Portland >Lucky Strike Restaurant
Try happy hour (daily 4-6pm and 9pm-close) at this high energy, high-spice Szechuan spot set inside Hawthorne Theater, you can make a very affordable meal of the dan dan noodles, sauteed baby bok choy, and seafood pancake. Glasses of house bubbly & 22oz Sapporos just $4!
The food FANTASTIC- gotta try the ribs.
The one star rating? My waitress wrote 'remember to tip 20%' on my payment slip. I dont have any idea the tight wads that servers deal with and I dont want to hear the stories but DO NOT tell me what to tip you- ever. I am a BIG tipper- I wouldnt want to do that job but the minute you tell me what to tip- you get nothing.
If this happens again here or at another location- I wont sit quietly for it.
Loved the Ribs. No, wait, I mean HATED the ribs!.
Lucky Strike has broken my heart. I first ate there a few months ago. Their signature Guinness-marinated ribs with soy/sesame glaze transported me to heaven. The ribs are cut into bite-sized morsels and served in a big bowl with plenty of the yummy sauce, and the succulent meat literally fell off the bone. And I mean LITERALLY--often, I snagged the meat itself with my chopsticks, and the bone plunked into the bottom of the bowl as I lifted the scrumptious morsel to my mouth. I was left with a large pile of whistle-clean bone fragments and a smile as wide across as the Columbia.
I was so glad I took a chance on these! Perfect pork ribs, IMO, are those where the slow-cooked meat, fat, tendon and cartilage melt and merge into a single and unified whole. Such ribs, along with spectacular sunsets, are the only things I miss about my Texas childhood. But they
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