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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):
    Polenta terrine of roasted peppers, Italian sausage, herb salad and goat cheese in a smoky tomato sauce
    -Or-
    Mushroomarancini of wild mushrooms, winter squash and fennel in a cream sauce
    Second course (choose one):
    Winter caprese with oil cured tomatoes, burrata, basil pesto, crushed olives and balsamic
    -Or-
    Brodo di pollo with confit chicken, risoni pasta, Pecorino and grilled crostini
    Third course (choose one):
    Veal scallopini with a roasted parsnip puree, capers and shallots in a lemon butter sauce
    -Or-
    House made pasta with radicchio, butternut squash, Calabrian chilies, toasted pistachios and Pecorino Romano
    *
    Enjoy a taste of Tuscany with three courses inspired by Chef Lorenzo's family favorites"
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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):
    Fried cauliflower tots
    -Or-
    Roasted beet with easter egg radish, gorgonzola cheese and a beet micro green salad
    -Or-
    Pork rillette with pickled vegetables and grilled focaccia
    -Or-
    Soup d'Jour
    Second course (choose one):
    Baked eggplant polpette with ceppo pasta in a San Marzano plum tomato sauce with kalamata olives, mozzarella and bread crumbs
    -Or-
    Painted Hills short rib ragu with potato gnocchi
    -Or-
    Espelette dusted baked sole with lentils, horseradish beurre blanc and spinach
    Third course (choose one):
    House-made cannoli with chocolate chips and pistachios
    -Or-
    Meyer lemon semifreddo sponge cake
    -Or-
    Ice cream and shortbread cookie
    Suggested pairing:
    Special wine pairing: $20 Nightly $30 bottle wine special
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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:
    Fresh green salad
    Second course:
    Louisiana wild fried catfish with miso-braised greens and smoked tomato gravy
    -Or-
    Cajun jambalaya with smoked chicken, andouille sausage, house made tasso and smoked tomato relish
    -Or-
    Louisiana white shrimp Creole with black kale, button mushrooms and spinach
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    Crawfish linguine with shrimp, sherry tomato cream and spinach
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    Smoked pork cheeks with white bean cassoulet
    Third course:
    Bread pudding with a bourbon caramel sauce, whipped cream and pecans
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    Accanto

    Belmont, SE Portland • Italian

    Accanto is a lively cafe, enoteca and neighborhood gathering spot in Southeast Portland. Inspired, by the many neighborhood enotecas throughout Italy, Accanto strives to be Portland’s version of this communal gathering space. The restaurant’s menu changes seasonally but always offers guests an array of starters and antipasti, six different daily house-made pastas and nightly entree specials. The wine list draws from Europe as well as the Pacific Northwest, and guests can also choose from neighboring Genoa’s extensive bottle selection. The beverage list features cocktails made with local spirits, and Italian grappas and digestivos.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Endive salad with preserved lemon citronette
    -Or-
    Daily soup
    Second course (choose one):
    Radiatore with walnut pesto, ricotta and mint
    -Or-
    Capellini with crab, burnt bread, pea greens and almonds
    Third course (choose one):
    Striped bass with tornagusto
    -Or-
    Beef short rib with sunchokes and portobellos
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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 (choose one):
    Al-Amir sampler platter of hummus, baba ghanoush, tabbouleh, grape leaves and falafel, followed by grilled lamb kabob, grilled chicken and shrimp service with house special rice and baklava for dessert
    Second course (choose one):
    Hummus and fattoush salad followed by roasted lamb shank on the bone, grilled fillet of chicken with house special rice and baklava for dessert
    Third course:
    Lebanese tour of vegetarian hummus, baba ghannooj, tabouli, grape leaves and vegetarian falafel, followed by khudar sauté of cauliflower, zucchini and carrot topped with garlic and tahini sauce and baklava for dessert
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    Altabira

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

    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):
    Roasted beets with citrus, drunken goat cheese and spiced walnuts in a white balsamic vinaigrette
    -Or-
    New England clam chowder with oyster crackers
    Second course (choose one):
    Herb roasted half chicken with marble potatoes, rainbow chard and pancetta gremolata in a chicken au jus
    -Or-
    Acorn squash stuffed with farrotto, kale, porcini mushroom, hazelnuts and goat cheese
    Third course (choose one):
    Meyer lemon bar tart with lavender meringue and white chocolate brittle
    -Or-
    House made ice cream
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    Aquariva

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

    Aquariva, located on the Willamette River at the edge of the South Waterfront District, has a casual, comfortable environment and offers seasonally and locally sourced comfort food. Enjoy the views from the restaurant, outdoor patio or bar, which offers happy hour from 3-6:30 p.m.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Chicory and blue cheese salad with candied hazelnuts and citrus in a Marionberry vinaigrette
    Second course (choose one):
    Smoked boneless pork chop with Japonica rice, pea tendrils, glazed carrots and a bacon-balsamic gastrique
    -Or-
    Oregon rockfish with Pomodoraccio tomatoes, thyme and braised new potatoes in a red pepper vinaigrette
    Third course (choose one):
    Preserved lemon ice cream with caramelized honey biscotti
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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:
    Pulpo (Spanish octopus) carpaccio, olive, pistachio, sun-dried tomatoes, pimiento and parmesan
    Second course:
    Chorizo-dog with Spanish Chistorra chorizo, smoked honey mustard
    Third course:
    Vegetable rossejat with toasted noodles, mushrooms and seasonal vegetables in a Romesco sauce
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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 (choose one):
    Vetabel: roasted beets with cilantro, queso fresco, radish and a habanero vinaigrette
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    Orejona with chopped romaine, avocado, red onion, spicy peanuts and spicy cotija cheese dressing
    Second course (choose one):
    Traditional house made autentica guacamole served with fresh corn tortillas
    -Or-
    Ceviche aguachile of daily fish, habanero aguachile, cucumber and fresno peppers
    Third course (choose one):
    Carnitas de puerco:roasted pork shoulder with grilled tomatillo salsa and salpicon
    -Or-
    Huarache de nopal: grilled cactus with seasonal vegetables, wild mushrooms and a pinto bean puree
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    Pozole blanco traditional braised pork and hominy stew (Thursday Only)
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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, communal table 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 the three co-chefs collaborate on an eclectic menu of small plates inspired by more than a decade of cooking experience in New York and Portland. The menu focuses on the creative use of quality ingredients and locally sourced product in Asian fusion-inspired dishes.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Silken tofu, butternut squash, Asian pear, Treviso radicchio, hot bean paste and pomegranate in a nori vinaigrette
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    Steamed manila clams with sherry, guanciale, sugar snap peas and coriander
    Second course (choose one):
    Lamb two ways with roasted leg and hoisin-glazed belly, taro tots, scallion and water chestnut gremolata
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    Pan seared Tasmanian sea trout yuzu with fennel, tamarind and savoy cabbage
    Third course (choose one):
    Chocolate hazelnut cake with espresso ice cream and passion fruit
    -Or-
    Coconut tapioca with mango sorbet and caramel cremeux
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    Bar Avignon

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

    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):
    Kohlrabi and potato soup with horseradish, bacon, brown butter and leek oil
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    Butter lettuce with radish, hazelnut, herbs and green goddess dressing
    Second course (choose one):
    Pork shoulder confit, creamy polenta, charred radicchio, fried shallot and pork jus
    -Or-
    Tagliatelle with rabbit ragù, escarole, rosemary, roasted garlic and Piave
    -Or-
    Risotto with winter vegetables, foraged mushrooms and ricotta salata
    Third course (choose one):
    Saffron panna cotta, blood orange, pistachio, biscotti and yeasted Chantilly cream
    -Or-
    Earl grey mousse with vanilla sponge cake croutons and dark chocolate shavings
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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 Castilian fried quail eggs, merguez with spiced tomato jam and crispy pig snout.

    Menu
    First Course:
    Mixed greens with winter vegetables and manchego in a sherry vinaigrette
    Second Course (choose one):
    Spiced pork belly
    -Or-
    King trumpet mushrooms with a chickpea purée, black garlic and harissa
    Third Course:
    Rice pudding with Bee Local honey
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    Bazi Bierbrasserie

    Hawthorne, SE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, European, German

    If monks lived in Portland, this would be their watering hole. Bazi is a Belgian beer bar in Southeast Portland serving European comfort food and 17 Belgian-inspired craft beers on draft, as well as premium liquor and more than 40 bottled beers.

    Watch all your favorite sporting events including Portland Timbers games on the 119″ big screen.
    Open 3pm-11pm Sunday-Thursday, 3pm-1am Friday and Saturday.

    Menu
    First course:
    Fennel salad with feta in a lemon vinaigrette dressing, paired with an IPA
    Second course:
    Mediterranean red curry soup, paired with a Wit beer
    Third course (choose one):
    Grilled chicken with creamy polenta and sautéed kale, glazed with a maple reduction (can be made vegetarian), paired with a Saison beer
    Suggestion
    *Skip the beer and the entire menu is gluten free. However, please note that our kitchen does contain gluten products during service time.
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    Bit House Saloon

    Central Eastside, SE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns

    • 727 S.E. Grand Ave.,
      Portland, OR 97214

    Image representing Bit House SaloonThis Southeast Portland bar features single-barrel spirits on tap, barrel-aged beer and cocktails from a powerhouse local bar team. In total, the bar has 28 drinks on tap — from spirits to beer to wine to cocktails and beyond.

    Menu
    First Course (choose one):
    Butter lettuce salad with charred onion vinaigrette, roasted bell pepper and pepitas
    -Or-
    Roasted bone marrow with sesame salsa verde, jalapeño and grilled bread
    -Or-
    Posole de pollo with fried tortilla and grilled lime
    Second Course (choose one):
    Roasted beets with charred avocado and smoked pecans
    -Or-
    Marinated and grilled Ota tofu with blueberry hoisin sauce and a sesame-sake vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Amaro fried chicken with sweet potato jo jos and molasses
    -Or-
    Pork short ribs mole with black beans, taqueria pickles and cotija cheese
    Third Course (choose one):
    Chocolate brownie with Mexican hot chocolate ice cream
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    Grilled orange cinnamon and cilantro sugar with reposado tequila
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    Biwa

    Central Eastside, SE Portland • Japanese

    Gabe Rosen’s renowned Biwa restaurant serves homestyle Japanese food like yakitori, handmade ramen and udon, and plenty of sake. Other highlights include the sashimi, an open kitchen and inviting atmosphere, and the cultishly beloved Biwa Burger (usually only available late-night).

    Menu
    First course:
    Sampler dish of Dashi ricotta dip (Carl's house-made ricotta with Senbei), Tsukemono (a selection of handmade pickles), Saba nanbanzuke (classic fried and marinated mackerel), Goma-ae (miso-sesame cauliflower), Inarizushi (marinated tofu skin) and the day’s choice of the best fresh and local sashimi
    Second course:
    Sampler dish of daikon salad with umeboshi and ikura, Buta no Kakuni (braised pork belly) and kimchi hot pot (seafood and kimchi soup)
    Third course:
    Handmade roasted green tea ice cream
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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 (choose one):
    Tangerines and blood oranges with shaved radishes, fennel, rutabaga, toasted almonds and a spicy mandarin mojo
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    Roasted tandoori cauliflower with a mint-cilantro chutney
    Second Course (choose one):
    Roasted broccoli rapini, sunchokes with a cumin-spiced chickpea fritter in a Meyer lemon tahini-harissa vinaigrette
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    Wild mushroom risotto with melted leeks, spring greens, hazelnut parmesan and truffled crema
    Third Course (choose one):
    Lemon custard trifle with lemon curd, chia, lemon-poppy seed cake and oatmeal streusel
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    Chocolate hazelnut mousse cake with hazelnut praline and caramel
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    Bluehour

    Pearl District, NW Portland • Northwest/Regional

    Bluehour is Portland’s premier modern Mediterranean 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 Chris Carriker 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:
    Roasted beet terrine of goat cheese, trout roe, pea tendrils and saba
    Second course:
    Braised Muscovy duck leg with chestnut dumplings, charred leeks, shallots and a red wine jus
    Third course:
    “Choco taco” of Fernet and chocolate ice cream, anise pizzelle cookie, valrhona chocolate and hazelnuts
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    BLVD Kitchen & Bar

    NE Portland • American/New American, Eat

    Formerly known as Charley’s on Grand, BLVD Kitchen & Bar serves up American bistro food along with traditional bar and grill fare at the Courtyard Marriot in Northeast Portland. The menu includes fresh salads, hand-carved sandwiches and flat-breads using fresh, local ingredients.

    Menu
    First course:
    Roasted beet salad of red and gold beets, goat cheese, pickled red onion and candied walnuts in an apple-thyme vinaigrette
    Second course:
    BLVD crab mac and cheese of cavatappi noodles, tomato, green onion and three cheese sauce, topped with cornbread crumbles
    Third course (choose one):
    Molten lava cake
    -Or-
    Seasonal crisp
    -Or-
    Warm cookie with salted caramel sauce
    -Or-
    Carrot cake
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    Brix Tavern

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

    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):
    Daily house made soup
    -Or-
    Tomato-basil soup
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    Roasted beet salad
    -Or-
    Barbecue bacon wedge salad
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    House salad
    -Or-
    Classic Caesar salad
    -Or-
    Caprese salad
    Second course (choose one):
    Brick oven-fired artisan pizza
    -Or-
    Warm sandwich
    -Or-
    BRIX burger
    -Or-
    House specialty from the rotisserie
    Third course (choose one):
    Blackberry buttermilk pie with vanilla bean ice cream
    -Or-
    Heath bar-brownie topped with chocolate chunk ice cream
    -Or-
    Warm bread pudding with vanilla bean ice cream and bourbon caramel
    -Or-
    Molten torte with caramel praline ice cream
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    House-made vanilla cheesecake with blackberry coulis
    -Or-
    Root beer float with vanilla whipped cream, French cherries and a chocolate cigar
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    Crème brulée with lemon curd and seasonal fruit
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    Burrasca

    Division / Clinton, SE Portland • Italian

    This former food cart turned brick and mortar in summer 2015, bringing its popular Italian food cooked by Florentine native Paolo Calamai to Southeast Portland.

    Menu
    First course:
    Fried polenta crostini with La Quercia lardo, sautéed mixed mushrooms and mixed greens
    Second course:
    Tortelli mugellani (handmade pasta filled with potato and herbs, with duck ragù, and parmigiano-reggiano
    Third course:
    Budino di pane (warm bread pudding topped with Pinolo gelato stracciatella)
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    Café Castagna

    Hawthorne, SE Portland • European

    • 1758 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.,
      Portland, OR 97214
    • 503.231.9959

    Café Castagna serves classic dishes in a warm and casual space. Diners can enjoy a roast chicken, perfectly cooked pastas or one of the city’s best hamburgers. The full bar features cocktails that are both imaginative and balanced — often fun new twists on well-known favorites. The wine list is expertly curated, and for those who want cellared wines, the list from the restaurant next door is also available. No reservations are necessary for parties less than five.

    Menu
    First course:
    Satsuma with endive and hazelnut salad
    Second course:
    Braised pork cheeks, soft polenta, gremolata and agrodolce Cipollini onions
    Third course (choose one):
    Pear sorbet
    -Or-
    Chocolate-dipped cream puffs
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    Cafe Nell

    NW Portland, NW Portland / Nob Hill • 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:
    Red lentil soup with sun-dried tomato oil and spring herbs
    Second course:
    House made fried sweet potato ravioli with mascarpone, parmesan, tarragon in a bernaise sauce and a side of arugula salad
    Third course:
    Draper Valley chicken confit served off-the-bone with a carrot puree, blistered spring peas and watercress
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    Cardinal Club

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

    This cozy restaurant and bar offers seasonal fare including sandwiches, sausage and seafood, along with late-night cocktails and a great vinyl music selection.

    Menu
    First course:
    Grilled romaine with a caper aioli, Grana Padano cheese and croutons
    Second course (choose one):
    Grilled whole trout with fennel and arugula salad in a walnut pesto
    -Or-
    Hangar steak with potato and turnip gratin in a red wine sauce
    Third course:
    Lemon and rosemary panna cotta
    *
    Dinner includes one glass of wine, or beer, or specialty cocktail
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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 meet 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):
    Kale and butternut squash salad with a preserved lemon vinaigrette, candied walnuts and feta
    -Or-
    Onion soup with Gruyère and croutons
    Second course (choose one):
    Rockfish with a bacon and brussels sprouts hash, lemon, thyme and butter sauce
    -Or-
    Braised beef short rib with polenta, braised greens and pickled horseradish
    -Or-
    Linguine with rapini, fennel, leeks, garlic confit, cannellini beans, Calabrian chilis and Pecorino
    Third course (choose one):
    Tart cherry bread pudding with vanilla bean ice cream
    -Or-
    Crème brulée
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    Cerulean Winery + Bistro

    Pearl District, NW Portland • Northwest/Regional, Wine Bars/Tasting, Winery

    Cerulean Winery, based in Hood River, opened this wine bar & restaurant in Portland’s Pearl District in 2013. Featuring award-winning wines from their organic estate vineyards and other select wines from the Columbia Gorge, Cerulean serves dinner, happy hour, beer and cocktails, with a focus on locally-sourced ingredients. Outdoor seating is especially popular. Cerulean shares 4,000+ square feet with White Space art gallery in a refurbished 100-year-old warehouse. With a relaxed ambiance, exposed brick, and original wood beams, it is the perfect place to dine, meet friends, or host an event. Catering and event space available for 10-200 people.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Charcuterie plate with a selection of locally made salamis
    -Or-
    Cheese plate with a selection of cheeses
    Second course (choose one):
    House-made wild boar lasagna
    -Or-
    House-made vegetarian lasagna
    Third course (choose one):
    Gelato
    -Or-
    Dessert of the day
    *
    Wine pairing available for $20
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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:
    Salt roasted beets, briar rose chèvre, pickled spring onion and pink peppercorn vinaigrette
    Second course:
    Black vinegar braised beef short rib with green garlic pommes purée and allium
    Third course:
    Burnt orange and rosemary crème brulée
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    Chesa

    NE Portland • Eat, Spanish

    • 2218 N.E. Broadway St.,
      Portland, OR 97232

    From the lauded chef behind Ataula and 180 Xurros & Xocolata comes Chesa, an authentic paella-focused restaurant in Northeast Portland.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Huerta: farm greens, sunchokes, radishes, compressed pineapple, house ricotta, and a piquillo vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Remolacha: : Josper-roasted beets, wine infused pears, yogurt, goat cheese and dijon cream with puffed quinoa and a citrus vinaigrette
    Second course (choose one):
    Bravas: Fried potatoes with milk aioli and brava sauce
    -Or-
    Nuestra Croqueta: porcini croquettes with a porcini aioli
    Third course (choose one):
    Butifarra: Dad's recipe for pork sausage, made by Chef Higgins, garbanzo stew with piparra-shallot picada
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    Circa 33

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

    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):
    Purple potato and shrimp bisque with fried leeks
    -Or-
    Stuffed mushrooms with a port mushroom duxelle whipped with goat cheese, breadcrumbs and a sherry reduction
    -Or-
    Bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with manchego, fried chicken and espelette pepper aioli
    Second Course (choose one):
    Duck leg confit, dirty rice and spiced apricot compote
    -Or-
    Seared steelhead, warm potato salad, fire-roasted red onion soubise and crispy shallots
    -Or-
    Mushroom ravioli with balsamic reduction and shaved manchego
    Third Course:
    Crème brulée with candied fruit peel
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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):
    Beet salad with Stoneboat Farm beets, crema, aged balsamic, pickled kohlrabi and a pistachio cracker
    -Or-
    Seafood stew of Washington clams and mussels, barley, harissa, fennel and cilantro
    Second course (choose one):
    House-made pasta with pork Bolognese, pancetta, basil and manchego
    -Or-
    Market fish with poached parsnip, Nicola potato, olive oil, herbs and smoked bacon
    Third course (choose one):
    Buttermilk panna cotta with a huckleberry compote and shortbread
    -Or-
    Chocolate espresso stout cake with chocolate mousse, a chocolate sauce and sea salt
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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:
    Pancit Bihon: Filipino stir fry-style noodle dish with an assortment of vegetables and chicken
    Second course:
    Pork Adobo: soy- and vinegar-braised pork shoulder with jasmine rice, fried egg and roasted broccoli
    Third course:
    Mamon: sponge cake with marshmallow fluff, Pandan ice cream and Grana Padano
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    Clyde’s Prime Rib

    NE Portland • American/New American, Eat

    Image representing Clyde's Prime Rib 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 trio of Shrimp Louie over endive; ahi poke with ginger, scallions, soy and toasted sesame seeds; and two Willapa Bay oysters served on the half shell with champagne-shallot mignonette
    -Or-
    Chopped salad with house bleu cheese-horseradish dressing, candied walnuts, dried cranberries and crispy fried shallots
    Second course (choose one):
    Slow roasted prime rib of dry-aged Angus beef, served with broccolini and choice of garlic mashed potatoes, twice-fried French fries or loaded baked potato
    -Or-
    Grilled wild Alaskan salmon served with herbed rice, sautéed spinach, house tartar and lemon
    Third course (choose one):
    Hot chocolate cobbler with house-made vanilla bean ice cream
    -Or-
    House-made cheesecake with salted caramel and toasted hazelnuts
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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):
    Endive salad with hazelnuts and bleu d'Auvergne
    -Or-
    Mixed greens with Meyer lemon and tarragon
    Second Course (choose one):
    Steak salad with potato, balsamic and arugula
    -Or-
    Seared scallops with grapefruit and fennel
    -Or-
    House-made pate with pickles, greens and mustard
    Third Course
    Cheese plate with fruit and nuts
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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 Aaron Arko in the warm and inviting atmosphere with friends and family.

    Menu
    First course:
    Steamed mussels with Meyer lemon, tarragon, Rogue Creamery blue cheese and heirloom tomato crostini
    Second course (choose one):
    Seared diver scallops with preserved Meyer lemon risotto, ginger roasted rainbow carrots, blood orange gastrique and pea tendrils
    -Or-
    Achiote braised short ribs with cipollini onions, roasted fingerling potatoes and crispy leeks
    Third course:
    Cast iron Oregon Marionberry cobbler with bourbon vanilla Chantilly cream
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    Departure

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

    • 525 S.W. Morrison St., 15th floor,
      Portland, OR 97204
    • 503.802.5370

    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):
    Roasted cauliflower and snow peas with grilled onion, charred lemongrass and chilies
    -Or-
    Chicken Tom Kha soup with mushroom, galangal and makrut lime
    Second course (choose one):
    Shrimp and long bean prik khing curry
    -Or-
    Szechuan beef noodles with shiitake, chili and scallion
    Third course (choose one):
    Frozen citrus mousse with kumquat, calamansi and almond
    -Or-
    Coconut ash chocolate cake with passionfruit and coconut caramel ice cream
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    East India Co. Grill & Bar

    Downtown, SW Portland • Indian

    East India Co Grill & Bar offers a delectable journey. Subtle complex marinades using time-honored Indian grilling methods created by seasoned master chefs reflect the food trends in today’s India. The menu remains true to classic Indian recipes but is served with verve and style.

    The restaurant, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Portland on 11th avenue between Yamhill and Taylor, is open for lunch, happy hour and dinner Monday through Saturday.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Papdi chaat: mini crispy poori and spiced garbanzo beans topped with curd, tamarind and mint chutney
    -Or-
    Bhel Puri: puffed rice with sev, tomato, onion and potato, tossed with a tangy tamarind sauce and green chutney
    Second course (choose one):
    Navratan korma: vegetable blend of ginger, raisins and creamy cashew gravy, served with saffron rice and tadka dal
    -Or-
    Chicken tikka masala: chicken marinated in yogurt and spices with tomato masala sauce
    Third course:
    Kulfi Trio of mango, cardamom and chocolate
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    Ecliptic Brewing

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

    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:
    Pickled gold beets, mozzarella, pistachios and parsley oil, paired with Pegasus ESB
    Second course:
    Spaghetti with manila clams, house chorizo, garlic and chili, paired with Spectra Hoppy Pilsner
    Third course:
    Capella Porter float with caramel ice cream
    *
    (Beer pairings are included with the menu)
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    Feisty Lamb

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

    Renowned former Miami chef and Top Chef contestant Micah Edelstein’s new Portland restaurant started serving up eclectic brunch on West Burnside in summer 2015.

    Menu
    First course:
    Grass fed lamb belly char siu on an orange sesame garlic pancake with pickled organic vegetables
    Second course:
    Smoked grass fed lamb bobotie, topped with turmeric egg custard and melon mint chutney
    Third course:
    Gelato with mustard caramel, black lava sea salted cookie dough and a hot pretzel blond brownie
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    Fire and Stone

    NE Portland • Northwest/Regional, Pizza

    While Fire and Stone specializes in crafting wood-fired pizzas with inventive toppings, the eatery also offers brunch, dessert and a huge range of other dinner offerings. Don’t miss their short ribs, which come with wood-fired leek risotto and a balsamic reduction.

    Menu
    First Course (choose one):
    Sausage-stuffed mushrooms
    -Or-
    Fried cauliflower with chickpeas, garlic and capers
    Second Course (choose one):
    Maple-glazed pork chop with sweet potato mash and green beans
    -Or-
    Eggplant parmesan
    -Or-
    Any pizza on the menu
    Third Course (choose one):
    Peanut butter pie
    -Or-
    Seasonal crisp
    -Or-
    Cannoli
    -Or-
    Bread pudding with pear ginger ice cream and caramel sauce
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    Firehouse Restaurant

    NE Portland • Italian

    Firehouse Restaurant is committed to offering seasonable fare using sustainable fish, meats and produce whenever possible. The restaurant uses a wood-fired oven, rotisserie and grill that emphasize technique, seasonality and a simple straightforward approach to food. With a warm and inviting atmosphere inside the old Firehouse 29 building from the early 1900s, this is a place to sit, relax and indulge yourself in a community of diners that all want the same thing: a good meal and wine without any pretext.

    Firehouse’s private dining room can accommodate up to 100 guests seated or 200 guests reception style.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Salad of lacinato kale, golden raisin , toasted pine nut, ricotta salata, lemon and extra virgin olive oil
    Second course (choose one):
    Half hen cooked over an open fire, with wood oven roasted farm vegetable succotash and spring pesto
    Third course:
    Chocolate pot de creme with salted caramel, peanut brittle and chantilly cream
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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. Also offered is a gourmet salad and sides bar 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, patrons can enjoy a glass of wine from an extensive and award-winning list, or an authentic Brazilian cocktail.

    Menu
    First course:
    A selection of fresh salads, exotic vegetables, Fogo® feijoada (black bean stew served with rice), seasonal soup, and more. Visit as often as you like.
    Second course:
    A selection of warm pão de queijo (cheese bread), crispy polenta, mashed potatoes and caramelized bananas. Served throughout the meal.
    Third course:
    Continuous tableside service of fire-roasted meats which include: Picanha* (Sirloin) - Prime part of the top sirloin, seasoned with sea salt or garlic Alcatra* (Top Sirloin) - One of our largest steaks, tender and thinly sliced Fraldinha* (Bottom Sirloin) - Flavorful cut with strong marbling Medalhões com Bacon* (Bacon-Wrapped Steak) - Hardwood smoked, honey-cured bacon Cordeiro* (Lamb) - Fresh leg of lamb Lombo (Pork) - Parmesan-encrusted pork loin filets Costela de Porco (Pork Ribs) - Marinated and slow-roasted for tenderness Bisteca de Porco (Pork Chops) - Cured, center-cut, roasted on the bone Linguiça (Pork Sausage) - Slow-roasted and savory Frango (Chicken) - Bacon-wrapped breast or tender legs
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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 made with fresh romaine hearts, house dressing, croutons and lemon topped with three year aged Parmigiano-Reggiano
    -Or-
    Cup of house-made soup of the day
    Second course (choose one):
    Spaghetti with two of grandma's large meatballs, made with pork and beef, baked and simmered in San Marzano tomato sauce, then served with tender spaghetti and topped with parmesan and basil
    Third course (choose one):
    Tiramisu of ladyfingers dipped in espresso and amaretto, layered with sweet mascarpone custard and topped with dark chocolate shavings
    *
    Menu comes with wine pairing. (First Course Wine Pairing: Pinot Grigio Terre di Chieti, Citra, Abruzzo, IT Second Course Wine Pairing: Romeo and Juliet’s Wall Merlot/Valpolicella Blend, Veneto, IT Third Course: Sagrantino Passito di Montefalco, Umbria, IT)
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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):
    Spinach salad with spiced pecans, bleu cheese and fresh strawberries in a raspberry vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Fig and arugula salad with prosciutto, parmesan, balsamic vinaigrette and local honey
    -Or-
    Beet salad with goat cheese, grapefruit, pickled ginger and candied pistachios
    Second course (choose one):
    Crab and shrimp cakes with shaved fennel, apple slaw and remoulade sauce
    -Or-
    Roasted cauliflower with a hazelnut Romesco, Sambuca currants and cilantro
    -Or-
    Spicy broccolini with Calabrian chilies and white cheddar
    Third course (choose one):
    Seared scallops in a saffron cream sauce with melted leeks and fingerling potatoes
    -Or-
    Braised beef short ribs with a celeriac puree and roasted root vegetables
    -Or-
    Oven roasted salmon with a shrimp and andouille étouffee and roasted asparagus
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    Grain and Gristle

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

    The Grain and Gristle is a neighborhood pub started by three friends who love local beer, fresh food, and wood. The space itself is centered by a live-edged maple bar, around which you can quaff craft beers, spirits, and wines while enjoying a thoughtfully prepared meal or snack. The Grain and Gristle is open daily for lunch and dinner, and for an exquisite brunch on weekends.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Cajun boudin croquette with traditional cajun sausage, pork, rice and spices that is breaded and fried until crispy and golden-brown
    -Or-
    A Napoleon of crispy chicken skin, rich hen liver mousse, and bright winter greens
    Second course:
    Char-grilled sourdough with fresh Briar Rose chevre and a savory salad of roasted farm beets, spicy watercress and fresh herbs
    Third course:
    Pacific Northwest Manila clams, simmered in a pork and tomato broth with corona beans and topped with lemony herb gremolata
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    Ground Breaker Gastropub

    SE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Drink

    This Southeast Portland gastropub offers the brewery’s lineup of gluten-free beers, along with an entirely gluten-free food menu. Come in Wednesday for their once-weekly “supper” which includes appetizers like curried cauliflower, charred octopus and biscuits with jalapeno jelly, along with a buttermilk fried chicken entree and apple upside-down cake with brittle for dessert.

    Menu
    First course:
    Clams casino with manila clams, house bacon, Romesco, parmesan and rice panko
    Second course:
    Duck pate ravioli with fresh house-made pasta, duck liver, smoked breast and brown butter
    Third course:
    Tiramisu cupcake by Kyra’s Bakeshop
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    Harvest at The Bindery

    NE Portland • Vegan, Vegetarian

    This vegan restaurant in Northeast Portland’s The Bindery building serves seasonal Pacific NW ingredients, from root to tip.

    Menu
    First course:
    Smoked kohlrabi carpaccio, made with thinly sliced sections and a delicate vinaigrette
    Second course:
    Sweet potato cake dressed in a pesto of nori and kale, topped with glazed kabocha squash, miso preserved burdock root and black radish, finished with sesame crusted shallots
    Third course:
    Beet-infused handmade gnocchi pasta with marinated grilled portobello mushroom, toasted farro, crisped sage and spring micro greens. Finished with a complimentary slice of cheesecake to end the meal on a sweet note
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    Headwaters

    Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American

    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:
    Hearth fired flatbread with spinach, radicchio, lemon and Pecorino
    Second Course:
    Seared, herb crusted albacore with potato salad and spring vegetables
    Third Course:
    Butterscotch Pudding, vanilla Chantilly, peanut butter "butterfinger" and sea salt.
    *
    Wine pairing available
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    Higgins Restaurant & Bar

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

    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):
    Salad of endives with a port wine poached pear, walnuts and Bleu d'Auvergne
    -Or-
    Pasztet terrine of chicken and Applewood-smoked bacon, with a salad of root vegetables and horseradish
    Second course (choose one):
    Juniper kielbasa with Bigos (Polish hunter's stew of sauerkraut, vegetables and porcini mushrooms)
    -Or-
    Risotto of rapini with preserved Goat Horn peppers and provolone piccante
    Third course:
    Panna cotta of bittersweet chocolate with coffee shortbread
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    High Noon

    Portland, SW Portland • Drink, Eat, Mexican

    High Noon, located in the heart of downtown’s rapidly growing Yamhill District, puts a Northwest spin (locally-sourced, elevated ingredients) on pan-Southwestern classics like arepas, frybread, enchiladas and nachos. Bar Program Director Tom Lindstedt’s bar program offers a refreshing take on spirits of the Old West. Tequila, mescal and rye are mixed sensibly in accessible offerings that are creatively paired with the menu items.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Chicken tortilla soup with guacamole, pico de gallo, Monterey jack, lime, cilantro and house-made tortilla strips
    -Or-
    Southwestern salad with romaine, cherry tomatoes, corn, black beans, avocado and cilantro lime dressing
    Second course:
    Chicken enchiladas with two local flour tortillas, Monterey jack, mild red enchilada sauce, cilantro and guacamole
    Third course:
    Spiced chocolate lava cake
    *
    Includes flight of three Tequilas or Draft Beers
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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):
    Tabouleh salad
    -Or-
    Spinach, beet and feta salad with hummus, topped with pine nuts and smoked paprika
    Second course (choose one):
    Fried kibbe of Burgol-stuffed, grass fed meatballs with onions, pine nuts and tzatziki sauce
    -Or-
    Vegetarian fried cauliflower topped with spicy tahini and toasted pine nuts
    Third course (choose one):
    Braised lamb shanks cooked until tender in pomegranate molasses, basil and cabernet, served with seasonal vegetables and basmati rice
    -Or-
    Vegetarian entree with zucchini and green peppers cooked with garlic, onions and homemade tomato sauce, mint and jasmine rice *Chicken and kafta kabobs can be substituted for lamb shanksshanks
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    HopCity Tavern

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

    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 HUB IPA Mac n’ Cheese, 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):
    The “Shredder Salad” with brussels sprouts, kale, radicchio, Medjool dates, almonds, Pecorino and spicy lemon vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Crispy brussels sprouts with secret sauce and aged gouda
    Second course (choose one):
    Grilled steelhead, cherry tomato ragù, Oregon Dungeness crab, zucchini pappardelle, asparagus and fava beans
    -Or-
    Tavern fries with salsa verde-braised pork and Beecher's cheese curds
    -Or-
    Spicy bacon flatbread with garlic oil, mozzarella, goat cheese, bacon, Mama Lil's peppers, arugula and honey
    Third course:
    Crispy donut bread pudding with whiskey caramel sauce
    -Or-
    Warm upside down pear cake with vanilla bean whipped cream
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    Huber’s Cafe

    Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American, Catering, Events Services

    Image representing Huber's Caf?Huber’s, established in 1879, is Portland’s oldest restaurant and bar. Dinner in the historic dining room, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, is like stepping back in time. It has solid mahogany paneling, a terrazzo floor and is crowned by a stained glass skylight. Roasted turkey continues to be the house specialty since the saloon days, but today they also feature fresh seafood and Certified Angus steaks.  Huber’s is also famous for their flaming Spanish coffee drinks.

    Menu
    First course:
    Choice of a cup of house-made soup du jour
    -Or-
    organic field greens with a raspberry vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Caesar salad
    -Or-
    spinach salad
    -Or-
    Huber’s coleslaw
    Second course:
    6 oz. Certified Angus Beef Natural New York flame-broiled steak and topped with sautéed mushrooms and a port wine demi-glace. Served with mashed potatoes and sautéed fresh vegetables.
    Third course:
    House made Bread Custard Pudding with caramel whiskey sauce and chantilly cream
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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.

    Also in the Hotel Lucia, The Portland Penny Diner is a smaller, casual diner masterminded by chef Paley.

    Menu
    First course:
    Grilled cauliflower with hummus, olives, fava greens and roasted red pepper
    Second course:
    Roast lamb eye of top round with salsa verde and spring onions
    Third course:
    Brown sugar cake with cashew nougat ice cream
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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):
    Wagyu steak tartare with mustard crema and grilled bread
    -Or-
    Early spring farm salad, cider braised onion and parmesan bread crumbs
    Second Course (choose one):
    Pan roasted trout fillet with a warm potato and celery leaf salad with poached egg and bacon vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Pork sausage crépinette with fermented white beans and pickled vegetables
    Third Course:
    ISK butterscotch pudding with vanilla bean caramel and a pecan bar
    *
    Optional wine pairings from our friends at Division Wine Company
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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:
    Six oysters on the half shell with a selection of house made sauces and infused vinegars
    Second Course:
    Brussels sprouts, squash, panisse fritters and sunchoke curry
    Third Course:
    Ciopinno: fisherman's stew with a crab crostini and rouille
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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):
    Split pea and ham soup
    -Or-
    Iceberg stack salad with tomato, bacon, egg, bleu cheese, pickled onions and balsamic vinaigrette
    Second course (choose one):
    Pancetta wrapped Alaskan true cod in a saffron tomato broth, grilled fennel and grilled baguette
    -Or-
    Espresso braised beef gnocchi with San Marzano tomatoes, beef jus, baby arugula, caramelized onions and parmesan cheese
    -Or-
    Four cheese and brown butter vegetarian chili mac with brie, goat cheese, mozzarella, fontina and buttered croutons
    Third course (choose one):
    Warm flourless chocolate cake with a raspberry sauce and vanilla whipped cream
    -Or-
    Candied ginger parfait, rhubarb consume and basil syrup
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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:
    English pea bisque with fried peas and crème fraîche
    Second course:
    Nueske's bacon and sage wrapped pork tenderloin, creamy polenta, baby heirloom carrots, apple-maple glaze, shaved asparagus salad with lemon vinaigrette
    Third course (choose one):
    Choice of any Jo Bar and rotisserie dessert
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    Kachka

    Central Eastside, SE Portland • European

    Image representing Kachka 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:
    Roasted beet salad with smoked tvorog, walnuts and caraway vinaigrette
    Second course:
    Handmade lamb pelmeni, adjika butter, smetana and cilantro
    Third course:
    Sharlotka with Mountain Rose apples, apple cider caramel, fenugreek ice cream and chicory salt
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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:
    Citrus salad
    Second course:
    Pomodoro royale pizza
    Third course:
    Scoop of ice cream and a cookie
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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:
    Shitaki, portabello, crimini and an oyster mushroom soup
    Second course:
    A pastry wrapped roasted poblano stuffed with almonds, pecan nuts, pistachio, dried cranberry, and goat cheese. Served with a sweet red pepper sauce
    Third course:
    A layered dessert with mascarpone cheese, and blackberry compote, topped with fresh berries
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    La Moule

    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:
    Iceberg wedge with snap peas, shaved radish, bacon lardons and a creamy dill vinaigrette
    Second Course:
    Manhattan moules with Penn Cove mussels, tomato, garlic, new potato, celery seed and oyster crackers
    Third Course:
    Chocolate pot de créme with almond brittle, amaretto Chantilly cream and candied orange zest
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    Laurelhurst Market

    SE Portland • French, Sandwiches, Steak Houses

    Laurelhurst Market is a restaurant and butcher shop that celebrates meat. The restaurant’s fantastic menu features marrow bones, foie gras and all kinds of steaks, as well as less meaty fare like mussels and salads. The butcher shop also offers sandwiches and a barbecue plate for lunch, as well as its high-quality meat products for sale until 10 p.m. All of the butcher shop products are made in-house, including twelve flavors of sausage, pates, cured meats, multiple kinds of smoked bacon, two different styles of pancetta, lardo, and all kinds of things from the smokehouse–if they don’t have what you’re looking for, they can get it. Every Tuesday, they offer their famous fried chicken.

    Menu
    First course:
    Caesar salad with romaine leaves, charred radicchio and Grana Padano
    Second course:
    Shepherd's pie with a twelve hour braised beef, roasted winter vegetables and mashed potatoes
    Third course:
    Honey-vanilla panna cotta with roasted pineapple and coconut shortbread cookies
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    Lechon

    Downtown, SW Portland • Eat, 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 (choose one):
    Piquillo pepper empanada with Monterey jack cheese, caramelized onions and salsa verde
    -And-
    Arugula and radicchio salad with pickled rhubarb, candied hazelnuts and a sweet onion vinaigrette
    Second course (choose one):
    Corn humita with salsa criolla and cilantro
    -And-
    Braised pork belly with sautéed spring vegetables and an aji rocoto sauce
    -And-
    Chilean tri-tip skewers in a smoky chimichurri
    Third course:
    Suspiro de limeño
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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):
    Chowder with manila clams, bacon, fennel, diced potatoes, cream and fresh herbs
    -Or-
    Chopped salad with bleu cheese, candied walnuts, dried cherries and hard cider vinegar
    Second Course (choose one):
    Chargrilled natural Angus New York strip steak with sour cream mashed potatoes, gravy and braised collard greens
    -Or-
    Three-cheese ravioli with roasted tomato cream, walnut pesto and crispy fried shallots
    Third Course (choose one):
    Cheesecake with amaretto cookie crust, sea salt caramel and toasted almonds
    -Or-
    Milk chocolate and espresso pot de créme with fresh whipped cream
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    Lincoln Restaurant

    Mississippi / Williams, N Portland • Northwest/Regional

    Lincoln is a balance between old and new, modern and classic, rustic and refined, casual and formal, everyday and special occasion. Lincoln offers an honest expression of Portland cuisine – direct and elemental yet sophisticated. The front of the house warmth is delivered by a team of seasoned local professionals who focus specifically on genuine and attentive service. The food is direct in style, flavor and presentation. Seasonal fare on the changing menu concentrates on what is grown in the Pacific Northwest. What’s listed on the menu is what’s delivered on the plate.

    Menu
    First course:
    Tahini caesar with sesame, walnut and sultana
    Second course:
    Skirt steak with harissa and greens
    Third course:
    Honey soft serve with chocolate sauce
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    Little Bird

    Downtown, SW Portland • French

    Image representing Little Bird BistroLittle 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):
    Shredded kale salad with toasted sesame seeds, pecan vinaigrette and buttermilk blue
    -Or-
    Potato gnocchi with pickled apple, parmesan vinaigrette, and marcona almonds
    Second course (choose one):
    Cedar plank cod with heirloom carrot puree, fried salsify, bread and butter jalepeños, and a crab cake
    -Or-
    Grilled lamb terrine with chickpea stew, nicoise olives, citrus with a harissa vinaigrette
    Third course (choose one):
    Dluce de leche panna cotta with a chocolate crumb, candied ginger and pinapple granité
    -Or-
    Ice cream and sorbet duo served with a shortbread cookie
    *
    As a gratuity free restaurant, the price listed on the menus will be $35. No additional gratuity is expected.
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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):
    Minestrone: Mama’s own classic vegetable soup
    -Or-
    Mama Mia’s house salad with organic mixed greens, shaved red onion, grape tomato, candied pecans and ricotta salata cheese, tossed in house-made balsamic dressing
    -Or-
    Classic Caesar salad of romaine lettuce hearts, garlic croutons and parmesan
    Second course (choose one):
    Chicken parmigiana: lightly breaded and pan-fried tender boneless breast, topped with house-made mozzarella cheese and pomodoro sauce
    -Or-
    Braised osso bucco: one pound pork shank, slowly braised and drizzled with a sweet marsala wine reduction
    -Or-
    Cioppino: slightly spicy seafood stew with prawns, sea scallops, blue mussels, manila clams, calamari, Oregon rockfish, plum tomatoes, garlic and white wine
    -Or-
    Fettuccine Bolognese tossed in our classic Bolognese meat sauce and finished with parmesan Reggiano
    -Or-
    Eggplant parmigiana: thinly sliced eggplant, lightly breaded and pan-fried tender and topped with house made mozzarella cheese and Pomodoro sauce
    -Or-
    Pasta primavera: spaghetti pasta with zucchini, carrots, sweet peas, crimini mushrooms, broccoli and grape tomatoes, finished with sweet cream
    Third course (choose one):
    Cannoli: crisp pastry filled with ricotta cream and chocolate, drizzled with Belgium chocolate sauce
    -Or-
    Panna cotta: eggless, fresh vanilla custard served with seasonal fruits and sauces
    -Or-
    Flourless chocolate torte with Belgian chocolate, seasonal berries and raspberry sorbet
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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):
    Creamy celery root soup with pickled mushrooms and truffle oil
    -Or-
    Roasted organic beets with frisée, pistachio pesto and goat cheese
    Second course (choose one):
    Crispy fried oysters, bacon and potato hash with horseradish crème fraiche
    -Or-
    Wild mushroom risotto with crispy Romanesco and parmesan cream
    -Or-
    Grilled Washington steelhead with roasted beets, asparagus and Cipollini onions in an Asian black pepper sauce
    -Or-
    Red wine braised beef with fingerling potatoes, broccolini and bone marrow butter
    Third course (choose one):
    Butterscotch with caramelized sugar and sea salt
    -Or-
    Warm chocolate cake with a bittersweet chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream
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    Meriwether’s Restaurant & Skyline Farm

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

    One way to make sure you’re cooking with the freshest ingredients is to grow them yourself. Meriwether’s grows the produce it serves at its own Skyline Farm and is proud to be among only a handful of truly farm-to-table restaurants across the country. Chef Dolan Lane’s menus are inspired by the Willamette Valley’s peak-of-the-season abundance, matching our harvest with some of the finest raw ingredients in the world, from the farmers, fishers and ranchers of the Pacific Northwest.

    Menu
    First course:
    Winter salad of poached pears, endive, bleu cheese crema and candied walnuts
    Second course:
    Duck confit with beluga lentils, cara cara oranges, grilled traviso and LaVeccia balsamic
    Third course:
    Grapefruit posset with citrus crème, pomelo supremes and vanilla tuile
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    Mother’s Bistro & Bar

    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):
    House salad
    -Or-
    Caesar salad
    -Or-
    Cup of soup
    Second course (choose one):
    Any entree (excluding steak frites)
    Third course (choose one):
    Any dessert (excluding the crisp cobbler)
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    Ned Ludd

    NE Portland • American/New American

    • 3925 N.E. Martin Luther Kind Jr. Blvd.,
      Portland, OR 97212
    • 503.288.6900

    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:
    Cabbage salad with cashews, carrot and a turmeric dressing
    Second course:
    Toasted rice panna cotta, ginger caramel and crispy rice
    Third course:
    Mirin braised beef short rib, celeriac mash, pickled cucumber and sesame
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    Nel Centro

    Downtown, SW Portland • Catering, European, Events Services

    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):
    Warm hazelnut crusted goat cheese with olive tapenade and peperonata
    -Or-
    Chicories salad with Oregon blue cheese, pine nuts and grapes
    Second course (choose one):
    Sweet potato ravioli with black truffle butter and hazelnuts
    -Or-
    Rotisserie chicken with roasted young carrots, potatoes and tarragon
    Third course:
    Lemon semifreddo
    -Or-
    House 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 (choose one):
    Chicories with apple, black pepper-parmesan dressing and balsamic
    -Or-
    Beets with cara cara orange, radicchio, pistachio and feta
    Second course (choose one):
    Bucatini with marinara, meatballs and Pecorino
    -Or-
    Risotto with red beets, caramelized fennel and chèvre
    Third course (choose one):
    Gelato
    -Or-
    Sorbetto
    -Or-
    Tiramisu
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    North 45

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

    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):
    Fritto misto: crispy breaded calamari, artichoke hearts, Castelvetrano olives, chives, lemon and a tartar aioli
    -Or-
    Brussels sprouts with Mama Lil’s pickled peppers, fried capers and lemon
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    Baby kale salad with pepitas, roasted squash and whipped ricotta with a red wine vinaigrette
    Second Course (choose one):
    Chicken schnitzel: panko breaded chicken breast, creamy spaetzle, fried baby kale and lemon with a caper crema
    -Or-
    Rosemary rubbed and grilled flatiron steak, lyonnaise potatoes, celeriac puree and roasted shallot with bleu cheese and brown butter
    -Or-
    House made beet burger with rosemary garlic shoestring fries
    Third Course:
    Chèvre cheesecake with graham crust, huckleberry compote and an almond tuile
    *
    Join us on Thursdays for free beer tastings from local breweries to make your three for twenty-nine even more memorable!
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    Oba Restaurante

    Pearl District, NW Portland • Cuban/Caribbean, European, South American

    Oba! is a celebrated Nuevo Latino restaurant in the heart of the Pearl District with flavors that sizzle and nourish the soul. It features a 40-foot hammered copper bar serving hand-crafted cocktails, an open and airy central dining room, and a more intimate candle-lit Hacienda room. Happy hour here is widely regarded as one of the best in the city.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Ensalada de col rizada: kale, pumpkin seeds, oranges, radish, jalapeño-manchego dressing and cotija cheese
    Second course (choose one):
    Camarones al sartén: creamy polenta, winter squash, prawns, sherry-tomato frito and basil oil
    -Or-
    Carne Asada: hardwood grilled skirt steak, sweet potato mash and broccolini with a panca ancho sauce and corn salsa
    Third course:
    Chocolate soufflé with salted caramel and vanilla bean ice cream
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    Old Salt Marketplace

    NE Portland • American/New American, Handcrafted, Sandwiches

    Old Salt Marketplace is a market, meat shop, deli and supperhouse from the owners of Grain & Gristle. Everything served in the restaurant and deli space is made in-house and from scratch, and it even houses a cooking school and once-a-week outdoor farmers market. The deli serves half or whole sandwiches, while the supperhouse and bar feature a 15-item menu of plates and sharing plates.

    Menu
    First course:
    Grilled Pacific Northwest oysters with fermented chili butter
    Second course:
    Oregon albacore tonnato on grilled sourdough, with a fresh salad of shaved fennel, winter greens, fresh herbs and lemon
    Third course:
    Upright beer-braised hen leg and smoked breast with confit potatoes and carrots
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    Olympia Oyster Bar

    Mississippi / Williams, N Portland • Eat, 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 chef selected oysters on the half shell served with house pickled serrano peppers and limes, house smoked goat butter and artisan bread
    Second Course:
    Olympia's sea board with sardine rillettes, mussels in escabeche, radishes, beurre de barratte, crostini and mustard
    Third Course:
    Half dozen oysters many ways. Two of each: Baked with fennel and leek, smoked goat butter and pistachio crumble
    -And-
    Crisped kataifi with shredded phyllo, pickled serrano jam and smoked avocado
    -And-
    Pan seared tostada ancho with avocado, pickled cabbage and a cumin crema
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    Olympia Provisions NW

    NW Portland • European, Northwest/Regional, Portland Essentials

    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):
    Groundwork organics lettuces with a fines herbes vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Salami consommé with fermented cucumber and mustard oil
    Second course (choose one):
    Grilled sausages with broccoli rabe, new potato and sweet onion mustard
    -Or-
    Oregon bay shrimp risotto with oyster mushroom, yams, sour cream and tarragon
    Third course (choose one):
    Tapioca pudding with spiced pear butter and hazelnut praline
    -Or-
    Cinnamon beignets with warm dipping chocolate
    *
    Optional $5 supplement: Chef's choice charcuterie board with a selection of three meats, pickles, grain mustard and baguette
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    Olympia Provisions SE

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

    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):
    Shaved spring vegetable salad with chèvre and a Calabrian chili vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Roasted rapini, anchovy and garlic with bread crumbs
    Second course (choose one):
    Choucroute garnie with kielbasa, bratwurst, frankfurter, sweetheart ham, house-made sauerkraut and grain mustard
    -Or-
    Roasted chicken thighs, root vegetable gratin and spring onions with a nettle pesto
    Third course (choose one):
    Tapioca pudding with spiced pear butter and hazelnut praline
    -Or-
    Chocolate dessert "salami," salt and pepper shortbread and marmalade
    *
    Optional $5 supplement: Chef's choice charcuterie board with a selection of three meats, pickles, grain mustard and baguette
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    Paley’s Place Bistro & Bar

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

    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 green salad with oranges, pistachios and a poppy seed vinaigrette
    Second course:
    Braised rabbit with red cabbage, potatoes and a mustard jus
    Third course:
    Orange buttermilk panna cotta with roasted rhubarb and a honeycomb crumble
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    Papa Haydn East

    SE Portland, Sellwood-Moreland • 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):
    Organic field greens with toasted hazelnuts, gorgonzola, julienned granny smith apples and a balsamic vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Seafood cakes with charred lemon aioli
    Second course (choose one):
    Wild mushroom risotto with wild mushrooms, braised fennel, fennel fronds, frisée and citrus salad with a pomegranate gastrique
    -Or-
    Hunter’s pasta with pasta del sol fettuccine, organic chicken, mushrooms and oven-dried tomatoes in a fresh herb cream sauce with Parmigiano-Reggiano
    Third course (choose one):
    Any dessert from menu
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    Papa Haydn West

    NW Portland, NW Portland / Nob Hill • 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:
    Parisian gnocchi with portobello sugo, peas, spiced red wine demi-glace and shaved parmesan
    Second course:
    Fennel crusted pork tenderloin, aged white cheddar polenta, broccoli raab, smoked ham hock demi with horseradish gremolata and fried pickled red onions
    Third course:
    Choice of any Papa Haydn dessert
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    Paragon Restaurant & Bar

    Pearl District, NW Portland • Northwest/Regional

    Paragon is a neighborhood gastropub serving ingredient-driven and honest food with a popular bar offering craft beers, unique artisan cocktails and eclectic wines. Paragon offers a casual and approachable dining experience with a hint of nostalgia that both roots you to the present and takes you back to the familiar. The stylish décor complements the contemporary menu of new and reinterpreted American classics.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Bowl of soup
    -Or-
    Butter lettuce salad with radish, cucumber, Mama Lil's peppers in a creamy herb dressing
    Second course (choose one):
    Grilled pork chop with braised greens, polenta and ancho tomato
    -Or-
    Ahi tuna with butter braised leeks in a fennel and ramp pesto
    Third course:
    Panna cotta with cider gelée and a brandy snap cookie
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    Park Kitchen

    Pearl District, NW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Northwest/Regional

    At this Pearl District restaurant, nestled in a historic building along the peaceful green swath of the North Park Blocks, James Beard Award-nominated chef Scott Dolich specializes in creating new dishes using local ingredients. The same culinary philosophy applies to the cocktail list, which includes the surprisingly refreshing Salt and Pepper — House Spirits Aviation gin, fresh grapefruit juice, fresh lime juice and a touch of simple syrup, served up in a glass with a salted rim.

    Menu
    First course:
    Chickpea fries with a roasted squash ketchup
    Second course (choose one):
    Lonesome whistle barley with squash, oyster mushrooms and amaranth
    -Or-
    Sugarloaf chicory with winter radishes and cornbread in a buttermilk dressing
    Third course (choose one):
    Maupin Farm grilled pork, hazelnut pesto, yellowfoot chanterelles, curds and whey
    -Or-
    Wild steelhead with red lentils, kale and celeriac
    -Or-
    Ricotta gnocchi with hazelnut pesto and yellowfoot chanterelles
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    Patton Maryland

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

    Laid-back and charming, Patton Maryland serves Southern-style comfort food, like traditional Hoppin John or low country boil, along with craft cocktails, like the Memphis Mafia. Kids are welcome until 9:30 p.m.

    Menu
    First Course (choose one):
    Cauliflower bites with parmesan, parsley and Romesco
    -Or-
    Smoked chicken wings with rustic bread and house pickles
    -Or-
    Celery apple salad with mixed greens, celery, apple, pecans and a blue cheese and lemon vinaigrette
    Second Course (choose one):
    Hoppin’ John with black-eyed peas, white rice, mushrooms, onions, peppers and garlic
    -Or-
    Shrimp and grits with house bacon, cheddar grits and a savory tomato broth
    -Or-
    Pulled pork with a choice of two sides
    Third Course (choose one):
    Banana pudding
    -Or-
    Chocolate pecan brownie with Ruby Jewel ice cream
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    Pazzo Ristorante

    Downtown, SW Portland • Italian

    Pazzo is a regional Italian restaurant and bar focused on Northwest ingredients and the true flavors of Italy. Guests enjoy a warm, stylish dining room along with Bacchus Bar, which is vibrant, comfortable and substantial. Pazzo and BacchusBar consistently deliver high-quality food and service to guests.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Ribollita: Tuscan tomato bread soup with Swiss chard and extra virgin olive oil
    -Or-
    Chopped salad lina with romaine, salami, mozzarella, chickpeas and sweet hot peppers
    Second course (choose one):
    Spaghetti carbonara with pancetta, garlic, cream, egg yolk and parmesan
    -Or-
    Grilled pork tenderloin with cauliflower cream, fried capers and Calabrian pepper oil
    -Or-
    Pan roasted Chinook salmon with green lentils, preserved tomatoes and a lemon, anchovy and parsley dressing
    Third course (choose one):
    Caramel budino crème Chantilly with spicy almond brittle
    -Or-
    Vanilla bean gelato with a raspberry reduction and a chocolate biscotti
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    Picnic House

    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 (choose one):
    Butter lettuce, apple, sugar snap and cucumber vinaigrette
    -OR-
    Spring asparagus, soup, crème fraiche and pepitas
    Second course (choose one):
    Pressed pork shoulder, mashed sweet potatoes, marshmallow, brussels sprouts and apricot chutney
    -OR-
    Shrimp diablo linguini with garlic, chili, Pernod and cherry tomato
    Third course (choose one):
    Yogurt mousse and sugar snap pea sorbet with compressed strawberries and Meyer lemon gel
    -OR-
    Black forest baba au kirsch with whipped mascarpone and roasted cherries
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    Pono Farm Soul Kitchen

    NE Portland • Asian, Seafood, Steak Houses

    Pono Farm Soul Kitchen serves up handcrafted refined and creative takes on Japanese influenced comfort food. The menu features fine meats from the animals raised on the Pono Farm in Central Oregon, bringing new meaning to the phrase “made from scratch.” The farm provides the premium pasture raised beef, pork and chicken eggs featured in the restaurant. The animals are raised slowly and naturally and never administered antibiotics, growth hormones or steroids. Rounding out the menu are fresh seafood selections sourced from the Pacific Coast and aquaculture farms that share the same principles of sustainable farming and quality.

    Menus are printed daily, always presenting new items utilizing different cuts from the entire animal. Dinner service showcases the Josper Oven where meats and vegetables are grilled over live charcoal and applewood. Cured and smoked meats lend a unique flavor profile to some dishes at dinner and often featured on lunch, brunch and happy hour menus.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Pono Sushi Roll with spicy Wagyu beef tartare, asian pear, avocado and garlic chips
    -Or-
    Pork karaage with ginger soy marinated pork, pickled onions, chili, Thai basil and chili aioli
    Second course (choose one):
    Kakuni with braised pork belly and daikon with a 6-minute egg in soy truffle broth
    -Or-
    Mapo age tofu with flash fried Ota tofu, ground beef and szechuan peppercorn
    Third course (choose one):
    Pork chop with compressed apple and pork jus
    -Or-
    Wagyu beef shank with citrus salad and Japanese curry
    *
    Food: additional sushi course for $15 Nigiri Omakase 4 pieces chef-choice nigiri Drink: Sake paring $18 Wine pairing $18
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    Produce Row

    Central Eastside, SE Portland • American/New American, Bars/Pubs/Taverns, 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 with Swiss cheese and baguette
    -Or-
    Fried cauliflower yellow curry with cilantro and lime yogurt
    -Or-
    Farm chop salad of house greens, bacon, tomato, cheddar, egg and crispy onions with a buttermilk dressing
    Second Course (choose one):
    Bistro filet with beer battered fries, baby kale and porcini mushroom butter
    -Or-
    Bourbon maple glazed steelhead with fingerling potatoes and vegetable hash
    -Or-
    Kale pesto linguini with delicata squash, kale, turnips, hazelnut kale pesto and smoked olive oil
    Third Course:
    Bourbon apple bread pudding with Cointreau whipped cream and candied hazelnuts
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    Quaintrelle

    Mississippi / Williams, N Portland • American/New American, Eat

    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:
    Choice of spring vegetable salads
    Second Course:
    Flatiron steak
    Third Course:
    Coffee pudding
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    Radar

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

    This North Mississippi Avenue spot serves “American tapas” along with a side of soccer, frequently seen playing on the unobtrusive TVs throughout the restaurant. Far from a sports bar, Radar offers sophisticated small plates, craft cocktails, beer and wine, as well as happy hour and brunch.

    Menu
    First course:
    Dungeness crab salad with arugula, blood orange, cara cara orange, Marcona almonds and citronette
    Second course:
    Braised beef cheeks with Yukon Gold potato purée and roasted broccolini
    Third course:
    Butterscotch crème brûlée
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    Red Star Tavern

    Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American

    Located in the heart of downtown Portland at the Hotel Monaco, Red Star provides fine dining service in a casual atmosphere. Chef Kyle Rourke ensures that fresh, local and seasonal are always the primary ingredients. From the slow-roasted meats and bright salads to the playful flavor combinations from the bar, every menu choice will more than compliment the comforting glow from the wood-fire grill.

    Menu
    First course:
    Manila clam velouté with early green garlic
    Second course:
    Beef short rib with sweet onion, roast marble potatoes, carrot purée and carrot top pistou
    Third course:
    Lime cornmeal cake with blueberry sherbet and lime curd
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    Renata

    Central Eastside, SE Portland • Italian

    This highly anticipated contemporary Italian restaurant features seasonal fare inspired by the diverse regional cuisines of Italy and the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Renata strives to craft an incomparable experience through welcoming ambiance, thoughtful service, and extraordinary food and libations. Ingredients are responsibly sourced from sustainable local farms and products imported from Italy. All pastas, breads, Salumi and desserts are made in house

    Menu
    First Course (choose one):
    Crostini with chicken liver pate, apple butter and saba
    -Or-
    Chicory salad with beets and kumquat vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Prosciutto cotto and Hannah cheese with croutons and a mustard vinaigrette
    Second Course (choose one):
    Canestri Bolognese with broccoli rabe and garlic bread crumbs
    -Or-
    Margherita pizza with tomato, mozzarella, basil and olive oil
    -Or-
    Porchetta spiced chicken breast with cannellini beans, arugula and salsa verde
    Third Course (choose one):
    Bee Local honey budino with a dark chocolate mousse, butterscotch, chocolate peanut butter crumble and bee pollen
    -Or-
    Figlia sticky bun with crème anglaise
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    RingSide Fish House

    Downtown, SW Portland • Seafood, Steak Houses

    RingSide Fish House is to fresh seafood what RingSide Steakhouse has become to legendary steaks, offering fresh seafood prepared with the best local ingredients available accompanied by impeccable service and an award-winning wine list. Enjoy dinner at the Fish House on the Mezzanine level of the Fox Tower overlooking Director Park in downtown Portland, or come by for late-night dining, including the renowned twice-daily happy hour.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Soup du jour
    -Or-
    Baby mixed greens with citrus, sunchoke, parmesan and bagna càuda
    Second course (choose one):
    Monterey Bay baby squid and fresh pasta with early spring vegetables and Calabrian chili
    -Or-
    Steak medallions from certified Angus beef, roasted new potatoes and spring vegetables with bordelaise sauce
    Third course:
    Milk chocolate pot de crème with sour cherry compote and vanilla Chantilly cream
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    RingSide Grill

    NE Portland • American/New American, Wine Bars/Tasting

    Born with the DNA of America’s Great Steak Houses, The RingSide Grill offers lunch, dinner and lively Happy Hours – 7 days a week. Executive Chef Kevin Shantz serves up uniquely crafted American fare with influences from around the globe. The menu ranges from gourmet burgers, signature steaks and rotisserie chicken, to flatbread pizzas pork schnitzel with spätzle, crispy duck rolls and of course, RingSide’s famous onion rings. The newly renovated bar offers a large selection of locally crafted beer and cider as well as expertly made cocktails including two on draft.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Caesar salad with torn bread croutons, white anchovies and shaved parmesan
    -Or-
    Soup of the day
    Second course (choose one):
    Half a rotisserie chicken with lemon ricotta flatbread, pine nuts and arugula
    -Or-
    Pan roasted salmon with English peas, pancetta and a mint shallot vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Grilled hangar steak with mashed potatoes and bordelaise sauce
    Third course:
    RingSide’s frozen vanilla custard with a choice of two toppings
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    RingSide Steakhouse Uptown

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

    This renowned steakhouse has been at its original location on West Burnside for more than 65 years with three generations of family ownership. RingSide Steakhouse has earned a reputation serving the best steaks in Portland, featuring steaks custom dry-aged in-houses. Tuxedoed servers offer impeccable service and can complement your meal with an unmatched wine list of more than 700 labels in a timeless, old-school atmosphere.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Baked onion soup
    -Or-
    Mixed greens and vegetable salad
    Second course:
    Tender steak medallions with sauce chasseur and seasonal vegetables, served with your choice of garlic mashed potatoes, baked potato, french fries, wild rice pilaf or cottage cheese
    Third course:
    Classic Madagascar vanilla bean crème brûlée
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    Rue

    SE Portland • French

    Rue serves upscale small plates in an airy, French bistro atmosphere. In addition to hyper-local, veggie-forward dishes, Rue boasts a unique craft menu and impressive wine list.

    Menu
    First Course (choose one):
    Chickpea panisse with roasted garlic and vadouvan
    -Or-
    Roasted baby carrots with green garlic vinaigrette and herbs
    Second Course (choose one):
    Desert springs trout with sunchoke, brown butter and dill
    -Or-
    Roasted pork loin with cauliflower and sauce ravigote
    Third Course:
    Milk chocolate mousse with toasted marshmallow ice cream
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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:
    Steak house salad with iceberg, baby arugula and baby lettuces with grape tomatoes, garlic croutons and red onions, served with our house vinaigrette
    Second course (choose one):
    Six ounce petite filet
    -Or-
    Oven roasted free range chicken breast stuffed with garlic herb cheese
    -Or-
    Fresh salmon served sizzling on a blackened potato and topped with fried leeks and lemon butter
    Third course:
    Chef’s seasonal symphony dessert
    *
    Side dishes your choice of either mashed potatoes or creamed spinach
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    Salty’s on the Columbia

    Airport, NE Portland • Seafood, Steak Houses

    Image representing Salty's on the ColumbiaThe 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:
    Smoked trout panzanella, ruby red trout, lemon-dill aioli, roasted tomatoes, fried shallots, capers and baby kale with warm buttered brioche croutons
    Second course:
    Rock shrimp linguini with forest mushrooms, shallots, ricotta and harissa breadcrumbs
    Third course:
    Orange pistachio cake with poached pear, warm caramel, pistachio gelato and pistachio crumble
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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 (choose one):
    Pork belly shumai with shrimp, XO sauce and bean paste
    -Or-
    Crispy Brussels sprouts with sweet dashi, poached egg and scallions
    -Or-
    Green papaya salad with pineapple, cherry tomatoes and peanuts
    Second course (choose one):
    Oxtail chow fun with garlic chili paste, scallions, and fried garlic
    -Or-
    Saké-steamed mussels and clams with cherry tomatoes, garlic, tsuyu and grilled baguette
    -Or-
    Vegetarian miso ramen with mizuna, kimchi daikon and soft-boiled egg
    Third course (choose one):
    Fried coconut rolls with coconut rice pudding and miso caramel
    -Or-
    Green tea cream puffs
    -Or-
    Red bean ice cream
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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 (choose one):
    Simple salad with spring greens and vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Soup of curried butternut squash with spiced pepitas
    Second course (choose one):
    House-made cavatelli with smoked onion, preserved lemon, cherry tomatoes and a dill cream
    -Or-
    Braised pork cheeks in jus with chef's choice of roasted vegetables
    Third course:
    Bread pudding with dried cherries, toasted pecans and praline sauce
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    Southpark Seafood

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

    A chic Northwest eatery and oyster bar featuring sustainable seafood and farm-fresh ingredients. As a proud partner of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch® program, Southpark Seafood only serves seafood that has been fished or farmed in ways that minimize their environmental impact. For nearly 20 years, this definitive Portland restaurant has been helping to shape the city’s dining scene into what it is today. Located in the heart of Downtown, this iconic Portland restaurant is the perfect spot for lunch, dinner or just to refresh while exploring this amazing city.  Stop on by, you won’t be disappointed.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Mixed greens salad with hazelnuts, Asian pear, olive oil and Katz’s sauvignon blanc vinegar
    -Or-
    Caesar salad made with romaine, radish, Parmigiano Reggiano, torn croutons and anchovy vinaigrette
    -Or-
    Brussels sprouts with gochujang, cilantro and peanuts
    -Or-
    Clam chowder with braised bacon and gnocchi
    Second course (choose one):
    Steelhead and freekeh with carrots, cauliflower and pistachio
    -Or-
    Tortelloni en brodo with chestnuts, celery root and black truffle
    -Or-
    Fettuccine with white shrimp, ‘Nduja, Calabrian chilies and scallions
    -Or-
    Mushroom pizza with shimeji, maitake, Taleggio and rosemary
    Third course (choose one):
    Scoop of gelato or sorbet in salted caramel, vanilla or berry flavors
    -Or-
    Chocolate petit fours peanut butter or espresso
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    St. Jack

    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 (choose one):
    Butternut squash soup with watercress pistou and pomegranate
    -Or-
    Salt cod brandade with sauce gribiche
    Second course (choose one):
    Lyonnaise onion tart with melted leeks, kale and a poached egg
    -Or-
    Confit pork short rib with pommes purée, bacon choucroute and a grainy mustard jus
    Third course:
    Caramelized banana bread pudding with rum raisin ice cream
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    SuperBite

    Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American, Eat, French

    In their second restaurant, SuperBite, chefs Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton deliver bold, global flavors in three distinct presentation styles. The menu is separated into bites, small tastes to satisfy any initial craving without overpowering the palate; plates that can be enjoyed as appetizers or small entrees; and platters large enough to be shared with the whole table. At SuperBite, chefs and cooks alike develop dishes and can be spotted tableside, delivering their creations directly to guests

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Salmon crudo with hibiscus ponzu, pickled jalapeño and shiso
    -Or-
    Grilled shiitake with miso porcini marshmallow and sauternes glaze
    -Or-
    Dungeness crab with celery root tortilla, sesame mayo, orange and tobiko
    -Or-
    Beef tongue Spam musubi with cucumber and Chinese hot mustard
    Second Course:
    Chicken fried quail with a citrus salad, vadouvan, shallot and turmeric yogurt
    -And-
    Barbecue beef short ribs with Ecuadorian potato pancake, Vermont cheddar and mizuna
    Third Course:
    Pineapple orange sorbet with a prosecco float
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    Swank & Swine Restaurant

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

    Located across from Director’s Park in the Paramount Hotel, this dual concept engages all the regions of the palate. 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.Just across the lobby, Swine Moonshine and Whiskey Bar explores the history of the American whiskey tradition, complete with a reclaimed authentic still and extensive whiskey list. Early and late happy hours keep people sipping all night long.

    Menu
    First course (choose one):
    Local greens with Briar Rose chèvre and chimichurri radish
    -Or-
    Rutabaga apple soup with horseradish, pecans and brown butter
    Second course (choose one):
    Local foraged mushroom stroganoff with fresh pappardelle and hen of the woods crème fraiche
    -Or-
    Chicken fried Idaho trout with celeriac, hen glacé and roasted kale
    -Or-
    Swank burger with house grind, bacon and classic accompaniments
    -Or-
    Applewood smoked Carlton Farms pork chop with local sauerkraut, bourbon poached pears and mustard jus
    Third course (choose one):
    Chocolate whistle pig semifreddo with cocoa pudding, brown butter jam and feuilletine
    -Or-
    Banana split with traditional condiments
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    Sweet Jam

    SW Portland • American/New American

    Sweet Jam is an upscale breakfast restaurant in the Portland/Beaverton area that offers food, a full bar and live musical entertainment.

    Menu
    First Course:
    Jam house salad
    Second Course (choose one):
    Barbecue salmon hash
    -Or-
    New Orleans jambalaya
    -Or-
    Beef and pork meat loaf
    Third Course (choose one):
    Homemade bread pudding
    -Or-
    Assorted cheesecake
    *
    One glass of house wine with each meal
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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, caeser con ceviche,fresh-squeezed margaritas and other favorites.

    Menu
    First Course (choose one):
    Aguachile of lime- and chile-soaked sea scallops with English cucumber, avocado, mushrooms, red onion and tobiko
    -Or-
    Caesar salad of romaine lettuce, garlicky anchovy dressing, cotija cheese and tortilla strips
    -Or-
    Hongos with sautéed mushrooms, garlic and white wine
    Second Course (choose one):
    Chile en nogada of beef picadillo-filled poblano chile, walnut cream sauce, parsley and pomegranate
    -Or-
    Caldo de camarones of wild Mexican white shrimp, roasted winter vegetables and roasted garlic in a spiced seafood broth
    -Or-
    Chile relleno of a traditional egg battered poblano chile with Mexican cheeses and tomato caldillo *All entrees are served with handmade corn tortillas
    Third Course:
    Choice of any one dessert from the normal menu
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    Taylor Railworks

    Central Eastside, SE Portland • American/New American

    Located in Southeast Portland, Taylor Railworks offers inventive takes on American comfort food and cocktails in an upscale setting. Try something new, like a beautifully plated piece of grilled cuttlefish over Asian pear or a couple of scoops or orange sorbet over whipped crème fraîche and accompanied by coriander shortbread cookies.

    Menu
    First Course (choose one):
    Warm squid with citrus shiso, mint and chilies
    -Or-
    Citrus salad with whipped goat cheese, Marcona almonds, aleppo pepper, shiso and mint
    Second Course (choose one):
    Goat cheese gnocchi, sesame, gochujang and fermented radish
    -Or-
    Ricotta tortellini with spicy chicken broth, butter and parmesan
    Third Course (choose one):
    Arbequina olive oil cake with Meyer lemon marmalade and crème fraiche
    -Or-
    Buttermilk panna cotta with poppy seed shortbread and satsuma confit
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    The Country Cat Dinner House & Bar

    SE Portland • American/New American, Northwest/Regional

    Image representing The Country CatThe 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:
    Whole wheat toast with chopped avocado, sesame, fennel and smoked salmon salad
    Second course:
    Grilled house cured ham steak basted in coffee bacon butter with sunny side up egg, creamy grits and mustard greens
    Third course:
    Brown sugar streusel coffee cake with vanilla bean ice cream and maple caramel
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    The Fireside

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

    The 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:
    Truffled potato soup with roasted almonds and a parker roll
    Second course (choose one):
    Seared hanger steak with confit potato, brussels sprouts, and blackberry Worcestershire
    -Or-
    Risotto with wild mushrooms, cippolini onion and hazelnut gremolata
    Third course:
    House-made brioche with candied bacon, blue cheese ice cream and reduced 2011 Cockburn's Vintage Porto
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    The Hairy Lobster

    NW Portland • American/New American, Eat

    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:
    Wild mushroom bisque with pickled mushrooms and basil crema
    Second Course (choose one):
    Buttermilk-dipped fried half chicken with spicy whipped sweet potatoes, eggplant pickles and parker house rolls
    -Or-
    Fresh sage gnocchi with winter squash, fiore sardo cheese in an arugula pesto
    Third Course:
    Sticky toffee pudding
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    The Original – A Dinerant

    Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American

    A new kind of neighborhood eatery, The Original is Portland’s downtown destination for unexpected all-day dining. This Dinerant (diner + restaurant) goes far beyond conventional comfort food, updating long-time favorites with a dose of style and sophistication.

    Menu
    First course:
    The “O.G.” Oregon salad with mixed greens, roasted beets, pears, goat cheese and candied hazelnuts in a sherry vinaigrette
    Second course (choose one):
    Crab mac and cheese with white truffle mornay, tomatoes and roasted asparagus (vegetarian option uses grilled and marinated tofu)
    Third course:
    Toasted filbert cake with Marionberry mousse and milk chocolate ganache
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    The Rookery at Raven & Rose

    Downtown, SW Portland • European

    The Rookery Bar and lounge is located on the second-floor of Portland’s historic Ladd Carriage House, just upstairs from Raven & Rose restaurant. Offering classic farmhouse cookery and fine cocktails, The Rookery Bar menu draws inspiration from the Irish and British countryside, featuring simple, pristine ingredients and exceptional execution in an atmosphere that is warm, welcoming and attentive. The Rookery Bar provides an exclusive hideaway for sipping cocktails inspired by the building’s exuberant history, as well as a haven for locals and travelers alike who want the comfort of a hearth and a satisfying meal.

    Menu
    First course:
    Farm fresh greens with radish, carrot and zinfandel vinegar
    Second course:
    Beef short ribs with a red wine braise
    Third course:
    Meyer lemon ice cream with brown butter shortbread
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    The Waiting Room

    NW Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, 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):
    Trio of cooked oysters with brochette, charcoal grilled and cornmeal crusted
    -OR-
    Boucherie platter with andouille sausage, boudin and crawfish boil headcheese
    -OR-
    Ginger barbecue shrimp with crispy ginger and sweet potato biscuit
    -OR-
    Sauvie Island organic greens with hazelnuts and a sauvignon blanc vinaigrette
    Second Course (choose one):
    Rabbit porchetta with rapini, sharp provolone fonduta and Sauce Robert
    -OR-
    Jerk marinated pork chop with rum glazed sweet potatoes and pineapple salsa
    -OR-
    Veal grillades with pecan crusted oyster and apple barbecue
    -OR-
    Two piece fried chicken dinner with bacon braised collard greens and lyonnaise
    Third Course:
    Chocolate crémeux with chicory coffee mousse and hazelnut praline
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    Three Degrees Waterfront Bar & Grill

    Downtown, SW Portland • American/New American

    Three Degrees, a Kimpton Restaurant, is a warm, lively restaurant and bar overlooking the gorgeous Portland waterfront with plenty of outdoor seating. It features fresh, seasonal comfort cooking with ingredients that are primarily sourced from local, small scale vendors.

    Menu
    First Course (choose one):
    Chipotle mezcal barbecue shrimp with cucumber salsa and jalapeño
    -OR-
    Pork belly with mango ancho puree and pickled pineapple
    -OR-
    Deviled eggs with pimiento, crab and trout roe
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    Mixed greens with sauvignon blanc vinaigrette, Hannah cheese, wild mushroom and crostini
    Second course (choose one):
    Chicken with charred spring onion, cauliflower escabeche, braised garbanzo and recado rojo
    -OR-
    Fish stew with fingerling potatoes, piquillo saffron broth, grilled bread and burnt green garlic aioli
    -OR-
    Crispy artichoke tamale with green mole, fava and morel relish
    -OR-
    Salmon with pea gnocchi, caramelized Cipollini soubise and smoked mussel salsa verde
    Third course (choose one):
    Chamomile panna cotta with local bee honey and candied hibiscus flower
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    Profiteroles with cherry orange ice cream, chocolate fudge and peanut praline
    -OR-
    House made ice cream or sorbet
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    Trifecta Tavern

    Central Eastside, SE Portland • American/New American, Bars/Pubs/Taverns, 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:
    Wedge salad with creamy blue cheese dressing, grilled onions and bacon
    Second course (choose one):
    Wood fired kielbasa with fingerling potato salad and grilled levain bread
    -OR-
    Pan fried oysters with root vegetable and cabbage slaw
    Third course:
    Pavlova with lemon thyme curd, vanilla whipped cream, poached rhubarb and fresh raspberries
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    Tusk

    SE Portland • African, Mediterranean/Middle Eastern

    • 2448 E. Burnside St.,
      Portland, OR 97214

    Image representing TuskThis highly-buzzed-about Middle-Eastern restaurant and bar comes from lauded Ava Gene’s chef, Joshua McFadden. The Israeli and Moroccan-inspired menu at Tusk features small plates and lighter fare, highlighting local veggies and whole grains, like house-made pita, unique salads and skewered beef, along with surprises, like soft serve sundaes.

    Menu
    First Course:
    Mezze: a selection of a small seasonal salads, olives, pickles, hummus and house made flatbread
    Second Course (choose one):
    Pork shoulder braised with greens, cumin, aleppo pepper and sumac
    -OR-
    Chickpea and hominy stew with garlic, parsley, yogurt and frizzled onions
    Third Course:
    Semolina, apricot and orange blossom layer cake
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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):
    Smoked local farmhouse cheddar
    -OR-
    Brie and gorgonzola cheeses swirled together and topped with roasted hazelnuts
    -OR-
    Swiss and gruyere cheeses finished with caramelized sweet onions and port wine
    -OR-
    Roasted caraway folded into locally made white cheddar cheese
    -OR-
    Hickory smoked cheddar, vine ripe tomatoes, fresh basil and bacon
    Second course (choose one):
    Carlton pork with locally sourced chicken breast, east coast scallops and tiger prawns
    -OR-
    Fresh baby lobster tails marinated in citrus zest and Meyer lemon oil, served with locally sourced and seasoned steak, marjoram and olive oil
    -OR-
    Chicken tossed in cracked pepper, garlic and parsley
    -OR-
    Local Chinook salmon, east coast scallops, Pacific oysters and tiger prawns marinated in citrus zest and Meyer lemon oil
    -OR-
    Fresh baby lobster tails and tiger prawns marinated in citrus zest and Meyer lemon oil
    -OR-
    Carlton pork and seasoned steak with marjoram, olive oil and spices
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    Tofu, asparagus, marinated tomatoes, artichoke hearts, grilled onions, sweet carrots, mushrooms and scallion
    Third course (choose one):
    From any dessert on menu
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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):
    Coliflor: roasted cauliflower, dates, capers and almonds with leek ash emulsion
    -OR-
    Tigres de Bilbao: stuffed mussels, fennel béchamel and bread crumbs with a pimentón hot sauce
    Second Course (choose one):
    Filete de culotte: culotte steak, Romesco, leek marmalade and Valdeón foam
    -OR-
    Tapaella de conejo: braised rabbit paella, bomba rice, chorizo, squash and charred scallions
    Third Course:
    Goxua: rum soaked magdalena, goat milk custard, whipped cream and bruléed sugar
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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
    -OR-
    Roasted red and golden beet salad with ricotta, hazelnut streusel and watercress
    -OR-
    Grilled baby octopus salad with Spanish chorizo, white beans, parsley and orange
    -OR-
    Pork rillettes with grilled house made brioche, brandied apple compote and mustard
    -OR-
    Living butter lettuce salad with croutons, radishes, candied walnuts and blue cheese dressing
    -OR-
    Dinosaur kale with aux lardon, sixty minute egg, house bacon, croutons and bacon vinaigrette
    Second course (choose one):
    Pasta du Jour
    -OR-
    Draper Valley chicken two ways: seared breast and stuffed leg, baby carrots with Madeira jus
    -OR-
    Idaho trout en papillote: smoked trout with Cipollini onions, red potatoes and citrus butter
    -OR-
    Beef bourguignon with house bacon, mushrooms, carrots and pommes puree
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    Seared six ounce Cascade terres major steak with duck fat potatoes, roasted garlic and béarnaise sauce
    -OR-
    Eggplant parmesan: creamy polenta, broccoli rabe, marinara and mozzarella
    Third course (choose one):
    Chocolate pots de crème and sugar cookies
    -OR-
    Pineapple tarte tatin and vanilla ice cream
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    Wayfinder Beer

    SE Portland • Bars/Pubs/Taverns, Brewpubs, Brewpubs/Breweries

    Image representing Wayfinder BeerThis 8,900 square foot (827 sq m), century-old warehouse in Southeast Portland offers comfort food, lagers and ales to enjoy on its massive patio.

    Menu
    First Course (choose one):
    Fried oysters with jalapeño tartar
    -OR-
    Caesar salad with romaine, garlic, anchovy, egg, parmesan and croutons
    Second Course (choose one):
    Baby back ribs that are smoked or grilled and finished with barbecue sauce and served with fries and slaw
    -OR-
    Whole trout with spaetzle and roasted cauliflower
    Third Course (choose one):
    Flourless chocolate torte served with a blackberry lavender coulis
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    Bread Pudding with caramel custard pudding, topped with a bourbon crème anglaise and salted caramel
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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:
    Irish cheddar stout fondue with fried cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and rustic bread cubes
    Second course:
    Spring mixed greens in a Madagascar vanilla bean vinaigrette with plum tomatoes, chevre and seasoned croutons
    Third course:
    Beef medallions with a gorgonzola cream sauce, chef's potato and spring vegetables
    *
    Save room for dessert
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    Willow Restaurant

    SE Portland • American/New American, Drink, Eat

    Willow is a simple but elegant restaurant serving modern twists on familiar and local cuisine and using ingredients grown in the Willamette Valley and Pacific Northwest. By making best use of the farmers and growers in the bountiful Willamette Valley and Pacific Northwest, Willow brings the tastes of fine dining to a neighborhood restaurant.  By cooking exciting and innovative food in an uncomplicated atmosphere that emphasizes guest comfort, Willow provides a dining space that welcomes and encourages our guests to experiment and share.

    Menu
    First course:
    #2 Combo with smoked oil, tomato-shallot mignonette and cheddar cheese
    Second course:
    Cassoulet with duck confit, squash custard and root vegetables
    Third course:
    Daily flavors of ice cream and cookies
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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:
    Jicama salad with cucumbers, oranges, toasted sesame seeds and a tequila honey dressing
    Second course:
    Pork posole: rich, hearty pork and hominy stew, served with house ground, non-GMO corn tostada and topped with crema, queso fresco, cabbage, radish and chili powder
    Third course:
    Lime trifle cake layered with coconut custard, whipped cream and toasted coconut
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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:
    Kale salad with lacinato kale, shallot, lemon and edamame
    Second course (choose one):
    Yakuza burger with chevre, truffled shoestring potatoes, arugula, catsup and spicy mayo
    -OR-
    Veggie yakisoba with pickled shiitake, wakame, daikon, carrot, scallion, sweet soy and sesame
    Third course (choose one):
    Yakuza roll with tempura butternut squash, shishito pepper, asparagus, chili aioli and a sweet soy glaze
    -OR-
    Negi sake roll with minced salmon, spicy mayo, scallion and truffle fries
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    Zeus Café

    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:
    Scallop and uni crudo with a miso yogurt crème, radish, tobiko, micro ,shiso and serrano chilies
    Second course:
    Roasted duck breast with creamed chard, Edgefield pinot noir strawberry marmalade and wood fired young onions
    Third course:
    Tangerine semifreddo with citrus cake, tangerine honey sauce, coconut crumble and edible violets
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