IMAGE: Roger Bong
Beaker & Flask: Because no one does both fish and offal better than Ben Bettinger.
Castagna: Because Matt Lightner is making something new under the sun.
Ken’s Artisan Pizza: Because of the crust, and the Caesar, and the vegetable plate.
Paley’s Place: Because Vitaly is just the best.
Podnah’s Pit: Because barbecue.
Pok Pok: Because there’s no dinner we crave more.
Tabla: Because it’s still the city’s best deal. And, oh, the truffle-butter tajarin.
Tasty n Sons: Because it’s brunch, but better.
Toro Bravo: Because it’s always worth the wait.
Yuzu: Because it’s the closest Oregon gets to the real Japanese drinking experience.