With nearly every imaginable bit of the pig finding its way onto Portland restaurant menus, we may have to consider switching the _t_ to a _k_ in our city’s name.

09/13/2010 By Eric Blokland


Mee Sen Thai Eatery

Nopo's new Mee Sen Thai Eatery rises to the fore in Portland Thai cuisine.

08/16/2010 By Martha Calhoon

63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

Must Do: Eat & Drink

Take a walk on the wild side: Justin Oswald's guide on where to get good, fresh meat in Portland. Don't like meat? How about Paige Powell's guide to going vegan? If you'd rather eat out, there's Robert More's recommendations for dining with strangers. Or

07/14/2010 By Karen Brooks


63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

We're all aware of the fact that, as a city, Portland has a lot to offer. But, unlike other cities, what Portland has to offer is decidedly _weird_. If you want to fit in, you've got to learn "where to shop":/style-and-shopping/articles/must-do-shop-0810/

07/14/2010 By Karen Brooks

Eat This Now

Saraveza Bottle Shop & Pasty Tavern

Saraveza pot roast pasty shows Hot Pocket what's what.

07/14/2010 By John Chandler


Tasty n Sons

Tapas-inspired brunch joint opens on N Williams thanks to Toro Bravo owner and chef, John Gorham.

07/14/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Portland Plated

Cold Fusion

Portland Plated presents six local can't-miss ice cream parlors.

07/14/2010 By Mike Thelin

Updated Listing

Tabla Mediterranean Bistro

An East Side bistro featuring a quality three-course dinner with a low price to mirror our recession-slim economic means. Also on the menu, some of the best pastas in the city and charming candlelit window seats.

06/17/2010 By Mike Thelin

Portland Plated

Refining Rustic

Three new chefs to the Portland scene—Michael Hanaghan at Ten 01, Chris DiMinno at Clyde Common, and Kristen D. Murray at Fenouil—redefine what it means to experience pure, unabashed flavor.

06/11/2010 By Mike Thelin


Absolute Alfresco

Casa Naranja in North Portland sports a casual, bungalow-esque outdoor space with all the trappings of patio perfection. Ambient lighting, a wide variety of seating, and classic landscaping make this spot Portland Monthly's Quintessential Patio.

06/10/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

New Listing


The rejuvenation of SE Belmont Street eatery Genoa includes a next door café/bar, Accanto, for those who feel that the restaurant proves too posh.

04/16/2010 By Martha Calhoon


Lovely’s Fifty-Fifty

The disappointing closure of Portland favorite Lovely Hula Hands has quickly been dismissed through the opening of Lovely's Fifty-Fifty, a pizza joint and ice cream parlor that bears the same owners.

04/16/2010 By Chris Bailey


Foster Burger

Peruse the plentiful patties at Foster Burger.

03/16/2010 With Brian Barker

Portland Plated

North Country

Noted Portland chef and tastemaker Chris Israel has created a taste for Danube dining at Grüner

03/16/2010 By Mike Thelin

The Mudroom

Perfect Pairings

Enjoy a cold one while you wait for a restaurant as we examine four ambiguously adept combos of eat and drink.

03/15/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Rachel Ritchie, Amber Villa-Zang, and Avz


Follow the Herd

The swarming of Bay Area culinary influence is traced through San Francisco's Pier 39 sea lions—apparently the perceptive pinnipeds had simply followed the foodies north.

02/23/2010 By Kasey Cordell

High Spirits


Drink some bier and eat your wurst at this German beer hall, located on N Mississippi Avenue.

02/17/2010 By Rachel Ritchie



Pairing a meal with a quality wine can break a diner’s budget faster than a balloon payment these days. But since Metrovino opened in the Pearl District last year, the restaurant has offered a novel way of matching a superior wine to each course on its me

02/17/2010 By Mike Thelin


Order Up!

Busy Portland notables share their local takeout favorites Dante Cunningham heads to P.F. Chang's, Naomi Pomeroy goes for rotisserie chicken.



The Food Lovers’ Guide

We take our food seriously here in the Rose City, so it pays to know— where it grows, where to find it, and how to prepare it. Our indispensable Food Lovers Guide...

02/15/2010 By Mike Thelin, Eva Hagberg, Martin Patail, and Kaitlyn Evans