Best Restaurants 2016: Bucket List

30 Portland Restaurants for the Ultimate Local Dining Bucket List

Hope you’re hungry. Here are 30 top picks from Portland Monthly editors.

10/10/2016 By Kelly Clarke, Karen Brooks, and Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2016: Thai Twist

Portland’s Best Spot For Terrific Southern Thai: Hat Yai

Langbaan’s mastermind captures the intense flavors of the Thai/Malayasian border with his casual new restaurant.

10/10/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Pine Street Market’s Common Law Closes; Kim Jong Grillin’/Smokehouse Tavern Collaboration Will Fill Space

Chef Patrick McKee’s fine dining French-Asian spot calls it quits. Up next: KJS, a Korean barbecue-meets-smoked meats project from two of Portland’s favorite meat men.

08/11/2016 By Kelly Clarke

BREAKING NEWS

Pine Street Market Opens Very, Very Softly

Eat Beat gets an early-bird look at Pine Street Market, with tastes from two star-studded new eateries: Trifecta Annex and Pollo Bravo. Let Stumptown's experimental food hall mania commence!

04/09/2016 By Kelly Clarke

FORECASTING 2016

We Predict: Portland’s Best Restaurants 2016

A charcoal-fired paella restaurant, a Southern Thai curry house, the city’s first food hall, and bold new small plates compete to be Portland’s next great breakout.

01/13/2016 By Karen Brooks

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

HOMETOWN PRIDE

The Washington Post Names Portland America’s Best Food City

After a two-month quest to find the nation’s best food city, food critic Tom Sietsema makes a case for the Rose City. Sorry, Seattle (a no-show) and D.C. (ranked no. 9!)

12/21/2015 By Eat Beat Team

BREAKING NEWS

Sneak Peek at Hat Yai, Langbaan’s Upcoming Sister Restaurant

It’s a curry house, a Southern Thai fried chicken joint, and the most intriguing restaurant on Portland’s horizon. As Hat Yai readies to open, Eat Beat has the first look at menu and chef details.

12/01/2015 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

The 4 Most Memorable Portland Restaurant Moments of the Year

A handful of standing ovations are in order for the year's best menu, dish, spread, and cuisine.

10/09/2015 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

Chef Patrick McKee Joins Forces with Langbaan for New Pine Street Market Eatery

Paley’s alum McKee to launch East-meets-West Common Law restaurant with Langbaan’s Earl Ninsom in December.

09/18/2015 By Kelly Clarke

KITCHEN GEAR

Four Reasons to Visit the New Portland Knife House

A specialty knife store curates Japan's best cutlery and honors local makers.

05/26/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Olympic Provisions changes its name, Pioneer Square becomes a cart pod, and major national accolades pile up for Portland chefs.

02/20/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Langbaan, Ataula, and Kachka make GQ’s Best New Restaurant List

Three Portland hotspots make the cut, with Langbaan in the number two slot.

02/20/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

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 EVENT SPOTLIGHT

"Lady Chefs" Dinner Series at Langbaan

Langbaan's star player brings together an all-star cast of women for a monthly event at our 2014 restaurant of the year.

10/08/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HIT LIST

A Handy Guide to Portland's Best UnRestaurants

Glimpse the next phase of Portland dining at these 11 pop-up dinners, secret back rooms, and farm fresh feasts.

07/01/2014 By Karen Brooks

INSIDE SCOOP

Is Langbaan Portland’s Best New Restaurant?

As Portland’s restaurant scene grows up and gets more diverse, the most exciting food is popping up in unlikely places.

05/28/2014 By Karen Brooks

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Langbaan is a Thai Breaker

Fried snakehead fish, night-market vibes, and other reasons to slip into Akkapong Earl Nimson’s new tasting-menu speakeasy.

03/05/2014 By Karen Brooks