Restaurants too new (or nonexistent) to include, and those that have passed.
NEW & INCOMING
Roman Candle, the Duane Sorenson bakery bumping uglies with Ava Gene’s, opened at the beginning of July.
Trifecta, a bar, restaurant
and bakery from Ken Forkish, will op
Looking at the future of Southeast Division Street
Division Street is home to our Restaurant of the Year,
runner-up and five other picks in this guide. Seemingly every old
business on Division is being converted into a trendy restaurant or bar.
1314 NW Glisan St., 228-9535, andinarestaurant.com.
[EDIBLE ANDES] Andina’s massive
menu charts the course of contemporary Peruvian cuisine. It starts
somewhere in Madrid’s basement taverns,
105 NE 4th Ave., Hillsboro, 615-0191, ameliasmexicanrestaurant.com.
[MEJICANO MAGNIFICO] If you wander
blindly into Hillsboro looking for great Mexican food, you’re likely to
4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 233-1286, apizzascholls.com.
[THE BEST PIZZA] Apizza Scholls
makes platter-sized discs of dough topped with bright sauce, gooey
cheese and an understated dash of toppings
3377 SE Division St., 971-229-0571, avagenes.com.
[PORTLANDIA ALLA RUSTICA] Duane
Sorenson’s ode to Italy (and, apparently, to his daughter, Ava) is a
lovely, hearth-cooked affair of comfort wr
1733 NE Alberta St., 287-2400, aviarypdx.com.
[JOY OF FLIGHT] The 2011 fire that
clipped the wings of this fast-ascending Northeast Portland gem is now a
bad and distant memory. The three-headed
836 NW 23rd Ave., 971-229-1925; 310 SE 28th Ave., 232-5255; bamboosushi.com.
[GUILT-FREE SUSHI] As the first
certified-sustainable sushi restaurant in the world, Bamboo accompanies
its bill with
8307 N Ivanhoe St., 285-4839, facebook.com/baowrystjohns.
[BAO CHICKA BAO BAO] The Baowry, a
charmingly domestic former hovel in St. Johns, recalls a vacationer’s
eatery in a picturesque riverf