Hay que aprovechar la oportunidad de visitar Andina, que sirve comida peruana y no se encuentra en esa zona gris que ocupa la comida fusión. Utiliza sólo los ingredientes más frescos, que garantiza la auténtica cocina peruana. Lo primero que se ordena debe ser el cebiche de la casa que es considerado el plato principal de Perú, que comprende alimentos crudos cocinados con una gran cantidad de ingredientes. Para el plato principal, los visitantes tienen la opción de elegir entre platos tradicionales peruanos, como seco de cordero, locro serrano con granos andinos (un guiso de verduras) o una moderna selección de platos. Para el postre, hay que probar las dulcitas, que es un plato tradicional o el postre del restaurante: la mousse de maracuyá. Para agregar al menú delicioso, el restaurante cuenta con sesiones de música en vivo todos los días, no hay mejor día que hoy para acercarse a Andina.
Sin aires de ser un restaurante de gama alta, el ambiente de Le Pigeon es animado e interactivo. Es probablemente por el pequeño espacio o por sus mesas comunitarias y la cocina abierta donde se puede ver como preparan la comida, aquí no hay nada para quejarse. Los ingredientes son frescos y directamente provienen de granjas. El personal es atento y recomienda buenos vinos para acompañar la orden y el servicio es rápido. Hay que probar la crema catalana o los profiteroles de foie o simplemente se puede elegir el menú de degustación de siete platos para probar un poco de todo. Además, el menú cambia cada semana. Es seguro que volverá.
Berlu is a small New American cuisine restaurant serving contemporary multi-course tasting menu. The fixed menu includes a few dishes along with wine that would best complement your food. The decor is minimal and comfortable with a limited number of seats.
Aptly named after the egg of marine animals, Roe focuses on providing diners delicious seafood preparations. You won't find a plethora of menu options to choose from, but be assured, what is on offer is truly a delight for the palate. The four-course menu option features dishes that will take your taste buds on a voyage through the waters. Guests can also reserve a seat at the chef's table and watch Trent Pierce, the chef proprietor, prepare their delicious seven-course meal. Roe is the chic section of the casual seafood restaurant, Block & Tackle; reserving a seat here is highly recommended.
Seafood restaurants in general have been criticized for disturbing the delicate balance of marine life, but Bamboo Sushi aims to change that. The restaurant adopts sustainable practices in everything it does right from ethical sourcing of seafood and meats to its energy utilization and recycling. The menu has a fine selection of sushi, ranging from nigiri and sashimi to their signature sushi rolls. Apart from sushi, there's an excellent choice of seafood specialties with delights like seafood charcuterie and geoduck saute. The limited meat selection is also a good bet if you're not a fan of fish. The bar has a great selection wines, beers and cocktails for all tastes. The specialty however, is the selection of sake and shochu; one of the most diverse in the city. Interiors are warmly decorated and the atmosphere inside is suited to casual lunches and formal dinners alike.
Open daily for dinners, Ned Ludd represents celebrated chef Jason French's refined take on modern American cuisine. Describing its small wood-fired kitchen as an 'American Craft Kitchen', the chef dabbles with fresh local produce daily to serve delectable classic fare with flair. Though the menu changes almost every day, it does include a few staples like the Potato Gnocchi, Maple-Brined Pork Chop, and the Crispy Duck Confit that is generally available at most times a year. The bar offers an extensive selection of wines that are great to savor along with the wood-fired pizza.
Flavors of South American countries like Argentina and Chile are brought together under one roof at the Lechon restaurant. Executive Chef Jaco blends these with his personal styles, creating delicious plates like spicy Manilla clams and Bavette steak. Careful attention is given not only during preparations but also while plating which is visible from their artful presentation of every dish. The place offers a relaxed and rustic atmosphere to enjoy their diverse delectable brunch, lunch and dinner menu.
For almost a century and a quarter this watering hole has been making every day "Turkey Day" in Downtown. Established in 1879, the bar is said to be Portland's oldest. The heavy, dark-wood tables are reminiscent of an Old World tavern. The menu has also expanded, but turkey is still the main attraction. Cooked up every way imaginable, Thanksgiving dinner is never out of season here. Full bar service is available. Do not forget to pick up a few interesting T-Shirts and memorabilia from the venue before leaving.
Mama Mia Trattoria is an old-school Italian restaurant where everything is made from scratch, making the best of locally-sourced, fresh produce and seasonal ingredients. With a menu that is packed with classics like chicken parmigiana, veal scallopine, lasagna, spaghetti e polpette and fettucine Alfredo, Mama Mia Trattoria is everything an Italian-American eatery should be and more. From the mozzarella and pasta, to the decadent desserts, every dish is made from scratch using family recipes that have been passed down for generations. The prix fixe dinner and banquet style menus are the highlights of the restaurant's culinary offer, and a great way to celebrate special occasions with loved ones. Here, you will always be greeted with a smile and served as with the same warmth and kindness that is reserved for members of the family.
Owner Kristen puts her Norwegian descent to full use at her pastry shop and restaurant known as Måurice. Situated on a charming street filled with old cars and bicycles, this eatery specializes in delightful pastries and luncheonettes that combine Scandinavian and French flavors. While-away an afternoon here and choose from an eclectic selection of desserts, teas, wines and vermouth. Let Kristen entertain you with stories of her childhood, her inspirations for making pastries from fruits, and the lasting impressions her grandmother's recipes left on her mind. The desserts such as Almond Anise Seed Meringue, Currant & Rosemary Créme Scone, Lemon Souffle Pudding Cake and Bird Seed Coconut Tea Cake have rich garnishes that make guests come back for more.
Inspired by Shakespeare's 'Forest of Arden', the restaurant is a modern take on the tranquility and purity of forest life. A menu crafted from local produce, Arden serves culinary delights which are fresh and delicious. The menu is largely seasonal and changes every day, however, some of the specialties featured are duck proscuitto, cottail creek lamb tartare and chickpea panisse to name a few. The prix fixe chef's special course with wine pairings is also a must try. You can choose from the exhaustive assortment of red, white and also orange wines from their wine menu. A minimalist wooden decor with rustic forest accents creates the perfect ambiance to relish the delectable specialties of Arden.