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Gruner

Chris Israel to Debut Restaurant

Israel to serve Central European fare

08/04/2009 By Eat Beat Team

James Beard

It’s Time for Portland to Recognize Beard’s Legacy

The father of American gastronomy hailed from Portland, and hardly anyone knows it.

07/23/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Roux

Roux Is No More

The North Portland Cajun eatery closes its doors.

07/17/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Food News

Portland’s Best New Doughnuts

Coco Donuts nails the basics.

07/06/2009 By Eat Beat Team

voodoo

The Voodoo Burger in the New York Times

Portland’s newest downtown diner exports a tiny dose of Portland weird.

06/30/2009 By Eat Beat Team

New Business

Beaker and Flask Debuts

It was a long time coming.

06/25/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Local Eats

Fats Opens Today

Killingsworth foodie kingpin Micah Camden debuts his fourth eatery.

06/24/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Junenews

East Side Eats

More for your late-night cravings

06/17/2009 By Eat Beat Team

xoclatl

Enter the Grown-Up Snickers … With Bacon

Chocolatier David Briggs debuts the Raleigh Bar.

06/15/2009 By Eat Beat Team

serratto

Happy Hour of the Week: Serratto

There’s no value like value

06/09/2009 By Eat Beat Team

summer

Summer Cocktail Season Commences

Two drinks to celebrate our better season

06/05/2009 By Eat Beat Team

CoffeeRoasters

Portland Coffee Wars

Though still friendly, the competition heats up.

06/03/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain Was Here (at the Keller)

An evening with the ‘Kitchen Confidential’ author is one well spent.

05/29/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Cart Cuisine

Nong’s Khao Man Gai

My newest food cart addiction

05/28/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Restaurant

Four New Eateries Open in Portland

More sandwiches, more cocktails, and Portland’s first "dinerant"

05/27/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Food

Simpatica Meat Market Opens Today

The long-awaited Laurelhurst Market is open for business.

05/20/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Vindalho

Indian Pub Grub

05/14/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Nel Centro

Nel Centro: A Preview

David Machado’s showcase eatery opens Wednesday.

05/12/2009 By Eat Beat Team