2422 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Open Daily 4:30 – 10 pm hawthornelobsterhouse.com The newly-opened Hawthorne Lobster House claims to have “the best tail in Portland”. If the availability of fresh lobsters from the salt water tank in the entry and the delicious samples received by the writer is proof enough, it’s [...]
1429 SE 37th Ave. off Hawthorne Open Tue–Sat: 5 – 9:30 pm • Sun: 4 – 9 pm Closed Mondays 3doorsdowncafe.com Tucked...
By Cat Wurdack 3010 SE Division Lunch and Dinner Daily 11 am – 10 pm 503.477.6699 When chef Troy MacLarty...
By Cat Wurdack 2521 SE Clinton St. Mon – Fri 12 pm – 2:30 am Sat/Sun 10 am – 2:30 am Brunch until...
727 SE Washington St. 503 954-1987 Tues – Sat, 5pm – 10pm Sun, 5pm – 9pm Closed Monday By Cat Wurdack If you missed the earlier inception of chef Billy Schumaker’s legendary Mexican restaurant on Northeast 28th Street, you’re in luck because Taqueria Nueve (T9) is back and it’s [...]Read more ›
4908 SE Powell 503.445.6341 Open seven days 11:30 am – 10 pm www.labambarestaurantes.com The bright pink adobe restaurant conjures up a place one might eat in on a trip to Mexico, not right on Powell Blvd./Highway 26. Carlo Vicenttin, La Bamba owner, noticed the empty storefront on his [...]Read more ›
3524 SE 52nd (south of Powell) 503.774.1164 Open seven days 8 am – 10 pm The effervescent Ransdell sisters, Monica and Jennifer, have opened a wonderful new diner located midway between the river and the outskirts in between Powell and Foster, at 52nd & SE Lafayette. Hence the name [...]Read more ›
By Cat Wurdack 726 SE Grand Ave. Tues – Thurs : 11 am – 10 pm Fri – Sat: 11 am – 11 pm Sun: 11 am – 7 pm 503.232.6400 Oso Market, the recently opened bottle shop, market, and Southern European style restaurant in Portland’s SE [...]Read more ›
By Cat Wurdack Ramen lovers, have you tried the Genki Ramen at Mirakutei? It’s a white miso-based Sapporo-style ramen with curly noodle in a rich broth made with ginger, pork and chicken bones, char siu (roasted) pork, scrambled eggs, and Thai chilies. You can sit in the window on [...]Read more ›
By Cat Wurdack 2508 SE Clinton St. 503.736.3333 Daily 9 am-3 pm www.broderpdx.com The Norwegian Olympic curling team is wearing crazy pants and Danish film director Lars von Trier has a provocative new film at Sundance. It’s a great time to celebrate all things Scandinavian and enjoy some of [...]Read more ›