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Indulge with local options that make you stronger

Whether you run the Beach to Beacon every year, have just signed up for your first marathon, or are starting a new fitness routine, there are a number of local restaurants that offer healthy food to enhance your performance and help you fuel and recharg
Healthy choices
By AMY ANDERSON  |  August 17, 2012

Portland broadens its cuisines in 2010

Portland's year in food in 2010 was marked by new ventures on the part of established players on the food scene.
International taste
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 24, 2010

Playing Thai-alai

The writer Stephen Metcalf recently suggested that the cult of cultural authenticity has reached a tipping point analogous to our desperate search for oil.
Fast-moving small plates engage at Boda
By BRIAN DUFF  |  June 18, 2010

Busy options

For a place that is largely about performative hibachi dining and Asian kitsch, Kon is very into the Buddha.
Sampling Kon Asian's broad spectrum
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 04, 2009

Understated flavor

Any group — whether a city, a cohort of friends, or a couple — must be cautious about where they first fall for vegetarian Asian food.
Green Elephant affirms life through the palate
By BRIAN DUFF  |  January 23, 2008