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tvshel Apr 15, 2009 02:31 PM

I have friends coming in from San Francisco for the weekend to visit me in Portland. Since I am relatively new to the area, I don't know many places to get lunch (aside from Ken's Artisan Bakery, which I love). I'd appreciate a few recommendations for places in SE (where I live) and in the Downtown/Washington Park area (where I plan to take them). They're both San Francisco foodie-types, so I'd like to impress them with what Portland has to offer.

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    Nettie RE: tvshel Apr 15, 2009 03:58 PM

    Bunk or Meat Cheese Bread for sandwiches--both are in inner SE. For something with a little less scruffy atmosphere, Evoe (while it's on the sometimes scruffy SE Hawthorne, it's not next to the Pole Dancing Boutique). I would be happy to take someone from SF to any of those.

    1. JillO RE: tvshel Apr 15, 2009 04:07 PM

      If you want to go more upscale, Wildwood (on NW 21st and Overton, not far from Washington Park)) does a great lunch, as does ten-01 in the Pearl (1001 NW Couch, close to downtown).

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        MyNextMeal RE: tvshel Apr 15, 2009 06:35 PM

        Broder at SE 25th/Clinton for breakfast/lunch
        Simpatica at SE 8th/Ash for weekend brunch

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          tvshel RE: tvshel Apr 16, 2009 08:37 AM

          Thank you for the great suggestions!

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