WHAT WE ATE

Portland’s Restaurant History: The People, Places, and Plates That Set Our City’s Epic Table

How did we conquer the food world? We chronicle more than a century of Portland dining.

08/15/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke

TOP CHEF

The (James) Beard Supremacy: Five Portland Chefs Who Slay

Cory Schreiber, Philippe Boulot, Cathy Whims, Greg Higgins, and Vitaly Paley embody the mission of Oregon’s original locavore.

08/15/2016 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland's Best Spot for Pig & Booze: Hamlet

A slinky, single-minded Pearl District bar gives you three reasons to go whole hog.

10/09/2015 By Karen Brooks

Q & A

Cathy Whims on a Decade at Nostrana

Portland’s doyenne of Italian cooking talks about working at Produce Row in the '70s, the long history of waiting in line for brunch, and what it means to be one of Hillary Clinton’s “culinary ambassadors.”

09/24/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Hamlet, a Portland Ham Bar, Is a Destination for Pork Worshippers

Cathy Whims and Ryan Magarian hold a master class on ham, sherry, and cocktails.

08/24/2015 By Kelly Clarke

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

James Beard shutout, Josh Ozersky is dead at 47, and some of the year’s most exciting restaurants are finally here.

05/05/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Produce Row is reborn, Smallwares chef Johanna Ware opens a new restaurant, and Saveur and Food & Wine dole out local nominations.

04/08/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HIT LIST

The 10 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2015

Our hottest restaurant prospects for the new year (March is going to be a big one).

01/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Cathy Whims to Open an International Ham Bar

Portland’s queen of Italian cuisine plots a pig-centric watering hole around the corner from Oven & Shaker.

11/26/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Portland's 2014 James Beard Award Finalists

Naomi Pomeroy and Cathy Whims represent Portland in the Best Chef Northwest category, while cocktail haven Clyde Common finally gets the attention it deserves.

03/18/2014 By Allison Jones

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Celebrate the Pig: The Maialata Returns

Chef Cathy Whims is teaming up with local lovers of Italian food to bring the age-old Festival of the Pig to Oregon.

01/16/2014 By Erik Maurer

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Portland's 2013 James Beard Award Finalists

Pomeroy, Whims, and Rucker represent Portland in the Best Chef Northwest category, while baking guru Ken Forkish carries the PDX banner with two nominations.

03/18/2013 By Allison Jones

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including Biwa's sixth birthday party and Pi Day at crust-centric bakeries around town.

03/11/2013 By Allison Jones

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland's 2013 James Beard Semifinalists

Six Portland chefs stand tall among 20 contenders for Best Chef Northwest, and six other local talents compete in the James Beard Award's national categories.

02/19/2013 By Allison Jones

READ EM AND EAT

PDX Women Chefs Team Up in the Kitchen

Four of Portland's top chefs join forces for a special dinner at Lincoln to launch Charlotte Druckman's new book Skirt Steak.

09/27/2012 By Allison Jones