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Tabla Mediterranean Bistro

An East Side bistro featuring a quality three-course dinner with a low price to mirror our recession-slim economic means. Also on the menu, some of the best pastas in the city and charming candlelit window seats.

06/17/2010 By Mike Thelin


Bloody Perfect

Serratto bartender Kurt Fritzler demonstrates that proportion is what's truly key in making a good Bloody Mary. His expert guidance (provided here) plus your unrelenting practice should turn you into a Bloody Mary master in no time.

06/11/2010 By Rachel Ritchie


Right on ’Cue

Berlin Reed shows Portland how to do ribs right, with his innovative recipe for piri-piri-infused Southern barbecue.

06/11/2010 By Hanna Neuschwander


Hat Trick

The Pinkham Millinery bears a crafty flair and marks the next spot to acquire a stylish lid.

04/20/2010 By Martha Calhoon


Cabinet Appointments

Urban Farmer's head bartender Dan Stern calls his favorite bottles for warm-weather entertaining.

03/16/2010 By John Chandler


Labors of Love

Evoe chef Kevin Gibson drops knowledge about his recipe for fried morel mushrooms with fava bean purée.

03/16/2010 By Hanna Neuschwander

High Spirits


Drink some bier and eat your wurst at this German beer hall, located on N Mississippi Avenue.

02/17/2010 By Rachel Ritchie



Pairing a meal with a quality wine can break a diner’s budget faster than a balloon payment these days. But since Metrovino opened in the Pearl District last year, the restaurant has offered a novel way of matching a superior wine to each course on its me

02/17/2010 By Mike Thelin


Iberian Grinder

Assemble Tabla Mediterranean Bistro chef Anthony Cafiero's Spanish-style _bocadillo_ at home. This sandwich includes ham or prosciutto with seasonal greens decorating a fresh baguette.

02/15/2010 By Deena Prichep


Against the Grain

Portland's House Spirits, Clear Creek, McMenamins and other Oregon distillers are brewing locally made whiskey.

02/15/2010 By John Chandler


Alpine Bliss

Have your dinner table brim with the flavors of Bavaria, Alto Adige, Austria, Hungary, Germany, and Alsace with alpine delights such as a hearty mushroom gratin.

12/11/2009 By Eva Hagberg


Mr. Tea

After a short retirement, Steve Smith, the founder of Tazo, is back with a new assortment of teas that bring tastes from around the world to Portland.

12/11/2009 By Rachel Ritchie


The Spice Is Right

Saucebox's Gregory Gourdet shows how pickled fruits and vegetables such as apples can brighten up a winter meal.

11/09/2009 By Eva Hagberg

If you built it...

Architecture of the Sandwich

From the constant changes of the Sausage Sandwich at Clyde Common to the bizarre combination of the hot dog flight at The Original, the variety of Portland's sandwiches mirrors architecture from around the country.

10/09/2009 By Mike Thelin and Eva Hagberg

Cheap Eats

$20 Is The New $50

We scoured the Portland metro area to find a dozen culinary steals, ranging from the nationally-lauded Le Pigeon, to Sanchez Taqueria, a foodie pitstop in Tigard.

10/09/2009 By Mike Thelin and Eva Hagberg


Soon Doobu at Toji Korean Grill House

Brought to the table in a hot clay pot, the classic Korean tofu soup known as soon doobu comes bright red and bubbling

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis