3862 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 206-8292, luckystrikepdx.com
[SPICE PUSHERS] In a meek-tongued city like Portland, spice-pushers Lucky Strike are like shady guys sitting in a Camaro across the street
8733 SE Division St., No. 101, 788-8883, wongsking.com.
[GIMME SUM MORE] When I last ate
dim sum at Wong’s King, I stood in the parking lot and watched as two
men loaded a pig—whole, fully co
5331 SW Macadam Ave., 227-3136, szechuanchefportland.com.
[SEATTLE SUPERSONIC] There’s
something piercingly lonesome about a vast Chinese restaurant hall,
something that summons a lifetim
2446 SE 87th Ave., 772-1808, purespicerestaurant.com.
[YOU’RE SURE] From the street,
Pure Spice looks like a Chinatown meat shop duct-taped into an outer
Southeast Portland strip mall. That imp
3016 SE 82nd Ave., 771-2299, oceancityportland.com.
[DON’T MAKE WAVES] You’re going to
have to forgive me, but I’ve never been able to learn much about the
food at Ocean City. That’s not
New name, same game—kind of. Sungari Pearl, the Pearl District's white tablecloth Chinese bistro will morph into Seres Restaurant and Bar come October 1...even though they're not changing the menu, decor or ownership. So why the shakeup? The powers that be say the new name highlights the eight-year-old restaurant's new focus on sustainability and organic goods, which it apparently has been ...