GOOD EATS

Portland’s 10 Best Healthy Dishes of 2016

From heavenly acai bowls to vegan corn cashew pizza, here are 10 of the city's most nourishing—and delicious—dishes.

06/24/2016 By Benjamin Tepler and Molly Woodstock Photography by Aubrie Legault

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From spicy miso ramen at Departure to oysters at Olympia Oyster Bar, these are the things you must devour right now.

01/13/2016 By Eat Beat Team

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Top Picks for Chefs Week PDX

The third-annual food festival from Top Chef front-runner Gregory Gourdet is bigger and more star-studded than ever.

01/12/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Year in Review

Karen Brooks’s Best Portland Dishes 2015

Portland Monthly’s food critic on the dishes that defined the year.

12/29/2015 By Karen Brooks

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From char-spotted pepperoni pies at Pizza Jerk to grand whole Peking duck at Departure, these are the things you must devour this week.

12/23/2015 By Eat Beat Team

FOOD EVENTS

Departure’s 5th Annual Summer’s End Vegan Dinner Announced

Chefs Gregory Gourdet and Joshua McFadden celebrate all things veggie at this collaborative feast.

07/09/2015 By Molly Woodstock

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland’s 2015 James Beard Award Semi-Finalists

Major nominations for this year’s class of culinary professionals.

02/18/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Star-studded dinners at Jacobsen Salt, Francophile suppers at Elder Hall, Bengali cuisine at Thali, and more upcoming food and drink events.

11/04/2014 By Eat Beat Team

BREAKING NEWS

Departure’s Gregory Gourdet Launches Monthly Pop-up Dinners

With chef Gregory Gourdet’s new “Compass Series,” a fierce Top Chef competitor puts a stamp on Japanese, Chinese, and Haitian cuisines.

10/20/2014 By Karen Brooks

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Departure's Paleo Pop-Up Brunch with Nom Nom Paleo

Michelle Tam and Gregory Gourdet are teaming up (again) for another show-stopping Paleo meal.

10/06/2014 By Allison Jones

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Two Portland Restaurant Stars to Compete on Top Chef

Departure's Gregory Gourdet and Imperial's Doug Adams join 14 other national chefs for a wicked-awesome new season in Boston. We've got the trailer!

08/20/2014 By Allison Jones

HIT LIST

Portland's 10 Best Guilt-Free Dishes

Vegan sushi, Paleo parfaits, bracingly acidic ceviche, and salads a-plenty...there's a whole new world of healthy dining out there, and it's delicious.

07/17/2014 By Benjamin Tepler, Allison Jones, Kelly Clarke, and Molly Woodstock

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Two Portland Chefs, Two Vegetable Dinners, One Leap Forward

Vegetable whisperers Joshua McFadden of Ava Gene’s and Gregory Gourdet of Departure get to the root of culinary collaboration.

04/23/2014 By Karen Brooks

FOOD FINDER

Portland Gluten Free Food & Drink Guide

From 100% gluten-free restaurants, breweries, and bakeries to fine dining destinations with dedicated GF menus, we've rounded up our go-to spots for gluten-free dining.

01/14/2014 By Allison Jones and Molly Woodstock

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Winter solstice feasts, free chowder and gift certificates, a mushroom extravaganza, and more of Portland’s upcoming food and drink events.

12/17/2013 By Kristin Leigh

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Nom Nom Paleo Comes to PDX

Paleo blog royalty Michelle Tam and Henry Fong bring their Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans book tour to Portland.

12/10/2013 By Allison Jones

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

A Vegan and Paleo Salute to Summer's End

Departure's Gregory Gourdet and Blossoming Lotus's Russell Van der Gunegton send off summer with a culinary celebration of peak harvest produce.

08/23/2013 By Allison Jones

FEATURE

The Voracious Appetites of Chef Gregory Gourdet

Whether he’s cooking, running, or throwing parties for 400 of his closest food-world friends (or just eating ice cream), chef Gregory Gourdet’s appetites know few limits.

03/22/2013 By Kelly Clarke

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

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including the final weekend of Departure's brunch service and a new coffee bar from Nossa Familia.

09/25/2012 By Allison Jones