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@@ -9,6 +9,10 @@ Facts
* You can take the MAX from the airport (stairs at the end of the ticket counters), to downtown for $2.50
* Buy a ticket at the platform kiosk before boarding the train
* A cab from the airport is going to be $30-$40
+ * Almost every restaurant sources their food locally or owns and area farm. This means:
+ * You'll get some of the freshest foods ever
+ * All meat dishes are instantly 10x more tasty
+ * You can almost always find a gluten-free, vegan, or vegetarian option.
* The neighborhoods that make up the downtown are are: Downtown, Pearl District, Goose Hollow, Knob Hill/Alphabet, PSU area, Oldtown/Chinatown, Pioneer Square.
* This city is super clean, safe, *extremely* friendly, but has a few things to be aware of:
* There is a vagrant youth population, totally harmless, just ignore them.
@@ -83,37 +87,60 @@ There are more brewpubs than you can shake a fist at
Forget whatever you heard, Voodoo doughnuts aren't that good. They're mostly a novelty.
* [Coco](http://cocodonuts.com/)
+ * [Saint Cupcake](http://www.saintcupcake.com/)
* [Blue Star](http://www.yelp.com/biz/blue-star-donuts-portland)
* [Voodoo](http://voodoodoughnut.com/)
### Nightlife
- * [Backspace]()
- * [The Doug Fir]()
- * [Holocene]()
- * [Ground Kontrol]()
- * [Wurst Bar]()
- * [Crystal Ballroom]()
+ * [Backspace](http://www.backspace.bz/)
+ * [The Doug Fir](http://www.dougfirlounge.com/)
+ * [Holocene](http://www.holocene.org/)
+ * [Ground Kontrol](http://groundkontrol.com/)
+ * [Pope House Bourbon Lounge](http://popehouselounge.com/) - one of the coolest, chill, bars/lounges.
+ * [Wurst Bar](http://thewurstpdx.com/)
+ * [Crystal Ballroom](http://www.mcmenamins.com/crystalballroom)
* Really any bar you see in downtown. The closer you go to chinatown (towards the river), you'll find more night clubs and bro-bars.
* your best bet is to stay downtown, the pearl, Knob Hill/Alphabet district.
-### Portland Staples/Classics
+### Portland Staples/Classics and American
+
+ * [Smokehouse 21](http://smokehouse21.com/smokehouse-21/eat/) - best BBQ in Portland
+ * [Zeus](http://www.mcmenamins.com/1625-zeus-caf-at-crystal-hotel-menus) - great dinner menu with a wide range of prices and a special wine and beer selection every night.
+ * I eat here just about every other week.
### Quick and simple food
### Vegetarian // Vegan
+ * [Prasad](http://prasadcuisine.squarespace.com/)
+ * [Freshii](http://www.yelp.com/biz/freshii-portland-2)
+
### Fancy Dinner
+ * Higgins
+ * Andina (not at happy hour)
+ * Genoa
+ * Portland City Grill
+ * Just stroll around the Pearl
+
### Central & South American
+ * Andina
+ * Cha cha cha
+
### Indian and Middle-eastern
* [East india company](http://www.eastindiacopdx.com/)
* I have lived in a lot of major US cities, and this is still the best indian food I have ever had in the US
+ * [Habibi](http://www.habibirestaurantpdx.com/) - solid and affordable lebanese
### Asian
+ * [luc lac](http://www.luclackitchen.com/) - the best vietnamese food you'll ever have. ever.
+ * [Thai Peacock](http://www.thaipeacockrestaurant.com/) - standard thai food.
+ * [masu](http://masusushi.com/) - good sushi in the immediate downtown area. A little pricey.
+
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