Review: Fire on the Mountain (East Burnside)

Fire on the Mountain
1708 East Burnside
Portland, Oregon 97214
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[rating: 4.5]

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 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 Mountain’s initial location on North Interstate was really the first GOOD wing-specializing place in town (seriously, you can’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 it’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 great way to try out any sauces you might usually be afraid to try on an entire order of wings, so go ahead, dip that celery stick in “El-Jefe” and let the burning sensation begin. Continue reading Review: Fire on the Mountain (East Burnside)

Grand Opening: Fire on the Mountain

The Lunch Lady was at a job interview today (yes, she needs a real job), when the person who was interviewing her mentioned they just recently dined at the new Fire on the Mountain on Burnside. Yay! We tried to stop by a few weeks ago, but they were still working on the finishing touches.

We will certainly be headed there soon to check out the new digs! We LOVE their wings and the fried pickles!

If you want to check it out, here’s the info:

Fire on the Mountain–Burnside
1708 E. Burnside
Portland, OR

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