Güero

Güero is a fantastic Mexican fast-casual restaurant and torta shop in the east-side Kerns neighborhood of Portland. I first went to Güero last year, when they were a simple food truck. I had a positive experience, but only recently returned. Güero closed down the truck and opened up a brick-and-mortar shop in the same neighborhood! …

Harlow

Harlow is easily one of my favorite Portland restaurants.  It’s the sister restaurant of both Prasad and Prasad East, and although the three restaurants possess a number of similarities, there are definitely some features of Harlow that set it apart from the rest. For starts, Harlow’s location is great– it’s in the heart of SE…

Laughing Planet

Laughing Planet is such a classic local food chain and is one of my favorites for lunch and dinner. With such a large and diverse menu, there is always the opportunity to try something new and yummy!  From burritos to quesadillas, from bowls to salads, from smoothies to soup, Laughing Planet’s menu is hard to…

Crisp

I’m a big fan of veggies, especially in salads. And I’m an even bigger fan when restaurants will let you completely customize your salad! Crisp, a fairly new salad-focused restaurant on North Williams, is one of these places.  I’ve been to Crisp a couple of times and customized my salad each time. For starts, you…

Namu

I haven’t tried out too much Korean or Hawaiian food, so when I went to the Tid Bit food cart pod on SE Division, I decided to broaden my horizons and try out Namu. Namu is a Korean/Hawaiian fusion food cart with bowls, plates, and sandwiches. Besides the cart on Division that I tried out,…

Nong’s Khao Man Gai

The menu item “chicken and rice” is just about the only thing on the menu at Nong’s. But don’t be deceived by the simplicity– this place knows how to make chicken and rice. The basic chicken and rice dish comes with a broth based soup and famous soy based sauce on the side (you can…