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Where To Warm Up With Soup In Portland

Winter is here in Portland, and besides a hot toddy, there’s no better way to warm up than with soup. Here’s where to go for the best soup in Portland. My Favorite Soup In Portland 1. Rose VL Deli The slogan at Rose VL Deli is Meticulous Soups, and meticulous they are. These soups are everything you could want in a Vietnamese soup. They serve two soups per day, and the Turmeric Yellow noodle soup served on Saturdays is probably my…

Where To Find The Best Thai Restaurants In Portland

Where To Find The Best Thai Restaurants In Portland

After living in Thailand, I dreaded moving back to the US and having inauthentic Thai food. But, I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the Thai restaurants in Portland. I’ve found quite a few that use their family recipes to offer an experience where there’s more on the menu than your usual curries and Pad Thai. So, here are the places I’ve found that serve my favorite Thai food, the ones that are just a little different…

The Portland Foodie Bucket List

The Portland Foodie Bucket List

Portland, Oregon is a foodies’ paradise. Since I live here, one of the top questions I get asked is where to eat in Portland. You need months to eat at all the places you should, but if you have a long weekend here, here are my favorite spots for the meals you shouldn’t miss. 1. Everything At Gumba Handmade pappardelle with braised short rib sugo Jesus at Gumba makes some of the best food in Portland. I’ve eaten a lot of good food…

Soup in Portand/13 Asian Dishes You Need To Be Eating In Portland, OR

13 Asian Dishes You Need To Be Eating In Portland, OR

One of the things I most love about Portland is the variety of Asian food found here. We have Thai, Cambodian, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, and Malaysian. There are still many Asian restaurants I need to try in Portland, but here are the Asian dishes that I recommend so far. 13 Asian Dishes You Need To Be Eating In Portland, Oregon 1. Chicken And Rice At Khao Man Gai Khao Man Gai is one of my favorite Asian dishes, and it doesn’t get…

Two New Portland Food Carts To Wow You

Two New Portland Food Carts To Wow You

There are two new Portland food carts that you are going to definitely want to go check out. They are both in the Killingsworth Station food cart pod at 1331 N Killingsworth Street. So, if you live in North Portland, the location is definitely convenient. The pod has a covered area with a heater, so don’t let the rainy cold weather stop you from eating some amazing food. The Portland Food Carts To Try   1. Bark City BBQ Bark City…

This Is The Place To Slurp Soup Dumplings In Portland

This Is The Place To Slurp Soup Dumplings In Portland

The Best Soup Dumplings In Portland Xiao long bao, or soup dumplings, are everything you want on a chilly winter’s day. As you bite into the warm dumpling, the warm soothing broth fills your mouth, and you can’t help but slurp. And, then you nibble, you sip, you slurp, and you bite some more. Yes, it’s sexy food. Once you’ve had them, you salivate for them, and finding good soup dumplings in Portland is challenging. You…

Could Hat Yai Possibly Have The Best Thai Food In Portland?

Could Hat Yai Possibly Have The Best Thai Food In Portland?

I recently moved back to Portland, after being gone for three years. During that time, I spent part of my time living in Thailand and eating all the Thai food I possibly could. And, when I left Thailand, I felt a sense of sadness. Besides Pok Pok (which also serves some of the best Thai food in Portland), I knew I wouldn’t any Thai food that tasted the way it does in Thailand. Until now. If you are a fan of Thai food, and I mean…

I Ate All The Falafel In Portland So You Don't Have To

I Ate All The Falafel In Portland So You Don’t Have To

Ok, I didn’t eat all the falafel in Portland because I quickly came to realize that’s a lot of falafel. And, I really like falafel, but I only like the good falafel, and I soon realized that if I ate ALL the falafel in Portland, that would also mean eating a lot of shitty falafel when I could be eating tacos. Because, really, I’ve never had a shitty taco. So, that seems like a better use of my time and my mouth. I also got…

Where To Find The Best BBQ In Portland, OR

Where To Find The Best BBQ In Portland, OR

BBQ is one of my favorite things to eat, and the food scene for BBQ in Portland, Oregon has definitely improved the last few years. I still haven’t tried it all, mainly because I keep going back to my four favorite places, but here are my favorite places to eat BBQ in Portland for now. Where To Find The Best BBQ In Portland 1. Matt’s BBQ When I read in the Willamette Weekly that you could die of heartbreak from bites of…