Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-30-1-.html Sat, 30 Aug 14 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 Your Guide to Legin - This legendary Chinese restaurant offers hundreds of items on the menu, but you don't need to try them all unless you want to. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-171-your_guide_to_legin_this_legendary_chinese_restaurant_offers_hundreds_of_items_on_the_menu_but_you_d.html What's Wrong With the French - An ultra-long and fine meal at a French restaurant inspires our critic to ponder the differences between us and them. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-60-whats_wrong_with_the_french_an_ultra_long_and_fine_meal_at_a_french_restaurant_inspires_our_critic_t.html Technicolor Flavors - The hot peppers and flaming colors of Andina deliver a Peruvian education in the Pearl. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2529-technicolor_flavors_the_hot_peppers_and_flaming_colors_of_andina_deliver_a_peruvian_education_in_the.html Two Starches? - Cafe Dacx is a pleasant new neighborhood restaurant that needs to find a focus. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-525-two_starches_cafe_dacx_is_a_pleasant_new_neighborhood_restaurant_that_needs_to_find_a_focus.html Start with the Cup O'Lava - JoPa is staking a claim on Italian dishes and one wicked dessert. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1486-start_with_the_cup_olava_jopa_is_staking_a_claim_on_italian_dishes_and_one_wicked_dessert.html BIG GLASSES, SMALL PLATES - Meet Navarre, the newest kid on the block. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1786-big_glasses_small_plates_meet_navarre_the_newest_kid_on_the_block.html Elephants in the Midst - The North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival didn't stink. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-277-elephants_in_the_midst_the_north_plains_elephant_garlic_festival_didnt_stink.html Madame Butterfly: The Program - A review about a restaurant named for an opera written in the style of a musical. Got it? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-914-madame_butterfly_the_program_a_review_about_a_restaurant_named_for_an_opera_written_in_the_style_of_.html OM SCHOOL - Om Seafood's simply steamed fish--prepared Hong Kong style--offers flavor lessons. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2374-om_school_om_seafoods_simply_steamed_fish_prepared_hong_kong_style_offers_flavor_lessons.html Hail To The Chef - Lucere's Pascal Sauton is routinely charged with being a nice guy. And sometimes nice guys finish first. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1380-hail_to_the_chef_luceres_pascal_sauton_is_routinely_charged_with_being_a_nice_guy_and_sometimes_nice.html Fit to be Fried - Corbett Fish House sets your meal swimming in its intended waters--oil. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2065-fit_to_be_fried_corbett_fish_house_sets_your_meal_swimming_in_its_intended_waters_oil.html Beauty and the FEAST - Sin Ju, the Pearl District's stab at Japanese, artfully conceives a familiar cuisine. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1269-beauty_and_the_feast_sin_ju_the_pearl_districts_stab_at_japanese_artfully_conceives_a_familiar_cuisi.html A Bone to Pick - The latest 'cue hut in town, All Yall's, takes too many lessons from the world of fast food rather than the world of the pit. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-88-a_bone_to_pick_the_latest_cue_hut_in_town_all_yalls_takes_too_many_lessons_from_the_world_of_fast_fo.html Silverton Ho - Sleepy Silverton is waking up with the Oregon Garden, the Frank Lloyd Wright house and the Silver Grille. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-811-silverton_ho_sleepy_silverton_is_waking_up_with_the_oregon_garden_the_frank_lloyd_wright_house_and_t.html Rivers' Edge - A restaurant tries to hit the water after being dry-docked. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2235-rivers_edge_a_restaurant_tries_to_hit_the_water_after_being_dry_docked.html Without A Paddle - Rivers American Grill is long on view and big on portions, but is that enough? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-300-without_a_paddle_rivers_american_grill_is_long_on_view_and_big_on_portions_but_is_that_enough.html Restaurant Guide 2001-- year of the frog? - in 2001, portland's culinary scene leaned toward france. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-434-restaurant_guide_2001_year_of_the_frog_in_2001_portlands_culinary_scene_leaned_toward_france.html Tailored Tastes - The glowing promise--and uneven plates--at Carlyle, the newest spot in industrial Northwest. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2486-tailored_tastes_the_glowing_promise_and_uneven_plates_at_carlyle_the_newest_spot_in_industrial_north.html Serratto All Over Again - This upscale Italian restaurant in Northwest overcame a bumpy start. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-459-serratto_all_over_again_this_upscale_italian_restaurant_in_northwest_overcame_a_bumpy_start.html SIDE KICKS - Portland's baby bistro movement rolls on. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1066-side_kicks_portlands_baby_bistro_movement_rolls_on.html Restaurant Guide 2001-- thrill seekers - two new restaurants, mint and bluehour, nourish portlanders with excitement. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-436-restaurant_guide_2001_thrill_seekers_two_new_restaurants_mint_and_bluehour_nourish_portlanders_with_.html WE WILL SERVE NO RIND BEFORE ITS TIME - Portland's cheese culture grows. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1383-we_will_serve_no_rind_before_its_time_portlands_cheese_culture_grows.html Le Restaurant - Zinc Bistrot attempts the hard task of replicating a real French bistro. And it's almost there. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-210-le_restaurant_zinc_bistrot_attempts_the_hard_task_of_replicating_a_real_french_bistro_and_its_almost.html City Limits - Tucci drops its lure in Lake Oswego http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1980-city_limits_tucci_drops_its_lure_in_lake_oswego.html Dish Review - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-13998-dish_review_.html RISING SUN - Lucere capitalizes on glistening scenery and blinding culinary skill. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1100-rising_sun_lucere_capitalizes_on_glistening_scenery_and_blinding_culinary_skill.html Dish Review - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-13969-dish_review_.html Inspired Laurels - Lauro's rich flavors, borrowed from a variety of Mediterranean influences, set apart this new eastside jewel. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2431-inspired_laurels_lauros_rich_flavors_borrowed_from_a_variety_of_mediterranean_influences_set_apart_t.html DŽjˆ Vu All Over Again - For many Portlanders, the return of the Vat & Tonsure is cause for celebration. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1566-d%8Ej%88_vu_all_over_again_for_many_portlanders_the_return_of_the_vat_tonsure_is_cause_for_celebrati.html Comfortably Numb - Manzana serves up familiar food for the masses. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1829-comfortably_numb_manzana_serves_up_familiar_food_for_the_masses.html