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Big Food and Ambiance at Little Bird Bistro Portland

The popular spinoff of Eastside Le Pigeon, the French-inspired Little Bird’s charming dinging room is decorated in soothing blue tones. It’s classy but not fussy as tables are set with brown butcher paper. Dishes are an inventive blend of classic … Continue reading

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Feast for the Senses at Lan Su Portland

Lan Su is an amazing Suzhou style garden built by Chinese artisans in the middle of Portland. All of the building materials such as the stone and teak were imported from China. Lan Su replicates noble life of 16th century … Continue reading

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Zen Style Eats at Kopi East Asian Cafe Portland

This enticing cafe is inspired by all things Indonesian and Malaysian from the decor to the drinks to the cuisine. The ginger-infused Kopi Jahe cold brew drink is outstanding. Menu items include Indonesian classics such as Gado Gado. The zen … Continue reading

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Northwest Forward at Imperial Portland

Renown Chef Vitaly Paley opened Imperial in downtown Portland at the historic Hotel Lucia in 2012. The Pacific Northwest menu features delicacies such as fresh local oysters, King Salmon and Wagyu Beef. Central to the kitchen is the wood fire … Continue reading

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Astronomy Meets Hops at Ecliptic Brewing Portland

Iconic Brewmaster John Harris started Ecliptic Brewing to blend his two passions: brewing and astronomy. Ecliptic means Earth’s yearly path around the sun. The brewery’s award-winning beers are named after astronomical principals such as Capella Porter or Orbiter IPA. The … Continue reading

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