Top 5 Spots to Dine in Portland
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While exploring the city, check out the growing culinary scene and dine at some of the best restaurants the Pacific Northwest has to offer. This is only a few of the many top local spots you should check out!
Quite possibly the most popular spot in the city, Duck House is a fan favorite. So much, in fact, it has won numerous awards and was even deemed “Game Changer of the Year” shortly after it stepped onto the Portland culinary scene in 2016. Chef Ivan Liu leads his talented team to create a menu that is both inventive and extensive, sure to make everyone in your dinner party happy. When he brought the restaurant to Portland from San Diego, it was a part of one of the restaurants that started the Asian culinary trend the city has begun to see more and more of. Be sure to order the dumplings and check out the tap list for a lengthy list of local and California beers. Still need convincing? Here are 7 more reasons why you should eat at Duck House.
It may seem like a small French bakery, but the food at MÅURICE is surly, not small in flavor. After opening in 2013, the modern pastry luncheonette has received many awards and national attention for patisserie that is beautifully executed and extremely delicious. Kristin, the professional pastry chef behind the culinary masterpiece, named her restaurant after her childhood rabbit. Make sure to stop by for a truly unique experience that will almost transport you to France.
There are numerous pizza shops in Portland, but one that stands out among the variations of cheese and dough is Apizza Scholls. The large pies are Neapolitan style, with crust that is coal-dusted and lightly chalked to a perfect crisp. Because of its popularity, the restaurant often runs out of dough towards the end of the night. However, the well-loved menu never changes, so be sure to order before the rush to ensure your piece of the pie that is Apizza Schulls.
If you need a go-to restaurant for any time of the day, this is your spot. Portland’s restaurant of the year in 2018, this modern French favorite is open for 16 hours every day, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, happy hour, and dinner menu each unique and inspired. The renowned chef, Gabriel Rucker, is responsible for this masterpiece who opened Canard next to his first and equally successful establishment, Le Pigeon. Make sure to order the pancakes, piled high with duck, duck gravy, and foie gras for a French-inspired meal sure to leave you full and satisfied.
Friends Cristina and Emily always wanted to open a restaurant and once they visited Catalonia they truly were inspired. It was there where they met Jose and together with the idea for a unique twist on Spanish and Catalan cuisine using ingredients from the Northwest. The menu at Ataula changes with the seasons and also fosters a sense of community through shared plates, or tapas. With a lively atmosphere, amazing food, and good company what is not to love about this local Portland spot.
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