Food Event Spotlight

Xico Resurrects Its Day of the Dead Celebration

Expect face paint, goat barbacoa, and chocolate-mezcal cocktails at the upscale Mexican restaurant’s annual fiesta.

10/26/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

Breaking News

Chef Johnny Leach to Open Playful Mexican Spot Chalino

A pair of Stray Dogs and Xico alums rethink Mexican on North Williams this winter.

10/26/2016 By Karen Brooks

COMFORT FOOD

Portland Chefs Reveal Their Favorite Comfort Foods

From Yucatan pork stew to toffee sauce-smothered date cake, here's what the local pros crave.

01/25/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke

COMFORT FOOD

16 Ridiculously Comforting Dishes from Around the Globe

Search out your next rainy-day dish or guilty pleasure by comfort keyword: soothing, hearty, homey, gooey, or spicy.

01/25/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, Marty Patail, Molly Woodstock, Rachel Ritchie, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas

READ EM AND EAT

Fresh Flavors and Creative Watercolors Combine in Mi Comida Latina

An Oregon native pairs Latin recipes with vibrant hand-painted art.

08/26/2015 By Katie Vaughan

HIT LIST

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

HIT LIST

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

RECIPE

Tex-Mex Touchdown! Recipes For Your Super Bowl Spread

La Taq’s fundido, salsa, and fumble-free guacamole are this year’s top gridiron party prospects.

01/28/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

OPENING WATCH

Inside Alberta's Texan-Inspired Stella Taco

NE Alberta’s new taco shop is set to open its doors August 11—we've got a first look at the colorful space and menu.

08/07/2014 By Allison Jones and Erica Iannitti

EAT WITH YOUR EYES

Fresh Guacamole and Ceviche at Tamale Boy

Grab some friends and set up camp on the sunny patio of Jaime Soltero's Woodlawn neighborhood brick-and-mortar.

08/05/2014 By Erica Iannitti

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Taqueria Nueve, Resurrected

The much-loved Mexican eatery rises again with familiar plates and a hungry crowd in tow.

04/29/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

EAT THIS NOW

Xico's Take-Out Chicken Dinner

Picnic-worthy packs of Kelly Myers's perfectly spiced bird, sides, and salsas are available to-go from her SE Division Mexican eatery.

07/08/2013 By Allison Jones

Cheap Eats

The Best Mex this Side of the ’Burbs

La Bonita opens a second outpost, bringing burly, budget-friendly burritos and more to North Portland.

03/02/2011 By Anna Sachse

LATE NIGHT

Couture Tacos on Northeast Alberta

The new-ish Cruzroom’s Taco Lab contributes to the local art of late-night nibbles.

10/29/2010 By Anna Sachse

Food News

Breaking Food Cart News

Chef Kenny Hill of Trébol is going to go to-go, Oaxacan-style, with a new food cart in Chinatown.

09/22/2010 By Anna Sachse