Food Event Spotlight

Xico Resurrects Its Day of the Dead Celebration

Expect face paint, goat barbacoa, and chocolate-mezcal cocktails at the upscale Mexican restaurant’s annual fiesta.

10/26/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

Breaking News

Chef Johnny Leach to Open Playful Mexican Spot Chalino

A pair of Stray Dogs and Xico alums rethink Mexican on North Williams this winter.

10/26/2016 By Karen Brooks

News To Chew

Honky Tonk Closes, Blue Star Opens a Pizza Chain, Plus More PDX Food News

… including the Bagelworks explosion, celeb chef Chris Cosentino’s new hotel restaurant, and Smokehouse Tavern’s Top Chef run.

10/25/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

The Long Play

PODCAST: Behind the Scenes of Portland Monthly’s Best Restaurants Issue

Every year, we devote an issue to the city’s best new restaurants. How does the madness (and magic) happen? Our food team hashes it out.

10/24/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Edible Fact Check

This Wieden & Kennedy Food Cart Has Free Donald Trump Baloney Sandwiches

Handsome gold-embossed wrappers dress up five of the Donald's claims, debunked by fact checkers.

10/21/2016 By Webb Wright

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: October 19–26

Musubi rice bundles, top-shelf ramen, exceptional granola, and spicy baked oysters are your required eating for the week.

10/19/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Food News

Zilla Sake Launches Japanese Breakfast

The NE Alberta sushi and sake spot joins Portland’s Asian brunching movement.

10/19/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Big Cheese

Check Out the Tillamook Cheese Factory's Sexy New Digs

The legendary coastal creamery will close. And then gloriously reopen.

10/18/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

Weekly Planner

America’s Test Kitchen Comes to OMSI, Thali Supper Club Celebrates Diwali, and More Portland Food Events

… including Chocktoberfest, a rare Spanish sherry dinner, and Ecliptic Brewing’s anniversary party.

10/18/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

Fright Time

Scary Good: 11 Tricked-Out Ways to Spend Halloween in Portland

From haunted curds to graveyard tours, we bag our favorite local Halloween events.

10/17/2016 By Webb Wright

Hit List

5 Fall Cocktails to Drink in 2016

These stiff quaffs just might drive away the rain and curb the onset of SAD.

10/12/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

Breaking News

First Look at Vitaly Paley’s Seafood-Loving Headwaters, Opening October 14

Eat Beat’s got exclusive details on the revamped Heathman Hotel Restaurant and Bar, from a fresh look and adventurous raw bar to "sexual chocolate" for dessert.

10/12/2016 By Kelly Clarke


Portland Monthly Has a Restaurant App!

We’ve turned 13 years of food coverage into one indispensable resource: Gastronaut.

10/11/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Light a Fire 2016: Best New Nonprofit

Curriculum of Cuisine Teaches Portland’s High School Kids Healthy Choices

The new nonprofit puts real chefs into local classrooms.

10/10/2016 By Ben Tepler

News to Chew

Pok Pok Noi Opens for Lunch, Der Rheinlander Is Closing, Plus More PDX Food News

… including Burrasca cutting lunch service, Bar Casa Vale finally opening, and P.R.E.A.M.’s replacement project, Associated.

10/10/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Best Restaurants 2016

Portland’s Best New Restaurants of 2016

Dynamic change, new players, and deliciously bold concepts executed with serious attention to detail: here are the 12 places that define Portland’s food scene right now.

10/10/2016 By Karen Brooks, Kelly Clarke, and Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2016: Bucket List

30 Portland Restaurants for the Ultimate Local Dining Bucket List

Hope you’re hungry. Here are 30 top picks from Portland Monthly editors.

10/10/2016 By Kelly Clarke, Karen Brooks, and Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2016: Carts We Heart

Portland’s Five Best New Food Carts of 2016

Montreal-style pastrami to smoldering coconut curry, these are our new favorites from the fast-paced world of cart cooking.

10/10/2016 By Kelly Clarke and Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2016: Repeat Offenders

Four Portland Dishes We Ate Over and Over and Over Again in 2016

Fried catfish to porridge (no, really), we just can’t get enough.

10/10/2016 By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, and Kelly Clarke

Best Restaurants 2016: Brunch Bliss

Three Exceptional New Portland Brunches—Without Lines

Only chumps wait for their waffles.

10/10/2016 By Karen Brooks and Zach Dundas