105 NE 4th Ave., Hillsboro, 615-0191, ameliasmexicanrestaurant.com.
[MEJICANO MAGNIFICO] If you wander
blindly into Hillsboro looking for great Mexican food, you’re likely to
1314 NW Glisan St., 228-9535, andinarestaurant.com.
[EDIBLE ANDES] Andina’s massive
menu charts the course of contemporary Peruvian cuisine. It starts
somewhere in Madrid’s basement taverns,
1138 SW Morrison St., 997-3674, saintcupcake.com.
Open until 8 pm Monday-Saturday and 6 pm Sunday.
Until recently, you couldn’t get an after-dinner
buttercream cupcake or alder-s
2225 E Burnside St., 971-271-7166, pixpatisserie.com.
Open until 2 am.
Decadent macarons, eau de vie-filled chocolates and 11
pages of champagne before one hits midlist sparkling
5011 NE 21st Ave., 284-4445, bin21pdx.com.
Open until 10 pm.
Alberta’s first wave of gentrification brought biodynamic
veggie patches and naked fire twirling. Now come patrons for Bin 2
3402 SE Division St., 235-3119, laurettajean.com.
Open until 11 pm Thursday-Saturday.
This pie-centric bakery with low light, poured cement
floors and a poster advocatin
Food carts with the best or only version of their cuisine.
Corner of Southwest 6th Avenue and Columbia Street, 752-7333, facebook.com/LoveBelizean.
Food in the tiny Central American nation of Belize—best
known for bungling the John McAfee
1403 SE Belmont St., 971-544-7136, roostpdx.com.
[SIMPLE PLEASURES] A visit not
long ago to Roost resulted in a peculiar experience: we were the only
customers, save one guy at the bar, for the l
2225 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 284-3366, oxpdx.com.
[SOUTH AMERICAN STEAKS] Martin
Luther King Jr. Boulevard is burning. The scent of fire still wafts from
the embers of the Monroe Apartme