The Thanksgiving holiday is coming up, which means it's time to find your stretchy pants and think about what you're thankful for this year.
Whether you'll be feasting with family and friends or spending a quiet Nov. 28, we've got a roundup of Thanksgiving-themed things to do and get in preparation for the big day. From groceries to beer and wine shops to bakeries, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find Portland's top go-to spots for the holiday, using both Yelp data and our own methodology to produce a curated list.
Responsible for dessert, but haven't got the time or energy? Head to one of Portland's top bakeries, all of which are cranking out autumnal-inspired baked goods and sweet treats perfect for Thanksgiving.
1. Standard Baking
Topping the list is Standard Baking. Located at 75 Commercial St., the bakery is the highest-rated bakery in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 480 reviews on Yelp.
2. Tandem Coffee + Bakery
Next up is Parkside's Tandem Coffee + Bakery, situated at 742 Congress St. With 4.5 stars out of 340 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers coffee tea and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Tin Pan Bakery
Nasons Corner's Tin Pan Bakery, located at 897 Brighton Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bakery, which offers desserts and more, five stars out of 20 reviews.
As friends and family prepare to gather, head to one of Portland's best grocery stores to stock up on supplies before it's too late.
1. Trader Joe's
Topping the list is Trader Joe's. Located at 87 Marginal Way in West Bayside, the grocery store is the highest rated grocery store in Portland, boasting four stars out of 91 reviews on Yelp.
2. Portland Food Co-op
Next up is Portland Food Co-Op, situated at 290 Congress St. With 4.5 stars out of 35 reviews on Yelp, the grocery store has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Bow Street Beverage
Oakdale's Bow Street Beverage, located at 495 Forest Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the grocery store, which offers beer, wine and spirits and more, 4.5 stars out of 21 reviews.
Not everyone can pull off the perfect home-cooked side dish. What you can do — so long as you're 21 or older — is come prepared with a six-pack of quality beer or a fitting bottle of wine. To help you get the goods, here's a roundup of Portland's top beer and wine shops.
1. Bier Cellar
Topping the list is Bier Cellar. Located at 299 Forest Ave. in Oakdale, the spot to score beer, wine and spirits and more is the highest-rated beer, wine and spirits spot in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 31 reviews on Yelp.
2. Bow Street Beverage
Next up is Oakdale's Bow Street Beverage, situated at 495 Forest Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 21 reviews on Yelp, the grocery store, which offers beer, wine and spirits and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. RSVP Discount Beverage
Deering Center's RSVP Discount Beverage, located at 887 Forest Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the spot to score beer, wine and spirits and more four stars out of 47 reviews.