Blurring the Borders

Smallwares and Aviary think global—without the boundaries.

06/22/2012 By Karen Brooks

Out and About

English Summer

Celebrate all things Anglo-style without crossing the pond.

06/11/2012 By Kristin Belz


A Tale of Three Pizzas

Three new downtown pizza spots enliven Portland’s latest culinary battleground. We weigh in on each.

05/24/2012 By Rachel Ritchie and Benjamin Tepler

Restaurant Review

Decadence Returns

Behind artistic French compositions and towering soufflés, Noisette brings a taste of luxury to casual Portland.

03/23/2012 By Karen Brooks

Restaurant Review

Duane's World

A coffee pioneer sets his sites on the rest of the menu at the Woodsman Tavern.

01/26/2012 By Benjamin Tepler


Littlest Italy

Is Luce a Fellini movie, a Lombardy roadside attraction, or a food lover's minimart as imagined in Portland?

12/23/2011 By Karen Brooks


Pie High

Pie priestess Kate McMillen concentrates on the crust at Lauretta Jean's.

11/23/2011 By Karen Brooks


Abby's Open Table

Abby’s Table serves up a healthy and welcoming feast in Southeast Portland.

09/16/2011 By Rachel Ritchie


Field Studies

Rural feasting on Sauvie Island is as good it gets.

07/22/2011 By Karen Brooks


Sunshine Tavern

Sunshine Tavern's bill of fare embellishes and upgrades some familiar Portland dishes.

06/29/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

Pick This Up

Dinner Done, Just Like That!

"Making dinner" at home has never been more relaxing. Have dinner ready hours ahead by grabbing a few things to-go while you're out and about.

06/23/2011 By Teri Gelber


It Takes a Village

St. Jack restaurant in the S.E. Clinton neighborhood is a sweet slice of Lyon in Portland, with boudin sausages, bulk local wine, and a boisterous mood.

04/22/2011 By Karen Brooks

Out & About

Bellwether Farms Cheesemakers At Cheese Bar April 7

Sample sheep’s milk cheese, yogurt, and fromage blanc from a premier American cheesemaker

04/06/2011 By Teri Gelber

Market Watch

Sweet & Salty Make a Better Croissant

Find these prized Bavarian croissants from Fressen Artisan Bakery at Portland Farmers Markets. Go early or they'll be gone!

03/29/2011 By Teri Gelber


Winged Victory

Gabriel Rucker, head chef at Le Pigeon serves up a mastery of French inspired dishes like Lamb's Head Shepherds Pie. Little Bird Bistro is one we're sure you'll flock to.

02/14/2011 By Karen Brooks


Artfully Uncool

Bar Mingo chef Jerry Huisinga serves up some creative Italian dishes at affordable prices.

01/19/2011 By Karen Brooks


Ocean's Heaven

Fin takes advantage of our proximity to two rivers and an ocean.

12/21/2010 By Karen Brooks


Gourmet Frontier

In the past year, Portland has become the mobile-cuisine capital of America, its sidewalks punctuated with hundreds of temporary structures serving up culinary delights. The significance of this phenomenon, however, reaches far beyond food and represents

06/22/2009 By Mike Thelin


Street Cred

Ping is the latest venture from Pok Pok mastermind Andy Ricker. Ping insists on bringing Portlanders authenticity in its beguiling menu options. But unlike Pok Pok, Ping doesn't have standout dishes. What you'll find instead is an intriguing collection of

05/26/2009 By Martha Calhoon


Fair Catch

Bamboo Sushi offers Portland restaurant goers a taste of sustainability. Founded on the philosophy of promoting sustainable fishing practices, Bamboo is now famously certified by the Green Restaurant Association as the first “green” sushi restaurant in th

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon