Portland December 13, 2016
Here Are The 11 Dishes You Have To Eat In Portland Before You Die
Let’s face it. If you have to die, Portland is a great place to have your last meal. With countless amazing restaurants, we have the makeup of a food bucket list of the gods. To keep your belly happy, these are the top 11 choices for must-eats before you die.
1. Pok Pok Wings
Deep fried and then pan-fried in a sugary salty fish sauce mixture, these Vietnamese-style wings are incredible. Stop by Pok Pok's take out window and grab an order, or sit down for a full Thai meal at this delicious eatery. Pok Pok is located at 3226 SE Division Street and Pok Pok Noi is located at 1469 NE Prescott Street.
There are so many great places to enjoy pho in Portland that is makes no sense to call out just one. Try a bowl wherever your feet take you (preferably somewhere around 82nd Avenue) and chances are, it will be delicious. If not, try the next pho restaurant a little further down the street. It's inexpensive, hearty, and packed with amazing flavor.
3. Nong's Khao Man Gai
Started as a food cart, this one-dish restaurant is a must visit. Featuring the signature rice and chicken - khao man gai - you can now get this amazing dish at two food cart locations or one brick and mortar restaurant. The restaurant is located at 609 SE Ankeny Street, Suite C, and food carts are located at SW 10th and Alder and 411 SW College Street.
4. Killer Burger
You haven't lived until you have eaten one of these bacon and pickle stacked burgers. Sure, they are loaded with more calories and fat than one meal can reasonably take, but before you die, you might as well indulge in this burger treat. Killer Burger is located at 8728 SE 17th Avenue, 510 SW 3rd Avenue, and 4644 NE Sandy Boulevard.
5. Apizza Scholls
Portland is not really known as a pizza town, but this favorite is a must-visit. Serving a hybrid New York-style pizza, you can dine in or get a pie to-go and enjoy the amazing flavors and dough. Apizza Scholls is located at 4741 SE Hawthorne Boulevard.
6. Pork Belly at Lardo
Indulge in an amazingly meaty sandwich made from smoked pork belly and you will be in heaven already. Lardo is located at 1212 SE Hawthorne Boulevard.
Enjoy a heaping plate of barbecue at this Southern-style barbecue favorite. Try the brisket to truly make your mouth water. Podnah's is located at 1625 NE Killingsworth Street.
8. Anything at Beast
You can basically have anything here and will be in paradise. The flagship restaurant of James Beard award-winning chef Naomi Pomeroy is spectacular and you will be happy with anything served to you. Indulge like it's your last meal at 5425 NE 30th Avenue.
9. Pork Belly at Bunk Sandwiches
Go big with one of these killer sandwiches at Bunk's. Indulge your appetite with pork belly at 621 SE Morrison Street, 211 SW 6th Avenue, or 2017 N Alberta Street.
10. Brunch at Salty's
Treat yourself to epic views on the waterfront at this weekend buffet featuring heaps of seafood. Salty's is located at 3839 NE Marine Drive.
11. Creme Brûlée Donuts at Blue Star
Finish your feast with a Creme Brûlée donut with a shot of Cointreau. Blue Star Donuts is located at 3549 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, 1237 SW Washington, 921 NE 23rd Avenue, and 2753 N. Mississippi Avenue.
How many of these Portland dishes have you consumed?