Oregon March 04, 2016
These 11 Iconic Foods In Oregon Will Have Your Mouth Watering
All over the country, Oregon is known for its bountiful produce and culinary artistry.
Whether it’s a legendary dish at a restaurant (like Pok Pok’s chicken wings) or the drool-worthy local seafood, there are certain foods and drinks that are immediately associated with Oregon. Here are 11 delicious, iconic Oregon foods that everyone should try at least once:
10. Voodoo Doughnuts
No list of iconic Oregon foods would be complete without the mother of unusual doughnuts: Portland's Voodoo Doughnuts.
10. Pinot Noir
Oregon produces some of the best Pinot Noir in the country.
9. Salt & Straw Ice Cream
Salt & Straw, located in Portland, has gotten attention all across the country for their unusual (and perfectly executed) ice cream flavors.
8. Craft beer
Oregon has TONS of amazing breweries. Deshutes, Ninkasi, Full Sail, the list goes on and on....
7. Pok Pok's chicken wings
When you go to Pok Pok in Portland, it's essential that you try Ike's Vietnamese Chicken Wings. Sweet, spicy, salty; they will blow your mind.
6. Tillamook Cheese
The Tillamook Cheese Factory in Oregon produces 117 pounds of delicious cheese every day, right here in Oregon. They also have amazing ice cream.
Oregon produces 95% of the hazelnuts in the U.S.
4. Moonstruck Chocolates
Ever gotten/given a romantic box of Moonstruck Chocolates for valentines? This artisanal chocolate company is based in Portland.
3. Stumptown Coffee
Oregon has many amazing coffee roasters, but perhaps the most iconic of them all is the wonderful Stumptown Coffee.
2. Dungeness Crab
Whether you prefer it in sushi, crab cakes, or as-is, Oregon is known for its amazing Dungeness crab.
1. Marionberries (and marionberry pie)
The perfectly sweet, tart, delicious marionberry was developed right here in Oregon, and Oregon is still one of the only producers of the magical fruit (which makes an even-more-magical pie).
What are some other delicious, iconic Oregon foods?