2337 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214
On a rare sunny morning in Portland the eager crowd that gathers outside the Screen Door would be hard to miss. Serving up hearty breakfast staples, peppered with Creole influence, the owners focus on serving Southern fare with a twist. Featuring locally sourced meats and produce they emphasize the importance of the relationship between food and table and bring their welcoming charm to the public. With plates ranging from traditional low country dishes such as cheesy grits and jambalaya, to breakfasts mixing fried chicken and waffles, the Screen Door brings a bit of southern warmth into this rainy Oregon town.
200 NE 28th Ave., Portland, OR 97232
Sweeping across continents to greet Portland diners is the vivacious and sultry flavors of the Mediterranean found at Tabla Bistro. This Mediterranean-inspired eatery captures the vibrant interplay of cultures and cuisines that make up the region’s culinary identity; from Italy to Spain to Northern Africa, every bite of Tabla’s exquisite fare has an origin and history. Keeping the menu fresh and intriguing is Tabla’s enthusiasm for contemporary twists on old favorites – by reinterpreting classic recipes using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, there’s always going to be an exciting bite to be savored.