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Tastebud

05/19/2009 By Nino Padova

Review

Cursed Kitchen?

In a Victorian on SE Hawthorne Boulevard, the chef of Belly Timber tries to transcend the building's troubled past.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Smooth Operator

A $4 million restaurant debuts on a lonely stretch of the South Waterfront. But is the food as opulent as the décor?

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Review: Broder

A quiet and quaint Scandinavian oasis of a café awaits.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Nutshell

Nutshell is no mere vegan slop house.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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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Little Red Bike Café

It's a cozy, sunlit refuge that opens at 7 a.m. each morning, six days a week.

05/19/2009 By Joanna Kang

Eat This Now

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

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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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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

Article

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

Article

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

Restaurant Review

Faulty Fusion

A San Diego chef opens Isabel, her fifth West Coast restaurant in Portland, but is this bastion of healthy cuisine built to last?

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

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Aquariva

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Culinary Matador

A new Spanish-inspired restaurant teaches us to grab the bull by the horns and sing its praises like we mean it.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis