A good falafel is a thing of beauty. Traditional falafel is made with either chickpeas or fava beans that are ground up, blended into a patty with spices, and then deep fried. It's a dish that's so ubiquitous and well-loved that many countries have their own regional takes on what makes for a truly great falafel—a highly contested subject in some circles.
Portland is its own delicious falafel-verse of options. Whether you're craving a more traditional Egyptian-style falafel, or something a little more modern, here's a list of a few of the best spots to get a bite of falafel in the city.
Is there a falafel that makes your world go round we missed? Share it in the comments! (The points on this map are not ranked but organized geographically).
All photos by Janelle Albukhari unless otherwise noted.Read More