4570 SW Watson Ave., 503-747-3190, bigschicken.com. Lunch-dinner daily.

Operating in the Northeast until a fire forced it across the river, Big's has long been a destination for the chicken-obsessed everywhere. The location is the only thing that changed—Big's still boasts the most mouthwatering Alabama-style smoked chicken and sides. The chicken comes smeared with white barbecue sauce. $$.