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A wonderfully unique and delicious dining experience. Enjoy Peruvian cuisine in the Pearl District.
Brasserie Montmartre
Mixing a touch of pub-style with French and Italian cuisine. My two favorites meals: their brasserie hamburger and risotto.
Elephant's Delicatessen
A gourmet and speciality food's store and cafe. A treat in more ways than one.
Embassy Suites, Downtown
Located in the historic Multnomah Hotel. This is not your typical Embassy Suites. Reserve a room for your next visit.
French Quarter
Find luxurious bed & bath linens as well as L’Occitane products.
Liner & Elsen
The go-to NW Portland wine store. Find wines from Oregon, Washington, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, and bi-weekly tastings on Friday and Saturday.
Lovejoy Bakers
A corner location in the Pearl District. Try their egg salad sandwich or pick up freshly baked bread. Busy and delicious.
A women's activewear business, now known around the country and online, but originally founded in Portland.
Mabel & Zora
A lovely women's clothing boutique in the Pearl District.
Moonstruck Chocolate Co.
Chocolate in many different forms and all decadently scrumptious.
Mother's Bistro
Sunday brunch is a must-do for all Portlanders. Don't mind the wait as their French Toast will assuage your impatience.
Oblation Papers & Press
Looking for unique and stunning stationery? Stop in and discover endless ideas and options.
Paley's Place
Founded in 1996 and remains a must-dine. As well, recommended by recommended by Oprah and The New York Times.
Papa Haydn
Simply stop in for dessert, as I did when I lived only a block away, or make a reservation for dining and a wonderful view of the cozy, yet bustling street of NW 23rd
Portland's White House
A regal southern-inspired mansion bed & breakfast in the NE, Irvington district
Powell's Books
The mecca of bookstore lovers. Multiple stories, new and used. Block out a significant amount of time to explore.
Find classic American lighting and house parts, and allow yourself to dream.
Sammy's Flowers
My favorite destination for fresh flowers. Always fresh, unique and beautiful.
Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
Classic American lights, fixtures, hardware, furniture, and a great cup of coffee.
Seams to Fit
My go-to designer consignment shop for clothing each time I visit Portland (and they have consignment furniture too!).
St. Honoré Boulangerie
My favorite French boulangerie in Portland.
The DragonFly Coffee House and Bakery
Come with cash and enjoy this cozy, corner destination just off of NW 23rd.
The Ferry Building Marketplace
Artisan shops, produce, seafood and restaurtants in a beautifully refurbished building at the foot of Market street.
The Heathman Hotel
Stay on Broadway and bring your pets. The service is incredible and the library is something to take a moment to check out.
The Palace Hotel
Recently remodeled in 2015, even if you don't stay, book a reservation for their weekend Brunch. The setting will surpass expectations and the food will leave you full for days.
Trader Joe's on NW 21st
A small, neighbor location offering the best that Trader joe's has to offer.
Urban Fauna
My go-to dog groomer for years.
Vivace Coffee & Crepes
Amazing crepes of all varieties & delicious coffee.
Fresh, gourmet grocer. A staple since 1975 in Portland's foodie metropolis.