Review

Shaky Ground

When a fine dining establishment called Terroir opens three blocks north of a Popeye's, it's got a lot to live up to. Or does it?

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Sel Gris

The chef and the friendly staff have executed their dining mission with crystal-clear execution.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Soon Doobu at Toji Korean Grill House

Brought to the table in a hot clay pot, the classic Korean tofu soup known as soon doobu comes bright red and bubbling

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Tailored Tapas

Does the latest Spanish-inspired eatery to hit Portland pass muster? It does if you customize your meal just right.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Pinkies Up!

Bubble Up

Domestic sparklers don’t even come close to trumping a superb bottle of champagne

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Lamb Tacos at El Brasero

Think lamb shoulder that’s been braised until it’s falling off the bone.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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CHEAPDATE GARDEN STATE

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Cava

Good, cheap food. Good, cheap drink. Dark wood.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Mana From Heaven?

Veganopia

Is Portland’s newest, swankiest vegan restaurant only an herbivore’s paradise, or can carnivores dig the vibe too?

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

All Class

Kitchen Chemistry

A new culinary movement trades pots and pans for pipettes.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

CHEAP DATE

Bar Avignon

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Taste Test

One of Portland’s most eclectic oenophiles opens up *Kir*, a tiny, unpretentious East Side wine bar that passes with flying colors.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Chicken & Waffles at Simpatica

Get thee to Simpatica for a breakfast of fried chicken and golden waffles that hails from either Harlem or somewhere in the South.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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A Cena

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Review

Worth Its Salt?

Sel Gris is a new, upscale restaurant on Hawthorne and should be able to live up to its seemingly elemental name.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Lucier

Lucier has been open for only a few weeks. Yet the dining room is full, mostly with groups of men and women in business suits sipping champagne and feasting on structurally arranged food.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Japanese Rising

At Tanuki, a diminutive eatery in Nob Hill, sake may be king, but the food that’s paired with it is what holds us captive.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Tanuki

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Cheap Date

My Brother’s Crawfish

Forsaking My Brother’s Crawfish because of its out-of-the-way location or its owners’ seemingly tenuous relationship to authentic N’awlins fare would be a mistake. In fact, we can say with little doubt that this modest restaurant offers the best Creole cu

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis