There is nothing like a warm, comforting bowl of soup on a cold winter’s day. In Beaverton, the place to go for this is Fresh Thyme Soup, a healthy fast-casual establishment featuring an array of soups, salads and sandwiches sure to please everyone. This friendly haunt prides itself on using the freshest all-natural ingredients in its fare and offers vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free soups everyday. Diners may find clam chowder, baked potato, tomato bisque, beef barley, cauliflower with cheddar and jalapeno and mulligatawny as consistent menu mainstays. Pair the soup with a half or whole sandwich, including roast beef garlic melt and BBQ chicken, for a heartier meal.
Fresh Thyme Soup, 16155 NW Cornell Rd., Beaverton, OR, USA, +1 503 466 9103
A family-owned establishment, Gyro House is a Mediterranean grill specializing in flavorful Lebanese and Mediterranean cuisine. Opening every day at 11am, this welcoming joint offers home-made delicacies made with quality ingredients that will attract a wide range of tastes. From appetizers to soups and salads to entrées, both meat lovers and vegetarians will find many tantalizing options. Diners can begin with the grape leaves starter stuffed with rice and vegetables, followed by the falafel sandwich or chicken shawarma plate with marinated chicken. Turkish coffee and baklava make for a satisfying end to a delicious meal.
Gyro House, 530 SW 205th Ave., Beaverton, OR, USA, +1 503 690 1700
Opened in 2012 and located in the heart of downtown, Thai Bloom is a popular establishment featuring authentic and innovative Thai cuisine within a contemporary space, decorated with plush furnishings and warm woods. A large menu with meat, seafood, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free items ensures that everyone who visits is sure to find something to enjoy. In addition to the permanent items, the menu also features seasonal specials, with current highlights being pork ribs braised in an orange-ginger sauce, and pumpkin curry with Kobosha pumpkin, broccoli, carrot, cauliflower and green beans. A host of beverages, including Thai tea and coffee plus sweet treats, such as Thai fried banana and Mango with sticky rice, are also available at this welcoming spot.
Thai Bloom, 3800 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR, USA, +1 503 644 8010