Family fun in Portland

Pizza, parks, and matinees in Montavilla

Susan G. Hauser

Flying Pie Pizzeria When not tossing hand-spun pies for the theater next door, the pizzeria serves its own loyal clientele. INFO: $; 7804 S.E. Stark; 503/254-2016.

Bipartisan Cafe Debate over dessert is encouraged here, where homemade pie is served amid political paraphernalia. INFO: $; 7901 S.E. Stark; 503/253-1051.

The Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar Down-home cooking with a gourmet touch. Chef-owner Adam Sappington is a dad himself and welcomes families with a kids' menu ― plus free meals for the under-10 crowd on Sunday nights. INFO: $$; 7937 S.E. Stark; 503/408-1414.

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