Above: The bar in Little Bird in Portland, Oregon

One of the great draws of Portland is its cuisine, whether from a gourmet food truck or a Michelin star-quality restaurant. Here, restaurants tend to be informal, though people dress stylishly when visiting the most expensive addresses. Oregon’s agricultural areas produce an array of delicious fruits and vegetables, of which chefs take full advantage. Local and seasonal produce, as you might expect, takes pride of place. Seafood also tends to be excellent. And, of course, wines from the Willamette Valley, most famously Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris, now compete with the best in the world.

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