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Fueled by tasty TikTok trends, downtown Portland’s Toki is a new destination from the Han Oak team: Takeout diaries

In idler times, I used to keep a running list of new Portland restaurants I hoped might open one day. An Indonesian option or two. More and more interesting dim sum. A casual alternative from the excellent, expensive, exclusive Japanese chef’s counter Nodoguro. I longed to see what “Top Chef” finalist Gregory Gourdet might come up with on his own, free from the corporate vibe at downtown’s Departure. And I wondered whether Han Oak might one day take over the Clyde Common space. (Before moving to Portland, chef Peter Cho’s biggest claim to fame was running the kitchen at another

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