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Tin Shed Garden Cafe.
WHAT:Breakfast rules at the popular neighborhood gathering place; dogs welcome on the outdoor patio. WHEN: Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Wed-Sun. HOW MUCH: $. WHERE: 1438 N.E. Alberta St.; 503/288-6966.
Helser's on Alberta.
WHAT: Sophisticated breakfast through the afternoon: tri-tip and eggs, brioche French toast, pear-and-havarti pie. Plus soup and sandwiches on weekdays. WHEN: Breakfast and lunch Tue-Sun. HOW MUCH: $ WHERE: 1538 N.E. Alberta St.; 503/281-1477.
Info: From I-5 in downtown Portland, take exit 303 and follow signs to Alberta Street.