Hooray for close-in dim sum! Portland Monthly reports that Boke Bowl West plans to offer a "Boke Sum" brunch starting in mid-November, which means you can get your dumpling fix, Boke-style, without having to trek way out east. On the menu horizon: bao stuffed with kimchi and pork belly, shrimp-and-peashoot har gao dumplings, and "Boke Marys" made with nori and Korean chili.
Boke Bowl West: 1200 N.W. 18th Ave., Portland, 503-719-5698