Food & Drink

A Guide to Portland’s New Wave of Italian Markets

In 2020 alone, three Italian markets have opened up shop.

5:00am By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Recipe

Biba CHamoru Kitchen’s Buñuelos Åga: A Guamanian Holiday Table Essential

These banana doughnuts were a staple at Ed Sablan’s family fiestas growing up on Guam.

11/24/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food Listings

Taco Chronicles: PDX Edition

Where to find all the tacos from season two of Netflix’s mouthwatering docuseries

11/22/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Best Thing We Ate This Week: Pie for Dinner and Dessert at Lazy Susan

The nostalgia-fueled Montavilla restaurant proves that you can, indeed, eat buttery, flaky pie crust for every meal.

11/20/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Restaurants

Essay: The Last Supper—Again—of 2020

Finding work as a restaurant server has always been reliable. Not this year.

11/19/2020 By Ainslee Dicken

Food News

Food News: Reel M Inn to Close Temporarily

Smith Teamaker will open its first standalone cafe in NW this spring. Plus, takeout specials from Gado Gado, Oma’s, and Masia; Kann is taking reservations; b...

11/18/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Eat & Drink

Local Fermented and Frozen Foods to Help You Hibernate for the Winter

Warm up with a freezer full of dumplings, Hmong sausages, and horseradish vodka.

11/18/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

What Multnomah County’s Four-Week Freeze Means for Restaurant and Bar Owners & Workers

“After a lifetime of dedicating myself to working, I am finding myself closer to being homeless than I am to ever reaching my dreams,” says one bartender.

11/18/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Best Thing We Ate This Week: November 13

Gumba is famous for its pasta, but the arancini are a hidden gem.

11/13/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Holiday Guide

Where to Pick Up Thanksgiving Desserts in Portland

Because sometimes rolling your own pie crust is too tall an order.

11/13/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Footnotes

LISTEN: Food Critic Karen Brooks on Starring in a New Hulu Food Show

Portland Monthly arts editor Conner Reed talks with Karen Brooks about her appearance on Eater's Guide to the World.

11/13/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Food News

This Week in Portland Food and Drink: November 12

Breaking: Expatriate reopens this week for takeout only. Plus, Fermenter takes over Farm Spirit; Karen Brooks is now streaming; new gluten-free, vegetarian pop-up Raíz returns; mushrooms aplenty at Higgins.

11/12/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Bar King Goes Into Hibernation Mode with Baked Goods and Smoked Meats

The restaurant is paring down operations this winter in the hopes of being able to reopen next spring.

11/11/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Holiday Guide

Where to Get Delivery or Takeout for Thanksgiving in Portland

Leave the turkey roasting to the pros.

11/10/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food TV

Portland Monthly’s Own Karen Brooks Kicks Off New Hulu Food Series

Eater's Guide to the World premieres November 11. It opens with a tour of Portland food from a true expert.

11/10/2020 By Conner Reed

Food News

Best Thing We Ate This Week: November 6

L’unico Alimentari’s squid ink tonnarelli with burrata and crab breaks all the rules with a fine dining touch.

11/06/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

The Slants' Former Lead Singer Opens a Smoked Brisket Banh Mi Joint

Aron Moxley's Vietnamese/BBQ pop-up is celebrating its grand opening this Saturday at Bar Carlo.

11/06/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Burger Stevens Plans its Return this Saturday

The burger cart with a cult-like following is scheduled to reopen Saturday in Beaverton, with a second location at Prost coming soon.

11/06/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Footnotes

LISTEN: Yes, There Was an Election, but Can We Interest You in Food?

Portland Monthly Food Editor Katherine Chew Hamilton about food news you may have missed this week and the future of Portland’s restaurants as we head...

11/06/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Food News

Noodle Soup Comes to Berlu

Chef Vince Nguyen will serve a different hard-to-find Vietnamese noodle soup every week.

11/05/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton