Restaurant Review: Fire on the Mountain – Portland, Oregon

According to a Canadian I know, the Stanley Cup is a big deal; such a big deal that it calls for chicken wings! I saw this important occasion – watching Vancouver play in the Stanley Cup with an actual Vancouverian (or is it Vancouverite?) – as an opportunity to try Fire on the Mountain, a place infamous for it’s Buffalo Style Hot Sauce.

Eco-friendly food

The best part about being the person who has to go to FOTM to pick up the order is getting to try all of their sauces, which you can buy by the bottle. My personal favorites were the Jamaican Jerk, Bourbon Chipotle, The Orginal Hot Sauce and the Sweet BBQ, the last two of which we got on our wings.

Because the Canadian is a vegan, we got some vegan chicken tenders that probably have more meat in them than Chicken McNuggets and taste a helluva lot better. I actually liked them better than the wings themselves, mostly because wings have hardly any meat and these are a lot more filling.

We also got salad, which I smothered in ranch dressing. You know, to be healthy and all.

I slathered FOTM’s famous Hot Buffalo Wings sauce all over the vegan nuggets and piled them on to my plate next to bbq wings, buffalo wings and celery sticks.

Before

I dipped it all in blue cheese dressing – and of course extra famous sauce – and devoured it.

After

The details:

  • Location: 4225 North Interstate Avenue, 1706 East Burnside Street, Portland, OR, Their Website
  • Gotta try: Besides the famous wings and Hot Buffalo Wing Sauce, make sure you try the meatless nuggets and the Bourbon Chipotle Sauce.
  • Price range: $: cheap date
  • Rating:
    • Overall rating 4/5 stars: go there soon
    • Food: 4/5
    • Drink: N/A
    • Atmosphere: 2/5
    • Staff Friendliness: 5/5

 

Fire on the Mountain on Urbanspoon

Fire on the Mountain on Urbanspoon

About Queerie Bradshaw

Lauren Marie Fleming loves to put both sides of her brain to use. A writer since childhood, she runs the critically-acclaimed QueerieBradshaw.com blog and writes for major news sources as an expert on the legal and social issues surrounding sex, sexuality, gender and gender identity. Lauren also started Frisky Feminist Press (FriskyFeminist.com), which features sexual education guides and classes from the top sex educators on the Internet. From ivy-league universities to major conferences, Lauren has spoken all over the country and is internationally recognized for her dynamic, educational workshops. Check out her workshop page for a complete list of workshops and upcoming speaking engagements. A law school graduate, she started Creativity Squared, LLC to help bloggers, writers and other creative types turn their ideas into practical, sustainable products or services. Lauren particularly loves helping people find and amplify their voice, dig deep to write their difficult truths, and make a profit by doing what they love. Lauren offers her consulting services through group classes and individual coaching. Lauren is currently shopping her memoir, Losing It: My Life as a Sex Blogger, based on her popular Curve magazine sex blog. She is also working on a diverse young adult series. Lauren is represented by Jane Dystel of DGLM.
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