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Best bets in Lake O/Wilsonville/Tualatin/ area?

Looking for best restaurants in this area for tonight. . .any ideas?

Oct 03, 2008
grayghost in Pacific Northwest

Funky WA and OR Restaurants Outside Big Cities (Zillah, Yakima, Bend)?

If you find yourself well out east in OR (you did mention Walla Walla, WA), some of my must-stop places include: Terminal Gravity Brewery in Enterprise--surely the most scenery-laden microbrewery in OR and home of the best IPA (as judged by the Oregonian a few years ago). In La Grande, Foley Station is great. . .breakfast or dinner, but check open hours. In Pendleton, try the wine store (I forgot the name) downtown for lunch and an eclectic beer stash, and Rafael's for dinner. Baldwin Saloon in The Dalles is great; Stonehedge in Hood River (dinner); Walking Man Brewery across the river in Stevenson, WA. Bend is getting strip-malled to death--but if you want a thoroughly Northwest experience, I suggest the massive new Mcmenamin's there, Old St. Francis School; for Mexican, long-standing tiny little Taqueria los Jalepenos on the east side on the way toward Pilot Butte. Going to be through Salem, the cousine-challenged capital city? Look up Morton's Bistro for dinner. . .absolutely worth the time and money--you gotta love a place in business for 20 years where the wine "list" is just a couple shelves full of wine for you to peruse. For lunch, go downtown to Wild Pear.

Jul 14, 2008
grayghost in Pacific Northwest

best dinner in Couer d'Alene?

What are the top couple of fine-dining restaurants in the city? Stylish, creative, etc. Thanks!

Jul 11, 2008
grayghost in Pacific Northwest