230 NW Lost Springs Terrace, No. 22, 746-6322, clutchsausagery.com. Lunch and dinner daily.
Hot dogs, they tell us, are the new big
thing in upscale old-school. Traveling New York chefs s
HK Cafe, 4410 SE 82nd Ave., 771-8866. Dim Sum, lunch and dinner daily.
If you’re a regular at Wong’s King or Ocean City, you
might be surprised to find this neon-lit dining hall in
Southeast 33rd Avenue and Hawthorne Boulevard, 502-4428, umaipdx.com. Lunch Wednesday-Sunday.
To get to Umai, you need a little faith. Turn down a
street that doesn’t look like a street
3975 SW 114th Ave., Beaverton. lunch and dinner Tuesday-Sunday.
Like a lot of the best things in life,
Spring Restaurant doesn’t advertise itself. People who live eight blo
El Cubo de Cuba
3106 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 971-544-7801, facebook.com/elcubo.decuba. Lunch and late dinner Tuesday-Sunday.
El Cubo de Cuba looks more lived-in than
most of Havana. Just a y
Pollo Norte, 5427 NE 42nd Ave., 287-0669, pollonorte.com. Lunch and dinner Tuesday-Sunday.
When Pollo Norte opened, they did not advertise. But there
was a deafening chorus of whis
2921 NE Alberta St., 206-6148, darsalamportland.com. Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday.
It’s hard not to root for a restaurant
with a story like Dar Salam’s. Two grade-school frie
C’est Si Bon Crepes & Vins
22 NE 7th Ave., 935-3761, cestsibonpdx.com. Dinner Wednesday-Saturday.
Crepes are the new cupcake, or macaron, or maybe artisanal
doughnut. Creperies in Portla