The 16 Best Bistro Burgers in Portland

"Vitaly Paley has recently branched out into a mini empire of hotel restaurants, but his best burger is at Paley's original Slabtown restaurant—home to one of Portland's very first brioche-bun, house-ground bistro burgers when it was introduced at the turn of the millennium.

The grilled onion on the Paley's burger ($15 with fries) is revelatory, a full slab of onion grilled on both sides until caramelized, with an almost translucent and buttery interior."

Read the full story by Willamette Week's Nick Zukin.