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Abyssinian Kitchen

Abyssinian Kitchen is one of Portland’s more upscale Ethiopian (and Eritrean) restaurants, located in a cozy house in Buckman.

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Coquine is a homey French-ish Mt. Tabor restaurant that’s a cafe during the day and serves a tasting menu at night.

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Langbaan in Kerns uses local ingredients in traditional Thai dishes and looks kind of like an adult (and indoor) treehouse.

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Sit at the sushi bar at Nimblefish, a high-end sushi spot in the Hawthorne District.

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Beast is a 24-seat restaurant in North Portland that feels like a nice dinner party, complete with shared communal tables and a prix fixe menu.

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Ox is an Inner Northeast Argentinian restaurant known for their huge wood fired grill and the wide variety of meat and seafood cooked on it.

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Le Pigeon

Le Pigeon is a small French restaurant on East Burnside that’s upscale enough for an anniversary dinner, but casual enough for a Wednesday.

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Ava Gene’s

Ava Gene’s on Division Street is a vegetable-heavy Italian restaurant with an excellent wine list that mills its own pasta flour on-site.

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Kachka is a Southeast restaurant that serves excellent Russian food and more vodka than you’d ever expect to drink in one sitting.

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Renata is an Eastside Italian restaurant with a nice patio, a big wine list, and great pizzas and pastas.