7 Oregon Restaurants to Try

Justin Bailie,  Photographer
September 14, 2015 (Updated June 23, 2017)

Oregon’s wonders don’t stop with the great outdoors; our edible bounty is a wonder that can be found in every meal prepared here. There’s a reason so many of the world’s best chefs call Oregon home.

To help you navigate all that this great state has to offer, we’ve asked seven favorite chefs from across Portland and the Willamette Valley to share their favorite culinary destinations around Oregon. Kick off or finish up your culinary adventure at these restaurants in Portland and Willamette Valley to see how local food and ingredients influence some of our best menus.


About The

JD Shadel
JD Shadel is a queer writer, editor and producer whose work appears in The Washington Post, VICE, Fodor’s Travel, The Atlantic CityLab and many others. When not hunched over a keyboard in one of Portland’s many cocktail bars, they hit the road in search of Oregon’s emptiest trails.