I mentioned we did a lot of good eating over our long-weekend trip to Portland. It’s pretty common for us to cram a lot into a relatively short trip, but even I was impressed that we managed to cross so many tasty bites off our list. We flew in Thursday morning and then home Sunday afternoon. That only leaves so many meals, snacks, and beer breaks. Throw in a day at the coast and meeting friends for dinner, and we really only had our first night in town dedicated to dinner of my choosing.
Based on some Chowhound research and cross-referencing various recommendations, I figured we could either go to Little Bird or Castagna for dinner. The menu at Little Bird looked to be French-inspired, while the set menu at Castagna looked… well, intriguing. Intriguing enough that Travis was willing to indulge my curiosity.