Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Downtown Garden Brunch

Happy Monday Tuesday everyone! 

It's hard to believe that summer is over, but I had an awesome long weekend! I'll have more on that next week, but for now I'm enjoying being home in Michigan since Cameron and I are here until this upcoming weekend. In the meantime, I've got a few Portland posts to share with you this week!

Last month, we had brunch at place downtown that is a Portland institution. Veritable Quandary has been open since the 1970's and they have a lovely outdoor patio, which is I wanted to make sure we went while it was still warm enough to sit outside. I had heard great things about their brunch and they were all true; the coffee was great, the dishes we tried were fantastic, and the patio was gorgeous!

Cam ordered the Chilaquiles and the presentation was beautiful
I consider myself somewhat of an Eggs Benedict connoisseur, and VQ's execution was perfect. The standouts were the homemade English muffin and the house-smoked pork loin--so good! 

Both the food and the ambience at Veritable Quandry were excellent, and it's probably one of the best brunches we've tried anywhere. It is a little on the pricey side for Portland, but I think that it's worth it considering how beautiful their patio is. I'd definitely recommend it if you're in Portland!

Veritable Quandary Restaurant & Bar on Urbanspoon


5 comments:

  1. You had me at eggs benedict. Looks delightful!

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  2. we went this weekend at your instagram recommendation and ben ordered the eggs benedict - but his poached egg were cooked through! i ordered the johnny cakes which i didn't love, but i blame my choice. we also hadn't made a reservation (who knew that was a brunch thing?!) and had to sit in the bar. all in all, not a great experience and so i'm jealous of your meals above! the chiquilantes look awesome. we will have to give it another go sometime soon!
    kw ladies in navy

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  3. I'm loving your food posts! Makes me want to come to Portland... Though I may need to wear elastic pants since all I will want to do is eat!

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  4. Another stunner Jane... this place looks delicious! And the setting makes it even better :) I'm going to have so many restaurants to try next time I visit Portland xxx

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  5. Ah what a beautiful space. And the food looks absolutely divine! :)

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Your sweet words make my day! :)

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