The Portland Building in Portland

The Reuben at Goose Hollow Inn

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A sloppy and hastily constructed mess with some political significance (the Goose is owned by former mayor Bud Clark), this sandwich is such a quintessential piece of the Portland landscape that it’s no longer possible to objectively evaluate it.

The Guggenheim Museum in New York City

BLB at Meat Cheese Bread

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Simple, made with few ingredients—bacon, lettuce, beets, and aioli—yet formally and completely revolutionary.