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
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
6236 NE Sandy Blvd., 281-2990, phoansandy.com.
[PHO REAL] Despite its
mustard-yellow paint and cartoonish taco-shop roof, Pho An goes easily
unnoticed among many rundown establishments on Northea
2738 SE 82nd Ave., No. 102, 772-0103.
[HAVE A SOUPER WEEK] With two
soups daily and a supply that runs out when this family-run
establishment sells out—often before noon, especially on weekends
407 NW 17th Ave., 227-8000, fishsaucepdx.com.
[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
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
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
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, ...