The downturned economy has Portlanders tightening their belts, and cutting out many luxuries. Local businesses large and small have had to make adjustments, and restaurants are no exception.
Portland is a city of food lovers, and our chefs and restaurateurs have worked hard during these lean times to bring us the quality food we expect at prices we can swallow. Many notable chefs have embraced the downscale dining trend by opening new restaurants that offer upscale food at affordable prices, and by offering neighborhood-centric companion restaurants to their higher end establishments.
The result? Good eats that taste anything but cheap.
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