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Upcoming Foodie Book Events

Whether you’re looking to learn to bake bread, make your own cheese in under an hour, or tap into bartending tips from a Portland pro, these cookbook events have you covered.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 04/15/2014
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9 Fresh Products from Portland Producers

Creamy Stumptown cold brew in a carton, chocolate from a treehouse, and Mexican mole — we've rounded up a new batch of Oregon-made goods for your snacking pleasure.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 02/13/2014
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Portland News to Chew

Shut Up and Eat expands to a DIY sandwich-building deli, Growlers Hawthorne debuts with 40 taps, Mi Mero Mole offers Super Bowl snacks, and more of the city's hottest food stories.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 01/22/2014
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Portland News to Chew

All-day happy hours, Ración's chef shuffles, Smallwares' wine flights, and the rest of the week's food and drink stories.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 01/14/2014
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Portland News to Chew

Portland gets its first gluten-free gastropub, Broder Nord debuts on North Interstate Avenue, Accanto launches weekday lunch—and more of the week's hottest food stories.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 10/30/2013
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Portland Negroni Week 2013

Nostrana and Imbibe Magazine team up to create a citywide celebration of the classic Italian cocktail.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 05/23/2013
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Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including a DIY kimchi class and Breakside Brewery’s 3rd Anniversary Block Party.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 04/30/2013
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Share Your Favorite Cheap Eats

We want to hear your picks for the best affordable bites in Portland.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 12/13/2012
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Popping the Cork on Oregon Bubbly

When it comes to celebrating with sparkling wine this holiday season, think local first. Here, Portland Champagne expert David Speer shares his take on the state of Oregon bubbles.

  • By Eat Beat Team and Allison Jones
  • Published 11/01/2012
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Andy Ricker’s Postcards from Taiwan

When Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker, Portland’s foremost Asian food authority and noted street-food-hopping explorer, mentioned he was invited on a tour of the foo...

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 11/02/2011
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Bunk Sandwiches Opens Downtown

A new spin-off of the iconic sandwich shop locks down Portland’s newest lunch destination: the Portland Transit Mall.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 10/26/2011
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First Impressions: Luce

John Taboada’s casual Italian eateries brings our guest blogger back to memories of Florence and the best meals of her life.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 10/06/2011
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Café Velo + Lauretta Jean’s = Pie Heaven

Coffee-loving Café Velo reopens with another farmers market star at the oven. Say hello to Portland’s best pie, biscuits, and quiche.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 09/14/2011
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For Food Lovers Only

The Food Lover’s Guide to Portland

Writer Liz Crain takes on Portland food

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 07/26/2010
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Luce Events Ramp Up

Navarre Chef John Taboada’s events space Luce to host a number of summer events.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 07/14/2010
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Fried Bird

Country Cat to Sell Fried Chicken To-Go

Don’t own a barbecue but still want to celebrate America’s birthday? Try the deep-fried $12 alternative.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 07/01/2010
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Plated Getaways

An Eater’s Weekend in Seattle

Summer weekend instructions: Take Amtrak to Seattle, wear comfortable shoes, and wield a healthy appetite.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 06/28/2010
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Franking it up

Meet Your Future Franks

Authors, New Yorkers, and future Portland restaurateurs in Portland tonight for book event.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 06/24/2010
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Bartender Shuffle

Kelley Swenson to Leave Ten-01

Ace mixologist to debut new Eastside eatery

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 06/22/2010
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Refining Rustic

July Takes Shine to Talented Trio

Chris DiMinno, Michael Hanaghan, and Kristen Murray

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 06/21/2010
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