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Entries Tagged as 'Vegetarian'

Recipe: Fall’n for Spaghetti Squash

October 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments

CRAP! You mean summer is over? Already?? I didn’t get into my bikini one time all summer and now it’s time to start layering on those socks/turtlenecks/sweaters/raincoats?! F.M.L. Well, I guess fall isn’t all fail. There is college football [Ed. note: Go Ducks!] and…um…ummm…. OK, maybe just college football. Seriously, dear readers, I was not […]

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Tags: $ · Family Fun · Farmers Market · How-to · Recipe · Vegetarian

Review: Wong Kee Dim Sum CLOSED

April 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Wong Kee Dim Sum Restaurant 28 NW 4th Avenue Portland, Oregon 97209 503-229-1888 Map It! Rating: Believe it or not, until a few weeks ago I’d never had dim sum. How could that be, you ask? Well, I don’t know. I frequently eat at the Chinese restaurants in Chinatown and many of them offer dim […]

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Tags: $$ · $$$ · Chinese · Chopsticks · Day Off Spot · Friendly Waitstaff · Leisure Lunch · Lunch with Friends · Noodles · NW · Old Town/Chinatown · Portland Classic · Seafood · Take MAX · Take the Out-of-Towners · Vegetarian

Review: Thai Food Café

December 4th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Thai Food Café 833 N. Killingsworth Street Portland, OR 97217 503-285-8745 Map It! Rating: Oh how I miss living in my old neighborhood. Not only did I live in the cutest of cute lil’ bungalow, but I was just a short walk or even shorter drive from all the hotspots of North and inner Northeast […]

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Tags: $$ · Day Off Spot · Friendly Waitstaff · Grand Opening · Hipster-Friendly · Hole-in-the-Wall · Lunch with Friends · Noodles · North · Seafood · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · Thai · To-Go, Please · Vegan · Vegetarian

Review: Fire on the Mountain (East Burnside)

September 15th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Fire on the Mountain 1708 East Burnside Portland, Oregon 97214 503-230-9464 Map It! Rating: Wings, oh, lovely wings! Who doesn’t love a great wings place, right? Sure, you could trek out to the lone Hooters left in Oregon at Jantzen Beach, but for a great local wings place, you really should visit Fire on the Mountain—which […]

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Tags: $$ · Bring the Kids · Burgers · Family Fun · Finger Food · Friendly Waitstaff · Great Fries · Lunch with Friends · Multiple Locations · North · Outdoor Dining · People-Watching · Pickles · SE · Spicy! · Take the Out-of-Towners · Unique to Portland · Vegetarian · Wings

Review: Pastini Pastaria

June 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Pastini Pastaria (Six locations in the Portland area) Map It! Rating:     Pastini Pastaria is pretty much my go-to spot for any sort of family or friend function that entails a large group going out to a restaurant. Sure, some people might consider it Portland’s local version of Olive Garden, but the food is […]

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Tags: $$ · $$$ · Beaverton · Bring the Kids · Chains · Downtown · Family Fun · Friendly Waitstaff · Italian · Lunch with Friends · Macaroni and Cheese · Mommy Lunches · Multiple Locations · NE · NW · Pasta · Picky Eaters · Place to Celebrate · Salads · SE · SW · Take Mom and Dad · Tualatin · Vegetarian

Review: Bellagio’s Pizza

February 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Bellagio’s Pizza (Goose Hollow location) 1742 SW Jefferson Street Portland, OR 503-221-0110 Map It! Rating: Most of us have been there, that day when you really just struggle to get out of bed because maybe you stayed out a little too late the night before and, just maybe, had a few more cocktails than you […]

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Tags: $$ · Chains · Delivery · Downtown · Finger Food · Garlic Lovers · Hangover Cure · Italian · Lotsa Cheese! · Lotsa Meat! · Lunch with Friends · Multiple Locations · Office Party · Pizza · Silverware Optional · SW · To-Go, Please · Unique to Portland · Vegetarian

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

Review: Cafe Le Delice

January 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Café Le Delice 3970 Mercantile Drive Lake Oswego, OR 503-635-6866 Map It! Rating:     I wanted to love this place. I really, really did! But, when I know that the Mediterranean fare at Nicholas Restaurant (review coming soon) is just a short trip up I-5 and the Mezze Platter at Sapphire Hotel is available […]

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Tags: $$ · Coffee and More · Friendly Waitstaff · Greek · Gyro · Lake Oswego · Overrated · Pizza · To-Go, Please · Vegan · Vegetarian

Review: Bandito Taco

January 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Bandito Taco 13565 NW Cornell Road Portland, OR 503-643-2304 Map It! Rating: Today I was craving a little Mexican (no, not like comedienne Chelsea Handler), so I ended up at Bandito Taco in Cedar Mill. This little strip mall-type shop has been around since 1990, serving up quality Mexican grub at very reasonable prices. The […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Bring the Kids · Friendly Waitstaff · Hole-in-the-Wall · Lotsa Cheese! · Mexican · NW · Tex-Mex · To-Go, Please · Vegetarian

Review: Whole Foods

January 23rd, 2008 · 7 Comments

Whole Foods (The Pearl location) 1210 NW Couch Street Portland, OR 503-525-4343 Map It! Rating:     OK, I’m all for healthy eating and stuff, but I do have some standards: I won’t eat it if it doesn’t taste good. I think I know what tastes good, healthy and not-so-healthy. Yes, Whole Foods is a […]

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Tags: $$ · $$$ · Don’t Even Bother · Hipster-Friendly · NW · Overrated · Pearl District · Pizza · Salads · To-Go, Please · Too Trendy · Vegan · Vegetarian

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