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Food: Portland’s Best Spots for Brunch
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.
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