Accolades

  • Nominee for Best Chef: Northwest
    James Beard Foundation
  • Winner
    Iron Chef America
  • Best Restaurants
    Portland Monthly
  • 100 Favorite Restaurants
    Willamette Week
  • Author
    Heartlandia: Heritage Recipes from The Country Cat
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in Portland

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Chef Adam Sappington reviews  at post.venue.name
"Started off with an appetizer at Sayles of a 3# lobster, a mess a clams and a coke. Crushed it !!#wheninrome #heaven #nwff"
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Chef Adam Sappington reviews  at post.venue.name
"An awesome read and way to look at lettuce in a different and more flavorful light ! Get those "little gems" from the market and cook'em in gremolatta butter..#heaven #whynot #becauseitworks"
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Chef Adam Sappington reviews  at post.venue.name
"When all you see all day long is rain rain rain some of the darkest vegetables bring a bright light into our day. Purple sprouting broccoli #heartlandia #oregonlight #oregonsun"
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From My Menu

Chef Chris DiMinno reviews The Slow Burn at Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar
$$ | Wine Bar | Modern | Traditional | American
Montavilla
"The Country Cat serves brunch seven days a week, making it one of the few places in Portland where you can get brunch on a Tuesday. My favorite dish is the pork chili, which has shredded pork shoulder rather than ground meat; it's perfectly spiced and never dry. When combined with two fried eggs and grits, this makes for a great breakfast."
Chef Sarah Pliner reviews Cast-iron skillet fried chicken  at Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar
$$ | Wine Bar | Modern | Traditional | American
Montavilla
"This fried chicken isn't actually crispy; it comes in a bowl of greens and broth. However, it is really moist and delicious, and the accompaniments are great."
Chef Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton reviews Chicken fried steak at Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar
$$ | Wine Bar | Modern | Traditional | American
Montavilla
"I rarely desire breakfast for brunch, and this dish is a nice alternative. The chicken fried steak is served up with mashed potatoes and braised greens, and although it's typically served with gravy, I prefer it with some lemon wedges and hot sauce. If I'm in the mood to spank my arteries, I'll go with a side of Hollandaise instead."