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Year in Review

Karen Brooks’s Best Portland Dishes 2015

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

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 12/29/2015

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.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 11/04/2015

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."

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 11/03/2015

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.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 09/14/2015

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Slow Burn

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

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 01/05/2015

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

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 10/14/2014

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

  • By Kelly Clarke and Allison Jones
  • Published 08/07/2014

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.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/23/2014

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

25 Sandwiches That Will Change Your Life

Why Portland stacks up as America's great new sandwich city

  • By Karen Brooks and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/03/2014

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.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 01/24/2014

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.

  • By Kelly Clarke and Stuart Mullenberg
  • Published 11/01/2013

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.

  • By Julia Raymond
  • Published 07/30/2013

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.

  • By Julia Raymond
  • Published 07/09/2013

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.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/08/2013

CHEAP EATS 2013

Hot Diggity Dogs!

Beauty on a bun for under $10

  • By Karen Brooks, Rachel Ritchie, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 02/22/2013

Best Restaurants 2012

20 Spots That Defined the Year in Food

It's our annual assemblage of Portland's most exciting eateries.

  • By Allison Jones, Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, Rachel Ritchie, and Mike Thelin
  • Published 10/16/2012
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