Down-Home Duet

Tapalaya’s Viet-Cajun mash-up brings the real flavor of modern New Orleans.

Food Reviews & Stories
Vietnamese and Cajun are like the main characters in every movie starring Jennifer Aniston: You wouldn’t think they belong together, but OMG. Both are French Creole cuisines, both river cultur   More
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Restaurant Guide 2013: Simply Vietnamese

Restaurant Guide
2218 NE 82nd Ave., 208-3391. [NOT SO SIMPLE] From a Westerner’s perspective, Simply Vietnamese is perfectly bewildering and lovely—like Brigitte Bardot in the late ’70s. The eatery is nothi   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Restaurant Guide 2013: Pho Oregon

Restaurant Guide
2518 NE 82nd Ave., 262-8816. [PHO OUT] With its antiseptic, cafeteria-style atmosphere reminiscent of a big-city Chinatown, Pho Oregon is a world away from the precious chalkboards and decorative   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 KAT MERCK

Restaurant Guide 2013: Pho An

Restaurant Guide
6236 NE Sandy Blvd., 281-2990, [PHO REAL] Despite its mustard-yellow paint and cartoonish taco-shop roof, Pho An goes easily unnoticed among many rundown establishments on Northea   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 HALEY MARTIN

Restaurant Guide 2013: Fish Sauce

Restaurant Guide
407 NW 17th Ave., 227-8000, [EAST MEETS WEST SIDE] In a gauzy dream sequence, I am beckoned to a remote area of town to check out a dingy, under-the-radar ethnic joint where eve   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN

Restaurant Guide 2013: Bun Bo Hue

Restaurant Guide
7002 SE 82nd Ave., 771-1141. [BLOOOOD] Bun Bo Hue isn’t much for atmosphere. Hidden at the base of Mount Scott deep in Southeast Portland, the small restaurant is covered in graffiti, sports ba   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 RICHARD GRUNERT

Cheap Eats 2011: Best Baguette

Food Reviews & Stories
Portland’s only Vietnamese sandwich drive-thru recently added Koi Fusion-inspired Viet tacos to the menu (three for $5), but don’t order them—they’re a trap; mediocre fillings on lousy torti   More
Monday, March 7, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Beaumont Neighborhood Rallies Against Hate Crime

Beaumont-Wilshire residents gathered in the Beaumont Middle School parking lot tonight to speak out against the recent hate crime reported in their neighborhood by a 22-year-old Vietnamese American man. On the morning of Aug. 2, Bao Vuong says four white males verbally assaulted and aggressively approached him at a stop-light on NE 41st and Fremont and threw bagels at him. Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons, ...   More
Friday, August 7, 2009 Allison Ferre


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