Recipes

Two Delicious Cocktails to Warm Up Your Winter

A toddy laced with apple butter? Mezcal-spiked drinking chocolate? We’ll take both.

11/14/2016 By Kelly Clarke

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

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

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Bigwig Chef Collaborations at JolieLaide, Baja Wine Dinners at Xico, and More Portland Food Events

… including a gnocchi fundraiser at Nostrana, cooking classes at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and seafood boils at Teutonic Wine Company.

06/03/2016 By Michelle Porter

HIT LIST

Where to Eat During Portland Dining Month

Which of the city’s 120-plus restaurants will you explore during our frugal, creative dining month? We’ve got a few ideas….

03/14/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

Year in Review

Karen Brooks’s Best Portland Dishes 2015

Portland Monthly’s food critic on the dishes that defined the year.

12/29/2015 By Karen Brooks

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From a last Alsatian supper at Gruner to the city’s best fried brunch, these are the places you must visit this week.

11/04/2015 By Eat Beat Team

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best Hot Chocolate

Three spots to get your hot cocoa fix, from glossy, chile- and lime-spiked Thai Coconut to a trio of dark chocolate "shots."

11/03/2015 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew: Tea Booze! RIP Chopsticks II!

Chopsticks II closes, Hood River Distillery opens a tasting room, and the New York Times loves/hates us.

09/14/2015 By Katie Vaughan

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Slow Burn

Chef Kelly Myers brings the slow burn to SE Division with mole flights, suitcase mescals, and goat barbacoa.

01/05/2015 By Karen Brooks

EAT HERE NOW

Bold New Mexican Flavors at Xico

Division Street’s ambitious Mexican eatery unveils a new wave of creativity: complex molé flights and meticulous carne asada spreads

10/14/2014 By Karen Brooks

THE MORNING AFTER

Inspired Plates from the Xico-Smallwares Collaboration

A dish-by-dish recap of a stellar night of Mexican Asian fusion on SE Division

08/07/2014 Photography by Allison Jones By Kelly Clarke

COLLABORATIONS

Xico and Smallwares Team Up for Mexican-Asian Fusion Dinner

Chefs Johanna Ware and Kelly Myers will join forces (and flavors) for one night of tasty freestyle mashups at Xico.

07/23/2014 By Allison Jones

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

TREND WATCH

Finding the Sweet Spot in Savory Desserts

Portland pastry chefs venture into savory terrain with all-dessert pop-up dinners and prix fixe feasts.

01/24/2014 By Kristin Leigh

BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

The Next Top Chefs

A new generation of restaurant talent is rising in Portland. We prowled local kitchens and grilled top chefs to find the best.

11/01/2013 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Kelly Clarke

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including The Hop & Vine’s Brewer’s Burger Brawl and Nostrana's Big Pink fundraiser.

07/30/2013 By Julia Raymond

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including back-to-back chef battles with the Ice Cream Churn-a-ment and the Country Chef Challenge.

07/09/2013 By Julia Raymond

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 2013

Hot Diggity Dogs!

Beauty on a bun for under $10

02/22/2013 By Kasey Cordell Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks