Sure, it's just a bunch of bread, meat, cheese, pickled veggies, pâté, jams, and/or terrine, but it takes the perfect combination of these ingredients to make a great charcuterie board. Here are a few of my favorite boards in Portland and a few I can't wait to try.
Even movie stars have had to wait for Spanish inspired tapas by John Gorham. Bring 7 or more and get a reservation, or come before 6pm for small plates like Grilled Moorish Lamb Chops or Chicken & Clams Cataplana.
This craft kitchen won't be a secret for much longer, once the NE brunching crowd finds out there's little-to-no wait for dishes like the winter vegetable hash w/ poached egg and smoked trout.
People line up before the restaurant even opens. When you're back for the 4th time, try the Chocolate Potato Doughnuts.
Impress your date with the "2-Fer," a rotating sharable dish of meat and vegetables paired with two 12-ounce brews, all for just 20 bucks.
Stuff your pitza hole with this wood fired pizza that comes out chewy crusted and topped with contemporary ingredients.
Chef Paley brings us swanky yet assessable dishes morning and night. The between-lunch-and-dinner menu is light, but satisfying.
Sandwiches so big you won’t be able to get your mouth around ‘em (i.e., double decker pastrami and egg salad). K & Z bagels served all day; take a dozen home with you.