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.

9 Ridiculous Brunch Waits That Won't Make You Feel Like a Jerk

I love a good egg dish as much as the next guy, but waiting more than 45 minutes for brunch is when I’m tempted to just eat the granola bar I’ve stashed in my purse and call it done. Yes, brunch is...

Feedback on itinerary for 2nd trip to Portland!

by smiles33 3 days ago

We went to Portland last year (see thread and trip report which I attached here) and loved it. But since my older daughter broke her ankle 2 days before the trip, we didn't get to do as much as we ...

Portland Trip Report

by wanderlust21 17 days ago

I was in Portland in Spring 2019 here’s a brief rundown of my experience with specific dishes: Jacqueline - We ordered a few items. The standouts were the crab toast and the spot prawns. Spot p...

Whatever Happened to Portland?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

"The Eater Guide to the Pacific Northwest" dropped last week, https://www.eater.com/pacific-northwest-restaurants-portland-seattle . Meghan McCarron penned a nuanced look at the current eating scen...

Corzetti | Sabin - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

After Pok Pok Noi https://www.chowhound.com/post/pok-pok-noi-sabin-ne-portland-1076020 , I walked a few steps to Corzetti for the third happy hour stop of the day. Opened three months ago by the te...

Portland--Stay away from Lemongrass!

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

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

by grayelf 6 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

by cma1 7 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

by sarahbeths 7 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

by kmcg302 7 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

by sarahbeths 8 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]

by grayelf 8 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 10 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 12 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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...