Honeymoon: Portland, OR – Mother’s

22 Jul

Our last morning in Portland, Oregon took us to Mother’s Bistro, a highly recommended breakfast place.

We were informed that we HAD to order the wild salmon hash. Do not pass go. Do not collect $200. Salmon. Hash.

It came with leeks, potatoes & a touch of cream, served with two eggs any style (we went poached).

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Now this was very good.  But it wasn’t mind-blowingly good.  I think it was hyped a bit much.  But it was definitely delicious.

We also tried the bacon, which was oddly… chewy… Hmmm… Good but not great.

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Our favorite part of the meal actually wound up being the Mike’s Special Scramble that came with with prosciutto ham, roasted garlic, fresh tomatoes, basil & provolone cheese.  The roasted garlic and basil in the eggs was GREAT. Will be trying to recreate this myself very soon.

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I’m glad we tried Mother’s since many people mentioned they loved it, and the salmon hash was very good (and the scramble, I thought, even better). But I don’t know if I need to go back.

Total Nom Points: 6.5 out of 10

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