A Second Helping of Success: Taqueria Neuve

When a re-invented success story shows up as terrific service and great food, I’m all in.  So it is with Taqueria Neuve in the SE Industrial District.

T9 re-established itself in 2014 to the delight of many dedicated Portlanders who were deeply disappointed when the 2008 financial crisis ripped through the economy forcing it to close.

Today, the menu is fresh and very creative, the restaurant is svelte and the margarita bar is hip.  Small plate apps and entrees.  Great ceviche; lime marinated fish of the day with tomato, onion and cilantro.  An amazing taco list: boar, grilled beef, achiote seasoned pork, roasted beef tongue, chile-marinated chicken, fish of the day (I had rockfish) and vegetal.

Rice and beans are not center-of-the-plate.  The dishes are beautifully styled and have wonderful depth of flavor and, oh by the way, they have a killer chocolate mousse.

There’s great energy in T9, and the chef and staff are on target to maintain a successful re-entry.

I’m definitely among their cheerleaders.

Taqueria Neuve, 727 SE Washington St, Portland, OR 97214, 503.954.1987

 

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One Response to A Second Helping of Success: Taqueria Neuve

  1. Lynn Wagner says:

    Wow. Great review. I sent it to Sean!!!

    Typos courtesy of my iPad

    On Aug 1, 2014, at 10:23 PM, TheEssentialGarden wrote:

    WordPress.com theessentialgarden posted: “When a re-invented success story shows up as terrific service and great food, I’m all in. So it is with Tacqueria Neuve in the SE Industrial District. T9 re-established itself in 2014 to the delight of many dedicated Portlanders who were deeply disapp”

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