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Sunday Brunch In Portland

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  • Leper Sep 20, 2008 08:44 AM
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Portland hounds, please suggest a great place for Sunday brunch. Thank you!

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  1. Simpatica is the easy answer.
    http://www.simpaticacatering.com/

    1. I have not been to Simpatica to compare, but Salty's on Marine drive overlooking the Columbia River has a very nice spread. Besides the brunch usuals, it's heavy on seafood options if that matters to you.

      1. Be sure you get to Simpatica early - I've been there literally 3 times and have not been able to eat there (greater than 1 hour of wait). I'll get to try it one of these days...

        I like the Screen Door on Burnside and 23rd quite a bit.

        1. My idea of heaven is brunch at Kenny and Zuke's delicatessen (on Stark, just a block away from Powell's/Burnside.) Latkes, blintzes, 3-egg omelettes, challah french toast. Their brunch is served until 11:00 - and full menu/prices posted at their website.

          http://www.kennyandzukes.com/
          http://www.kennyandzukes.com/about/ (to see endorsements)

          P.S. For lunch - If you haven't tried Kenny and Zuke's Pastrami Reuben (pastrami prepared on site - unreal for flavor, just to die for - chosen as one of the 10 best sandwiches in America by Bon Apetit) then definitely give it a try when you're going out for lunch (and a visit to Powell's. ) I wish it were just a little less expensive, but at least I don't have to fly to New York City to have a good Reuben, so I figure I come out WAY ahead! And one sandwich is so big you can take home half and have it for dinner, so the cost per meal is halved, too.