RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland Food News to Chew

Natural Selection to close, a former Bluehour chef launches a Chinese food pop-up, and Lardo’s owners get sued, again.

05/31/2016 By Michelle Porter

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From fried chicken Chefwiches at Lardo to double-stuffed rolls at Bamboo Sushi, these are the things you must eat this week.

03/23/2016 By Eat Beat Team

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

The year’s end brings a landslide of closures, including Levant, Marmo, and Hawthorne Lobster House; Lardo opens a new bottle shop.

12/14/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Cookbook Socials, IKEA Julbord Blowouts, and More Portland Food Events

...including festive tap-takeovers, holiday party planning from the experts, and turkey nachos.

11/23/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

EAT BEAT WEEKLY PLANNER

Portland Nursery’s Annual Apple Tasting, Cow Roasts, Beer Hunts, and More!

Portland food events for every kind of eater

10/08/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

The Inside Scoop on Portland’s First Korean Food Festival

Local bigwigs, fusion specialists, and Beaverton institutions join forces for the city’s inaugural Korean food fest.

09/30/2015 By Katie Vaughan

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

The Eat Beat Weekly Planner: Food Events for Every Kind of Eater

Lardo’s up-and-coming chef pop-up, Forest Park pub crawls, and Nicky USA’s 15th annual Wild About Game competition.

09/28/2015 By Katie Vaughan

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including wild game at Lardo, free hot dogs, and Peruvian Independence Day celebrations galore.

07/20/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best French Fries

Portland Monthly staffers reveal their favorite spots for the deep-fried potato in honor of the national holiday.

07/13/2015 By Eat Beat Team

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

RESTAURANT & BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

The American Local launches brunch, Lardo North opens, and Ned Ludd draws inspiration from a classic Wu-Tang Clan album.

03/05/2014 By Salish Davis

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

25 Sandwiches That Will Change Your Life

Why Portland stacks up as America's great new sandwich city

03/03/2014 With Rachel Ritchie Edited by Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Five Phenomenally Meaty Portland Sandwiches

Portland meats are serious business: smoked, brined, and charcuterized. (They don’t call us Porkland for nothing.)

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Spring Report: Ten Portland Restaurants to Watch

Your field guide to an exciting new season of Portland restaurant openings

01/27/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

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

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including a celebration of life, liberty and the prosciutto of happiness at The Woodsman Market and Bunk Bar’s 4th of July Street Festival.

07/02/2013 By Julia Raymond

OPENING WATCH

First Look Inside Rick Gencarelli's Grassa, Now Open

Lardo's Rick Gencarelli has another trick up his flour-dusted sleeve. Grassa, his new pasta eatery on SW Washington, is getting fresh in the West End.

06/05/2013 Photography by Allison Jones

Slideshow

Slide Show: Inside Lardo's New Downtown Sandwich Shop

The second brick-and-mortar outpost of Rick Gencarelli's pig-centric eatery is now open on the corner of SW Washington and 12th.

12/04/2012

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including new hours for Lardo and Portland's great showing at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver.

10/16/2012 By Allison Jones

Best Restaurants 2012

20 Spots That Defined the Year in Food

It's our annual assemblage of Portland's most exciting eateries.

10/16/2012 With Mike Thelin, Benjamin Tepler, and Allison Jones Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks