Portland June 02, 2017
8 Unsuspecting Restaurants In Portland With Food So Good It Should Be Illegal
In Portland, you don’t have to go eat at fancy restaurants to get the best of the city’s culinary delights. These 8 unsuspecting spots serve up some amazing food for great prices that can’t be beat. Next time you are looking to dine out, consider one of these gems with some of the best food around.
1. Jook Joint
This Asian fusion restaurant serves up jook, a Cantonese rice porridge, topped with your choice of smoked meat. Coconut hush puppies are must try with this comforting meal. Jook Joint is located at 530 SW 10th Avenue.
2. Pastrami Zombie
The brined and smoked Montreal-style brisket served up at Pastrami Zombie will elevate your sandwich expectations. Stacked high in a rueben, the brisket is sandwich defining and a must-try. Pastrami Zombie is located at 5429 NE 42nd Avenue.
3. Chicken and Guns
Wonderfully spiced and roasted chicken is the specialty here, and they do it perfectly every time. When drizzled with their signature aji sauce, things really can't get any better. Chicken and Guns is located at 1207 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
4. Wolf and Bear's
If you want a falafel, this is the place to go. Featuring some of the best fresh Middle Eastern fare around, Wolf and Bear's has grown to three locations at 3925 N Mississippi Ave, SW 10th between Alder & Washington, and 113 SE 28th Avenue.
5. Holy Mole
For some truly fantastic Pueblan mole, this is the place to head. The complex mole is dark and delicious and something you should try at least once. Holy Mole is located at 1419 SE 33rd Avenue.
6. Kim Jong Grillin'
This restaurant's signature dish, the bi bim box, topped with your choice of meat is lunch time satisfaction times ten. Kim Jong Grillin is located at 4606 SE Division Street.
7. Tiffin Asha
Dosas and other South Indian specialties like idli and pappannam will give your taste buds and amazing treat, especially when paired with the house-made chutneys and sambar. Tiffin Asha's new brick and mortar location is located at 1670 NE Killingsworth Street.
8. Nong's Khao Man Gai
The signature dish of chicken and rice put this cart on the map and grew the business from food trucks into a brick and mortar shop that continues to deliver amazing food. The amazing ginger dipping sauce ties it all together for one of the best meals around. Nong's Khao Man Gai is located at 609 SE Ankeny St, Ste C.
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