This place is closed.

Racion

Bar, Spanish/Tapas
1205 SW Washington

IT HAPPENED about five minutes into our pre-seating cocktail at Ración, when we were trying the bar snacks that were the preamble to the night's new-Spanish nine-course dinner. The thing that triggered it was something remarkably delicious and labor intensive for a simple skewered snack: a cool house-made rabbit pâté spread with caper berry relish, rolled inside a mustardy crêpe, and cut like sushi. More thought had gone into that one little bite—its appetite-sparking, rich, salty flavor, its timing during the first relaxing wash of the drink, its complementary nature—than entire meals I've had lately. I realized upon eating it that the chef had crafted a "surrender moment"—that he had earned my trust before I'd even sat down. CHRIS ONSTAD

This place is closed.

Racion

1205 SW Washington, Portland, Oregon
971-276-8008
Hours: Tue-Sat 5pm-10pm
Restaurant Details
  • Cuisine Spanish/Tapas
Bar Details
  • Scene Bar
  • Happy Hour Tue-Sat 5-6 pm ($7 Raciones, $6 Daily cocktail, $5 House red/white wine, $3 Draft cider).
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