FIVE PRIX FIXE DEALS
Tabla: 200 Northeast 28th Ave. An appetizer, half pasta and entree for $24.
BeWon: 1203 NW 23rd Ave. Seven courses for $24.95 (two-person minimum).
Daily Cafe in the Pearl: 902 NW 13th Ave. Three-course brunch for $13.95 Sundays.
Navarre: 10 NE 28th St. Ten or so shared items for $28 per person.
Carafe: 200 SW Market St. Three courses for $25.
SIX BARS WITH GOOD FOOD
C Bar: 2880 SE Gladstone St. Tomato confit on ciabatta!
Cheese Bar: 6031 SE Belmont St. Wimer Winter raw Nigerian dwarf goat cheese from Rogue River!
Kir: 22 NE 7th Ave. Chicken liver-and-currant pâté!
O’Malley’s: 6535 SE Foster Road Good stone-oven pizza!
Victory 3652 SE Division St. Venison burger!
Spints Alehouse: 401 NE 28th Ave. Meat board!
FIVE AMAZING HAPPY-HOUR DEALS
Lucy’s Table: 704 NW 21st Ave. $5 goat cheese ravioli and $9 baby-back ribs, 4-6:30 pm Monday-Saturday.
Bastas Trattoria: 410 NW 21st Ave. $8 pork tenderloin, $6 fritto misto, $5 escargot all evening, every evening.
Pambiche: 2811 NE Glisan St. $3 croquetas and empanadas, 2-6 pm Monday-Friday and 10 pm-midnight Friday-Saturday.
RingSide: 828 SW Park Ave. $2.25 steak bites, 3-6 pm and 9:30 pm-close daily in the bar.
Jake’s Famous Crawfish: 401 SW 12th Ave. $2.95 cheeseburger 3-6 pm daily, 9 pm-close Sunday-Thursday, 10 pm-close Friday-Saturday.
FIVE HOT WINGS
Ten 01: 1001 NW Couch St. Crunchy confit duck wings with the manager’s mom’s hot sauce.
Mee-Sen: 3924 N Mississippi Ave. Chicken wings shellacked in sweet hot sauce and frizzled basil bits.
Red Onion: 1123 NW 23rd Ave. “Angel wings” are boned chicken wings stuffed with ground pork and shrimp.
Fire on the Mountain: 4225 N Interstate Ave. The best Buffalo wings.
Pok Pok: 3226 SE Division St. Ike’s Vietnamese fish-sauce wings could spawn a nationwide chain.
FIVE LATE-NIGHT DELIGHTS
Whiffies Fried Pies: 1207 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Pulled-pork hand pies until 3 am.
Potato Champion: 1207 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Crunchy french fries until 3 am.
Zach’s Shack: 4611 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Good hot dogs until 3 am.
Pyro Pizza: 1207 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Wood-fired pizza until 1 am.
Le Happy: 1011 NW 16th Ave. Crêpes until 2:30 am.
THE FIVE BEST SANDWICHES
Bunk: 621 SE Morrison St. Italian cured meats with “Mama’s li’l peppers, provolone picante,” $9.
Binh Minh: 6812 NE Broadway. Banh mi thit nuong with grilled pork and lemongrass, $2.50.
La Catrina: 9694 SE 82nd Ave. Torta Cubana, with ham, cheese, head cheese and hot dog, $10.
Meat Cheese Bread: 1406 SE Stark St. Smoked ham with Gruyère, $4.95.
Grilled Cheese Grill: 1207 NE Alberta Ave. BABS with bacon, apples, blue cheese and Swiss on rye, $6.