1. Toro Bravo – Everyday Spanish food is about quality and fresh ingredients, simply prepared. This is rustic food, meant for downing as tapas and accompaniments to glasses of Spanish Rosado or pitchers of Sangria.… Read the rest
Reader Survey 2012: Best Restaurants in Portland #1-11
These are the results for the first eleven best restaurants from our 2012 Reader Survey. You'll find our readers top choices for the Portland metro area.
Just about everyone who reads local food magazines has seen this photo of Naomi Pomeroy of Beast. One of the creators of Gotham Tavern, Ripe Family Supper and clarklewis, she is the stuff of local legend.… Read the rest
Tabla may feel like a local, neighborhood restaurant, but it strives to be something more. Located on the NE corner of Davis and NE 28th, it has plenty of windows for a bright airy feel.… Read the rest
20. OX restaurant is a temple to “the wood-fired grilling tradition of Argentina, and with it, the culinary heritage of Spain, France and Italy”. Opened in early 2012 by Quiñónez and Greg Denton, Ox has shot to the top of Portland’s “must visit” restaurants, and placed number one on my 2012 Best New Restaurant List.… Read the rest
Genoa, revamped in 2009, has a completely new look and feel from the original location. Anyone familiar with the original layout, will be startled by the change in décor. The front of the restaurant is welcoming and airy, with a lush, modern feel, soft lighting and a fireplace warming both the ambiance and the room.… Read the rest