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Favorite Portland Breakfast Spot

Broder (either location) has some pretty interesting stuff. I agree with ybnormal; Tasty N Sons has some unusual, delicious breakfast eats.

Mar 23, 2015
rjpdx in Metro Portland

BLUE PLATE - Why is there not more conversation about this utterly magnificent lunch counter?

One of my great frustrations with working in the suburbs is I can't get to downtown to visit Blueplate. I miss those sliders so much. And their reuben burger. And the meatloaf sandwich. Sigh.

Sodas are really good, too. Oh, and the egg cream.

You're right, the owner (Jeff?) really cares. And the young ladies who used to work there were really friendly without being fake or overbearing. Hope they're still around.

I'll have to take a day off and get down there.

Mar 21, 2015
rjpdx in Metro Portland

Mr Taster's first report as a Portland resident! Boxer Ramen? Oy.

Mmm, those tots.

Hope you enjoy our fair city.

Mar 16, 2015
rjpdx in Metro Portland

Awesome Breakfast?

Yeah, I was there recently on a Sunday, right at opening, and there wasn't even a wait by the time we left.

So good.

Oct 02, 2014
rjpdx in Metro Portland

Portland restaurant recommendations

You should try Subway. They serve lunch and dinner. You can even get breakfast there.

Though you may want to check the boards for other recommendations.

Anniversary Weekend in Portland

Consider Tasty n Alder for brunch. Or Toro Bravo for dinner (though they don't take reservations, so there's a long wait unless you get there before opening). Really great food in an unpretentious atmosphere. Small plates so you can try lots of fun stuff.

Congrats on the anniversary—my wife and I hit 10 years on the 29th.

May 22, 2014
rjpdx in Metro Portland

Andina vs. Imperial by Paley

Have breakfast/brunch at Imperial. It's good. And then you'll still get to try Andina.

Apr 26, 2014
rjpdx in Metro Portland

5 Donut shops better than Voodoo

I'd add Delicious Donuts and the new Pip's Original.

Mar 13, 2013
rjpdx in Metro Portland

Please help me on my bromantic vacation.

Yep

Jan 26, 2013
rjpdx in Metro Portland

Best beer store!

John's is great. Lots of stuff from all over the world.

Dec 06, 2012
rjpdx in Metro Portland

Down to the final four restaurant choices, need to pick 1!

Toro Bravo

Sep 23, 2012
rjpdx in Metro Portland

Where can I find 10 Barrels beer in Portland?

Aug 08, 2012
rjpdx in Metro Portland