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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.

  • By Molly Woodstock, Michael Zusman, Kelly Clarke, Benjamin Tepler, and Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/15/2016

FOOD HISTORY

Pioneer Salt, Giant Pancakes, and Sexy Salads: The Two-Century-Long Story of How Portland Conquered the Food World

Here are the wild spots, rule breakers, lost treasures, and unforgettable dishes that forged our food culture through the past century.

  • By Ashley Marti/Local Haven, Molly Woodstock, Michael Zusman, Kelly Clarke, Nicolle Clemetson, and Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/15/2016

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland Comes Home Empty-Handed at the 2016 James Beard Awards

Washington takes Best Chef Northwest for the second year in a row.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 05/03/2016

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Castagna and Ox Chefs Nab James Beard Best Chef Northwest 2016 Finalist Slots

Castagna's Justin Woodward and Ox's Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton represent Portland, plus nods for Clyde Common's bar program, Country Cat's cookbook, and Eater's multimedia eye candy.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 03/16/2016

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland Nets 15 James Beard Nominations

… plus three more Beard nods from around the state make 2016 the biggest year ever for Oregon.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/17/2016

INTERNATIONAL DESIGN

The International Designer Behind the James Beard Public Market Goes Chasing Waterfalls

Renowned international design firm Snohetta sets its sights on two ambitious Oregon projects, including a promenade to Oregon City's Willamette Falls.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/05/2015

PORTLAND FOOD

5 Things About James Beard, Portland's Original Foodie

The first chef on television still captures our hearts and culinary imagination

  • By Marty Patail and Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/24/2015

ARCHITECTURE

This is What Portland's Groundbreaking James Beard Public Market Might Look Like

The Norwegian firm envisions a development that would transform Portland's food scene—and cityscape.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/24/2015

ARCHITECTURE

Superstar Norwegian Architects Will Reveal the New James Beard Market This Week

Acclaimed firm Snohetta will preview its plans to transform a dour parking lot into locavore heaven.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 06/22/2015

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.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 05/05/2015

ARCHITECTURE

The Genius Scandinavian Architects Making Portland’s Public Market

A famed Norwegian design firm promises to turn a patch of asphalt into the James Beard Public Market—using global expertise.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2015

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Two Portland Chefs and Restaurant Critic Karen Brooks are James Beard Award Finalists

Castagna’s Justin Woodward, Ox’s Greg and Gabrielle Denton, and Portland Monthly’s very own flavor-seeking wordsmith are in the running.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/24/2015

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland’s 2015 James Beard Award Semi-Finalists

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

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/18/2015

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Celebrate James Beard on the Oregon Coast

Celebrate "America's First Foodie" with a night of film, stories, and food inspired by the culinary icon.

  • By Brooke Bass
  • Published 05/07/2014

FOOD NEWS

Naomi Pomeroy Wins 2014 James Beard Foundation Best Chef NW

The chef/owner of Beast brings home the title on her fourth nomination, saying "I feel like I'm taking this home for everybody in the Northwest."

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/06/2014

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Head out for a Dungeness crab feed, a bevy of chocolate festivals, tequila tastings and deep–dish pizza parties, and more tasty Portland food events.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 01/21/2014

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.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 03/18/2013

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.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 02/19/2013

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH...

James Beard On Stage: Five Questions With Jessica Kubzansky

Director of a one-man show about legendary chef James Beard talks about resurrecting Portland's culinary godfather.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/20/2012

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink fêtes, including holiday events and January dates to fill your post-holiday eating calendar.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 12/17/2012
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