2930 NE Killingsworth St., 227-2669, cocottepdx.com.
[FRENCH IN NAME] As Francolicious
as its name sounds, Cocotte is a bistro far more Pacific Northwest than
Parisian. That’s OK. Irrespective
7937 SE Stark St., 408-1414, thecountrycat.net.
[EXTREME COMFORT] In 2007, the
opening of the Country Cat ushered in a mini-renaissance of
foodie-friendly establishments in the Montavilla neighbo
1022 SW Morrison St., 227-5521, muccaosteria.com.
[MIGHTY RESTRAINT] It’s no secret
that if you add enough butter and salt to something it’s bound to taste
good. Even grizzled back-of-the-hou
4600 SW Watson Ave., Beaverton, 646-9382.
[SEOUL FOOD] Much like how a mezze
can give you a good sense of the quality of a Lebanese restaurant, you
can tell a lot about a Korean restaurant by the
4537 SE Division St., 971-373-8264, woodsmantavern.com.
[GILDED LUNCH LADYLAND] Admit it.
You’re confused. You’ve finally been seated. The Woodsman’s space is
well-appointed, with all the h
Willamette Week's offices have an occasional ace in our back pocket: Our resident computer expert is also a self-professed food geek—and one-time trivia show contestant on VH1—obsessed with the obscure minutiae of sous-vide temperatures, spice sourcing and whether it's the oil or the vinegar that softens your raw kale. (Blame the oil.) Whenever the whim strikes, Brian Panganib...