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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Portland
Food
Feel
Price
7.7
8.5
$40
Charming dinners and popular breakfasts served in a house older than the hills

The charming little house known as Besaw’s is one of Portland’s oldest restaurants. You can even feel the dips in the mahogany bar from the elbows of patrons that have dug into it since the turn of the century. (The previous century.)

Its sunny yellow exterior and striped awning call breakfast seekers all week long. Its lunch and dinner menus change weekly, and aren’t exactly ground breaking, but are full of simple dishes like Alaskan cod with cauliflower, preserved lemon, and… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Portland
Food
Feel
Price
9.0
3.5
$10
Meat by the pound in a less-than-charming, gritty space

We’re willing to bet that you don’t know about this place. If you do, we tip our caps to you. It’s little more than a sleazily labeled storefront along a particularly gritty stretch of the 82nd Avenue area that has, in recent decades, turned into Portland’s legit Chinatown.

The Chinese have always had a penchant for purveying the most delicious things in places where you’d least expect them—from rickety roadside carts, in blank banquet halls, beneath seamy thickets of urbanity. And… [More]