You have successfully signed up for contest updates.

You have successfully signed up for the newsletter.

Food: Portland’s Best Spots for Brunch

  • portland-detour-cafe

Many cities pride themselves on a certain regional meal. Philadelphia has cheese steaks; New York has pizza; Seattle has Pan-Pacific fusion. We have brunch.

Not to say that Portland doesn’t have a wide-ranging foodie culture, or to disparage the brunches of our neighbors. But Sunday morning calls up a near-religious fervor in the Rose City – not so much for the Lord’s supper as for his sustainably-raised bacon.

Sleepy-eyed, we shuffle in to the city to sip coffee and read the paper, waiting to be called for artichoke and kale omelets, for poached eggs, for cornmeal pancakes and yes, for more coffee. You’ll be joined by half of the city on a typical weekend brunch, so expect a wait. Luckily, Portland has no shortage of delicious restaurants to meet the demand. Here are a few standouts from across the city.

Read Full Story

More Ideas: Food

Soho Food,Tastings and Culture
Soho Food,Tastings and Culture
Once named the "Cast Iron District," for its many buildings made of the material, the neighborhood commonly known as Soho, (South of Houston) has become one of the main tourist and local attractions in New York City.... Read More
Exploring San Diego Wine Bars
Exploring San Diego Wine Bars
San Diego is often thought of a beach town where young people and college students get rowdy seven days a week. While this may be partially true, it must be mentioned that San Diego also has a growing sophisticated side. San Diego has blossomed in... Read More
San Francisco’s North Beach
San Francisco’s North Beach
I'm conflicted about North Beach, San Francisco's traditionally Italian neighborhood and popular tourist destination. It's where my father grew up and his father before him. My great grandfather, an Italian immigrant and photographer, built both his... Read More
A Day Exploring Cabo San Lucas Food and Shopping
A Day Exploring Cabo San Lucas Food and Shopping
What better way is there to start off a day in Baja than with a meal of huevos rancheros? The Mexican-style egg breakfast was served, along with orange juice, tortillas and salsa, by a delightful local girl named Maria. I enjoyed the meal in a small... Read More
San Francisco: Meet Mexico
San Francisco: Meet Mexico
Looking for some of the best Mexican food you'll find north of the border? Considering the fact that California was once part of Mexico, it's not surprising that Mexican food throughout the state is plentiful. In San Francisco, where the ratio of res... Read More
Viva Las Veggies
Viva Las Veggies
At Top Las Vegas Restaurants, Exciting Meatless Menus Are Designed with the Vegetarian in Mind! Whether you are a true vegetarian, a vegan, a once-a-week-vegetarian or you just wonder how people make it through life never eating meat, the vegetarian... Read More