The food in Portland is probably one of the main factors why I think the city is the best in the USA. Maybe it’s because the tap water here is delicious itself, so food cooked in it tastes better. Maybe it’s because Portland is full of bohemian hippies (not really, but a little). Whatever the reason, I had some of the best American meals during the couple weeks I was in Portland.

Coconut Chai Tea @ Tea Chai Té

Chai Tea from Tea Chia Te

Chai Tea from Tea Chia Te

“Red rooibos, coconut, ginger root, vanilla & cinnamon.”

Tea Chai Té has easily the most impressive selection of teas that I have ever seen, nearly a hundred flavors. They are creative beyond belief. The two locations are both beautiful and aesthetic, and definitely a cozy meeting spot or for surfing the web.

This place was particularly special for me, as it was the first place I went to in Portland, and it was recommended by Emily who met me there to introduce me to Portland culture, before taking me to the Rams Head for raspberry ale and …