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1221 NW 21st Ave. (NW Overton St.) Send to Phone
One of Portland's first restaurants to popularize farm-to-table cooking.
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Dining room at THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Wildwood, Portland, OR

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Wildwood Restaurant Review

: Wildwood, located in a formerly industrial area of NW Portland, and designed in a simple, woodsy, Northwest style, was a pioneer in local, organic cooking when it opened in 1994. Since then it has undergone a change of ownership, condos have replaced its former warehouse neighbors, and there is lots of competition in the farm-to-table arena. While dishes lack the verve they had a decade ago, the kitchen continues to turn out quality local and seasonal food. Menu mainstays such as skillet-roasted mussels in garlic broth with grilled bread are offered alongside dishes such as grilled Pacific tombo tuna, chanterelle mushroom pizza, and crispy confit of duck leg with padron chiles and miso brown butter. Even desserts are created with products from local suppliers, such as pumpkin cheesecake and an Oregon hazelnut pound cake pain perdu with Queener Farms roasted plums. Lunch features sturdy sandwiches such as mortadella with a fried egg, and the genre-twisting pork loin on challah. The wine list changes seasonally, too, and focuses on West Coast boutique producers. For Oregon wine lovers, there are typically at least 25 Oregon Pinot Noirs. If you're not in the mood for alcohol, try the house-made ginger ale. A protected outdoor patio accommodates warm weather dining, or a session of happy hour cocktails and bar snacks.

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