Portland Realtor Fun Tips: CNBC Names Portland Top Food City in America

CNBC recently crowned Portland one of it’s Top Foodie Cities in America, citing the high local-restuarant-to-chain ratio (79.6%) the amazing number of breweries (97!), and the availability of local produce through Community Supported farms and farmers markets (93 farms and 56 farmers markets!). Here at the McDonald Group Portland Real Estate blog, we love to keep track of the media accolades the Portland area is racking up in recent years, so we’re not surprised by the latest listing – we know Portland has the best food scene in the country!

The article pointed to popular Portland eateries including the Pearl District’s traditional Peruvian eatery Andina, downtown Portland’s comfort-food brunch favorite Mother’s Bistro & Bar, downtown’s sky-high Portland City Grill (one of our picks for the best views in Portland – it’s on the 30th floor of the tallest building in town), the popular East Burnside Southern kitchen Screen Door, and, of course, Portland’s infamous Voodoo Doughnuts. For more Portland food tips, check out our favorite Cheap Eats in Portland, the top ten coffee shops in Portland, amazing pizza in every part of town, and our dog-friendly restaurants guide.

As you can tell, The Portland real estate market isn’t the only booming industry in town – our local restaurant scene is also full of new construction, real estate purchases and sales, and neighborhood development! One of the best things about the Portland real estate market is the close proximity of homes for sale in every Portland neighborhood to amazing dining choices. Our food scene is setting all the trends for the culinary world, including food carts, vegetarian-friendly fine dining, bacon frenzy, and home-cooked, quality foods sourced from local ingredients. If you need restaurant recommendations or want to track down a specific cuisine or favorite taste in town, don’t hesitate to ask. We here at the McDonald Group Portland Real Estate blog have a lot to say about the Portland food scene, and we love to share our knowledge!


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