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Black Rabbit Restaurant Review: There are many reasons to visit Edgefield, either as a special escape from Portland's urban scene or as a stop on the way home from Mt. Hood or the Columbia Gorge. The re-purposed 74-acre estate (formerly a poorhouse, circa 1911) features a multitude of attractions, including a hotel and a casual brewpub with lovely gardens. But for an elegant meal, Black Rabbit is the best destination. Its rustic dining room blends early American and turn-of-the-century touches with contemporary flair. The kitchen uses seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs from Edgefield's organic gardens. Entrée choices range from appealing salads to fish, steak, chicken or vegetarian dishes. The crab mac ‘n’ cheese, home-smoked salmon and Thai-style vegetable curry are particular stand-outs. For breakfast, order the smoked salmon hash or one of several variations of eggs Benedict. The estate boasts its own coffee roaster, distillery, winery --- try the Pinot Gris or Cabernet --- and, of course, the brewery.