A salad at Grüner features shaved radishes, chervil, chives, pumpkin seeds, and styrian pumpkin-seed oil.

This is our guide to the revolution. We show you eight venues that represent the latest evolution of Portland’s scene. Some of these barely feel like restaurants at all, offering instead an experience akin to a custom-crafted meal in a home (and something you’d never find in New York—and certainly not at these prices).