RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Pizza Maria shutters, Salt & Straw teases soft serve, and Stumptown Coffee launches breakfast.

11/16/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Mussels and Fries at St. Jack’s Sister Bar, La Moule

The shellfish-centric eatery brings the classic Belgian combo to Portland, with top-notch cocktails and a seafood-friendly tap list.

11/09/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

DRINK HERE NOW

Can Loyal Legion Really Be Called a Beer Hall?

Our man from Munich explores the new 99-tap drinking establishment in Southeast Portland.

09/21/2015 By Marty Patail

RESAURANT & BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Pizza Maria opens for lunch, Easy Company shutters, and Andy Ricker gets his first Michelin star.

10/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Wine on Tap at Coopers Hall

An early look at Chefstable’s gargantuan new urban winery: stay for the drinks, skip the food (for now).

05/28/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

A Nibble of Frice Bakery and Philippe’s Bread

Chefstable’s new bakery experiment unfolds on North Williams with old-school French breads to watch and composed desserts to go.

03/19/2014 By Karen Brooks

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Grassa on the Fly

A new pasta joint from Lardo’s Rick Gencarelli brings wallet-friendly noodles to West End.

07/17/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

INTERVIEW

Five Questions with Roseline Coffee’s Marty Lopes

Lopes talks St. Jack’s coffee program and the role of coffee in restaurants.

02/20/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Market: RIP

After mixed reviews and financial losses, ChefStable’s Kurt Huffman drops the curtain on his three-month-old downtown gamble.

11/05/2012 By Karen Brooks

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Market

Troy Furuta’s pre-theater restaurant offers solid food with jumbled service.

10/24/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

Five Questions For...

Timothy Bartling, Fanatic Fermenter

The local chef talks about lactobacilli wizardry and transforming raw food into edible digestible goodness in your home kitchen.

04/27/2011 By Teri Gelber

Food News

Remedial Eating

Oregon's farm-to-school program manager convinces schools to buy the best local ingredients—while staying within the school system's very real budget.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis