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Portland’s 10 Best Outdoor Patios for Dining

These are the city’s top spots to eat and drink alfresco this summer.

08/02/2016 By Michelle Porter and Kasey Cordell

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Five Go-To Portland Pho Spots, Ranked

The Portland Monthly editorial staff blind-taste-tested five of the city’s most beloved neighborhood pho spots. Here are the results.

11/18/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

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The Unofficial Guide to Portland’s Best U-Pick Apple Orchards

We’ve narrowed down the region’s autumnal offerings, with great mountain views, kid-friendly vibes, and rare varietals ripe for the picking.

10/05/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

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Power-Ranking Oregon’s Best Hummus

We sampled every locally made retail brand of the ubiquitous chickpea spread available in the state to uncover the best … and the worst.

09/10/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

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Portland’s 10 Best Patios For Drinking, Rain or Shine

We’ve rounded up our favorite outdoor drinking spaces, new and old, to help you transition from summer to fall.

09/08/2015 By Katie Vaughan

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Dipping into Portland's Best Guacamole

A blind tasting of two dozen avocado dips reveals that the city's best guacs are all about the details.

07/20/2015 By Allison Jones

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Where Portland Monthly Staffers Really Eat Lunch

Ever wonder where to grab a bite in the bustle of downtown Portland? We share our go-to lunch orders to help you wade through the sea of carts and delis.

06/23/2015 By Portland Monthly Magazine and Allison Jones

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Portland’s Best Paletas

So long, Otter Pops. The city’s newest summer obsession with Mexican ice pops makes good on Oregon’s fresh fruit and creative chefs.

06/17/2015 By Katie Vaughan

PDX PANTRY

8 New Portland-Made, Plant-Based Protein Staples

From Paleo granola to new Tofurky chick’n, these local snacks will power you through the day.

03/24/2015 By Molly Woodstock

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The Best Local Alternative Nut Butters

We taste-tested the incredible bounty of fresh non-peanut butters available and found a few new favorites.

03/23/2015 By Allison Jones

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Cozy Up with Portland's Best Hot Chocolate

Unfiltered passion, really good chocolate, no apologies. Get ready to rethink the fireside drink with these five haute mugs.

12/01/2014 By Karen Brooks

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2014's Fresh Harvest of Fall Pastries

You know fall has arrived when Portland bakeries explode with a dizzying array of pumpkin-flavored, spice-laden everything. We've rounded up the best, including plenty of vegan and gluten-free options

10/23/2014 By Anna Loh

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5 Fab New Finds from PDX VegFest

From salted caramel to smoky cheese sauce and sipping broth to pumpkin bread, these vegan treats will delight foodies of all dietary persuasions.

09/30/2014 By Molly Woodstock

PORTLAND PANTRY

The Skinny on Local Animal Fat

From grass-fed ghee to pure pastured lard, several local restaurants and food businesses are bringing fat back.

09/04/2014 By Allison Jones

MENU WATCH

Portland Restaurants Give in to Melon Mania

We round up 20 of the best sweet and savory melon concoctions from Portland's top restaurants so you can send off summer with a slice.

09/02/2014 By Allison Jones

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Portland's Newest Fried Chicken Feasts

In the past few months, the city has hatched three new spots for seriously good fried chicken. We gladly set out to investigate.

09/02/2014 By Kelly Clarke

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A Portland-Style Labor Day Sausage Fest

Firing up the grill this weekend? Make your backyard barbecue a bit easier with some sausages from these Portland meat makers.

08/26/2014 By Allison Jones

WALLET GUIDE

4 Local Root Beers for Better Floats

Add a scoop to these true brews from Oregon's beer pros (they're all way better than Barq's!)

08/06/2014 By Kelly Clarke

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Portland's 10 Best Salads

We weigh in on the lighter side of lunch and dinner, and toss in some salads that are a hearty meal in themselves.

07/23/2014 By Allison Jones

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20 Places to Get Your Housemade Soda Fix

Forget the high fructose corn syrup, these Portland restaurants, breweries, and bars are swapping out the Pepsi in favor of craft syrups and fresh bubbles.

07/16/2014 By Allison Jones