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EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From grilled scallop tostada at Imperial to banana-walnut bread with cajeta at Tasty n Alder, these are the things you must eat right now.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 01/27/2016

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From poke bowls at World Foods to fried chicken at Dub’s St. Johns, these are the things you must consume immediately.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 01/20/2016

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From spicy miso ramen at Departure to oysters at Olympia Oyster Bar, these are the things you must devour right now.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 01/13/2016

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From hot buttered rum at the Box Social to meatloaf buns at the Woodsman Tavern, these are the things you must devour this week.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 01/06/2016

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From char-spotted pepperoni pies at Pizza Jerk to grand whole Peking duck at Departure, these are the things you must devour this week.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 12/23/2015

HOMETOWN PRIDE

The Washington Post Names Portland America’s Best Food City

After a two-month quest to find the nation’s best food city, food critic Tom Sietsema makes a case for the Rose City. Sorry, Seattle (a no-show) and D.C. (ranked no. 9!)

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 12/21/2015

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From creamy, masa-steeped hot chocolate at Portland Mercado to a final Middle East brunch at Levant, these are the things you must consume this week.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 12/07/2015

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

Thanksgiving is all about comfort: dive into Nostrana’s cheese-baked pizzoccheri pasta and cradle eggnog lattes at Coffeehouse Northwest

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 11/24/2015

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

Whether you need a pillowy, Jersey-style meatball parm or Latin-spiced birds drizzled in garlicky, neon green aji sauce, these are the places you must visit this week.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 11/18/2015

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From garlic and miso-steeped ramen noodles at Mirakutei to ooey-gooey cardamom French toast at the Big Egg, these are the places you must visit this week.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 11/11/2015

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From a last Alsatian supper at Gruner to the city’s best fried brunch, these are the places you must visit this week.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 11/04/2015

FEAST

Recapping Feast Portland: The Guts, The Glory, The Smoke.

Portland Monthly's food and health editors recap the gustatory extravaganza with favorite dishes, a few food-coma revelations, and tips and tricks for mastering the event in 2016.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 09/23/2015

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Taste Portland's Best Pints and Patties at Our Beer N’ Burgers Party this Saturday

A sneak peek at Portland Monthly’s blowout beer and burger event, coming this Saturday, August 1.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 07/29/2015

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best French Fries

Portland Monthly staffers reveal their favorite spots for the deep-fried potato in honor of the national holiday.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 07/13/2015

HOMETOWN PRIDE

The Washington Post Shows Portland Restaurants Some Love

Food critic Tom Sietsema pays us a visit for his new series, “America’s Best Food Cities.”

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 06/30/2015

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Gabe Rucker takes over Little Bird, Erik Van Kley opens Taylor Railworks, and Flying Fish expands its seafood empire.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 06/30/2015

HIT LIST

The 2015 Portland Restaurant Halftime Report

We take a look at the biggest restaurant openings and closures of 2015, with updates on the year’s still-to-open prospects.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 06/24/2015

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Get Your Tickets to Portland Monthly's Country Brunch 2015

Tickets are now on sale for our May 3 celebration featuring breakfast fare from six top Portland restaurants and six of the city's best bloody marys.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 04/22/2015

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Naomi Pomeroy writes a cookbook, Boxer Ramen to launch a North Portland satellite, and Peter Bro’s All-Way burger joint is now open.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 11/17/2014

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Star-studded dinners at Jacobsen Salt, Francophile suppers at Elder Hall, Bengali cuisine at Thali, and more upcoming food and drink events.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 11/04/2014
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