Not so long ago a “nice meal” in
Portland meant a big steak and a bottle of Italian wine. More recently,
it’s meant an aggressively casual atmosphere, where that steak is ground
into a bur
Justin Woodward doesn’t dwell on the past. So he isn’t
burdened by the fact that the kitchen he now runs, Castagna, was dubbed
Restaurant of the Year by The Oregonian in 2000, when Woodward
Food carts with the best or only version of their cuisine.
Corner of Southwest 6th Avenue and Columbia Street, 752-7333, facebook.com/LoveBelizean.
Food in the tiny Central American nation of Belize—best
known for bungling the John McAfee
Index by Cuisine
Country Cat (Southern)
Kenny & Zuke’s (Jewish deli)
Killer Burger (hamburgers)
Little Big Burger (hamburge
Whiskey Soda Lounge
3131 SE Division St., 232-0102, whiskeysodalounge.com.
Here’s how you make money off a wildly popular but
affordable restaurant without upping prices: Don’t take reservatio
3402 SE Division St., 235-3119, laurettajean.com.
Open until 11 pm Thursday-Saturday.
This pie-centric bakery with low light, poured cement
floors and a poster advocatin
5011 NE 21st Ave., 284-4445, bin21pdx.com.
Open until 10 pm.
Alberta’s first wave of gentrification brought biodynamic
veggie patches and naked fire twirling. Now come patrons for Bin 2
2225 E Burnside St., 971-271-7166, pixpatisserie.com.
Open until 2 am.
Decadent macarons, eau de vie-filled chocolates and 11
pages of champagne before one hits midlist sparkling
1138 SW Morrison St., 997-3674, saintcupcake.com.
Open until 8 pm Monday-Saturday and 6 pm Sunday.
Until recently, you couldn’t get an after-dinner
buttercream cupcake or alder-s
2329 NE Glisan St., 477-5779, slowburger.net.
Portlanders wouldn’t shut up about Slow Bar’s burger, so
it spun off to a place of its own. If you can’t fit a full-sized