Eats & Drinks

A shortlist of our favorite spots in beautiful, sunny Portland, Oregon.

Bamboo Sushi

Sustainbly sourced sushi. Try the Green Machine, California Sunset, and the spicy cauliflower.

NE, NW, SE, SW

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Blue Star Donuts

Show up early to grab a hard apple cider fritter or a buttermilk old-fashioned. They go fast.

N, NE, NW, SE, SW

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Bollywood Theater

You can’t go wrong with this Indian street food. The kati roll and pork vindaloo are out of this world. For extra credit grab a G&T, Emily’s favorite in town.

NE, SE

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Grassa

Their menu rotates frequently, but the handmade pasta is always delicious. Try the crispy pork ravioli or the pork belly mac & cheese if you can.

NW, SW

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Hale Pele

The best damn stripmall tiki bar in all of NE Portland.

NE

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Ken’s Artisan Pizza

Wood-fired pizza, arguably the best in Portland—or at least we think so. The Handmade and the old-fashioned are both exceptional.

SE

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Nong’s Khao Man Gai

Nong’s serves only one dish—Thai chicken and jasmine rice—but the secret is in the sauce, so be sure to order extra.

SE, SW

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Piazza Italia

Family-owned Italian comfort food. The lasagna will blow your hair back.

NW

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Portland Bottle Shop

Our go-to neighborhood joint, absolutely nowhere near our neighborhood. Grab a pint or glass of wine, some Old Bay fries, and maybe play a hand or two.

Sellwood

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Taquería Nueve

The crispy wild boar carnitas and seasonal vegetal tacos are Ashur’s favorites.

SE

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