Fire on the Mountain
1708 East Burnside
Portland, Oregon 97214
Wings, oh, lovely wings! Who doesnâ€™t love a great wings place, right? Sure, you could trek out to theÂ lone Hooters left in Oregon at Jantzen Beach, but for a great local wings place, you really should visit Fire on the Mountainâ€”which now has two locations. Not only are the wings great, but the selection of sauces is outstanding.
Portland was a little behind the wings trend for years and years, and Fire on the Mountainâ€™s initial location on North Interstate was really the first GOOD wing-specializing place in town (seriously, you canâ€™t count Hooters, puh-lease) when they opened up in 2005. The original location is teeny-tiny, so if you go be prepared to wait for a table or just order take-out. The new East Burnside location is larger and very airy, but itâ€™s also known to fill up fast during lunchtime.
When you approach the counter to give your order, you can actually taste-test the sauces on small pieces of celery. This is a greatÂ way to try out any saucesÂ you might usually be afraid to try on an entire order of wings, so go ahead, dip that celery stick in â€œEl-Jefeâ€ and let the burning sensation begin. Continue reading Review: Fire on the Mountain (East Burnside)