Aviary has made its name by means of an eclectic menu that changes with the seasons and marries French culinary traditions and Eastern flavors with much aplomb.
Aviary now has a burger—it’s priced to satisfy even the crustiest Last Thursday fire juggler at $8, or $10 with an Old German tallboy.
Now Johanna Ware is at Wares, serving highlights from her old menu , and Jasper Shen is making Shanghai soup dumplings at XLB on North Williams Avenue.
Our 2012 Restaurant of the Year’s signature dish of crispy pig ear is at its heart simple herbs and rice, except for the complexity of the mint-coriander-shiso greens and that nutty crunch of pig ear.
You can get $5 Vieux Carré and $4 liver pâté during happy hour at our Restaurant of the Year.
A guide to happy hours in North and Northeast Portland—including where to get $2-and-under-Pabst.
Alberta may be the neighborhood that most perfectly encapsulates what Portland as an entire city has experienced in the past decade, which is to say it’s been a victim of its own success.