We were working an ice storm at PDX. When we finally got to stop for lunch 10 hours into a 16 hour shift we were handed a sack lunch from this place. I grabbed the bag and went back to work. I was really pleased...More
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While waiting for our flight out of Portland, we needed to grab a quick bite to eat at the airport. Our daughter who lives in Portland suggested Flying Elephants. We didn't want anything heavy, just something to eat before our late afternoon flight. My wife...More
As a vegetarian who travels on a budget, I pretty much pack my own food. Unless I'm going to or through Portland. Flying Elephants offers excellent cuisine at affordable prices. The tomato orange soup is especially wonderful, and the bagels are perfectly toasted. Next time...More
The Flying Elephant usually has 4-5 types of salads, hot entrees and sandwiches that are ready to grab and go. Remember that you are not through security yet so skip the drinks and get them on the other side. If you are on your way...More
Big selection of pre-made sandwiches, salads & take-out items; also offers selections from a hot-food bar. Food bar less appealing in the evening since the several of the selections have been sitting for hours.
and very Portland. The selection is great, package goods, lunches in the cooler. Also a hot bar, but the counter is too high and I have trouble ordering and getting my food. Great soup and coffee along with Steve Smith teas.
I don't give favorable reviews for sandwiches easily. I'm a born and bred New Yorker and am a Jew wannabe. The pastrami shined in this sandwich. It wasn't overpowered by all the other stuff as is typical from r a Reuben.
A nice little fast-food restaurant across from powell's books in the pre-security area of the airport. One hint that it's good is the many airport employees grabbing food to eat. Everything is already prepared but fresh. The cafeteria style hot food looked good -- I...More
Okay, now I know why my husband always volunteered to get sweets here for the family. He did not want to us to discover what other goodies you can find here! Wow! After a full day of flying, while dealing with a fresh cold, these...More