Ox

Ox is one of those restaurants that’s been spoken of as a top-10 Portland restaurant as long as it’s been open. The concept is meat-centric–literally, with the Argentine grill on display in the restaurant. Luckily, the wood-fired grill doesn’t create...

Whole Bowl

The Whole Bowl serves up simple rice and bean bowls. Yep, beans and rice, with some tasty toppings. Your choices?Large or small. Each bowl has brown rice, beans, avocado, salsa, black olives, sour cream, cheddar cheese, cilantro, and “Tali Sauce.” Some...

Tin Shed

The Tin Shed is one of those Portland breakfast institutions. Brunch is served until 3pm. Then they serve lunch and dinner, but I’ve never heard of anyone going there after breakfast ends.  I mean, I’m sure they do it! But brunch...

Sweet Hereafter

The Sweet Hereafter on Belmont is the sister bar to the Bye and Bye on Alberta. All vegan. Hip. Gluten-free friendly. Menu items include bowls, Jamaican Bowl (jerk marinated tofu, coconut kale, black beans and brown rice, $9, add avocado OR pineapple for...

St. Jack

St. Jack is an adorable French restaurant. They used to have an adorable patisserie attached at their old location, but alas, times change. It broke my little francophile heart, is all. They normally have vegetarian onion tart with kale. On both of...