Photo: Kirk Mastin
This Alberta Arts District favourite is upscale yet un-snobby. Located in an old electric utility building, the Thai restaurant has super-high ceilings and modern decor. Enjoy an award-winning ginger-lime Cosmo at the bar before sitting down for dinner. Chef Adrienne Inskeep is a fresh-ingredients fanatic, and she makes the best Panang curry in Portland. For starters, go for pulled pork wrapped with hazelnuts and vegetables in a spring roll, or green papaya salad.