Portland Dining Month

Every March, more than 100 Portland restaurants serve up three courses for just $33 nightly, making it a delicious time to visit.

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23Hoyt

NW Portland • American/New American

23Hoyt is a New American tavern restaurant located in the heart of Nob Hill. It is at once an everyday neighborhood favorite and a destination for a special night out – comfortable, modern, delicious and friendly.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Radicchio salad with lardons, herbs, pecorino and apple-rosemary vinaigrette
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Beet tartare with sweet potato chips, roasted garlic and spicy cashew sauce (vegan)
Second course (choose one):
Grilled pork loin with cheddar polenta, agrodolce onions and charred carrots
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Farro-stuffed squash with delicata squash, red kale and balsamic glaze (vegan)
Third course (choose one):
Hazelnut milk panna cotta with blueberry compote and mint (vegan)
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Pecan pie with whipped cream and orange zest
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3 Doors Down Café

Hawthorne, SE Portland • Italian

3 Doors Down offers a doff of the hat to Mother Italy and a harmonious affair with locally procured Pacific Northwest and American cuisine. A playful, thoughtful and engaging dining experience begins with the dynamic wine list and cocktails on tap, flowing effortlessly to the inventive starters, big bowls of pasta and shellfish, perfectly grilled fish and meats, and spaghetti-and-meatball Sunday suppers.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Spinach gnudi, gorgonzola cream sauce, opal basil and toasted pine nuts
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Baked veal and ricotta meatball in marinara sauce
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Castelfranco radicchio with Larson's dressing, bacon and toasted walnuts
Second course (choose one):
Asparagus and Meyer lemon risotto (vegetarian/gluten-free)
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Linguini with clams in white wine garlic sauce and Calabrian chili peppers
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Honey liqueur and aji amarillo braised pork, Nantes carrots, chanterelles and butter beans
Third course (choose one):
Coffee pot de crème
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Almond cake with spicy Italian plum jam (gluten-free)
Additional:
Nightly $33 bottle wine special
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3 Sheets at the Harbor

NE Portland • Seafood

  • 11505 N.E. Yacht Harbor Dr.,
    Portland, OR 97217
  • 503.889.0490

3 Sheets at the Harbor offers waterfront views, along with a seafood-centric menu (including four kinds of oysters) that changes with the season’s offerings. The eatery’s outdoor seating is a great place to enjoy their bright cocktails during the summertime, like their grapefruit negroni or their “Beaches in Brazil,” a mixture of leblon cachaça (a Brazilian spirit), banana liqueur, ginger and lime.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Honey-glazed carrots with goat cheese and toasted pistachios
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Frisée salad with warm bacon vinaigrette and seared Fuji apples
Second course (choose one):
Crab cake over arugula salad and tarragon aioli
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Cup of house-made 3 Sheets seafood chowder
Third course (choose one):
Lamb lollies with creamy polenta and sauteed spinach
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Camarones a la Diabla (Shrimp of the Devil) with house rice, avocado and grilled rustic bread
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Acadia

NE Portland • American/New American, Southern/Cajun/Creole

Located in the Sabin/Irvington neighborhood of Portland, Acadia’s goal is to create modern American cuisine rooted in the “melting pot” food culture that is Louisiana. The menu features locally grown fruits, vegetables and meats, as well as exclusively U.S. wild-caught seafood from the Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest.

Menu
First course:
Field greens salad with creole mustard vinaigrette and crumbled egg
Second course (choose one):
Cornmeal-fried Louisiana wild catfish with white beans, kale and deviled tasso
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Cajun Jambalaya with smoked chicken, andouille sausage, tasso and smoked tomato relish
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Louisiana shrimp creole with black kale, button mushrooms, spinach and rice
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Smoked pork cheeks with cheesy grits and red chili honey
Third course:
Acadia's bread pudding with salted bourbon caramel sauce, pecans and whipped cream
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Al Amir Lebanese Restaurant

Downtown, SW Portland • Mediterranean/Middle Eastern

The food is largely traditional Middle Eastern fare, but each dish is surprisingly subtle, complex and full of flavor. The lentil soup is lighter than you’d expect and resonant with lemon. To get a good idea of what Al-Amir is all about, the Lebanese Tour comes with hummus, smoky baba ghanouj, impeccable grape leaves, tabbouleh, falafel and a choice of entree.

Menu
First course:
Al-Amir sampler platter of hummus, baba ghanoush, tabouli, grape leaves and falafel
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Hummus and fattoush salad
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Lebanese tour of vegetarian hummus, baba ghannooj, tabouli, grape leaves and vegetarian falafel.
Second course:
Roasted lamb shank on the bone with grilled fillet of chicken and house special rice
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Grilled lamb kabob with grilled chicken and shrimp with house special rice
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Khudar saute of cauliflower, zucchini, carrot, garlic and tahini sauce
Third course:
Baklava for dessert
Vegetarian and Vegan Dining Month menu available onsite
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Altabira City Tavern

Lloyd District, NE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, American/New American

  • 1021 N. E. Grand Ave., Suite 600,
    Portland, OR 97232
  • 503.963.3600

Perched high above Portland’s burgeoning east side with sweeping views of downtown, Altabira City Tavern showcases a few of chef David Machado’s favorite things: Modern updates on classic dishes, smart pairings of food and drink, and creative settings that excite and inspire. Altabira expands your horizons with 16 taps of local craft beers, select Northwest wines, locally distilled spirits and carefully balanced dishes best enjoyed on the gorgeous, expansive patio — complete with windbreaks, heaters, fire pits and unbelievable views of downtown Portland.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Pear and gorgonzola with mixed chicories, pancetta, red wine onions and candied walnuts
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Northwest seafood chowder with saltines
Second course (choose one):
Lanroc pork chop with creamy polenta, tomato jam, kale and rosemary sage jus
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Farro verde risotto with caramelized beer onions, braising greens and parmesan
Third course (choose one):
House-made ice cream or sorbet
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Flourless chocolate fudge cake with banana hazelnut praline ice cream and huckleberry syrup
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Arden

Charity Cocktail

NW Portland • Northwest/Regional

Named after a forest in William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” Arden’s focus is on using seasonal ingredients from the Pacific Northwest, sourced from small producers who employ respectful farming methods.

Because of the seasonal nature of the restaurant, Arden’s menu changes almost every day. (Check the dessert menu for interesting dishes like an ice cream sandwich made with miso-vanilla ice cream and matcha-snickerdoodles.)

Menu
First course:
Seasonal mixed greens with miso vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
Pan roasted king salmon with charred daikon, fennel and miso lemongrass broth
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petit filet of beef with Yukon gold potato, harissa marinated feta, broccoli and chimichurri
Third course:
Warm chocolate brownie
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Ataula

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • Spanish

Critically acclaimed Ataula is where old and new come together as owners Cristina Baez and Jose Chesa put a modern interpretation on the traditional Spanish ‘tapeo’ culture. Chef Jose will transport you to his homeland with dishes rooted in Catalunya and other Spanish regions, updating and advancing their flavors using the Northwest’s bounty of fresh ingredients. Whether you’re looking to enjoy some wine while nibbling on a few plates, such as the Nuestras Bravas potatoes and the crispy salt-cod Croquetas, or make it a feast with the Paella Ataula, we can’t wait to serve you!

Menu
First course:
Roasted beet tartare, piquillo pepper ketchup, egg yolk and farm salad
Second course:
Braised lamb neck canelons, béchamel, manchego, crispy leeks and lamb jus
Third course:
Xocolata sponge cake, tres leches and berries
Additional:
Reservations for parties of six or more only
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Autentica

Alberta Arts District, NE Portland • Mexican

The aptly named Autentica serves traditional, authentic Mexican cuisine inspired by chef/owner Oswaldo Bibiano’s hometown, Guerrero, Mexico. Using fresh, local ingredients Autentica creates rich and flavorful sauce and tortillas individually handmade with a traditional press. Vegetarian options are available, and many dishes can be made vegan upon request. Pazole is served each Thursday (a Mexican tradition).

Menu
First course:
Crispy tortillas and four house-made salsas
Second course (choose one):
Grilled cactus with jalapeno vinaigrette, candied cashew and pickled onion
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Arugula with grilled pear, mint, toasted almonds and fresno vinaigrette
Third course (choose one):
Black bean tortillas with pipian, wild mushrooms, potato and hard egg
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Boneless chicken thigh with mole Autentica and rice
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Chef's choice taco flight (available only on Tuesdays)
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Three specialty tostadas (available only on Wednesdays)
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Braised pork leg and white hominy stew with shaved cabbage, avocado, queso fresco, radish and jalapeño (available only on Thursdays)
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Aviary

Alberta Arts District, NE Portland • American/New American, Northwest/Regional

In Northeast Portland’s Alberta Arts District, Aviary welcomes guests for dinner at its chef’s counter and seasonal patio Monday to Saturday. The restaurant space combines urban industrial design with local art, reclaimed wood from the original site and locally crafted lighting, while an eclectic menu of small plates focuses on the creative use of quality ingredients and locally sourced product in Asian fusion-inspired dishes.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Gravlax with olive cake, celery root, yuzu butter and radishes
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Chestnut soup with brussels sprouts, crème fraîche, maple brown butter and salted duck egg
Second course (choose one):
Pan fried skate wing with herbed soubise, green beans, Meyer lemon and black olive oil
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Hoisin glazed beef brisket, macaroni salad croquette, tomato confit, cumin and sour mango powder
Third course (choose one):
Chocolate miso torte with coffee ice cream, caramel and crispy rice
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Citrus tart with pistachio streusel and cardamom ice cream
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Aviv

Division / Clinton, SE Portland • Mediterranean/Middle Eastern, Vegan

From the minds behind vegan icon, the Sudra, and beloved falafel food cart, Gonzo Falafel and Hummus, comes more plant-based cuisine. Aviv serves Israeli-inspired vegan dishes, like falafel bowls and soy curl shawarma fries.

Menu
First course:
Eggplant, bell peppers, tomatoes and Israeli spices served over hummus with pita
Second course:
Roasted root vegetables over cashew labneh, topped with chipotle aioli and garnished with dried cranberries and fennel fronds
Third course:
Spicy tomato, pepper and mixed mushroom stew topped with Abalone mushroom fillet and served with a roll
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Bamboo Sushi

SE Portland • Japanese

Bamboo Sushi is one of the first sustainable sushi restaurants in the country. As part of his vision, owner Kristofor Lofgren has elected the Marine Stewardship Council to inspect and review his restaurant twice a year to ensure that his commitment to sustainability is maintained. This is the original outpost of the immensely popular location chain.

Menu
First course:
Chef’s choice nigiri: a selection of four pieces of assorted nigiri
Second course:
Crunchy fried cauliflower with spicy black bean sauce, toasted cashews and topped with cilantro
Third course:
Green machine roll with tempura fried long bean and green onion, topped with Oregon Coast Albacore, avocado and cilantro sweet chile aioli
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Bamboo Sushi – Alberta

Alberta Arts District, NE Portland • Japanese

Bamboo Sushi is one of the first sustainable sushi restaurants in the country. As part of his vision, owner Kristofor Lofgren has elected the Marine Stewardship Council to inspect and review his restaurant twice a year to ensure that his commitment to sustainability is maintained. In spring 2015, Bamboo Sushi opened its third location on Northeast Alberta Street.

Menu
First course:
Chef’s choice nigiri: a selection of four pieces of assorted nigiri
Second course:
Crunchy fried cauliflower with spicy black bean sauce, toasted cashews and topped with cilantro
Third course:
Green machine roll with tempura fried long bean and green onion, topped with Oregon Coast Albacore, avocado and cilantro sweet chile aioli
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Bamboo Sushi – Northwest

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • Japanese

Bamboo Sushi is one of the first sustainable sushi restaurants in the country. As part of his vision, owner Kristofor Lofgren has elected the Marine Stewardship Council to inspect and review his restaurant twice a year to ensure that his commitment to sustainability is maintained. In June 2014, Bamboo Sushi opened its second location on Northwest 23rd Avenue.

Menu
First course:
Chef’s choice nigiri: a selection of four pieces of assorted nigiri
Second course:
Crunchy fried cauliflower with spicy black bean sauce, toasted cashews and topped with cilantro
Third course:
Green machine roll with tempura fried long bean and green onion, topped with Oregon Coast Albacore, avocado and cilantro sweet chile aioli
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Bamboo Sushi – Southwest

Downtown, SW Portland • Japanese

Bamboo Sushi is one of the first sustainable sushi restaurants in the country. As part of his vision, owner Kristofor Lofgren has elected the Marine Stewardship Council to inspect and review his restaurant twice a year to ensure that his commitment to sustainability is maintained.

Menu
First course:
Chef’s choice nigiri: a selection of four pieces of assorted nigiri
Second course:
Crunchy fried cauliflower with spicy black bean sauce, toasted cashews and topped with cilantro
Third course:
Green machine roll with tempura fried long bean and green onion, topped with Oregon Coast Albacore, avocado and cilantro sweet chile aioli
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Bar Avignon

Division / Clinton, SE Portland • Wine Bars/Tasting, French

This neighborhood European-inspired bistro has a market-driven menu that changes daily, featuring such dishes as oysters on the half-shell, house-made pasta and charcuterie. Hand-crafted cocktails, eight beers on draught, a beer engine and an award-winning wine list (with 25 wines by the glass) help quench your thirst. Bar Avignon also features outdoor seating and a weekday happy hour.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Mixed greens with rosé vinaigrette
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Potato leek soup
Second course (choose one):
Pork cheek ragout with ramon gnocchi, sofrito and Grana Padano cheese
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Pan-seared chicken breast served with whipped potatoes, spinach and mushroom
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Falafel with quinoa, tabouli and mint crème fraîche
Third course (choose one):
Chocolate cake with orange chantilly
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Panna cotta with apple butter
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Bar Casa Vale

Central Eastside, SE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Spanish

Bar Casa Vale is a cozy pub with an urban vibe offering craft cocktails, sherries and Spanish-style drinking food. The menu highlights Northern Spain with snacks like like jamón Ibérico, smoked trout bombas and spicy charred octopus.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Ensalada rusa with beets, potatoes, radish and walnut vinaigrette
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Carrot salad with dates, freekha, sunflower seeds and manchego
Second Course (choose one):
Gambas a la Plancha with spot prawns, fermented chili and scallion
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Chorizo sausage with chickpeas, tomato, fennel and aioli
Third course (choose one):
Xurros with toasted rice cream
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Potted cream
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Besaw’s

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • American/New American

An iconic Portland institution since 1903, Besaw’s continues the tradition of contemporary Pacific Northwest cuisine and impeccable service standards. The new location offers bona fide comfort food such as meatloaf and chicken and waffles, alongside new twists including the coveted zucchini bread French toast. The new space also features gorgeous custom wallpaper as an homage to the old garden. Besaw’s is old school Portland, a city-wide favorite with delightful and accommodating staff. From an afternoon lunch to a full scale wedding receptions, Besaw’s has the neighborhood love and the delicious food you want.

Menu
First Course:
Crispy brussels sprouts with smoked honey, taleggio cheese and Bordelaise sauce
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Roasted beet salad with miso vinaigrette, sesame seeds and avocado mousse
Second Course:
Coq au vin with duck fat roasted potatoes and gremolata
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Harissa polenta stuffed squash with turmeric tomato sauce, pickled onions and cilantro
Third Course:
French silk Pie with Fernet whipped cream and crispy chocolate
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Butterscotch pudding with salted caramel and candied hazelnuts
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Sorbet of the day
Additional:
Local tasting flight, $17 (includes Stoller Chardonnay, Angela Pinot Noir and house-made raspberry limoncello)
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Bethany’s Table

Charity Cocktail

NW Portland • American/New American

Tucked away in Northwest Portland, Bethany’s Table is a family-owned bistro serving up European-inspired cuisine made using ingredients grown at nearby farms. The bistro is described as “freestyle,” meaning the head chef is constantly improvising and innovating how the dishes are prepared and presented.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Caesar salad
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Tomato basil soup
Second course (choose one):
Chicken marsala with Mary’s chicken breast, porcini mushroom marsala sauce, mashed potatoes and vegetables
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Rockfish bravas: Oregon rockfish, spicy bravas sauce, fingerlings, onions and spinach
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House pasta with spicy sun-dried tomatoes, caramelized onions and crispy broccolini
Third course:
Butterscotch pudding
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Scoop of ice cream
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Bistro Agnes

Charity Cocktail

Downtown, SW Portland • French

Owned by 2017 James Beard Award winners Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñonez Denton (category: Best Chef Northwest), this French bistro focuses on classic Parisian fare like black pepper gougeres with chicken liver mousse, seared foie gras french toast and steak frites.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Butter lettuce salad with fines herbes, radish and dijon vinaigrette
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Chicken liver mousse with marionberry and nectarine preserves served on a baguette
Second course:
House-made boudin blanc sausage with potato purée, roasted endive and Armagnac-soaked prunes
Third course:
Profiterole with vanilla bean ice cream and warm chocolate sauce
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Blossoming Lotus

Lloyd District, NE Portland • Vegan, Vegetarian

Blossoming Lotus serves organic, freshly made, world vegan fusion cuisine with cooked and live food options.

Menu
First Course:
Beet avocado ceviche with radishes and corn chips
Second Course:
Kabocha and delicata squash in vadouvan butter
Third Course:
White chocolate panna cotta with dulce de lece, blood orange, streusel, and rhubarb
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Bluehour

Pearl District, NW Portland • Northwest/Regional

Bluehour is Portland’s premier modern French/Mediterranean-inspired Northwest restaurant and bar. Located in the Pearl District, this landmark is a tourist and local favorite for an everyday occasion or a special night out. Chef David Ezelle presents an elegant and transporting menu in the dining room and a comfortable, deeply-satisfying menu in the cafe/bar and at lunch.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Potato leek soup with fried brandade
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Farmers mixed greens salad with radishes, fines herbs and sherry vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
Parisian gnocchi with caramelized fennel, Maitake mushrooms, conserva, compressed apples, sage and parmesan
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Red wine braised chicken with King Trumpet mushrooms, rainbow carrots, pork belly, cipollini onions and sweet garlic
Third course (choose one):
Dark chocolate peanut butter torte with toasted marshmallow, chocolate sauce and honey-glazed peanutsORSeasonal sorbet
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Bottle + Kitchen

SW Portland • American/New American

At Bottle + Kitchen we’re serving up globally inspired, locally refined comfort food and craft cocktails. Come enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner around the floor-to-ceiling fireplace, then finish your meal with one of our willpower-crushing desserts.

Menu
First course:
Cream of tomato and coconut milk soup garnished with chimichurri (vegan)
Second course:
Steak and salad with frites. a 6 oz grilled bavette steak with house salad, porcini dusted fries and B+K steak sauce
Third course:
Chocolate torte with ganache, banana caramel, soft whipped cream and seasonal fruit
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Brix Tavern

NW Portland, Pearl District • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, American/New American

In the heart of Portland’s bustling Pearl District, Brix Tavern offers a warm, contemporary neighborhood restaurant and bar in one. Ideal for large groups, the menu features seasonal, global-inspired tavern fare, extensive craft beer offerings and original handcrafted cocktails. Early and late happy hours keep guests glued to their seats as they get caught up on the latest sports games airing all around the restaurant, and the daily food and drink specials keep locals and visitors alike coming back again and again. And have you heard the talk about brunch? Those donuts though.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Tomato basil soup with bacon, sweet onions and cream
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Daily house-made soup
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Beet salad with roasted local chioggia & golden beets, hazelnuts, goat cheese, microgreens and white wine emulsion
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Barbecue bacon wedge salad with crisp iceberg lettuce, crisp bacon, heirloom tomatoes, sieved egg and Oregon blue cheese
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House salad with mixed greens, spiced hazelnuts, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds, chèvre cheese and citrus vinaigrette
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Classic caesar with crisp romaine, caesar dressing and parmesan croutons
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Chicken cobb salad with tarragon and chervil roasted breast of chicken, field greens, avocado, heirloom tomatoes, warm bacon, sieved egg and Oregon blue cheese
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Chipotle grilled cold water prawns with arugula and mixed greens, roasted corn, crisp onions, avocado and roasted tomato vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
Cider-brined, garlic and thyme rubbed Draper Valley Farms half chicken with natural jus
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Apple smoked and roasted Diestel Farms turkey breast with cranberry sauce and natural jus
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10oz Smoked roasted Harris Ranch prime rib with ancho chili demi and creamed horseradish
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Alaskan crab and rock shrimp cake with basil mashed potatoes, vegetable succotash and citrus slaw
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Alaskan halibut fish and tots with Hefeweizen batter, tater tots and citrus slaw
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Truffle mac and cheese with truffle emulsion and parmesan breadcrumbs
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Smoked bacon mac and cheese with caramelized onions and parmesan breadcrumbs
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Brix chicken fried chicken breast with country gravy, basil mashed potatoes and vegetable succotash
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Baked chicken pot pie with caramelized onions, wild mushrooms, sweet peas, baby carrots and house salad
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Chicken panini with apple wood smoked bacon, vine ripe tomato and avocado
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Caprese panini with fresh tomato, mozzarella, basil and balsamic reduction
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Rotisserie prime rib sandwich with warm Swiss cheese, french onion jus and creamed horseradish
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Applewood smoked turkey reuben with gruyere cheese, Caribbean cabbage, chimichurri and Fuji apples
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Roasted pepper white bean sandwich with house made white bean and red pepper patty with key lime aioli, vine rip tomato and shredded lettuce
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The classic burger with local grind, pretzel bun, house sauce, Tillamook cheddar, caramelized onions, maple bacon, shredded lettuce and vine ripe tomatoes
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The east burger with ground short rib, pretzel bun, Asian chilies, pickled red onions, heirloom tomato, black truffle emulsion and rocket salad greens
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The west burger with local grind, bbq pulled pork, pretzel bun, house sauce, fried egg, shredded lettuce and vine ripe tomatoes
Third course (choose one):
Blackberry buttermilk pie with vanilla bean ice cream
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Heath bar-brownie topped with chocolate chunk ice cream
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Molten torte with caramel praline ice cream
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House made vanilla cheesecake with blackberry coulis
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Crème brulée with lemon curd and seasonal fruit
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Root beer float with vanilla whipped cream
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Blueberry lemon bread pudding with vanilla ice cream and seasonal berries
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Brooklyn Trattoria

Charity Cocktail

NW Portland • Italian

  • 4708 N.W. Bethany Blvd., E-3,
    Portland, OR 97229
  • 503.430.7248

Located in Bethany Village in Northwest Portland, Brooklyn Trattoria offers Italian dishes highlighting ingredients and flavors from the Pacific Northwest.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Mediterranean salad with mixed greens, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, Castelvetrano olives, golden raisins, sunflower seeds, ricotta salata cheese and champagne dijon vinaigrette
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Spinach salad with crispy pancetta, gorgonzola, crushed hazelnuts, tomato and balsamic vinaigrette
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Caesar salad with chopped romaine, classic Caesar dressing, parmesan, crostini and a white anchovy garnish
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Steamed clams and mussels served in garlic, pancetta, butter, white wine and herbs
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Parmesan polenta cakes on a bed of fresh arugula and topped with mushrooms sautéed in Madeira wine
Second course (choose one):
Red wine and tomato-braised beef short ribs served over rigatoni noodles and topped with crispy onion strings
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Saffron seafood linguine with shrimp, mussels, Manila clams, pancetta, leeks, lemon and white wine
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Breaded eggplant with marinara, melted provolone and mozzarella over linguine and tossed with tomatoes, basil and garlic (can substitute veal or chicken, gluten-free noodles available upon request)
Third course (choose one):
Cinnamon cannoli shells filled with sweetened ricotta and dipped in mini chocolate chips
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Layers of espresso drenched sponge cake separated by mascarpone cream and dusted with cocoa powder
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Panna cotta with vanilla bean sweet cream topped with fruit coulis (gluten-free)
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Bullard

• Northwest/Regional

At Bullard, Texas hospitality and Oregon’s bounty of ingredients meet. Named after its chef Doug Adams’ hometown, Bullard is located inside Woodlark hotel in downtown Portland.

Menu
First course:
Butter lettuce salad with smoked garlic and lemon dressing, bread crumbs and herbs
Second course:
Smoked elk meatloaf with mashed potatoes and fancy catsup
Third course:
Lemon bread pudding with rhubarb and vanilla ice cream
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Burrasca

Division / Clinton, SE Portland • Italian

Burrasca is an intimate neighborhood Italian trattoria steeped in the Tuscan soul food of chef-owner and native Florentine Paolo Calamai’s roots: rustic, comforting, unfussy and rich in tradition. Tucked into a cozy corner of the lively Division-Clinton area of Southeast Portland, Burrasca’s ­seasonal menu—along with daily handmade pastas and other specials—offers up the best local and imported ingredients, making airfare to Florence seem superfluous. The restaurant boasts a lovely oasis-like garden patio for alfresco dining, a large semi-private family table for festive gatherings, and an airy, convivial main dining room that’s available for private events and buyouts.

Menu
First course:
Ciaffagnone (a specialty of Tuscany's Maremma): a thin, oven-crisped savory crepe filled with ricotta, diced pear, a whisper of nutmeg and cinnamon and drizzled with honey, pecorino sauce and black pepper.
Second course:
Calamaro ripieno: squid stuffed with pappa al pomodoro (the classic Tuscan bread and tomato "soup") served over chickpea purée with salsa verde.
Third course:
Potato gnocchi in a sauce of fennel milk, light béchamel, prosciutto toscano and fennel pollen
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Cabezon

NE Portland • Seafood

This Northeast Portland bistro offers locally sourced seafood from high quality fisheries, along with wood fired meats. Cabezon’s focus is on using Pacific Northwest-grown ingredients that arrive daily, meaning their menu is constantly evolving to reflect what’s fresh.

Menu
First Course:
Cardamom, orange and fennel-cured salmon with grilled brioche, wild miner's lettuce and preserved lemon crème fraîche
Second Course:
Cioppino with Dungeness crab, blue mussels, wild shrimp, Manila clams and local rockfish
Third Course:
Warm ginger cake with blood orange mousse and cajeta
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Cafe Nell

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • American/New American

With a Cobb salad for lunch, braised meats and pan roasted chicken for dinner and rustic fruit pies for dessert, Cafe Nell clearly wants to make you feel at home. For added warmth, there’s a red-tiled fireplace in the dining room, and during the afternoon, sunlight pours through two walls of mullioned windows. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it feels like the kind of place where you can just drop on by. For peak dinner times, reservations are recommended.

Menu
First course:
French carrot salad with carrot ribbons, chickpeas and fresh parsley sweet lemon vinaigrette
Second course:
Coq au Rosé with Koch Family Farms free-range dark meat chicken, braised in rosé wine with spring vegetables, onions, mushrooms and herbs
Third course:
Matcha roulade with matcha cake, orange cream and honeysuckle drizzle
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Canopy by Hilton – Pearl District

Charity Cocktail

Pearl District, NW Portland • Hotels/Motels

Canopy by Hilton brings 153 rooms to Northwest Portland’s Pearl District, along with a restaurant focused on locally grown and produced ingredients.

Menu
First Course:
Simple green salad with tarragon vinaigrette and herbs
Second Course (choose one):
Sunday sauce gnocchi with traditional pork and tomato sauce
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7 grain risotto with mushrooms and arugula
Third Course:
Chocolate Swiss cake roll
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Cardinal Club

NE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, American/New American

This cozy restaurant and bar offers a regional menu including seasonal fish, market vegetables and grilled meats. Known for its lively crowd of local artists, writers and designers, Cardinal Club serves up classic cocktails, thoughtfully chosen wine and beer and a full dinner menu until midnight or later.

Menu
First course:
Grilled romaine with fried capers, Grana Padano cheese and croutons
Second course (choose one):
Hanger steak with turnip-potato gratin and red wine sauce
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Grilled whole trout with arugula-fennel salad and walnut pesto
Third course:
Lemon-rosemary panna cotta
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Carina Lounge

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • Eat, Italian

With a sharp aesthetic and a nod to the classic bones of the building, Carina Lounge is a modern, Medierranean earth-toned palate that envelops you in light and warmth. Small plates allow for sharing and the ability to experience many flavors. Cocktails, wine and beer from Europe and Oregon pair with the seasonal influences of Carina’s menu.

Menu
First course (choose one):
The Carina: mixed field greens, green beans, toasted pepitas, pecorino romano and citrus vinaigrette
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Beef carpaccio with arugula, pecorino romano and lemon vinaigrette
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Stuffed dates with marcona almonds, pancetta and arugula
Second course (choose one):
Goat cheese ravioli with browned butter sauce, crispy pancetta, fried shallots and sage
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Margherita pizza (12") with marinara, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, oregano and Grana Padano cheese
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Pork tenderloin with veal demi~glace, creamy polenta and grilled asparagus
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Sautéed mussels with tomato, thyme, chili cream and garlic ciabatta
Third course (choose one):
Panna cotta with fresh berries and cocoa dust
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Chocolate flourless cake with chocolate ganache and whip cream
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Affogato with vanilla ice cream and espresso
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Cassidy’s Restaurant & Bar

Downtown, SW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Northwest/Regional

A downtown Portland favorite since 1979, Cassidy’s features creative regional cuisine showcasing local seafood, premium cuts of meat and fresh pasta. The restaurant also features a well-chosen wine list and beer selection, as well as classic cocktails and a bar that has earned its reputation as one of the finest in town.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Fried brussels sprouts with preserved lemon vinaigrette and toasted almonds
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Onion soup topped with gruyere and croutons
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Organic greens with jicama, carrot, radish, cornbread croutons, craisins and chipotle vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
Sautéed Mary's organic chicken breast with roasted garlic, mashed potatoes, green beans and mushroom demi
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Pan-seared rockfish with wild rice pilaf, lemon and caper butter sauce
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Saffron risotto with crispy fried fennel
Third course (choose one):
Crème brûlée
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Tiramisu
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Chameleon Restaurant and Bar

NE Portland • American/New American

Billed as a “metro Europe, Asian oasis,” Chameleon offers Thai-influenced cuisine in Northeast Portland’s Hollywood neighborhood. The cozy, well-lit restaurant also offers a beautiful outdoor patio.

Menu
First Course:
Root vegetable salad with heirloom carrots, beets, Belgium endive, microgreens, candied pecans and feta in a honey Dijon and balsamic reduction
Second Course:
Herb and panko-crusted Oregon lingcod served with lemongrass coconut red curry sauce and sautéed kale and jasmine rice (gluten-free option available, for vegetarian option substitute soy sprouts for lingcod)
Third Course:
Panna cotta topped with mixed berry compote and served with a chocolate covered strawberry
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Chart House

SW Portland • Seafood, Steak Houses

  • 5700 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd.,
    Portland, OR 97239
  • 503.246.6963

Located on historic Terwilliger Boulevard overlooking the Willamette River, Chart House features magnificent views of twinkling city lights, the river and, on a clear evening, Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helens in the distance. Chart House specializes in great steaks, prime rib and fresh seafood, but it also offers an excellent happy hour and Sunday brunch.

Menu
First course:
Roasted root vegetable salad with ribbons of squash, zucchini, parsnips and tri-color carrots, tossed in a red beet vinaigrette and served with yellow beet whipped cream and candied walnuts
Second course (choose one):
Citrus chili glazed crispy duck with citrus chili gastrique, boulangère potatoes, roasted leeks and beef roti
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Miso-glazed black cod with furikake rice, grilled bok choy, sautéed shiitake mushrooms and ginger soy butter
Third course (choose one):
Layered crispy phyllo dough in vanilla bean crème brulee with cinnamon, brown sugar and marionberry compote
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Krispy Kreme bread pudding: doughnuts baked in cream, cinnamon and vanilla and topped with whiskey cream sauce and maple ice cream
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Cibo

Division / Clinton, SE Portland • Eat, Italian

Cibo is a neighborhood restaurant in Southeast Portland, serving regional Italian cuisine in comfortable and stylish surroundings. Cibo features a sixty-foot bar that wraps around the open kitchen and wood-fire pizza oven. Chef Marco Frattaroli brings his decades of experience in Portland to create a fresh dining experience to Division Street.

Menu
First course:
Beet salad: braised beets, arugula, chèvre, roasted pistachios and balsamic.
Second course:
Ravioli al brasato: homemade ravioli stuffed with Piedmont red wine braised beef served over a bed of beef
Third course:
Panna cotta with cream, mascarpone and raspberry reduction
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Circa 33

Belmont, SE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, American/New American

Circa 33 offers cozy and classy prohibition-era vibes (33 refers to 1933, the year the 18th amendment was repealed) and a generous list of classic and unique cocktails. Psst: in true prohibition style, there’s also a second speakeasy bar hidden in the back.

Menu
First Course (choose one):
Carrot soup with cumin and dill
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Crispy chickpea fries served with creamy herb tahini sauce
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Belmont salad with gathered greens, cucumber, pickled red onion and white balsamic dressing
Second Course (choose one):
Cod and shrimp piperade with potatoes, braised leeks, saffron and fennel
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Lamb shank with creamy polenta, preserved lemon, peas and mint
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Grilled eggplant skewers with braised chickpeas and vegetables and aigre-doux (v)
Third course (choose one):
Chocolate pots de crème with coffee whipped cream
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Pavlova with rosemary honey and Cara cara orange
Additional:
Complimentary glass of sparkling wine served before first course
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clarklewis

Central Eastside, SE Portland • Northwest/Regional

In what was not long ago a loading dock, clarklewis is a sophisticated gem on the creative frontier of Portland’s inner eastside. Chef Alex Diestra’s hearty dishes from the wood-fired hearth/rotisserie find their perfect complement in the fresh, unmanipulated flavors of the best in locally sourced produce. Clarklewis is open weekdays for lunch and Monday through Saturday for dinner.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Market green salad with fennel, red beets, smoked feta, walnut granola and apple kombucha vinaigrette
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Carrot bisque with sunchokes, miso, spring onion and crème fraîche
Second course (choose one):
Salmon with acorn squash, kohlrabi, celeriac hummus and hazelnut sauce
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Wood-fired chicken with sweet potatoes, kale, pickled shallots, fregola and jus
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Risotto with forage mushrooms, rainbow chard, roasted garlic, parmesan stock and black truffles
Third course (choose one):
Chocolate hazelnut panna cotta with white chocolate shortbread crumble
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Cheesecake with coffee rum caramel sauce and Dulcey crumble
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Clyde Common

Downtown, SW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Northwest/Regional

Clyde Common is a lively and acclaimed European-style tavern in the Ace Hotel that offers a regional take on classic dining. The daily menu emphasizes meats butchered and cured in house, along with locally farmed vegetables and Pacific Northwest seafood. A semi-finalist for The James Beard Foundation’s Outstanding Bar Program, Clyde’s bar specializes in American whiskeys and is renowned for its craft cocktails–it even pioneered the world’s first barrel-aged cocktails.

Menu
First course:
Roasted beets, cayenne-cashew vinaigrette, chicory and compressed apple
Second course:
Braised rabbit, parsnip, new potatoes, chestnut puree and Meyer lemon persillade
Third course:
Old-fashioned Baked Alaska with orange ice cream, cherry chiffon cake and bourbon
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Clyde’s Prime Rib

NE Portland • American/New American

This old-school steak house located at the top of Northeast Portland’s Hollywood District serves up their signature slow-roasted prime rib or beef, tender steaks, fresh seafood and more inside their delightfully old-fashioned restaurant. Enjoy a meal inside a cozy red velvet booth accompanied by the sounds of a crackling fireplace and live jazz, R&B and blues.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Seafood “tower”: miniature prawn cocktail; ahi tuna poke with ginger, garlic, scallions and toasted sesame-soy lacquer with crispy fried crab crackers
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Gorgonzola-walnut chopped salad with chopped romaine, champagne-shallot vinaigrette, gorgonzola, candied walnuts, dried cranberries and pickled onion
Second course (choose one):
Slow-roasted prime rib served au jus with wine-braised brussel sprouts and roasted garlic mashed potatoes
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Pan-seared halibut, goat cheese and trumpet mushroom risotto and lightly dressed frisée salad
Third course (choose one):
Crème brûlée: classic French baked vanilla cream custard topped with a torched sugar crust
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Bittersweet chocolate brownie with bourbon caramel, whipped cream and amaretto cookie crumble
Additional:
We will seek to accommodate vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and other dietary restrictions
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Corzetti

NE Portland • Italian

  • 1465 N.E. Prescott St., Ste. F,
    Portland, OR 97211
  • 503.894.8125

Named after a traditional Italian coin-shaped pasta, this cozy neighborhood eatery in Northeast Portland offers Italian dishes and an inviting, minimalist atmosphere.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Mozzarella arancini with arugula-walnut pesto and mozzarella di bufala
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Sangiovese-braised oxtail arancini with bone marrow marinara and parmesan
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Caponata crostini with roasted red pepper eggplant and red onion, toasted focaccia, burrata and torn basil
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Arugula and herb salad with Moscato-poached pear, hazelnut and Montchevre croquette, herb vinaigrette and pecorino crema
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Brussels sprouts caesar topped with candied pecan, pancetta, parmesan and herbed bread crumbs
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Roasted heirloom carrots with puffed farro, ricotta salata, pistachio yogurt and mint
Second course (choose one):
Seasonal veggie risotto with arugula walnut pesto, parmesan and crispy lemon
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Four cheese agnolotti with goat cheese, mascarpone, truffled pecorino, parmesan, pesto cream and sweet peppers
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Gnocchi alla bolognese with roasted potato gnocchi, pork and beef bolognese, parmesan and fried garlic
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Sweet potato gnocchi with balsamic brown butter, candied walnuts, dolcelatte blue, fried sage and vincotto
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Pork and beef meatballs with spaghetti, bone marrow marinara and basil pesto
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100-layer lasagna pancetta and beef shoulder ragu with béchamel, bone marrow marinara and parmesan
Third course (choose one):
Dolce tiramisu semifreddo with coffee cake and mascarpone whipped cream
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Butterscotch budino with caramel and orange-almond biscotti
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Davenport

SE Portland • American/New American

Simple, refined, European-influenced cuisine made with impeccable ingredients by one of Portland’s veteran chefs, Kevin Gibson.

Menu
First Course (choose one):
Beet salad with vin royale and greens
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Endive with blue cheese, hazelnuts and pear
Second Course (choose one):
Steak with potato and arugula
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Pate with pork, hazelnut, cherry, pickles and greens
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Scallops with fennel and grapefruit
Third Course (choose one):
Cheese plate
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Dessert of the day
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Deadshot

SE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Wine Bars/Tasting

This cozy Southeast Portland bar offers unique cocktails, small batch beers on draft. Fine dining restaurant Holdfast is right nextdoor, making Deadshot a great spot to grab a drink while you wait or have a nightcap after dinner.

Menu
First course:
Pickled-apple salad with roasted beets, frisée and candied pecans
Second course (choose one):
Fish-sauce glazed pork ribs with fried shallots and garlic and served with a side of smoked potato salad
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Breaded and fried chicken thighs served with half sour pickles and house-made ranch with a side of smoked potato salad
Third course:
Cracker Jacks & a Deadshot: caramel popcorn, rice crispy treats and hazelnut tuile paired with a house shot, which is a mixture of blackstrap rum and Fernet Branca (a non-alcoholic pairing is available upon request)
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Delores

SE Portland • European

  • 1401 S.E. Morrison St., Unit 117,
    Portland, OR 97214
  • 503.231.3609

Polish heritage-inspired restaurant Delores offers unique dishes like “eggplant pastrami,” made with braised cabbage, 1000 island dressing and caviar. For a great deal, visit during happy hour when bottles of wine are all half-price.

Menu
First course (choose one)
Butter lettuce with shaved radish, pistachio and fines herbs vinaigrette
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Crispy potato pancakes with sour cream and apple butter
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Roasted carrots with toasted pumpkin seeds, squash puree and carrot top salsa verde
Second course (choose one):
Potato cheese pierogies with caramelized onion, bacon and sour cream
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Spätzle, rapini, gruyere cream, soft herbs and pickled mustard seeds.
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Roasted beetroot with puffed wild rice, whipped ricotta and dill
Third course (choose one):
Cabbage rolls with pork and beef, fennel, tomato sauce and sour cream
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Cured and smoked steelhead, forest mushrooms, barley and mushroom broth
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Smoked kielbasa sausage, brussel kraut and mustard
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DEN

Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American

The Marriott Portland City Center’s restaurant offers local food and local wine surrounded by local art. Dine in at any point during the day to enjoy a casual meal from Executive Chef Patrick Popores in the warm and inviting atmosphere with friends and family.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Pickled Oregon pink shrimp salad
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Jackfruit escovitch,
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Smoked chili short rib with Dead Guy Ale and slaw
Second course (choose one):
Pork steak with charred carrots, poblano-choux gnocchi, apple gremolata and cultured butter
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Vegan green curry and rubbed cauliflower steak with black risotto and fermented fresno coulis
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Roasted octopus stew with Prairie Creek potatoes, chickpeas, tomato-sherry nage, and kale
Third course (choose one):
Rosewater white cake with vodka pickled strawberries, creme anglaise and pickle syrup
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Vegan chocolate mousse with nut brittle and vegan Marshmallow
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Departure

Downtown, SW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Asian

Located atop the Nines Hotel, Departure Restaurant offers a modern take on Asian cuisine in a sleek, cosmopolitan setting with two outdoor decks and stunning views of the city, mountains and river. Chef de Cuisine Gregory Gourdet creates dishes with a modern twist using traditional Asian preparations and Northwest ingredients. Departure’s bar showcases exotic cocktails, a global wine list and the city’s largest sake list. Sip a cocktail on the 15th-floor outdoor patio and take in the magnificent view of Pioneer Courthouse Square and the heart of downtown Portland.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Charred beets with pickled cranberry, coconut, tamarind, and cashew
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Shaved collards and roots with sesame dressing, seed furikake, and nori
Second course (choose one):
Mussels with chili jam and basil
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Korean fried chicken with radish kimchi and steamed rice
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Vegetables with green curry and steamed rice
Third course (choose one):
Toasted chocolate custard with peanut-coconut milk ice cream with ginger nibs
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Banana custard with chocolate ice cream, smoked carmel, ginger, and nibs
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DOC Restaurant

Alberta Arts District, NE Portland • Italian

Since 1963, the DOC label has been used by the Italians as a standard that requires food and wine be prepared and produced within a specific region using methods that satisfy a certain definition of “quality.” DOC Restaurant embraces this tradition, making sure that every ingredient they source comes from farmers that they know.

Menu
First course:
Little gems with smoked tonnato, fiore sardo and lemon
Second course:
Risotto with parsnip, Grana Padano cheese and Marcona almonds
Third course:
Meyer lemon tart with pistachio brittle, meringue and white chocolate
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Ecliptic Brewing

Mississippi / Williams, N Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Brewpubs/Breweries, Brewpubs

Ecliptic Brewing is a venture from John Harris, an Oregon craft brewing icon; he began at McMenamins’ breweries before moving to Deschutes, where he created the recipes for Mirror Pond, Black Butte Porter, Jubelale and Obsidian Stout, and Full Sail, in charge of creating the Brewmaster Reserve beers. Ecliptic unites John’s passions for brewing and astronomy, with a seasonal menu rotating ever six weeks (on the Old World calendar). Ecliptic seeks to push the limits of creativity in the brewhouse, and create a sense of place in both its restaurant and its beer.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Deviled eggs with boquerones
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Broiled oysters with bacon and bay shrimp béchamel
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Beets with pumpkin seeds and pecorino
Second course:
Ecliptic Burger with ½ pound beef patty, pancetta, red onion, aged gruyère, arugula, russian dressing and potato bun
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Beet melt with roasted beets, goat cheddar, Granny Smith apple, pickled onion and grain mustard on sourdough
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Vegan classic with black bean-freekeh-walnut patty, tofu mayo, lettuce, onion and pickle on ciabatta
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Steamed mussels with tomato, pilsner, garlic, bonito and grilled sourdough
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Pan-roasted chicken with spaetzle, yellow oyster mushrooms and paprika cream
Third course:
Porter float with daily ice cream and Capella Porter
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Peach Float with daily sorbet and Carina Peach Sour Ale
Additional:
Meal includes one pint of beer and $10 gift card (redeemable on next visit)
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Farmhouse Kitchen

Hawthorne, SE Portland • Thai

  • 3354 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.,
    Portland, OR 97214
  • 503.432.8115

San Francisco-based Thai eatery, Farmhouse Kitchen, can now be found in Portland on Southeast Hawthorne. This buzzy restaurant follows its own rules, offering traditional and adventurous Thai dishes, like beef short ribs and curry, Hat Yai fried chicken and their legendary blue rice.

Menu
First course:
Neua num tok roll: grilled Snake River Farm wagyu flank steak with mint, cilantro, cucumber and cilantro lime vinaigrette
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Mieng kum kung: crispy crusted prawn on leafy greens with a zesty mixture of lime, ginger, sesame, roasted coconut, peanuts and tamarind reduction
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Vegan fresh roll: fresh rice paper with tofu, mixed green, bean sprouts, vermicelli noodles and chili peanut sauce
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Samosa: Red Norland potato with caramelized onion, carrot, pastry skin and coconut curry sauce
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Gluten-free fried taro (puak tod): deep fried taro with coconut flake, sesame served with tamarind peanut dipping sauce
Second course (choose one):
Pad ka pow: crispy pork belly with holy basil, chili, garlic and bell pepper, served with blue jasmine rice
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Hat Yai fried chicken: fried Mary's organic chicken with turmeric with herbs, fried shallots and potato yellow curry, served with blue rice and roti
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Barbecue kai yang (leg quarter): Mary's organic chicken marinated in turmeric with coconut milk, roasted rice sauce, sticky rice and papaya salad (contains peanuts)
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Panang Nuea: slow-braised bone in short rib with panang curry, grilled broccoli, bell pepper, onion and crispy basil, served with blue jasmine rice
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Gai sam rod: crunchy vegan chicken in a tamarind-pineapple glaze with pineapple, bell pepper, onion, green onions and cashew nuts, served with jasmine blue rice
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Pad prik king: dry curry stir fry with green beans, vegan chicken, Ota tofu and kaffir lime leaves, served with jasmine blue rice
Third course (choose one):
Ta-kho Anchan: blue coconut pudding
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Khao tom mud: steamed banana stuffed with sweet coconut sticky rice wrapped in a banana leaf
Additional:
Pre-starter: Tom Kha coconut soup with mixed vegetables, mushroom, tomato, galangal, kaffir lime, lemongrass and long coriander
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Firehouse Restaurant

NE Portland • Italian

Located within a former firehouse in Northeast Portland’s Woodlawn neighborhood, Firehouse offers wood-fired pizzas and other seasonal tavern fare along with beer, wine and cocktails. Constructed in 1911, the cozy brick and wood building features an open kitchen and an outdoor patio.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Early spring salad with field greens and market vegetables
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Braised beets with herbed yogurt and hazelnuts
Second course (choose one):
Duck confit with lentils and balsamic braised cabbage
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Smoked artichoke pizza with Calabrian chili, basil and fresh mozzarella
Third course:
Cookies and cream semifreddo
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Olive oil cake
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Fireside

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • American/New American, Northwest/Regional

Fireside is a neighborhood bar and restaurant that serves what we have dubbed “outdoor inspired” cuisine: think campfires, backyard bbqs, pic-nics, and generally good times spent outdoors celebrating the bounty that the NW offers. Using an array of small, local, organic farms and ranches we have created a menu that is grill focused, and comfort driven, with a careful eye on technique and quality ingredients. Paired with well-crafted cocktails, interesting wines, and thirst quenching beers from Oregon and abroad we invite you to come see what we have to offer.

Menu
First course:
Pozole with burnt Napa cabbage and bruleed lime
Second course:
Braised brisket with black bean puree, chocolate mole and corn cake
Third course:
Coconut ash flan
Additional:
Vegetarian entree option available: risotto with roasted Anaheim and Fresno chili gastrique, corn crumb and cotija cheese
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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

Downtown, SW Portland • Steak Houses

Fogo de Chão is an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse (Churrascaria) that has been setting the standard in Brazil for the past 30 years. The menu includes delectable cuts of grilled meats carved tableside by Brazilian trained gaucho chefs that prepare and cook each cut. A seasonal Market Table is also offered, consisting of salads, fresh-cut vegetables, cured meats, smoked salmon and imported cheeses, as well as a variety of traditional Brazilian side dishes and desserts. To enhance the dining experience, guests can enjoy a glass of wine from an extensive and award-winning list, or an authentic Brazilian cocktail.

Menu
First course:
Market table and feijoada bar with fresh salads, exotic vegetables and Fogo® feijoada black bean stew with sausage
Second course:
Tableside service of fire-roasted meats, which include:Picanha (top sirloin): seasoned with sea salt or garlic
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Alcatra (top sirloin): seasoned for tenderness and sliced thin
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Fraldinha (bottom sirloin): flavorful steak with strong marbling
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Medalhões com bacon (bacon-wrapped steak): hardwood-smoked, honey-cured bacon
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Cordeiro (lamb): choice of prime lamb steak or tender leg of lamb
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Lombo (pork): parmesan-crusted pork loin filets Costela de porco (pork ribs): slow-roasted for flavor and tenderness
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Bisteca de porco (pork chops): cured, center-cut and roasted on the bone
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Linguiça (pork sausage): slow-roasted and savory
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Frango (chicken): bacon-wrapped breast or tender legs
Third course:
Warm pão de queijo (cheese bread) with crispy polenta, mashed potatoes and caramelized bananas, served throughout the meal.
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Gilda’s Italian Restaurant & Lounge

SW Portland • Italian

Named after chef Marco’s grandmother, Gilda’s serves the type of delicious food you’d find in an Italian home. If you don’t have your own Italian Nona nearby, Gilda’s is happy to stand in as the family dinner table.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Caesar salad with garlicky house dressing, croutons, anchovy, lemon, freshly cracked black pepper and Pecorino Romano.
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Mista Salad, organic mixed greens, grapes, cucumbers, carrots, green onions, Banyuls vinegar and Umbrian extra virgin olive.
Second course (choose one):
Rigatoni alla Bolognese: classic meat ragu from bologna and parmigiano reggiano.
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Pollo al Limone: sautéed organic chicken breast with caramelized fennel, Sicilian capers, Pinot Grigio, lemon grass-fed butter, herb roasted potatoes and market vegetables.
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Vegetarian pasta or risotto of the day.
Third course (choose one):
House made vanilla bean ice cream with Italian Amarena cherries and Italian cookie
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Gracie’s

Downtown, SW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Northwest/Regional

Gracie’s Restaurant (in the Hotel deLuxe) serves the freshest Pacific Northwest fare, from house-made smoked salmon Benedict and fresh salads to pan-seared halibut with pea risotto or Imperial Stock Ranch lamb chops. Gracie’s provides a beautiful and relaxing atmosphere for the casual diner, business traveler or the dressed-to-the-nines visitor. Valet parking is free and the service is inviting and impeccable.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Heirloom carrot salad with carrots three ways with watercress, almonds, and vinaigrette
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Potato leek soup with whipped white truffle oil
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Coconut prawns with green papaya slaw and passionfruit aioli
Second course (choose one):
King salmon with cauliflower, house bacon, and pine nut mint relish
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Braised pork cheeks with whole grain mustard spätzle with granny smith apples, spiced greens, and hazelnuts
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House made saffron tagliatelle with piquilloes , english peas and preserved lemons
Third course (choose one):
Blood orange upside down cake with blood orange curd with pistachios
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Coconut cream with strawberry rhubarb compote with oat crumble
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Chocolate torte with pinot noir ganache with currant chutney
Additional:
Wine pairings from Willamette Valley Vineyards for $45 per person.
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Grand Army Tavern

NE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns

This family-owned tavern in the Woodlawn neighborhood offers sustainably sourced meats, craft cocktails and a welcoming vibe. Specializing in the sustainable practice of whole animal butchery, they serve pork in a variety of forms, from schnitzel to sausage to rilletes. They also offer a variety of vegan-friendly options and veggie-filled salads.

Menu
First course:
Cauliflower soup with pickled vegetables, brioche and herbs
Second course (choose one):
Chickpea crepe manicotti with ricotta, spinach and marinara
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Smoked pork chop with roasted vegetables, mustard jus and rosemary
Third course:
Chocolate budino with candied peanuts, whipped cream and sea salt
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Ground Breaker Brewing

Central Eastside, SE Portland • Brewpubs/Breweries, Breweries/Distilleries

Ground Breaker Brewing is a dedicated gluten-free (GF) brewery, and the Southeast Portland production facility where each beer is brewed, bottled and distributed doesn’t allow gluten-containing items through the door. All ingredients are sourced as locally as possible, and all the beers are vegan and don’t use corn-derived sugars or coloring agents. The adjoining gastropub serves an entirely GF menu.

Menu
First Course:
Heirloom bean and vegetable pozole with Rancho Gordo beans and hominy, winter squash and leek
Second Course:
Bavette steak tacos with Carman Ranch steak, chicory shallot salsa, adobo sauce and avocado, served on a house-made, gluten-free flour tortilla
Third Course:
House-made coconut cardamom pudding with orange caramel brûlée
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Headwaters

Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American, Seafood

The restaurant at the iconic Heathman Hotel is run by renowned local chef, Vitaly Paley, and offers a menu highlighting the best of Pacific Northwest ingredients. In addition to lunch and dinner, Headwaters offers brunch, craft cocktails, an extensive seafood bar and Paley’s unique Russian tea service.

Menu
First Course:
Grilled vegetable salad with asparagus, green beans, frisée, almonds, and topped with a tonnato sauce
Second Course:
Rock shrimp and grits with manchego, miso, pickled kohlrabi, and guajillo chile broth
Third Course:
Ricotta cheesecake with a granola crust, poached pear, vanilla and rosemary
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Hey Love

SE Portland • Drink, Eat

Located on the ground level of the Jupiter NEXT hotel on East Burnside Street, Hey Love offers “tropically-inspired comfort food” and an extensive list of bright and fresh cocktails. Try the “Secret Life of Plants,” a salty mango oolong Mai Tai.

Menu
First Course (choose one):
Butter lettuce salad with grapefruit, calamansi creme fraiche, avocado and mint
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House Caesar with dill, parmigiano, Hapi crackers and smoked oyster dressing
Second Course (choose one):
Roast duck with mango marmalade, plantain puree, yam leaf and coconut vin
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Curry roasted cauliflower with maple, yellow dal, pomegranate seeds and toasted pistachios
Third Course:
Pineapple upside down cake with cardamom ice cream, spicy chocolate shavings
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Higgins Restaurant & Bar

Downtown, SW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Portland Essentials, Northwest/Regional

The cuisine at Higgins is truly rooted in Northwest soil. A legendary destination for fine regional cuisine, Higgins focuses on the use of local, seasonal, organic and sustainable ingredients. Chef/owner Greg Higgins won a James Beard Award for Best Chef Northwest in 2002.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Pâté ardennais: brandied pork terrine with pickled witloof and onions, mustard and croutes
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Beet salad with shallots, herbs, radishes, lemon and walnut oil
Second course (choose one):
Belgian farmhouse-ale sausage with stoemp, braised red cabbage and mustard glaze
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Spaetzle and brussels sprouts gratin with washed-rind abbey cheese
Third course:
Pave of dark Belgian chocolate
Vegan Dining Month menu available onsite
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Hoda’s Middle Eastern Cuisine

Belmont, SE Portland • Catering, Mediterranean/Middle Eastern

Hoda’s Middle Eastern Cuisine builds on a family tradition of delicious food and warm hospitality. Owner and culinary master Hoda is a second-generation Portland restaurateur who grew up in Beirut, where she cultivated a palate for the highest-quality authentic Lebanese cooking. After immigrating to the U.S. in 1984, she attended Portland State while her parents opened the popular Nichola’s Restaurant. Hoda’s passion for fresh, delicious flavors led her to open Hoda’s with her husband, Hani, and their three children (including three-month-old twins). Today they carry on the tradition of Nicolas’s welcoming atmosphere with true Middle Eastern hospitality, serving recipes developed and cooked by Hoda herself, using only the freshest organic, locally sourced ingredients.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Tabbouleh salad and house-made hummus topped with toasted pine nuts and pickled turnip
Second course (choose one):
Kibbeh: “meat cupcake” stuffed with grass-fed beef, pine nuts, pomegranate and fresh mozzarella
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Fried cauliflower with spicy tahini (vegan)
Third course (choose one):
Braised lamb shanks with Moughrabieh (large couscous), carrots and onions
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Vegan makloubeh with layers of lentils, jasmine rice, fried eggplant and caramelized onions
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HopCity Tavern

Downtown, SW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, American/New American

HopCity Tavern is an American gastropub with Portland flair, and supports over sixteen local farmers, creameries, butchers and bakers. We offer seven local microbreweries on tap and feature twelve Northwestern wines by the glass. Our menu features robust comfort food such as the HopCity Burger, and Dungeness Crab Pot Pie. HopCity Market features locally made candy, pastries, and snacks, Stumptown® Coffee, and grab-n-go salads and sandwiches for lunch. Designed by Siteworks, the décor features repurposed wood and furniture made from recycled plastic bottles. Sustainability is a central theme to both design and menu.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Scotch egg with crispy Italian sausage and garlic aioli
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Shredder salad with brussels sprouts, kale, radicchio, Medjool dates, toasted almonds, pecorino and spicy lemon vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
The PDM Especial Burger with white cheddar, pickled onions, Mama Lil’s peppers and chimichurri aioli, served on a brioche bun with choice of garlic or sweet potato fries
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Smoked chicken ‘n‘ biscuit pot pie with herb and garlic béchamel, peas and pearl onions
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Flank steak and fries with Boursin butter, aged balsamic and garlic fries
Third course (choose one):
Crispy donut bread pudding with caramel sauce
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Chocolate espresso cake with Stumptown Hair Bender, buttercream and vanilla ice cream
Additional:
Vegetarian mushroom and black bean burger patties availableGluten-free buns availableGluten-free chocolate cake available
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Il Solito

Charity Cocktail

Downtown, SW Portland • Italian

Serving “East Coast Italian in Portland,” Il Solito is an Italian-American trattoria located in downtown’s Hotel Vintage Portland.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Garlic knots with butter, Grana Padano cheese and marinara
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Caesar salad with romaine, kale, fried breadcrumbs and parmigiano
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Stracciatella soup with gnudi and Grana Padano cheese
Second course (choose one):
Rigatoni with bolognese and broccoli raab
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Meatball burger with caesar salad, mozzarella and lemon agrumato fries
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Chicken parmesan spaghetti with marinara and garlic bread
Third course (choose one):
Gelato (chef’s choice)
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Sorbetto (chef’s choice)
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Butterscotch budino with a chocolate-coffee crumble and mascarpone mousse
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Il Terrazzo

• Italian

  • 0315 S.W. Montgomery St., Suite 340,
    Portland, OR 97201
  • 971.302.6691

Overlooking the Willamette River in Southwest Portland, Il Terrazzo serves up classic and simple Italian dishes. Come in during aperitivo, “The Italian Happy Hour,” which offers discounted wines and small plates daily until 5 p.m.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Panzanella: a Tuscan bread salad of fresh Oregon basil, tomatoes, onion, white balsmaic & olive oil
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Minestra freddo: Chilled roasted carrot and red pepper soup
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Piccoli antipasti: Chef's nightly choice of salumi and cheese with seasonal fruit
Second course (choose one):
Bistecca ai pesto: 7 oz angus beef with fresh walnut pesto and asparagus
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Gamberi alla Busara: A Northern Italian dish of shrimp, tomato, garlic, onion and white wine served with toasted ciabatta
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Pasta puttanesca: Italian anchovies, capers, garlic, taggiasca olives and tomatoes.
Third course (choose one):
Affogato: vanilla bean ice cream with espresso
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Limoncello: a classic Italian lemon-dessert liquor
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Sambuca: a classic Italian licorice liquor
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Imperial

Downtown, SW Portland • Northwest/Regional

At Imperial, James Beard Award-winning chef Vitaly Paley explores menu ideas that have historic significance and uses cooking methods and ingredients from Oregon’s diverse bounty. The most prominent feature of Imperial’s kitchen is the impressive wood-fire grill and rotisserie that incorporate the use of native hard and fruitwoods. Inspired by a warm and primitive burning campfire and the big, open spaces of the Pacific Northwest, Imperial concentrates on healthy and uncomplicated preparations, serving the community by remembering its past and providing a warm, welcoming and generous place to eat.

Menu
First course:
Spinach salad with creamy sunflower vinaigrette, hydrated cherries, goat cheese and toasted sunflower seeds
Second course:
Chicken roulade with burnt eggplant hummus, braised green onions and pomegranate molasses
Third course:
Passion fruit cheesecake with passion fruit curd, fresh oranges, raspberries and chocolate crumb
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Irving Street Kitchen

Pearl District, NW Portland • American/New American

Located in the Pearl District, Irving St. Kitchen is a soulful new American restaurant anchored in slow cooking and deep flavors.

Menu
First Course (choose one):
Asparagus and red beet salad with truffle aioli, cider vinegar and beet gel
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Amberjack crudo with miso dashi, ginger, habanero oil and radish
Second Course (choose one):
Seared Arctic charr with sprouting broccoli, ajo blanco sauce and fennel mignonette
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12-hour braised beef cheeks, parsley root puree, horseradish and fava gremolata
Third Course:
White chocolate namelaka, yuz curd and matcha crumble
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Jackrabbit

Charity Cocktail

Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American

With rustic elegance and a variety of local ingredients, celebrity chef Chris Cosentino brings to Portland his love for all things offal and a use-every-piece philosophy when it comes to meat. Don’t miss the jaw-dropping slow roasted pig head or plethora of oysters. In addition to a classic high-brow cocktail menu, Jackrabbit serves wine and draft beer and operates a full espresso bar.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Little gem caesar with parmigiano reggiano, lemon-anchovy vinaigrette and sourdough crisps
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Chilled spring pea soup with crème fraîche, mint and lemon oil
Second course (choose one):
Bertha roasted chicken breast with fregola verde and charred spring onion jus
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House-made fettuccine paglia e fieno with shaved asparagus, cultured butter and Pecorino Romano
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Grilled spring lamb burger with black garlic barbecue, pickled red onion, arugula and Boursin herb cheese
Third course:
Bay leaf panna cotta with Meyer lemon conserva and black pepper shortbread
Additional:
Featured wine is David Hill Winery. Tastings every Friday in the lounge and a winemaker dinner at the end of the month. David Hill wines will be paired with each course on the prix fixe menu for purchase by the glass or bottle.
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Jacqueline

Division / Clinton, SE Portland • American/New American

A petite, friendly neighborhood restaurant focused on carefully-crafted dishes that emphasize veggies and seafood. Jacqueline highlights local seasonal ingredients, like Oregon oysters and foraged mushrooms.

Menu
First Course:
Lettuces from Wild Roots Farm, preserved Oregon Meyer lemon, ricotta salata, pumpkin seeds and fennel
Second Course:
Hama Hama clams and mussels steamed in Rainier with ‘Nduja sausage, burnt savoy, crème fraîche and smoked potatoes
Third Course:
Buttermilk semifreddo, strawberry granola and goat's milk caramel
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Jake’s Famous Crawfish

Downtown, SW Portland • Portland Essentials, Northwest/Regional, Seafood

Considered one of the top 10 seafood restaurants in the nation, Jake’s Famous Crawfish has been a downtown Portland landmark for more than 110 years. The historic restaurant features a variety of fresh fish and seafood that is flown in daily, and served in a traditional and timeless presentation. The happy hour specials are also long-time favorites. For a meal that makes a true Pacific Northwest statement with Northwest products choose Jake’s Famous Crawfish.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Jake's clam chowder with baby clams, bacon and cream
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House salad with blue cheese, candied walnuts and white balsamic vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
Dungeness crab and shrimp cakes served with jalapeno ginger aioli
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Oven-roasted horseradish-crusted Washington steelhead
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Pan-seared parmesan-crusted petrale sole with crispy capers and lemon butter
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Seafood fettuccine with sautéed bay scallops, shrimp and garlic cream
Third course (choose one):
Jake's famous truffle cake: rich chocolate cake, raspberry coulis and whipped cream
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Traditional key lime pie with graham cracker crust and whipped cream
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Jake’s Grill

Downtown, SW Portland • Seafood, Steak Houses

Adjacent to the historic Sentinel Hotel (formerly The Governor Hotel), Jake’s Grill is inspired by American tradition and brings the classic American Grill traditional dining experience to Downtown. Jake’s serves the finest meats and seafood in a classic, uncomplicated style. The classic bar serves hand-built, hand-mixed cocktails and a wide selection of single malt whiskeys to complement tender filet mignon, USDA Prime top sirloin, New York steak and, of course, the best fresh seafood.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Fried wild mushroom ravioli with saffron tomato, Kalamata aioli, and shaved fennel salad
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Seasonal citrus salad with cranberry beans, pickled onion, fennel, spinach and arugula
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French onion soup
Second course (choose one):
Grilled Columbia River steelhead with lobster risotto cake, greens and saffron clam sauce
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Wild boar ragoût with tagliatelle pasta, San Marzano tomatoes and ricotta salata
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Roasted corn, black bean and quinoa cake with grilled asparagus, roasted tomatoes, oyster mushrooms, red pepper coulis and crispy beets
Third course (choose one):
German chocolate cake with pecan ice cream and salted chocolate pecan bark
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Granny Smith apple crisp with brown sugar oatmeal streusel and vanilla bean ice cream
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Jo Rotisserie & Bar

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • American/New American

Creating its menu from a wood-fired rotisserie and oven, Jo Bar takes its name from 18th-century composer Franz Joseph Haydn, the inspiration for adjacent destination restaurant Papa Haydn. With live Jazz two days a week, Jo Bar is unpretentious and welcoming, yet refined and serious about its critically acclaimed food, Northwest wine, and hard-to-find spirits. Jo Bar feels comfortable whether you’re just off work or on your way to a Timbers game. Peruse the menu and wine list, make a reservation, and find out for yourself just how good it really is.

Menu
First course:
Wood oven roasted asparagus served with a sunnyside quail egg, parmesan, balsamic reduction and lemon zest, suggested pairing Illahe Gruner Veltliner
Second course:
Carlton Farms rotisserie pork loin marinated in honey cilantro and black garlic and served over steamed jasmine rice with baby bok choy and Thai dipping sauce, suggested pairing Stein Blauschiefer Riesling
Third course:
Choice of any dessert, suggested pairing Flama d'or Brut Cava
Additional:
For $15 enjoy a 3 oz pour of a suggested pairing with each course
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Kachinka

SE Portland • Asian, European

Once Kachka outgrew its original digs, it moved to a bigger space and left its little sibling, Kachinka, behind in its place. There, owners Bonnie and Israel Morales continue treating diners to delicious Russian-style eating and drinking, including with its renowned and ever-evoling list of seasonal, house-made vodka infusions.

Menu
First course:
Smoked beets salad with potatoes, pickled carrots and sauerkraut, hard fried onion and sunflower dressing
Second course:
Belarusian pork belly machanka. pan gravy, blini and sea buckthorn berries
Third course:
Hazelnut and chocolate wafer torte
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Kachka

Central Eastside, SE Portland • European

Kachka sparked a Russian food revolution upon opening in 2014, and has garnered rave reviews and national accolades ever since. Chef Bonnie Morales cooks the food of the former Soviet Union in a style that is both modern and nostalgic. Meals at Kachka begin with a table of zakuski, drinking snacks paired with vodka (50+ selections). Each dinner in the lively dining room is an event, fueled by a parade of dishes marked by the deep flavors of savory meats, dumplings, cured fish and bright pickled vegetables. Kachka is open nightly for dinner, early and late night happy hours.

Menu
First course:
Khe Far Eastern Russian salad of squid, mussels and rainbow carrots with coriander-paprika dressing, cilantro and dill
Second course:
Mangal grilled quail with wild rice and beluga lentils sautéed with smoked mushrooms and Uzvar sauce
Third course:
Farinha and klukva berry parfait with rose-whipped cream and candied pumpernickel croutons
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Ken’s Artisan Pizza

SE Portland • Handcrafted, Pizza

Ken’s Artisan Pizza opened in 2006, following the success of Monday Night Pizza at Ken’s Artisan Bakery. The restaurant uses a wood-fired oven to produce some delicious pizzas in their warm, airy restaurant space, which features an open kitchen and bar built of reclaimed wood from the Jantzen Beach roller coaster (vintage wooden roller coaster prints decorate the walls in homage). The restaurant also offers four beers on tap, and a 100-bottle wine list with 15–20 options by the glass.

Menu
First course:
Wood oven-roasted vegetable plate with three seasonal preparations
Second course:
Choice of any pizzas on the menu
Third course:
Vanilla ice cream sundae with butterscotch sauce, brown sugar cookies and candied pecans
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Kim Jong Smokehouse

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • American/New American

Kim Jong Smokehouse rubs and smokes a variety of barbecued fish, fowl, pig, lamb and cow for its Korean barbecue-style dishes. As a bonus, the meat and vegetables used are sourced from local butchers and farmers, while the buns for their sandwiches come from Portland’s own Ken’s Artisan Bakery.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Kimchi flight
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Chicken mandu with pickled daikon and kimchi broth
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Deviled eggs with kimchi and tobiko
Second course:
Choice of any bibimbap bowl and sauce
Third course:
Smoked chocolate pudding with gochujang caramel
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King Tide Fish & Shell

Downtown, SW Portland • Seafood

Close enough to cast a line into the Willamette River, King Tide Fish & Shell takes inspiration from fishing lodges of old and celebrates the fresh catch of the Pacific Northwest. The restaurant’s polished look and waterfront views are the perfect backdrop for Chef Lauro’s elevated, playful approach to American seafood classics – with a sizeable bar program to match. King Tide is open seven days a week, for breakfast, lunch, dinner and happy hour, with two seasonal patios for outdoor dining.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Mixed green salad with radish, Katz Sparkling Wine Vinegar and herb vin with Humboldt fog cheese and brioche
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Spring veggies with green garlic dressing and candied sunflower seeds
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Kanpachi crudo with sesame croquant, sudachi ponzu, Thai chile and finger lime
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Dungeness crab toast with smashed avocado and pickled ají dulce
Second course (choose one):
Squid ink and oxtail tortellini with lobster, spring peas and ancho beurre monte
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Market fish with potato puree, pea shoots, gunaciale, Veracruz salsa and shoestring potato
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Airline chicken with fingerling potato, spring onion, Meyer lemon and burnt ramp vinaigrette
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Roasted eggplant terrine with chevre, charred piquillo coulis, snow pea and Calabrese pepper slaw
Third course (choose one):
“Honeycomb” with Bee Local honey and buttermilk panna cotta with macerated berries
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House-made ice cream or house-made Sorbet
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Chocolate trifle with spiced chocolate mousse, dark chocolate crumble and white chocolate whipped cream
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La Calaca Comelona

Belmont, SE Portland • Mexican

La Calaca Comelona or “The Hungry Skeleton” celebrates the traditional spirit of the dead that playfully makes its way into Mexican culture. Patricia Cabrera, chef and owner, started la Calaca Comelona to bring truly Mexican food to the Portland area, along the art of great artists like Posadas and Frida Kahlo. Patricia’s love of history, art and traditional cuisine comes from her experiences growing up in Morelia, Michoacan and her frequent trips to Mexico, where she researches the local gastronomy and its cultural influences. All this is represented in the many posters and prints that decorate the brightly colored walls of the restaurant. Some of the furniture and crafts are Patricia’s own art creations.

Menu
First course:
Avocado salad with slices of avocado, tomatoes, red onion, cilantro and chile jalapenos, tossed with lime juice and served with fresh tortillas
Second course:
Corundas indigenous dish from Michoacan: corn masa dumplings wrapped in chard leaves and served with pork tenderloin medallions cooked in a tomato sauce sour cream, pinto beans, and cotija cheese (vegetarian option available)
Third course:
Flan de cafe with smooth coffee custard and Kahlúa caramel sauce
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La Moule

Charity Cocktail

Division / Clinton, SE Portland • Eat, European, French, Seafood

This Franco-Belgian-inspired restaurant on foodie-favorite Clinton Street serves up its namesake, the mussel, in seven elegant different ways. Order a side of crispy pommes frites, a powdered sugar-dusted Belgian liege waffle and a refreshing apéritif for a meal worthy of Paris.

Menu
First Course:
Tabbouleh salad with farro, ginger, cilantro, green harissa, crunchy vegetables and herbs
Second Course:
Thai mussels with coconut milk, green curry, bell pepper, Thai chili, basil, mint, cilantro and lime
Third Course:
Molten dulce de leche cake with spiced chocolate sauce
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La Neta

NW Portland • Mexican, Northwest/Regional

  • 15 N.W. Fourth Ave.,
    Portland, OR 97209

Located within the Hoxton hotel in downtown Portland, La Neta offers Mexican-inspired dishes that are rooted in the seasonal flavors and ingredients of the Pacific Northwest.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Hibiscus-marinated beets with queso fresco, oregano, almonds and parsnips
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Tlacoyo rutabaga, oyster mushrooms, epazote, cream and sweet onion
Second course (choose one):
Kale enchilada with cauliflower, queso asadero, jalapeno and tomatillo
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Seared steelhead with cauliflower, Tokyo turnips, hominy and smoked-chile broth
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Pork shoulder pibil with savoy cabbage, guacachile and onion escabeche
Third course (choose one):
Ice cream sandwich
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Seasonal ice cream (gluten-free)
Additional:
Three-course wine available, $17
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Laurelhurst Market Restaurant & Butcher Shop

SE Portland • French, Sandwiches, Steak Houses

Laurelhurst Market is a steak-inspired brasserie, a full-service butcher shop and a neighborhood bar – 100 percent ode to all things meat! At the Laurelhurst Market Butcher Shop, (brought to you by the same people behind La Luna Cafe, Ate-Oh-Ate, Reverend’s BBQ & Big’s Chicken) we are dedicated to providing the highest quality products available in the city. Featuring all natural, hormone free, antibiotic free meats, we strive to search out the best quality and value. Everything is made in house. Swing by sometime for a sandwich made in the butcher shop – available every day from 11a.m. to 5p.m.

Menu
First course:
Endive and citrus salad with olive relish and yogurt dressing
Second course:
Grilled Denver steak with smashed Yukon Gold potatoes, roasted asparagus and pickled red onion salad and roasted garlic aioli (contains raw egg)
Third course:
Chocolate panna cotta, orange marmalade sauce and salted honey granola
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Lechon

Charity Cocktail

Downtown, SW Portland • South American

Offering South American fine dining, Lechon combines dishes from Argentina, Chile and Patagonia from inside its Southwest Portland restaurant. Enjoy charred flank steak, slow roasted pork and escabeche – plus live music on the weekends.

Menu
First course:
Mixed seafood ceviche with octopus, market fish, shrimp, passionfruit leche de tigre, tomato and corn (gluten-free)
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Little gem lettuce with buttermilk herb dressing, cashew crumble, piquillo pepper relish and charred onion (v and gluten-free)
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Black bean and burrata tostada with avocado and aji verde (v and gluten-free)
Second course:
Braised short ribs with aji panca and coconut (gluten-free)
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Pork belly chaufa with quinoa, wheatberry, spring peas, teriyaki soy and cilantro (gluten-free)
Third course:
Strawberry rhubarb cheesecake bite (v)
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Lighthouse Inn Restaurant & Bar

NW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Brewpubs

  • 10808 N.W. St. Helens Rd.,
    Portland, OR 97231
  • 5032408827

Located inside the former bank building built in 1906, The Lighthouse Inn offers a friendly neighborhood restaurant and pub in Northwest Portland. Serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner, the eatery promises to satisfy both “the foodie and the bar lover.”

Menu
First course (choose one):
Crispy fried shrimp with pepperoncini, smashed olives, garlic aioli, red wine vinaigrette, lemon, parsley and fresh oregano
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Roasted beets with sheep's cheese, smoked faro, toasted caraway, kraut vinaigrette and fresh dill
Second course (choose one):
Grilled wild Alaskan Sockeye salmon, potato and spinach gratin, scallion soubise and fig chutney
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Cast-iron-seared Carlton Farms pork chop, cheesy grits, hot and sweet peperonata and black pepper crème fraîche
Third course (choose one):
Strawberry shortcake with sugar-crusted biscuit, balsamic-glazed strawberries and basil-thyme whipped cream
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Bittersweet chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream, sea salt caramel, and candied walnuts
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Little Bird

Downtown, SW Portland • French

Little Bird, the popular downtown bistro and sister restaurant of the critically acclaimed Le Pigeon, is open for lunch and dinner during the week, and for dinner on the weekends.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Field greens with moscatel vinaigrette, gruyere and currants
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Ricotta gnocchi à la bourguigon with red wine braised beef, brown butter carrots and parmesan
Second course (choose one):
Mushroom leek crêpe with soft-boiled egg, balsamic brown butter and hazelnuts
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Double brie burger with spiced ketchup, onion, pickles, frites Petit Oiseau (available à l’américaine)
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Herbed cod with green garlic-meyer lemon beurre blanc and spring vegetable cous-cous
Third course (choose one):
Tropical chocolate parfait with chocolate mousse, mango curd, pineapple compote, coconut whip and macadamia madeleines
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Ice cream and sorbet duo (selected daily) with shortbread cookie
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Mama Mia Trattoria

Downtown, SW Portland • Italian

Winner of The Oregonian’s People’s Choice Award 2016: Best Italian restaurant in Portland!

Mama Mia Trattoria serves traditional Italian-American soul food lovingly prepared from scratch seven nights a week. The mozzarella is made fresh daily, and restaurant specialties include homemade ravioli, spaghetti, manicotti and gnocchi, and chicken and veal Parmesan, piccata and Marsala. The dining room inside the historic Waldo Building reflects old-school Italian charm with crystal chandeliers and gilded mirrors. The bar also offers house specialty cocktails, including many made with house-infused spirits.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Tuscan bruschetta with roasted garlic puree, caramelized onion and microgreens
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Zucchini carpaccio with thinly sliced zucchini topped with arugula, basil oil, red wine salt and shaved parmesan
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Shaved asparagus, carrots and breakfast radish tossed with a lemon vinaigrette, served over minted couscous and topped with toasted almonds
Second course (choose one):
Eggplant cacciatore with simmered roasted eggplant, bell peppers and onion in a house-made tomato basil sauce, served over linguine and finished with basil oil
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Lobster macaroni and cheese: langoustine lobster tossed with fresh pasta in a light lobster cream sauce and house-made mozzarella, topped with an herbed gremolata
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Scallop risotto: seared scallops served over risotto and tossed with spring pea puree, sun dried tomatoes, pancetta and mascarpone and finished with Grana Padano cheese
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Pan-seared ribeye served over cannellini bean puree, brussel sprout potato hash and finished with toasted pine nut red pepper romesco sauce
Third course (choose one):
House-made Amaretto cheesecake with a graham cracker crust and topped with caramel and candied almonds
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Torta fragole with vanilla cake soaked in lemon syrup and topped with mascarpone whip cream, macerated strawberries and lemon curd
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Apricot sorbet drizzled with a pomegranate coulis served with biscotti
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McCormick & Schmick’s Harborside at the Marina

Downtown, SW Portland • Seafood, Steak Houses

Located in the scenic RiverPlace marina, McCormick & Schmick’s Harborside features indoor and (weather permitting) outdoor dining with a spectacular view of the Willamette River. The menu features an extensive Pacific Northwest seafood selection and daily specials, as well as a great happy hour.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Burrata and arugula salad with baby heirloom tomatoes and a balsamic drizzle
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Beef tataki with cabbage slaw, crunchy rice and ponzu sauce
Second course (choose one):
Horseradish-crusted steelhead with braised swiss chard, fingerling potatoes, smoked tomato and lemon butter sauce
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Ricotta cheese gnocchi with Dungeness crab, spring peas, toy box tomatoes and sage lemon butter
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Grilled hanger steak with jicama chimichurri and truffle frites
Third course (choose one):
Warm molten chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream, heath bar crunch and chocolate sauce
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Northwest apple puff with vanilla ice cream, salted caramel sauce and brown butter snow
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Montesacro Pinseria Romana

Pearl District, NW Portland • Italian, Pizza

Named after a working class neighborhood in Rome, Montesacro is introducing Portlanders to “pinsa,” a modern take on the ancient flatbreads once prepared by peasants outside the walls of the Roman Empire. Their signature pinsas are long flatbreads topped with a wide variety of hearty, flavorful toppings (like spicy Calabrian baby sardine spread and cured beef “Bresaola”).

Menu
First course (choose one):
Cavolfiore: roasted cauliflower, black olives, capers, oven-roasted cherry tomato, chili and breadcrumbs
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Cavolo nero: raw lacinato black kale, house-made croutons, Pecorino Toscano and anchovy vinaigrette
Second course (choice of):
Margherita pinsa with tomato and fiordilatte mozzarella
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Maranella pinsa with mozzarella, broccolini, spicy pork sausage and stracciatella di burrata
Third course (choice of):
Panna cotta: vanilla bean and wild fennel panna cotta with extra virgin olive oil
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Torta del ghetto: Roman Ghetto sheep's ricotta, chocolate and wild cherry tart
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Mother’s Bistro & Bar

Charity Cocktail

Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American, Portland Essentials

Chosen as Willamette Week’s “restaurant of the year” after opening in 2000, Mother’s Bistro & Bar serves comfort food classics made from scratch, perfected in the hands of four-star-restaurant-trained chef Lisa Schroeder. With melt-in-your-mouth biscuits, pot roast, chicken and dumplings and a different decadent macaroni and cheese daily, home cooking is elevated to a high art for breakfast, lunch and dinner at Mother’s.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Caesar salad
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House salad
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Soup of the day
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Chicken soup
Second course:
Meatloaf
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Chicken and dumplings
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Pulled pork
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Linguine with meatballs
Third course:
Choice of any dessert except fruit cobbler and crisp
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Ned Ludd

NE Portland • American/New American

Ned Ludd is “an American craft kitchen.” This small wood-fired restaurant is located in the historic King neighborhood with a weekly changing menu influenced by the seasons, the weather and a growing list of local artisanal producers.

Menu
First course:
Chicories salad with citrus vinaigrette, Briar Rose Fromage Blanc, smashed olives and sumac nuts and seeds
Second course:
Whole wood-fired trout with shaved spring vegetables, charred leeks and caper-herb vinaigrette
Third course:
Salted chocolate chip cookie served with vanilla milk
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Nel Centro

Downtown, SW Portland • Catering, Events Services, European

Nel Centro is a modern, light-filled aria to one of the world’s most revered cuisines. Nel Centro (Italian for “in the center”) explores the classic dishes of the Riviera and Chef David Machado’s passion for grand culinary traditions and locally sourced, seasonal food. With several cozy fireplaces, the restaurant’s outdoor patio is a summertime dining and happy hour favorite. Valet parking is available adjacent to the restaurant at the Hotel Modera, 515 S.W. Clay St.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Mushroom bisque with toasted hazelnuts
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Mesclun greens with fresh herbs and croutons
Second course (choose one):
English pea agnolotti with lemon cream sauce
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Rotisserie chicken with roasted heirloom carrots and marble potatoes
Third course (choose one):
Lemon mousse with strawberry and basil
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lHouse-made ice cream or sorbet
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Nonna

Alberta Arts District, NE Portland • Italian

This laid-back new Italian restaurant and bar from restauranteur Dayna McErlean is a sister spot to her acclaimed (and neighboring) DOC. Grab a stool at the generous, horseshoe-shaped bar or a cozy table on the side. A back patio is open in the summer months. Nonna takes reservations of any size. Please call or email for information. Nonna is available for private events of 20 to 100 people.

Menu
First course:
Little gem salad with citrus vinaigrette, apple, sultana, pepitas and pecorino (vegetarian and gluten-free)
Second course (choose one):
Lamb ragu, pappardelle, pecorino, olive and mint
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Cavatappi with butternut squash, fennel, arugula, Controne and butter sauce (vegetarian)
Third course:
Chocolate budino, blueberry, cacao nib and creme de menthe whipped cream (vegetarian and gluten-free)
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Normandie

SE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Seafood

With simple ingredients and bold flavors, Normandie has created a name for itself within the central eastside’s lauded food scene. Expect a seafood-focused, flavor-forward menu and inventive cocktail options like the “Lovelyyy Daaaaaaay,” a shot of tequila and genepy with a ginger-lime pepino back and a sparkling wine chaser.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Musel Escabeche with fried fingerling potatoes and smoked paprika aioli
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Smoked beets with sheep’s milk mouse, pickled dates, pistachios, pomegranate, molasses and mint
Second course (choice of):
Rye gnocchi with port and cider braised red cabbage, maitake, leeks, comté, herbs, and rye crumble
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King salmon with ham dashi, baby bok choy, seaweed pickled vegetables, miso butter and ham powder
Third course (choice of):
Chocolate mousse with blood orange sorbet, Meyer lemon marmalade and black sesame brittle
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Brioche bread pudding with peanut butter ice cream and huckleberry jam
Additionally:
Featured cocktail: Bridges & Tunnels with vodka or bourbon, smoked date and lemon for $8
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North 45

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, American/New American

North 45 seeks to provide diners and drinkers with the warmth, intimacy, and social elements of a great neighborhood pub. North 45 features upscale pub grub — including a section of the menu devoted entirely to mussels — as well as an extensive Belgian beer menu and a great wall of liquor.

Menu
First Course (choose one):
Mussel bacon chowder with potatoes, cream and scallions
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Charred brussels sprouts with honey vinegar (v)
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Equator salad with mixed greens, carrots, jalapenos, red onion, sesame seeds, cucumber, potato crisps and cilantro lime vinaigrette (v)
Second Course (choose one):
Crispy chicken with fried rice and honey garlic barbecue sauce
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Salt and pepper steak with chili roasted potatoes and cumin grapefruit mojo
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Beyond meatballs with herbed couscous, root vegetables and harissa gravy (v)
Third Course (choose one):
Hot apple turnover with cinnamon cream
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Mexican chocolate pudding with fresh whipped cream
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OK Omens

Hawthorne, SE Portland • Wine Bars/Tasting, Northwest/Regional

  • 1745 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.,
    Portland, OR 97214
  • 503.231.9939

The sister restaurant to sleek local favorite Castagna, OK Omens is a wine bar and restaurant with a focus on natural and vintage wines. The menu (which includes caviar-topped fried chicken) was crafted by James Beard award-nominated chef Justin Woodward.

Menu
First course (choose one):
The Torito: romaine, creamy cilantro dressing, corn nuts and cotija cheese
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Something to Do with Mussels and Roots: celery root, creamy mussel jus, leeks and grilled bread
Second course (choose one):
Buttermilk fried chicken with basil, radish, green szechuan peppercorn and hot sour cream
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The Burger: onions, iceberg lettuce, pickles, Omen’s sauce, cheddar and American cheeses and fries
Third course (choose one):
Butterscotch with frozen yuzu apple ice and shortbread
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Kinda like a McFlurry: vanilla ice cream, Butterfinger candy and chocolate
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Olympia Oyster Bar

Mississippi / Williams, N Portland • Seafood

Located on hipster-friendly Mississippi Avenue in North Portland, Olympia Oyster Bar serves up its namesake, Olympia Oysters, raised in the waters of the Pacific coast. Try them raw or dressed with a side of bread and butter and a crisp cocktail.

Menu
First Course
Half dozen West Coast oysters served with fermented habanero sauce and pickled serrano peppers
Second Course:
Rockfish ceviche verde with avocado, katsoboushi, cucumber, cilantro and citrus.
Third Course:
Smoked pimenton clams with smoky pimenton crustacean broth, tomato, chilis and sweet onion
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Olympia Provisions NW

Charity Cocktail

NW Portland • Portland Essentials, European, Northwest/Regional

Olympia Provisions Northwest (formerly Olympic Provisions) is the convivial west-side answer to Olympia Provisions’ intimate Southeast location. Marked by a string of patio lights on an otherwise industrial stretch of Northwest Thurman Street, OPNW offers a menu of lovely rustic European-inspired fare in a warm, windowed setting, accentuated by an antique French rotisserie.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Roasted leek and potato soup, crispy leek rings and chive oil
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Late-winter lettuces and creamy fines herbes vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
Braised beef shank with gruyere spaetzle, red cabbage, carrots and onions
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Smoked cod and oyster mushroom risotto, chèvre and herbs
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Grilled sausages with escarole, white bean stew and grain mustard broth
Third course (choose one):
Espresso panna cotta with dark chocolate sauce and malted milk crumb
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Warm gingerbread with spiced apple and hard sauce
Additional:
Chef's choice charcuterie board: three meats, grain mustard, house-made pickles and baguette(additional charge)Sommelier wine pairings, $22
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Olympia Provisions Public House Eatery

Division / Clinton, SE Portland • American/New American, European

From the sausage geniuses at Olympia Provisions is a relaxed, frankfurter-focused eatery on Southeast Division Street. Their Portland-made sausages are served alongside a large selection of beer, wine and cocktails.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Roasted mushroom and farro soup with caraway and dill oil
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Late-winter lettuces with bacon, apple and creamy sauerkraut vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
Pork cheek sauerbraten with red cabbage and mustard spaetzle
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Choucroute garnie with Sweetheart ham, bacon, sausages, sauerkraut, new potatoes and grain mustard
Third course (choose one):
Chocolate salami with marmalade and black pepper shortbread
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Baked apple with oatmeal streusel and sour cream
Additional:
Beverage pairings available
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Olympia Provisions SE

Central Eastside, SE Portland • Handcrafted, Portland Essentials, European

Olympia Provisions (formerly Olympic Provisions) is home to both a European-style restaurant and deli serving lunch and dinner, as well as Oregon’s first USDA certified meat-curing facility (salumeria). The restaurant features cuisine influenced by European and North African flavors that showcases local ingredients. Salumist Elias Cairo crafts “American Charcuterie” using local, high-quality ingredients for wholesale to grocery stores, restaurants and wine bars around the region.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Fuji apple with shaved fennel, Calabrian chili vinaigrette, walnuts and chèvre
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Chicories “caesar” salad with anchovies, Grana Padano and house-made croutons
Second course (choose one):
Roasted chicken thigh, celery root purée, wild mushroom and bacon
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Poached garlic sausage, white beans, braised Sweetheart ham and herb salad
Third course (choose one):
Espresso panna cotta with dark chocolate sauce and malted milk crumb
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Warm gingerbread with spiced apple and hard sauce
Additional:
Chef's choice charcuterie board with three meats, house-made pickles, grain mustard and baguette, $5 additional
Sommelier wine pairings, $22
Vegetarian entree available upon request
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Oui Bar and Kitchen

Downtown, SW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns

Located within downtown Portland’s Radisson Red hotel, the colorful Oui Bar and Kitchen offers street style-inspired food from around the world, along with a selection of regional microbrews.

Menu
First Course (choose one):
Butternut Squash Soup with pepita granola, crispy sage, and cream fraiche
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Arugula and farro salad with shaved fennel, roasted beet, chevre and pumpkin seed vinaigrette
Second Course (choose one):
Shrimp Diablo with linguine, garlic, cherry tomato, Pernod, chili, Thai basil and grilled bread
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Pressed pork with braised crispy pork shoulder, forbidden rice, parsnip puree, pickled radish, green apple and tart cherry jus
Third Course (choose one):
Blood orange crème brulee
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Cheese Board
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Oui Wine Bar + Restaurant

Division / Clinton, SE Portland • Wine Bars/Tasting

Located at Southeast Wine Collective, Oui features a wine-centric menu and a comprehensive wine list offering more than 60 wines by the glass and flights. Many of the wines are made there by winemakers who are part of the collective, and the restaurant’s glass doors can roll up so diners can watch their vinification process throughout the entire year.

Menu
First course:
Smoked trout rillettes with crème fraîche, dill, pickled winter vegetables and lovage old bay potato chips
Second course:
Beet and citrus salad with pistachio dukkah, sheep feta, mint and beet muhammara
Third course:
French garlic sausage with beluga lentils, sourdough breadcrumbs, fennel, tarragon and smoked pickled onion
Additional
Dining Month wine flight (three 2 oz pours) available to pair, $15
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Paley’s Place Bistro & Bar

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • Catering, Wine Bars/Tasting, Northwest/Regional

Paley’s Place offers Pacific Northwest regional cuisine, served in the warm and inviting setting of a Victorian home. Chef and owner, Vitaly Paley, creates seasonal menus from the bounty of the Northwest – fresh organic ingredients supplied by local farmers, growers and purveyors – with  French and Russian influences. While the wine list offers an extensive selection exclusively from the wine regions of Oregon, Washington and France, “Wine Wednesday” takes a more global approach to wine tasting with wine flights available from around the world. Seating is intimate, yet casual – both in the dining room and bar or outside on the porch.

Menu
First course:
Spicy greens salad with roasted beets, radishes and mustard seed vinaigrette
Second course:
Braised short rib with potatoes aligot, sautéed kale and red wine jus
Third course:
French chocolate mousse cake with bitter orange and crème fraîche
Additional
Suggested wine pairing for first course: 2017 Spindrift, Chardonnay, Willamette ValleySuggested wine pairing for second course: 2015 Elemental Cellars, Passé-Tout-Grains, Willamette ValleySuggested wine pairing for third course: 2015 Seven of Hearts Coupe’s Cuvée, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley
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Papa Haydn East

Sellwood-Moreland, SE Portland • Bakeries, European

Papa Haydn’s, named after a Viennese composer, is a destination restaurant renowned for desserts with a dinner menu characterized by classical European cuisine. Though there is another popular Papa Haydn restaurant on Northwest 23rd Avenue, this original eastside location has been open since 1978. Papa Haydn is a great destination for lunch or Sunday brunch, though any sweet tooth will argue the outstanding and extensive dessert menu is the real highlight.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Chicken pakoras with red Kasundi sauce: chicken thighs marinated in garlic, ginger, chili powder, coriander and garam marsala and deep fried in a chickpea batter (suggested wine pairing: Stein Riesling)
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Starter salad with mixed greens, toasted almonds, smokey Rogue River blue cheese, watermelon radish and honey balsamic vinaigrette (suggested wine pairing: Stein Riesling)
Second course (choose one):
Duck confit with rosemary spaetzle, asparagus and duck glaze (suggested wine pairing: Lady Hill Merlot)
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Fettuccine pasta with spring vegetables, tossed in a clarified morel butter sauce (suggested wine pairing: Lucignano Chianti)
Third course:
Choice of any dessert, excluding desserts for two (suggested wine pairing: Flama d'or Brut Cava)
Additional
3 oz pours of suggested wine pairings, $15
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Papa Haydn West

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • Bakeries, European

Very little says Portland more succinctly than a slice of Papa Haydn cake. From the Boccone Dolce’s layers of meringue, fresh fruit and whipped cream to the oh-so-decadent chocolate cube, Papa Haydn has been wowing Portlanders and out of town guests alike since 1978. There’s the original location on Portland’s Eastside, a hopping location in Northwest, and Jo Bar & Rotisserie, the adjoining eclectic bistro where everything’s cooked in a hearth, fueled by northwest wood. All three make a great destination for lunch or Sunday brunch, with a savory menu to match the dessert case.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Bruschetta trio with morel mushrooms and goat cheese, slow roasted tomatoes and shrimp, chicken liver pate and eggplant marmalade, and finished with balsamic reduction and chive oil(Suggested pairing E.Z. Orchards Dry Cidre)
Second course (choose one):
Pork loin alla Milanese: Carlton Farm pork, English pea purée, red oak leaf lettuce salad with grilled asparagus, cherry tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette, charred lemon and shaved parmesan (suggested pairing: Brusco Sangiovese or Stein Riesling)
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Spring Ragú: Mushroom ragú, English peas, house rolled rosemary pappardelle, grated parmesan, truffle oil and lemon zest (suggested pairing: Brusco Sangiovese or Stein Riesling)
Third course:
Choice of any dessert (suggested pairing: Flama d'or Brut Cava)
Additional:
3 oz suggested pairing with each course, $15
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Patton Maryland

N Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Southern/Cajun/Creole

Open for lunch, dinner and daily happy hour, Patton Maryland features a Southern inspired menu, with house-ground burgers and smoked meats, and celebrates the bounty from the garden with numerous vegetarian and vegan options and daily specials.

Chef Jeffrey Emerson, from Ava Gene’s, Tucci, and Café Castagna, celebrates comfort and BBQ at this neighborhood North Portland restaurant awarded as one of PDX’s best southern spots and perfect location for day drinking (the spacious and dog friendly patio is a guest favorite, too).

Menu
First Course:
Pimiento cheese and crackers with pickled celery
Second Course (choose one):
Black-eyed pea fritters with comeback sauce (vegetarian)
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Tortilla soup with smoked pork, chilis, tomato, lime and cilantro
Third Course (choose one):
Smoked meatloaf with mashed potatoes, fried onions and mushroom gravy
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Mushroom chile cheese tamale with black-eyed peas and rice (vegetarian)
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Green chile-fried chicken with mashed potatoes and collard greens
Additional:
Apple crisp with candied bacon streusel and bourbon caramel ice cream (v)
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Banana pudding with banana custard, honey whipped cream, toasted pecans, cream biscuit (v)
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Petite Provence – Division

Division / Clinton, SE Portland • Coffee/Tea, Bakeries, Cafes/Delicatessens, French

These boulangerie and patisserie bistros in Portland offer amazing bread, cookies, cakes and pastries as well as a full bistro menu all day. Breakfast as Petite Provence is always a favorite, but the sandwiches, soups, happy hour snacks, appetizers, salads and entrees keep you satisfied for the rest of the day, as well.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Winter strawberry salad: winter greens, pecans, goat cheese and olive oil.
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Soup du Jour
Second course (choose one):
Cabernet steak: teres major butcher's cut with perfect mashed potatoes, farmed asparagus and compound butter
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Mustard and honey crusted salmon: Burgundy Beurre Blanc with cocoa butter mashed potatoes and garden vegetables
Third course:
Petite Provence signature dessert du Jour
Additional:
Vegetarian entree provided upon request
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Piazza Italia

Pearl District, NW Portland • Italian

Piazza Italia is a traditional Italian café focused on providing an authentic Italian experience. In the summer, it features outdoor seating.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Antipasto misto: Italian meat and cheese board
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Insalata caprese
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Antipasto Italiano: grilled vegetable plate
Second course (choose one):
Porchetta ravioli with arugula pesto sauce and tomato confit
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Filetto di pesce: Halibut fillet with roasted potatoes and garlic sautéed spinach
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Daily pasta special
Third course (choose one):
Tiramisù
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Gelato served with any coffee
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Picnic House

Charity Cocktail

Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American

The Picnic House was established in 2012 as a place for fresh, fanciful and flavorful food. You can dine in the Grand Room (c. 1926) or at a table reclaimed from a 700-year-old fir tree, or even grab & go to picnic with your cuisine where you would like. The lunch menu consists of soups and sandwiches, and dinner offers small plates, soups and salads.

Menu
First course:
Picnic caesar salad with warm garlic-herb croutons
Second course:
Braised-beef cheek with parmesan pudding, winter root vegetables and pan jus
Third course:
S'mores cake with graham cracker mousse and crumble, torched meringue and chocolate sauce
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Pok Pok NW

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • Thai

A Portland classic that began as a food cart and went on to international renown. Andy Ricker has emerged as a James Beard Award-winning chef, but his heart and mind remain happily embedded in some nondescript Northern Thai pub — thus the inspiration for the varied hot-sour-salty-sweet shared plates, grilled delights and from-scratch curries and noodle soups that constitute the novelty-filled menu. There is nothing like Pok Pok — it is superb!

Menu
First course:
Miang kham: betel leaf wraps filled with diced ginger, lime, Thai chilies, peanuts, toasted coconut, shrimp floss and shallots served with a sweet palm sugar-tamarind sauce
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Yam samun phrai: Thai herbal salad with white turmeric, carrot, parsnip, betel leaf, basil, lime leaf, lemongrass, sawtooth, fried shallots, cashews, peanuts, sesame seeds, dry shrimp floss, ground pork, fresh prawns and Thai chilies in a mild coconut milk dressing
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choice of jasmine or sticky rice
Second course (choose one):
Khanom jiin naam yaa kai: spicy coconut curry with ground chicken and krachai served over thin rice vermicelli, pickled mustard greens, bean sprouts, basil, cabbage, long beans and boiled egg.
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Cha ca “la vong”: catfish marinated in turmeric and sour rice and fried in turmeric oil with scallions and dill and served on rice vermicelli with peanuts, mint, cilantro and mam nem
Third course:
Whiskeysoda float: homemade bourbon ice cream and cola float with a brace of Amarena cherries on top
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Produce Row Café

Central Eastside, SE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, American/New American, Brewpubs/Breweries

This venerable Portland beer institution has been serving up local pints since 1974, when it was owned by the McMenamin brothers before their McMenamins empire began. After a brief closure in 2015, Produce Row is once again open, with an easily accessible menu and great patio space.

Menu
First Course (choose one):
French onion soup soup
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Brussels sprouts salad
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Bourbon barbecue wings
Second Course (choose one):
Smoked pork loin with cannellini beans, braised greens and onion jam
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Chorizo and saffron fish stew with cod, clams, potatoes, fennel, fried onion and grilled bread
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Mushroom risotto with dried porcini broth, parmesan and gremolata (v)
Third Course (choose one):
Chocolate torte with dulce de leche and candied orange zest
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Caramel pudding with smoked salt and buttermilk whipped cream
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Proof•Reader Restaurant & Bar

Charity Cocktail

Downtown, SW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns

Our name reflects our devotion to local whiskeys and elevated cocktails, while offering an authentic taste of the Pacific Northwest through our inspired cuisine, featuring a selection of local, high quality ingredients. We also offer over 150 whiskeys, all served with genuine Oregon hospitality.

Menu
First Course:
Roasted baby rainbow carrots and fennel with lemon vinaigrette, goat cheese and balsamic syrup
Second Course:
Table smoked lamb osso buco with, Misty Mountain mushrooms, roasted butternut squash, fennel and whiskey pan sauce
Third Course:
Pear Bourbon cake with bourbon soaked cranberries and house made cinnamon ice cream
Additional
Optional whiskey pairing
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Q Restaurant and Bar

Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American

Chef Annie Cuggino crafts the menu at this hyper-seasonal eatery highlighting ingredients from local growers and producers. Their bar side offers beer and wine from Oregon and beyond, along with elaborate house cocktails.

Menu
First course (choose one)
Stuffed bacon wrapped dates with chèvre, black pepper, Marcona almond and marsala drizzle
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Kiyokawa Orchard apple and date salad with roasted hazelnuts, greens and honey pepper vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
Duck confit with potato pavé, grilled winter greens, dried cherry, port vinaigrette and toasted pecans
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Wild mushroom risotto with roasted winter veggies, crunchy parmigiano reggiano, lemon agrumato and sage
Third course (choose one):
Tiramisu with chocolate pistachio biscotti crumbs
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House-made sorbet tasting plate
Additional:
3 course dinner is served as first option or second option, not mix and match
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Quaintrelle

Mississippi / Williams, N Portland • American/New American

This North Mississippi Avenue restaurant offers a curated menu of elegant dishes made using seasonal and local ingredients. Delicious plates include duck “ham” with pickles, flatiron steak with garlic marrow bread and olive oil cake covered in tayberries and lemon curd.

Menu
First course (choose one)
Oysters with pineapple mignonette, serrano, herb oil and charred lemon
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Panisse with olives, pine nuts and green garlic aioli
Second course (choose one)
Hay-smoked butternut squash, onion soubise, pistachio verde, maple and foie gras
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Melted leek and potato soup with seeds, crumbs and radish
Third course (choose one):
Ricotta dumplings with foraged winter mushrooms, smoked beet “bacon,” fiore sardo and garlic foam
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Pork loin with turnip, braised cabbage and sauce aux truffes
Additional:
Add any vegetable course, $11Add any desert, $6Optional wine pairings available
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Radar

Mississippi / Williams, N Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, American/New American, European

Radar is a neighborhood destination for great food and drink. Located on North Mississippi, Radar offers New American cuisine, a hearty weekend brunch, craft cocktails, beer and wine. Guests also delight in watching the chefs in action in their open kitchen.

 

Menu
First course (choose one):
Curried winter squash bisque with fried oyster and pepitas
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Crab and arugula Salad with Marcona almonds and citrus
Second course (choose one):
Braised beef cheeks with smoked onion marmalade, polenta, cantal cheese and horseradish
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Pan seared scallops with cauliflower puree, roast cauliflower, braised fennel and black garlic
Third course:
VanillaPanna cotta with hazelnut brittle and berry compote
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Chocolate mousse with Grand Marnier whip, orange and beurre noisette madeleine
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Red Star Tavern

Charity Cocktail

Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American

We are a modern chef-driven restaurant, located in the heart of downtown Portland. Our chef updates the menu with the seasons, according to what’s cropping up at local farms and dairies. Chef Dolan’s Northwest-inspired food is served at breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, great for pairing with a local craft beer, a pour from our nearly 250-bottle whisky collection or the ever-changing cocktail menu, served with love by top Portland bartender Brandon Lockman. Drop in anytime you like: Red Star has a table for you.

Menu
First course:
Early spring greens with tangerine, shaved radish, sheep’s milk pistachio crema, curry vinaigrette and chives
Second course (choose one):
Seville orange glazed lamb ribs with baby carrots, potato and pickled onion salad
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Seared Pacific Albacore with creamy coconut rice, charred broccolini and grilled pineapple salad
Third course:
Chocolate-crusted cheesecake with coffee ice cream and bittersweet chocolate sauce
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Renata

Central Eastside, SE Portland • Italian

Renata is located in the heart of Portland’s Central Eastside District, which is teeming with local artisans, hip eateries and trendy shops. The location is readily accessible from every area of the city. Chef Chris Frazier and his team present an ever-evolving menu featuring seasonal handcrafted pastas, wood-fired pizzas and hearth grilled entrees while paying homage to the whole animal, the bounty of the Pacific NW and the culinary heritage of Italy. Renata has two private dining spaces and a patio conducive to cocktail receptions or seated meals. The striking space also lends itself to full-scale weddings and corporate buyouts.

Menu
First Course (choose one):
House-cured salumi with vegetable pickles, stone ground mustard and grissini
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Endive salad with preserved lemon citronette and ricotta salata
Second Course (choose one):
Reginette with braised pork, sage and Grana Padano cheese
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Casarecce with walnut pesto and ricotta
Third Course (choose one):
Mixed grill of sausage with polenta and kale
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Roasted chicken with salsa verde and fennel
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Revelry

Central Eastside, SE Portland • Drink, Korean

  • 210 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,
    Portland, OR 97214
  • 971.339.3693

Revelry provides the inner Southeast with late-night, re-mixed Korean street fare, like short rib rice bowls and kimchi pancakes. Operated by James Beard-nominated chefs, this artsy-industrial space also offers cocktails and hosts a live DJ.

Menu
First course:
Mrs. Yang’s spicy fried chicken (tallboy size) with peanut brittle
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Hansang Set: house-made kimchi, jerk spice braised yams and Nori poached mushrooms
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Chips and dip
Second course (choose one):
Preserved vegetable Dan Dan Noodle
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Ginger pork rice bowl with soft egg
Third course (choose one):
Miso molten lava cake with gochugaru cream
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Kumquat creamsicle
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RingSide Steakhouse Uptown

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • Wine Bars/Tasting, Steak Houses

RingSide Steakhouse has been perfecting the steakhouse experience for close to 75 years, having been family owned and operated since 1944. Known as a favorite for both locals and visitors alike, RingSide Steakhouse offers a wide variety of USDA prime & certified Angus natural beef, and also has one of Portland’s only on-premise dry aging rooms. Start your meal with our famous onion rings, the same ones that James Beard claimed to be “the best I’ve ever had” and move on to a dry aged, bone-in rib eye for two. Pair the evening with a bottle from our list of over 700 labels and finish things off with our house made classic vanilla bean crème brulée. A trip to Portland is not complete without enjoying the full RingSide experience.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Baked onion soup
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Mixed greens and vegetables
Second course:
Tender steak medallions with sauce chasseur and garlic mashed potatoes
Third course:
Crème brûlée
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Roe

SW Portland • Japanese, Seafood

  • 515 S.W. Broadway, Suite 100,
    Portland, OR 97205
  • 503.232.1566

Tucked away inside the historic Morgan building in downtown Portland, Roe offers a continuiously evolving menu of New American seafood prepared using Japanese and French techniques. Guests can in either a 4- and 7-course menu, along with optional refined caviar service before the start of your meal and a carefully curated selection of wine, sake and spirits.

Menu
First course:
Causa nikkei: potatoes with tuna tartare, nori and jidori egg
Second course:
Cuttlefish katsu: crispy cuttlefish with winter vegetables, aji amarillo japanese curry sauce
Third course:
Lucuma "apple pie" with roasted apple tart, lucuma ice cream
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Rosa Rosa

Downtown, SW Portland • Italian

Located on the ground floor of the Dossier hotel in downtown Portland, Rosa Rosa is a culinary collaboration between chefs Vitaly Paley and Kenny Giambalvo. Named after Paley’s grandmother Rosa (and an ode to the City of Roses), the eatery unites ingredients and flavors from Turkey, Georgia and Italy to craft its house-made pastas, locally sourced salads and shareable plates.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Ribollita: Tuscan tomato bread soup with kale, parmesan and durant olive oil
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Endive and alici salad with whole grain mustard vinaigrette, radish and sweet herbs
Second course (choose one):
Braised pork cheeks with creamed red cabbage, orange zest, Turkish olives and salt-cured black peppercorns
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Pan roasted steelhead with fennel, tomatoes, roasted garlic, saffron poached potatoes and German opal basil
Third course:
Ricotta cheesecake with sour cherry preserve and pine nut brittle
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Rosswood

Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American, Northwest/Regional

The new restaurant at River’s Edge Hotel is a neighborhood favorite with both locals and hotel guests. Rooted in Pacific Northwest style and flavors, Rosswood has been crafted to be a welcoming hub for all occasions, whether you’re grabbing a quick lunch, catching up with friends at the bar, or celebrating a special occasion. Warm service, Willamette River views, and chefs who are passionate about local ingredients—the perfect components for your next memorable meal.

Menu
First course:
Smoked salmon with watercress, cucumber, grapefruit curd and everything bagel croutons
Second course:
Squid ink tagliatelle with octopus, prawns, scallops and black garlic
Third course:
Citrus panna cotta with miso caramel and bourbon hazelnuts
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Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Downtown, SW Portland • Steak Houses

A great steakhouse experience is waiting for you at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, where you’ll find expertly prepared USDA Prime steaks served sizzling on a 500-degree plate accompanied by an award-winning wine list. This timeless American steakhouse tradition continues in the heart of Downtown Portland.

Menu
First course:
Steakhouse salad with iceberg lettuce, baby arugula, baby lettuces, grape tomatoes, garlic croutons, red onions and a house vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
Stuffed chicken with lemon butter and choice of mashed potatoes or creamed spinach
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Salmon with choice of mashed potatoes or creamed spinach
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6-ounce filet with choice of mashed potatoes or creamed spinach
Third course:
Cheesecake with cranberry chocolate bark
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Salty’s on the Columbia

Airport, NE Portland • Seafood, Steak Houses

  • 3839 N.E. Marine Drive,
    Portland, OR 97211-2129
  • 503.288.4444

The best seafood and steak restaurant in Portland isn’t downtown, it’s on the Columbia River. Salty’s award-winning fresh Northwest seafood cuisine and attentive friendly service is further enhanced by inspiring views of the mighty Columbia and Mount Hood from its two-story deck and walls of windows. The menu offers fresh Dungeness crab and Maine lobster (so fresh they’re swimming in the lobby’s saltwater tanks) to Alaskan salmon and halibut in season, oysters and clams from Northwest beaches or Certified Angus Beef Natural steaks, pasta and an award-winning Sunday Brunch. The Bar-Café offers more intimate dining, cocktails, a great happy hour and live jazz on select evenings.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Orange and avocado mixed green salad with poppyseed vinaigrette, hazelnuts and feta
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Salty's seafood chowder with clams, scallops, shrimp, potatoes and apple-wood smoked bacon
Second course (choose one):
Grilled chimichurri prawn pasta with chorizo bolognese and pecorino toscano
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Petite smoked steelhead with mashed potatoes, mustard seed vinaigrette-dressed spinach and balsamic reduction
Third course:
Italian lemon pastry tart with blackberry conserve, Chantilly cream and lemon cookie crumble
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Seasonal sorbet or ice cream
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Sardine Head

Mississippi / Williams, N Portland • Wine Bars/Tasting, French, Seafood

The team behind North Portland’s first natural wine bar, Sardine Head, hope to “democratize natural wine,” offering organic and experimental vintners. This unpretentious bar invites wine novices and experts alike to learn more about the farmers and ingredients behind each bottle. The cuisine is inspired by Brittany, the Celtic region in the west of France, focusing on seafood, heirloom vegetables and heritage pig.

Menu
First course:
Tin fish platter with house sardines, Grand Central baguette, cultured butter house pickles and Kashmiri oil
Second course:
Radicchio salad with sardine emulsion, shallot, hazelnut and Mimolette
Third course:
Tea-poached langoustines with passion fruit butter, buckwheat, purple potato confit and saffron cream
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Saucebox

Downtown, SW Portland • Asian, Japanese, Thai

Since 1995, Saucebox has maintained a reputation in the city as the place for the finest in pan-Asian and Pacific Island cuisine with its insider vibe and unique presence. Unforgettable dishes and innovative cocktails have garnered national attention for Saucebox national in The New York Times, Bon Appetit Magazine, Travel & Leisure and The Wall Street Journal – but its local popularity makes this a landmark of Portland restaurant and lounge scene.

Menu
First course:
Tsukemono pickle plate with kimchi, daikon radish, carrot and English cucumber (v)
Second course (choose one):
Crispy brussels sprouts with dashi broth, poached egg and scallion
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Aga dashi tofu with vegan tsuyu and scallion (v)
Third course (choose one):
Korean spare ribs with peanut, scallion, pickled cucumber and jasmine rice
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Kung pow shrimp with red pepper, onion, peanut, tsin tsin sauce and jasmine rice
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Phanaeng curry with potato, carrot, red pepper, jasmine rice (v)
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Serratto

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • Italian

Serratto is a lively and elegant neighborhood restaurant serving authentic and innovative dishes from Italy, France and the greater Mediterranean region. The menu, which changes seasonally, is built around a commitment to using natural meats, the freshest seafood and locally grown fruits and vegetables.

Menu
First course:
Dungeness crab, frisée, hearts of palm, poached asparagus and lemon-truffle vinaigrette
Second course:
Grilled Painted Hills hanger steak with duck-fat-poached fingerling potatoes, sautéed spinach, black garlic and whole grain mustard crème fraîche
Third course:
Bananas foster bread pudding
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Smallwares Restaurant

Charity Cocktail

Mississippi / Williams, N Portland • Asian

Smallwares in North Portland offers “inauthentic Asian” cuisine. Their eclectic but refined menu includes small plates meant to be shared, larger dishes of noodles and curry, and a curated selection of sake, wine, cocktails and beer.

Menu
First course:
Choice of salmon or king oyster mushroom sashimi with coconut rice salad, miso, fresh turmeric, mustard and nigella seed
Second course:
Fried avocado with charred-pineapple jam, pink peppercorn, habanero and tropical slaw
Third course (choose one):
Pork Coppa steak with masala spice, spring greens and apple jam vinaigrette
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Curried cauliflower with dahl, sweet potato, sunflower seed and herbed crème fraîche
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Southpark Seafood

Downtown, SW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Wine Bars/Tasting, Northwest/Regional, Seafood

We live, breathe and cook Pacific NW using the best of the best seafood around. The lights, the banter, the occasional oyster shooter (or two) – you’re going to love it. Sustainability is our heart. Partners of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood watch, we only serve fresh and sustainably raised seafood.

“Portland is known for its amazing food and this place is one of the reasons why. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants delicious seafood with a little twist.” -Hannah, Yelp, January 2019

Menu
First course (choose one):
Mixed greens salad with hazelnuts, olive oil and Katz’s sauvignon blanc vinegar
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Beet salad with fennel, blue cheese, pistachio brittle, arugula and Katz zinfandel vinegar
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Brussels sprouts with gochujang, cilantro and peanuts
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Clam chowder with braised bacon and gnocchi
Second course (choose one):
Steelhead with chorizo, hominy stew, lacinato kale and lime zest
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Squid ink fettuccine with Manila clams, guanciale, tomato, chili flakes and scallion
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Delicata squash pizza with ricotta, anchovy, chili flakes and aged balsamic
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Painted Hills flatiron steak with broccoli, Calabrian chili, red onion and hazelnuts
Third course (choose one):
Lemon cheesecake with lime curd, blueberry sorbet, ginger oat crumble and almond Florentine
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Cookie plate of assorted house-made cookies
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Chocolate flourless cake with brownies, caramel, cocoa nib cookies, hazelnut gelato and hazelnut brittle
Additional:
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available upon request
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St. Jack

Charity Cocktail

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • French

The product of a lifetime of study and passion, St. Jack is an ode to the bouchons, or esteemed cafes of Lyon, France, and to Chef Aaron Barnett’s take on the humble excellence of rustic French cuisine. Situated on a comfortable neighborhood corner in NW Portland, St. Jack features a dining room and bar room that boast wall to wall windows and classic fixtures. The marble bar features specialty cocktails, French beers and Belgian ales. True to authentic bouchons, regional wines are served directly from barrels in Pôts Lyonnais, traditional 46cL bottles imported from Lyon.

Menu
First course:
Wild mushroom soup with fennel, shiitake mushroom, crimini mushroom and toasted brioche
Second course (choose one):
Parisian gnocchi with turnip, dill, parmesan and watercress pistou
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Mussels fra diavolo with tomato, chili, caper and fennel
Third course (choose one):
Madeleines: freshly baked French butter cakes
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Swank & Swine Restaurant

Downtown, SW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, American/New American

Swank Restaurant polishes the ruggedly natural aspects of the Pacific Northwest into precisely crafted plates for daily breakfast, lunch and dinner offerings. Locally sourced ingredients also make an appearance in the house crafted cocktails and west coast wine selections.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Baby gem with white anchovies, parmesan reggiano, croutons and roasted garlic lemon dressing
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Indian spiced potato fritter with red and green chutney
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Painted Hills short rib barbacoa sopes with local radishes and salsa verde
Second course (choose one):
Swank Burger with Painted Hills house grind, smoked remoulade, bread and butter pickles, shaved onion and aged white cheddar
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Local mushroom cannelloni with yellowfoot chanterelles, caramelized onion and Oregon White Truffle demi-glace
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Hill Ranch chicken fried pork chop with "reezy peezy” and red eye gravy
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Line-caught Redbanded rockfish with Thai fried rice, roasted pineapple and peanut crust
Third course (choose one):
Brut chocolate cake with black forest ice cream and Amaro cherry syrup
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Butterscotch semifreddo with candied pecan shortbread and brown butter jam
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Tanner Creek Tavern

Charity Cocktail

Pearl District, NW Portland • American/New American

Tanner Creek Tavern is Portland chef and restaurateur David Machado’s newest eating and drinking establishment in the Pearl District, next to the new Hampton Inn & Suites. Chef Jeff Larson’s menu emphasizes seasonal, approachable tavern fare with inspired flavors from around the world.

The dining room, lounge area, bar, two private dining rooms and outdoor seating echo Portland’s early industrial history with concrete, steel, exposed Douglas Fir beams, tile and glass. Floor-to-ceiling glass hydraulic doors flood this tavern with light. The Tavern honors neighborhood history with black and white murals of historic maps and photographs of the epic construction project that diverted the original Tanner Creek underground.

Menu
First course (choose one):
French mushroom soup with gruyere toast
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Baby lettuces with white balsamic vinaigrette and croutons
Second course (choose one):
Smoked mushroom stroganoff with pappardelle, mushroom cream and fresh herbs
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Roasted half chicken with lentils, brussels sprouts and tarragon
Third course (choose one):
Citrus layer cake with blood orange sherbet
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Choice of ice cream or sorbet
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Tapalaya

NE Portland • Southern/Cajun/Creole, Vietnamese

Tapalaya serves innovative Cajun/Creole cuisine made from scratch with inspiration from chef Anh Luu’s Vietnamese-Cajun heritage.  Tapalaya (tapas + jambalaya) serves tapas-style small plates in a fun, funky and relaxed atmosphere with cheery New Orleans art adorning the walls.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Crawfish etouffee nachos with wonton chips, cheddar, cotija, green onion and cilantro
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Creole radicchio caesar with fried capers, cornbread crumbs and shaved parmesan
Second course (choose one):
Pork belly skewers with brown sugar-soy barbecue sauce
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Blackened Spanish octopus with Thai basil emulsion and crispy shallots
Third course (choose one):
Steak Diane: beef teres major with brandy mushroom cream sauce and pickled onions
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Crawfish Anh Luu with Viet-Cajun cream sauce served over creamy grits
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Taqueria Nueve

Central Eastside, SE Portland • Mexican

A beloved Portland taqueria recently reopened in the Central Eastside, serving wild boar tacos, octopus coctel, Caesar con ceviche, fresh-squeezed margaritas and other favorites.

Menu
First Course (choose one):
Roasted beet salad with jicama, cucumber, habanero, avocado crema, wild arugula and pepitas
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Caesar con ceviche salad with Caesar dressing, crisp romaine and lime marinated Tombo tuna ceviche
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Pork chili verde with chicharrones
Second Course (choose one):
Chili relleno with a bright tomato caldillo
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Pescado de Yucatan with seasonal fish marinated in achiote then roasted in banana leaf, pickled onions and rice and beans
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Mole Oaxaqueno with dark, rich mole made with over 40 ingredients, braised beef shank, pickled onion and rice and beans
Third Course (choose one):
Flan with caramel sauce
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Churros Served with goat's milk cajeta for dipping.
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Tres leches cake
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Terrane Italian Kitchen + Bar

SW Portland • Italian

Located within the Porter hotel in downtown Portland, Terrane Italian Kitchen + Bar features Italian offers an array of Italian-inspired food (including grab-and-go options), including breakfast sandwiches, house-made pastries and fresh pasta.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Garden greens with herbs, fennel and chianti vinaigrette
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Apple treviso with celery, candied walnuts, pecorino, and caramelized onion dressing
Second course (choice of):
Pappardelle with mama’s ragu and pecorino romano
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Beet fettuccine with goat cheese, arugula, aged balsamic and pistachio
Third course (choose one):
Chocolate budino with espresso, caramel, sea salt and olive oil
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Grilled almond and olive oil cake with poached pears, negroni curd and sweet gremolata
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The Country Cat Dinner House & Bar

SE Portland • American/New American, Northwest/Regional

The Country Cat is a down-home neighborhood restaurant in Southeast that specializes in farm-to-table cuisine. It offers outstanding brunch and dinner in a comfortable, lively, family-friendly environment. From the fried chicken to the “whole hog” plate, everything is prepared and crafted in-house.

Menu
First course:
Jersey Devils: Fried Willapa Bay oysters on mom's deviled eggs with Frank's Hot Sauce
Second course:
Smoky housemade jalapeno and cheddar cheese sausage with bacon braised collard greens and creamy grits
Third course:
Key lime pie in a graham cracker crust and topped with chantilly
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The Hairy Lobster

NW Portland, Pearl District • American/New American

The Hairy Lobster combines classic cuisine with modern cooking influences into a shared plate concept.  Located on the corner of Jameson Square park, THL offers up the talents of husband and wife team David and Mellisa Root creating dishes that tap into classic American cooking utilizing recipes that have been carried down through the ages.  A full bar concentrates on artisanal craft cocktail; while the menu focuses on seafood, garden, and barn offerings.  You must absolutely save room for a dessert off of the acclaimed confection menu.  A beautiful view of the park, and an amazing patio during the summer season assist, in creating a comfortable atmosphere where you can relax, and enjoy some amazing food.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Shrimp campechana with tomato, avocado and tortilla chips
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Farmers’ market chopped salad with spicy pecan and tomato fennel vinaigrette
Second course (choose one):
Halibut fish and chips with charred jalapeno tartar
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Fresh sage gnocchi with smoked eggplant and caramelized onion
Third course (choose one)
Tart lemon curd with Anzac crumble and candied blueberry
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House-made "Our-eos" cookies and malted milk latte semmifreddo
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The Waiting Room

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • American/New American, Southern/Cajun/Creole

For a taste of Southern hospitality in the Pacific Northwest, head to the Waiting Room in Northwest Portland. Offering Southern-inspired dishes that highlight local ingredients, this cozy spot specializes in fried chicken and oysters along with craft cocktails, local drafts and French bubbly.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Hush puppies with pimento cheese and pickled chili
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Baked oysters with crab fat, caviar and crispy parsley
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Smoked hamachi rillette with salmon roe, anchovy egg salad and toast
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Andouille and boudin with chow chow and house made worcestershire reduction
Second course (choose one):
Cornmeal-dusted catfish with sweet potato brabants , porcini smothered green beans in sauce meuniere
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Fried chicken (two pieces) with black truffle potato puree and caviar gravy
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Smoked pork with crawfish dirty rice, collard greens and hot honey
Third Course (choose one):
Chocolate cremeux with chicory coffee mousse and candied pecans
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Bourbon and peach downey with white chocolate crumble and whipped crème fraîche
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Tiffin Asha

NE Portland • Indian

  • 1670 N.E. Killingsworth St.,
    Portland, OR 97211
  • 503.936.7663

Formerly a food cart, Tiffin Asha’s brick and mortar on Northeast Killingsworth Street is where to find some of the city’s best Indian food. Expect to find traditional elements of South Indian cooking delivered with a twist.

 

Menu
First course:
Radish kosambari with pea shoots, mung bean, crushed peanuts, shredded coconut, powdered curry leaf, lime and black salt
Second course (choose one):
Lamb kabab uttapams with fermented Indian style pancakes, garam masala, date pickle, cashew cream and crispy kale
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String hoppers and kokum curry with hand-pressed, steamed rice noodles, wild mushrooms, roasted root vegetables and curry leaves
Third course (choose one):
Ginger-honey kulfi with blood orange-almond caramel and almond sugar clusters
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Coconut ladoo with saffron scented warm cashew milk and rose petals
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Trifecta Tavern

Central Eastside, SE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, American/New American, Seafood

This triple threat — restaurant, bakery and bar — serves up a seafood-heavy menu with plenty of oyster dishes as well as fresh-baked bread and drinks.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Little gem salad with herbs, levain croutons, radish and buttermilk dressing
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Winter root vegetable soup with brown butter and saba
Second course (choose one):
Roasted pork loin with chorizo, chickpeas, broccoli rabe and herb vinaigrette
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Roasted fish (changes daily) with Manila clams, bouillabaisse and rouille
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Tagliatelle with wild mushrooms, Grana Padano cheese and pea greens
Third course:
Flourless chocolate cake with berry coulis and whipped cream
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Urban Fondue

NW Portland / Nob Hill, NW Portland • European

Located just off of the lively 21st Ave in Northwest Portland, Urban Fondue offers a cozy atmosphere with indulgent menu offerings highlighting seasonal ingredients. Offering monthly specials in addition to the regular collection of cheese and dessert fondues and cooking broths, too. Favorite menu items to try include smoked farmhouse cheddar fondue, brie and Gorgonzola fondue, Heath Bar chocolate fondue and peanut-butter-and-chocolate fondue. The cocktail list boasts 100+ martini options from the adjacently located Bartini, where happy hour keeps the bartenders busy all night long. Come see for yourself why locals have been loving Urban Fondue for over 10 years!

Menu
First course (choose one):
Cheese Fondue served with fresh baked bread
Smoked local farmhouse cheddar: rich, creamy smoked cheddar
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Brie and gorgonzola: brie and gorgonzola cheeses swirled together and topped with roasted hazelnuts
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Ruby port: swiss and gruyère cheeses finished with caramelized sweet onions and port wine
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Tillamook white cheddar and caraway: roasted caraway folded into local white cheddar
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Tomato basil: hickory smoked cheddar, vine ripened tomatoes, fresh basil and bacon
Second course (choose one):
Ingredients served raw, to be cooked in recommended broth selection, dipping sauces included
Steak and lobster: fresh baby lobster tails marinated in citrus zest and Meyer lemon oil and local seasoned steak with marjoram and olive oil
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East meets west: Carlton pork, local breast of chicken, east coast scallops and Tiger prawns
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Northwest chicken: tender strips of local chicken tossed in cracked pepper, garlic and parsley
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Lobster and prawns: fresh baby lobster tails and Tiger prawns marinated in citrus zest and Meyer lemon oil
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Fin and shellfish: local Chinook salmon, east coast scallops, Pacific oysters and Tiger prawns marinated in citrus zest and Meyer lemon oil
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Chef’s cut: thin sliced Carlton pork and seasoned steak with marjoram, olive oil and spices
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Vegetarian: tofu, asparagus, marinated tomatoes, artichoke hearts, grilled onions, sweet carrots, mushrooms and scallions
Third course (choose one):
Dessert Fondue
House-made chocolate: dense chocolate whipped with cream
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Bittersweet chocolate hazelnut: chocolate marinated with local hazelnuts
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Black forest: dense chocolate topped with French black cherries and vanilla whipped cream
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Peanut butter and chocolate: peanut butter folded into thick chocolate
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Salted caramel cognac: silky caramel made from scratch with premium cognac
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Raspberry swirl:fresh raspberry purée swirled into decadent chocolate fondue
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Chocolate butterscotch: butterscotch blended with lush chocolate
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Marionberry cheesecake: rich creamed cheese whipped with lemon, swirl with freshly puréed Marionberries and topped with crushed graham crackers
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Bananas foster: house-made caramel with a hint of banana liqueur topped with caramelized bananas foster and vanilla whipped cream
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Heath bar: chunks of Heath Bar toffee studded with dense chocolate
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Tiramisu: creamed chocolate swirled with espresso and topped with lady fingers
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Rocky Road chocolate: chocolate and luscious marshmallow ganache topped with crushed roasted peanuts
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Urdaneta

Alberta Arts District, NE Portland • Spanish

Urdaneta is an inviting Spanish tapas restaurant on Northeast Alberta. Diners can share traditional tapas dishes with a modern twist, like hand carved jamon and croquetas de chorizo, while sipping a classic cocktail or wine and sherry from Spain.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Croquetas de pollo with smoked chicken, fennel bechamel and pimenton aioli
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Espárragos polonaise with grilled asparagus, arrope, leek ash emulsion, breadcrumbs and egg
Second course (choose one):
Filete de culotte with culotte steak, romesco, leek marmalade and valdeon foam
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Bacalao with seared black cod, mussels, Nora’s coconut milk broth, ras el hanout and fried capers Bacalao with seared black cod, mussels, nora coconut milk broth, ras el hanout and fried capers
Third course (choose one):
Flan de chocolate with kiwi-mint coulis, toasted almonds and caramel
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Tarta de queso with burnt Basque cheesecake, membrillo and sherry whipped cream
Additional:
Optional wine pairing available
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Verde Cocina [Sylvan]

SW Portland • Mexican

Our menu celebrates fresh, locally sourced ingredients infused with both classic and contemporary flavors of Mexico and the Pacific Northwest. Family owned and operated, Verde Cocina was started by husband and wife Noé and Anna Garnica in 2009.

Noé owes much of his traditional culinary knowledge to helping his mother and tías make savory dishes over an open fire in south-central Mexico, while Anna grew up in rural California where agriculture was a way of life. Anna has championed the importance of offering dishes free of known allergens such as gluten, dairy, and soy; and supporting individual food lifestyle choices.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Verde salad with mixed greens, crisp cabbage, carrots, cucumbers, radish and apples tossed in a light vinaigrette
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Roasted cauliflower with pepitas and cubes of locally smoked, pork belly bacon
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Three Sisters Masa Primavera: creamy polenta made from local, organic, Three Sisters corn masa and fresh herbs, topped with an olive tapenade, warm butternut squash sauce, and chopped Oregon hazelnuts
Second course (choose one):
Paleo Chile Nogada: a lighter take on traditional Chiles en Nogada, featuring a fire roasted poblano pepper filled with fresh veggies, sweet potato, and apple plated over a creamy coconut, tomatillo sauce
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Adobo Al Pastor: juicy slow cooked, braised beef cooked with sweet pineapple in a flavorful, mildly spicy chili adobo sauce served over black beans with fresh grilled carrots and kale
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Mushroom Quesadilla: two corn tortillas folded over a delicious blend of local cheeses topped with fresh, sautéed mushrooms, creamy cheese sauce with fresh grilled market veggies
Third course (choose one):
Locally made Rawdacious mini cheesecake
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Housemade flan
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Verdigris

NE Portland • French

Verdigris Restaurant is a small, elegant, contemporary, French-inspired restaurant on Northeast Fremont. Owners Johnny and Kristina Nunn are dedicated to creating a warm, personalized and memorable experience for every diner. Verdigris serves a blend of modern and traditional fare with an ever-changing menu and wine list. The cuisine is highlighted by house-made breads, simply prepared local produce, low-temperature cooking with clean, light accompaniments and ingredient-driven desserts. The dining space was created to amplify the elements of the cuisine – tastefully simple, classic and inviting.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Soup du Jour
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Grilled romaine caesar smoked salmon with croutons, lemon and parmesan
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Roasted beets chevre, avocado, almonds and Navel oranges
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Mixed greens salad with buttermilk blue cheese dressing, pickled shallots and croutons
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Smithfield ham and white bean cassoulet with 60-minute egg, fennel sausage and persillade
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Chicken liver mousse with pickled vegetables, whole grain mustard and crostini
Second course (choose one):
Potato gnocchi with local mushrooms, lacinato kale, morel cream and parmesan
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Shellfish stew with tomato-fennel cream, mussels, clams, shrimp, bay scallops and baguette
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Coq au vin with creamy polenta, bacon and braised collard greens
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Beef bourguignon with garlic smashed potatoes, butternut squash and bacon
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Grilled chicken breast with duck fat hash brown, leeks, mushrooms and truffle jus
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Top sirloin with steak frites and sauce au poivre
Third course (choose one):
Fallen chocolate souffle cake chantilly, chocolate sauce and walnuts
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Pineapple tarte Tatin with hazelnuts
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Wilfs Restaurant

Old Town Chinatown, NW Portland • American/New American, Live Music, Northwest/Regional

  • 800 N.W. Sixth Ave. (at Union Station),
    Portland, OR 97209
  • 503.223.0070

Located at Union Station, Wilfs serves upfront jazz, house-infused libations and classic old-school fare like table side Caesar salads, Steak Diane, New York pepper steak and bananas foster. This retro bar is a family-owned restaurant celebrating over four decades in business.

Menu
First course:
Cup of Wilfs famous, oven-baked French onion soup topped with crostini, imported swiss and Grana Padano cheeses
Second course:
Three cheese-stuffed Hungarian wax pepper with house marinara sauce
Third course:
Petite bacon wrapped beef filet dripping with sauce béarnaise, seasonal vegetables and whipped potato
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Roasted squash stuffed with vegetarian sausage, rice with a maple balsamic glaze
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Xico

Division / Clinton, SE Portland • Mexican

Xico offers modern Mexican food. Stop by for dinner or book your next party in our private dining and event space. Xico has a wide selection of Oaxacan mezcal, inventive craft cocktails and a selective wine program that includes rare wines from Mexico. When Portland gives us sunshine and warm weather we open our coveted patio, tucked behind the restaurant in our hip neighborhood on Division Street in SE Portland. Sustainable, local ingredients, organic, non-gmo masa, handmade tortillas, and plenty of mezcal are our passions. Come see us!

Menu
First course:
Salad taco: organic yellow corn tortilla filled with fresh, local salad greens, avocado, toasted pepitas, Cowbell goat's milk feta and red onion escabeche in cilantro vinaigrette (gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan without cheese)
Second course (choose one):
Pork chile verde: Carlton pork shoulder slow cooked with tomatillos and spices served over white rice cooked in chicken broth and served with cumin-sour cream and tortillas (gluten-free and dairy free without sour cream)
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Three tamales cooked in banana leaf: one with Oaxacan black beans cooked with pasilla de Oaxaca chile and avocado leaf; one with blue corn and quesillo; and one with a blend of wild mushrooms, all served with salsa verde, poblano rajas, grilled onion, queso cotija, rice and refritos (gluten-free, vegetarian)
Third course (choose one):
Habanero caramel drinking chocolate: premium three chocolate blend, house caramel, habanero chile and freshly whipped cream (gluten-free, vegetarian)
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Seasonal sorbet (gluten-free, vegetarian)
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Yakuza Lounge

Alberta Arts District, NE Portland • Japanese

Inspired by the Japanese izakaya concept, Yakuza is a food-lover’s bar serving exceptional food and drinks best shared with good friends. Chef Caleb Vasquez’s daily food specials are devised around organic, local ingredients, complementing menu favorites like kale salad, Kobe tartare, tempura scallops, hamachi, pork cheek and the legendary Yakuza Burger, Portland Monthly Magazine’s Best Burger in 2009. To wash it all down, the restaurant features a wide selection of sakes, house cocktails, beer and wine.

Menu
First course (choose one):
Kale salad with shallots, edamame, lemon and sesame vinaigrette (vegetarian, gluten-free)
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Radicchio salad with shaved root vegetables, spicy remoulade dressing and brioche croutons
Second course (choose one):
Negi sake roll with King Salmon, scallions, spicy sauce and truffle shoestring fries (gluten-free)
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Yakuza roll with tempura asparagus, butternut squash and shishito peppers, spicy tofu “aioli” sweet Tamari glaze (vegetarian)
Third course:
Spicy sesame tan tan ramen: locally made ramen noodles with sesame, chili, ginger, garlic, scallions and choice of tender braised pork or locally sourced roasted mushrooms (substitute rice noodles for gluten-free option, vegan option also available)
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Zeus Café at Crystal Hotel

Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American

Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the Crystal Hotel’s first-floor Northwest-style café is an ideal spot to meet up downtown. The Zeus Café features an open kitchen and a menu that uses local, seasonal ingredients. Huge windows will offer plenty of natural light indoors and heated, dog-friendly outdoor seating is available on the sidewalk.

Menu
First course:
Grilled radicchio with fig and jig-balsamic syrup
Second course:
Wild boar sugo pappardelle
Third course:
Lemon polenta cake with Italian almond ice cream
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