Portland City Guide

Welcome to our Portland City Guide. City of Roses, Bridgetown, Rip City, Stumptown, PDX. The city that likes to ‘keep things weird’ has a lot of nicknames, but no matter what you choose to call it, the fact that it’s a city worth visiting doesn’t change. It’s a place that promotes individuality, expressionism, local art, atypical lifestyle choices and leisure activities. It’s also a food lover’s delight, and its home to some of the country’s best breweries and, just outside the city, some of the country’s best wineries. Visit Portland, and you’ll eat and drink very well, as you ease into the city's casual pace.

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Wouldn’t it be nice to know a local in every city you visited? A person who knows all the best places to eat and drink in town, the city’s hidden gems, and those off the beaten path things to do? Well that’s what we’re here for. We’ve done all the hard work for you, to help you dive right into exploring the world’s best cities like a local.


Little Bird Bistro, Downtown Portland

PORTLAND | Little Bird Bistro in Downtown Portland is the casual younger sibling of lauded restaurant Le Pigeon (which in considered by many to be...

Taylor Railworks, Buckman

PORTLAND | Taylor Railworks is chef Erik Van Kley's ode to the American railworks and immigrants who helped build them, and America. Inspired by the trains that...

Tasty N Alder, Downtown Portland

PORTLAND | Tasty n Alder Downtown Portland is the third restaurant from John Gorham after Toro Bravo and Tasty n Sons and follows the...

Pip’s Original Doughnuts, Rose City Park

PORTLAND | Pip's Original Doughnuts is one of the many donut shops in Portland and stands out from the other contenders for Portland's best...

Aviary, Alberta

PORTLAND | Aviary Portland was opened by NYC chefs Sarah Pliner, Kat Whitehead and Jasper Shen in 2011. When it opened the food was...


Ex Novo Brewing Co, Boise Eliot

PORTLAND | Ex Novo Brewing Co Portland was born out of founder and former engineer Joel Gregory's desire to combine his passion for good...

Bailey’s Taproom, Downtown Portland

PORTLAND | Bailey's Taproom Portland is a casual spot that offers one of the best craft beer selections in town. Across 25 taps you'll...

Rogue Distillery & Public House, Pearl District

PORTLAND | Rogue Distillery & Public House Pearl District is one of the 4 Portland locations of Rogue Brewing, a company that needs no...

Henry’s 12th Street Tavern, Pearl District

PORTLAND | Henry's 12th Street Tavern in Portland's Pearl District is a place with a lot of history. While Henry's itself has only occupied the...

Cascade Brewing Barrel House, Buckman

PORTLAND | Cascade Brewing Barrel House in Portland's Buckman District is all about tart, barrel aged beers. In fact, Cascade (which was founded in 1998) is...


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