Eat & Drink

Food Events

What to Eat at the Portland Greek Festival This Weekend

Roasted lamb, snappy sausages, and so many desserts

09/30/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Bars

First Look: Basquiat and Pink Velour in Kann’s Basement

Decorated with Basquiat and pink velour, the subterranean sibling of chef Gregory Gourdet’s ode to Haiti is a pan-Caribbean party.

09/29/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Oktoberfest

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Oregon

If you haven’t had a chance to break out your lederhosen, no worries. There are still 6 Portland Oktoberfest events to check out.

09/28/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Dining Picks

Portland's Best Mexican Food

From the center of the city to the suburbs, here's where to find tacos, tamales, tlayudas, and more

09/28/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Gone Fishing

9 Places to Eat a Whole Fish in Portland

From branzino to pompano, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite nose-to-tail offerings across the city.

09/23/2022 By Matthew Trueherz and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

5 Must-Try Spots for Beaverton Restaurant Week

Looking for grub out West? These eateries are offering specialty dishes from now until October 2nd.

09/22/2022 By Dalila Brent

Best Restaurants

Kann Is Portland’s Best New Restaurant, with Revelatory Haitian Cooking  

Gourdet puts the food of his youth on a grand platter. Welcome to the new Portland—and to one of America’s most important restaurants of 2022.

09/21/2022 By Karen Brooks Photography by Thomas Teal

Food News

Local Food Magazine Looks to the Community to Print Its Latest Issue

Rising costs have threatened the production of Portland-based Kitchen Table. Will a crowdfunding model—and an even bigger magazine—work?

09/21/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Editor's Note

From the Editor: On the Life-Changing Delights of the Best Bars

Whether it’s at your uncle’s pub in Offaly, a character-packed place on a Tokyo side street, or a new find in Portland, a night out can be magical.

09/20/2022 By Fiona McCann

Eat This Now

This New Oaxacan Restaurant Serves a Hard-to-Find Regional Goat Soup

El Yike Oaxaqueño, a newcomer to N Lombard Street in North Portland’s Kenton neighborhood, offers a menu full of delights.

09/20/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Kann Is Named a New York Times Top 50 Restaurant

Gregory Gourdet’s modern take on Haitian cuisine is making a nationwide splash.

09/19/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Review

Excellent Cuisine’s Dim Sum Is, Well, Excellent

I will not hear any complaints that “Portland doesn’t have any good Chinese food” until you’ve tried this spot.

09/19/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Restaurant Opening

Fried Chicken and Burger Sensation Jojo Opens Its Restaurant

The beloved blue Portland food cart has expanded to a restaurant in the Pearl, complete with vegan and gluten-free options, milkshakes, and a full bar.

09/15/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Restaurant Review

Cafe Olli's Goodfellas-Level Pizza, Destination Brunching, and a Year of Struggle

The do-it-all collective arrived last year with hope for a new future. We take stock.

09/13/2022 By Karen Brooks

Food

Bread Isn’t Free Anymore. It’s a Good Thing, and Here’s Why.

Local chefs say charging for bread creates higher-quality loaves and reduces waste.

09/13/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Review

Portland Soup Dumpling Showdown: Who Makes the City's Best?

From big-timers like Din Tai Fung and Dough Zone to mom-and-pop shops including XLB and Szechuan Chef, who’s the xiao long bao champ?

09/12/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Pop-Up Bakery Starter Bread Will Get a St. Johns Brick-and-Mortar in 2023

Some of Portland’s best loaves, currently only offered through a home-baked, under-the-radar delivery service, will expand with a bakery in St. Johns next to the new Gracie’s Apizza.

09/09/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

The Queen is Dead

4 Portland Pubs in Which to Mourn Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Looking for a pub to drown your sorrows about the passing of the British monarch? From Toffee Club to the Horse Brass, we got you.

09/08/2022 By Michelle Harris, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Dining Picks

Portland's Best Pizza

Whether you like your pizza round or square, thick-crusted or thin, these are our favorite spots at which to grab a pie.

09/07/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Portland Bar Guide

Check Out These Gorgeous Bar Bathrooms

From Pac-Man tile at Ground Kontrol to gold detail at Doug Fir, these bar bathrooms are perfect for picture-taking, mirror-primping, or just plain admiring.

09/02/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michael Novak, Conner Reed, Margaret Seiler, and Matthew Trueherz