Robert Reynolds, 1942-2012

Longtime Portland culinary mentor Robert Reynolds has passed away, and his passion for life in and out of the kitchen is remembered by friends and colleagues.

08/27/2012 By Karen Brooks


Excerpt: The Mighty Gastropolis

Food editor Karen Brooks’s new book charts the rise of America’s most original food destination.

08/23/2012 By Karen Brooks

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Sweets

Portlanders have a serious sweet tooth. Cheese Bar boss Steve Jones points out classy confections.

08/23/2012 By Rachel Ritchie With Karen Brooks

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Global Foods

Mexican cuisine is soaring in popularity. So where can we find the finest and freshest ingredients?

08/23/2012 By Karen Brooks

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Destination Markets

For these food impresarios, grocery shopping isn’t just business. It’s personal.

08/23/2012 By Karen Brooks With Benjamin Tepler


The Food Lover's Guide to Portland

Join us for a wild adventure through our food-obsessed city. We’ll lead the way; your job is simply to learn, shop, explore, cook—and eat.

08/23/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks

Food Cart City

Pod Perfection

Mississippi Marketplace: N Mississippi Ave, south of Skidmore St

08/20/2012 By Karen Brooks


Master Class

The search is over. We've got the list of all the best pizzas from around the Portland area. Find a new sensational gourmet pizza pie in your neighborhood.

08/19/2012 By Karen Brooks


Bunk’s New Restaurant: Tex Mex–Loving Trigger

In October, Portland’s sandwich kings will go underground with a rock ‘n’ roll Tex-Mex eatery beneath the Wonder Ballroom on NE Russell Str...

08/15/2012 By Karen Brooks


Portland’s Best Breakfast Spots

In Portland, land of the food-crazy, nothing trumps breakfast. Consider this your wake-up call: the city’s best dishes, biscuits, Bloody Marys, and more. Dig...

08/13/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks


Corazon: RIP

After three months of misfires, ChefStable’s Kurt Huffman pulls the plug on his high-profile Mexican eatery.

08/05/2012 By Karen Brooks


D Street Noshery Rises

Behind righteous Israeli falafel and big flavors from Guam, SE Division’s playful pod is now a noteworthy food destination.

08/01/2012 By Karen Brooks


Cult of the Cannelé

Courier Coffee Roasters and Ken's Artisan Bakery conquer France's most finicky pastry.

07/18/2012 By Karen Brooks


Blurring the Borders

Smallwares and Aviary think global—without the boundaries.

06/22/2012 By Karen Brooks


Sterling Coffee’s New Brew

Sterling Coffee Roasters spearheads a quality-first union and unveils what is surely the world’s first nano coffee shop/wine bar.

06/06/2012 By Karen Brooks


Lauro Kitchen to Reopen as a New Duane Sorenson Restaurant

At the end of May, the pioneering SE Division Street restaurant will shutter to make way for a new project from Portland’s indie coffee king and buddin...

05/11/2012 By Karen Brooks


Lardo and the Sugar Cube Come to Hawthorne

In a new culinary experiment from ChefStable, two food carts will pool resources for an indoor/outdoor sandwich shop and dessert truck, opening in June.

05/08/2012 By Karen Brooks


Xico Coming to Division

This summer, a pair of food-savvy Nostrana vets will unleash a love of chiles, chocolate, and fresh-ground cornmeal on Portland’s thriving “Eat Street.”

05/02/2012 By Karen Brooks

Food & Drink Events

Serious Eats and Trash Talk

Yamhill Valley battles Riverbend Landfill/Waste Management with world-class snacks and sips in McMinnville.

04/10/2012 By Karen Brooks

Restaurant Review

Decadence Returns

Behind artistic French compositions and towering soufflés, Noisette brings a taste of luxury to casual Portland.

03/23/2012 By Karen Brooks