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An Olympic Happy Hour at Lechon – Portland

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Got Olympic fever but no cable?

Never fear! Lechon, a South American restaurant in Portland has already thought of solving this for you. Executive Chef Jaco Smith will be serving up a very special “What the Chef is Eating” Brazilian-inspired happy hour tapas menu.

This chic little restaurant is located right across the street from Portland’s gorgeous waterfront and is a great place to stop after a bike ride or walk along the water. There’s also a small patio outside that looked to be dog-friendly as well! Here’s what I sampled:

Shrimp Ceviche with Pineapple (above) is the perfect way to cool off on a hot summer day. Especially when paired with one of their cocktail specials. I love the sweet pineapple paired with the savoury shrimp and a bit of foam on top for flavour. It was beautifully presented. (more…)