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The Heathman Restaurant & Bar Restaurant Review: The Heathman was serving elegant cuisine marrying European technique and the best Pacific Northwest products long before Portland became a destination for trendy gastronomes. And it continues to do so. The dining room is somewhat formal with a row of Warhol animal prints at one end and an open kitchen along one side. Executive chef Michael Stanton has smoothly filled the large shoes left by Philippe Boulot, one of the city’s seminal chefs. Discover “French Northwest” dishes such as wild sturgeon Vallee d’Auge paired with potato risotto, beet tartare and apple glaze; roasted quail; and braised pork belly with mascarpone polenta. Curried tofu and squash hash or a quinoa and kale salad will satisfy vegetarian tastes. A notable wine list enhances the experience. Casual dining is available in the Marble Bar, also a desirable place to enjoy a post-symphony dessert. Jazz and cocktails hold sway in the Tea Court. If you visit for brunch, be sure to order the signature smoked salmon hash.