The restaurant scene in Portland is among the most vibrant and interesting in the country. 23Hoyt steps up to the plate with (former college softball player) Chef Amber Webster. Amber moved from San Diego in late 2010 with the recommendation of her mentor and former boss, chef Jason Neroni. Amber brings a gutsy, farm-to-table sensibility to the 23Hoyt menu and a light hand with hearty and satisfying dishes such as Pork Cassoulet and handmade pasta dishes. The crave-able menu (with the best burger in town) still fits within the realm of "gastro-pub" with familiar offerings that exceed expectations on your first bite.The comfortable cafe, bar and dining room features several seating areas including extensive outdoor cafe tables on bustling NW 23rd Avenue, in Nob Hill, the best boutique shopping neighborhood in the city.Easy parking is always available in the pay lot located directly behind the restaurant.