It's a travesty that food-savvy, ocean-proximate Portland doesn't have more down-to-earth fish-'n'-chips establishments like Halibut's, where the Pacific Northwest meets the North Sea. Order up a pair of soft crab cakes or the namesake fried halibut with the best damn fries you've ever tasted (both dishes $18, $10 for a half-order), and grab a drink over at Halibut's II next door while you wait. The food is cooked with zero-trans-fat oil—this is one finger-licking fried-food experience that won't leave you feeling dirty and wrong afterward.