3113 SE Division St. (inside Block and Tackle), 232-1566, roe-pdx.com.
[WHERE MY FISHES AT] When I first
arrived in Portland, I asked the same thing everyone asks. Where’s the
great seafood? We
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3862 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 206-8292, luckystrikepdx.com
[SPICE PUSHERS] In a meek-tongued city like Portland, spice-pushers Lucky Strike are like shady guys sitting in a Camaro across the street
1239 SW Broadway, 222-9070, higginsportland.com.
Every two years, computers double in power while dropping in cost. The
restaurant world’s evolution isn’t quite so speedy, but it
2832 SE Belmont St., 238-1464, genoarestaurant.com.
[JAKE’S FAMOUS HALIBUT] The
entrance to deeply old-school, old-money Genoa looks like the truncated
lobby of a hotel, and beyond black curtai
3384 SE Division St., 236-3573, pokpoksenyai.com.
[NOODLE ON] Sen Yai noodle house
exists because of a coconut shortage. Andy Ricker originally planned to
put a curry-centric restaurant in the fo
4130 SW 117th Ave., Beaverton, 350-1801.
[HIDDEN IZAKAYA] There’s no sign for this Beaverton strip
mall izakaya other than the name on the door. Inside the bare-bones
dining room there’s not
926 NW 10th Ave., 841-5463, yamasushiandsakebar.com.
[AVOID THE BLOWFISH]
Yama means “mountain” in Japanese, on the face of it a bewildering name
for a sushi restaurant. But Yama is also the