Portland, America's hipster foodie haven

The foodie culture is big in Portland.
The foodie culture is big in Portland.PHOTO: ALISON DE SOUZA, TRAVEL PORTLAND.COM
Teote is an eatery featuring Latin American street food, such as buttery corn cakes known as arepas which come with chorizo.
Teote is an eatery featuring Latin American street food, such as buttery corn cakes known as arepas which come with chorizo.PHOTO: ALISON DE SOUZA, TRAVEL PORTLAND.COM
Teote is an eatery featuring Latin American street food, such as buttery corn cakes known as arepas which come with chorizo (above).
Teote is an eatery featuring Latin American street food, such as buttery corn cakes known as arepas which come with chorizo (above).PHOTO: ALISON DE SOUZA, TRAVEL PORTLAND.COM
Walk off the calories in the city.
Walk off the calories in the city.PHOTO: ALISON DE SOUZA, TRAVEL PORTLAND.COM

Portlanders take their food seriously. And now, the city is leading the charge in paleolithic and ketogenic diets, with a wide array of low-carb options available

As a Singaporean, you sometimes forget that being food-obsessed is not necessarily the factory setting for other nationalities.

So-called "foodie culture" has spread more unevenly across the United States and one of the trailblazers in this regard has been Portland, Oregon, which is a short hop from Seattle.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 01, 2019, with the headline 'Portland, America's hipster foodie haven'. Print Edition | Subscribe