The 25 Best New Restaurants In America

Portland, ME | Asian-American

Best For: Slurping hand-made noodles in a town better known for lobster.

In Brief: A new restaurant from the Eventide Oyster Co. (which we included here in 2013) team, The Honey Paw uses regional ingredients in their riffs on delicious Asian food.

What to Order: Fry bread with uni butter; fried wings with coconut, lemongrass, tamarind and Thai bird chili; Vietnamese pork meatball soup with glass noodle, smoked pork broth, mortadella, roast pork and Thai bird sambal; fish head curry made with local cod, sweet potato, pickled okra, cashew, fresh turmeric, tomatillo sambal and jasmine rice.