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Domestic sparklers don’t even come close to trumping a superb bottle of champagne
Few wine clubs focus solely on our region’s viticultural offerings.
EAT THIS NOW
Think lamb shoulder that’s been braised until it’s falling off the bone.
Good, cheap food. Good, cheap drink. Dark wood.
Mana From Heaven?
Is Portland’s newest, swankiest vegan restaurant only an herbivore’s paradise, or can carnivores dig the vibe too?
A new culinary movement trades pots and pans for pipettes.
One of Portland’s most eclectic oenophiles opens up *Kir*, a tiny, unpretentious East Side wine bar that passes with flying colors.
Understanding restaurant menus shouldn’t be this hard.
J. David Santen Jr.
Best Restaurants 2016
WHAT WE ATE
THE NEXT ROUND
RISE AND DINE
Get thee to Simpatica for a breakfast of fried chicken and golden waffles that hails from either Harlem or somewhere in the South.
Sel Gris is a new, upscale restaurant on Hawthorne and should be able to live up to its seemingly elemental name.
It’s hard to resist the fireworks of a Spanish coffee, but for home consumption, Irish coffee is just the thing.
THE HIT LIST
Tired of searching for the restaurant that turns out a perfect cassoulet? Learn how to make it yourself.
After nearly 100 years downtown, dive bar Virginia Café gets 86ed.
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.
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.
Calling all parched ladies and gents: It’s time for an ice-cold julep. Here’s how to do it up proper.
More winemakers are moving inside city limits, which means tasting new pinots just got a whole lot easier.