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
3570 SE Division St., 232-3004, atlaspizzapdx.com. Lunch and dinner daily.
Metalheads who drive Chevy Cavaliers have long been the
unsung heroes of the American pizza industry in p
Grant’s Philly Cheesesteaks
1203 NW 23rd Ave., 477-7133. Lunch and dinner Sunday-Friday, closed Saturday.
The Philadelphia cheesesteak is a stupidly simple creation, and exactly the sort of th