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RiverPlace Hotel
written by Julie Lee Let’s start with the scenic view: a panoramic canvas that spans from one end of the
Boys Fort
Located in the heart of downtown Portland, Boys Fort is a wondrous emporium filled with one of kind goods from
Elephant’s Deli
Locally owned since 1979, Elephant’s Delicatessen has proudly served three generations of Portlanders. As a specialty foods and catering company,
Shreve & Co.
Shreve & Co. is a family-operated, independent jeweler. Shreve takes great pride in its long-standing partnerships with the finest jewelry
Ben Bridge
We search the world for unmatched value and quality. You’ll always find new designs – from traditional to cutting edge
Ellington Handbags
Shop casual-chic handbags made from signature Italian and ECO leathers. Ellington Handbags are designed for work, travel, and everyday adventures.
Elk Cove Vineyards
Founded in 1974 by Pat and Joe Campbell, Elk Cove Vineyards is one of Oregon’s oldest and most well-respected wine
Maloy’s Jewelry
Maloy’s Jewelry Workshop offers exceptional quality antique and estate jewelry as well as expert restoration and repair. We also offer
Carlton Farms
For over 50 years, Carlton Farms has crafted the very finest and freshest natural meats for select restaurants, markets, and
The Heathman Lodge
Designed to express the beauty and spirit of the Pacific Northwest, The Heathman Lodge brings the splendor of the outdoors
Made In Oregon
Made In Oregon’s first store opened at Portland International Airport in 1975. Since then they’ve built a solid reputation as
Kanani Pearl Spa
Inspired by Hawaiian traditions of natural healing, Kanani Pearl Spa offers a return to the scents of the islands with
Located on the corner of NW 12th and Everett in the Pearl District, Piattino is a gorgeous respite with wood-fired
Gorge Performance
Gorge Performance is Portland’s source for all things surfing, SUP-ing, kiteboarding, windsurfing, snowboarding and skateboarding. Gorge is family-owned and staffed
Portland Spirit Tours
Spectacular vistas and a thrilling ride. This fully narrated tour covers 60 miles of the Columbia River, aboard the Explorer,
Three Degrees Waterfront Bar & Grill
Three Degrees Waterfront Bar & Grill, is located in RiverPlace Hotel. Just steps from downtown Portland, we offer complimentary valet
St. Jack
St. Jack is an ode to the bouchons, or esteemed cafes of Lyon, France, and to Chef Aaron Barnett’s take on the
Southland Whiskey Kitchen
Southland Whiskey Kitchen offers exceptional eats + drinks, graceful + hospitable service, and an attractive + inviting atmosphere in which
Syun Izakaya
Syun Izakaya is a family-owned Japanese restaurant with pub-style dishes, top-notch sushi and superb sake. Syun features many types of
PINTS Brewing
PINTS Brewing Company, located at the heart of Portland’s Old Town district, pays homage to its historic location with traditional
The Mash Tun Brewpub
The Mash Tun was opened in 2005 to combine Christian Bravard’s love of brewing with his many years of experience
Humble Brewing
Humble Brewing stays true to its name. It is a small brewery competing and winning the achievements of Portland’s Smallest
Boring Brewing Co.
After twenty-four years of homebrewing, Boring Brewing’s “brewmaster” has opened a fully licensed four-barrel brewery for distribution to neighborhood pubs.
Chocolates by Bernard
Affordable Luxury. ‘Simply the Best.’ Whether it’s a holiday or a special day, Chocolates by Bernard makes the event one
Island Mana Wines
Aloha! The Hawaiian word Mana describes the spirit, energy and essence of the islands. Island Mana Wines captures the beautiful
Dragontree Spa
The Dragontree offers only the best of Portland’s holistic, healing and day spa treatments. With therapists trained in traditional massage,
Otto’s Sausage Kitchen
After more than 80 years, Otto’s Sausage Kitchen is still using the same traditional recipes and handcrafted techniques to make
Pearl Specialty Market and Spirits
Pearl Specialty Market & Spirits is an upscale specialty retailer located in the heart of the Pearl District. Pearl Specialty
Laurelhurst Market
At the gates of the Laurelhurst neighborhood and just three minutes from downtown, Laurelhurst Market offers an uniquely Portland steakhouse
The Original Restaurant
The Original, Portland’s downtown destination for all-day dining, renews the spirit of diners and supper clubs from the 1950s and
Mother’s Bistro and Bar
At Mother’s, they take traditional homemade favorites and refine them with classical cooking techniques, so they’re like mom’s cooking, only
Johnny Sole
Johnny Sole is an independently-owned shoe store located in downtown Portland that opened in 1993. Known for their extensive boot
Huber’s Cafe
Established in 1879, Huber’s is Portland’s Oldest Restaurant. With specialties like a traditional turkey dinner, Huber’s also serves certified Angus
Kelly’s Olympian
Kelly’s Olympian is Portland’s third oldest continuously opened and operated bar/restaurant. It has gone through a number of evolutions throughout
Veritable Quandary
Perched above scenic Waterfront Park, Veritable Quandary offers a relaxed fine dining experience amidst an atmosphere of old Portland charm.
Kenny and Zuke’s
Kenny and Zuke’s is a Jewish deli located in Portland. Since 2007 Kenny and Zuke’s strives to bring pastrami and corned
Portland Art Museum
Founded in late 1892, the Portland Art Museum is the seventh oldest museum in the United States and the oldest
Hotel deLuxe
Hotel deLuxe began as the Hotel Mallory, commissioned in 1912 by Rufus Mallory. Even then it was a luxurious retreat:
Hotel Modera
Hotel Modera is among the most stylish luxury boutique hotels in Portland, Oregon. Located in the center of downtown Portland,
Imperial by Vitaly Paley
In late summer of 2012, renowned Chef Vitaly Paley opened Imperial, a new venture in downtown Portland, Oregon that exemplifies
Olympic Provisions
Olypmic Provisions in Portland specializes in charcuterie in addition to northwest cuisine. With two locations, on one Portland’s Southeast side
Chop Charcuterie and Butchery
Chop Charcuterie and Butchery is located inside the City Market on NW 21st in Portland, Oregon. Co-owner Eric Finley specializes
23 Hoyt
23Hoyt has the welcoming ease of the best neighborhood restaurant in a sophisticated, contemporary atmosphere. At 23Hoyt, you’ll feel right
The Nines
Located next to Pioneer Square, at the top of one of Portland’s most beloved landmarks, the stately Meier & Frank
Black Star Bags
Dave Stoops started Black Star Bags in rainy Portland, Oregon to bring waterproof bags and accessories to the cycling community
The Meadow
The Meadow is a place where the beautiful, the delicious, and the unexpected are brought together for your pleasure. The
Urban Cheesecraft
After researching and learning lots about making food from local ingredients, Urban owners Claudia and Jeff were inspired to make
Amai Unmei
Amai Unmei is a contemporary interpretation of classic apparel for the savvy style maven. Known for simplicity, clean lines, and
Hair Of The Dog Brewing Co.
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company was founded in November of 1993 with the purpose of providing beer lovers with
Green Dragon (Rogue Ales)
Named one of the 100 Best Places to Drink Beer in America, features 62 taps that serve an eclectic mix
Full Sail Brewing Co. – Riverplace
Smack dab in the heart of Beervana, (also known as Portland) their Riverplace brewery is located on the waterfront. You
Fire on the Mountain Brewery
On the first day of 2005, the first customers walked through the doors of Fire on the Mountain Buffalo Wings.
Hopworks Urban Brewery
  Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) and Hopworks BikeBar are Portland’s first eco-brewpubs. Each pub offers handcrafted organic beers and a
Max’s Fanno Creek – Brew Pub
They have created a comfortable gathering place for the community. The pub is a comfortable and interesting place – family
Mac Tarnahan’s Brewing Co. – Taproom
At the Taproom, choice reigns supreme. With over 12 beers on draft including their year round, seasonal and alehouse exclusive
Lucky Labrador
Hawthorne Brew Pub 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd. | Portland   Quimby Beer Hall 1945 NW Quimby St. | Portland  
Lompoc Brewing
Oaks Bottom Public House Oaks Bottom Public House is named for the Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge that runs just west
Laurelwood Public House & Brewery
First and foremost, Mike & Cathy opened Laurelwood as a reflection of what they wanted in a neighborhood restaurant. As
Deschutes Brewery – Portland Public House
Fusing a distinct Northwest and classic Scottish Pub feel, this Pearl District destination has become a convivial gathering spot of
Columbia River Brewing Co.
Established in 2010, they are brand new, and excited to be open for business in Portland, Oregon. They are located
Coalition Brewing Co.
Coalition Brewing was born out of a serendipitous chance encounter between owners Kiley Hoyt and Elan Walsky. Both began as
Cascade Brewing Barrel House
Cascade Brewing Company was established in 1998 by Art Larrance, who has been involved in Oregon’s craft beer industry since
Burnside Brewing Co.
When Burnside Brewing Co. opened its doors in 2010, the vision was concise. Focus on easy to drink beers that
Bridgeport Brewing
    BridgePort BrewPub Whether you drop in for a meal or stop by for a brew at the BridgePort
Breakside Brewery
Breakside Brewery is the invention of Scott Lawrence and Tony Petraglia. Some mutual friends introduced the two after learning they
Alameda Brewing Co.
Alameda Brewing Co. is a small brewery that began its life in the heart of the Beaumont Village in Northeast
Widmer Brothers Brewing Co.
Widmer Brothers Brewing is located in beautiful and brew-friendly Portland, OR. Their publicly-held brewery employs over 150 people who are
Upright Brewing Co.
Upright Brewing specializes in farmhouse inspired beers rooted in France and Belgium but made with local ingredients and a Pacific
The Ram Restaurant & brewery – Clackamas
Welcome to The Ram! Your stomach wants food. Your tastebuds want beer. Satisfy them both at the Ram Restaurant &
The Commons Brewery
The Commons Brewery is a small craft brewery located in Southeast Portland, Oregon. They are inspired by European brewing tradition
Sasquatch Brewery Co.
Every community needs a focal point – a place where neighbors can relax and indulge in basic creature comforts: warmth,
Rock Bottom Brewery
Their brewers eat, drink and sleep beer. They’re equal parts scientist, artist and beer geek. So, while every Rock Bottom
Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
The Raccoon Lodge & Brew Pub is a family friendly restaurant and brew pub that offers comfort food alongside upscale
Porltand U-Brew & Pub
Are you an experienced beer geek ready to get the next batch of home brew under way? They have all
Philadelphia’s Steaks & Hoagies – Portland
Welcome to Philadelphia’s Steaks & Hoagies. Since opening in 1987, they have established a reputation for outstanding food and, more
Old Town Brewing Co.
Old Town Pizza has been a part of Portland’s culture since 1974, when the Accuardi family opened the doors of
Occidental Brewing Co.
Welcome to Occidental Brewing Co., brewers of the finest ales procurable. Handcrafting delicious beers in the continental tradition, Occidental Brewing
Natian Brewing Co.
They are, currently, a nano-brewery brewing like mad to pass on their liquid goodness to all! They are operating on
Migration Brewing Co.
Migration Brewing is the story of four guys coming together to follow a passion for beer. Since the fall of
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Rogue Ales – PDX
In the International Concourse D you’ll find this convivial pub showcasing an array of Rogue Ales to soothe those flying
Rogue Ales – Distillery & Public House
Located in the heart of Portland’s Historic Brewing District in the Pearl. This building has been the former home of
4th Street Brewing Co.
At 4th Street they know that brewing is both an art and a science. Their brewer and owner of 4th
The U.S. Outdoor Store
US Outdoor has been serving the needs of snow, water & land sport enthusiasts of the Pacific Northwestern United States
Eco-Modern House
Designer Michelle Ruber and her Dutch craftsman husband, Klaas, showcase their knack for clever earth-friendly remodels in the three bedroom
Pocket House
While there’s plenty to be smitten about in downtown Portland, an eco-minded vacation rental in Northeast Portland through 1859 Explore
Paley’s Place
With corporate chains and noisy mega-restaurants dominating the American dining scene, Paley’s Place in Portland, Oregon, is a refreshing change.
Jake’s Famous Crawfish
Considered one of the top ten seafood restaurants in the nation, Jake’s Famous Crawfish has been a downtown Portland landmark
Caffè Umbria
Located in the heart of the Pearl District, Caffè Umbria’s retail store provides Portlanders with an authentic Italian café bar
Paragon Restaurant
Enjoy American brasserie-style cuisine, tempting house made desserts and signature cocktails at this lively and sophisticated neighborhood restaurant. The approachable
Executive Chef Scott Neuman, who worked alongside McLain in Southern California and at Hall Street, is the architect behind ¡Oba!’s
Mio Sushi
Mio Sushi provides quality at reasonable prices in a casual, family- friendly dining atmosphere by offering fresh and delicious foods
Hotel Lucia
Located in the heart of downtown Portland, Hotel Lucia is the most artistic hotel in a city famed for pushing