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Dining Outside Could Become Permanent

Adrian González
Adrian González
Posted on August 25
Two non-traditional pizzas taunt you from atop a bar.

Digesting Portland food news one slice at a time. (John Notarianni / City Cast Portland)

Burgers, reservation giveaways, and the permanence of dining al-fresco. Here’s what Portland's eating this week.

Pandemic-Era Outdoor Dining Could Be Here to Stay

The reality of social distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 forced Portland restaurants to get creative with expanded outdoor seating — now the city council is considering making it permanent. A long-term plan would include improvements to accessibility and safety. [Oregonian]

Award-Winning Haitian Restaurant Giving Away Reservations

Reservations are hard to come by at Kann, the James Beard award-winning restaurant in Buckman, but the eatery is giving 300 of them away tomorrow between noon and 4 p.m. at Barnes & Morgan. All you need is an active Resy account and a qualifying purchase. [KGW]

The New Pizzas in Town

From Panang curry to pho, Portland’s new pizza scene is elevating an already great pie landscape. Here are Oregonian restaurant critic Michael Russell’s favorite pizzerias going beyond red sauce and cheese. [City Cast Portland 🎧]

Burger Week Recommendations

There are 81 restaurants participating this year, so how do you choose which ones to eat? We asked Eater Portland editor Brooke Jackson-Glidden to share her Burger Week favorites. [Hey Portland]

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