Synopses & Reviews
Best Places Portland is the smartest guide to one of the hottest cities in America. Whether its munching on crepes in Northwest Portland or an afternoon exploring the Garden of the Awakening Orchid, you'll find the best the city has to offer. The Best Places series offers expert opinions, inside information, and honest advice — from the country's most respected regional travel series. Includes information on walking tours, fine and performing arts, shopping, and nightlife, and contains reviews of new restaurants, hotels, and brewpubs and wine bars. This new edition includes: updated reviews of food and lodging, an expanded Shopping section, eight new sidebars, expanded coverage on the Oregon wine-growing region.
"Best Places covers must-see portions of the West Coast...with style and authority. In-the-know locals offer thorough info on restaurants, lodgings, and the sights." National Geographic Traveler
About the Author
Elizabeth Lopeman is a freelance writer who frequently writes about books and food. The coeditor of Best Places Portland's previous edition, she lives in Portland.