Book Description: Written by local reviewers, Best Places guides let travelers in on the best a city or region has to offer. A listing in a Best Places guide is coveted. To receive one star is an honor. Four stars are extremely rare and guaranteed to be the créme de la créme. While other guides give travelers choices, Best Places distinguishes itself by providing readers with the absolute best choices and stands by its guides with a money-back guarantee. This new and updated edition of Best Places Portland is the smartest guide to one of the hottest cities in America. Whether it's munching on crepes in northwest Portland or an afternoon exploring the Garden of the Awakening Orchid, travelers find the best the city has to offer. Featuring expert opinions, inside information, and honest advice from local travel experts, this guidebook includes information on walking tours, fine and performing arts, shopping, and nightlife, and contains reviews of new restaurants, hotels, and brewpubs, plus a new section on wine bars.