15 Portland seafood spots worth a deep dive

"Headwaters is a fresh take on hotel dining, complete with whole roasted rockfish and octopus carpaccio, updated French classics served table-side, cheeky modernist desserts, and an expanded, refreshed bar. It’s a grandly laid-back (a.k.a. Portland-style) fine dining spot that aims to delight both intrepid seafood adventurers and more conventional eaters morning, noon, and night."

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The hottest restaurants in Portland right now, July 2017

"Did one of the godfathers of Pacific Northwest cuisine just open a New York-style pizza spot in Hotel Lucia? Yes, yes he did, and the slices are hitting the mark, whether a traditional pepperoni or a rotating special like the Connecticut clam pie, served without cheese and with melted butter for dipping. Get it by the slice, in a full pie, or in a 36-inch "Al Metro," which is more or less three pizzas in one."

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Food Network's Guide to Portland features Paley's Place

"From indulgent Thai chicken wings to Spanish tapas, Portland will satisfy any type of food craving. Here, locally owned establishments are abundant and are often distinguished by high-quality Pacific Northwest ingredients. The food scene in Portland is a working body of restaurateurs, chefs, bakers, farmers and brewers all coming together to create a cutting-edge dining experience"

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Chef Vitaly Paley opens The Crown

Portland Monthly has the scoop on Chef Vitaly Paley's latest venture, The Crown, now open in the Hotel Lucia across the lobby from Imperial. Pies run between $12 for a small margarita pie to $27 for a large “Put a Clam On It” with spicy sausage, clam, and pecorino. We’re especially excited about the “Imperial,” a total Portland pie mashup of fried chicken, pickles, ranch, honey, and hot sauce.

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