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Portland Area

Portland and its suburbs are full of great food, from epic donuts to high-end spots. Get the scoop on everything that's happening food-wise in the area: new restaurants, closings, favorite local spots, and more.
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Portland--Stay away from Lemongrass!

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by Chowflake 18 years ago

Hello, Chowhounds, Just wanted to share a dismal experience I had at Lemongrass Thai, on Couch St. in Portland. Encouraged by all the "best-Thai-in-Portland" publicity, my companion and I went ther...

Portland's 10 best dishes of 2017

stevewi
by stevewi 1 year ago

See the attached link: - I can vouch for the beef stew at Chin's Kitchen. It was quite a surprise to find something like this at a Chinese place. - The burger at Bless Your Heart was meh IMH...

Grayelf's 19th trip to Portland, this time with a friend

grayelf
by grayelf 3 months ago

I've had no end of problems with photos and phones but I'm finally getting a post up! Better late than never, I hope.

Unique Dining Experience

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by cma1 3 months ago

Hi All - Interested in a unique, special, upscale/ fine dining experience to celebrate a client anniversary. Partial to private dining. Thanks is advance for any suggestions!

PDX 3 Nights for THX WEEKND, Itinerary Help

sarahbeths
by sarahbeths 4 months ago

Hi PDX FOODIES!!! So excited to spend 3 nights in Portland next week. This trip was kind of last minute, so I won't be able to book those impossible rezzies etc. I could use your help since the...

Specific Restaurant Recs Needed; Question Re: Wine Tasting Itinerary

kmcg302
by kmcg302 4 months ago

Hello! We are visiting Portland from CA (Sacramento) for MLK weekend in January and need new feedback since we last visited three years ago -- https://www.chowhound.com/post/portland-recs-feedback-...

Portland Thanksgiving Buffet Rec Sought

sarahbeths
by sarahbeths 4 months ago

Going to be a tourist in Portland, Oregon this year for Thanksgiving. I like a buffet for Thanksgiving because I like a wide variety (and quantity too!!!) Any recommendations for a good turkey ...

Kolkhida Georgian food truck, Mountain View [split from Kargi Gogo post]

grayelf
by grayelf 4 months ago

I just heard of another Georgian place, Kolkhida in Mountain View. That khachapuri is a very reasonable $8.25 there, vs $18 at the PA spot. Happy eating!

Quaintrelle | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Post the local cheese tasting https://www.chowhound.com/post/cascadia-creamery-organic-raw-milk-cheeses-washington-1075880 , a little shopping and a brief rest break, we soldiered on to Quaintrelle...

Kargi Gogo opens on Wednesday, July 18

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

"Opening Day Wednesday, July 18th 11 AM to 9 PM Gamarjoba! The wait is over: Kargi Gogo officially opens next week! Thank you for coming out to our events and "soft" openings over the l...

Lucy's AirBnB Guesthouse in NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

After happy hour at Kachka https://www.chowhound.com/post/kachka-happy-hour-buckman-se-portland-1076575 , we headed back to our vacation rental to pick up our bags and pack out our food purchases. ...

Kenny & Zuke's Deli @ PDX

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Off to the airport from our home away from home https://www.chowhound.com/post/lucys-airbnb-guesthouse-ne-portland-1076577 in plenty of time to check-in, I got a text en route alerting us to a two-...

Kachka Happy Hour | Buckman - SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

After Coco Donuts https://www.chowhound.com/post/coco-donuts-coffee-boise-ne-portland-1076552 and final packing back at the house, we squeezed in one more happy hour before leaving town, the ritual...

Coco Donuts & Coffee | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

After lunch at XLB https://www.chowhound.com/post/xlb-boise-ne-portland-1076545 , I considered heading downtown where the new headquarters of Blue Star would be giving away free donuts. Naw, that w...

XLB | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

My solo lunch stop after wine shopping, https://www.chowhound.com/post/seasons-market-williams-eliot-ne-portland-1076542, was a visit to XLB, the restaurant closest to our house. Unfortunately,...

New Seasons Market, Williams | Eliot - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

The New Seasons Market on Williams was the neighborhood grocery store for our recent stay in Portland. My final visit before heading home followed my stop at Compass Coffee Roasting https://www.cho...

Po' Shines: Café de la Soul

stevewi
by stevewi 6 months ago

I've been to Po' Shines many, many times. The food is awesome...like my grandmother and mother (both of whom came to the West Coast during the Dust Bowl migration in the 1930s) used to make. Brea...

Compass Coffee Roasting | Eliot - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Monday, our final day in Portland, was my chance to sleep in after four days of indulgence. https://www.chowhound.com/post/kargi-gogo-opens-wednesday-july-18-1074199?commentId=10138532 But I did wa...

Pine State Biscuits on Schuyler | Eliot - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Our excursion for Saturday morning was a visit to the year-round farmers market at Portland State University. Our chowpal suggested that we first swing by the nearby branch of Pine State Biscuits t...

Portland Mercado | Mount Scott-Arleta, SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

From our shopping and paella snack from MF Tasty https://www.chowhound.com/post/mf-tasty-food-truck-boise-ne-portland-1076187 , we headed to Portland Mercado. Not much has been said about it here s...