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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Portland
Food
Feel
Price
7.4
5.0
$20
What you see is what you should get

Wing Wa BBQ King looks totally legit. It’s got all the traits of a classic Chinatown winner: a name that is steeped in hyperbole; more Chinese characters than English on its signage; a random invitation to play video lottery; and street-side windows that, if you peer through them, show off the golden, glistening bodies of ducks and pigs hanging in the back of the joint.

The room is drab and a bit grungy. You’ll have little desire to sit here, even… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Portland
Food
Feel
Price
8.7
5.0
$15
A hidden gem whose authentic stews and noodle dishes are as transportive as the strange digs

Formerly known as Umma’s, Spring Restaurant is the Holy Grail of gastroventurists, that ultimate hidden gem concealed inside an Asian supermarket. This Korean dive is in a humble alcove at the top of Pal-do market, staffed by fairly crabby folks who might prefer watching their TV show to making your dining experience all you dreamed of. If you catch them on a good day, though, they might hover over you, showing you how to mix and match certain sauces and… [More]