Portland January 08, 2018
The 11 Portland Restaurants You Must Try In 2018
Portland is a foodie paradise. However, you can still get in a rut of eating at the same place over and over again. Break free of your usual patterns and try out one of these Portland restaurants this year to explore your taste buds in the best way possible.
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has been rocking Portland's palate since 2014 and has held its place as one of the most interesting restaurants in Portland since. This Russian home-style restaurant will open your eyes to the cuisine and show you there is so much more than borscht.
Go for the view, and stay for the food at
This rooftop restaurant features the largest sake list in the city and modern Asian cuisine in a beautiful dining room.
3. Storr's Smokehouse
Next time you are in wine country, head to Newberg's
for some delicious barbecue with all the fixings. Brisket, pulled pork, and St. Louis-style pork ribs all shine at this small shop in the country.
4. Ava Gene's
If pasta is what you are craving,
is the place to visit this year. Their rustic menu combines the best of Roman cuisine with Pacific Northwest produce and meats for a winning combination of flavor.
5. Herb's Mac and Cheese
Serving up creamy dishes of made-to-order mac and cheese,
Herb's Mac and Cheese
should be next on your comfort food fix list.
One of the city's best chicken sandwiches is served at
and you are going to want to go snag one. Piled high with fried chicken, pickled cucumbers and a cabbage slaw, this is definitely the year to check Basilisk out.
7. Three Degrees Waterfront Bar & Grill
For one of the most scenic spots to dine on the Willamette,
is a fantastic pick. The patio is amazing on a warm day, and the seasonal Northwest cuisine is fresh and bright.
8. Potato Champion
is a comfort food phenomenon. Serving fries topped with savory accompaniments like gravy, chili and paneer, this is a great way to enjoy your carbs.
9. No Bones Beach Club
Transport yourself to a tropical island with a meal at
No Bones Beach Club
and your day will be instantly brightened. This vegan restaurant has plenty of plates to share, and is a great place to join some friends for a vacation-like experience.
10. Po'Shines Cafe De La Soul
Po'Shines Cafe De La Soul
serves up some of the best soul food in the city. Head there for the all-day breakfast and enjoy a catfish omelette or cornmeal waffle to start your day. Serving some of the best fried chicken in the city, you are definitely going to want to order some wings or perhaps a Fried Chicken Po'boy to see what you think.
11. Jamaican Homestyle Cuisine
Jamaican Homestyle Cuisine
is a taste explosion waiting for you to experience. Jerk chicken, curried goat and oxtails are all superb and should be enjoyed.
Where do you want to eat in Portland this year? Let us know in the comments below.