauve walls and wine-related paintings, the private River Room, and a wine tasting bar called The Cellar.
In 2007, Nate Tilden and Matt Piacentini opened their “domestic and foreign” restaurant on trendy Ace Hotel's ground floor, boasting high ceilings, communal wood tables, and a destination bar.
Jeana Edelman and David Yudkin started building their pizza-fueled empire in 1984 and now have five pizzerias throughout the city, including this glass-fronted Southeast Portland branch with giant lipstick kisses on the windows.
The locations is part of the popular family-friendly McMenamins chain, where you can chow down on burgers and sandwiches amid railroading memorabilia.