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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Portland
Food
Feel
Price
7.5
8.0
$35
White trash gets a little glam—but just a little

Portland’s got no shortage of cool, laid-back restaurants with great bars and a penchant for Southern food. But Delta Café belongs particularly to Reed College students, although it is worth a trip for anyone in the city who loves Pabst Blue Ribbon. (And that’s a lot of people.) Here it’s given its kitschy due, served by the 40-ounce bottle in a coffee can full of ice.

The chairs are of the same floral, vinyl sort that your grandparents had…before they remodeled.… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Portland
Food
Feel
Price
9.0
5.5
$20
A simpler-than-simple, barely-English-speaking find that serves up soondae without pretense

Country Korean Restaurant is a trip. The service is hilariously indifferent, yet endearing. They mean well, but they’ll watch Korean TV instead of checking on your table. Almost no English is spoken here, and the only décor consists of posters of scantily clad Korean women and a TV which was, on one visit, tuned to an informative medical show about gout and varicose veins. Gilt Club this is not.

What it is, then, is delicious, authentically made Korean food that’s available… [More]