5 PDX Food & Drink Trends to Watch Right Now

Escargot. Photo Credit: Instagram

Escargot. Photo Credit: Instagram

One of the great things about Portland is its progressive culinary scene — food fads? Not here. PDX sets the benchmark for underground, up-and-coming “trends” that eventually gravitate to other locales. And when that happens, Portlanders have already moved onto the next. Portland Monthly has recently compiled a short list of some of 2014’s hottest things to watch out for in the PDX dining game — snails? There’s a delivery service for that. To prove its popularity, Clyde Common’s new chef Johnny Leach has added an escargot dish on the menu, and the restaurant will soon be sourcing the escargot from a local basil-fed snail rancher. Read More