BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

Cart to Bricks Boomtown

Five erstwhile food carts turned brick-and-mortar eateries that keep us coming back

11/01/2013 By Allison Jones

OPENING WATCH

Inside Little T's New Union Way Cafe

Little T's westside micro-cafe debuts this week in Union Way, the curated tunnel of shops and micro-eateries stretching from SW Stark to Burnside.

10/10/2013 By Allison Jones

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Slide Show: Inside Little T's Union Way Cafe

Little T's westside micro-cafe debuts this week in Union Way, the curated tunnel of shops and micro-eateries stretching from SW Stark to Burnside.

10/10/2013

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Portland Gets Its Cake

As Northwest’s Two Tarts Bakery launches a new line of “Palace Cakes,” Southwest’s Baker & Spice cooks up a cake-shop headquarters, unfolding in mid-October.

10/02/2013 By Karen Brooks and Molly Woodstock

HIT LIST

Portland Bakeries Debut Fall Flavors

From caramel apple coffee cake to pumpkin ginger cheesecake, local bakeries roll out this autumn’s mouthwatering seasonal treats.

09/24/2013 By Molly Woodstock

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Slide Show: Inside The Sugar Cube Brick-and-Mortar

Pastry whiz Kir Jensen has left the cart behind to open a sweet shop on Northeast Alberta, complete with breakfast specials, coffee service, and lots of light.

09/12/2013

OPENING WATCH

Inside the Sugar Cube's Brick-and-Mortar Bakery

Pastry whiz Kir Jensen has left the cart behind to open a sweet shop on Northeast Alberta, complete with breakfast specials, coffee service, and lots of light.

09/12/2013 By Allison Jones

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Little T Baker Outpost to Open in Union Way

In late September, accomplished baker Tim Healea will roll the dice at Portland’s newest retail experiment, a curated tunnel of shops and micro-eateries stretching from SW Stark to Burnside.

08/14/2013 By Karen Brooks

READ EM AND EAT

Win a Copy of Gluten-Free Dessert Cookbook 'Sweet Cravings'

Kyra Bussanich, the two-time Cupcake Wars chamption and owner of Lake Oswego's Kyra's Bake Shop, has a new book of gluten-free treats...and we're giving away a copy!

07/18/2013 By Allison Jones

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

What You Need To Know About Roman Candle Bakery

Stumptown coffee lord Duane Sorenson bakes up ambition, artisan breads, and casual dining next door to Ava Gene’s, opening on Monday, July 8.

07/03/2013 By Karen Brooks

OPENING WATCH

Update on Ken Forkish's Trifecta Tavern... with Karaoke!

Portland's legendary bread guru shares construction plans, names his new chef, and spills details on a mic-loving new neighbor.

06/14/2013 By Allison Jones

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

The Sugar Cube to Open Bakery Cafe on Alberta

Food cart celeb and dessert wiz Kir Jensen readies to open her first brick and mortar in August.

06/13/2013 By Karen Brooks

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including Pix's 10 Year Anniversary Par-tay and the third Association dinner with Crown Paella.

05/14/2013 By Julia Raymond

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including Oyster Fest 2013 at The Parish and free baguettes for bike commuters.

05/07/2013 By Julia Raymond

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including baking classes at Two Tarts and Ox's first anniversary specials.

04/16/2013 By Allison Jones

BEST OF PDX

A Portrait of Pie in Portland

Any way you slice it, our local sweet shops are dishing out fantastic fruit, cream, chocolate, and nut pies. Here are fifteen of our favorite places to try some today.

03/12/2013 By Allison Jones

RESTAURANT OPENINGS

Inside Bluebird Baker's Cookie Bar

Peek inside Chickie Massa's new sample-friendly bakery, offering grown-up takes on classic cookies (hint: she isn't afraid of salt!).

03/05/2013 By Allison Jones

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including the debut of Petunia's Pies & Pastries and the Southeast Wine Collective's Yappy Hour.

02/27/2013 By Allison Jones

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

February's Spirited Pie Month

The slice slingers at Pacific Pie Co. are teaming up with local distilleries for a month of boozy pies and free craft spirit tastings.

02/07/2013 By Allison Jones

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including the release dates for two upcoming cookbooks from top PDX chefs and the reopening of Alice's Bagels.

02/05/2013 By Allison Jones