Emilitsa is the best new restaurant in Portland this year, according to the Phoenix's Brian Duff. He also makes mention of the battle of two Portlands (without noting any collaborations of the Portlands in images or in food) and DFW's Consider the Lobster. Here's his kicker:
A city should support the quirky along with the novel, and so more people should try Chef et al., another notable new spot this year.Quirky might want to wait until Chef et al. undergoes a McDonald's-style renovation, says Chowboarders.