Saraveza Bottleshop & Pasty Tavern
Saraveza is the sum of its parts, a series of short stories that capture a time and place through its smells, sounds and sights. It’s the scent of sausage being smoked. It’s the nostalgic sounds of 1960s surf guitar and the lush schmaltz of Percy Faith and Mantovani. There's, of course, sausage links and beer, and on every second Monday, each craft beer you order comes with one complimentary slice of bacon. More...
Bo Kwon, the brains behind Portland’s social media-powered fleet of Korean taco trucks, has just opened his very first brick and mortar on SE Division Street’s Restaurant Row. The menu at the new spot, a 50-seater (both inside and out), clings to many of the same items that made his army of trucks such a success in the first place, including bulgogi beef tacos, Korean burritos and bacon-wrapped hot dogs. More...
The happy hour menu at Michigander Matthew Firosz’s casually welcoming bar is abundant with homemade bar snacks. But the one item on Firosz’s menu that trumps all others is his chicken-fried bacon (Firosz says he just likes deep-frying foods), which is exactly as it sounds: Bacon strips that are dredged in seasoned flour and briefly dropped in hot oil. The strips are peppery, crispy and meaty and come with a ramekin of homemade blue cheese dressing. More...
If you like your strips of bacon deep-fried, wrapped around your hot dog or free when you order a craft beer, then you need to have and hold dear the three spots above the fold.