Pine Street Market Opens Very, Very Softly

Eat Beat gets an early-bird look at Pine Street Market, with tastes from two star-studded new eateries: Trifecta Annex and Pollo Bravo. Let Stumptown's experimental food hall mania commence!

04/09/2016 By Kelly Clarke


"We Do Best When We Focus on What Makes Portland Cool"

Feast co-founder Mike Thelin on Portland's premier food festival

08/24/2015 By Marty Patail

Best Restaurants 2012

Five Things You Must Eat in 2012

You don't need to rent a tux to tackle these low-brow dishes.

10/16/2012 By Mike Thelin Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2012

20 Spots That Defined the Year in Food

It's our annual assemblage of Portland's most exciting eateries.

10/16/2012 With Mike Thelin, Benjamin Tepler, and Allison Jones Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: Maximal Meat

Get the knife and fork ready for our list of restaurants that cater to the carnivore crowd. Vegetarians need no apply.

10/14/2011 By Mike Thelin

Best Restaurants

2010 Best Restaurants: Evolution of a Revolution

Follow Portland's nationally recognized food scene as _Portland Monthly_ showcases eight of our favorite venues that represent the heart of our evolution.

10/13/2010 By Mike Thelin and Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants

2010 Best Restaurants: Around The World On $25 (Or Less)

_Portland Monthly_ reviews Portland's top 10 spots for international cuisine.

10/12/2010 By Mike Thelin


A Strong Finish

Spain's olive country isn't the only place where olive trees thrive; Red Ridge Farms in the Dundee Hills of Oregon makes olive oil which is served at some of the Portland area's best restaurants.

10/08/2010 By Mike Thelin

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants 2010

A handful of Portland restaurateurs have helped make local cuisine a driving force in Portland life and a magnet for the foodies of the world.

10/08/2010 By Mike Thelin and Karen Brooks


Perfect Pair

Autumn in Hood River sees a delicately delicious mix of pear harvest and Oregon black cod.

09/13/2010 By Mike Thelin


Red Alert

Food Editor Mike Thelin expounds his love for tomatoes, recommending a light late summer salad of tomatoes and peaches.

08/16/2010 By Mike Thelin

Portland Plated

Cold Fusion

Portland Plated presents six local can't-miss ice cream parlors.

07/14/2010 By Mike Thelin

Updated Listing

Tabla Mediterranean Bistro

An East Side bistro featuring a quality three-course dinner with a low price to mirror our recession-slim economic means. Also on the menu, some of the best pastas in the city and charming candlelit window seats.

06/17/2010 By Mike Thelin

Beyond the Bridges

The Glacier Express

Northwest Montana's Glacier National Park spans one million acres along the Canadian Border. Its Lewis-and-Clark feel, complete with clear lakes, old-growth trees, wolverines, wolves, and bears, make it deserving of its reputation as the "last wild place"

06/11/2010 By Mike Thelin

Portland Plated

Refining Rustic

Three new chefs to the Portland scene—Michael Hanaghan at Ten 01, Chris DiMinno at Clyde Common, and Kristen D. Murray at Fenouil—redefine what it means to experience pure, unabashed flavor.

06/11/2010 By Mike Thelin

Portland Plated

Beyond S’mores

Four fine dining recipes that you can whisk away with you into the wild.

05/17/2010 By Mike Thelin


Olympic Provisions

Masterly crafted meats headline the menu at Olympic Provisions - Portland's inaugural salumeria.

05/14/2010 By Mike Thelin

Portland Plated

Coffee Confidential

Five coffee connoisseurs rank the Northwest’s finest roasts, Caffé Vita, Illy, Stumptown, Caffé Umbria, and Starbucks. May the best sip win.

04/15/2010 By Mike Thelin

Portland Plated

North Country

Noted Portland chef and tastemaker Chris Israel has created a taste for Danube dining at Grüner

03/16/2010 By Mike Thelin



Pairing a meal with a quality wine can break a diner’s budget faster than a balloon payment these days. But since Metrovino opened in the Pearl District last year, the restaurant has offered a novel way of matching a superior wine to each course on its me

02/17/2010 By Mike Thelin