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Pépé le Moko

Around the corner from Clyde Common, Portland's restaurant-cum-cocktail bar mainstay, is Pépé le Moko, a small, dark, jazz-filled subterranean cocktail joint helmed by Jeffrey Morgenthaler. Overhead, a curved ceiling evokes the architecture…

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Ava Gene’s

Peering into the windows of Ava Gene's is like looking into the storybook version of Portland that everyone dreams about. It's all floating lights, lace curtains, wood-fired grills and elegant-rustic…

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Bar Vivant

Cheryl Wakerhauser opened Pix Patisserie in 2002 in an east side space barely bigger than a janitor's closet. The small bakery earned a reputation for its astonishingly underpriced list of…