Review: District

By BRIAN DUFF  |  September 28, 2011

Does this hard-to-define approach work better for a television show than a restaurant? Sure, because watching TV is basically free and you can sit on your couch with your box of wine. You need to get to the restaurant and pay for the food, which heightens your level of scrutiny. That's why Las Vegas is the best and District is pretty good. Was staying home to watch Las Vegas what you hoped you would be doing on a Friday night? Probably not. But once you did, you rarely regretted it. When you think upscale, District might not be the first place you think of. When you think pub, or cocktail bar, it won't either. But if you end up at District, you won't regret it.

Brian Duff can be reached at bduff@une.edu.

DISTRICT | $$ | 45 Danforth St, Portland | Sun-Thurs 5-10 pm; Fri-Sat 5-10:30 pm; brunch Sat-Sun 10:30 am-3:30 pm; late-night menu daily 10 pm-midnight | Visa/MC/AMEX/Disc | 207.761.7778 | districtportland.me

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