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Portland's Bulgogi Porn Obsession; Correction: Bon App No Longer Loves PDX

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Ox's General Manager Dani Weiner
Ox's General Manager Dani Weiner
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SNUBS Despite nominating two Portland restaurants, Bon Appétit leaves Portland off of its America's Best New Restaurants list. Nominated were Kachka and Milk Glass Mrkt, but neither pure vodka or a place that serves "pretty much anything you can put an egg on" swayed the publication. Bon Appétit announced its 10 favorite new restaurants in the nation today.

FOOD PORN The blame lands squarely on the marinated beef shoulders of Koi Fusion for this one, although the skyrocketing popularity of Kim Jong Grillin may have been what took us into the top 5. As reported by The Oregonian, a new Instagram app ranks which cities post the most photos of which foods, and Portland ranks higher than London for pics of bulgogi.

NORTHEAST
One of the busiest restaurants in Portland, Ox almost always has a wait, and General Manager Daniel Weiner is the man taking names. To help you not only get in but get the best table, Eater picked Weiner's brain, which, not surprisingly, is full of insightful tips.

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