The New Portland

A thriving food and wine scene abounds with bohemian charm
Sep 30, 2013

The culinary scene in Portland, Ore., is undergoing a revolution, with dozens of new restaurants and wine bars opening. The city is also home to more than 500 food trucks and carts, one of the densest concentrations in the United States-all for a population of just 600,000. Wine Spectator's Tim Fish explains.

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