The Food Lovers’ Guide

We take our food seriously here in the Rose City, so it pays to know— where it grows, where to find it, and how to prepare it. Our indispensable Food Lovers Guide...

02/15/2010 By Mike Thelin, Eva Hagberg, Martin Patail, and Kaitlyn Evans


A Baker’s Dozen

A history lesson in the artisan bakery trade of Portland. Listings include different pastry shops and the variety of treats they offer.

02/15/2010 By Mike Thelin and Eva Hagberg


Market Madness

From SW to NE, a helpful guide of where Portland farmers markets are sprouting.

02/15/2010 By Eva Hagberg


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


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

Best of the City

Best Restaurants 2009

Portland restaurants persevered and prospered despite the economic climate this past year as foodie entrepreneurs showed Portland and the country that a memorable meal can be savored in many places in many ways: on linen-topped tables, in a strip mall, or

10/09/2009 By Mike Thelin and Eva Hagberg


Snack Track

This guide will take you through the best and most wallet-friendly eateries and cafés within walking (or streetcar) distance of downtown.

10/09/2009 By Thomas Cobb and Eva Hagberg