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Portland hosts its own Japanese Mochitsuki Festival, Vietnamese Tết Festival and multiple Chinese New Year events, all of which are open to the public.
The Portland ramen scene has exploded in recent years, spurred by the arrival of two authentic eateries straight from Tokyo.
Many of the best Portland goods and restaurants are popping up in a surprising place: Japan. (And vice versa!)
Portland is only an hour away from the Pacific Ocean, so it should come as no surprise that the city’s sushi options are both delicious and expansive.
A modern food hall in Portland's Old Town features new ventures from established local and international chefs, creating a kind of permanent food festival.
The Cultural Crossing Expansion, underway from fall 2015 – spring 2017, is the first upgrade at the Portland Japanese Garden since it opened in 1963.
Portland’s new transit bridge and the MAX Orange light rail line make it easy to explore the up-and-coming South Waterfront and Central Eastside districts.
Evoking Paris’ intimate passageways and Scandinavian architecture, this shop-filled alley connects downtown Portland’s West End with the Pearl District.
An authentic example of Japanese landscaping, the Portland Japanese Garden is a haven of tranquil beauty with an unsurpassed view of Mount Hood.
You could plan a week's worth of meals on Southeast Division, the city's hottest dining corridor, and still not hit all of the must-tries.