Since February, Russian food has become a much-talked-about addition to the Portland dining scene, especially with the opening of Kachka. But don’t expect this international trend to slow down anytime soon: DaNet, a new pop-up hitting PDX next week, helmed by Chef Vitaly Paley, will boast five-course meals of various fare from Georgia, Armenia, Uzbekistan, and more.
Between the fare, the music (a “spin of Slavic psych, hip-hop, and old world romance”), and decor — provided by Paley’s mother, including Soviet-era posters and “tchotchkes saved from the motherland” — the pop-up is sure to transport guests into another time and place. And when it comes to experiential dining, what more could you ask for? Read More