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Fat City Cafe Restaurant Review: Multnomah Village, on the Southwestern fringe of Portland, feels like a small town. Its winding streets are lined with eclectic shops and eateries attracting both nearby residents and visitors. In this old-fashioned setting, nothing really changes at the Fat City Café. License plates from all 50 states decorate the walls, and a plaque next to a turquoise vinyl booth commemorates the day Portland's mayor fired the city's police chief on that very spot. The menu offers classic American diner food and portions are huge, providing ample carbs and calories. Homemade cinnamon rolls are a particular standout, while pancakes studded with blueberries and three-egg omelets with hash browns bring in the crowds. Sandwiches are familiar, ranging from a turkey club to grilled cheese. Beverages match the menu with chocolate malts and vanilla shakes, plus local brews and Oregon wines. Save room for pie or homemade pudding for dessert.