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Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Though Thai joints practically outnumber Craftsman bungalows in this city, Thai Noon stands out for an attention to detail on everything from crispy, vegetarian spring rolls ($3.75) to the Buddhist-themed artwork lining the walls. Curries ($7.50-$8.95) are consistently on-target here, providing the    More
 
Wednesday, December 6, 2006 Kim Potter

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Popular on weekend mornings with NoPo locals and nearby University of Portland students (and, on a recent visit, their parents), Beaterville Cafe does breakfast with style and a nod to classic cars. The Thunderbird scramble ($8.50) is a beauty—think of it as the club sandwich of egg dishes, wi   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Kim Potter

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
While the main attraction at this Hawthorne crêperie is of course the crêpes, Chez Machin boasts a menu that gives its own stuffed pancakes a run for their money. Try another French classic, a grilled but not greasy croque monsieur ($7.50). The ham-and-cheese sandwich is served with a gorgeous, leaf   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Kim Potter

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Though a lack of windows, ultra-dim lighting and puffs of smoke coming from the bar might suggest otherwise, Dots' quirkily (velvet Elvises, Jesus candles, etc.) adorned dining room is family-friendly�really!�until 10 o'clock, when a "no minors allowed" policy kicks in. The menu at this inner So   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Kim Potter

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Since it takes its name from a sleepy beach town in Baja California, it's no surprise that the vibe at this smallish taqueria is warm and casual. It's a family affair at this Sellwood taco house; three generations of Baja Californians handcraft the perfectly light, authentic tamales ($2.75 à la cart   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Kim Potter

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Stickers' multinational approach to Asian comfort food accommodates a continent's worth of tastes—Korean beef skewers ($10.95), a piquant Tandoori chicken ($9.95), and an equally sweet and savory pad Thai ($8.95-$9.95) are all on offer here. The restaurant's namesake, its potstickers ($3.95 and up),   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Kim Potter
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