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  • Emince Zurichoise
    a specialty of Zurich; thinly sliced pork sautéed in a mushroom cream sauce; looks good
  • Paprika Schnitzel
    Carlton Farms pork medallions sauteed & finished w/ a paprika mushroom cream sauce & served w/ spatzle (Swiss pasta); looks good
5.0 out of 5
415 ratings
since 2010; family-owned (father from Switzerland, mother is Japanese, daughter from Hawaii) & operated serving Swiss cuisine; sell their very popular salad dressing online
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Chicken and Guns: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chicken and Guns
(235 ratings)

1207 SE Hawthorne Blvd Map It!
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 234-7236
www.chickenandguns.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food (New), Episode: "Portland, OR"
  • "The Original"
    Peruvian-style grilled chicken w/ Peruvian Aji sauce, "guns" (deep-fried potato chunks) & fried egg
4.5 out of 5
235 ratings
food cart
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Matt's Bbq: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Matt's Bbq
(206 ratings)

4709 NE Mlk Jr Blvd Map It!
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 504-0870
www.mattsbbqpdx.com
  • Ribs
    spare ribs smoked 4-6 hrs; looks good
  • Whole Shebamwich
    sandwich w/ all the meats (pulled pork, sausage, brisket) piled high w/ pickles & slaw; topped w/ skewered rib; looks good
4.5 out of 5
206 ratings
story: dude from Long Island who moves to Australia to study Texas BBQ, to come back w/ Australian wife to serve BBQ in 1976 trailer
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  • Old Fashioned Wiener
    house speciality; rated one of the top ten hot dogs in the nation by Epicurious.com and msn.com; looks good
  • Pastrami
    cured for 3 weeks & smoked overnight; looks good
4.5 out of 5
417 ratings
since 1929; homemade sausages (50 varieties); grill on sidewalk outside storefront; "meat Disneyland"-Guy Fieri; Other Recipes: Beer Cheese Soup
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P's & Q's Market: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
P's & Q's Market
(136 ratings)

1301 NE Dekum St Map It!
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 894-8979
www.psandqsmarket.com
  • Buttermilk Biscuits & Tomato Gravy
    from owner's grandma's recipe; available only for weekend brunch; looks good
  • Fried Polenta Sandwich
    w/ pickled red onion, roasted hatch chiles & arugula on a potato bun; "you've got to come try that sandwich...that is crazy!" -Guy Fieri
4.5 out of 5
136 ratings
neighborhood market & deli serving comfort food
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PDX Six Seven One: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
PDX Six Seven OneSee PDX Six Seven One Video
(79 ratings)

NE 52nd Ave & NE Sandy Blvd Map It!
Portland, OR 97213
(971) 570-0945
www.pdx671.com
  • Bonelos Uhang
    shrimp fritters made of Oregon pink shrimp, peas, carrots & corn; deep-fried & served w/ side of garlic-black pepper-vinegar sauce
  • Kelaguen Mannok
    chopped grilled chicken, onions, grated coconut, peppers & lemon served cold & spicy; served w/ titiyas (coconut-milk flat bread); "that's one of the best chicken salads that you'll ever try. Off the hook!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
79 ratings
opened in 2010; Guamanian cuisine; located in Rose City Food Park
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Salt & Straw: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Salt & StrawSee Salt & Straw Video
(3023 ratings)

838 NW 23rd Ave Map It!
Portland, OR 97210
(971) 271-8168
saltandstraw.com
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Ice Cream"
  • Strawberry Honey Balsamic with Black Pepper Ice Cream
    Oregon strawberries from Oregon Hill Farms, honey balsamic from a third generation Oregon bee keeper at Honey Ridge Farms & black pepper from Pohnpei
4.5 out of 5
3023 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); since 1996; multiple locations
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  • Grinders
    coppa, lonza, ham, aged provolone, shredded iceberg, red onion, spicy relish, garlic aioli, toasted ciabatta; "that is up there in the best grinders I've ever had" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Porchetta Sandwich
    sliced, grilled & chopped pork belly-sweet Italian sausage roll, salsa verde, garlic aioli, arugula salad on toasted ciabatta; looks good
4.5 out of 5
110 ratings
est. 2009; specialize in pork...serving pork in over 100 different ways; "tradition with a twist" (from its website); lunchtime only (check website for hours); Other Recipes: Salsa Verde
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  • Biscuits-n-Gravy
    fan favorite; slow-roasted pork loin comes thinly sliced, nestled between two sweet potato biscuits & smothered in rosemary sausage gravy; served w/ Library Fries; looks good
  • Sicilian Hash
    signature dish available only on weekend brunch; Painted Hills natural beef braised overnight then sauteed w/ peppers, onions & potatoes, topped w/ Parmesan scrambled egg; served w/ choice of toast or scone; looks good
4.0 out of 5
405 ratings
husband-and-wife team "dedicated to providing healthy food to its community at a reasonable price...purchasing as much organic food from local farmers and producers as possible and by paying its employees an equitable, living wage" (from its website)
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Ataula: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ataula
(327 ratings)

1818 NW 23rd Pl Map It!
Portland, OR 97210
(503) 894-8904
www.ataulapdx.com
  • Pepito de Ternera
    veal breast sandwich, brioche, havarti, roasted green pepper, horseradish; looks good
  • Pulpo Carpaccio
    thinly sliced octopus topped w/ ingredients w/ artistic flair; "one of the most beautiful dishes I've ever seen on Triple-D" -Guy Fieri
4.0 out of 5
327 ratings
serving tapas run & owned by husband-and-wife team; vision: a restaurant that delivers the highest quality food in a more relaxed environment
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Blueplate: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Blueplate (CLOSED)
(295 ratings)

308 SW Washington St Map It!
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 295-2583
www.eatatblueplate.com
  • Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup
  • Mac and Cheese
    wit bits of bacon; looks good
  • Sliders
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
295 ratings
CLOSED; no full kitchen; cooks on flattop
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  • Pork Belly Cubano
    use 2-day cured pork belly (rather than traditional roast pork) served w/ ham, swiss, pickles, mayo, hot sauce and mustard; looks good
  • Pork Belly Rueben
    w/ Russian dressing (mixed w/ bacon fat!), swiss and kraut; looks good
  • Salt Cod Sandwich
    pureed salt cod w/ Spanish chorizo, marinated olives, olive oil & red wine vinegar
4.0 out of 5
616 ratings
CLOSED; #97 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); owned and operated by good friends and sandwich aficionados who used to work in fine dining; Other Recipes: Red Beans & Rice
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Byways Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Byways Cafe
(589 ratings)

1212 NW Glisan St Map It!
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 221-0011
www.bywayscafe.com
  • Amaretto French Toast
    made w/ challah bread; thick sliced
  • Blue Corn Pancakes
  • Corned Beef Hash
    homemade from start to finish
  • Key Lime Pie
4.0 out of 5
589 ratings
decorated wall-to-wall w/ retro décor and tacky trinkets
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  • "The Whole Hog"
    brined & grilled pork loin chop, porchetta/porketta (rolled pork belly, sliced & pan-fried) & braised pork shoulder; "one of the best pork dishes I've ever had"-Guy Fieri
  • Beef Jerky
    looks good
  • Cast Iron Skillet Fried Chicken
    brined in salt-water for 24 hrs, then another 24 hrs in buttermilk, coated in paper bag (shake-shake) & fried in beef & pork fat; served w/ mashed potatoes & gravy; looks good
  • Cast Iron Skillet Fried Chicken
    w/ toasted pecan-bacon spoonbread & field greens dressed in maple syrup; looks good
  • Red Flannel Hash
    w/ corned beef, red beets, & a sunnyside-up egg
4.0 out of 5
935 ratings
since 2007; "a made-from-scratch, farm-to-table experience" (from its website); Southern comfort food
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  • Bologna
    offer 15 variations; Guy got the one that is beef-and-pork-based w/ roasted garlic & fresh rosemary; looks good
  • Schweinebauch
    side of bacon that has been stuffed w/ bologna, finely chopped ham & mustard seeds & then baked; looks good
  • Wine Cured Salami
    Italian salami
4.0 out of 5
209 ratings
est. 1982; grocery store & eatery; European deli w/ over 120 sausages & lunch meats; every item is made on-site; Other Recipes: Braised Rouladen w/ Pan Gravy
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As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Burgers"
  • Farmhouse Veggie Burger
    burger: eggplant, cheddar cheese, bread crumbs, green onions, parsley, garlic, black pepper; topped w/ carmelized onions, roasted red peppers, spicy brown mustard, baby greens on an artisan-style bun
4.0 out of 5
625 ratings
CLOSED
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Horse Brass Pub: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Horse Brass Pub
(587 ratings)

4534 SE Belmont St Map It!
Portland, OR 97215
(503) 232-2202
www.horsebrass.com
As Seen On:
Sausage Paradise
  • Banger Sausage Roll
    pig-in-a-blanket (except w/ banger)
  • Bangers & Mash
    2 bangers, 2 scoops of mashed potatoes, fried onions, green peas w/ side of pub mustard; available only on certain days (albeit bangers are available all the time)
  • Scotch Egg
    hard cooked egg wrapped in banger & deep fried; served w/ chips & homemade pub mustard
4.0 out of 5
587 ratings
est. 1976; traditional English-style pub "proudly serving proper 20 oz. Imperial pints" w/ choice of 59 beers on tap; featured in the New York Times, Esquire Magazine
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Industrial Cafe and Saloon: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Industrial Cafe and SaloonSee Industrial Cafe and Saloon Video
(214 ratings)

2572 NW Vaughn St Map It!
Portland, OR 97210
(503) 227-7002
4.0 out of 5
214 ratings
pure comfort food in industrial neighborhood; raise their own cows for their beef; Other Recipes: Hawaiian Style Beef Short Ribs
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Lardo: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Lardo
(1010 ratings)

1212 SE Hawthorne St Map It!
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 234-7786
www.lardopdx.com
  • Griddled Mortadella Sandwich
    mortadella (balona-like) seared on the flat top & topped w/ provolone, marinated peppers & mustard aioli
  • Porchetta Sandwich
    roasted pork roll, sliced & grilled, served on ciabatta w/ gremolata (chopped herb condiment), caper mayo, crispy crackling, arugula; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1010 ratings
#18 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); started as a food cart in 2010 & opened restaurant in 2011; everything is pork
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People's Pig: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
People's PigSee People's Pig Video
(415 ratings)

3217 N Williams Ave Map It!
Portland, OR 97227
(503) 282-2800
www.peoplespig.com
  • Smoked Fried Chicken Sandwich
    smoked fried chicken, spicy mayo, jalapeno jelly, greens on house made sour dough roll
4.0 out of 5
415 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Fried Chicken)
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Pine State Biscuits: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pine State Biscuits
(794 ratings)

1100 SE Division St Map It!
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 236-3346
pinestatebiscuits.com
  • Biscuits and Gravy
    looks good
  • Pine State Fried Club
    Trio of fried grit cakes topped with fried chicken and spiced honey, pimento cheese, fried green tomato, country ham and white cheddar
  • Reggie
    homemade biscuit sandwich w/ fried chicken, bacon & cheese topped with gravy; looks good
  • Reggie Deluxe
    The Reggie + eggs
4.0 out of 5
794 ratings
opened in 2006; mix of old-style Southern goodness and modern restaurant professionalism; moved from original location at 3640 SE Belmont St
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Podnah's Pit Barbecue: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Podnah's Pit BarbecueSee Podnah's Pit Barbecue Video
(1250 ratings)

1625 NE Killingsworth Map It!
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 281-3700
www.podnahspit.com
  • Brisket
    smoked in oak for 8-10 hrs at 250-degrees; looks good
  • Lamb Ribs
    smoked & served only on Thursdays
  • Plato Tejano
    sliced smoked brisket w/ pinto beans, salsa, & tortillas
  • Smoked Whole Ruby Trout
4.0 out of 5
1250 ratings
opened in 2006; slow-smoked, Texas style barbecue
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Pok Pok: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pok PokSee Pok Pok Video
(5240 ratings)

3226 SE Division St Map It!
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 232-1387
www.pokpokpdx.com
  • Ike's Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings
    on his first visit, Rahm and friend-director ordered them three times (they were that good); recipe from a beer-stand on owner's visit to Vietnam; looks good; top seller; fresh natural chicken wings marinated in fish sauce and palm sugar, deep-fried, tossed in caramelized Phu Quoc fish sauce and garlic and served w/ Vietnamese table salad; Guy got his spicy; looks good
  • Muu Paa Kham Waan
    boar meat collar rubbed garlic, coriander root and black pepper, glazed w/ soy and sugar, grilled over charcoal and served w/ chilled mustard greens and a spicy chile/lime/garlic sauce; "ridiculously good"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Papaya Pok Pok
    spicy green papaya salad w/ tomatoes, long beans, Thai chili, lime juice, tamarind fish sauce, garlic, palm sugar, dried shrimp and peanuts made to order in the pok pok (mortar and pestle); Guy had dried chilies added; looks good
4.0 out of 5
5240 ratings
James Beard award winner (Best Chef Northwest - 2011); serve food found at pubs, restaurants, homes and the streets of Southeast Asia with the majority of the food coming from Thailand; many of the kitchenware is imported from Thailand; does not serve Pad Thai; Other Recipes: Khao Man Som Tam
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Potato Champion: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Potato Champion
(644 ratings)

1207 SE Hawthorne Blvd Map It!
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 477-7265
www.potatochampion.com
  • French Fries
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
644 ratings
food truck; in "Cartopia"
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Pyro Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pyro Pizza
(317 ratings)

SE 12th and Hawthorne Map It!
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 929-1404
www.pyropizzacart.com
  • Pizza
    brick-oven pizza
4.0 out of 5
317 ratings
food truck;
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