Sign up for Portland Monthly’s weekly Eat Beat newsletter to stay up on the hottest new restaurants, happy hours, and top chefs. Karen Brooks has been cooking up opinions on Portland’s restaurant scene for 20 years. On Eat Beat, Brooks teams up with gastrophile, twitter-machine, and photographer extraordinaire Allison Jones and contributing writer and avid cook Ben Tepler. Join them as they dish on food news, chew over new restaurants, and sniff out the best bites in the city. Follow Allison on Twitter, and feel free to ask for local restaurant and bar recommendations any time!