Where to eat this week.
Out of SuperBite’s ashes comes Bistro Agnes. And while it may not match the multidimensional transcendence of Ox, this bright and expertly operated French-casual dining room takes a long stride toward the form that earned the Dentons a James Beard Award in 2017.
Chi-chi Mexican and California Turkish in the fifth quadrant.
Steak is only a player in a meal whose gargantuan flavors present with admirable balance.
Most of Red Ox’s beers are made to order, designed for weddings or other parties.
Ox is Portland’s best steakhouse.
Our bartender, who looked a little like the famously unkempt dude from those Trivago commercials, was nonetheless one of the most pro pourers I’ve witnessed in town.
The Ox-owners’ new small-plates SuperBite is both ambitious and bewildering.