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  • 1. N EIGH B OR H OODS 33 AR OUN D TH E R E GIO N 4 5 TAX-F REE S H OPP ING 65 EIG H 2013-’14 TRAVEL PORTLAND PORT GREAT PLATES Portland’s celebrated dining scene sets the stage for an unforgettable visit. We sample the town’s top dishes. PAGE 27 TRAVELPORTLAND.COM 2013-’14 Local Goods Great souvenirs made here 22 Family fun for kids of all ages 73
  • 2. JEFF MILLER AT LITTLE BIRD BISTRO WELCOME hank you for considering a visit to Portland. While people seek many different things when they travel, there’s one constant: Everybody’s got to eat. In Portland, that simple fact offers three opportunities a day — at least — to discover the city, indulge in fresh ingredients grown right here, and connect with people passionate about what they do and where they live. This food scene is as accessible as Portland itself, where light rail and streetcar lines connect diverse neighborhoods. And our favorite dishes are all over the map, coming from food carts, James Beard Award-winning restaurants, farmers’ market vendors and one iconic doughnut shop (see page 27). Want to taste all that Portland — and Oregon — has to offer? Don’t miss our international food festival, Feast Portland, which returns Sept. 20-23, 2013 (see p. 13). Of course, there’s much more to Portland than fantastic food. Between meals, you can indulge in tax-free shopping at unique independent shops, vintage stores and more (pp. 17, 65), keep kids of all ages entertained (p. 73) and explore the distinct areas of town (p. 33), including the growing Central Eastside, now connected to downtown by streetcar (p. 14). And, as much as we love our city, we wholeheartedly encourage you to get out of town to explore the amazing wine country, gorge, mountain and coastline that are all within easy reach of Portland. Find inspiration starting on page 45. We hope the details you find in this guide will whet your appetite. Portland looks forward to sharing a meal with you soon! P H OTO G R A P H B Y DA R RY L J A M E S TRAVELPORTLAND.COM T Jeff Miller President & CEO Travel Portland & & ( 0 ) ( ' % $ # © 0 ¥ ( ¢ ) 0 ! ¦ § 8 ¡ ¥ 7 ¢ © ¤ ¥ £ ¡ ¥ © 6 ¤ £ ¡ ¢ ¥ 5 © ¢ 4 3 § £ £ ¢ 2 ¡ ¡ 1   ¡ % ¢ $ $ ¡ ¥ © ¨ § ¡ £ ¤ ¢ ¦ 2 ¥ ¤ £ £ ¢ ¡  
  • 3. ALBERTA STREET’S LAST THURSDAY ART WALK CONTENTS FEATURES 45 GREAT PLATES STREET SCENE AROUND THE REGION With no sales tax, your money goes further in Portland — and with the city’s abundance of talented designers, there’s no shortage of seriously cool, locally made goods that serve as unforgettable souvenirs. Follow our guide to discover the companies that produce everything from retro bikinis and bamboo iPhone cases to the iconic Leatherman multitool right here in Portland. Over the past few years Portland’s dining scene has wowed food critics from coast to coast. But even with so many great restaurants to enjoy, certain meals stand out. Our guide plates up six of the city’s most quintessential dishes; from legendary food-cart meals to a doughnut-lover’s best friend, it’s one delicious trip. Plus: Downtown’s hottest new restaurants. Portland’s neighborhoods are as charismatic as they are accessible. Within minutes of the city center, visitors can discover some great shopping, dining and entertainment, along with ample personality. We profile nine districts, each home to delicious restaurants, independently owned stores and inviting recreation options. Scenic beaches, snowcapped peaks and pristine wilderness are all within 80 miles of the city. Explore waterfalls and microbrews in the Columbia River Gorge, or feel the sea breeze in an artsy beach town. Wine lovers savor worldfamous Oregon Pinot noir at its source and history buffs explore the Oregon Trail, while adventurers head to the slopes of Mount Hood for camping or singletrack riding, not to mention year-round skiing. P H OTO G R A P H B Y R O B F I N C H A N D T R AV E L P O R T L A N D 33 ( 0 ) ( ' % $ # © 0 ¥ ( ¢ ) 0 ! ¦ § 8 ¡ ¥ 7 ¢ © ¤ ¥ £ ¡ ¥ © 6 ¤ £ ¡ ¢ ¥ 5 © ¢ 4 3 § £ £ ¢ 2 ¡ ¡ 1   ¡ % ¢ $ $ ¡ ¥ © ¨ § ¡ £ ¤ ¢ ¦ ¥ ¤ £ £ ¢ ¡   4 27 MEET OUR MAKERS TRAVELPORTLAND.COM 22
  • 4. Located just minutes west of downtown Portland, Oregon’s Washington County is a destination filled with many adventures waiting to be discovered. With more than 30 wineries—the closest wineries to Portland—you can enjoy an urban-to-rural adventure within minutes. Dine at Washington County’s many acclaimed restaurants, while discovering new global cuisine. There are nearly 727-square miles of open spaces to explore, ranging from extreme zip-lining and cycling through forests to kayaking calm waters or playing a round of golf at one of 12 courses. Dozens of “u-pick” farms provide a true farm-to-table experience, while boutiques and retail centers provide the ultimate in tax-free shopping. Take a break from the city and breathe in the sights and sounds of the pristine countryside. Learn more about things to see and do, and get our event calendar at oregonswashingtoncounty.com.
  • 5. DEPARTMENTS CONTENTS 2 10 13 18 91 93 WELCOME CONTRIBUTORS NOTEBOOK EVENTS RESOURCES MAPS 61 ARTS Find out why Portland’s Time-Based Art Festival has been called “the best contemporary summer festival in the country” by The New York Times. Plus: Local artists take to the streets during the city’s monthly art walks. 65 SHOPPING With nearly 50 vintage shops around town, the Rose City is a treasure trove of curated — and constantly updated — retro-cool dresses, jewelry and suits. Plus: A visit to the Portland Saturday Market is a local tradition. 13 SOLESTRUCK SHOES PORTLAND CHILDREN’S MUSEUM 69 OUTDOORS Our guide to the Springwater Corridor lets visitors sample the city’s wild side from the saddle of a bike. Plus: Skip the gym in favor of Portland’s scenic stair climbs. 73 FAMILY 77 73 77 NIGHTLIFE A craft-cocktail revolution is taking place in Portland. Follow our guide to the city’s hippest bars and innovative drinks. Plus: A sidesplitting tour of the town’s top comedy clubs. 81 DINING Portland’s love for brunch is legendary; Plus: Happy hour comes often in Portland. 8 BEAKER FLASK P H OTO G R A P H S A B OV E A N D L E F T B Y TO R S T E N K J E L L S T R A N D A N D T R AV E L P O R T L A N D TRAVELPORTLAND.COM hayrides add up to bushels of family fun during a day trip to nearby Sauvie Island. Plus: The city’s top kid-friendly destinations.
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  • 7. CONTRIBUTORS THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF Portland Monthly magazine’s contributing food writer, Benjamin Tepler has spent the last two years interpreting chef shorthand, lining up citywide rounds of biscuit-tastings and blogging everything worth chewing on for the magazine’s dining blog “Eat Beat.” When he’s not lending his taste buds to pieces like “Great Plates” (p. 27) for Travel Portland, the New York native continues his search for the perfect boiled bagel. TRAVEL PORTLAND 877.678.5263 info@travelportland.com www.travelportland.com PRESIDENT AND CEO Jeff Miller EDITOR Karen Martwick EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING AND P.R. Greg Newland Eden Dawn (yes, that is her real name), who covers vintage shopping (p. 65), is Portland Monthly’s style editor. Between coordinating fashion shoots for the likes of Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and reporting the latest sartorial trends, the native Oregonian can be found teaching fashion at the Art Institute of Portland. PUBLISHED BY SagaCity Media, Inc. PRESIDENT Nicole Vogel VICE PRESIDENT Kelly Montoya CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER Nancy J. Mitchell MANAGING DIRECTOR, CUSTOM MEDIA DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL PRINT PUBLISHING Claire McNally PRODUCTION MANAGER Scott Weber CONTRIBUTING WRITERS EDITORS Tom Colligan, Beth Collins, Kasey Cordell, Eden Dawn, Eric Gold, Emily Hutto, Allison Jones, Kate Loftesness, Kit Mauldin, Margaret Seiler, Julian Smith, Danielle Strom, Benjamin Tepler CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS Lincoln Barbour, James Bell, Matt D’Annunzio, Bruce Forster, Dylan Harkavy, Darryl James, McKenna Johnson, Stuart Mullenberg, Emanuele Nardoni, Amy Ouellette, Brian Roche, Erin Tegeler, John Valls, Matt Wong, Nathaniel Young ADVERTISING SALES Susan Crow, Jenny Kamprath, Kelly Tenuta SALES ASSISTANT Greta Hogenstad HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR Phoebe G. Dineen, PHR TRAVELPORTLAND.COM Photographer Stuart “Stu” Mullenberg knows his way around the table. The Minnesota native regularly documents restaurants, bars and foodie culture for Portland Monthly and Imbibe magazines, and we asked him to do the same for us. Find his shots of standout dishes in “Great Plates,” Feast food festival in Notebook (p. 13), and cocktails in Nightlife (p. 77). Stu lives in North Portland with his wife, Korie, and daughter, Lily. Amy Ouellette loves photographing all things Portland, especially local food (see her photos in Dining, p. 81). In addition to regularly contributing to Travel Portland, her work has been published in USA Today, Bon Appétit and Portland Monthly, to name a few. She lives in Portland with her husband, kids and pug. Copyright © 2013 by Travel Portland. Not for resale. Travel Portland is not responsible for the business practices of the facilities mentioned. Neither Travel Portland nor SagaCity Media, Inc., is responsible for changes or variances that occur following publication. Advertising inquiries should be directed to Susan Crow of SagaCity Media at 503.222.5144, ext. 133. Editorial inquiries should be directed to Karen Martwick of Travel Portland at 503.275.9280. On the cover: Chef Naomi Pomeroy at Beast. st. Photograph by Stuart Mullenberg. 10 Printed on 10 percent post-consumer recycled paper. P H OTO G R A P H S F R O M TO P : C O U R T E S Y B E N J A M I N T E P L E R , E D E N DAW N , JULIAN SMITH, STUART MULLENBERG, AMY OUELLETTE ART DIRECTOR Thomas Cobb SENIOR EDITOR Brian Barker Southeast Portland resident and awardwinning travel writer Julian Smith, who contributed to “Street Scene” (p. 33), is the author of Crossing the Heart of Africa, a book about following the 4,000-mile, eight-country route of a love-struck 19thcentury British explorer. Smith also covers science and travel for Smithsonian, Wired, Outside and the Washington Post. e e g i R h g f R e d c R U b H a i V Q e D g A h X i W ` E Y F w @ D v A X S W H C D B S @ D X H W u C B @ A D t H W S V A P s P r P F B B U U A T S q @ @ I p R 9 @ Q d A e P c I c @ D H G F @ B C A E D C B B A @ 9
  • 8. Portland 99W 5 18 18 22 Lincoln City Salem 101 20 34 99W 5 99 Eugene P H OTO G R A P H L E F T B Y T K ; A B OV E B Y T K Newport
  • 9. NOTEBOOK Feast for the Senses A new culinary festival turns the world’s eyes on Portland kitchens. BY BENJAMIN TEPLER lame the coffee geeks, blame the microbreweries, blame the climate, and all that local produce . . . Fact is, Portland’s food scene is where it’s at.” With that 2011 announcement, Bon Appétit magazine put the foodie world on notice that the upstart, indie-minded Stumptown had officially cemented itself as a bona fide culinary capital — and that a coming-out party was in order. Enter Feast Portland (www.feastportland.com), the city’s first-ever world-class food festival. The inaugural three-day event in September 2012 drew upon a deep roster of Portland-bred talent (national James Beard Award-winning chefs, renegade food-cart cooks, sommeliers and beer experts, just for starters) and an international cast of kitchen royalty, including chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants, food writers from The New York Times and Bon Appétit, and foodie TV personalities. Feast 2.0 is set for Sept. 20-23, 2013 — but the Portland food scene dazzles in any season. The fertile Willamette Valley fills the pantries of acclaimed chefs and stocks booths and shelves at some of the country’s most impressive farmers’ markets and gourmet specialty shops. Close proximity to the Pacific means just-caught salmon, tuna and Dungeness crab. Organic farms deliver grass-fed beef and hazelnutfinished hogs. Deep, rain-washed forests harbor fresh chanterelle and morel mushrooms. Around town, more than 50 breweries produce thirst-quenching beers, while wine (and spirit) lists at nearly every restaurant are dominated by local products. Our bounty also spills over to a legendary food-cart scene (some 700 and counting) — and it’s not unheard of to experience all of these delights on the same city block. Your table is waiting. LOCAL CHEFS AT FEAST’S 2012 SANDWICH INVITATIONAL TRAVELPORTLAND.COM P H OTO G R A P H B Y S T U A R T M U L L E N B E R G “B 13
  • 10. 99E 5 1 NE Weidler to w n /c hi n at o n NW Broadway w w b e dg Bri 4 NW 14th Ave SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd wn do RIV SE Grand Ave tow n road way SOUTHEAST TAYLOR STREET (S.E.Taylor Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd./ S.E.Taylor Grand Ave.) Walk just four blocks west (toward the river) for dining and nightlife hot spots like 5 clarklewis (1001 S.E. Water Ave., 503.235.2294; www.clarklewispdx.com), where c Mor ris Brid on ge E SE Morrison St SE Belmont St SE Taylor St SE 2nd Ave 7 6 c SE 3rd Ave Haw tho Brid rne ge 5 SE 1st Ave ETT LAM WIL SW B e 6th A v 5 99E SE Madison St SE Hawthorne Blvd prepared in an open kitchen; 6 Boke Bowl (1028 S.E. Water Ave.; 503.719.5698; www. bokebowl.com), home to wildly popular ramen dishes; and 7 Bunk Bar (1028 S.E. Water Ave., #130; 503.894.9708; www.bunkbar.com) with late-night eats and occasional live music. SW 4 th Av e SW SW Broa dwa y SW 1 3th A ve NE Couch St E Burnside St SE Water Ave W St OREGON CONVENTION CENTER (N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Hoyt/ N.E. Grand Ave. N.E. Hoyt) The environmentally friendly 3 Oregon Convention Center (777 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; 800.791.2250; www.oregoncc.org) is home to the annual Wordstock literary festival and the Portland International Auto Show, as well as dozens of other events each year. Across the street you can cheer on the Blazers at homegrown sports bar 4 Spirit of 77 (500 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; 503.232.9977; www.spiritof77bar.com). b 84 99E Burnside Bridge ER hat do many of Portland’s hottest restaurants, the Northwest’s largest S convention center andW Washin gt destinations like kid-friendly OMSI on St and the Rose Garden arena have in common? They’re all located just across the Willamette River from downtown — and they’re all on the new Portland Streetcar Central Loop (www.portlandstreetcar.org). Opened in September 2012, the new line expands the streetcar system, which also runs from Northwest 23rd Avenue through the Pearl District and downtown to the South Waterfront, SW Bridge to across the Broadway Har riso St Portland’s eastside. Herenare a few of the new must-stops. — Eric Gold lder south is the 2 Rose Garden arena (www. rosequarter.com), where you can catch an NBA game at the Portland Trail Blazers’ home court or take in a concert by the likes of Lady Gaga or Bruce Springsteen. 3 el Ste A newEverett St Portland NW Streetcar line connects favorite eastside sites. W Burnside St WA NE Grand Ave NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd 2 ld NW 15th Ave ay dw oa ge rid B Br o NOTEBOOK 99W Ride These Rails BROADWAY ROSS (North Weidler St./Broadway Ross Ave.) Just east of the Broadway Bridge, the Leftbank building is home to 1 Upright Brewing (240 N. Broadway; 503.735.5337; www.upright brewing.com), one of city’s most talked-about A NE Broadway am rqu e Ma ridg B 405 Portland Streetcar Central Loop Portland Streetcar stop MAX stop t hur 9 D For more complete maps, see pages 99W 93-96. THE OREGON RAIL HERITAGE MUSEUM 99E W Ross Island Way SW Barbur Blvd 8 MAX lines SW A r 1000 ft 200 m Bridge ALL ABOARD The Oregon Rail Heritage Center offers a first-class ticket to the past. Bordered by three modern rail lines — the Portland 14 OREGON MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY (S.E.Water Ave. OMSI) The end of the line (for now — the next expansion is set for 2015) is the kid-topia of 8 OMSI (1945 S.E. Water Ave.; 503.797.4000; www.omsi.edu), which offers 219,000 square feet of interactive, science-based exhibits, and the new 9 Oregon Rail Heritage Center (see below). d Oregon Rail Heritage Center (2250 S.E. Water Ave.; 503.680.8895; www.orhf.org) celebrates trains of the past. Opened in September 2012, the free, volunteer-run museum’s modern exhibit space showcases three vintage steam locomotives (two of which still run), including the which traveled between Los Angeles and San Francisco in the 1940s and pulled the American Freedom Train that toured the nation for the 1976 Bicentennial. “It’s probably the most famous steam locomotive in the world,” says executive director Phil Selinger. “Every model train company has made versions of it.” Train lovers also have the chance to book rides aboard ORHC’s December “Holiday Express,” which boards in Oaks Park and travels along the Willamette River. Can’t make that train? Rest easy: The center has a year-round slate of exhibits and events. — Eric Gold P H O T O G R A P H L E F T C O U R T E S Y W W W. Y O U T U B E . C O M / USER/844STEAMTRAIN, RIGHT BY BRIAN ROCHE A
  • 11. Book the Portland Perks hotel package at www.travelportland.com and get free overnight parking (an average savings of more than $25/ night downtown), complimentary continental breakfast for two and a coupon book packed with more than $600 in savings. Also at www.travelportland.com, the Portland Attractions Pass lets you save up to 30 percent off admission to the city’s most popular destinations, including the Portland Art Museum and Oregon Zoo. NOTEBOOK SAVE ON HOTELS AND MORE FOLLOW US ONLINE FOREST PARK’S STONE HOUSE Fairy Trails Take a walk on Portland’s wild side with NBC’s Grimm. B  lutbaden, Dämonfeuers and Hexenbiests — oh my! Those are just a few of the mythical creatures that inhabit Portland on NBC’s fairytale-inspired hit, Grimm. Locals know that life here is slightly tamer, but the Rose City’s storybook settings are 100 percent real. In fact, Grimm’s producers have said Portland is “its own character in our show.” Here’s a quick tour of some starring roles. — Danielle Strom Multnomah Falls The Stone House FANTASY An unwise rest stop for a Ziegevolk (a romantic but nefarious goat-man) on the lam. REALITY The second-highest year-round waterfall in the U.S. FANTASY A spooky backdrop for a battle between Grimm’s hero, Nick, and a Hexenbiest vixen. REALITY Built in the mid-1930s as a Works Progress Administration project, the now-empty “Stone House” was originally a public restroom. Explore the mossy remains on an easy hike along the Lower Macleay Trail in Forest Park. See p. 37. popular scenic wonder just 30 minutes east of town in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. St. Johns Bridge FANTASY The background for the home and business of a Reinigen, a rat-like pied-piper-style being. REALITY Visitors can ogle the 400-foot-tall gothic spires of this landmark from Cathedral Park, on the east side of the bridge. ReBuilding Center FANTASY out of a literal packrat. REALITY Located on hip North Mississippi Avenue, this whimsical warehouse serves as a hub for Portland’s DIY set, with recycling stations and stores of repurposed building supplies. Grand Central Bakery FANTASY Not even Grimms can resist Portland’s local artisan coffee and baking scene. REALITY With seven locations, booths at farmers’ markets and goodies served at many local restaurants, Grand Central is a local staple. Facebook facebook.com/travelportland Get access to exclusive content and contests. Twitter twitter.com/travelportland Use hashtag #inpdx for personalized advice. Flickr Browse thousands of photos and add your own. FREE MOBILE APP Put Portland in your pocket with our mobile app. The FREE city guide, available for iPhone and Android, lets you: EAT, SHOP and PLAY like a local. that makes Portland awesome. Get the latest events and weather, plus transportation and visitor information. Map hotels, restaurants, stores, arts venues, breweries and more. Save favorites to use on the go. Search for “Travel Portland” in the iTunes or Android app unes store, or visit www.travel sit portland.com/app. com/app. 15
  • 12. NOTEBOOK Coffee Crawl Sample Portland’s (other) brewing scene at these downtown cafés. n Portland, coffee is the new wine, baristas are akin to rock stars and only the most tricked-out espresso machines are trusted with unique house roasts. With breakout local successes like Stumptown Coffee Roasters, which now boasts satellites in Brooklyn and Seattle as well as a burgeoning line of bottled cold brews, the city seems poised to take over (or at least overcaffeinate) the nation. In the meantime, visitors will find Portland’s bean scene is as accessible as it is diverse. In fact, you don’t have to leave downtown to sample some of the best cups. Here’s a short list that’s bound to get you buzzing. — Kit Mauldin I SIPHON BREWING METHOD AT BARISTA PUBLIC DOMAIN BARISTA Owner Joel Domreis starts most days with a 4 a.m. roasting session, cooking up to 100 pounds of fresh green beans before switching to baking duty in his minimalist storefront. Behind the bar made of locally sourced walnut, cold brews steep for 24 hours and light- and medium-bodied single-origin Andrea Spella’s closet-size café near Pioneer Courthouse Square showcases the Italian-American’s love for palate-engaging blended roasts and a fondness for rare bean varietals imported from Brazil and India. Order a traditional cappuccino and look for bags of tiny, handpicked peaberry beans from Karnataka, India, to savor back home. 520 S.W. Fifth Ave.; 503.752.0264; www.spellacaffe.com Coffee fanatics are encouraged to conduct their own tastings during Public Domain’s $2 espresso happy hour (11 a.m.-noon Mon. – Fri.; includes a complimentary, palate-cleansing Pellegrino shot). Or pick from one of many houseroasted single-origin varietals at the expansive pour-over bar. Whatever you sip, don’t forget to ogle the $20k, handmade Slayer espresso machine. 603 S.W. Broadway; 503.243.6374; www.publicdomaincoffee.com Run by a three-time winner of the Northwest Barista Competition, Billy Wilson, Barista coffee shops feature beans from some of the best roasters in the country, like San Francisco-based Sightglass. Wilson selects robust espressos, and the AeroPress brewing method employed here delivers cups with lots of body. Barista also has locations in the Pearl District and on Northeast Alberta Street. 529 S.W. Third Ave.; no phone; www.baristapdx.com P H OTO G R A P H S B Y DY L A N H A R K AV Y Portland’s most famous coffee export has four beautiful, bustling locations around the city, with two right downtown. More than a dozen locally roasted single-origin and blended roasts — including the company’s most popular, the aptly named Hairbender — line the shelves. Grab a bag of whole beans or sample a select few via single-cup pour-overs from the bar. 1026 S.W. Stark St. (at the Ace Hotel), 503.224.9060; 128 S.W. Third Ave., 503.295.6144; www.stumptowncoffee.com j l ‘ k j i ‘ h g f ‘ ” e ‡ d l •  h ƒ j € k — l – ™ „ ˜ … t y ƒ s € — ’ – ‡ ‚ ƒ  ’ y ƒ — ‡ – r ‚  y € ƒ q ‡ – ’ • € ‰ p ‰ o ‰ …   ” ” € “ ’ n y y ˆ m ‘ x y  g € h ‰ f ˆ f y ƒ ‡ † 23-karat-gold-plated cones. Domreis’ cannelés also have a dedicated following. 923 S.W. Oak St.; 503.545.6444; www.couriercoffeeroasters.com STUMPTOWN COFFEE ROASTERS h … y  ‚ € „ ƒ ‚   € y x 16 SPELLA CAFFÈ h TRAVELPORTLAND.COM COURIER COFFEE ROASTERS
  • 13. Look Local ICE CREAM SAMPLER FROM SALT STRAW Here’s how to make Portland’s distinct style your own. FOR THE LADIES FOR THE FELLAS A stylish bag that keeps all of your necessities in one easy spot dominates the gotta-have-it list. Ellington’s leather bags put a Portland spin on this wardrobe basic with leather sourced from an enviromentally friendly tannery. Ellington Leather; 1211 N.W. 23rd Ave., 503.542.3149; www.ellingtonhandbags.com Channel your inner bike messenger with an over-the-shoulder buckle bag from Chrome’s only Northwest storefront. Chrome; 425 S.W. 10th Ave.; 503.719.4693; www.chromebagstore.com 1 4 Embrace the Northwest plaid stereotype (it exists for a reason) with Blake’s selection of rugged woolly and warm button-ups. Blake; 26 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 503.542.3149; loveblake.tumblr.com 5 City gals need their feet to look good but still be able to walk for blocks. A pair of Rachel Comey boots from Solestruck meets both criteria. Solestruck; 417 S.W. 13th Ave.; 503.224.3591; www.solestruck.com 2 If you’re a gent in Portland, you are carrying your cash in a locally crafted, vegetable-tanned, domestically sourced Tanner Goods leather wallet. ’Nuff said. Tanner Goods; 1308 W. Burnside St.; 503.222.2774; www.tannergoods.com 6 dition of a printed Pendleton (Oregonbased since 1863) Portland Collection cardigan. Frances May; 1013 S.W. Washington St.; 503.227.3402; www.francesmay.com 3 P H OTO G R A P H B Y M AT T H E W D ’ A N N U N Z I O , F A R R I G H T B Y T H O M A S C O B B 4 5 3 6 1 2 NOTEBOOK T ICE CREAM OF THE CROP Creativity might just be in the water — or the cream — in Portland. estaurants and food carts aren’t the only places to experience Portland’s hyperlocal independent culinary scene — you can also savor that creativity by the scoop. Opened just two years ago, Salt Straw (2035 N.E. Alberta St., 503.208.3867; 838 N.W. 23rd Ave., 971.271.8168; www. saltandstraw.com) has already spawned a second location (with a third in the works for summer 2013) and entranced food critics from the likes of Bon Appétit and Sunset magazine. Unexpected recipes like strawberry with balsamic vinegar and black pepper, pear with blue cheese, and Arbequina olive oil might raise eyebrows, R Watch for limited-edition offerings, like the Timbers-soccer-inspired “Rose City Riot,” featuring rosewater, pistachios and saffroninfused cream. Farm-fresh ingredients are no strangers to Ruby Jewel (428 S.W. 12th Ave., 971.271.8895; 3713 N. Mississippi Ave., 503.505.9314; www.rubyjewel.net). The ice creamery got its start at the Portland Farmers Market and now boasts a pair of brick-and-mortar locations serving locally sourced scoops, sundaes and addictive ice cream sandwiches. Try the lemon cookie with honey lavender ice cream or adventurous specials like chevre with port. The downtown shop also features a candy shop and soda fountain. For a true mad scientist’s approach, try What’s the Scoop? (3540 N.Williams Ave.; 971. 271.7694; www.whatsthescooppdx. com), which utilizes liquid nitrogen to fast-freeze its handcrafted treats for include Maple Jack (as in Jack Daniel’s whiskey) Bacon Brittle and peanut butter curry. Experimentation has rarely tasted this sweet. — Karen Martwick TRAVELPORTLAND.COM here’s more to nailing Portland’s signature casual-cool look than simply popping on a little plaid. After all, a true local is prepared to cycle to work, dodge raindrops and hoof it to a gallery opening in one versatile ensemble. Luckily, the West End and Nob Hill shopping districts make it easy to snap up some quintessentially Portlandic accessories. Here’s what to look for. Just remember to leave the kilts, handlebar mustaches and rollerderby socks to, er, advanced Portlanders. — Eden Dawn 17
  • 14. Timbers MLS Soccer MARCHOCTOBER Catch a Portland Timbers (www. portlandtimbers.com) game at downtown’s JELD-WEN stadium or at a nearby Timbers bar and meet the fiercely loyal fans of the Timbers Army. Events Festivals SUMMER June Top eateries offer four weeks of delicious deals during Portland Dining Month (www. portlanddiningmonth.com). From food and drink to music and parades, Portland finds something to celebrate all year long. World Naked Bike Ride SPRING Portland Farmers Market Year-round TRAVELPORTLAND.COM With six locations offering fresh produce, 18 more, the Portland Farmers Market (www. portlandfarmersmarket. org) is considered one of the world’s best. There are four markets downtown: Saturdays at Portland State University (MarchDecember); Saturdays in the South Park Blocks at Salmon Street (January-February); Mondays at Pioneer Courthouse Square (JuneSeptember); and Wednesdays in the South Park Blocks at Salmon Street (MayOctober). June Portland Saturday Market Cinco de Mayo Fiesta March-December May 3-5, 2013 The nation’s longest-running open-air arts and crafts market, the Portland Saturday Market (www. portlandsaturdaymarket.com) features artisans selling their wares in a scenic riverside setting — open Sundays, too. See p. 66 for more. The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta (www.cincodemayo. org), Portland’s largest Latino event, offers authentic Mexican music, crafts and entertainment, including performers from Guadalajara, one of Portland’s sister cities. Bridgetown Comedy Festival April 18-21, 2013 The popular Bridgetown Comedy Festival (www.bridgetowncomedy.com) draws top comics like Reggie Watts and Janeane Garofalo, and was voted the nation’s best comedy festival in the 2010 Punchline Magazine readers’ poll. Memorial Day in Wine Country May 25-27, 2013 During Memorial Day in Wine Country (www. willamettewines.com), more than 150 Willamette Valley wineries — many not usually open to the public — open their doors to visitors. Portland’s version of the World Naked Bike Ride (www.pdxwnbr.org) is the largest one in the world. Around 5,000 cyclists take to the streets in this free, clothing-optional nighttime trek through the city. Portland Pride June 15-16, 2013 Portland Pride (www. pridenw.org), the city’s annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) community celebration, features a parade, live entertainment and family events at Waterfront Park. Events continue on p. 21 Portland Rose Festival MAY 24 – JUNE 9, 2013 Since 1907, the Portland Rose Festival (www.rosefestival.org) has been the city’s quintessential event. The familyfriendly fest kicks off Memorial Day weekend and includes the Grand Floral Parade (June 8), dragon boat races, concerts and more. P H OTO G R A P H A B O V E B Y C R A I G M I T C H E L L DY E R , B E L OW B Y TO R S T E N K J E L L S T R A N D A N D T R AV E L P O R T L A N D Portland Dining Month
  • 15. Events Festivals CONTINUED Oregon Zoo Concerts June-September Music is in the air here — even at the zoo. Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts (www.oregonzoo.org) feature national artists like the B-52s, Indigo Girls and more. Arrive early to stake out a spot on the lawn, then see the animals before the show. MUSICFEST NW SEPT. 4-8, 2013 Spanning four days and nearly 20 venues, Musicfest NW (www.musicfestnw. com) showcases local and national acts around town — including a few headliners on the outdoor stage at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Waterfront Blues Festival July 4-7, 2013 acts, as well as spectacular Oregon Brewers Festival July 24-28, 2013 Craft breweries from around the United States bring more than 80 beers to the Oregon Brewers Festival (www.oregonbrewfest.com), the largest gathering of independent brewers in North America. Pickathon P H OTO G R A P H R I G H T B Y J U L E S D OY L E Aug. 2-3, 2013 In the 15th year of the Pickathon Indie Roots Music Festival (www. pickathon.com), the celebrated six-stage folk festival at the lush Pendarvis Farm just outside Portland features headliners Feist and Andrew Bird. Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival September 12-25, 2013 During the Time-Based Art Festival (www.pica.org/ tba), visual artists, musicians, dancers and other creatives from all over the world push boundaries with installations, performances and interactive art experiences. See p. 61. FALL Feast Portland: Food Drink Festival Sept. 19-22, 2013 Back for its second year, Portland’s wildly successful international food and beverage festival, Feast Portland (www. feastportland.com), celebrates Oregon’s bounty and showcases culinary talents both local and global. Great American Distillers Festival Oct. 4-5, 2013 The Great American Distillers Festival (www. distillersfestival.com) is an annual celebration of craft distilling and the country’s premier gathering of distillers. Sample Portland’s renowned craft spirits along with dozens of offerings from around the nation. Holiday Ale Fest Holiday Light Displays Thanksgiving–Christmas Some of Portland’s bright spots include ZooLights (www.oregonzoo.org/visit/ zoolights), a display of more than a million lights at the Oregon Zoo, and the Christmas Ship Parade (www.christmasships.org), featuring brilliantly decorated boats on the Willamette and Columbia rivers. WINTER ChocolateFest Portland International Film Festival January February Love chocolate? You won’t want to miss ChocolateFest (www. chocolatefest.org), a weekend dedicated to sampling and savoring everything from The Portland International Film Festival ( is the granddaddy of Portland’s chocolate from more than 80 exhibitors. Portland Trail Blazers Basketball Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden October-April January-February Winners of the 1977 NBA Championship, the Portland Trail Blazers (www.nba.com/blazers) play at the Rose Garden arena; Blazers faithful take in games at the nearby Spirit of ’77 and other Blazers sports bars. The two-week Chinese New Year celebration at Lan Su Chinese Garden (www.lansugarden.org) includes lion dances, children’s activities, martial arts and cultural and historical demonstrations. The festivities culminate with a traditional lanternviewing ceremony. local premieres from around the globe. Portland Jazz Festival February Celebrating both the jazz genre and Black History Month, the Portland Jazz Festival (www. pdxjazz.com) is packed with more than 150 concerts, including performances by major international artists and scores of free gigs showcasing local talent. For a complete calendar of events, visit www.travel portland.com. Dec. 4-8, 2013 With revelry and cheer, the Holiday Ale Fest (www. holidayale.com) serves up more than 40 varieties of strong seasonal brews right under the giant holiday tree in Pioneer Courthouse Square. Rose City Rollers Roller Derby JANUARY-JUNE Portland’s all-female flat-track roller derby league, the Rose City Rollers (www.rosecityrollers.com), holds local and national bouts at the historic Oaks Park rink in Southeast Portland. TRAVELPORTLAND.COM The Waterfront Blues Festival (www. waterfrontbluesfest.com) — the largest blues festival west of the Mississippi River — rocks crowds on the riverbank and on the water 21
  • 16. Meet OUR Makers B  Channel your inner Marilyn Monroe with these retro-inspired bathing suits. Portland designer Pamela Levenson translates her love for the 1940s and ’50s into halter-top one-pieces, high-waisted bikini briefs and matching swim skirts for sexy modesty. 318 N.W. 11th Ave. 503.282.5159; 2030 N.E. 42nd Ave.; 503.243.7946; www.popinaswimwear.com TANNER GOODS SCHOOLHOUSE ELECTRIC CO. P H OTO G R A P H O P P O S I T E B Y L I N C O L N B A R B O U R LEATHERMAN If Davy Crockett were alive today, odds are he’d proudly boast a Leatherman tool on his belt. The iconic brand of multitools, knives and related accessories has been a go-to for outdoorsy types since 1983. Still, this Portlandhow to keep up with the times — tool models like the “Juice” come in non-Crockett-approved colors blue, purple, orange and red. 10109 N.E. Cascades Parkway; 503.408.5550; www.leatherman. com; available at US Outdoor Store, 219 S.W. Broadway; 503.223.5937; www.usoutdoorstore.com Known for its retro-cool lighting and hardware offerings, including handblown antique reproduction shades, this 10-year-old company’s 23,000-square-foot showroom in the Northwest Industrial District showcases its made-in-Portland goods. Inside the reclaimed warehouse space, shoppers can also peruse Schoolhouse Electric’s softer (and more portable) side in the form of pillows, throws, rugs, and clever gift ideas like selvedgecovered journals and organic soap. 2181 N.W. Nicolai St.; 503.230.7113; www.schoolhouse electric.com This West End shop is a go-to for heirloom-quality leather goods in the form of belts, bags and wallets. The buttery-smooth pieces are made from superior raw materials meticulously cut and shaped by Tanner’s stable of dedicated craftspeople. 1308 W. Burnside St.; 503.222.2774; www.tannergoods.com GROVE Many locals wouldn’t be caught anywhere without their iPhones — or without one of Grove’s protective phone cases. Each one is made from a single block of bamboo that’s been hand-sanded and oiled before being laserengraved with either a signature design or your own custom imagery. www.grovemade.com; available at Radish Underground, 414 S.W. 10th Ave.; 503.928.6435; www.radishunderground.com LAURA IRWIN / HAUNT BETSY AND IYA This tucked-away shop in the fashionable Nob Hill district carries its own signature brand of metalwork — hand-pounded pieces twisted into cool geometric shapes, with a runwayready collection of etched and oxidized cuffs inspired by two of Portland’s most iconic bridges (St. Johns and Fremont). 2403 N.W. Thurman St.; 503.227.5482; www. betsyandiya.com Northwesterners know the value of a cozy scarf or hat, and knitwear designer and author Laura Irwin offers an array of the most fashionable (and functional) around. Her hand-knit accessories made from pettable yarns like angora, combed wool alongside clothes by Holly Stalder and Rachael Donaldson’s Demimonde jewelry in their shared studio/boutique, Haunt. 811 E. Burnside St.; 503.928.7266; www.hauntstudioandshop.com TRAVELPORTLAND.COM POPINA SWIMWEAR lame it on the pioneer spirit still dwelling within us (or maybe the fact that we just like to play with tools), but the craft culture is alive and well in Portland. These 10 companies churn out consistently cool goods for the rest of the nation to fawn over, from fashionable swimwear and accessories to built-to-last leather goods and stylish lighting fixtures. — Eden Dawn 23
  • 17. MS. WOOD Fashion-forward Portlanders obsess over Ms. Wood’s innovative collection of kimonoinspired womenswear, fringed leather bags, obi belts and wooden shoes and jewelry. Pieces are dreamed up by Alicia Wood and then crafted with help of husband Ben Wood in the couple’s North Portland home studio. www.mswoodboutique.com; available at Mabel and Zora, 748 N.W. 11th Ave.; 503.241.5696; www.mabelandzora.com EGG PRESS TRAVELPORTLAND.COM Paper hasn’t been this cool since, well, ever. Local letterpress masters give an age-old technique a total reboot, using sustainable materials like 100 percent cotton paper to make distinctive greeting cards, gift wraps and stationery. The whimsical art also comes with a good sense of humor, including graphics like “What’s growin’ on?” mustache charts and piles of bread that say, “Nice buns.” www.eggpress.com; available at many Portland stores, including Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside St.; 503.228.4651; www.powells.com RED CLOUDS COLLECTIVE Red Clouds Collective got its start by asking local artists, photographers and others what kinds of products they couldn’t live without — or what they’d always wished they had. The result? Ultra-nifty carrying cases, leather iPhone wallets and signature bags stitched right here from sturdy materials like waxed canvas and Hermann Oak bridle leather with HISTORY MUSEUM AT THE OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY ‰  { ˆ ‡ | … www.redcloudscollective.com; available at HandEye Supply, 23 N.W. Fourth Ave.; 503.575.9769; www.handeyesupply.com ® ® ° ² « ± ° ¯ « ® ­ ¬ « £ ª z ’  † ‘  Œ … ‡  x †   … „ Œ ƒ y € y ‚ y  € ƒ  u ~ Ž  } u Œ | v { z v v Œ y ‹ x w w v u 24 w Š œ © ² ¤ Ÿ ® ˜ ° • ± ¦ ² ¥ ¨ Å § š Ä ” ˜ à •  ¡ » œ Á ˜ · ¡ À ¿ ¦ ¾ ¥ ½ — – ” ¶ ˜ ¼ œ » ¡ ¤ ¶ ž º ž ¹ ž ¸ · · £ £ ¶ ¢ ¡ µ ” ”  ´   ³ ” Ÿ ­ • ® ž ¬  ¬ ” ˜ œ › š ” – — • ™ ˜ — – – • ” “
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  • 19. Chef Gabriel Rucker at Le Pigeon Great Plates P H O T O G R A P H B Y D A R RY L J A M E S By Benjamin Tepler TRAVELPORTLAND.COM The best way to savor Portland’s most iconic dishes? One bite at a time. 27
  • 20. Le Pigeon Burger LE PIGEON TRAVELPORTLAND.COM For years, James Beard Award-winning chef Gabriel Rucker made only five of these a night at his eastside Le Pigeon, to avoid turning the bistro into a burger shack. (He’s since relented and no longer enforces a limit.) The coveted ground round comes pierced with a knife and oozes with aged white cheddar, iceberg slaw and pickled onions on a sturdy Ken’s Artisan Bakery roll. Insider tip: Le Pigeon’s sister restaurant, downtown’s Little Bird (219 S.W. Sixth Ave.), also offers the burger all day. 738 E. Burnside St.; 503.546.8796; www.lepigeon.com Cart-ography Navigate the city’s many food carts. 28 Portland’s selection of food cart cuisine — the town claims more than 600 — has drawn raves from the likes of Bon Appétit magazine and CNN. Most are grouped in “pods,” making dining on the go especially delicious. Here are a few to try. downtown pods S.W. Stark St. Fifth Ave. S.W. Alder St. 10th Ave. Set on the MAX line, the Fifth Ave. cluster includes the Brunch Box, with its dozen decadent burgers. The Alder pod, near Powell’s Books, claims favorites like Euro-Trash (fresh potato chips and other street food) and the Whole Bowl (veggies topped with addictive garlic sauce). Mississippi Marketplace North Mississippi Avenue Skidmore Street Set on hip, walkable Mississippi, the 10 choices here include breakfast standout the Big Egg, with sandwiches like the Arbor Lodge, which features local farm eggs, caramelized onions and baby arugula. Adding to the feast, Koi Fusion’s truck dishes Korean-style tacos every day but Sunday. Cartopia Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard 12th Avenue A favorite of late-nighters, this eastside grouping hosts Potato Champion, which dishes up crispy, twice-fried Belgian-style fries and gravy-doused poutine. Pyro Fried Pies burst with molten fruit — Brian Barker
  • 21. Bacon Maple Bar VOODOO DOUGHNUT Voodoo Doughnut has been serving outrageous creations 24 hours a day for nearly a decade: Toppings have ranged from Cap’n Crunch cereal to a NyQuil glaze (an option quickly quashed by health officials). But the doughnut that launched a thousand bacon-themed spinoffs — the Bacon Maple Bar — celebrates the same happy marriage of pork and syrup found on the breakfast plate. As the ultimate sinful indulgence, it’s earned a big nod from famous globe-roaming diner Anthony Bourdain and inspired an eponymous ale from Oregon brewery Rogue. 22 S.W. Third Ave., 503.241.4704; 1501 N.E. Davis St., 503.235.2666; www.voodoodoughnut.com Ike’s Wings Pok Pok’s fish sauce wings may be Portland’s most successful culinary export. After conquering the Rose City with three acclaimed restaurants, Thai grilling expert Andy Ricker took his Southeast Asian authenticity to the streets of New York, where Ike’s Wings were extolled as “New York’s Best Wings” in 2012 by New York Magazine. Try them at their original home (or sibling locations, Whiskey Soda Lounge and Pok Pok Noi) and plan to lick your fingers. 3226 S.E. Division St.; 503.232.1387; www.pokpokpdx.com TRAVELPORTLAND.COM P H OTO G R A P H S B Y S T U A R T M U L L E N B E R G POK POK 29
  • 22. Down Time New eateries enliven downtown’s dining scene. Imperial The latest venture from James Beard Award-winning chef Vitaly Paley anchors Broadway’s artsy Hotel Lucia and sports bike-chain chandeliers and exposed brick walls. Paley and executive chef Ben Bettinger collaborate nightly on the robust menu, with standout dishes like duck meatballs in plum sauce and seared Oregon albacore atop a bed of vanilla-scented crab creamed corn with fried onions. Feeling more casual? Head next door to Portland Penny Diner, Paley’s counter-service diner serving an array of sandwiches and daily options like meatloaf or fried oysters. 410 S.W. Broadway; 503.228.7222; www.imperialpdx.com; www.pennydiner.com TRAVELPORTLAND.COM Lardo A retro studio-light-style sign spells out Lardo’s mission statement: Pig Out. Offerings include a pork meatball banh mi with tangy Sriracha mayo and a slow-roasted pork Philly cheese. Even the fries get piggy — the addictive house-cut “dirty fries” come piled up with morsels of crispy pork. The Bloody Mary, made with horseradish-infused vodka, is one of the most potent in town. 1205 S.W. Washington St.; 503.241.2490; www.lardopdx.com 30 tasty n alder John Gorham, chef and owner of the east side’s wildly popular Toro Bravo and Tasty n Sons, opened Tasty n Alder in downtown’s West End in early 2013. Brunch, served all day, includes global dishes like Korean fried chicken with house kimchi and eggs two ways. Dinner options range from Cowboy Skirt Steak to Sexy Filipino Fish Stew — and can be accompanied by “Grown Ass” milkshakes spiked with liquor. 580 S.W. 12th Ave.; 503.621.9251; www.tastyntasty.com Grüner Christopher Israel’s West End eatery evokes parallels between the climates and terrains of Oregon and Northern Europe. The sleek modern dining room woos sophisticated palates with dishes like red-wine-braised lamb shanks bacon and sweet onions. Israel also makes one decidedly down-home hamburger. Stacked with smoky bacon and fontina, it’s a must-try on the restaurant’s bar menu. 527 S.W. 12th Ave.; 503.241.7163; www. grunerpdx.com — Allison Jones Foie Gras Bon–Bon BEAST While no two menus are ever the same at Naomi Pomeroy’s dinnerparty-like restaurant, the Foie Gras Bon-Bon happens to be one luxurious staple. This goose-liver gem appears on Beast’s charcuterie plate alongside chicken liver mousse, steak tartare with quail egg on toast, and pork and pistachio pâté. But the buttery lobe crowned with a quivering slice of salted gelée of Sauternes (a French dessert wine) is in a league of its own. 5425 N.E. 30th Ave.; 503.841.6968; www.beastpdx.com The Reggie Deluxe PINE STATE BISCUITS From its humble farmers’ market beginnings to a full-blown biscuit empire, Pine State has garnered a serious reputation for hefty North Carolina-style butter biscuits and creative fillings. The pièce de résistance: a towering sandwich stacked high with buttermilk-fried chicken, a fried egg, cheddar, bacon and sausage gravy. Dubbed a “hangover cure” by Esquire, this one’s worth the sometimes lengthy wait. 2204 N.E. Alberta St., 503.477.6605; location at S.E. Division Street 11th Avenue planned for 2013; available at Portland Farmers Market at PSU on Saturdays; www.pinestatebiscuits.com
  • 23. P H OTO G R A P H S B Y S T U A R T M U L L E N B E R G NONG’S KHAO MAN GAI Portland’s biggest food-cart crush serves but one dish: Khao Man Ghai, a Thai street-food staple that’s as simple as it is delicious. Succulent poached chicken and rice comes wrapped in butcher paper, along with a soybean sauce infused with concentrated garlic, ginger and Thai chili heat, and a simple, brothy soup. Owner Nong Poonsukwattana’s cart is no one-hit wonder — demand is so strong for her specialty that she now boasts three separate locations, including an eastside brick-and-mortar to-go storefront, and her signature sauce is sold by the bottle for an edible souvenir. S.W. 10th Avenue Alder Street, 971.255.3480; 411 S.W. College St., 503.432.3286; 609 S.E. Ankeny St., Suite B, 503.740.2907; www.khaomangai.com TRAVELPORTLAND.COM Khao Man Gai 31
  • 24. 34 DOWNTOWN 35 PEARL DISTRICT 36 OLD TOWN/CHINATOWN 37 NW PORTLAND/ NOB HILL 38 HAWTHORNE/BELMONT 39 CENTRAL EASTSIDE 40 CLINTON/DIVISION STREET SCENE 41 ALBERTA ARTS DISTRICT 42 MISSISSIPPI/WILLIAMS TRAVELPORTLAND.COM P H OTO G R A P H B Y B RU C E F O R S T E R Each with its own distinctive personality and style, PORTLAND’S NEIGHBORHOODS add character to the city. FIRST THURSDAY ART WALK IN THE PEARL DISTRICT 33
  • 25. EAT At the 1 Alder food cart pod (S.W. Alder Street between 10th Avenue and Alder Street whole block (and then some), nearly any cuisine can be summoned. Crowds swell at lunchtime, so expect plenty of company at all-star spots like Nong’s Khao Man Gai, the Whole Bowl and 808 Grinds. Legions of hungry downtowners also favor tiny 2 Bunk Sandwiches (211 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 503.972.8100; www.bunksandwiches.com), where chef-turned-sammie-slinger Tommy Habetz dreams up concoctions like Oregon albacore tuna melts and pork belly Cubanos. Next door to the Ace Hotel, 3 Clyde Common (1014 S.W. Stark St.; 503.228.3333; www.clydecommon.com) serves rustic, seasonal, Euro-inspired fare (think tagliatelle pasta lined bar, polished bartenders pour some of the city’s most exacting cocktails. Atop the Nines hotel, 4 Departure Restaurant + Lounge (525 S.W. Morrison St.; 503.802.5370; www.departureportland. com) serves Asian cuisine and some of the best views in town. SOUTHWEST DOWNTOWN Explore walkable streets, a modern transit system and a beloved public square. the Armory SW SW M Director Park Salm 8 on S t 8 Portland State University SW 9 9 Taylo Mor rison St SW Y amh ill St ve ket e 6th A v SW Broa SW Mar Terry Schrunk Plaza St SW Clay S Keller Auditorium t ETT Park WIL LAM Park way ront Nait o SW Wate rf Mor r Brid ison ge st Av e 3rd A SW 1 SW Park Ave SW dwa y th Av e Ave 10th SW SW 9 SW 34 St 7 5 SW d Av e Was hing ton r St Portland Portland Art Center for the Museum 6 Performing Arts Oregon Lownsdale Historical Square SW Society Jeff Chapman City erso Square n St Hall South S Park Blocks Star k St 4 8 ain S t ER IVER ve 5th A SW SW SW 2n 5th A ve Central Library SW Alde r St Downtown Pioneer Courthouse Square SW 1 TRAVELPORTLAND.COM 1 SW Portland Saturday Market e O’Bryant Square 11 2 Burnside Bridge SW Ankeny St SW Ash SW St Pine St th Av 10 SW Pine St SW 6 3 road way W Burnside St SW Ankeny St SW Oak St SW B SW 13th Ave SW 1 2th A ve SW 11th Ave Pearl District Plaza old town/ Chinatown WM adis on S t Blue Line MAX (Hillsboro/Gresham) Green Line MAX (Clackamas) Red Line MAX (Airport/Beaverton) Yellow Line MAX (Expo Center) Haw MAX horn Brid tstop e ge Portland Streetcar Portland Streetcar stop For more complete maps, see pages 93-96. Served by multiple bus lines. Details at www.trimet.org. PLAY Nicknamed Portland’s Living Room, 5 Pioneer Courthouse Square (701 S.W. Sixth Ave.; www.pioneercourthousesquare.com) is a hub of civic fun. The most-visited spot in town hosts some 300 events each year, including farmers’ markets, free concerts, movies and a grand holiday tree-lighting party. A short walk away, the 6 Portland Art Museum (1219 S.W. Park Ave.; 503.226.2811; www.pam.org) showcases a top-notch collection of Asian and Native American artifacts and frequent touring exhibits such as Cyclepedia, a bicycle design retrospective on view June – Sept. 2013. For a quick workout, skip the hotel treadmill in favor of the 7 Waterfront Park-Eastbank Esplanade Loop. The 2.9-mile circuit traces the banks of the Willamette River and links the Steel and Hawthorne bridges, all while delivering nonstop city and river views. SHOP Dating back to 1992, the 8 Portland Farmers Market (three seasonal downtown locations; see www.portlandfarmersmarket.org for details) is a dazzling — and palate-pleasing — display of Oregon’s bounty, with dozens of growers and food vendors. To satisfy your fashion sense, 9 Pioneer Place (700 S.W. Fifth Ave.; 503.228.5800; www. pioneerplace.com) offers easy access just off the MAX line to some 70 retailers, including HM and J. Crew. The hip West End also has mustshop stores like 10 Frances May (1013 S.W. Washington St.; 503.227.3402; www.francesmay.com), featuring high-end designers such as Rachel Comey and Gretchen Jones, as well as Pendleton’s Portland Collection, and 11 Canoe (1136 S.W. Alder St.; 503.889.8545; www.canoeonline.net) specializing in modern home accessories. — Brian Barker P H OTO G R A P H A B OV E B Y B R U C E F O R S T E R PIONEER COURTHOUSE SQUARE
  • 26. NW 12th Ave NW 13th Ave NW 14th Ave NW 15th Ave Green Line MAX (Clackamas) Yellow Line MAX (Expo Center) MAX stop Portland Streetcar Portland Streetcar Central Loop Portland Streetcar stop Tanner Springs Park NW Marshall St For more complete maps, see pages 93-96. Served by bus lines 17 and 77. More details at www.trimet.org. NW Lovejoy St NW Kearney St 405 Jamison Square NW Johnson St Portland Union Station/ Amtrak 4 NW Irving St Pearl District NW 14th Ave W Burnside St NW 5th Ave NW 6th Ave old town/ Chinatown NW Davis St NW Couch St NW Broadway NW 8th Ave NW Park Ave NW Everett St 2 6 North Park Blocks NW 4th Ave 1 NW 11th Ave NW Flanders St NW 9th Ave 7 NW Glisan St 3 NW 10th Ave NW 15th Ave NW Hoyt St 5 SW Ankeny St Downtown JAMISON SQUARE NORTHWEST PLAY PEARL DISTRICT 4 Jamison Square (N.W. 11th Ave. Johnson St.; www.portland parks.org) draws scores of families thanks to its tide-pool-like fountain SHOP EAT The buzzword at 1 (333 N.W. 13th Ave.; 503.894.8978; ) is “catch-inspired,” meaning ultra-fresh seafood like the standout whole roasted sole and more unusual plates like octopus with chorizo cream. 2 Oven Shaker (1134 N.W. Everett St.; 503.241.1600; www.ovenandshaker. com) showcases the talents of four-time James Beard Award-nominated chef Cathy complemented by well-studied cocktails that keep the place hopping. Offerings like stuffed piquillo peppers and house-made ceviche have made the upscale Peruvian 3 Andina (1314 N.W. Glisan St.; 503.228.9535; www. andinarestaurant.com) a long-standing Pearl hot spot. Listen for live music nightly. THE PORTLAND STREETCAR AT TANNER SPRINGS PARK have 5 Powell’s City of Books (1005 W. Burnside St.; 503.228.4651; www.powells.com), Portland’s temple to the printed word. Color-coded maps, helpful staff and even an iPhone app help you navigate the tomes. Find chic women’s clothing and accessories at 6 house of lolo (1037 N.W. Couch ), including brands like Parker, Black Halo and Genetic Denim. Portland-based shoemaker 7 Keen Footwear (515 N.W. 13th Ave.; 503.402.1520; www.keenfootwear.com) has gone international, but you can still peruse their distinctive tough-but-stylish shoes TRAVELPORTLAND.COM P H OTO G R A P H A B OV E B Y B R U C E F O R S T E R , B E L OW B Y T H O M A S C O B B Loading docks and cobblestone streets hint at this warehouse district’s past, while stylish bars and gleaming lofts point toward the future. few minutes, providing an ideal setting for splashing. One evening a month, the doors of many Pearl art galleries stay open late for the First Thursday gallery walk ( ), with music, wine and, of course, lots of chances to scope out the art. Be your own designated driver — make that pedaler — on the BrewCycle (971.400.5950; www.brewcycleportland.com), a zany, human-powered contraption that conveys up to 15 riders between pubs and breweries in the neighborhood. 35 recycled bleacher seats that double as shoe-testing surfaces. — Julian Smith
  • 27. SOUTHWEST AND NORTHWEST OLD TOWN/ CHINATOWN In downtown Portland’s oldest district, historical architecture and nightlife options fill the the blocks near the west end of the Burnside Bridge. EAT Street foods from a variety of Asian cuisines are on the menu at the newly expanded 1 Ping (102 N.W. Fourth Ave.; 503.229.7464; www.pingpdx.com). Standout small plates include skewers of hardboiled quail eggs wrapped in bacon and ju pa bao, Macanese-style pork chop buns. Wash it all down with inventive cocktails or “no proof” drinks. 2 Gilt Club (306 N.W. Broadway; 503.222.4458; www.giltclub.com), also deals in sturdy cocktails and retro atmosphere, with high-back red booths providing comfortable nooks 3 Davis Street Tavern (500 N.W. Davis St.; 503.505.5050; www.davisstreettavern.com) are equally inviting, as are the hearty lamb burger and decadent mac and cheese. PLAY SW Blue Line MAX (Hillsboro/Gresham) Green Line MAX (Clackamas) Red Line MAX (Airport/Beaverton) Yellow Line MAX (Expo Center) MAX stop ito Na y wa rk Pa Portland Union Station/ Amtrak Jamison Square NW Flanders St NW Glisan St old town/ Chinatown 2 B St Star k St terfront Park ll Wa cCa SW Tom M SW Was hing ton Ave Ave 3rd St Downtown 2nd O ak SW Ankeny St SW Ash St St SW SW Pine SW ve 5th A SW 7 Burnside Bridge WIL LAM ETTE NW 1st Ave NW 2nd Ave Japanese American Historical Plaza W Burnside St SW e dwa y th Av SW 6 Broa 1 NW 3rd Ave 5 8 North Park Blocks SW O’Bryant Square NW 4th Ave NW Davis St 6 RIVER NW Everett St 3 9 Gov. Pearl District NW Couch St Central Library For more complete maps, see pages 93-96. Served byl multiple bus e lines. Details at Ste idge www.trimet.org. r 4 Powell’s City of Books 36 Greyhound Bus Terminal NW 5th Ave NW 6th Ave NW Broadway NW Park Ave NW 8th Ave NW 9th Ave NW 10th Ave NW Hoyt St NW 11th Ave TRAVELPORTLAND.COM NW Irving St SHOP goodies alongside a mind-boggling selection of local, handcrafted wares at the legendary 7 Portland Saturday Market (also open Sundays; Waterfront Park and Ankeny Plaza, by the west end of the Burnside Bridge; 503.222.6072; www.portlandsaturdaymarket.com; see p. 66 of 8 Compound Gallery (107 N.W. Fifth Ave.; 503.796.2733; www.compoundgallery.com) showcases stylish shoes, vinyl toys and other diverse works. To give your abode that Portland feel, stop at 9 Pendleton Home (210 N.W. Broadway; 503.535.5444; www.pendleton-usa.com) for goods from one of Oregon’s oldest and most famous businesses. Along with Pendleton’s iconic woolen blankets, the company’s only home-goods location features a complete indoor décor line and plenty of their sought-after board shirts. — J.S. P H OTO G R A P H L E F T B Y C A N B A L C I O G L U , CHINATOWN GATE Constructed of materials shipped directly from Suzhou, China, the 4 Lan Su Chinese Garden (N.W. Third Ave. and Everett St.; 503.228. 8131; www.lansugarden.org) is considered one of the most authentic Chinese gardens in the country. A two-story teahouse pavilion overlooks a tranquil pond and meticulously tended foliage. Another kind of history lives on at 5 Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade (511 N.W. Couch St.; 503.796.9364; www.groundkontrol.com), where you can revive long-dormant gaming skills on original Donkey Kong and Ms. Pac-Man machines — except this time there’s a full bar at your elbow. Nights are practically guaranteed to be memorable at 6 Darcelle XV (208 N.W.Third Ave.; 503.222.5338; www.darcellexv.com), a campy cross-dressing cabaret that’s been a Portland institution since 1967.
  • 28. NW Vaughn St NW Upshur St Portland Streetcar Portland Streetcar stop NW Thurman St 4 6 NW Savier St For more complete maps, see pages 93-96. Served by bus lines 15, 18, 20 and 77. More details at www.trimet.org. NW Quimby St NW Pettygrove St NW 19th Ave NW 25th Ave NW 24th Ave NW Raleigh St NW 18th Ave NW 24th Pl NW 23rd Pl NW Vaughn St NW Overton St NW Northrup St NW Marshall St NW Lovejoy St NW Kearney St NW Johnson St 9 NW 21st Ave NW 22nd Ave NW 23rd Ave 1 7 NW Irving St NW Hoyt St 3 Couch Park NW Glisan St NW Flanders St 2 W Burnside St NW Trinity Pl Washington Park NW Davis St NW 20th Ave 8 NW 20th Pl 5 NW 22nd Pl NW Everett St BLAKE NORTHWEST NORTHWEST PORTLAND/NOB HILL Find distinctive boutiques and high-end eats within minutes of one of the country’s largest urban forests. PITTOCK MANSION PLAY SHOP 1 Bamboo Sushi (836 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 971.229.1925; bamboosushi.com) Looking for a vampire-killing kit, an interactive alien autopsy or maybe a live magic show? Enter the one-of-a-kind 4 Peculiarium (2234 N.W. Thurman St.; 503.227.3164; www.peculiarium. com), part museum, part art gallery, part ice cream parlor and 100 percent fun. For real outof-this-world views, climb high into Portland’s West Hills to the stately 23 rooms on exhibit at the 5 Pittock Mansion (3229 N.W. Pittock Drive; 503.823.3623, www.pittockmansion.org). The view east, across the Willamette River, takes in downtown’s skyline and snowy Mount Hood. The aptly named 6 Forest Park (N.W. Upshur St. and 29th Ave.; 503.823.7529; www.portlandparks.org) puts wilderness within minutes of Nob Hill. For easy access, take the Lower Macleay Trail in the adjacent Macleay Park. Gatsbys, derbies, ball caps and fedoras are just a few of the vintage and updated hat styles to try on inside one of only three 7 Goorin Bros. (808 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 503.227.5300; www.goorin. com) locations in the Northwest. For the perfect pair of jeans, visit 8 Blake (26 N.W. 23rd Place; 503.222.4848; loveblake.com), where owner Blake Nieman-Davis offers spot-on fashion advice and a deep roster of high-end denim, including Paige and AG. 9 Lena Medoyeff (710 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 503.223.4929; www.lenadress.com) is known for her simple, elegant bridal designs, but her boutique also stocks her distinctive silk “Lena dresses” ideal for any (special) occasion. — J.S. V X A W V U A T S R A D Q 7 P X E @ T 3 V 0 W G X F I 4 H 5 f ) 3 e 0 G B F 7 2 3 1 B ) 3 G 7 F d 2 1 ) 0 3 c 7 F B E 0 9 b 9 a 9 5 1 1 D D 0 C B ` ) ) 8 Y A ( ) @ S 0 T 9 R 8 R ) 3 7 6 5 ) 1 2 0 4 3 2 1 1 0 ) ( P H OTO G R A P H S B Y M C K E N N A J O H N S O N 37 T house-cured wild ivory salmon and a gorgeous seafood charcuterie board. 2 Ken’s Artisan Bakery (338 N.W. 21st Ave.; 503.248.2202; www.kensartisan.com) draws morning crowds with its Paris-perfect baguettes and buttery almond croissants, while 3 23Hoyt (529 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 503.445.7400; www.23hoyt.com popular for its scrumptious but affordable happy hour offerings and its sidewalk tables. T country, was such a hit in its original eastside location that a second branch was inevitable. TRAVELPORTLAND.COM EAT
  • 29. BAGDAD THEATER SOUTHEAST HAWTHORNE/ BELMONT PLAY One of only a handful of extinct volcanoes within city limits in the U.S., 5 Mt. Tabor Park (S.E. Salmon St. and 60th Ave.; www.portlandparks.org) is a 636-foot cinder cone that boasts panoramic views of downtown. On for summer-evening concerts. Since it opened in 1927, the 6 Bagdad Theater (3702 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.467.7521; www.mcmenamins.com/ bagdad) has hosted everyone from Sammy Davis Jr. to a performing horse named Beverly. Part of the McMenamins brewing empire, the theater now hosts second-run movies and stage events — enjoy microbrews while you watch — as well as multiple bars for pre- or post-show revelry. 7 Slappy Cakes (4246 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.477.4805; www.slappycakes.com) offers up EAT own pancake masterpieces. Farm-to-table pioneer 1 Genoa (2832 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.238.1464; www.genoarestaurant.com that changes according to what’s in season. Soak up the more casual bar scene at sister café 2 Accanto next door. A visit from Anthony 3 Apizza Scholls’ (4741 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.233.1286; www.apizzascholls.com) rep for serving some of best pizza . . . well, anywhere; the round beauties feature toppings like cured pork shoulder and goat horn peppers. 4 ¿Por Qué No? (4635 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.954.3138; www.porquenotacos.com) is a colorful taqueria that will have you saying “Why not?” to another tasty taco or two, served amid eyecatching art or on the homey patio on sunny days. SHOP 8 Powell’s Books for Home and Garden (3747 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.228.4651; www.powells.com) specializes in cookbooks and gardening titles and stocks plenty of unique gifts to please design- and plant-loving folks. (There’s also a general Powell’s outpost two doors down.) 9 Mink Boutique (3418 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.232.3500; www.shopmink.com) stocks a great assortment of skirts, dresses and name-brand jeans, with a down-to-earth sales staff to point you in the right direction. 10 Noun (3300 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.235.0078; www.shopnoun.com) bills itself cleverly as “A SE Main St SE Madison St SE Salmon Ct SE Salmon St SE Hawthorne Blvd 3 5 SE 51st Ave SE Clay St 4 SE Madison St SE 50th Ave 8 6 SE Clay St SE Taylor St SE 49th Ave 9 For more complete maps, see pages 93-96. From downtown, served by bus lines 14 and 15. More details at www.trimet.org. SE Yamhill St SE 48th Ave SE 37th Ave SE 33rd Ave SE 32nd Pl SE Hawthorne Blvd SE 32nd Ave 38 SE 31st Ave SE Main St SE 36th Ave Sunnyside School Park SE 35th Ave SE 34th Ave SE 33rd Ave SE 32nd Ave SE 31st Ave SE 29th Ave SE 28th Ave SE 27th Ave SE 26th Ave SE Yamhill St 7 SE Yamhill St SE 47th Ave SE Belmont St SE 45th Ave 10 2 SE Morrison St SE 39th Ave / Cesar Chavez Blvd 1 SE 38th Ave SE Morrison St SE Morrison St P H OTO G R A P H A B OV E B Y J O N L A R S O N jewelry and gorgeous stationery — plus sweets from Saint Cupcake. — J.S. SE 42nd Ave TRAVELPORTLAND.COM The bustling sidewalks of Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard and Belmont Street are close enough to hit both in an afternoon of shopping, strolling and snacking.
  • 30. NE Martin Luther King Jr. ri lB e dg e Ste NE Lloyd Blvd SOUTHEAST NE Hoyt St lvd dB NE Glisan St NE Glisan St 84 NE Flanders St NE Everett St 99E University of Oregon 99E NE Couch St 3 Blv d Sa nd y SE tz Eastb SE Oak St SE Stark St 2 SE 9th Ave 5 SE Washington St SE 7th Ave planad SE Pine St SE 10th Ave SE 7th Ave 8 e SE Ash St SE Alder St Mor rison Brid ge PLAY SE 6th Ave 7 Vera K a WIL LAM ETT E Located just across the Willamette River from downtown, this burgeoning warehouse district offers hip eateries, stylish storefronts and creative energy. 9 E Burnside St SE Ankeny St ank Es RIVE R Burnside Bridge SE 8th Ave CENTRAL EASTSIDE EAT y Llo NE SE Morrison St 5 OLYMPIC PROVISIONS thor n Brid e ge SE Grand Ave SE 3rd Ave SE 2nd Ave SE 1st Ave Haw SE Taylor St SE Salmon St 6 SE Main St 6 SE Madison St SE Hawthorne Blvd 6 traveling exhibits or such permanent Omnimax theater. In a titanic, centuryold industrial DISTILLERY ROW laundry warehouse, 5 Yale Union (YU) (800 S.E. 10th Ave.; 503.236.7996; www. yaleunion.org) inspires with events, exhibits and lectures that highlight emerging and established contemporary artists from around the globe. The Central Eastside’s industrial aesthetic 6 Distillery Row (www.distilleryrowpdx.com), a collection of everything from homegrown cherry brandy to barrel-aged bourbon. SE 11th Ave with grilled eggplant or the habit-forming house-made Twinkies. A few blocks away at 2 Olympic Provisions Southeast (107 S.E. Washington St.; 503.954.3663; www. olympicprovisions.com), local salami masters craft a rotating feast of Spanish- and Mediterranean-inspired small plates and entrées like olive-oil-poached tuna along with hearty servings of kielbasa and beef short ribs. 3 Biwa (215 S.E. Ninth Ave.; 503.239.8830; www. biwarestaurant.com an izakaya and a juicy burger layered with marinated pork and spicy kimchi mayo. SE Yamhill St 1 SE Market St SE Mill St SE Stephens St 4 m ua rq Ma e idg Br SE Harrison St 6 SE Lincoln St SE Grant St Portland Streetcar Central Loop Portland Streetcar stop For more complete maps, see pages 93-96. From downtown, served by bus lines 6, 10, 12, 14, 15, 19, 20, 31, 32, 33 and 99. More details at www.trimet.org. SHOP East Burnside is beginning to rival downtown as fashion central: 7 Machus (542 E. Burnside St.; 503.206.8626; www.machusonline.com), a tightly curated boutique for men and women, carries high-end designers from Saturdays NYC to Naked Famous inside a hip, minimalist space. Nearby, 8 Una (922 S.E. Ankeny St.; 503.235.2326; www. una-myheartisfull.com) offers a collection of exotic knickknacks, indie clothing and local housewares sourced by thrift-store whiz Giovanna Parolari. For one-of-a-kind jewelry, try 9 Sword + Fern (811 E. Burnside St., #114; 503.683.3376; www. swordandfern.com), which showcases recycled and repurposed trinkets from local artisan Emily Baker and houses a monthly, rotating art gallery. — Benjamin Tepler TRAVELPORTLAND.COM P H OTO G R A P H B E L OW B Y J A M I E F R A N C I S T R AV E L P O R T L A N D with fried chicken, oysters and fresh noodles. Don’t miss Located on the east bank of the Willamette River (and now accessible via the Portland Streetcar), the 4 Oregon Museum of Science and Industry or OMSI (1945 S.E. Water Ave.; 503.797.4000; www. omsi.edu) is a ringer for all-age family entertainment. Check SE Water Ave Boke Bowl (1028 S.E.Water Ave.; 503.719.5698; www.bokebowl.com) has earned a devoted following with its creative take on ramen. Think rich, SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd SE Belmont St 1 39
  • 31. EAT Each evening 1 St. Jack (2039 S.E. Clinton St.; 503.360.1281; www. stjackpdx.com) transforms from a sleepy pâtisserie serving baked-to-order madeleines into a full-blown Lyonnaise feast with unexpected hits like blood sausage and Gruyère-laden macaroni gratin. 2 Nuestra Cocina (2135 S.E. Division St.; 503.232.2135; www.nuestra-cocina.com) has been a neighborhood staple for years thanks to nuanced Mexican cuisine such as authentic albóndigas (meatballs served in a hearty chipotle sauce) and spoton margaritas. The cozy 3 Woodsman Tavern (4537 S.E. Division St.; 971.373.8264; www.woodsmantavern.com) offers whiskey-forward cocktails, super-fresh chilled seafood and the must-try ham platter stacked with smoked and salted varieties from across the country. Woodsman owner Duane Sorenson (who also founded Stumptown Coffee) added Italian to his repertoire with 4 Ava Gene’s (3377 S.E. Division St.; 971.229.0571; www.avagenes.com 5 Wafu (3113 S.E. Division St.; 503.236.0205; www.wafupdx.com) a “rock’n’-roll” ramen house with a long bar, cocktails featuring hand-chipped ice and noodles loaded with smoked pork shoulder. And you can’t discuss dining on Division without a nod to 6 Pok Pok (3226 S.E. Division St.; 503.232.1387; www.pokpok.com; see p. 29), the famed Thai street spot that’s been drawing raves — and crowds — since 2005. Skip the lengthy wait and get many of the same eats at sister 7 Whiskey Soda Lounge, across the street. PLAY A modern take on the neighborhood wine bar, 8 Bar Avignon (2138 S.E. Division St.; 503.517.0808; www.baravignon.com) stocks 80 well-priced WAFU ON SOUTHEAST DIVISION STREET chicken and one of Portland’s best oyster selections highlight an elegant seasonal dinner menu. 9 Bula Kava House (3115 S.E. Division St.; 503.477.7823; www.bulakavahouse.com) is an entire bar devoted to the SOUTHEAST served in coconut cup shells. CLINTON/ DIVISION SHOP 10 Twill (2132 S.E. Division St.; 503.922.2084; www.twillclothing.com) is a go-to gem for colorful, affordable Portland-made clothing, from indie T-shirts to little black dresses — plus a permanent 10 percent discount for teachers. Opened in 2012 by Louisiana transplant Tausha Lell, 11 ReBelle’s (3611 S.E. Division St.; 337.654.0293; www.rebellespdx.com) is SE Brooklyn St 3 SE Ivon St SE Taggart St SE Woodward P H OTO G R A P H B Y DY L A N H A R K AV Y SE Cesar Chavez Ave SE 35th Pl SE Caruthers St SE 43rd Ave SE 40th Ave SE Sherman St 11 4 SE Taggart St SE Grant Ct SE 38th Ave SE Caruthers St SE Caruthers St SE 33rd Pl SE 27th Ave SE Sherman St SE 35th Ave SE 26th Ave SE 25th Ave SE 20th Ave SE Taggart St SE Clinton St SE Sherman St For more complete maps, see pages 93-96. From downtown, served by bus lines 4 and 10. More details at www.trimet.org. SE 46th SE 19th 1 SE Ivon St SE Grant Ct 5 9 7 6 SE Division St SE 23rd Ave 40 SE 22nd Ave 2 10 8 SE 28th Pl SE Caruthers St SE Grant St SE 24th Ave SE Sherman St SE 38th Ave SE Grant St SE Grant St SE Grant St SE 37th Ave SE Lincoln St nearly 60 fragrances and oils, and an ample dose of Southern charm. — B.T. SE 41st Ave SE 29th Ave TRAVELPORTLAND.COM A rich crop of noteworthy restaurants distinguishes this eastside district.
  • 32. NORTHEAST The focus at 8 Monograph Bookwerks (5005 N.E. 27th Ave.; 503.284.5005; www.monographbookwerks.com), is on art books, but it’s also a stylish gallery with prints, paintings and midcentury ceramics. Come to 9 pedX Shoes (2005 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.460.0760; www.pedxshoes.com) for the chic women’s footwear, but be sure to make room in your luggage for stylish handbags, jewelry and other local and handmade accessories. Still not shopped out? Head to 10 Tumbleweed (1812 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.335.3100; www. tumbleweedboutique.com) for a constantly changing (but reliably hip) selection of locally made dresses and vintage slips. — J.S. at 7 Salt Straw (2035 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.208.3867; www.saltandstraw.com; see p. 17), where ice cream gets the gourmet treatment; blue cheese. Alberta businesses pack in late-night crowds during the monthly Last Thursday (www.lastthursdayonalberta.com; see p. 62) street extravaganza — expect some of Portland’s best people-watching here. NE Ainsworth St For more complete maps, see pages 93-96. From downtown, served by bus lines 8, 17, 70 and 72. More Jarrett St NE details at www.trimet.org. NE Jessup St NE 32nd Pl NE 35th Ave 2 NE Alberta St NE Webster St NE 34th Ave NE Sumner St NE 33rd Ave NE 32nd Ave NE 28th Ave NE 26th Ave NE 25th Ave NE 27th Ave 8 4 NE 31st Ave NE 29th Ave 9 NE 24th Ave NE 23rd Ave NE 21st Ave 7 3 10 NE 22nd Ave NE 20th Ave NE 16th Ave NE Emerson St 1 5 NE 30th Ave NE 25th Ave NE 26th Ave NE 24th Ave NE Jarrett St NE Killingsworth St NE 14th Pl 5 DOC (5519 N.E. 30th Ave.; 503.946.8592; www.docpdx.com), which serves fresh Italian fare in an intimate space. Alberta Park NE 28th kati onion and green chutney. A few blocks north of Alberta, the acclaimed 4 Beast (5425 N.E. 30th Ave.; 503.841.6968; www.beastpdx.com) anchors a NE Simpson St 6 TRAVELPORTLAND.COM The 6 Kennedy School (5736 N.E. 33rd Ave.; 503.249.3983; www.mcmenamins.com) is a 1915 grade school transformed into a comfy and offbeat hotel, complete with a restaurant, movie theater, outdoor soaking pool and no fewer than NE 18th Ave Led by a trio of chefs, 1 Aviary (1733 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.287.2400; www.aviarypdx.com) features inventive small plates like charred octopus with papaya and the signature crispy pig ear and coconut rice. An alternative to Portland’s often meat-centric menus, 2 Natural Selection (3033 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.288.5883; www.naturalselectionpdx.com) offers gourmet vegetarian fare like summer squash frittatas and a delectable chanterelle and potato hash. You 3 Bollywood Theater (2039 N.E. Alberta St.; 971.200.4711; www. bollywoodtheaterpdx.com). Instead, grab a seat and SHOP NE 15th Ave P H OTO G R A P H B Y M AT T W O N G EAT PLAY NE 19th Ave Lined with shops, galleries, restaurants and bars, Northeast Alberta Street erupts into a colorful street fair on the last Thursday of every month. NORTHEAST ALBERTA STREET NE 17th Ave ALBERTA ARTS DISTRICT 41
  • 33. NORTH MISSISSIPPI / WILLIAMS North Mississippi Avenue features a long stretch of stores, bars and restaurants. Half a mile away is North Williams Avenue, an up-and-coming trove of eateries and bars. Set in a restored 1940s-era warehouse, 1 Lincoln Restaurant (3808 N. Williams Ave.; 503.288.6200; www.lincolnpdx.com) opens up only for dinner, but what a meal it is — crab fettuccini, grilled octopus, and a standout rib-eye steak with blue-cheese butter and cornmeal onion rings are just a few of the tempting options. In the same building, 2 Tasty n Sons (3808 N. Williams Ave.; 503.621.1400; www.tastynsons.com) serves one of Portland’s most crave-worthy brunches, full of unexpected hits such as seasonal Moroccan chicken hash and Burmese pork stew, both topped with eggs. Don’t miss the sweet biscuits and fresh berries. 3 Mississippi Marketplace (4233 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.358.7873; www.missmarketplace.com) provides a delicious introduction to Portland’s vaunted food cart scene, with 10 or so mobile vendors serving everything from crêpes to vegan BBQ. Enjoy your grub with a pint at on-site German pub 4 Prost (4237 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.954.873; prostportland.com). PLAY NORTH MISSISSIPPI AVENUE Many a pedaling commuter has been sidetracked by 5 Bike Bar (3947 N. Williams Ave.; 503.287.6258; www.hopworksbeer.com), thanks to its cycle-themed décor and local organic brews from Hopworks Urban Brewery. Recently opened 6 Interurban (4057 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.284.6669; www.interurbanpdx.com) feels like a modern take on the classic American saloon; try the Sword Fight, a combination of ginger beer and whiskey. Filling a former Baptist church, 7 Mississippi Studios (3939 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.288.3895; www.mississippistudios.com) puts on some of the town’s most intimate live shows. The attached 8 BarBar rounds out the evening with a solid draft list and airy patio dining. N Blandena St For more complete maps, see pages 93-96. From downtown, served by bus lines 4 and 44. More details at www.trimet.org. LODEKKA € ƒ  v ‰ — „ y “ r • i – † — … ˆ s ‡ t i h r h i †  … v q r p  h r † v … g N Kerby Ave N Williams Ave N Vancouver Ave N Commercial Ave N Borthwick Ave N Gantenbein Ave N Haight Ave N Mississippi Ave N Albina Ave N Michigan Ave NE Cleveland q p h i r f v …  „ i x e x d x t p p ƒ ƒ i ‚  ™ TRAVELPORTLAND.COM N Missouri Ave N Cook St ‘ N Ivy St 42 ’ N Fremont St designed crafts by more than 100 independent artists; an upstairs art gallery hosts rotating monthly shows. You can’t miss 11 Lodekka (N. Williams Ave. at Failing St.; 503.703.3605; www.lodekka.com), a double-decker English bus full of retro clothes, jewelry and accessories to match its own 1965 vintage, from bikinis to skinny ties. — J.S. 2 “ N Beech St 1 € N Failing St ” 5 11 • Denorval Unthank Park – 9 9 The Meadow (3731 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.288.4633; www.atthemeadow.com) stocks everything you need for a romantic picnic, along with specialty salts from around the world. At 10 Land (3925 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.451.0689; www.landpdx.com) N Shaver St € 8 7 10 SHOP — 5 N Mason St • 6 N Skidmore St “ 4 3 “ N Going St N Prescott St P H OTO G R A P H L E F T B Y B R U C E F O R S T E R , B E L O W B Y N AT H A N I E L YO U N G EAT h h w ˜ € g h y ’ i “ x ‘ w ‘ h r v u t h p q i s r q p p i h g
  • 34. AROUND THE REGION No trip to Portland is complete until you get out of town to eat, play and stay. Find local flavor in wine country, the Columbia River Gorge, Mount Hood or the coast. WASHINGTON COUNTY 48 COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE 50 MT. HOOD TERRITORY 52 MOUNT HOOD 54 COLUMBIA COUNTY 56 YAMHILL VALLEY 58 P H OTO G R A P H B Y DA N T H O R N B E R G 46 OREGON COAST VISTA HOUSE AT CROWN POINT IN THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE 45
  • 35. ARTS WINE TASTING IN WASHINGTON COUNTY Ripe for the Picking Washington County’s farms and vineyards offer an endless bounty of great taste. 47 Timber 30 Buxton BY BETH COLLINS TRAVELPORTLAND.COM 6 5 Hagg Lake Tu al atin Ri ve North Plains Banks Gl Glenwood r Hillsboro Portland 26 Forest Beaverton Grove Tigard Gaston 8 84 219 47 Tualatin Sherwood 99W Wi l l am ette Riv er 5 miles 18 46 10 km Y ou’ll have to forgive residents of Washington County if they can’t help but smile when they hear about the farm-to-table craze in the rest of the country. In this sliver of the Willamette Valley, just 20 minutes west of downtown Portland, farm-to-table isn’t a trend, it’s a way of life — and has been for years. The most bustling example is undoubtedly the Beaverton Farmers Market (S.W. Hall Boulevard between Third and Fifth streets, Beaverton; 503.643.5345, www.beavertonfarmersmarket. com; Sat., May-Nov.; Wed., June-Nov.). What began as a social gathering of 12 stalls in 1988 has blossomed to 160 vendors, making it the largest market of its kind in the state. Saturdays take on a festival vibe, with as many as 22,000 people strolling the stands for a remarkable variety of produce, take in the live 22 For more information on Washington County, visit www.oregonswashingtoncounty.com. P H OTO G R A P H A B OV E A N D TO P R I G H T B Y R I C K S C H A F E R , OT H E R P H OTO G R A P H S C O U R T E S Y W A S H I N G TO N C O U N T Y V I S I TO R S A S S O C I AT I O N washington county
  • 36. music and fill up on steaming tamales, seasonal crêpes and breakfast sandwiches. To get even closer to the source, head 10 miles southwest to Smith Berry Barn (24500 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro; 503.628.2172; www.smithberrybarn.com). Behind a storybook-like big red barn, the family-run U-pick farm grows 10 types of berries (the pineapple-sweet golden raspberries alone are worth a trip) and some 20 varieties of apples. Round out your harvest inside at the Garden Market and Gourmet Gift Shop, where you can sip coffee — or better yet, a milkshake — while browsing for produce, local raw honey SMITH BERRY BARN and herb starts. Washington County wineries offer their own twist on farm-to-table — call it farm-to-bottle. Start your sipping at photo-shoot-worthy backdrop. Ardiri Vineyards (35040 S.W. Unger Oak Knoll Winery Road, Cornelius; 503.628.6060; www. 29700 S.W. Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro; ardiriwine.com), which farms a petite 15-acre vineyard in the Burgundian style, 503.648.8198; www.oakknollwinery.com with vines packed tightly together. The close quarters result in grapes and wines s r q l o n m l k j t v u ‚  † w } …  „ } z y ‚ { ‚ w   ƒ { y { ‚  €  ~ } z y | { z y x w v Œ  ‹ Hall Street Grill High-quality steaks, seafood and seasonal produce restaurant with an attractive outdoor patio. 3775 S.W. Hall Blvd., Beaverton; 503.641.6161; www.hallstreetgrill.com PLAY  Tree to Tree  Adventure Park Channel your inner Tarzan, playing in tree limbs on platforms, bridges and zip lines up to 60 feet off the ground. Open March-Nov. 2975 S.W. Nelson Rd., Gaston; 503.375.0109; www.tree2tree adventurepark.com TREE TO TREE ADVENTURE PARK ‚ w  Œ ƒ Š  „  { z ‹ z y | ‚ … y { ‚ Ž  Š { }  {  … ‚  w } { ‰ w y Š ˆ ‡  …  { Š ’ w  ‘ { Ž  ‚     ƒ   { } Œ  w w ‡ Š ~ y y  } ‚ Broadway Rose Theatre Company Oregon’s largest  Š  ‚ ‹ {  ‹ }  y } ‚  ‚ … £ € €  w z € ~ ‚  † y } ~ { w } |  Š ‚ y { v     Ÿ † Œ y w w ž  ‚ ‚ y  ˜ } › œ ” x › ~ w š ™ } ˜ • ¡ y — Š y …  – {  v Š { | v { € • ” Ÿ “  …  | Š y y ‚ ~ Ž w z   v } ¢ | y Œ Š ˆ z  y € { † { € y € x z } |  w † ƒ ‚ {    ‹ } }   Œ x w † ‚ ~ w } BEAVERTON FARMERS MARKET  that are bursting with flavor. (Ardiri also has vineyards in Napa Valley, so you’ll get the added bonus of doing side-by-side comparisons of Pinot noirs from Oregon and from our neighbor to the south.) An afternoon tasting here can easily stretch to the early evening, thanks to what’s arguably the valley’s best patio: Cushy chairs surround a custom-built fire pit, with the forested Chehalem foothills as a Chennai Masala Don’t let the strip-mall setting fool you; the authentic Southern Indian dishes and unique Medu Vada starter are not to be missed. 2088 Stucki Ave., Hillsboro; 503.531.9500; www.chennaimasala.net Set high in the hills above Beaverton, Cooper Mountain Vineyards (20100 S.W. Leonardo Lane, Beaverton; 503.649.0027; www.coopermountainwine.com) naturally stands out. Cooper Mountain holds the distinction of being the first biodynamic winery in the Northwest, using organic, sustainable methods to produce wine. A trip to the tasting room is a crash course in wine-speak, as pourers detail not just the flavor notes of the vino but also the soil’s terroir. Also up for discussion: leaving with a bottle of the citrusy Old Vines Pinot gris or the red-fruit spice of the Life Pinot noir. (Answer: Buy both.) Pairing the valley’s great wine with equally tasty produce is a specialty for Decarli Restaurant (4545 S.W. Watson Ave., Beaverton; 503.641.3223; www. decarlirestaurant.com), in downtown Beaverton. The seasonally inspired menu reads like a glossary of Northwest bounty: all varieties of salmon, berry everything in the summer, foraged chanterelle mushrooms in the fall. As you sip your libation of choice and savor a Fanny Bay oyster with Prosecco mignonette, you’ll have no doubts about the lasting appeal of farm-to-table. theater company entertains audiences with Broadway musicals, comedies and revues. 12850 S.W. Grant Ave.; 503.620.5262; www.broadwayrose.org Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Along seasonal and year-round 275 species of wildlife and a huge www.fws.gov/tualatinriver STAY  The Orenco Hotel Situated in the Orenco Station neighborhood — a pedestrian-friendly take on a planned suburban town center — this luxury boutique hotel channels a Bostonian brownstone. 1457 N.E. Orenco Station Parkway, Hillsboro; 503.208.5708; www.theorenco.com TRAVELPORTLAND.COM p Farm-to-table isn’t a trend, it’s a way of life — and has been for years. EAT L.L. “Stub” Stewart State Park Along with trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding, picnic facilities and even disc golf, this park offers tent and RV camping, as well as rustic cabins. 30380 Highway 47, Buxton; 503.986.0707; www. oregonstateparks.org/park_255.php 47
  • 37. ARTS columbia river gorge View to A a Brew long the banks of the great, wide Columbia River, no traveler should miss the soaring cliffs, the dramatic waterfall hikes — or the growing number of hardworking brewers making some of the tastiest trail-ending beers imaginable. Grab your favorite designated driver and take in the outstanding beauty of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, enjoying access along the way to five outstanding brewpubs — all within 60 breathtaking miles of Portland. Twenty minutes from downtown, McMenamins Edgefield (2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale; 503.669.8610; www. mcmenamins.com) is the crown jewel of the local brothers’ empire of hotels and brewpubs located in character-filled, historic properties. Set on 74 acres, Edgefield repurposes a onetime county poor farm into a veritable good-time kingdom with a brewery, distillery, “pitch and putt” golf course, vineyard, hotel, spa, outdoor concert venue and, of course, scores of taps scattered all over the property. Try a Hammerhead, a classic hoppy pale ale, or a Ruby, which is infused with Oregon-grown raspberries. TRAVELPORTLAND.COM The Columbia River Gorge offers first-rate scenery along with a blossoming beer industry. BY TOM COLLIGAN 0 25 miles 25 km 0 5 WASHINGTON Colu m b i a R iv Portland 205 Bingen Hood River 14 Cascade Locks 84 er 35 The Dalles OREGON Multnomah Falls Troutdale 48 Hood River White Salmon Bridge Stevenson Bridge of the Gods 26 For more information on the Columbia River Gorge, visit www.mthoodcolumbiagorge.com. Ã Ã Å Ç ¶ Æ Å Ä ¶ Ã Â Á ¶ ¹ À ± ¿ Ç º µ Ã ² Å « Æ ¼ 216 P H OTO G R A P H A B OV E B Y E R I N T E G E L E R , TO P R I G H T B Y L I Z D E V I N E , FA R R I G H T COURTESY RIVERSIDE, BELOW RIGHT COURTESY FULL SAIL BREWERY THE TAPROOM AT PFRIEM FAMILY BREWERS Ç » ¾ ª ½ ¯ Ð ® ² Ï « ¼ · » ± ¬ ² ­ · ® ² ¼ ± » Î ¬ ­ ® « ² Í ± » · º « ´ Ì ´ Ë ´ ¯ ­ ­ ¹ ¹ « ¸ · Ê ® ® ³ É ¶ È ® µ Â « Ã ´ Á ³ Á ® ² ± ° ¯ ® ­ ¬ « ª © ¨ § § ¦ ¥ ¤
  • 38. EAT Riverside Locally sourced rib-eye expansive wine list come paired with incredible river and gorge views. 1108 E. Marina Way, Hood River; 800.828.7873; www.hoodriverinn.com JERRY’S ICE HOUSE AT EDGEFIELD to bottle its beers. Specializing in quaffable “session beers,” Full Sail’s thriving pub anchors one of the best beer towns in the West. Try the malty, fruity signature Amber, or the gold-medal-winning Session Black Lager, and keep an eye out for small-batch Brewer’s Share beers — made each year at the whim of individual brewers. Just down the street, Double Mountain Brewery Taproom (8 Fourth St., Hood River; 541.387.0042; www.doublemountain brewery.com) opened its doors in 2007. The airy taproom feels like a favorite café, but one that pours exceptionally balanced, long-aged ales. Double Mountain also excels at producing one of beer’s greatest companions: terrific pizza. Enjoy a pipinghot pie with a hoppy pale ale or local favorite IRA — a unique India Red Ale. Across the highway from downtown awaits one of the state’s newest brewpubs, Pfriem Family Brewers (707 Portway Ave., Suite 101, Hood River; 541.321.0490; www. pfriembeer.com). Opened in 2012 by Josh Pfriem (pronounced “Freem”), a former Full Sail star, this glittering new brewery has rapidly won over savvy locals with its exceptional Belgian-style beers. The glasses here are footed, and specials like pork schnitzel and the potato salad are better than they have to be. Enjoy a Belgian Strong Blonde at one of the long communal tables, or step outside, grab a bench and savor the bouquet of pear and clove in your glass as you watch a colorful armada of kiteboarders harness the waves of the wind-churned Columbia. Savor the bouquet of pear and clove in your glass as you watch a colorful armada of kiteboarders harness the waves of the windchurned Columbia. beer” made in the fashion of the original West Coast beers from the days before refrigeration. Out back, take in a gorgeous panorama of snow-clad Mount Hood. Heading back across the Columbia, suds samplers will find themselves in Hood River, a cornerstone of Oregon’s beer culture. Way back in 1987, Full Sail Brewery (506 Columbia St., Hood River; 541.386.2247; www. fullsailbrewing.com) took root in a former fruit cannery by the river and became the first craft brewery in Oregon Celilo This downtown favorite offers up regional and sustainable fare like Willapa Bay oysters, panshoulder with house-made pasta. 16 Oak St., Hood River; 541.386.5710; www.celilorestaruant.com RIVERSIDE STAY Columbia Cliff Villas This 37-unit boutique hotel boasts views of lush gardens and Mount Adams. 3880 Westcliffe Drive, Hood River; 541.436.2660; www.columbiacliff villas.com villa columbia Craftsman-style bed and breakfast is just two blocks from the breweries and restaurants of downtown Hood River. 902 Oak St., Hood River; 541.386.6670; www.villacolumbia.com PLAY Multnomah Falls Take a photoop at the state’s tallest cascade. Framed by a stone footbridge, this waterfall tumbles 620 feet down a sheer basalt cliff. A paved trail leads up to an impressive viewpoint. I-84, exit 31; www.multnomahfallslodge.com TRAVELPORTLAND.COM From the town of Cascade Locks, cross over the jaw-dropping Bridge of the Gods into Washington to sample the delightfully low-key Walking Man Brewing (240 S.W. First St., Stevenson, Wash.; 509.427.5520). Set in the windsurfing hub of Stevenson, Walking Man has kept its chalkboard beer list updated with award-winning, full-flavored beers since 1999. Order up a plate of the excellent steelhead tacos and try the bracingly bitter imperial IPA or the unusual, full-bodied black cherry stout. To sample a newer Washington standout, continue east on State Route 14, turn north in Bingen and take Highway 141 up the hill to the town of White Salmon, home to Everybody’s Brewing (151 E. Jewett Blvd., White Salmon, Wash.; 509.637.2774; www.everybodysbrewing. com). Inside, a large Douglas fir bar invites beer lovers to browse house favorites like Country Boy IPA and the bright coppercolored Daily Bread Common Ale, a “steam Big Winds A sheltered, private lagoon accessed by Big Winds’ guides provides an ideal setting for newbies kiteboarding wings. 207 Front St., Hood River; 541.386.6086; www.bigwinds.com 49
  • 39. ARTS OREGON CITY’S WILLAMETTE FALLS, WITH MOUNT HOOD IN THE BACKGROUND BY BRIAN BARKER O Portland Lake Oswego Milwaukie Clackamas West Linn Oregon City Wi Wilsonville Sandy Ri on Estacada Rhododendron a nd S am ck la m e t t e Cla Wi l Canby as R i ve r 5 miles 50 The former capital of the Oregon Territory, Oregon City is a historical delight. Cascade Locks v er TRAVELPORTLAND.COM Heritage Heights Molalla 10 km y Ri ve r regon City boasts an impressive list of “firsts”: first incorporated city west of the Rocky Mountains (1844), Oregon’s first capital (before it was even a state) and the country’s first long-distance electric line (Willamette Falls to Portland, 1889). But it’s actually Oregon City’s last place status that fascinates many modern-day visitors: Located just 15 miles southeast of Portland, alongside the Willamette River and a dramatic, tiered waterfall, Oregon City served as the final wagon stop on the fabled Oregon Trail. And today, thanks to its rich history and recent historic restoration projects, Oregon City remains as much a destination as ever. At the north end of town, the End of the Oregon Trail Mou Interpretive Center (1726 Washington St., Oregon City; Mount Hood Nat National F 503.657.9336; www.historicoregoncity.org) provides an excellent glimpse of life along the historic route. Evoking three giant For more information on Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory, visit www.mthoodterritory.com. P H O T O G R A P H A B O V E B Y B R I A N J . R O C K W E L L , B E L O W R I G H T C O U R T E S Y M T. H O O D T E R R I T O R Y, A B O V E R I G H T B Y C U R T I S P E R R Y, B E L O W F A R R I G H T C O U R T E S Y S W E D I S H S T U G A MT. HOOD TERRITORY
  • 40. EAT mi famiglia The pizzas from this family come with crispy crusts and toppings pesto and bacon. 701 Main St., Oregon City; 503.594.0601; www.mi-famiglia.com ARCH BRIDGE overlooks downtown and Singer Falls, another WPA-constructed site that showcases rustic stonework in a series of man-made waterfalls. The adjacent McLoughlin Conservation District includes the McLoughlin House (713 Center St.; 503.656.5146; www.mcloughlinhouse.org), a manor built in 1846 for Dr. John McLoughlin, the founder of Oregon City. Nearby the Francis Ermatinger House (619 Sixth St. ), erected in 1845, is one of the oldest structures in Oregon. The humble, federal-style residence is steeped in local lore: In 1845 two influential businessmen, Asa Lovejoy and Francis Pettygrove, famously flipped a coin here to decide the name of Portland. (“Boston” was the other choice.) Returning to the promenade, stroll west, toward the falls, to delve deeper into the past at the Museum of the Oregon Territory (211 Tumwater Drive; 503.655.5574; www.clackamashistory.org), home to an extensive collection of Native American artifacts. Nearby, the Highland Stillhouse Scottish Pub (201 S. Second St.; 503.723.6789; www.highlandstillhouse. com) makes an ideal spot to toast the day. One of the best Scottish-themed bars around, it’s also an homage to yet another one of Oregon City’s firsts: The town claimed the territory’s first moonshine still. Today the Stillhouse boasts the Portland area’s most extensive singlemalt selection and an authentic feel, right down to the woolly plaid bar seats. Order up traditional bangers and beans and Scotch eggs. Odds are your first visit won’t be your last. Located alongside the Willamette River and a dramatic, tiered waterfall, Oregon City served as the final wagon stop on the fabled Oregon Trail. with refurbished, monumental columns, gothic-style lighting and wide sidewalks for taking in views of Willamette Falls, the Northwest’s largest by volume. For an even more expansive vista, head up Seventh Street and board the Oregon City Municipal Elevator (www. orcity.org). Considered the only “vertical street” in the country, the space-pod-like structure rises 130 feet to an observation deck with panoramic city and river views. From the elevator, tour the scenic McLoughlin Promenade. Constructed in 1937 as a Works Progress Administration project, the nearly eight-acre linear park FRANCIS ERMATINGER HOUSE Dar Essalam This hidden gem plates up authentic Moroccan cuisine. Pick from lamb shanks, oxtail array of sweet and savory sauces. 29585 S.W. Park Place,Wilsonville; 503.682.3600; www.daressalam.org PLAY Sandy Ridge Trail System Opened in 2009, this purpose-built 12.5-mile (20 km) mountain bike trail system provides a nearly year-round, the foothills of the Cascade Range. Located off E. Barlow Trail Road, 12 miles east of Sandy; www.blm.gov/or enrg kayaking Take a guided tour of the secondlargest waterfall by volume in the U.S. — by kayak.You’ll paddle through natural beauty as well as industry and be rewarded with spectacular views of Willamette Falls. 1701 Clackamette Drive, Oregon City; 503.772.1122; www.enrgkayaking.com STAY Sandes of time Bed and breakfast Dating back to the early 1900s, this two-story BB delivers a dose of small-town charm, complete with porch swings and free popcorn in the basement movie theater. 16022 S.E. River Road, Portland; 503.654.8813; www.sandesoftime.com Swedish Stuga A fairy-tale-like abode with Scandinavian-inspired ceilings, vintage claw-foot tubs and no television. Rhododendron (call for address); 503.421.3087; www.swedishstuga.com TRAVELPORTLAND.COM wagons, the center comes loaded with interactive displays, from learning how to pack a wagon for a 2,000-mile journey to churning butter. Tucked between the Willamette River and high-rising basalt bluffs, the compact downtown is easily explored on foot. Caufield House (723 Main St.; 503.305.8017), opened in 2009, has become a local hot spot for Portland Roasting coffee and fresh-baked pastries. Once you’ve fueled up, browse shops like You Can Leave Your Hat On (212 Seventh St.; 503.723.0395), where you’ll find all manner of hats and other accessories. A short stroll away, the historic Arch Bridge (Seventh Street/Highway 43) is well worth a visit. Built in 1922, the 850-foot span reopened in 2012 after an extensive two-year makeover, complete SWEDISH STUGA 51
  • 41. ARTS mount hood CASCADE HUTS’ BARLOW HUT gov), one of two active-duty Forest Service fire lookouts located on the flanks of Mount Hood. Available for rent in the fall and winter, the cabin, which sits atop a 40-foot tower, is accessed by a four-mile Classic lodges, fire lookouts and backcountry huts snowshoe, ski or snowmobile journey make a stay on Mount Hood unforgettable. through the Mt. Hood National Forest. The more remote Flag Point Lookout sits BY BRIAN BARKER atop a 5,650-foot pine-dotted butte and requires a challenging 11-mile trek. But rewards are great: ount Hood isn’t your Both cabins feature sweeping, average mountain. At 360-degree Cascade Range views. 11,249 feet, it’s the highest The latest DIY-lodge peak in Oregon, and experience on the mountain thought to be the second-most-climbed comes from Cascade Huts glaciated peak in the world, behind (www.cascadehuts.com). Opened Japan’s Mount Fuji. But you don’t need in 2009, these five rustic cabins crampons and ice axes for an epic Hood are accessible via self-guided experience. In fact, you don’t even need to backcountry excursions. The leave your room. Here’s a look at some of TIMBERLINE LODGE one-room huts sleep up to eight the mountain’s unique lodging options. and come stocked with propane Literally topping the list of spots to heater and stove, utensils, sleeping bags Hewn by hand with giant fir beams and rest your head on the mountain is the boulders sourced from the mountain, it’s a and pads, and, in summer, food and iconic Timberline Lodge (27500 E. drinking water. During summer and fall, grand example of Cascadian architecture Timberline Road, Government Camp; mountain bikers access the huts on threeand a National Historic Landmark, 503.272.3311; www.timberlinelodge.com), complete with soaring public spaces, rustic to six-day mountain bike tours via Forest 62 miles east of Portland and a lofty 6,000 Service roads (with plenty of singletrack ironwork, cozy nooks and fireplaces. feet up. Famously featured in the classic options). Come winter, hut-goers arrive There’s plenty more history — and film The Shining, Timberline dates back to adventure — on hand for visitors to Clear via ski or snowshoe treks of 2-12 miles to 1937, when the hotel was constructed as a enjoy snowbound solitude. Lake Cabin Lookout (www.recreation. Works Progress Administration project. TRAVELPORTLAND.COM M  52 For more information on Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory, visit www.mthoodterritory.com. P H O T O G R A P H A B O V E B Y P E T E R F R I C K - W R I G H T, B E L O W C O U R T E S Y T I M B E R L I N E L O D G E Alpine Abodes
  • 42. ARTS COLUMBIA THEATRE IN ST. HELENS Ver Vernonia Lake Now Showing Crown Zellerbach Trail TRAVELPORTLAND.COM bia um River Col Scappoose Bay Sauvie Island 0 0 10 miles 20 km Cozy inns, local legends and Hollywood romance take center stage on a weekend trip to St. Helens. BY BRIAN BARKER W  ith more than 60 miles of Columbia River shoreline, forested hills, uncongested blacktop roads and quiet bays, Columbia County, just 30 minutes northwest of Portland, has long been renowned among cyclists, birders, anglers and other nature lovers. But the county’s inviting small towns, like St. Helens, also have plenty to offer visitors who like to pair country-fresh air with plenty of creature comforts. 54 For more information on Columbia County, visit www.travelcolumbiacounty.com. P H OTO G R A P H A B O V E B Y M AT T H E W D ’ A N N U N Z I O , TO P R I G H T B Y K E N N E T H K O R B , F A R R I G H T C O U R T E S Y M A R I T I M E H E R I TA G E F E S T I V A L columbia county
  • 43. EAT Mark’s on the Channel Prolong your enjoyment of the great outdoors with dinner on the deck at It’s hard to imagine a more welcoming spot than the Nob Hill Riverview Bed and Breakfast (285 S. Second St., St. Helens; 503.396.5555; www.nobhillbb.com). Set atop a rocky bluff above the historic Olde Town St. Helens neighborhood, this large Craftsman-style home (once the residence of a prominent doctor) features three rooms, each with plush sitting areas, fireplaces and private bathrooms. From the expansive wraparound porch, take in the Columbia River and, on sunny days, an incredible view of Washington’s famed volcano, Mount St. Helens. The scenery — and the smell of homemade Dutch waffles and organic chicken sausage for breakfast — provides an enticing backdrop to contemplate the area’s historical significance: Legendary explorers Lewis and Clark camped here in 1805 as part of their journey to the Pacific Ocean (and on the way back in 1806). Today, locals are just as likely to regale you with tales of another notable keeps the joint rocking on summer weekends. (Closed in winter.) 34326 Johnsons Landing Road, Scappoose; 503.543.8765; www.marksonthe channel.com COLUMBIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE PLAY part of a separate town founded to service a railway, the buildings here pull in modern-day visitors with friendly boutiques and cafés like Houlton Bakery (2125 Columbia Blvd.; 503.366.2648; www.houltonbakery.com), where lunch offerings include homemade rolls, charcuterie, chilled pastas and local cheeses. Order up a cappuccino and peruse the bakery’s gallery-like walls, adorned with an ever-changing array of local artists’ works. Back in Olde Town, the Klondike (71 Cowlitz St.; 503.366.2634; www. klondikerestaurant.com) operates out of a turn-of-the-century hotel rich with folklore. Purportedly haunted by former residents, the window-lined booths and tables here are packed nightly for steaks, burgers, beer-battered fish and chips with fresh halibut and treats such as cakelike chocolate chip cookies served in an iron skillet. On Thursday nights from June to August, walk to nearby Columbia View Park (across from City Hall, 265 Strand St.) to dance off meals during 13 Nights on the River (www.13nightsontheriver.com), a popular outdoor concert series paried with a farmers’ market and river views. When the sun finally sets, a visit to St. Helens’s Historic Columbia Theatre (212 S. First St.; 503.397.9791; thecolumbiatheatre.com) provides a nostalgic way to cap the day. Opened in 1928, the lobby is filled with memorabilia from Hollywood’s Golden Age, including photos of MGM actors and an enormous 1930s carbon arc projector on display. The balconied 400-seat cinema is fully modernized, though, with high-definition digital projection, 3-D technology and the latest releases. When the curtain falls, don’t be surprised if the theatre, much like the town, leaves you wishing for an encore performance. Maritime Heritage Festival From July 26-28, 2013, this familyfriendly event will bring two WWII vessels to the docks of St. Helens, with demonstrations, tours and a water-skiing show. A Native American canoe journey on July 23 will feature 300 paddlers. www.maritimeheritagefestival.org fourth of july This free celebration offers oldfashioned family fun, with live music, a costumed dog parade and an iceat dusk. www.facebook.com (Search for “St Helens 4th of July”) Legendary explorers Lewis and Clark camped here in 1805 as part of their journey to the Pacific Ocean. Best western oak meadows inn This dog-friendly hotel sports an indoor pool and hot tub and serves a loaded breakfast buffet. 585 S. Columbia River Highway, St. Helens; 503.397.3000; www.bestwesternoregon.com america’s best value inn Affordable, family-friendly lodging near the Houlton District, Olde Town St. Helens and the waterfront. 535 S. Columbia River Highway, St. Helens; 503.397.1490; www.americasbestvalueinn.com TRAVELPORTLAND.COM STAY ë ë í ï Þ î í ì Þ ë ê é Þ á è Ú ç ï â Ý ë Ö í Ó î ä ï ã æ × å Ø ÷ Ò Ö ö Ó ä ß ã Ú Õ Ö Ô ß Ò Ö ä Ú ã õ Õ Ô Ò Ó Ö ô Ú ã ß â Ó Ü ó Ü ò Ü Ø Ô Ô á á Ó à ß ñ Ò Ò Û ð Þ Ñ Ò duo: Edward and Bella of Twilight fame. Portions of the smash-hit vampire saga were filmed in town in 2008. (According to local legend, actors Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson even rehearsed their lines on the porch of the Nob Hill BB.) Plenty more local history waits inside Olde Town’s collection of antique shops. At Grace’s Rivertown Antiques (315 Strand St.; 503.397.0798) Victorian-style chairs, ornate glassware and paintings fill a brick storefront. Funky thrift stores like Jilly’s (299 S. First St.; 503.397.4083) offer enough sequined evening gowns, feathery earrings and wigs, not to mention Twilight souvenirs, to deck out any costume party. Sights are equally colorful in St. Helens’s Houlton neighborhood. Once MARITIME HERITAGE FESTIVAL 55 Ý ê Ó ë Ü é Û é Ò Ö Ú Ù Ø Ò Ô Õ Ó × Ö Õ Ô Ô Ó Ò Ñ
  • 44. PAULÉE IN DUNDEE ARTS pauleerestaurant.com). Opened in 2012, the sleek steel, stone and glass-adorned eatery drew raves from the likes of Food and Wine and GQ. Under new chef Sean Temple, a veteran of Portland standouts like Paley’s Place, Paulée’s dishes range from delicate escargot to meaty buffalo tenderloin. Wine tasting is a great way to build an appetite for a gourmet picnic spread. At two-year-old Red Hills Market (155 S.W. Seventh St., Dundee; 971.832.8414; www.redhillsmarket.com) you can load up on local cheese, McMinnville’s Fino in Fondo salami and 30 different Oregon wines. Stick around for the excellent wood-fired pizza, outdoor bocce courts and some of Oregon’s other favorite beverage — microbrewed beer — served in handcrafted ceramic mugs. yamhill valley A fresh crop of tasting rooms and restaurants makes a trip to the Willamette Valley wine country a taster’s treat. BY KASEY CORDELL TRAVELPORTLAND.COM R  56 enowned for its worldclass Pinot noir grapes, the Willamette Valley boasts more than 250 wineries. Happily, many of the most celebrated spots are concentrated in Yamhill County, just 30-60 minutes south of Portland. With a slew of new hot spots, there’s never been a better time to come drink in the scene. Located in the Dundee Hills above Newberg, Alexana Winery (12001 N.E. Worden Hill Road, Newberg; 503.537.3100; www.alexanawinery.com), Thistle Wines (10555 N.E. Red Hills Road, Dundee; 503.200.4509; www.thistlewines.com) and Bella Vida Vineyard (9380 N.E. Worden Hill Road, Dundee; 503.538.9821; www. bellavida.com) all boast new tasting rooms with spacious, sunny decks and spectacular views. Play bocce at Bella Vida, sip a 92-point Pinot with the Jennison family at Thistle and go “green” at Alexana, where your vino is served inside a LEED Goldcertified tasting room. In downtown Newberg, Longplay Wine (215 E. First St.; 503.489.8466; www.longplaywine.com) has a spiffy tasting room that exudes a vintage-store ambiance, complete with Billie Holiday tunes crackling on a turntable. The wines feel like instant classics, too: Five of its 2008 and 2009 Pinots and Chardonnays earned 90 points or more from Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast. Just 15 miles away in McMinnville, Anthony Dell Cellars (250 Third St.; 503.910.8874; www.anthonydellcellars. com) has been producing wine since 2002, but just opened a tiny tasting room below the Third Street Flats (www. thirdstreetflats.com) last February. Inside, pair Pinots with handcrafted treats like habanero dark-chocolate truffles from Tamami Chocolates, which shares the space with the winery. (Tip: Book a stay at Third Street, and your visit comes with a complimentary Anthony Dell wine flight.) The most talked-about spot in the valley may be Paulée (1410 N. Highway 99W, Dundee; 503.538.7970; www. For more information on touring Oregon’s wine regions, visit www.oregonwine.com. EAT/STAY/PLAY Recipe Dishes inside this restored Newberg Victorian home feature produce grown in the restaurant’s own garden, just a few minutes away, Not to be missed: the burrata, with homemade mozzarella and a mascarpone-like creamy middle. 115 N.Washington St., Newberg; 503.487.6853; www.recipenewbergor.com Allison inn spa At this wine country standout restaurant, full spa and spacious rooms create a Tokyo-meets-wilderness lodge aesthetic. 2525 Allison Lane, Newberg; 503.554.2525; www.theallisoninn.com Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum The Evergreen museum, home to Howard Hughes’s legendary Spruce Goose (the largest wooden airplane ever built), has long been a popular spot for aeronautics buffs. But the debut of its Wings and Waves WINGS AND WAVES Waterpark in WATERPARK 2011, complete with a wave pool and full-size 747 airliner, made it a runaway hit for families. 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville; 503.434.4006; www.evergreenmuseum.org P H OTO G R A P H A B OV E B Y J O H N VA L L S , B E L OW C O U R T E S Y W I N G S A N D W A V E S W AT E R PA R K New Vintages
  • 45. ARTS CANNON BEACH’S HAYSTACK ROCK Beach Fronts Life’s a beach in the welcoming towns of Cannon Beach and Seaside. BY EMILY HUTTO TRAVELPORTLAND.COM T  58 SEASIDE PROMENADE here’s no sea breeze in Portland, but with two popular beach towns just 90 minutes away, it’s easy to land a trip to the Pacific Ocean during a visit to the Rose City. Travel west on U.S. 26, through the lush Coast Range mountains to connect with U.S. 101. Head south a few miles to Cannon Beach, an artsy coastal village, or venture north to explore the old-school boardwalk offerings of Seaside. No matter which you choose, you’ll find stunning seascapes and welcoming vibes. CANNON BEACH This scenic town claims two coastal landmarks: Ecola State Park and Haystack Rock. Named for a native word for “whale,” Ecola State Park’s stretches of rugged, forested headlands offer outstanding hiking and quick access to cliff-framed Indian Beach. Just to the south, iconic Haystack Rock rises 235 feet above a long, sandy beach and some of the best tide pools on the coast. The lively midtown area of Cannon Beach is home to a vibrant arts scene. The dozen or so galleries include the Cannon Beach Gallery (1064 S. Hemlock St.; 503.436.0744; www.cannonbeacharts. org), with monthly rotating exhibits, and the DragonFire Studio and Gallery (123 S. Hemlock St.; 503.436.1533; www. dragonfirestudio.com), which offers seasonal workshops. For a java break, stop into Sleepy Monk Coffee Roasters (1235 S. Hemlock St.; For more information on the Oregon Coast, visit www.visittheoregoncoast.com. 503.436.2796; www.sleepymonkcoffee. com) for locally roasted, organic pours and house-made scones and muffins. (At night the café becomes an Irish restaurant.) Cap a day with a meal at Bill’s Tavern and Brewhouse (188 N. Hemlock St.; 503.436.2202; www. billstavernandbrewhouse.com), a favorite for its seafood-centric pub grub and house microbrews, like the award-winning Duck Dive Pale Ale. SEASIDE Seaside has been a destination for families since the turn of the 20th century, thanks to beloved attractions like the Promenade, a 1.5-mile, lamppost-lined walkway built in 1920. To see the strip in style, rent cruiser beach bikes from Prom Bike Hobby Shop (622 12th Ave.; 503.738.8251; www.prombikeshop.com). Just off the Promenade, the landmark Seaside Aquarium (200 N. Promenade; 503.738.6211; www.seasideaquarium.com) is the one of oldest on the West Coast, dating to 1937. Inside, kids (and kids at heart) delight in feeding the resident seals or exploring the “touch tanks” with their dozens of colorful sea creatures. Don’t miss a whirl on the beloved Seaside Carousel (300 Broadway; 503.738.6728; www.seasidecarouselmall. com), which features 24 ornate carousel animals, all based on figures at San Francisco’s American Carousel Museum. P H OTO G R A P H A B OV E B Y S H U T T E R S TO C K / N . L U X , B E L OW B Y S T E V E E S T VA N I K oregon coast
  • 46. plan your portland art tour in alliance with museums, academic + nonprofit galleries 5 miles N 26 15 1 Augen Gallery 716 NW Davis Street 503-546-5056 817 SW 2nd Avenue 503-224-8182 augengallery.com 10 miles 99E 84 12 enlarged area 99E 43 22 5 5 14 6 miles 405 5 miles to airport 5 2 Blackfish Gallery 420 NW 9th Avenue 503-224-2634 blackfish.com G R E AT E R PORTLAND AREA 26 5 miles 217 17 3 Bullseye Gallery 300 NW 13th Avenue 503-227-0222 bullseyegallery.com 12t N E 12t h 11t N E 11t h N 19 E N E 10 t h 99E SE 3rd Conve ntion Center 5 Charles A. Hartman Fine Art 134 NW 8th Avenue 503-287-3886 hartmanfineart.net SE G R A N D SE MA R T I N LU T HER KI N G SE MA R KE T SE C L AY SE MA DISON SE HAW T HOR NE SE MA IN SE TAYLOR SE SA L MON SE B E L MON T SE YA MHI L L SE OA K SE STA R K SE A SH SE PI N E N E 6t h SE A NK EN Y E B U R NSI DE Y N E 7t h SE A L DER D SE WA SHI NG TON N N E 8t h SE MOR R I SON SA N E 9t h 84 4 Butters Gallery Ltd 520 NW Davis Street 503-248-9378 buttersgallery.com 6 Elizabeth Leach Gallery 417 NW 9th Avenue 503-224-0521 elizabethleach.com SE 2nd SE WAT ER ge rne Haw PA ON WA 9 PDX Contemporary Art 925 NW Flanders Street 503-222-0063 pdxcontemporaryart.com Y T RKE MA SW NW 10 th 20 N W 11 t h NW 12th 16 11 21 3 NW 13th NW 14th Po r tland State University 405 SW SW SW NW 19th NW EVERETT NW FL A N D E RS NW GLISAN NW HOY T NW I RVING NW JOHNSON NW LOVEJOY NW KEARNEY NW MARSHALL NW NORTHRUP SW NW 20t h NW 21st J e l d - We n Fie ld NW 23rd 14 Disjecta Contemporary Art Center 8371 N Interstate Avenue 503-286-9449 disjecta.org 15 Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery Reed College 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd 503-777-7251 reed.edu/gallery 16 Feldman Gallery + Project Space Pacific Northwest College of Art 1241 NW Johnson Street 503-226-4391 pnca.edu 17 Hoffman Gallery Oregon College of Art and Craft 8245 SW Barnes Road 503-297-5544 ocac.edu 18 Museum of Contemporary Craft in partnership with PNCA 724 NW Davis Street 503-223-2654 museumofcontemporarycraft.org 19 Newspace Center 10 Quintana Galleries 124 NW 9th Avenue 503-223-1729 quintanagalleries.com for Photography 20 Portland Institute for 1632 SE 10th Avenue 503-963-1935 newspacephoto.org Contemporary Art (PICA) 415 SW 10th Avenue, Suite 300 503-242-1419 pica.org 21 Portland Art Museum 1219 SW Park Avenue 503-226-2811 portlandartmuseum.org 22 Ronna and Eric Hoffman 15 t h Gallery of Contemporary Art 16 t h Lewis Clark College 0615 SW Palantine Hill Road 503-768-7687 lclark.edu/hoffman_gallery 17 t h 18 th 26 6 Streetcar MA X lightrail 8 13 Blue Sky Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts 122 NW 8th Avenue 503-225-0210 blueskygallery.org 11 Waterstone Gallery 424 NW 12th Avenue 503-226-6196 waterstonegallery.com BIA UM Y CO L SW 10 CLA ON DIS FER MA JEF SW SO N N MO IN SAL SW MA L HIL LO R YA M T AY ER RRI MO ALD AY RK 1 SW DW SON NGT RK SHI WA S TA OA SW BR I TO SW 2 6 9 6th SW NA SW NW PA RK 5th tho Mo NW 8th 4th SW 7 1 5 13 18 SW SW d SW NW BROADW AY SW 2n 3rd SW 4 SW SW SW W BURNSIDE NW DAVIS NW COUCH SW 1s t SW SW 8 The Laura Russo Gallery 805 NW 21st Avenue 503-226-2754 laurarusso.com B r id on R I V E R r r is lB ee St ge B r id N ge rid W I L L A M E T T E 23 NW 9th 7 Froelick Gallery 714 NW Davis Street 503-222-1142 froelickgaller y.com 5 Burnside Bridge R ose G a rde n Arena 12 The Art Gym Marylhurst University 17600 Pacific Highway 503-699-6243 marylhurst.edu/theartgym 23 White Box University of Oregon in Portland 24 NW 1st Avenue 503-412-3689 whitebox.uoregon.edu
  • 47. ARTS Time After Time t’s not just Portland’s foodie culture that’s caught the attention of The New York Times lately. The Big Apple’s official paper of record recently singled out Portland’s Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) (Sept. 12-25, 2013; www.pica.org/tba) as “the best contemporary summer festival in the country.” Modeled on Euro and Aussie blowouts in places like Edinburgh and Adelaide, TBA is orchestrated by the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (www.pica.org) and unites artists and performers from around the world for two weeks of performances, events and festivities. Some 25,000 attendees turn out for the action, which can be found everywhere from tony concert halls to street corners. Workshops and talks keep the arts going almost nonstop, effectively obliterating barriers between artist and audience and between performance and everyday life. TBA’s 10th anniversary in 2012 featured high-profile tickets like Laurie Anderson’s acclaimed solo story, a documentary on designer R. Buckminster Fuller live-scored by the legendary indie band Yo La Tengo, and plenty of edgy offerings like pop music anti-icon Christeene, a self-described “drag terrorist.” With so much art to chew on, naturally, festivalgoers get hungry. Luckily, PICA’s Works Biergarten offers up foodie favorites like Boke Bowl and Grüner, making for one of the most artistic — and delicious — scenes in the country. I CIRCO ZERO AT TBA 2012 TRAVELPORTLAND.COM P H OTO G R A P H C O U R T E S Y P O R T L A N D I N S T I T U T E F O R C O N T E M P O R A RY A R T The Time-Based Art Festival shatters barriers between artist and audience. BY ERIC GOLD 61
  • 48. 5 ARTS TO TRY Local performing arts companies bring innovation to the stage each season. Oregon Symphony The West’s oldest symphony (est. 1896) presents classical and pops programs featuring noted international artists. Season: Sept. – May. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway; 503.228.4294; www.orsymphony.org Oregon Ballet Theatre The celebrated company performs classics and original works as well as collaborations with the country’s edgiest choreographers. Season: Oct. – April. Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St.; 503.222.5538; www.obt.org LAST THURSDAY ON ALBERTA Artistic Evenings Monthly events offer a street-level view of local artists and galleries. BY ERIC GOLD ¥ ! ¥ ¥ ¨ ¡ © ¤ ý ú ! þ ÿ 0 ù ý ) ¦ ú ¡ ü ¦ ý û ù ý ¡ ( ü û ù ú ¡ ý ' ¦ © ú £ £ % £ ÿ û û ¨ ¨ ú § ¦ $ ù ¢ ù # ¥ ø ¤ ù £ ú ¢ ù ý Artists Repertory Theatre Portland’s longest-running professional theater company offers provocative contemporary and classic plays on two intimate stages. Season: Aug. – May. 1515 S.W. Morrison St.; 503.241.1278; www. artistsrep.org — Kate Loftesness Portland Center Stage Ten acclaimed musicals, comedies, classics and world premieres are presented each year in two theaters inside the historic building. The free JAW Festival (July 15-29, 2013) features new works. Season: Sept. – June. Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 N.W. 11th Ave.; 503.445.3700; www.pcs.org P H OTO G R A P H B Y E M A N U E L E N A R D O N I P ¡   ÿ ù û ü ú þ ý ü û û ú ù ø 62 the art openings at spaces like the Guardino ortland’s art scene has so much going Gallery (2939 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.281.9048; on, it merits at least four regular www.guradinogallery.com) set the scene for a celebrations, held in different creative boisterous street fair that attracts independent neighborhoods around town. artists and performers, from local bands to First Thursday (www.padaoregon.org), in troupes of acrobats. Held year-round, the event the Pearl District and downtown, has been is biggest from May through September, when going strong since 1986. On the first Thursday the street is closed to traffic of each month, galleries and during the festivities. businesses, including the A boisterous First Friday (www.first Pacific Northwest College street fair fridayguide.com), hosted of Art (1241 N.W. Johnson by inner eastside galleries, St.; 503.226.4391; www.pnca. attracts studios and alternative art edu) and the Museum of independent spaces, brings visitors up close Contemporary Craft (724 N.W. artists and with working artists in this Davis St.; 503.223.2654; www. performers. burgeoning district. ADX (417 museumofcontemporarycraft. S.E. 11th Ave.; 503.915.4342; org), debut new exhibitions, www.adxportland.com), a shared workshop stay open late and throw a soiree, complete for everything from metal to textiles, is a good with free wine and snacks and great peopleplace to begin a tour. watching. Of course, it’s also serious business The newest monthly happening, also found for local galleries like the Elizabeth Leach in the city’s central eastside, is Hump Day Gallery (417 N.W. Ninth Ave.; 503.224.0521; (www.humpdaypdx.com), which features www.elizabethleach.com), one of the dozens of artists and musicians along with celebration’s pioneers. food vendors and a beer garden on the second During Northeast Alberta Street’s Last Wednesday of each month. Thursday (www.lastthursdayonalberta.com), TRAVELPORTLAND.COM Portland Opera This anything-but-stuffy company produces a range of compelling works, including 2013-14 highlights Salome and Pirates of Penzance. Season: Sept. – April. Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St.; 503.241.1407; www.portlandopera.org
  • 49. MUSEUMS PORTLAND ART MUSEUM 1219 S.W. Park Ave. 503.226.2811 www.portlandart museum.org Founded in 1892, the museum is renonwed for its vast collection of Northwest and Native American art, and hosts frequent special exhibitions. Closed Mondays and major holidays; admission charged. OREGON HISTORY MUSEUM 3229 N.W. Pittock Dr. 503.823.3623 www.pittockmansion.org This 1914 mansion on 46 acres near Forest Park has a stunning view of the city and mountains, unique architecture and period furnishings. See website for hours; admission charged. OREGON JEWISH MUSEUM 1943 N.W. Kearney St. 503.226.3600 www.ojm.org The only Jewish Northwest maintains a collection of original art and historical documents. Open Tuesday-Sunday, see website for hours; admission charged. FERTILE GROUND January 2014 www.fertileground pdx.org This 10-day, citywide arts festival showcases new plays, installations and developing works, all from local artists. CHAMBER MUSIC NORTHWEST June 24 - July 28, 2013 www.cmnw.org The West Coast’s leading presenter of chamber music concerts featuring internationally acclaimed performers in intimate venues. For more events, see p.18. PUBLIC ART TREK IN THE PARK Aug. 3-25, 2013 www.atomic-arts.org Five years of open-air stagings of iconic Star Trek episodes concludes with “The Trouble with Tribbles” in North Portland’s Cathedral Park. Performances every weekend in August; see website for details. ART IN THE PEARL Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, 2013 www.artinthepearl.com More than 100 artists offer up diverse creations in the Pearl District’s North Park Blocks over Labor Day Weekend. OREGON HISTORY MUSEUM WORDSTOCK Oct. 3-6, 2013 www.wordstock festival.com This literary festival features readings by dozens of local and national writers, plus author-led writing workshops and a bustling book fair. PORTLAND OPEN STUDIOS October 2013 www.portlandopen studios.com Over two weekends in October, visitors are invited into artists’ studios to meet and observe working sculptors, painters and more. Navigate the 100+ pieces of public art in Portland’s central city with the free Public Art PDX app, grab a printed guide available at the Visitor Information Center in Pioneer Courthouse Square or explore online at www.racc.org. Save on the arts with the Portland Attractions Pass or by booking the Portland Perks hotel package, both available only at www. travelportland.com. TRAVELPORTLAND.COM 1200 S.W. Park Ave. 503.222.1741 www.ohs.org Oregon’s history lives on through permanent and traveling exhibits, including troves of artifacts. Open daily until 5 p.m.; admission charged. PITTOCK MANSION FESTIVALS ARTS ARTS RESOURCES EXPLORE YOUR ART 20 Special Exhibitions a Year and 50,000 Permanent Collection Objects American · Asian · European · Modern Contemporary · Native American · Northwest Art · Photography · Graphic Arts portlandartmuseum.org 63
  • 50. SHOPPING SHOPPING Vintage Advantage Old-school cool comes easy in Portland, thanks to a red-hot selection of retro apparel. BY EDEN DAWN hat fashion statement do True Blood actress Kristin Bauer, White House Chief of Protocol Capricia Penavic Marshall and Grammywinner Adele have in common? All are fans of the stunning vintage dresses that are up for grabs here in Portland. And why not? Portland boasts nearly 50 vintage shops, offering up meticulously curated — and constantly updated — collections of costume jewelry, traditionally tailored suits and, of course, racks upon racks of dresses that span the decades — a bounty that has fashion-savvy visitors stuffing their suitcases to the weight limit with our secondhand goodies. “The Portland vintage scene is thriving,” says Liz Gross, owner of Xtabay (2515 S.E. Clinton St.; 503.230.2899; www.xtabayvintage.com), one of the town’s hottest resale boutiques. “And people from all over the world seem to know about it.” (In fact, Xtabay has outfitted Bauer and Marshall for high-profile events, along with still more celebrities like Carrie Brownstein from Portlandia.) Gross, who started her fancy frock shop in 2001, credits Portland’s reasonable rents and abundance of estate sales and thrift shops for creating the buzz. So what’s the key to scoring big on your own time-travel shopping trip? Gross advises going slowly and enjoying the thrill of the hunt — and having “a hell of a lot of tenacity.” Knowing where to go helps, too. See the next page for five shops that are sure to leave with you with a case of vintage fever from head to toe. TRAVELPORTLAND.COM P H OTO G R A P H B Y M AT T H E W D ’ A N N U N Z I O W VINTAGE SHOPPING AT XTABAY 65
  • 51. 5 SHOPPING TO TRY Vintage shops add timeless style all around town. Avalon The large collection of slick suits, dapper hats, watches, cuff links and tie bars makes Avalon the ideal destination for dudes looking to get their Frank of options, too. 410 S.W. Oak St.; 503.224.7156; no website Gilt With dozens of unique vintage diamond rings, costume jewelry and Bakelite bangles, Gilt is a go-to spot for the about-tobe-engaged or anyone desiring the title of “Best Gift-Giver Ever.” 720 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 503.226.0629; www.giltjewelry.com PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET Animal Traffic Portlanders covet old-school Pendleton pieces. Luckily, Weekend Wares vendors. Top finds include vintage buttons ombining the vibes of an arts show, and jewelry from My Favorite Button (www. a live street concert and an open-air myfavoritebutton.com), silverware art by bazaar, the Portland Saturday Market Spoonman Creations (www.spoonman.com) (28 S.W. Naito Parkway; 503.222.6072, and bike-themed jewelry from weekends: 503.241.4188; www. Velo Gioielli (www.etsy.com/ portlandsaturdaymarket.com) On Saturday shop/velogioielli), as well as has been a beloved Rose City (and Sunday), locally themed apparel, ceramics, tradition since 1974. In fact, shop handhome décor and photography. the market is considered the With such a variety of goods, largest continually operating crafted wares the Saturday Market is naturally arts-and-crafts fair in the United from more a great place to score gifts and States, drawing up to 750,000 than 250 souvenirs most any time of year, visitors during its annual Marchvendors. but for holiday shoppers (and December season. procrastinators!) the market On any given Saturday — and holds another favorite local tradition: the Sunday — shoppers can tap their heels to Festival of the Last Minute, a weeklong bluegrass pickers and jazz musicians and version of the market that runs through sample ethnic eats like falafel or kielbasa Christmas Eve. while browsing wares from more than 250 Y a D ` Y X D W V U D G T @ S a H C W 6 Y 3 ` P a I R 7 Q 8 i 2 6 h 3 P E I @ 5 6 4 E 2 6 P @ I g 5 4 2 3 6 f @ I E H 3 B e B d B 8 4 4 G G 3 F E c 2 2 A b D 1 2 C V 3 W B U A U 2 6 @ Crossroads Music Revamp your record collection (or create one) with a visit to this Southeast landmark. The 20-year-old shop boasts 35 vendors selling every musical genre under the sun. 3130 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.232.1767; www.xro.com — Eden Dawn P H OTO G R A P H A B OV E B Y J A M E S B E L L , R I G H T B Y TO R S T E N K J E L L S T R A N D A N D T R AV E L P O R T L A N D C Hollywood Vintage Scope out the ultimate geekchic accessory — eyeglasses — among more than 1,000 pieces of clothes and accessories from the 1920s to now. 2757 N.E. ; www. hollywoodvintage.com W 9 8 2 4 5 3 7 6 5 4 4 3 2 1 66 The Portland Saturday Market offers an artistic treat for the senses. BY KATE LOFTESNESS W TRAVELPORTLAND.COM entire rack to the wool purveyor’s duds for both ladies and gents. Two locations: 429 S.W. 10th Ave., 503.241.5427; 4000 N. Mississippi Ave., 503.249.4000; www.
  • 52. SHOPPING RESOURCES Ar t i s t s create Adventure PEARL DISTRICT www.explorethe pearl.com The Pearl is renowned for national and international shops (Jonathan Adler, Diesel, REI) as well as homegrown favorites like the iconic Powell’s City of Books, fashionforward boutiques, interior design shops and art galleries. See p. 35. NORTHWEST www.nobhillbiz.com The centerpieces of this Victorian-lined residential area (also known as Nob Hill) are vibrant Northwest 23rd and 21st avenues, packed with whimsical boutiques, national retailers and restaurants with sidewalk seating ideal for people-watching. See p. 37. SHOPPING DOWNTOWN www.downtown portland.org Portland’s retail core boasts a wide array of shopping options, from department stores such as Nordstrom, Macy’s and Mario’s and major international retailers like Pioneer Place mall’s Tory Burch, Louis Vuitton, HM and Apple, to the West End’s boutiques and specialty shops. See p. 34. LLOYD CENTER 220 Lloyd Center 503.528.8515 www.lloydcenter.com Just across the Willamette River from downtown and blocks from the convention center, Oregon’s largest shopping center houses 200 stores, an 18-screen movie house and an indoor ice rink. ONLY-IN-PORTLAND GIFTS MADE IN OREGON Pioneer Place, Lloyd Center, PDX International Airport www.madeinoregon.com Look no further for gifts made, caught or grown in Oregon. Souvenir options range from Willamette Valley wines to Pendleton shirts and more. March thru Christmas Eve Saturdays Sundays 10 - 5 11 - 4:30 PortlandSaturdayMarket.com CRAFTY WONDERLAND 808 S.W. 10th Ave. 503.224.9097 www.crafty wonderland.com Crafty Wonderland sells charming, handmade arts and crafts from a selection of more than 175 talented local vendors. TENDER LOVING EMPIRE 412 S.W. 10th Ave. 503.243.5859 www.tenderloving empire.com This uniquely Portland shop is a record label, screen-printing studio, art gallery and retail store offering handmade local gifts from the city’s thriving DIY scene. Oregon premier destination resort willamette valley wine country CRAFTY WONDERLAND TRAVELPORTLAND.COM SHOPPING DESTINATIONS 35 hillside acres, 85 luxury accommodations, jory restaurant bar, allison spa with swimming pool fitness studio conference catering facilities, gardens 2525 allison lane, newberg, oregon 97132 p 503.554.2525 p 877.294.2525 w theallison.com 67
  • 53. OUTDOORS Spring Break Biking the Springwater Corridor is a natural way to see Portland’s wild side. BY BRIAN BARKER uilt along a former railway line on the east side of the Willamette River, the Springwater Corridor has helped Portlanders get moving since 1903. Today, with the engines and passenger cars long gone, it’s cyclists and joggers who flock to this 21-mile-long paved multiuse path. Pedaling south from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry you’ll find the retro Oaks Amusement Park and its wilder neighbor, Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge (S.E. Seventh Avenue and Sellwood Boulevard; www.portlandparks.org). Once slated for industrial development, the 142-acre park became Portland’s first official urban wildlife refuge in 1988. Scores of birds, including the city’s iconic blue heron, flock here, along with more reclusive critters like coyotes and black-tailed deer. A two-mile system of trails provides easy access for excellent river views. Just east of Portland’s Sellwood neighborhood, the trail continues through Tideman Johnson Natural Area (S.E. 37th Avenue and Tenino Street), a six-acre park that sits in the floodplain of nearby Johnson Creek and is equipped with a fish ladder to accommodate native salmon. About a mile east Leach Botanical Garden (just south of S.E. Foster Road on 122nd Avenue) occupies a lush canyon cut by gurgling Johnson Creek. The garden dazzles with more than 1,500 varieties of wildflowers and exotic plants. And don’t miss the mossy cobblestone cabin and outdoor hearth. Nearby Powell Butte Park (16160 S.E. Powell Blvd.) makes a worthy destination. Along with some of the city’s best stretches of singletrack trails, you can expect dense forests, a newly opened interpretative center and inspiring vistas. Climbing to 627 feet, the volcanic butte boasts wildflowerfilled meadows, an orchard and Mount Hood views. THE SPRINGWATER CORRIDOR ALONG THE WILLAMETTE RIVER TRAVELPORTLAND.COM P H OTO G R A P H B Y B R U C E F O R S T E R B 69
  • 54. 5 OUTDOORS TO TRY Naturally, this green city is home to many a park and garden. INTERNATIONAL ROSE TEST GARDEN operated public rose test garden in the United States boasts more than 8,000 roses and spectacular views of the skyline and Mount Hood. Peak blooms occur May – Sept. 400 S.W. Kingston Ave. (in Washington Park); 503.823.3636; www. portlandparks.org PORTLAND JAPANESE GARDEN Perched above the Rose Garden in Washington Park, this has been called one of the most authentic gardens of its kind outside of Japan. Intimate walkways and meandering TRAVELPORTLAND.COM gardens. 611 S.W. Kingston Ave.; 503.223.1321; www.japanesegarden.com LAURELHURST PARK This eastside park, near the Hawthorne and Belmont districts, offers the perfect setting for a summer picnic or a pickup basketball game. S.E. 39th Avenue and Stark Street; 503.823.7529; www.portlandparks.org COUNCIL CREST From Portland’s highest point, 70 snowy volcanoes, as well as downtown Portland. At the end of S.W. Council Crest Drive; 503.823.7529; www.portlandparks.org — Brian Barker MT. TABOR PARK Step to It Skip the StairMaster and excercise like a local on Portland’s public staircases. BY BRIAN BARKER MT. TABOR PARK Portland’s most popular staircase climb International Airport also entertains ascenders ascends the flanks of a 630-foot extinct volcano with a steady stream of takeoffs and landings. set beneath a canopy of towering Douglas firs. Access: N.E. Rocky Butte Road. The calf-chiseling 282 steps here provide not WASHINGTON PARK only a killer workout but killer Not far from the shops of views as well — reach the top and The 282 calfNorthwest 23rd Avenue, walkers you’ll score incredible panoramas chiseling steps can climb 280 steps through of downtown’s skyline, the West here provide lush Washington Park. The hilly Hills and, to the southeast, Mount Hood. Access: S.E. 69th Ave. and not only a killer terrain here brims with sword ferns and mossy firs, making Yamhill St. workout but for a quick nature escape. The killer views Coming of the White Man, a ROCKY BUTTE as well. century-old, off-the-beaten-path (JOSEPH WOOD HILL PARK) statue, marks the turnaround Yet another one of Portland’s point. Access: W. Burnside St. and Sterns Drive. dormant volcanic cinder cones, this 571-foot rise features a 72-step staircase at its top, Find information about these and other leading to a castle-like observation post with staircases in The Portland Stairs Book by Laura 360-degree views of Portland, the Cascades and O. Foster and at www.communitywalk.com. the Columbia River Gorge. The nearby Portland P H OTO G R A P H B Y T H O M A S C O B B WATERFRONT PARK Take a jog, bike ride or stroll in this downtown riverfront park, which connects to the Eastbank Esplanade via the Hawthorne and Steel Bridges. Bordering Naito Parkway and the Willamette River; 503.823.7529; www.portlandparks.org
  • 55. OUTDOORS RESOURCES BIKE RENTALS FOREST PARK N.W. 29th Ave. Upshur St. 503.823.7529 www.portlandparks.org Explore 70 miles of trails in this eightmile-long “forest in the city,” including the popular and easily accessible Wildwood Trail. WATERFRONT BICYCLES 10 S.W. Ash St. 503.227.1719 The city’s largest bicycle rental shop offers a wide range of children’s and adults’ bikes and trailers. THE INTERTWINE www.theintertwine.org A comprehensive online resource that provides information about more of the region’s parks, trails and outdoor adventures. COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE One hour east of Portland on I-84 www.crgva.org Hikes here offer breathtaking views of waterfalls, mountains and the Columbia River Gorge itself. See p. 48. BIKE GALLERY 1001 S.W. 10th Ave. 503.222.3821 www.bikegallery.com Neighborhood store offers bikes, clothing, accessories and rentals for all cyclists. KAYAKING RAFTING ALDER CREEK KAYAK, CANOE, RAFT SUP 1515 S.E.Water Ave. 503.285.1819 www.aldercreek.com This shop offers rentals as well as guided trips and classes on local rivers, including the Willamette, just steps from its front door. PORTLAND KAYAK COMPANY 6600 S.W. Macadam Ave. 503.459.4050 www.portlandkayak.com This shop near the river offers rentals, kayaks, canoes, gear, kayak trips and classes. CLACKAMAS RIVER One hour southeast of Portland www.mthood territory.com One of the state’s most beloved rafting and kayaking runs, ranked Class III/IV+ provides a fun ride for old hands and beginners alike. PUMPKIN RIDGE GOLF CLUB 12930 N.W. Old Pumpkin Ridge Rd., North Plains 503.647.4747 www.pumpkinridge.com On farmland northwest of Portland, two championship courses offer stunning landscapes and a pure golf experience. HERON LAKES GOLF CLUB 3500 N. Victory Blvd. 503.289.1818 www.heronlakesgolf.com Ranked among the nation’s best public courses, these links offer varying degrees namesake lakes and blue herons. EASTMORELAND GOLF COURSE 2425 S.E. Bybee Blvd. 503.775.2900 www.eastmoreland golfcourse.com The closest course to downtown offers complete facilities amidst the beauty of Crystal Springs Lake and Rhododendron Garden. GOLF SKIING MULTNOMAH FALLS IN THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE THE RESERVE VINEYARDS GOLF CLUB 4805 S.W. 229th Ave., Aloha 503.649.8191 www.reservegolf.com The Reserve’s two 18-hole championship courses, designed by award-winning architects, are some of the Northwest’s most beautiful. Located 25 minutes southwest of Portland. Mount HOOD 90 minutes southeast of Portland on Hwy. 26 www.mthood territory.com Oregon’s tallest peak a one-million-acre national forest full of pristine lakes and trails, and the historic Timberline Lodge. Ski Bowl offers the most night-skiing terrain in the U.S., Timberline is the home of North America’s longest ski season and Mt. Hood Meadows’ varied terrain includes the mountain’s most advanced runs. TRAVELPORTLAND.COM HOYT ARBORETUM 4000 S.W. Fairview Blvd. 503.865.8733 www.hoytarboretum.org This serene 187acre living museum contains the largest group of distinct species of any arboretum in the U.S., accessible via more than 12 miles of trails. PEDAL BIKE TOURS 133 S.W. Second Ave. 503.877.2453 www.pedalbiketours.com Turn to this company for themed tours (downtown, breweries, food carts) or to rent bikes. eNRG KAYAKING 1701 Clackamette Dr., Oregon City 503.772.1122 www.enrgkayaking.com Take a guided tour of the second-largest waterfall by volume in the U.S. — by kayak. Paddle through natural beauty and industry, culminating in spectacular views of Willamette Falls. OUTDOORS HIKING RUNNING CHAIRLIFTS ON MOUNT HOOD 71
  • 56. FAMILY Isle of Smiles Berries and merry times sprout from Sauvie Island’s rich soil. BY BRIAN BARKER atural playgrounds don’t come much bigger than Sauvie Island (www.sauvieisland.org) — at 24,000 acres, the Manhattan-size isle sits at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers just 10 miles northwest of downtown Portland. And from one end to the other, families can find an entire day’s worth of adventures. For a quick nature excursion, take the Wapato Access Greenway State Park Trail, an easy two-mile loop that tours a seasonal lake. Among mammoth bigleaf maples and Douglas firs you’re likely to spot at least half a dozen kinds of birds, including bald eagles. At the northeast end of the island, the seven-mile round-trip Warrior Rock Lighthouse Trail leads to a sandy beach with views of Oregon’s smallest lighthouse. Getting lost is just part of the fun at the Pumpkin Patch (16511 N.W. Gillihan Road; 503.621.3874; www.thepumpkinpatch.com). Open from June through the first week of November, the farm boasts two of the area’s largest corn mazes, including a “haunted” maze each fall, while a barnyard petting zoo and fields of U-pick berries make for sweet memories. No island visit is complete without a trip to Kruger’s Farm Market (17100 N.W. Sauvie Island Road; 503.621.3489; www.krugersfarm.com), which hosts a weekly summer concert series, a fall harvest party and free hayrides into the pumpkin fields. Adults have plenty of reason to cheer, too: On weekends, the Captured by Porches beer bus serves up fresh microbrews. P H OTO G R A P H B Y T H O M A S C O B B KRUGER’S FARM SUMMER CONCERTS TRAVELPORTLAND.COM N 73
  • 57. 5 FAMILY TO TRY With these familyfriendly destinations, getting there is part of the fun. OREGON ZOO Arrive via Portland’s MAX light rail, which stops 260 feet under the zoo entrance in Washington Park. Above ground, meet Lily, the Asian elephant born in 2012, and ride the Zoo Railway. 4001 S.W. Canyon Road; 503.226.1561; www.oregonzoo.org PORTLAND CHILDREN’S MUSEUM Just steps from the zoo, this dazzling den of activities includes a clay-sculpting studio, a play grocery and a theater full of costumes. 4015 S.W. Canyon Road; 503.223.6500; www.portlandcm.org WORLD FORESTRY CENTER Climb aboard a canopy lift ride, or take the plunge in a virtual smokejumper exhibit inside this museum dedicated to all things trees. 4033 S.W. Canyon Road; 503.228.1367; www.world forestry.org OMSI The Science of Fun OMG — OMSI is the coolest museum in town. BY MARGARET SEILER Y a D ` Y X D W V U D G T @ S a H C W 6 Y 3 ` P a I R 7 Q 8 i 2 6 h 3 P E I @ 5 6 4 E 2 6 P @ I g 5 4 2 3 6 f @ I E H 3 B e B d B 8 4 4 G G 3 F E c 2 2 A b D 1 2 C V 3 W B U A U 2 OAKS PARK This century-old amusement park offers thrill rides, a roller rink and miniature golf just off the Springwater Corridor, a trail popular with walkers, cyclists and bird-watchers. 7805 S.E. Oaks Park Way; 503.233.5777; www.oakspark.com — Margaret Seiler P H OTO G R A P H B Y A M Y O U E L L E T T E W W 6 @ 9 8 2 4 5 3 7 6 5 4 4 3 2 1 74 storms form on a giant globe. The hands-on ith a planetarium, an Omnimax Science Playground is designed for kids 6 and theater, a retired navy submarine under and, thankfully, the splash area has (the USS Blueback is docked in adult-size waterproof aprons in case Mom and the river right outside), traveling Dad want to get in on the exhibits from MythBusters to fun without getting soaked. Mummies of the World (June Its core fan base is (Leave some room for the – Sept. 2013) and “After Dark” still the half-pints, little ones, please!) events that pair science talk who can feel an Just across the river with beer and wine for the 21-and-over set, the Oregon earthquake and learn from downtown, OMSI keeps getting easier to get Museum of Science and about physics in to. A wide sidewalk and Industry (1945 S.E Water Turbine Hall. well-marked pedestrian/ Ave.; 800.955.6674; www.omsi. bike lanes make the edu) has lures for all ages. Hawthorne Bridge an easy stroll and, as of But its core fan base is still the half-pints, 2012, the Portland Streetcar’s Central Loop who can feel an earthquake and learn about drops passengers a short walk from the physics in Turbine Hall, conduct their own museum’s front door. experiments in the interactive labs or watch Discovery Center make the art museum a seriously good time for kids. The streetcar stops right outside, and admission is always free for those 17 and younger. 1219 S.W. Park Ave.; 503.226.2811; www.pam.org W TRAVELPORTLAND.COM PORTLAND ART MUSEUM Sunday family tours, monthly baby-in-tow days and books
  • 58. Oregon History Museum 1200 S.W. Park Ave. 503.222.1741 www.ohs.org Explore the state’s fascinating history with exhibits that include a re-creation of a Hudson’s Bay Company ship hull. Open daily; admission charged. Oregon Maritime Museum On the Willamette River, near S.W. Naito Parkway Pine St. 503.224.7724 www.oregonmaritime museum.org Aboard the historic sternwheeler Portland, tour the pilot house and engine room, discover maritime artifacts and learn about local nautical history. Open Wed. – Sun.; admission charged. Powell’s City of Books 1005 W. Burnside St. 503.228.4651 www.powells.com Naturally, the world’s largest independent bookseller includes a large children’s section. Open 9 a.m. – 11 p.m., 365 days a year. Lloyd Center Ice Rink 953 N.E. Lloyd Blvd. 503.288.6073 www.lloydcenter ice.com This rink in Lloyd Center Mall offers public skate, group lessons, games and more. Open daily; check website for hours and prices. Glowing Greens 509 S.W.Taylor St. 503.222.5554 www.glowinggreens.com Ultraviolet black lights amp up this 3-D, pirate-themed indoor miniature golf course. Open daily at noon; admission charged. Central Library 801 S.W. 10th Ave. 503.988.5123 multcolib.org/librarylocation/central The West Coast’s oldest public library boasts more than 17 miles of bookshelves plus artwork including a 14-foot cast-bronze tree in the children’s room. Open Tues. – Sun., check website for daily hours; free. Beverly Cleary Sculpture Garden N.E. 33rd Ave. U.S. Grant Place 503.823.2525 www.portlandparks.org Life-sized statues commemorate the characters created by the Portland children’s author and a map offers a guide to their stomping grounds. Open daily; free. Avalon Theatre 3451 S.E. Belmont St. 503.238.1617 www.wunderland games.com Two small screens show second-run movies, while the on-site video arcade offers hours of entertainment for mere nickels. Open daily; admission charged. North Clackamas Aquatic Park 7300 S.E. Harmony Rd., Milwaukie 503.557.7873 www.ncprd.com/ aquatic-park This indoor water park features a wave pool, water slides, a rock climbing wall, a toddler splash zone, lap pool and diving well. Open yearround, call for hours; admission charged. Waterfront Park Bordering Naito Parkway in downtown 503.823.7529 www.portlandparks.org This downtown riverfront park is popular for jogging, biking and cooling off in the Salmon Street Springs fountain. Offers beautiful views and many summer events. Open daily; free. Admission charged for some events. JAMISON SQUARE PARK N.W. 11th Ave. Johnson St. 503.823.7529 www.portlandparks.org There’s a wading pool perfect for babies and toddlers, and the rivulets of water that replenish the pond will cool off older kids. Located on the Portland Streetcar line. Open daily; free. Washington Park 400 S.W. Kingston Ave. 503.823.7529 www.washington parkpdx.org This park is home to numerous attractions, including the Oregon Zoo, International Rose Test Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, Portland Children’s Museum and World Forestry Center. Open daily; free. Most attractions charge admission. Oregon Children’s Theatre 1037 S.W. Broadway 503.228.9571 www.octc.org performing arts company for young audiences presents of downtown Portland each season. Check website for show times and prices. Northwest Children’s Theater and School 1819 N.W. Everett St. 503.222.4480 www.nwcts.org shows a year in its 450-seat theater. See website for show times and prices. a place of solitude TOURS Kerr Bikes 1020 S.W. Naito Pkwy. (in Waterfront Park) 503.808.9955 www.kerrbikes.org Family-friendly rentals include two- and four-person covered surrey bikes, as well as cruisers, tandems, trailers and kids’ bikes. Open daily, check website for hours and rates. peace and prayer Willamette Jetboat Excursions 1945 S.E.Water Ave. 503.231.1532 www.willamettejet.com See Portland from the river with thrilling jet boat tours of bridges, history and wildlife. Operates May – Sept., see website for rates and times. KID-FRIENDLY DINING See p. 86 for listings. e National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother ENTERTAINMENT ComedySportz 1963 N.W. Kearney St. 503.236.8888 www.portland comedy.com Fast-paced, improvisational comedy, with lots of audience involvement. Kids’ shows on select Sunday afternoons. discover FAMILY ATTRACTIONS Director Park 815 S.W. Park Ave. 503.823.7529 www.directorpark.org Once a parking lot, this public square features a café, ample outdoor seating and a fountain ideal for kids to make a splash. Open daily; free. Save on family fun with a PortlandAttractions Pass or by booking the Portland Perks hotel package, both available only at www.travel portland.com. Visit this internationally-renowned Catholic shrine with botanical gardens that welcomes over 250,000 visitors of all faiths each year from around the world. TRAVELPORTLAND.COM FAMILY RESOURCES GARDENS AND GIFT SHOP OPEN DAILY NE 85th Sandy Boulevard in Portland 75
  • 59. tumbleweed tumbleweed tumbleweed tumbleweed A children’s boutique that will spark your imagination. A casual teahouse offering 100+ loose leaf teas, 10 chai recipes made from scratch, bubble tea, and Brew Dr. Kombucha on tap. A well-curated boutique with beautiful clothes for everyday. 503-335-3131 1816 NE Alberta St. grasshopperstore.com 503-445-6699 2223 NE Alberta St. townshendstea.com 503-335-3100 1812 NE Alberta St. tumbleweedboutique.com RED S accessory, home + gift IL Experimental tacos, house-infused liquors, and specialty cocktails. Featuring design-focused accessories, home decor and letterpress cards, primarily from independent designer/makers. Spanish Tapas, Craft Cocktails, Local Beer, Spanish Wine 503-208-3483 2338 NE Alberta St. cruzroom.com 971-266-8472 1723 NE Alberta St. shopredsail.com 503-288-3400 2940 NE Alberta St. barlolo.com Featuring Portland made and designed clothing and accessories. Many independent lines from the Northwest and beyond! An Alberta neighborhood favorite; perfect for enjoying great wine, beer, a bistro style menu and lively conversation. Apparel. Accessories. Jewelry. Designed in-house. Made in Portland. 503-595-0379 1439 NE Alberta St. frockboutique.com 503-284-4445 5011 NE 21st Ave bin21pdx.com 503-282-3200 1524 NE Alberta St. garnishapparel.com Serving over 130 Whiskeys from around the world and the best bar food in town Women’s and men’s boutique dedicated to thoughtful, modern and classic designs. We bring people and style together. Handmade ice cream churned daily. “...it will leave you dazzled and giggling.” Karen Brooks, Portland Monthly Magazine 503-206-6266 2926 NE Alberta St. branchwhiskeybar.com 503-505-7074 2215 NE Alberta St. abrahamsandduffy.com 503-208-3867 2035 NE Alberta St. saltandstraw.com Branch bar a whiskey Alberta Main Street albertamainst.org
  • 60. NIGHTLIFE Mix and Match Portland bartenders are crafting a cocktail paradise. BY ALLISON JONES n the city of DIY everything, even the ice in your cocktail offers a chance for a handcrafted experience. How else to explain the fact that, along with hours of late-night shaking (and stirring), local bartenders have been known to clock in early to carve distilled ice blocks with Japanese woodworking tools, or even smoke glacial ice for just the right flavor. Preserving fresh Bing cherries, tinkering with personal bitters recipes, putting in extra hours studying history-steeped libations — every detail gets considered. The round-the-clock obsession with quality (along with fashionable new bars opening weekly, it can seem) means Portland’s cocktail enthusiasts are hard-pressed to pick their favorite drinking perch. “Portland may not be a large city,” says Adam Robinson, a bartender at industry favorite Rum Club, “but our craft cocktail scene has rivaled the big guys for years. You can go to any major city in this country and see Portland’s influence — but why leave? We’ve got it all here.” Another key trait of Portland’s cocktail scene: camaraderie. Shakers hop from bar to bar, sharing recipes and resources on both sides of the river, resulting in a community that’s as tight-knit as it is welcoming. Snag a stool at any top bar in town, and your neighbor is likely to be an insider in the cocktail club, nursing an artisan concoction made by a close friend. The best part? After a few visits, you’re an insider, too. THE SINGAPORE SLING AT TEARDROP LOUNGE TRAVELPORTLAND.COM P H OTO G R A P H B Y S T U A R T M U L L E N B E R G I 77
  • 61. 5 HELIUM COMDEY CLUB DRAWS NATIONAL TALENT, LIKE SNL ALUM JIM BREUER. NIGHTLIFE TO TRY Raise a glass to Portland’s innovative cocktail bars. Teardrop Lounge Since opening in 2007, this upscale Pearl District haunt has earned praise from Wine Spirits, Esquire and Travel + Leisure. Six years later, drinks like the Have Faith, made with bourbon, cold-brewed coffee still worth hyping. 1015 N.W. Everett St.; 503.445.8109; www.teardroplounge.com Kask Historically inspired cocktails come paired with a minimalist selection of drinking nosh (care of neighboring Grüner’s award-winning kitchen). Ask for the punch of the day. 1215 S.W. Alder St.; 503.241.7163; www.grunerpdx.com/kask Funny Bones Rum Club 78 Clyde Common Local mastermind Jeffrey Morgenthaler helped start the barrel-aged cocktail phenomenon at this modern gastropub. New trends bubbling up here include bottled carbonated cocktails like the Broken Bike, with Cynar and white wine. 1014 S.W. Stark St.; 503.228.3333; www.clydecommon.com The Bent Brick In the place of traditional international ingredients, the Bent Brick team makes the majority of the bar’s bitters, drinking vinegars and syrups in-house with fresh fruit and herbs. 1639 N.W. Marshall St., 503.688.1655; www.thebent brick.com — Allison Jones Portland’s comedy clubs are a laugh a minute. BY ERIC GOLD feet from performers.) No wonder Helium ith guest stars like Tim cultivates a respectful audience that is Robbins, Steve Buscemi and often rewarded with post-show meet-andJeff Goldblum, Portlandia has greets with the comics. provided a popular stage for Downtown, the all-ages Brody Theater poking fun at the Rose City’s quirky side. (16 N.W. Broadway; 503.224.2227; www. But plenty of in-demand comedians still brodytheater.com) focuses prefer a more classic Helium, which on more up-and-coming format for sidesplitting talent, with two types of humor — live and in person. features two full improv shows. Fridays are In the Central Eastside bars in addition devoted to “Micetro,” a fastdistrict, Helium (1510 S.E. to the main paced friendly competition Ninth Ave.; 888.643.8669; showroom, is among a dozen performers www.heliumcomedy.com) who are eliminated realitydelivers big-name talent known for its show-style according to like Saturday Night Live intimate setting. audience applause. On alumni Kevin Nealon and Saturdays, longer-form, Jon Lovitz, Louie guest more theatrical acts may fill half, or even star Chelsea Peretti, Patton Oswalt, Marc all, of the 90-minute show. Sunday jam Maron and many others. The venue, which improvs and occasional stand-up acts features two full bars in addition to the round out Brody’s schedule. main showroom, is known for its intimate setting. (Spectators are no more than 60 W P H O T O G R A P H B Y M AT T W O N G TRAVELPORTLAND.COM this sister of the acclaimed Beaker Flask. Try the Rum Club Daiquiri, featuring aged rum and a touch of absinthe. 720 S.E. Sandy Blvd.; 503.467.2469; www.rumclubpdx.com
  • 62. CRYSTAL BALLROOM 1332 W. Burnside St. 503.225.0047 www.mcmenamins.com/ crystalballroom This historic venue in downtown’s West End features a unique along with big-name rock and pop acts. DOUG FIR LOUNGE 830 E. Burnside St. 503.231.9663 Indie bands perform nightly amid log- ROSELAND THEATER 8 N.W. Sixth Ave. 503.221.0288 www.roselandpdx.com This all-ages concert venue is a Portland mainstay, hosting local and national acts. BREW VIEW MOVIE THEATERS LIVING ROOM THEATERS 341 S.W. 10th Ave. 971.222.2010 pdx.livingroom theaters.com This downtown art house shows new acoustics. JIMMY MAK’S 221 N.W. 10th Ave. 503.295.6542 www.jimmymaks.com One of the premier jazz venues in the Northwest and, according to Down Beat magazine, the world. P H O T O G R A P H A B O V E C O U R T E S Y C R Y S TA L B A L L R O O M , R I G H T B Y S T E P H A N I E N E I L DANTE’S 350 W. Burnside St. 503.266.6630 www.danteslive.com Catch local and national acts and sing with a live band during “Karaoke from Hell” (every Monday). ARLENE SCHNITZER CONCERT HALL 1037 S.W. Broadway 503.248.4335 www.pcpa.com/schnitzer This grand Italian rococo theater is not only home to the Oregon Symphony, it also welcomes bigdraw touring acts. ROSE GARDEN ARENA 300 N.Winning Way 503.235.8771 www.rosequarter.com The home to the NBA’s Trail Blazers is also Portland’s largest music venue, attracting major acts and productions. on six screens and features upscale food and a full bar. MCMENAMINS MISSION THEATER PUB 1624 N.W. Glisan St. 503.223.4527 www.mcmenamins.com/ mission One of several McMenamins properties with movie theaters that serve up with handcrafted ales and pub fare. CINEMA 21 616 N.W. 21st Ave. 503.223.4515 www.cinema21.com This ’20s-era, singlescreen theater serves beer and wine along with indie, foreign and DOUG FIR LOUNGE GROUND KONTROL DANCE CLUBS HOLOCENE 1001 S.E. Morrison St. 503.239.7639 www.holocene.org Central eastside club with DJs, themed events and live music. GROOVE SUITE 440 N.W. Glisan St. 503.227.5494 www.groovesuite pdx.com House, techno and electronic are the specialties here. OLD TOWN/ CHINATOWN www.oldtown chinatown.org This small nightlife district is home to an array of bars and nightclubs with a festival-like vibe. MORE NIGHTLIFE VOICEBOX KARAOKE LOUNGE 2112 N.W. Hoyt St. 503.303.8220 www.voiceboxpdx.com In traditional Japanese style,Voicebox offers six private suites, as well as wine, beer, saké and snacks. DARCELLE XV 208 N.W.Third Ave. 503.222.5338 www.darcellexv.com Darcelle’s female impersonation revue has been a local entertainment standby since 1967. Nightly Wed. – Sun., see website for details. GROUND KONTROL CLASSIC ARCADE 511 N.W. Couch St. 503.796.9364 www.groundkontrol.com arcade features a bar, live music and DJs on weekends, plus loads of vintage video games and pinball tables. GRAND CENTRAL RESTAURANT BOWLING LOUNGE 808 S.E. Morrison St. 503.236.2695 www.thegrandcentral bowl.com This luxe bowling alley offers cushy couches, ultra-modern lanes and a gourmet menu. TRAVELPORTLAND.COM LIVE MUSIC VENUES NIGHTLIFE NIGHTLIFE RESOURCES 79
  • 63. DINING Brunchtown, USA fficially, Portland boasts only two major league sports: soccer and basketball. But any resident will tell you there’s a third game in town — brunch. Faithful believers queue up for tables in waits so epic they’ve been fodder for Portlandia. But the rewards are delicious: stacks of hot waffles crowned with crisp pieces of fried chicken, biscuits blanketed with thick sausage gravy, and farm-fresh fried eggs topping everything from pizza to pork belly hash. Crave more than abundance? It’s not all over-the-top here: Many local favorites dish out seasonally driven brunch plates as complex and elegant as anything on the dinner menu. International flavors are infiltrating the standard bacon-and-egg fare, and the results are truly inspirational. On the liquid side of things, dozens of distinctive red-hued pints vie for the title of best Bloody Mary in town. And when it comes to what’s in your mug, Portland’s lauded microroasters make starring breakfast appearances around town. Even better, most places offer bottomless cups of coffee to customers in line, to make those infamous waits go by just a bit more easily. P H OTO G R A P H B Y A M Y O U E L L E T T E O SPANISH POTATOES BRAVAS AND CHOCOLATE POTATO DOUGHNUT AT TASTY N SONS TRAVELPORTLAND.COM Move over, breakfast. Portland claims a new most important meal of the day. BY ALLISON JONES 81
  • 64. 5 DINING TO TRY Dig into the city’s best brunches. Tasty n Sons A globetrotting menu includes gooey Burmese red pork stew, tapas-style Spanish potatoes bravas and Israeli shakshuka, but the pantry and the penchant for chocolate potato doughnuts are purely local. 3808 N.Williams Ave.; 503.621.1400; www.tastynsons.com Screen Door This temple of gut-sticking Southern fare claims the title for longest lines, but for very good reason — not least of all, the praline bacon and killer HAPPY HOUR AT LUC LAC If your party numbers six or more, call ahead to add your name to the list. 2337 E. Burnside St.; 503.542.0880; www.screendoorrestaurant.com Happy Go Lucky DRIFTWOOD ROOM LUC LAC Tucked away inside the boutique Hotel This hip, casual Vietnamese kitchen near deLuxe, this intimate space sports a Rat Waterfront Park boasts Asian-inspired Pack vibe true to its 1950s origins. Sample a cocktails like the Sassy Sour, spiked with kaffir good selection of Oregon spirits, lime leaf syrup. And come hungry: including the Clear Creek pear Luc Lac offers 20 plates, like papaya Luc Lac brandy and pear liqueur found salad and fresh spring rolls, for $3 or offers 20 in the signature Portland ’85 less. Happy hour 4-7 p.m. Mon. – Sat.; plates, like cocktail. Happy hour 2-6:30 p.m. closed Sun. 835 S.W. Second Ave.; 503.222.0047; papaya salad and 9:30 p.m.-close daily. 729 S.W. www.luclackitchen.com and fresh 15th Ave.; 503.219.2094; www. hoteldeluxeportland.com spring rolls, PORTLAND CITY GRILL for $3 or PRODUCE ROW CAFÉ Set on the 30th floor of Portland’s This longtime eastside industrial iconic US Bancorp Tower (a.k.a. “Big less. district standout features $1 off Pink”) this downtown destination local micro pints, house wines and well boasts sweeping city and mountain views and drinks. On the airy patio, try snackable fare accolades like being named one of “America’s like potato skins with chili-spiked sour cream 100 Best Wine Restaurants” in 2012 by Wine and pulled chicken quesadillas. Happy hour Enthusiast magazine. Standout dishes priced 4-7 p.m. daily. 204 S.E. Oak St.; 503.232.8355; under $10 include seared sesame salmon cakes, www.producerowcafe.com fried Pacific oysters and grilled steak frites. Happy hour 4-7 p.m. and 9 p.m.-close Mon. – Sat., and all day Sun. 111 S.W. Fifth Ave., 30th floor; 503.450.0030; www.portlandcitygrill.com d ƒ ™ ˜ — ƒ – • ” ƒ † “ y ’ d ‡ ‚ – u ˜ r ™ ‰ d ˆ ‘ v  w l q u k r ‰ „ ˆ y t u s „ q u ‰ y ˆ j t s q r u i y ˆ „ ‡ r  h  g  w s s † † r … „ f q q € e ƒ p q ‚ • r –  ” € ” q u y x w q s t r v u t s s r q p 82 for bacon and cheese Dutch pancakes and some of the best biscuits in town. 701 N.W. 13th Ave.; 503.343.9440; www.irvingstreetkitchen.com — Allison Jones ˜ Irving Street Kitchen For a shorter wait, try this – Broder A cozy open kitchen serves savory Scandinavian stuffed potato lefse, sweet round Danish aebleskiver pancakes and smoked trout pytt i panna hash alongside aquavit and genever cocktails. 2508 S.E. Clinton St.; 503.736.3333; www.broderpdx.com – TRAVELPORTLAND.COM The Country Cat Adam Sappington pioneered Portland’s meat-centric cuisine, and his homey brunch menu is a love letter to local pig, lamb and beef. Don’t miss the chickenfried steak with Worcestershire gravy. 7937 S.E. Stark St.; 503.408.1414; www.thecountrycat.net P H OTO G R A P H B Y A M Y O U E L L E T T E Check your watch — it’s probably happy hour at some of Portland’s favorite bars and restaurants. BY DANIELLE STROM
  • 65. The Original “Dinerant” updates classics at Courtyard by Marriott City Center. 300 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 503.546.2666; www.originaldinerant.com $$ B L D R Lardo Downtown 1205 S.W. Washington St.; 503.241.2490 Little Big Burger – Division Basic burgers, elevated with local ingredients and gourmet touches. 3810 S.E. Division St.; 503.841.6456; www.littlebigburger.com $LD The Original Pancake House Serving monster-size apple pancakes and more since 1953. 8601 S.W. 24th Ave.; 503.246.9007; www.original pancakehouse.com $ B L The Palm Garden Restaurant Located inside the Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown. 1441 N.E. Second Ave.; 503.233.2401; www.cp portland.com $$ B L D Little Big Burger – Northwest 930 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 971.544.7817 Little Big Burger – Pearl District 122 N.W. 10th Ave.; 503.274.9008 The Parish Southern food with an oyster-centric menu. 231 N.W. 11th Ave.; 503. 227.2421; www.theparish pdx.com $$ B L D R Lotus Cardroom Café High-energy downtown favorite. 932 S.W. Third Ave.; 503.227.6185; www. lotuscardroomandcafe.com $LD Huber’s Café Historic dining room (circa 1879); famous for Spanish coffees and turkey dinners. 411 S.W. Third Ave.; 503.228.5686; www.hubers. com $$ L D R y ’ d ‡ ‚ – u ˜ r ™ ‰ d ˆ ‘ v  w l q u k r ‰ „ ˆ y t u s „ q u ‰ y ˆ j t s q r u i y ˆ „ ‡ r  h  g  w s s † † r … „ f q q € e ƒ p q lounge.com $$ B L D “ ‚ • r –  ” € ” q u y x w q s t r v u t s s r q p TRAVELPORTLAND.COM P H OTO G R A P H B Y TO R S T E N K J E L L S T R A N D A N D T R AV E L P O R T L A N D H50 Bistro Bar New American cuisine and riverfront views; inside Hotel Fifty. 50 S.W. Morrison St.; 503.484.1415; www. h50bistro.com $$$ B L D R † Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar Lounge Comfort food in a hip setting by the Jupiter Hotel. 830 E. Burnside St.; Screen Door Classic Southern, fresh Northwest ingredients. 2337 E. Burnside St.; 503. 542.0880; www.screendoor restaurant.com $-$$ B D On Deck Sports Bar Grill Rooftop sports bar; big-screen TVs. 910 N.W. 14th Ave.; 503.227.7020; www.ondecksportsbar.com $BLD Lardo Great sandwiches with plenty of pork. 1212 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.234.7786; www. lardopdx.com $ L D Gravy Laid-back breakfast joint. 3957 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.287.8800 $ B L Savoy Tavern Bistro Comfort food in a relaxed setting. 2500 S.E. Clinton St.; 503.808.9999; www. savoypdx.com $ D Olympic Provisions Northwest 1632 N.W. Thurman St.; 503.894.8136 ƒ Burgerville – Hawthorne Blvd. Fast food with a sustainable philosophy. 1122 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.230.0479; www.burger ville.com $ L D June Regional new American cuisine with an Old World 2215 E. Burnside St.; 503.477.4655; www. junepdx.com $$-$$$ D R ” Dick’s Kitchen – Northwest 704 N.W. 21st Ave.; 503.206.5916 Russell Street Bar-B-Que Home-cooked barbecue and Southern specialties. 325 N. E. Russell St.; 503.528.8224; www. russellstreetbbq.com $ L D Olympic Provisions European-style restaurant serving house-cured meats. 107 S.E. Washington St.; 503. 954.3663; www.olympic provisions.com $$ L D • Bernie’s Southern Bistro Southern comfort food. 2904 N. E. Alberta St.; 503.282.9864; www.bernies bistro.com $$ D R Grand Central Restaurant Bowling Lounge Upscale bowling and billiards hall with a wideranging menu. 808 S.E. Morrison St.; 503.236.2695; www.thegrandcentral bowl.com $-$$ L D Joe’s Burgers Natural burgers, fries and milkshakes downtown. 625 S.W. Fourth Ave.; 503.248.5637; www.joes burgerspdx.com $ L D – New American with a 5425 N.E. 30th Ave.; 503.841.6968; www.beastpdx.com $$$ B D R Roost Cozy, restaurant serving dinner and weekend brunch. 1403 S.E. Belmont St.; 971.544.7136; www. roostpdx.com $$ B D R The Observatory Local food and inventive cocktails in the Montavilla neighborhood. 8115 S.E. Stark St.; 503.445.6284; www.theobservatorypdx. com $ L D ƒ Dick’s Kitchen – Belmont A health-minded take on burgers, featuring local grass-fed meat; vegan options available. 3312 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.235.0146; www.dkportland.com $ L D Beast The Gilt Club Elegant lounge serving dinner until 2 a.m. 306 N.W. Broadway; 503.222.4458; www.giltclub.com $$ D R Jantzen Beach Bar Grill Columbia River views at the Red Lion Hotel on the River. 909 N. Hayden Island Drive; 503.978.4554; www.redlionontheriver.com $$ B L D — Davis Street Tavern Upscale American classics in a modern tavern setting. 500 N.W. Davis St.; 503.505.5050; www.davis streettavern.com $$ L D R Beaker Flask New American cuisine, provocative cocktails. 727 S.E. Washington St.; 503.235.8180; www.beaker $$ D Foster Burger Chef-driven, hyperlocal gourmet burger joint. 5339 S.E. Foster Road; 503.775.2077; www.foster burger.com $$ D Mother’s Bistro Bar Comfort food with a genteel sense of humor. 212 S.W. Stark St.; 503. 464.1122; www.mothers bistro.com $$ B L D ˜ Daily Grill Casual grill inside the Westin Portland. 750 S.W. Alder St.; 503.294.7001; www. dailygrill.com $$ B L D R Red Star Tavern Roast House High-ceilinged, lively downtown haunt. 503 S.W. Alder St.; 503.222.0005; www.redstartavern.com $-$$$ B L D R ™ Aviary Eclectic small plates, innovatively presented. 1733 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.287.2400; www. aviarypdx.com $$ D R Mint/820 Romantic atmosphere, striking modern décor. 816 N. Russell St.; 503. 284.5518; www.mintand 820.com $$ D R Irving Street Kitchen New American slow cooking with seasonal ingredients. Weekend brunch. 701 N.W. 13th Ave.; 503.343.9440; www. irvingstreetkitchen.com $$$ B D R Fire on the Mountain – Interstate 4225 N. Interstate Ave.; 503.280.9464 The Country Cat Montavilla dinnerhouse and bar. 7937 S.E. Stark St.; 503.408.1414; www. thecountrycat.net $$ B D R Raven Rose Fine farmhouse cookery and cocktails in historic property. 1331 S.W. Broadway; 503.222.7673; www.ravenandrosepdx.com $$$ L D R ƒ Fire on the Mountain – Fremont Expanded menu and on-site brewery. 3443 N.E. 57th Ave.; 503.894.8973 Metrovino Wine bar with full menu. 1139 N.W. 11th Ave.; 503. 517.7778; www.metrovino pdx.com $$$ D R d Cadillac Café Diner-style brunch and lunches in a Caddy-themed restaurant. 1801 N.E. Broadway; 503.287.4750; www.cadillaccafepdx.com $BL Ate-Oh-Ate Hawaiian Restaurant Classic plate lunch and island eats. 2454 E. Burnside St.; 503.445.6101; www. ate-oh-ate.com $ L D 84 Fire on the Mountain – Burnside Buffalo wings and barbecue. 1708 E. Burnside St.; 503.230.9464; www. portlandwings.com $ L D Burgerville – Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 1135 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; 503.235.6858 23Hoyt New American tavern with art-adorned walls. 529 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 503.445.7400; www23hoyt.com $$ D R Portland Penny Diner Casual weekday diner counterpart to Imperial. 410 S.W. Broadway; 503.228.7222; www. portlandpennydiner.com $BL ˜ American Marco’s Café Espresso Bar Favorite for breakfasts, international entrées. 7910 S.W. 35th Ave.; 503. 245.0199; www.marcoscafe. com $$ B L D Imperial Renowned chef Vitaly Paley’s newest venture at the Hotel Lucia. 410 S.W. Broadway; 503.228.7222; www.imperialpdx.com $$$ B L D R Dining Listings Podnah’s Pit Barbecue Hardwood-smoked Texas-style barbecue. 1625 N.E. Killingsworth St.; 503.281.3700; www. podnahspit.com $-$$ L D – DINING Little Big Burger – Mississippi 3747 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.265.8781 – CLARKLEWIS
  • 66. Cup Saucer Café – Kenton 8237 N. Denver Ave.; 503.247.6011 307 N.W. 10th Ave.; 503.222.4404; www. cupcakejones.net Pearl Bakery Artisanal breads, pastry and lunch items. 102 N.W. Ninth Ave.; 503.827.0910; www.pearl bakery.com $ B L Petite Provence – Alberta French-style bakery. 1824 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.284.6564; www. provencepdx.com $ B L Elephants Delicatessen Garden Room Specialty food store and deli. 115 N.W. 22nd Ave.; 503.299.6304; www. elephantsdeli.com $ B L D DINING Mississippi Studios Bar Bar Acclaimed live music venue and cocktail/burger lounge with two large patios. 3939 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.288.3895; www. mississippistudios.com $ L D Bailey’s Taproom Downtown beer bar with 20 rotating taps and many bottles. 213 S.W. Broadway; 503.295.1004; www.baileys taproom.com 85 d ‚ – u ˜ r ™ ‰ d ˆ ‘ v  w l q u k r ‰ „ ˆ y t u s „ q u ‰ y ˆ j t s q r u i y ˆ „ ‡ r  h  g  w s s † † r … „ f q q € e ƒ p q $ Less than $14 B = Breakfast / brunch $$ $14-$20 L = Lunch $$$ More than $20 D = Dinner All addresses are in Portland. R = Reservations suggested All Oregon restaurants and bars are nonsmoking. For breweries and brewpubs, see next category. ‡ ICON KEY Bars Pubs Pine State Biscuits Award-winning, Southern-inspired biscuit sandwiches. 2204 N.E. Alberta St.; new location on S.E. Division planned for 2013; 503.477.6605; www.pinestatebiscuits.com $BLD Flying Elephants Delicatessen at Fox Tower Specialty food store and deli. 812 S.W. Park Ave.; 503.546.3166; www. elephantsdeli.com $ B L D Kelly’s Olympian Downtown bar in operation since 1902. 426 S.W. Washington St.; 503.228.3669; www.kellys olympian.com $ D window.com $ B L D ’ Bunk Sandwiches – Downtown 211 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 503.971.8100 indoor and outdoor seating. Southeast 36th Avenue at Hawthorne Boulevard; Petite Provence – Division 4834 S.E. Division St.; 503.233.1121 Evoe Tiny, inventive bistro in Pastaworks market. 3731 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.232.1010; www.pasta works.com/evoe $ L Kells Irish Restaurant Pub Upbeat and homey; live Irish music nightly. 112 S.W. Second Ave.; 503.227.4057; www. kellsirish.com $$ L D R “Hole in the wall” with y Bunk Sandwiches Inspired, down-to-earth, 621 S.E. Morrison St.; 503.477.9515; www.bunksandwiches.com $BL Voodoo Doughnut Too 1501 N.E. Davis St.; 503.235.2666 “ ‚ • Departure Restaurant and Lounge Rooftop views and Asian cuisine at the Nines hotel. 525 S.W. Morrison St. 15th Floor, the Nines; 503. 802.5370; www.departure portland.com $$ D R The Hop and Vine Beer, wine, cocktails and full menu, plus a bottle shop. 1914 N. Killingsworth St.; 503.954.3322; www. thehopandvine.com $ D in a kitschy-cool 24-hour shop. 22 S.W. Third Ave.; 503.241.4704; www.voodoo doughnut.com † Bread Ink Café Elegant and kid-friendly. 3610 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.239.4756; www. breadandinkcafe.com $-$$ B L D R Asian pieco.com $ L D DiPrima Dolci Italian Bakery Café Traditional Italian desserts and breads, plus lunch menu. 1936 N. Killingsworth St.; 503.283.5936; www. diprimadolci.com $ B L Hobo’s LGBT-friendly bar and piano lounge in Old Town/ Chinatown. 120 N.W. Third Ave.; 503.224.3285; www. hobospdx.com $$ D R Voodoo Doughnut ƒ Bowery Bagels New York-style bagels. 310 N.W. Broadway; 503.227.6674; www.bowery bagels.com $ B L Zeus Café Located inside the new McMenamins Crystal Hotel. 303 S.W. 12th Ave.; 503.972.2670; www.dance onair.com $-$$ B L D Sweet and savory pies. 1520 S.E. Seventh Ave.; Daily Café – South Waterfront 3355 S.W. Bond Ave.; 503.224.9691 Henry’s 12th Street Tavern Upscale sports bar with more than 100 beer taps. 10 N.W. 12th Ave.; 503.227.5320; www.henrys tavern.com $$ L D Two Tarts Bakery Artisan bakery specializing in delicate cookies. 2309 N.W. Kearney St.; 503.312.9522; www. twotartsbakery.com ” weekend brunch. 4537 S.E. Division St.; 971.0373.8264; www.woodsmantavern.com $$$ B D R Toast Charming neighborhood café specializing in fresh, local ingredients. 5222 S.E. 52nd Ave.; 503.774.1020; www.toastpdx.com $ B L D Milo’s City Café Smart café with contemporary décor. 1325 N.E. Broadway; 503.288.6456; www.miloscitycafe.com $BLD Daily Café – Pearl District Fresh local food; never fussy. 901 N.W. 13th Ave.; 503.242.1916; www.daily cafe.net $ B L D Blue Collar Baking Company Fresh-baked cookies, scones, granola and more. 319 S.W. Pine St.; 503.227.3249; www.blue collarbaking.com TheWoodsmanTavern New American cuisine in 1406 S.E. Stark St.; 503.234.1700; www. meatcheesebread.com $BLD Cupcake Jones Scratch-baked cupcakes • Bijou Café A downtown breakfast standby. 132 S.W. Third Ave.; 503.222.3187; www. bijoucafepdx.com $-$$ B L Windows Skyroom Lounge Daily happy hour and stellar city views at the Red Lion Portland Convention Center. 1021 N.E. Grand Ave.; 503.235.1200; www. redlion.com/convention center $ D Meat Cheese Bread Sandwiches crafted with high-quality ingredients Cup Saucer Café – Mississippi 8237 N. Mississppi Ave.; 503.548.4614 Grain Gristle Neighborhood bar serving modern comfort fare; weekend brunch. 1473 N.E. Prescott St.; 503.298.5007; www.grainandgristle.com $BLD – Bakeshop James Beard Awardwinning cookbook author Kim Boyce’s bakery. 5351 N.E. Sandy Blvd.; 503.946.8884; www.bake shoppdx.com Tin Shed Garden Café Fresh breakfast offerings in a pet-friendly space. 1438 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.288.6966; www.tinshed gardencafe.com $ B L D ƒ Wild Abandon Eclectic comfort food in a cozy lounge setting. 2411 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.232.4458; www. wildabandonrestaurant.com $$ B D R Lovejoy Bakers Artisanal breads, pastries, lunch and snacks. 939 N.W. 10th Ave.; 503.208.3113; www.lovejoybakers.com $BL East Bank Saloon Restaurant Co. Sports bar in a historic building; patio seating. 727 S.E. Grand Ave.; 503.231.1659; www. eastbanksaloon.com $$ L D — Bakery Bar Pastries for breakfast or special occasions. 2935 N.E. Glisan St.; 503. 477.7779; www.bakerybar. com $ B L Circa 33 Modern gastropub with jazzed-up comfort food; weekend brunch. 3348 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.477.7682; www. circa33bar.com $ B D Sweetpea Baking Company 100 percent vegan bakery and café. 1205 S.E. Stark St.; 503.477.5916; www. sweetpeabaking.com $BLD Little T American Baker Artisan bakery and café. 2600 S.E. Division St.; 503.238.3458; www.little tbaker.com $ B L Cup Saucer Café – Hawthorne 3566 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.236.6001 Bakeries, Cafés Delicatessens St. Honoré Boulangerie Cozy, rustic French bakery. 2335 N.W. Thurman St.; 503.445.4342; www.saint honorebakery.com $ B L D ˜ Tasting East Pan-Asian offerings in the Paramount Hotel. 909 S.W. Park Ave.; 503.243.5991; www.tastingeast.com $$ B L D R West Café Comfort food with a twist; weekend brunch. 1201 S.W. Jefferson St.; 503.227.8189; www.west cafepdx.com $-$$ B L D R Ken’s Artisan Bakery Rustic breads, tarts and Italian and French pastries. 338 N.W. 21st Ave.; 503.248.2202; www.kens artisan.com $ B L D Cup Saucer Café – Concordia Eclectic eatery serving breakfast all day. 3000 N.E. Killingsworth St.; 503.287.4427; www.cupand saucercafe.com $ B L Bunk Bar Lounge with exceptional sandwiches. 1028 S.E. Water Ave.; 503.894.9708; www.bunkbar.com $ D Saint Cupcake Galore Flagship location with wide range of sweet and savory baked items. 1138 S.W. Morrison St.; 503.473.8760 ™ Smallwares “Inauthentic Asian” small plates; open kitchen. 4605 N.E. Fremont St.; 971.229.0995; www.small warespdx.com $$$ B D R Tasty n Sons Tapas-inspired brunch, dinner and happy hour daily. 3808 N. Williams Ave.; 503.621.1400; www.tastyntasty.com $-$$ B D Kenny Zuke’s Deli Bar 3901 N.Williams Ave.; 503.287.0782 Crema Coffee + Bakery Beloved for pastries and coffee. 2728 S.E. Ankeny St.; 503.234.0206; www. cremabakery.com $ B L Brix Tavern American comfort food with a classic tavern vibe. 1338 N.W. Hoyt St.; 503.943.5995; www.brix tavern.com $$ L D R ƒ Tasty n Alder Sister restaurant to Tasty n Sons, serving brunch all day, plus dinner. 580 S.W. 12th Ave.; 503.621.9251; www.tastyntasty.com $$ B L D Saint Cupcake Deluxe Freshly baked cupcakes, plus party supplies and specialty gift items. 3300 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.235.0078; www.saint cupcake.com Kenny Zuke’s Bagelworks 2376 N.W. Thurman St.; 503.954.1737 $$ B L D TRAVELPORTLAND.COM City State Diner Breakfast, burgers and cocktails served all day. 128 N.E. 28th Ave.; 503.517.0347; www. citystatediner.com $ B L d Saucebox Restaurant Bar Hip and minimal with a 214 S.W. Broadway; 503.241.3393; www.saucebox.com $$$ D R The Bent Brick Handsome bar and grill with locally inspired cooking. 1639 N.W. Marshall St.; 503.688.1655; www. thebentbrick.com $$$ D ˜ Skyline Restaurant Nostalgic 1950s-style burgers and shakes. 1313 N.W. Skyline Blvd.; 503.292.6727 $ L D Pix Patisserie/ Bar Vivant French bakery and Spanish tapas bar combo. 2225 E. Burnside St.; 971.271.7166; www.pixpatisserie.com $$ D Kenny Zuke’s Delicatessen New York-style deli adjacent to the Ace Hotel. 1038 S.W. Stark St.; 503.222.3354; www.kenny andzukes.com $$ B L D Café Nell American cuisine in a stylish space. 1987 N.W. Kearney St.; 503.295.6487; www.cafenell.com $-$$ B L D – Ping Pan-Asian small plates in the heart of Chinatown. 102 N.W. Fourth Ave.; 503.229.7464; www. pingpdx.com $$ D R – Simpatica Dining Hall Weekend dinner by reservation only; Sunday brunch. 828 S.E. Ash St.; 503.235.1600; www. simpaticacatering.com $$ B D R r –  ” € ” q u y x w q s t r v u t s s r q p
  • 67. Migration Brewing Co. Neighborhood brewery with patio seating. 2828 N.E. Glisan St.; 503.206.5221; www. migrationbrewing.com $ L D Le Bistro Montage La Merde Lounge Cajun cuisine in French bistro setting; open late. 301 S.E. Morrison St.; 503.234.1324; www. montageportland.com $-$$ L D – ˜ r ™ ‰ d ˆ ‘ v  w l q u k r ‰ „ ˆ y t u s „ q u ‰ y ˆ j t s q r u i y ˆ „ ‡ r  h  g  w s s † † r … „ f q q € e ƒ p q ‚ • r –  ” € ” q u y x w q s DINING TRAVELPORTLAND.COM Noisette Skillfully prepared modern French cuisine. 1937 N.W. 23rd Place; 503.719.4599; www.noisetterestaurant.com $$$ D R St. Jack Rustic French cuisine; pâtisserie open for lunch. 2039 S.E. Clinton St.; 503.360.1281; www. stjackpdx.com $$ L D R Fifth Avenue (downtown) S.W. Fifth Ave. between Oak and Stark streets u Alameda Brewhouse Brewery with Northwest pub menu in Beaumont Village. 4765 N.E. Fremont St.; 503.460.9025; www. alamedabrewhouse.com $-$$ L D Little Bird Bistro Parisian bistro fare in a sophisticated space. 219 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 503.688.5952; www.littlebirdbistro.com $$ L D R Alder (downtown) S.W. Alder and Washington Streets between Ninth and 10th avenues ‚ Breweries Brewpubs EaT: An Oyster Bar New Orleans cuisine served in a casual setting. 3808 N. Williams Ave.; 503.281.1222; www.eat oysterbar.com $ L D ‡ Hair of the Dog Brewery Tasting Room Acclaimed, bold beers. Open Wed. – Sun. 61 S.E. Yamhill St.; 503.232.6585; www.hairofthedog.com $ D Le Pigeon Unexpected dishes add charm to this cozy nest. 738 E. Burnside St.; 503.546.8796; www. lepigeon.com $$$ D R Clustered in a variety of “pods,” Portland’s food carts serve cheap, authentic eats and are open primarily for lunch, Monday-Friday. Find more on p. 28 and at www.foodcartsportland.com. d McMenamins Kennedy School Former grade school with restaurant, bars, movie theater and hotel rooms. 5736 N.E. 33rd Ave.; 503.249.3983 $ B L D Le Happy Crêperie and bar sets a romantic mood. 1011 N.W. 16th Ave.; 503.226.1258; www.lehappy.com $ D Food Carts ’ Gigantic Brewing Artisanal, one-time brews and picnic-friendly taproom. 5224 S.E. 26th Ave.; 503.208.3416; www. giganticbrewing.com Zilla Saké House Wide selection of sakés; Japanese appetizers. 1806 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.288.8372; www.zilla sakehouse.com $ D Bernie’s Southern Bistro Down-home Southern comfort food. 2904 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.282.9864; www.berniesbistro.com $$ D R y McMenamins Blue Moon Tavern and Grill Northwest pub with distinctive artwork. 432 N.W. 21st Ave.; 503.223.3184 $ L D “ Fifth Quadrant Bright, spacious North Portland brewpub. 3901 N. Williams Ave.; 503.288.3996; www. newoldlompoc.com $ L D Le Bouchon Authentic French bistro. 517 N.W. 14th Ave.; 503.248.2193; www. bouchon-portland.com $$ L D R Slappy Cakes Make-your-own pancakes, plus full menu and bar. Gluten-free and vegan options. 4246 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.477.4805; www. slappycakes.com $ B L Acadia New Orleans bistro with extensive absinthe list. Lunch Wed. only. 1303 N.E. Fremont St.; 503.249.5001; www.creolapdx.com $$ D R † Trader Vic’s Exotic handcrafted cocktails and cuisine in a tropical setting; weekend brunch. 1203 N.W. Glisan St.; 503.467.2277; www. tradervicspdx.com $$$ B D R Cajun/Creole ƒ weekend brunch. 71 S.W. Second Ave.; 503.222.2155; www.thirsty lionpub.com $$ L D McMenamins Bagdad Theater Pub Movie theater offering classic pub fare with a Northwest kick. 3702 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.236.9234; www. mcmenamins.com $ L D The Heathman Restaurant and Bar Seasonal, French-inspired cuisine; elegant and service-oriented. 1001 S.W. Broadway; 503.790.7752; www.heathmanrestaurant andbar.com $$$ B L D R Old Wives’ Tales Healthy, international fare; playroom for kids. 1300 E. Burnside St.; 503.238.0470; www. oldwivestalesrestaurant.com $BLDR ” Deschutes Brewery Public House Welcoming pub in a historic building. 210 N.W. 11th Ave.; 503.296.4906; www. deschutesbrewery.com $-$$ L D Thirsty Lion Pub Grill Widmer Brothers Brewing Co. Gasthaus German-style brewpub in a historic building. 929 N. Russell St.; 503.281.2437; www.widmer.com $-$$ LDR • MacTarnahan’s Taproom at Pyramid Brewery Stunning copper brewing kettles dominate the décor of this brewpub. 2730 N.W. 31st Ave.; 503.228.5269; www.macs beer.com $-$$ L D R – Teardrop Lounge Elegant bar serving handcrafted cocktails. 1015 N.W. Everett St.; 503.445.8109; www.tear droplounge.com $ D Northwest dishes; weekend brunch. 2930 N.E. Killingsworth St.; 503.227.2669; www.cocottepdx.com $$ B D R The Old Spaghetti Factory Casual Italian family dining with bedpost booths. 0715 S.W. Bancroft St.; 503.222.5375; www.osf.com $LDR ƒ The Commons Brewery Nano-brewery; tasting room open Thurs.Sat. 1810 S.E. 10th Ave. (entrance on S.E. Stephens); 503.343.5501; www. commonsbrewery.com Cocotte Bar Bistro Parisian-style bistro Family-friendly Upright Brewing Tasting room open weekends only. 240 N. Broadway, Suite 2; 503.735.5337; www. uprightbrewing.com — brunch. 3111 S.E. Division St.; 503.688.1750; www. sunshinepdx.com $$ B D Lucky Labrador Tap Room 1700 N. Killingsworth St.; 503.505.9511 Brasserie Montmartre French-American gastropub; frequent live jazz. 626 S.W. Park Ave.; 503. 236.3036; www.brasserie portland.com $$ L D R Vegetarian House Flavorful dishes, all featuring faux meat. 22 N.W. Fourth Ave.; 503.274.0160; no website $ L D ˜ Sunhsine Tavern Simple pub fare made with quality ingredients; full bar, French Seres Restaurant Bar Elegant spot for fresh, organic classics. 1105 N.W. Lovejoy St.; 971.222.7327; www.seresrestaurant.com $$ L D R Rogue Ales Public House Family- and dog-friendly pub; also houses a rum distillery. 1339 N.W. Flanders St.; 503.222.5910; www. rogue.com $-$$ L D Lucky Labrador Public House 7675 S.W. Capitol Highway; 503.244.2537 Coalition Brewing Pub and 10-barrel brewery featuring regular offerings from homebrewers. Open for lunch on weekends. 2724 S.E. Ankeny St.; 503. 894.8080; www.coalition brewing.com $ L D Lucky Strike Spicy Szechuan cuisine inside the Hawthorne Theater. 3862 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.206.8292; www.luckystrikepdx.com $-$$ L D Rock Bottom Restaurant Brewpub Downtown brewery with billiards. 206 S.W. Morrison St.; 503.796.2739; www. rockbottom.com $$ L D R Lucky Labrador Brew Pub 915 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.236.3555 North Station N. Killingsworth St. at Greeley Ave. ™ Lucky Labrador Beer Hall Brewpub with dogs allowed on the patio. 1945 N.W. Quimby St.; 503.517.4352; www. luckylab.com $ L D Mississippi Marketplace 4233 N. Mississippi Ave. www.missmarketplace.com Good Food Here 4262 S.E. Belmont St. ƒ Spirit of 77 Sports bar with upscale eats. 500 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; 503.232.9977; www.spiritof77bar.com $LD Hunan Authentic, unpretentious Chinese in downtown. Morgan’s Alley 515 S.W. Broadway; 503.224.8063; no website $ L D Ringler’s Pub at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom Historic pub at a popular concert venue. 1332 W. Burnside St.; 503.225.0627; www.mcmenamins.com $-$$ L D Cartopia S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. at 12th Ave. d Laurelwood Public House Brewery Casual brewpub. 5115 N.E. Sandy Blvd.; 503.282.0622; www.laurelwoodbrewpub. com $-$$ L D Cascade Brewing Barrel House Eighteen taps, including barrel-aged sour beers. 939 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.265.8603; www. cascadebrewingbarrelhouse. com $ D House of Louie Chinatown landmark serving favorites and dim sum. 331 N.W. Davis St.; 503.228.9898; no website $LD Portland Brewing Company Famous for its MacTarnahan’s Amber Ale. 2730 N.W. 31st Ave.; 503.228.5269; www.portlandbrewing.com Hopworks BikeBar 3947 N. Williams Ave.; 503.287.6258 Burnside Brewing Seasonal brews and ambitious, locally sourced food. 701 E. Burnside St.; 503.946.8151; www. burnsidebrewco.com $ D Saraveza Pub/bottle shop serving American craft beer and English-style pasties. 1004 N. Killingsworth St.; 503.206.4252; www. saraveza.com $ L D Pints Coffeehouse by morning, urban taproom by night. 412 N.W. Fifth Ave.; 503.564.2739; www.pints brewing.com $ B L D University(downtown) S.W. Fourth Ave. between Hall and College streets ˜ BridgePort Brewpub Oregon’s oldest craft brewery. Historic setting with outdoor seating. 1313 N.W. Marshall St.; 503.241.3612; 888. 834.7546; www.bridgeport brew.com $-$$ B L D R DragonWell Bistro Chinese classics and great happy hour. 101 S.W. Yamhill St.; 503.224.0800; www.dragonwellbistro.com $$ L D R – Produce Row Café Two dozen taps, full bar and menu, live music, patio. 204 S.E. Oak St.; 503.232.8355; www. producerowcafe.com $ L D Rotture Music venue and dance club in the Central Eastside Industrial District. 315 S.E. Third Ave.; 503. 234.5683; www.rotture.com t r v u t s s r q p 86 Hopworks Urban Brewery Eco-brewpub offering all-organic beers and food. Pizza is a specialty. 2944 S.E. Powell Blvd.; 503.232.4677; www.hop worksbeer.com $ L D Base Camp Brewing Company Pizza and falafel food carts on-site. 930 S.E. Oak St.; 503.477.7479; www.base campbrewingco.com $ L D Third Avenue (downtown) S.W. Third Ave. between Stark and Washington streets Chinese – The Palm Court In the lobby of The Benson Hotel; live music on weekends. 309 S.W. Broadway; 503.228.2000; www.benson hotel.com $$$ B L D Oaks Bottom Public House Westmoreland pub named for nearby wetlands. 1621 S.E. Bybee Blvd.; 503.232.1728; www.new oldlompoc.com $ L D Hedge House Neighborhood pub with great outdoor seating. 3412 S.E. Division St.; 503.235.2215; www.new oldlompoc.com $ L D Amnesia Brewing Mississippi Avenue brewpub with large patio. 832 N. Beech St.; 503.281.7708; www.amnesiabrews.com $LD Paddy’s Bar Grill Downtown Irish bar with more than 500 spirits. 65 S.W. Yamhill St.; 503.224.5626; www.paddys. com $$ L D
  • 68. Broder Café Scandinavian brunch favorite. 2508 S.E. Clinton St.; 503.736.3333; www. broderpdx.com $ B L D Greek Alexis Local favorite, with weekend belly dancers. 215 W. Burnside St.; 503.224.8577; www.alexisfoods.com $$ LDR it starts with a warm welcome...and a cookie DOUBLETREE   BY HILTON PORTLAND Eleni’s Estiatorio – Sellwood Cozy, romantic spot in antique district. 7712 S.E. 13th Ave.; 503.230.2165; www.elenisrestaurant.com $$-$$$ D R Grüner Restaurant Cozy alpine cuisine. 527 S.W. 12th Ave.; 503.241.7163; www.gruner pdx.com $$-$$$ D R Eleni’s Philoxenia – Pearl District Sleek, cosmopolitan restaurant with an authentic menu. 112 N.W. Ninth Ave.; 503.227.2158 $$-$$$ D R where the little things mean everything 1000 NE MULTNOMAH ST p: 503.281.6111 doubletreegreen.com Isabel Asian-Latin dishes healthfully prepared. 330 N.W. 10th Ave.; 503.222.4333; www.isabelscantina.com $$ B L D Indian Bollywood Theater Authentic street foods, curries and more. 2039 N.E. Alberta St.; 971.200.4711; www. bollywoodtheaterpdx.com $$ L D DINING Equinox Seasonal, cosmopolitan fare in a relaxed atmosphere. 830 N. Shaver St.; 503.460.3333; www. equinoxrestaurant pdx.com $$ B L D Levant French-Arabesque cuisine around an open hearth. 2448 E. Burnside St.; 503.954.2322; www. levantpdx.com $$ D Lolo Happening tapas spot Bombay Cricket Club Indian specialties and “mango-ritas” served in a cheerful space. 1925 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.231.0740; www. bombaycricketclub restaurant.com $$ D R foods and wines. 2940 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.288.3400; www.lolopdx.com $ D ¡OBA! East India Co. Grill Bar Classic Indian cuisine with a contemporary 821 S.W. 11th Ave.; 503.227.8815; www.east indiacopdx.com $$-$$$ L D R 555 N.W. 12th Ave.; 503.228.6161; www.oba restaurant.com $$$ D R Old Wives’ Tales International menu featuring vegetarian and glutenfree options; children’s playroom. 1300 E. Burnside St.; 503.238.0470; www. oldwivestalesrestaurant.com $$ B L D R 1038 S.W. Morrison St.; 503.274.1017; www.india houseportland.com $$ L D R Best Riverfront Happy Hour in Town Contemporary American Cuisine with Southern Influences Ox Restaurant Meats prepared on a custom Argentine-style 2225 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; 503.284.3366; www.oxpdx. com $$$ D R Vindalho Modern interpretations of classic Indian dishes. 2038 S.E. Clinton St.; 503.467.4550; www. vindalho.com $$ D R Pacific Northwest Wines, Brews and Spirits Live Piano Music Nightly Private Events Up to 25 People Valet Parking or Self Parking Available Pambiche Traditional Cuban fare in a vibrant atmosphere. 2811 N.E. Glisan St.; 503. 235.0511; www.pambiche. com $$ B L D International Andina Restaurant Authentic Peruvian tapas and cocktails. 1314 N.W. Glisan St.; 503.228.9535; www.andinarestaurant.com $$$ L D R Serving Brunch Starting this Spring TRAVELPORTLAND.COM India House Mannered cuisine in Patanegra Spanish tapas and paellas. 1818 N.W. 23rd Place; 503.227.7282; www.pata negrarestaurant.com $$ D Brazil Grill Fun and bright with sword-wielding gauchos. 1201 S.W. 12th Ave.; 503.222.0002; www. brazilgrillrestaurant.com $$$ D R Queen of Sheba Spicy, family-oriented Ethiopian cuisine. 2413 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; 503.287.6302; www. queenofsheba.biz $ B L D R 1910 SW River Drive | Portland, OR 97201 503.222.7300 | quartetpdx.com ICON KEY $ Less than $14 B = Breakfast / brunch $$ $14-$20 L = Lunch $$$ More than $20 D = Dinner All addresses are in Portland. R = Reservations suggested All Oregon restaurants and bars are nonsmoking. 87 ‡ ‡ ‰ ‹ z Š ‰ ˆ z ‡ † … z } „ v ƒ ‹ ~ y ‡ r ‰ o Š € ‹  ‚ s  t “ n r ’ o € {  v q r p { n r € v  ‘ q p n o r  v  { ~ o x  x Ž x t p p } } o | {  n n w Œ z m n y † o ‡ x … w … n r v u t n p q o s r q p p o n m
  • 69. Iorio Restaurant Southern Italian for couples and families. 912 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.445.4716; www.iorio restaurant.com $$ D R ‹ ~ y ‡ r ‰ o Š € ‹  ‚ s  t “ n r ’ o € {  v q r p { n r € v  ‘ q p n o r  v  TRAVELPORTLAND.COM Yakuza Lounge Restaurant-pub offering Asian fusion dishes. 5411 N.E. 30th Ave.; 503.450.0893; www. yakuzalounge.com $$ D R Boke Bowl Popular lunchtime ramen spot; Korean fried chicken dinners on Thursdays. 1028 S.E. Water Ave.; 503. 719.5968; www.bokebowl. com $$ L The Old Spaghetti Factory Casual family dining with bedpost booths. 0715 S.W. Bancroft St.; 503.222.5375; www.osf.com $ L D R Coppia! Italian Restaurant Pearl District eatery pairing the food and wines of Piedmont. 417 N.W. 10th Ave.; 503.295.9536; www.coppiaportland.com $$$ D R Wafu Innovative ramen and small plates in hip bar setting. 3113 S.E. Division St.; 503.236.0205; www. wafupdx.com $$ D R Biwa Small plates, noodles and extensive saké list. 215 S.E. Ninth Ave.; 504.239.8830; www.biwarestaurant.com $$ D Nostrana Rough-hewn eatery; wood1401 S.E. Morrison St.; 503.234.2427; www.nostrana.com $$-$$$ L D R Comune Accanto Casual Italian café adjacent to Genoa Restaurant. 2838 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.235.4900; www. accantopdx.com $$ D R Uchu Sushi and Fried Chicken Late-night restaurant and bar that combines two favorites. 3940 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.281.8248; www. uchusushi.com $$ D R Bamboo Sushi – Northwest 838 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 971.229.1925 Nel Centro Upscale Italian/French restaurant in the Hotel Modera. 1408 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 503.484.1099; www. nelcentro.com $$ B L D R Ciao Vito Romantic neighborhood trattoria. 2203 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.282.5522; www. ciaovito.net $$ D R Tanuki Japanese small plates to share over drinks. 8029 S.E. Stark St.; www. tanukipdx.com $ D Bamboo Sushi Innovative sushi restaurant dedicated to sustainability. 310 S.E. 28th Ave.; 503.232.5255; www. bamboosushipdx.com $ D ƒ Castagna Restaurant and Café Modern French and Italian cuisine. 1752 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.231.7373; www.castagnarestaurant.com $$-$$$ D R Sinju Restaurant Sleek tatami rooms. 1022 N.W. Johnson St.; 503.223.6535; www. sinjurestaurant.com $$$ L D R Japanese Mucca Osteria Roman eatery in downtown featuring housemade pasta. 1022 S.W. Morrison St.; 503.227.5521; www.muccaosteria.com $$ D R v Caffe Mingo Small, romantic Italian bistro with open kitchen. 807 N.W. 21st Ave.; 503.226.4646; www. barmingonw.com/caffemingo $$$ D Yataimaru Mura by Shigezo 3812 S.E. Division St.; 503.841.5227 3 Doors Down Café Italian-Northwest cuisine right off of Hawthorne Boulevard. 1429 S.E. 37th Ave.; 503.236.6886; www.3doorsdowncafe.com Mama Mia Trattoria Traditional southern Italian fare. 439 S.W. Second Ave.; 503.295.6464; www. mamamiatrattoria.com $$ L D R „ Bar Mingo Italian home cooking; seasonal ingredients and handmade pasta. 811 N.W. 21st Ave.; 503.445.4646; www.barmingonw.com $$ D R { ~ o x  x Ž x t p p } } o | {  n n w Œ z m n y † 88 Tabla Mediterranean Bistro A modern twist on Mediterranean specialties. 200 N.E. 28th Ave.; 503.238.3777; www. tmbistro.com $$ D R Luce Contemporary Italian fare in a corner-store setting. 2138-2140 E. Burnside St.; 503.236.7195; www. luceevents.blogspot.com $$ L D } Ava Gene’s Upscale, inventive fare with great wine and craft cocktails. 3377 S.E. Division St.; 971.229.0571; www. avagenes.com $$$ D R Shigezo Izakaya-style small plates, ramen and sushi in the Cultural District. 910 S.W. Salmon St.; 503.688.5202; www.shigezo-pdx.com $-$$ L D R Serratto Lively, elegant neighborhood eatery. 2112 N.W. Kearney St.; 503.221.1195; www.serratto.com $$ L D R z 215 W. Burnside Portland, OR 97209 503.224.8577 fax 503.224.9354 alexisgreekpdx.com … aditional eek Cuisine Giorgio’s Northern Italian with French and Northwest 1131 N.W. Hoyt St.; 503.221.1888; www. giorgiospdx.com $$ L D R † Aquariva Easygoing elegance in a riverside setting at River’s Edge Hotel Spa. 0470 S.W. Hamilton Court; 503.802.5850; www. riversedgehotel.com $$$ L D R ‡ fax 503.224.9354 Murata Authentic, fresh sushi and Japanese cuisine near Keller Auditorium. 200 S.W. Market St. #1100; 503.227.0080; no website $$$ L D R Porto Terra Tuscan Grill Bar nered and warm. 830 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 503.944.1090; www.portoterra.com $$ L D R z Italian ˆ Gino’s Raucous Italian in quaint Sellwood. 8051 S.E. 13th Ave.; 503.233.4613; www. ginossellwood.com $$ D Portland, OR 97209 Mirakutei Ramen, izakaya and sushi. 536 E. Burnside St.; 503.467.7501; www. mirakuteipdx.com $$ D ‰ menu. 2832 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.238.1464; www. genoarestaurant.com $$$ D R Š Toro Bravo Spanish-style tapas bar offering creative small plates; many vegetarian dishes. 120 N.E. Russell St.; 503.281.4464; www.toro bravopdx.com $$ D R www Piazza Italia Bright café; outdoor seating in summer. 1129 N.W. Johnson St.; 503.478.0619; www. piazzaportland.com $$ L D R Genoa z salvadormollys.com $$ L D Hokusei Sushi Acclaimed eatery with extensive nigiri and sashimi offerings. 4246 S.E. Belmont St.; 971.279.2161; www. hokuseisushi.com $$$ D R ‹ Salvador Molly’s Alexis offers excetional Family-run for 30 years, Alexis offers exceptional Wild pirate cooking. food service in a in a friendly food service friendly atmosphere. 1523 S.W. Sunset Blvd.; 503.293.1790; www. atmosphere. Plan your next event with us. Catering available too. Alexis will make it memorable. Pazzo Ristorante Lively downtown space; 627 S.W. Washington St.; 503.228.1515; www.pazzo. com $$$ B L D R Fratelli Ristorante Regionally inspired Italian cuisine in the Pearl District. 1230 N.W. Hoyt St.; 503.241.8800; www. fratelliportland.com $$ D R ‰ Escape from the ordinary... Family-run for over 30 years, come to Portland’s very own Greek Taverna. Pastini Pastaria – Northwest 1506 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 503.595.1205 Chef Naoko Bento Café Authentic Japanese lunches with local, organic ingredients. 1237 S.W. Jefferson St.; 503.227.4136; www. chefnaoko.com $ L ‡ Escape from the ordinary...come to Portland’s very own Greek Taverna. Pastini Pastaria – Northeast 1426 N.E. Broadway; 503.288.4300 Italian cuisine; pizza a specialty. 711 N.E. Dekum St.; 503.954.1702; www. $$ D R Boxer Sushi Modern sushi restaurant specializing in omakase (chef’s choice) menu. 1524 S.E. 20th Ave.; 971.271.8635; www. boxersushi.com $$$ D R ‡ The Rheinlander Restaurant and Gustav’s Pub Grill German fare in an Old World setting. 5035 N.E. Sandy Blvd.; 503.288.5503; www.rheinlander.com $$ L D R Pastini Pastaria – Downtown Casual Italian bistro. 911 S.W. Taylor St.; 503. 863.5188; www.pastini.net $LD Firehouse Restaurant TRADITIONAL GREEK CUISINE DINING DOC High-quality cuisine, local ingredients and Portland charm. 5519 N.E. 30th Ave.; 503.946.8592; www.docpdx. com $$ D R Ración Modern Spanish tasting menu with an open kitchen. 1205 S.W. Washington St.; 971.276.8008; www.racionpdx.com $$$ D o ‡ x … w … n r v u t n p q o s r q p p o n m
  • 70. Northwest/ Regional Besaw’s Historic 1903 restaurant specializing in breakfast. 2301 N.W. Savier St.; 503.228.2619; www.besaws. com $$ B L D R Ned Ludd Weekend brunch. 3925 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; 503.288.6900; www. nedluddpdx.com $$ B D R Bluehour Restaurant Modern elegance in a Pearl District warehouse; weekend brunch. 250 N.W. 13th Ave.; 503.226.3394; www.bluehouronline.com $$$ L D R Noble Rot Casual wine bar with great city views. 1111 E. Burnside St. Fourth Floor; 503.233.1999; www. noblerotpdx.com $$ D R clarklewis Cutting-edge dining in an industrial setting. 1001 S.E. Water Ave. 503.235.2294; www.clarklewispdx.com $$$ L D R Apizza Scholls Gourmet pizzeria with a loyal following. 4741 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.233.1286; www. apizzascholls.com $$ D Gracie’s The Driftwood Room Opulent booths suggest midcentury Hollywood. Inside Hotel deLuxe. 729 S.W. 15th Ave.; 503.222.2171; www. graciesdining.com $$-$$$ B L D R Higgins Restaurant Bar Legendary destination for regional cuisine. 1239 S.W. Broadway; 503.222.9070; www.higginsportland.com $$$ L D R Jo Bar and Rotisserie Welcoming spot with spit-roasted fare. 715 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 503.222.0048; www.papahaydn.com $$ L D R Hot Lips Pizza – The Pearl 721 N.W. Ninth Ave.; 503.595.2342 Three Degrees Airy and comfortable riverside dining inside the RiverPlace Hotel. 1510 S.W. Harbor Way; 503.295.6166; www. threedegreesrestaurant.com $$$ B L D R ICON KEY RingSide Fish House Fresh seafood from Oregon and beyond; raw bar. 838 S.W. Park Ave.; 503.227.3900; www.ring $$$ D R Halibut’s Hot Lips Pizza – PSU 1909 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 503.224.0311 RingSide Uptown Classic steak house with impeccable service. 2165 W. Burnside St.; 503.223.1513; www. ringsidesteakhouse.com $$$ D R 2525 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.808.9601; www. halibuts.squarespace.com $LDR Ken’s Artisan Pizza Neapolitan-style pizzas Jake’s Famous wood-burning oven. 304 S.E. 28th Ave.; 503.517.9951; www. kensartisan.com $$ L D $ Less than $14 B = Breakfast / brunch $$ $14-$20 L = Lunch $$$ More than $20 D = Dinner All addresses are in Portland. R = Reservations suggested All Oregon restaurants and bars are nonsmoking. Historic restaurant; a Portland landmark. 401 S.W. 12th Ave.; 503.226.1419; 89 com $$$ L D R ¬ ¡ ¤ «  ª ² ¥   ® ™ ° – ± § ² ¦ © š ¨ › º • ™ ¹ – § ¢ ¦  ˜ ™ — ¢ • ™ §  ¦ ¸ ˜ — • – Karam Lebanese Cuisine Homemade specialties and warm service. 316 S.W. Stark St.; 503.223.0830; www.karamrestaurant.com $$ L D R RingSide Eastside Classic, award-winning steak house. 14021 N.E. Glisan St.; 503.255.0750; www.ringsidesteakhouse.com $$$ D R El Gaucho Elegant tableside service; live Latin guitar music. 319 S.W. Broadway; 503.227.8794; www.el gaucho.com $$$ D R ­ Habibi – Old Town 221 S.W. Pine St.; 503.459.4441 Hot Lips Pizza – Killingsworth 5440 N.E. 33rd Ave.; 503.445.1020 Park Kitchen Convivial and inviting bistro in the leafy North Park Blocks. 422 N.W. Eighth Ave.; 503.223.7275; www. parkkitchen.com $$$ L D R “Catch-inspired” seafood restaurant. 333 N.W. 13th Ave.; 503.894.8978; www. $$$ D R EaT: An Oyster Bar New Orleans cuisine served in a casual setting. 3808 N. Williams Ave.; 503.281.1222; www.eat oysterbar.com $ L D ® Habibi Syrian and Lebanese specialties. 1012 S.W. Morrison St.; 503.274.0628; www.habibirestaurantpdx. com $$ L D Hot Lips Pizza – The Civic 633 S.W. 19th Ave.; 503.517.9354 Paragon Restaurant Bar Sophisticated, lively, modern bistro. 1309 N.W. Hoyt St.; 503.833.5060; www.paragonrestaurant.com $$ L D Portland Prime Northwest seafood and prime steaks in a club-like setting. 121 S.W. Third Ave.; 503.223.6200; www. portlandprime.net $$$ L D R Dan Louis’ Oyster Bar Restaurant Museum Old Town landmark packed with history. 208 S.W. Ankeny St.; 503.227.5906; www.danandlouis.com $$ L D R Hot Lips Pizza – Hawthorne Sustainably minded pizzeria using local and organic ingredients. 2211 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.234.9999; www.hotlipspizza.com $ L D Papa Haydn – Nob Hill Destination restaurant renowned for desserts. 701 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 503.228.7317; www.papa haydn.com $$ L D R ¡ Middle Eastern Al-Amir Exotic cuisine in the historic Bishop’s House. 223 S.W. Stark St.; 503.274.0010; www.alamir portland.com $$ L D R Chart House – Portland Awe-inspiring views, including Mount Hood on clear days. 5700 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd.; 503.246.6963; www.chart-house.com $$$ L D R Hammy’s Pizza Thin-crust pies with organic toppings; carryout until 2:30 a.m.; delivery until 4 a.m. 2114 S.E. Clinton St.; 503.235.1035; www. hammyspizza.com $ D espresso machine. 5829 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.; 503.232.9440; www. papahaydn.com $$ L D R Portland City Grill Spectacular city views; steaks, seafood and full sushi menu. 111 S.W. Fifth Ave., 30th Floor (US Bancorp Tower); 503.450.0030; www.port landcitygrill.com $$$ L D R Steak Seafood ¯ Trébol Oaxacan cuisine made with local, sustainable ingredients. 4835 N. Albina Ave.; 503.517.9347; www. trebolpdx.com $$ B D Newport Seafood Grill at RiverPlace 0425 S.W. Montgomery St.; 503.227.3474 oven. 36 S.W. Third Ave.; 503.548.2917; www.via tribunali.net $ L D Dove Vivi Chicago-style cornmeal crust, seasonal toppings. 2727 N.E. Glisan St.; 503.239.4444; www. dovevivipizza.com $ D Papa Haydn – Eastside The Farm Café Seasonal menu boasts organic produce and wildcaught seafood. 10 S.E. Seventh Ave.; 503.736.3276; www.thefarmcafe.net $$ D Via Tribunali Pizzeria with authentic Italian ingredients and a ° ¿Por Qué No? Taqueria – Hawthorne 4635 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.954.3138 Newport Seafood Grill Laid-back; Italian leather booths. 1200 N.E. Broadway; 503.493.0100; www. newportseafoodgrill.com $$ L D R pizza; communal seating. 3220 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.; 503.234.0330; www.taste budfarm.com $ B D Pizza Paley’s Place Bistro Bar French-inspired dishes in a restored Victorian house; outdoor seating. 1204 N.W. 21st Ave.; 503.243.2403; www.paleysplace.net $$$ D R Clyde Common A regional take on classic dining; communal seating. 1014 S.W. Stark St.; 503.228.3333; www. clydecommon.com $$ L D R Tastebud ± ¿Por Qué No? Taqueria Fresh fare in a small, cheery space. 3524 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.467.4149; www.porquenotacos.com $$ L D Morton’s The Steakhouse Classic steak house. 213 S.W. Clay St.; 503.248.2100; www.mortons.com $$$ D R 1134 N.W. Everett St.; 503.241.1600; www. ovenandshaker.com $$ L D ¡ Nuestra Cocina Authentic central Mexican cuisine. 2135 S.E. Division St.; 503.232.2135; www. nuestra-cocina.com $$ D Oven and Shaker Modern saloon with Wilfs Restaurant Bar Piano bar with cozy wingback chairs. 800 N.W. Sixth Ave. (Union Station); 503.223.0070; www.wilfs restaurant.com $$$ L D R ² Mextiza Traditional Mexican dishes and a wide selection of tequilas. 2103 N. Killingsworth St.; 503.289.3709; www. mextiza.com $$ L D R McCormick Schmick’s Harborside at the Marina Lively bar scene and Willamette River views. 309 S.W. Montgomery St.; 503.220.1865; www. mccormickandschmicks.com $$ L D R ° Esparza’s Tex Mex Café Southwest standards, kitschy décor. 2725 S.E. Ankeny St.; 503.234.7909; www.esparzastexmex.com $LD Old Town Pizza – Vanport Square Legendary pizza in a sustainably remodeled eastside space. 5201 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; 503.200.5988 Wildwood Restaurant Bar Classic Northwestern cuisine. 1221 N.W. 21st Ave.; 503.248.9663; www. wildwoodrestaurant.com $$$ L D R Meriwether’s Restaurant Regional cuisine prepared with produce from an urban farm. 2601 N.W. Vaughn St.; 503.228.1250; www.meriwethersnw.com $$$ B L D R Laurelhurst Market Sandwiches by day, steak house by night. 3155 E. Burnside St.; 503.206.3099; www.laurelhurstmarket.com $$$ D R DINING yet informal space. 3808 N. Williams Ave.; 503.288.6200; www. lincolnpdx.com $$ D R Ya Hala Authentic Lebanese family dining. 8005 S.E. Stark St.; 503.256.4484; www.yahala restaurant.com $ L D Cha Taqueria Bar Stylish Mexican with an emphasis on organic ingredients. 305 N.W. 21st Ave.; 503.295.4077; www. chaportland.com $$ L D Old Town Pizza Charm in Old Town, and a ghost or two. 226 N.W. Davis St.; 503.222.9999; www.oldtownpizza.com $LD Veritable Quandary Storied, lively Portland eatery; weekend brunch. 1220 S.W. First Ave.; 503. 227.7342; www.veritable quandary.com $$-$$$ B L D R Lincoln TRAVELPORTLAND.COM Nicholas – Northeast 3223 N.E. Broadway; 503.445.4700 Jake’s Grill American favorites with Northwest detail; warm, friendly service. 611 S.W. 10th Ave.; 503.220.1850; www.jakesgrill.com $$ B L D R ® dining; locally sourced ingredients. 5507 N.E. 30th Ave.; 503.287.7555; www. autenticaportland.com $$ B D R Mississippi Pizza Pub Great pie, cocktails and live music nightly. 3552 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.288.3231; www. mississippipizza.com $ L D ® Autentica Mexican Cuisine Truss Seasonal menu and large wine list at the Marriott Downtown Waterfront. 1401 S.W. Naito Pwky.; 503.499.6385; www. marriott.com $$ B L D R The Kingdom of Roosevelt Adventurous dishes focused on Northwest game and foraged wild foods. 2035 S.E. 39th Ave.; 503.447.9285; www. rooseveltpdx.com $$$ D R Nicholas Restaurant Popular eastside eatery; vegetarian-friendly. 318 S.E. Grand Ave.; 503.235.5123; www.nicholas restaurant.com $$ L D Mexican ™ ·  ¦ ¢ ¥ – Ÿ ¶ Ÿ µ Ÿ › — — ¤ ¤ – £ ¢ ´ • • ž ³ ¡ ” •   ­ – ® Ÿ ¬ ž ¬ • ™  œ › • — ˜ – š ™ ˜ — — – • ”
  • 71. Vegetarian Salty’s on the Columbia Two-story deck and walls of windows overlooking the Columbia River. 3839 N.E. Marine Drive; 503.288.4444; www.saltys. com $$-$$$ B L D R DINING Ruth’s Chris Steak House Hip and jazzy with a great happy hour. 850 S.W. Broadway; 503.221.4518; www.ruthschris.com $$$ D R The Bye and Bye Vegan lounge with full bar and food served late. 1011 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.281.0537; www.bye andbye.com $ D Southpark Seafood Grill Wine Bar Seafood restaurant in the Cultural District. 901 S.W. Salmon St.; 503.326.1300; www.south parkseafood.com $$ L D R Urban Farmer Contemporary steak house, local ingredients; inside the Nines hotel. 525 S.W. Morrison St.; 503.222.4900; www. urbanfarmerrestaurant.com $$$ B L D R Thai Mee-Sen Thai Eatery Neighborhood favorite with authentic Thai cuisine. 3924 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.445.1909; www.meesen pdx.com $ L D PaaDee Authentic northern Thai comfort food. 6 S.E. 28th Ave.; 503.360.1453; www. paadeepdx.com $ L D Pok Pok Asian street food in a 3226 S.E. Division St.; 503.232.1387; www.pokpokpdx.com $-$$ L D R Sizzle, Swizzle, and Swirl Happy Hour TRAVELPORTLAND.COM ® Sunday-Friday 4:30-7:00pm Available at the bar Pok Pok Noi This outpost of the local favorite offers counter service and takeout. 1469 N.E. Prescott St.; 503.287.4149; www. pokpoknoi.com $ L D Red Onion Thai Cuisine Adventurous, authentic Thai food in Nob Hill. 1123 N.W. 23rd Ave.; 503.208.2634; www.red onionportland.com $$ L D Siam Society Modern take on Thai in a chicly renovated former power station. 2703 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.922.3675; www.siamsociety.com $$ D R Whiskey Soda Lounge Pok Pok’s sister location, serving cocktails and Thai drinking food. 3131 S.E. Division St.; 503.232.0102; www.whiskeysoda lounge.com $ D Blossoming Lotus Gourmet, organic vegan and live food. 1715 N.E. 15th Ave.; 503.228.0048; www.blpdx.com $ L D Cafe Yumm! Casual eatery serving healthy bowls and sandwiches. 301 S.W. Morrison St.; 503.222.9866; www. cafeyumm.com $ L D Cafe Yumm! – PSU 1806 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 503.226.9866 The Farm Café Seasonal menu boasts organic produce and wildcaught seafood. 10 S.E. Seventh Ave.; 503.736.3276; www.thefarmcafe.net $$ D Laughing Planet Café – Pearl Quick-service café serving nutritious fare. 721 N.W. Ninth Ave. 503.505.5020; www.laughingplanetcafe. com $ L D Laughing Planet Café – Belmont 3320 S.E. Belmont St.; 503.235.6472 Laughing Planet Café – Mississippi 3765 N. Mississippi Ave.; 503.467.4146 Laughing Planet Café – Nob Hill 922 N.W. 21st Ave.; 503.445.1319 Natural Selection ian European-inspired cuisine.Vegan and glutenfree options. 3033 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.288.5883; www.naturalselectionpdx.com $$ D R Old Wives’ Tales International menu featuring vegetarian and glutenfree options; children’s playroom. 1300 E. Burnside St.; 503.238.0470; www. oldwivestalesrestaurant.com $$ B L D R Papa G’s Vegan Organic Deli Healthy fast food; many raw and dessert options. 2314 S.E. Division St.; 503. 235.0244; www. papagees.com $ L D ICON KEY 90 Portland | 503.221.4518 $ Less than $14 B = Breakfast / brunch $$ $14-$20 L = Lunch $$$ More than $20 D = Dinner All addresses are in Portland. R = Reservations suggested All Oregon restaurants and bars are nonsmoking. Portobello Vegan Trattoria Italian specialties crafted with organic, locally sourced ingredients. 1125 S.E. Division St.; 503.754.5993; www. portobellopdx.com $ D R Prasad Fresh, organic, vegan food with gluten-free and raw options. 925 N.W. Davis St.; 503.224.3993; www.prasad cuisine.com $ B L D Sweetpea Baking Company 100 percent vegan bakery and café. 1205 S.E. Stark St.; 503.477.5916; www. sweetpeabaking.com $BLD Tin Shed Garden Café Fresh breakfasts; homey, pet-friendly space. 1438 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.288.6966; www.tinshed gardencafe.com $ B L D Vegetarian House Flavorful Chinese dishes, all featuring faux meat. 22 N.W. Fourth Ave.; 503.274.0160; no website $LD Veggie Grill Vegan fast food, from faux chicken wings to tempeh burgers. 508 S.W. Taylor St.; 503.841.6647; www. veggiegrill.com $ L D Vita Café Modern vegetarian/vegan diner. 3023 N.E. Alberta St.; 503.335.8233; www. vita-cafe.com $ B L D Vietnamese Jade Bistro Teahouse and Patisserie Vietnamese cuisine, tea and desserts in Sellwood. 7912 S.E. 13th Ave.; 503.477.8985; www.jade portland.com $ L D Pho Van – Hawthorne Noodle soups in a Vietnamese artifacts. 3404 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; 503.230.1474; www.phovan restaurant.com $ L D Pho Van – S.E. 82nd 1919 S.E. 82nd Ave.; 503.788.5244 Silk Vietnamese Restaurant Bar Elegant, modern bistro in the Pearl District. 1012 N.W. Glisan St.; 503.248.2172; www.silkby phovan.com $$ L D R Wine Bars Alchemy Wine Productions Urban winery focused on Rhone-style wines; open weekends only. 3315 S.E. 19th Ave., Suite F; 503.893.4659; www. alchemywineproductions.com Bar Avignon Neighborhood wine bar with full menu. 2138 S.E. Division St.; 503.517.0808; www.baravignon.com $$ D Boedecker Cellars Celebrated Pinot noirs; tasting room open weekends. 2621 N.W. 30th Ave.; 503.866.0095; www. boedeckercellars.com Cyril’s at Clay Pigeon Winery Wine bar, tasting room and light eatery. 815 S.E. Oak St.; 503.206.8117; www. cyrilspdx.com $ L D Enso Winery Small-batch, artisan urban winery. 1416 S.E. Stark St.; 503.683.3676; www. ensowinery.com Hip Chicks Do Wine Urban boutique winery. 4510 S.E. 23rd Ave.; 503.234.3790; www. hipchicksdowine.com Kir Central Eastside wine bar menu. 22 N.E. Seventh Ave.; 503.232.3063; www. kirwinebar.com $$ D Metrovino Wine bar with Enomatic wine system, full menu. 1139 N.W. 11th Ave.; 503.517.7778; www.metro vinopdx.com $$$ D R Noble Rot Casual wine bar with great city views. 1111 E. Burnside St. Fourth Floor; 503.233.1999; www. noblerotpdx.com $$ D R Oregon Wines on Broadway Downtown wine shop and bar. 515 S.W. Broadway; 503.228.4655; www.oregon winesonbroadway.com Sauvage Wine bar/restaurant at Fausse Piste winery. 537 S.E. Ash St. (enter on Sixth Ave.); 971.258.5829; www. sauvagepdx.com $$ D Seven Bridges Winery Dedicated to rich, full-bodied reds; open Saturdays. 2303 N. Harding Ave.; 503.203.2583; www. sevenbridgeswinery.com Southeast Wine Collective Four urban wineries share production space and tasting room with small bites. Open Wed.-Sun. 2425 S.E. 35th Place; 503.208.2061; www.sewinecollective.com Thirst Wine Bar Bistro Waterfront wine bar with a menu of lighter bites. 0315 S.W. Montgomery St.; 503.295.2747; www.thirst bistro.com $$ L D
  • 72. MAX LIGHT RAIL RESOURCES AND TRANSPORTATION www.pdxpedicab.com 503.828.9888 Wells Fargo – Foreign Exchange Services www.radiocab.net 503.227.1212 TOURS SIGHTSEEING Port of Portland HEALTH, BEAUTY FITNESS Big Pink Sightseeing Columbia Crossroads, Inc. – Destinations International www.grayline ofportland.com 503.241.7373 Clearwater Clinic Bike Tours Radisson Hotel Portland Airport www.clearh2o.org 503.279.0205 LifeCycle Adventures www.radisson.com/ portlandor_airport 503.251.2000 800.994.7878 The Dragontree – Holistic Day Spa www.lifecycle adventures.com 888.669.2453 www.pedalbiketours.com 503.877.2453 American Express Company www.doubledeckerpdx.com 503.575.5875 EcoShuttle HOW TO RIDE MAX A two-hour pass is $2.50 for adults* and is good on all MAX trains, TriMet buses and the Portland Streetcar. Clipper Vacations www.clippervacations.com 206.443.2560 800.888.2535 Bruce International www.bruceinternational. com 503.643.8448 AUTOMOBILE RENTAL Dollar Rent A Car www.portlandhostel.org 503.236.3380 866.447.3031 EverGreen Escapes Brewvana Oregon Revealed by Azumano www.oregonrevealed.com 888.509.9114 Portland Polygot Tours *Fares subject to change. www.portlandpolygot.com 503.358.0189 š ¨ › º • ™ ¹ – § ¢ ¦  ˜ ™ — ¢ • ™ §  ¦ ¸ ˜ — • – ™ ·  ¦ ¢ www.pedalounge.com 503.285.4844 ² Pedalounge © ¥ – www.wevillage.com 503.935.5590 www.housespirits.com 503.235.3174 www.eastsidedistilling.com 503.926.7060 ¦ WeVillage – Drop ‘n Go Childcare House Spirits Distillery www.greentrans.com 503.234.1414 877.853.3577 www.pdxkidscalendar.com 503.975.6978 www.nwromance.com 971.409.3182 Green Cab and Green Shuttle PDX Kids Calendar Eastside Distilling ± www.broadwaycab.com 503.333.3333 800.248.8294 (TAXI) The best way to catch a taxi downtown is to go to a hotel with a dedicated taxi stand, or ask a hotel or restaurant employee to call you a cab. At Portland International Airport, cabs are available on the lower level outside of baggage claim. The average fare to downtown is approximately $35*. Northwest Romance Travel ° Broadway Cab Distillery Row Tours www.distilleryrowtours.com 503.803.3989 ® TAXI CABS www.munchkincare.com 503.632.2271 ² Creative Childcare Solutions, Inc. www.mercycorps.org 503.896.5002 § www.besolucky.com 503.254.0010 Mercy Corps Action Center – CHILD CARE SERVICES ™ www.experience brewvana.com 503.729.6804 Lucky Limousine Towncar Service   www.zipcar.com 503.519.4986 Know Your City www.knowyourcity.com 503.235.2159 ¥ Zipcar ª www.americas hubworldtours.com 503.896.2464 www.21towncar.com 503.476.5527  21st Century Limo and Towncar Service Via the Portland Streetcar (www. portlandstreetcar.org), you can easily travel between downtown, the Pearl District and Northwest Portland, as well as the Central Eastside. Twohour tickets can be purchased for $1* onboard any streetcar; MAX tickets are also good for the streetcar and buses. « America’s Hub World Tours ¤ LIMOS/TOWNCARS Courthouse Square. www.martinsgorge tours.com 503.349.1323 877.290.8687 (TOUR) ¡ Brewery/DISTILLERY Tours ¬ www.enterprise.com 503.252.1500 (airport) 503.275.5359 (downtown) 503.230.1212 (convention center) 800.736.8222 Tickets and maps are available at the A Gorge Tour with Martin ­ www.nwportlandhostel.com 503.241.2783 888.777.0067 ® Enterprise RentA-Car ¡ www.willamettejet.com 503.231.1532 888.538.2628 Hostelling International – Northwest Portland You must purchase your ticket at the station before boarding MAX. Use the validator for pre-purchased tickets. ¯ Willamette Jetboat Excursions Hours vary, but all MAX lines run about every 15 minutes most of the day, every day. The airport line runs from roughly 5 a.m. to midnight daily. www.evergreen escapes.com 503.252.1931 866.203.7603 www.portlandspirit.com 503.224.3900 800.224.3901 91 ° www.dollar.com 503.249.4792 (airport) 503.228.3540 (downtown) 800.800.4000 www.ecotours-of-oregon. com 503.245.1428 888.868.7733 (888.TOURS33) Portland Spirit River Cruises Hostelling International – Hawthorne District The airport MAX station and ticket machines are located on the lower level, next to the south baggage claim area (turn right at the bottom of the escalator). ± www.cpportland.com 503.233.2401 EcoTours of Oregon Day Tours Boat Tours www.americanexpress.com 877.259.4070 Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Convention Center www.ecoshuttle.net 503.548.4480 877.326.4739 (877.ECO4PDX) ¡ www.bluestarbus.com 503.249.1837 800.247.2272 Double Decker PDX Pedal Bike Tours The four lines of Portland’s MAX Light Rail System (www.trimet.org/ max) connect Portland International Airport (PDX), downtown hotels and the Oregon Convention Center, as well as popular destinations like the Rose Garden arena, Lloyd Center shopping mall and Washington Park. www.columbiacrossroads.com 503.225.9995 800.524.7084 www.pdxpedicab.com 503.828.9888 INTERNATIONAL SERVICES Blue Star Airporters Charters Tours Ÿ ¶ Ÿ µ Ÿ › — — ¤ ¤ – £ ¢ ´ • • ž ³ ¡ ” •   ­ – ® Ÿ ¬ ž ¬ • ™  œ › • — ˜ – š ™ ˜ — — – • ” P H OTO G R A P H B Y T I M J E W E T T PDX Pedicab www.thedragontree.com 503.221.4123 (Northwest) 503.331.1131 (airport) AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION GETTING AROUND ² www.portofportland.com 503.415.6100 800.547.8411 www.americashubworld tours.com 503.896.2464 800.637.3110 Radio Cab Company www.foreignexchange services.com 503.886.1280 800.678.4653 ° www.hiexpress.com/ portland-apt 503.251.9991 800.831.7565 America’s Hub World Tours ® Holiday Inn Express Suites – Portland Airport General Tours PDX Pedicab TRAVELPORTLAND.COM CURRENCY EXCHANGE ® AIRPORT PARKING
  • 73. TRAVEL PORTLAND VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER RESOURCES AND TRANSPORTATION CONTINUED Sea to Summit Tours Ski Shuttles Domaine Drouhin Oregon www.seatosummit.net 503.286.9333 www.domainedrouhin.com 503.864.2700 Helicopter Tours Grape Escape Winery Tours www.konect-aviation.com 503.376.0190 The Travel Portland Visitor Information Center has all the answers. My Chauffeur Wine Tours www.tourportland.com 503.969.4370 877.692.4283 escapes.livingsocial.com 877.521.4191 www.mtrwestern.com 971.255.7105 Vacations www.pnw-vacations.com 503.821.1394 NW Navigator Luxury Coaches, LLC www.nwnavigatorofor.com 503.285.3000 OregonWest Excursions www.orwest.com 800.333.0774 Willamette Valley Wineries Association www.ocwbus.com 503.484.4100 Tzell Travel Group NW / Oregon Beach Vacations WineDirt.com www.eatadventures.com 503.928.7988 OCW Coachways www.willamettewines.com 503.646.2985 Eat Adventures Portland International Airport www.tzellnw.com 877.644.0333 www.flypdx.com 503.460.4040 877.739.4636 Visit www.travelportland. com for a complete resource directory. Discover My Portland Weekend Walking Tours www.winedirt.com 503.583.4391 www.discoverpdx.com 503.793.7068 Need help planning your time in Portland? No worries: The staff at the Travel Portland Visitor Information Center has the scoop — along with maps, brochures and expert recommendations. The information center is located in Pioneer Courthouse Square (S.W. Sixth Ave. between Morrison and Yamhill streets), on the MAX light rail line and within easy walking distance of downtown hotels. The center shares space with TriMet, the Portland area’s regional transportation authority. So, in addition to gathering maps and information, you can buy day- and weeklong passes to ride all of Portland’s buses, MAX trains and streetcars. New in 2013, touch-screen kiosks put info at your livingsocial MTR Western America’s Hub World Tours ANY QUESTIONS? www.expedia.com 425.679.7174 800.397.3342 www.mthoodrr.com 541.386.3556 Walking Tours www.americashub worldtours.com 503.896.2464 Expedia, Inc. Mt. Hood Railroad and Dinner Train www.grapeescape tours.com 503.283.3380 Konect Aviation Journey Coaches www.journeycoaches.com 541.419.3084 TRANSPORTATION Food Carts Portland Alaska Airlines/ Horizon Portland Streetcar www.foodcarts portland.com 503.896.2771 www.alaskaair.com 503.249.4075 800.252.7522 (reservations) www.portlandstreetcar.org 503.823.2900 503.238.7433 (schedules) Forktown Food Tours Amtrak www.forktown.com 503.234.3663 www.amtrakcascades.com 503.227.8044 800.872.7245 RAZ Transportation Co. Portland Walking Tours www.raztrans.com 503.684.3322 Delta Air Lines www.trimet.org 503.238.7433 Gray Line of Portland Secrets of Portlandia Free Walking Tour TriMet www.delta-air.com 404.715.2554 www.portlandwalking tours.com 503.774.4522 VIP PDX, Inc. www.vippdx.com 503.348.3233 www.graylineof portland.com 855.455.7465 www.secretsof portlandia.com 503.703.4282 TRAVEL AGENCIES SERVICES Greyhound Wine Tours 92 www.greyhound.com 800.231.2222 America’s Hub World Tours AAA Oregon/Idaho First Student Charter Bus Rental www.americashubworld tours.com 503.896.2464 www.firstcharterbus.com 360.896.9500 ext. 759 clad in green shirts and jackets, on the streets Tues. – Sat., 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Azumano Travel/ American Express www.azumanotravel.com 503.223.6245 800.777.2018 SIDEWALK AMBASSADORS When you’re downtown, keep an eye out for Sidewalk Ambassadors (www.cleanandsafepdx.com), who travel the streets on foot and bike, ready to help visitors with everything from using public transit to choosing a restaurant. The team also distributes maps and brochures at mobile kiosks, usually near Pioneer Courthouse Square. www.aaa.com 503.222.6700 800.452.1643 PORTLAND WEATHER MONTH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC 5.35 3.85 3.56 2.39 2.06 1.48 0.63 1.09 1.75 2.67 5.34 6.13 HIGH LOW RAINFALL P H OTO G R A P H B Y M R . J A N I S M I G L AV S TRAVELPORTLAND.COM For more information, call toll-free 877.678.5263 or locally 503.275.8355.
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  • 75. CENTRAL CITY HOTELS 1. Ace Hotel 1022 S.W. Stark St. 503.228.2277 www.acehotel.com 2. The Benson Hotel 309 S.W. Broadway 503.228.2000 888.523.6766 www.bensonhotel.com 3. Courtyard by Marriott – Portland City Center 550 S.W. Oak St. 503.505.5000 800.606.3717 www.marriott.com/pdxpc 4. Embassy Suites Portland – Downtown 319 S.W. Pine St. 503.279.9000 800.362.2779 www.embassyportland.com 5. The Governor Hotel 614 S.W. 11th Ave. 503.224.3400 800.554.3456 www.governorhotel.com TRAVELPORTLAND.COM 6. The Heathman Hotel 1001 S.W. Broadway 503.241.4100 800.551.0011 www.heathmanportland.com 7. Hilton Portland Executive Tower 921 S.W. Sixth Ave. 503.226.1611 800.445.8667 www.portland.hilton.com 8. Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites Northwest Portland 2333 N.W. Vaughn St. 503.484.1100 866.492.1100 www.hiexpress.com/ portlandnwdtwn 10. Hotel Fifty 20. The Paramount Hotel 50 S.W. Morrison St. 503.221.0711 877.237.6775 www.hotelfifty.com 808 S.W. Taylor St. 503.223.9900 855.215.0160 www.portlandparamount.com 11. Hotel Lucia 21. Park Lane Suites Inn 400 S.W. Broadway 503.225.1717 877.225.1717 www.hotellucia.com 809 S.W. King Ave. 503.226.6288 800.532.9543 www.parklanesuites.com 12. Hotel Modera 22. Portland Marriott City Center 515 S.W. Clay St. 503.484.1084 877.484.1084 www.hotelmodera.com 520 S.W. Broadway 503.226.6300 800.228.9290 www.marriottportland.com 13. Hotel Monaco Portland 506 S.W. Washington St. 503.222.0001 800.711.2971 www.monaco-portland.com 23. Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront 14. Hotel Vintage Plaza 1401 S.W. Naito Parkway 503.226.7600 800.228.9290 www.marriott.com/pdxor 422 S.W. Broadway 503.228.1212 800.243.0555 www.vintageplaza.com 24. Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown at RiverPlace 15. Inn @ Northrup Station 2025 N.W. Northrup St. 503.224.0543 800.224.1180 www.northrupstation.com 16. La Quinta Inn Suites 4319 N.W. Yeon Ave. 503.497.9044 800.753.3757 www.laquinta.com 17. The Mark Spencer Hotel 409 S.W. 11th Ave. 503.224.3293 800.548.3934 www.markspencer.com 18. McMenamins Crystal Hotel 303 S.W. 12th Ave. 503.225.0047 855.205.3930 www.mcmenamins.com 2115 S.W. River Parkway 503.552.9500 800.331.3131 www.marriott.com/pdxri 25. RiverPlace – A Kimpton Hotel 1510 S.W. Harbor Way 503.228.3233 800.227.1333 www.riverplacehotel.com 26. Silver Cloud Inn – Portland Downtown 2426 N.W. Vaughn St. 503.242.2400 800.551.7207 www.silvercloud.com 27. University Place Hotel and Conference Center 310 S.W. Lincoln St. 503.221.0140 866.845.4647 www.uplacehotel.com 28. The Westin Portland 94 Book your hotel room at www.travelportland.com and receive: complimentary overnight parking (avg. savings of more than $25/night downtown); continental breakfast for two; and the Portland Perks coupon book (more than $600 in savings). This offer is available only at www.travelportland.com or 1.87.PORTLAND (1.877.678.5263), ext. 2. 9. Hotel deLuxe 19. the Nines 729 S.W. 15th Ave. 503.219.2094 866.895.2094 www.hoteldeluxeportland.com 525 S.W. Morrison St. 503.222.9996 877.229.9995 www.thenines.com 750 S.W. Alder St. 503.294.9000 888.627.8401 www.westinportland.com LLOYD DISTRICT CENTRAL EASTSIDE 29. Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown/ Convention Center 435 N.E. Wasco St. 503.234.3200 800.321.2211 www.marriott.com/pdxcl 30. Crowne Plaza Downtown/Convention Center 1441 N.E. Second Ave. 503.233.2401 877.227.6963 www.cpportland.com 31. DoubleTree by Hilton Portland 34. Marriott Residence Inn at Lloyd Center 1710 N.E. Multnomah St. 503.288.1400 800.331.3131 www.marriott.com/pdxlc 35. Quality Inn Downtown Convention Center 431 N.E. Multnomah St. 503.233.7933 800.531.5900 www.qualityinn.com 36. Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center 1021 N.E. Grand Ave. 503.235.2100 800.343.1822 www.redlion.com/ conventioncenter 1000 N.E. Multnomah St. 503.281.6111 800.996.0510 www.doubletreegreen.com SOUTH WATERFRONT 32. Inn at the Convention Center 0455 S.W. Hamilton Court 503.802.5900 888.556.4402 www.riversedgehotel.com 420 N.E. Holladay St. 503.233.6331 www.innatcc.com 33. Jupiter Hotel 800 E. Burnside St. 503.230.9200 877.800.0004 www.jupiterhotel.com 37. River’s Edge Hotel Spa P H OTO G R A P H B Y T U R S H A KO L E Y DOWNTOWN NORTHWEST/ NOB HILL
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