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Valentine’s Day Lunch Pick: R Palate

February 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments

We have been trying to get an R Palate review up, but the Lunch Lady has been busy! But this is one of our VERY FAVORITE places to eat in Portland. The food is wonderful, the prices are reasonable, the waitstaff is super friendly and helpful and it’s such a great new find! So if you […]

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Tags: $$$ · Art · Business Lunch · Downtown · Friendly Waitstaff · Grand Opening · Happy Hour · Hipster-Friendly · Hole-in-the-Wall · Lunch with Friends · Place to Celebrate · Romantic · Salads · Seafood · Splurge · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · SW · Take Mom and Dad · Take the Boss · Worth a Walk in the Rain

Review: Mercato

February 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Mercato 904 NW Couch Street Portland, OR 503-219-9966 Map It! Rating:     UPDATE: Mercato is now closed. Wow, I think the Lunch Lady has a new favorite lunch spot in the Pearl. From the big screen TVs behind the counter (when we were there three were displaying the menu and the other was tuned […]

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Tags: $$ · $$$ · Bring the Kids · Business Lunch · Closed · Coffee and More · Cute Waitstaff · First Date Place · Friendly Waitstaff · Garlic Lovers · Grand Opening · In Need of Caffeine · Italian · Lotsa Cheese! · Lotsa Meat! · Lunch and Shopping · Lunch with Friends · Pearl District · People-Watching · Pizza · Place to Celebrate · Spicy! · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · Take Mom and Dad · Take the Boss · Take the Out-of-Towners · Take the streetcar · To-Go, Please · Trendy

Review: E-San Thai Cuisine

February 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

E-San Thai Cuisine 133 SW Second Avenue Portland, OR 503-223-4090 Map It! Rating:       As Rachael Ray would say, Yum-o! When I stopped by E-San Thai Cuisine I was starving, so I probably would have devoured anything they put in front of me. However, the food was outstanding–so I pretty much ate until […]

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Tags: $$ · $$$ · Business Lunch · Downtown · Leisure Lunch · Lunch with Friends · Noodles · Place to Celebrate · Romantic · Salads · Seafood · Special Events · Spicy! · SW · Take MAX · Take Mom and Dad · Take the Boss · Thai · To-Go, Please · Vegetarian · Worth a Walk in the Rain

HH Review: Portland City Grill

January 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Portland City Grill 111 SW Fifth Avenue, 30th Floor Portland, OR 503-450-0030 Map It! Rating:     This is THE happy hour experience you must do at least once if you are in Stumptown. That is, if you can get a table! My best advice: come early. The lunch menu at Portland City Grill is […]

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Tags: $$ · $$$ · Burgers · Dining Room with a View · Downtown · Fashionistas · Happy Hour · Late Night · Noodles · People-Watching · Place to Celebrate · Romantic · Salads · Seafood · Splurge · Stiff Drinks · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · Take Mom and Dad · Take the Boss · Take the Out-of-Towners · Too Trendy · Unique to Portland

HH Review: The Sapphire Hotel

January 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Sapphire Hotel 5008 SE Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 503-232-6333 **Opens at 4 p.m. Map It! Rating: Dark, candlelit and romantic, Sapphire Hotel is both a terrific place for a date or gathering with friends for happy hour. It’s an especially nice place to duck into on one of those long, rainy Stumptown winter afternoons, when […]

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Tags: $$ · Art · Burgers · Cute Waitstaff · Day Off Spot · First Date Place · Foodies Love It · Friendly Waitstaff · Happy Hour · Hipster-Friendly · Hole-in-the-Wall · Late Night · Liquid Lunch · Music · Neighborhood Haunts · Oh So Retro · People-Watching · Place to Celebrate · Romantic · Salads · SE · Stiff Drinks · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · Take Mom and Dad · Take the Boss · Take the Out-of-Towners · Vegan · Vegetarian

Review: The Cheesecake Factory

January 10th, 2008 · No Comments

The Cheesecake Factory (At Washington Square) 9309 SW Washington Square Road Portland, OR 503-620-1100 Map It! Rating: OK, the moniker The Cheesecake Factory is a little misleading, because this place serves WAY more than just cheesecake. In fact, for a chain restaurant, it’s some of the best food in the burbs! I try to avoid […]

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Tags: $$$ · $$$$ · Bring the Kids · Brunch for Lunch · Burgers · Business Lunch · Chains · Day Off Spot · Family Fun · First Date Place · Friendly Waitstaff · Leisure Lunch · Lunch and Shopping · Lunch with Friends · Outdoor Dining · People-Watching · Picky Eaters · Pizza · Place to Celebrate · Salads · Special Events · Splurge · SW · Take Mom and Dad · Take the Boss · Take the Out-of-Towners · Tigard · Trendy

Review: Thai Peacock

January 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Thai Peacock 219 SW 9th Avenue Portland, OR 503-228-2310 Map It! Rating: If you like Thai food and you haven’t been to Thai Peacock you are really missing out. Located down the block from Jackpot Records on SW Ninth, it’s an easy walk from most downtown workplaces—and it’s worth that walk! It’s like I died […]

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Tags: $$ · Downtown · First Date Place · Lunch with Friends · Noodles · Romantic · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · Take the Boss · Thai · To-Go, Please