News to Chew

Pok Pok Noi Opens for Lunch, Der Rheinlander Is Closing, Plus More PDX Food News

… including Burrasca cutting lunch service, Bar Casa Vale finally opening, and P.R.E.A.M.’s replacement project, Associated.

10/10/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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

News To Chew

Pok Pok Wing to Open on Milwaukie Ave, Aviary Chef to Launch Soup Dumpling Spot, Plus More PDX Food News

… including Pizza Jerk’s reopening, the Parish’s shuttering, and Dame’s first week.

09/12/2016 By Benjamin Tepler


Portland’s Ultimate Locavore Larder

It’s a golden age for delicious, locally made (or internationally procured) foodstuffs. Stock up.

08/15/2016 By Benjamin Tepler


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.

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


How Zefiro Changed Everything for Portland’s Food Scene

In the ‘90s, the most mythical of Portland restaurants ruled over NW 21st and Glisan.

08/15/2016 By Karen Brooks


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.

08/15/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Karen Brooks, Molly Woodstock, and Michael Zusman Photography by Nicolle Clemetson Styled by Ashley Marti/Local Haven


Pok Pok’s Andy Ricker Closing Sen Yai; Nate Tilden of Olympia Provisions to Open Honky Tonk Taco in Its SE Division Space

Ricker will consolidate territory and expands his Whiskey Soda Lounge, while Tilden adds another charm to his fast-casual food bracelet.

04/28/2016 By Karen Brooks


Watch the Full-Length Andy Ricker Doc Online Now

PoMo's Karen Brooks explains Andy Ricker's sweet and savory food charms as Vice streams its full length Pok Pok documentary online.

07/08/2014 By Kelly Clarke


The World Premiere of Vice's Andy Ricker Documentary

McMenamins Mission Theater will host the debut of Farang: The Story of Chef Andy Ricker on June 26, followed by a Q&A with the film's star and director.

06/09/2014 By Allison Jones

BEST OF 2013

Turn Up the Heat With Our Favorite Cookbooks Released in 2013

Chefs cranked out some stunning cookbooks this year, with big names Deborah Madison, and Michael Pollan, and a handful of local chefs like Laurie Wolf, Ken Forkish, and John Gorham.




From books revealing the secret recipes of Portland's top chefs to essential DIY guides from local cooks, editors from New York to San Francisco are working the 503 area code.

12/02/2013 By Karen Brooks


Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 21-24

The Last Unicorn returns, Andy Ricker shares his secret chicken wings recipe, Polica brings a buzz-building live show, and the Christmas season starts with a twinkle.

11/20/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker


The Ultimate Week of Portland Dining

Your guide to a week of serious noshing in America's most original food city

11/01/2013 By Karen Brooks


The Best of the Rest

Hungry for more? Read on for 25 of our other favorite spots.

11/01/2013 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks


Make Pok Pok's Famous Wings at Home

Pok Pok built a national empire on addictive Vietnamese chicken wings. Meet the man behind the recipe.

10/01/2013 By Benjamin Tepler


Five to Try at Sen Yai

Highlights from Andy Ricker's new Thai noodle house, from donuts dipped in coconut custard to crave-worthy pad Thai.

09/03/2013 By Rachel Ritchie


Inside Andy Ricker's Noodle House Sen Yai

Portland's Thai food guru launched his new SE Division outpost this week, and we've got photos and first bites.

05/17/2013 By Allison Jones


Coming Soon: Andy Ricker's Asian Food Marathon

With next week’s Pok Pok menu changes and Sen Yai noodle house near completion on SE Division, one man’s Southeast Asian food vision will rise breakfast, lunch and dinner.

04/29/2013 By Karen Brooks


Andy Ricker to Open Thai Noodle House on Division

Pok Pok Lat Khao curry shop is dead; Sen Yai noodle house will rise this spring.

02/22/2013 By Karen Brooks