Food & Film

Hawthorne’s 4th Wall Blends Café and Movie Theater

The new Southeast Portland spot slings coffee, snacks, and movies all day long.

12/02/2021 By Karly Quadros

Food News

‘Top Chef’ Contestant Gabriel Pascuzzi to Close Stacked Sandwich Shop

A sad farewell to the oxtail French dip sandwich—get yours before December 19.

12/01/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Best Restaurants 2021

Portland's Best New Dining Experiences: Toki, St. Jack, Sweedeedee & Oma’s Hideaway

Meet the restaurants—beyond República—that transported us into their worlds and mindsets.

12/01/2021 By Karen Brooks and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Booze

A Whimsical, Wonderful Winter Cocktail at Quaintrelle’s Tiny New Bar

After a move from N Mississippi to SE Clinton, bartender Camille Cavan is feeling right at home.

12/01/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Best Restaurants 2021

In the Portland Dining Scene, These Little Lights Really Shine

Thơm, Coquine Market, Meals 4 Heels, and Le Clos are some of our new favorites.

11/30/2021 By Karen Brooks

Eat

These Portland Classics Gave Many Locals Their First Taste of Korean Cuisine

Long-standing Cameo Café, Du’s Grill & Taste Tickler aren’t strictly Korean restaurants, but they’ve been bringing the bulgogi for years.

11/29/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton Photography by Thomas Teal

Eat This Now

Best Thing I Ate This Week: Italian Beef from Sammich & Treats from the Gastro Obscura Vending Machine

I might end up doing some of my holiday gift shopping from ... a vending machine?

11/24/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Gift Guide

Holiday Gifts for the Portland Food Lovers on Your List

We’ve got recommendations, from spicy sambals to beautiful books.

11/19/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Grocery Stores

Every Portland-Area Trader Joe’s, Ranked

The local locations of the California grocery chain vary in size, vibe, art, mascot, and how awful the parking is.

11/19/2021 By Cami Hughes, Margaret Seiler, and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Best Restaurants 2021

Pizza Hits Peak Pie Time in Portland

Dimo’s, Pizza Thief, and Cafe Olli bolster the case that Portland is America’s best pizza city.

11/19/2021 By Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2021

República Is Portland Monthly's Restaurant of the Year

Find out why our editors chose República, located in NW Portland, as Portland Monthly's Restaurant of the Year for 2021.

11/17/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Drag

Darcelle Turns 91 with a Plaque from the National Park Service

Darcelle’s 52-year-old Old Town nightclub first joined the National Register of Historic Places last year.

11/16/2021 By Conner Reed

Eat This Now

Nepali Kitchen Offers Rainy Day Respite with Momo and Chai

Enjoy dumplings, curries, and parathas in your own private hut in the front yard of a house on NE Fremont.

11/16/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Gluten-Free Food

The Top-Tier Gluten-Free Bakeries in Town

From cinnamon rolls to cupcakes to donuts, here are the bakeries with the best gluten-free pastries.

11/12/2021 By Cami Hughes

Eat This Now

Best Thing I Ate This Week: Pani Puri from Desi Bites

This Indian grocery store-meets-restaurant helps make a Beaverton strip mall destination-worthy.

11/11/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Interview

Q&A: Chef Sam Smith, Your New Go-To for Restaurant Recs and Food Memes

The Sweedeedee chef has long been a go-to source of restaurant recommendations for friends. Now, this valuable resource is available to everyone on Instagram.

11/09/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Sunshine Noodles Is Opening in a Slabtown Brick-and-Mortar

Diane Lam’s contemporary Cambodian pop-up is taking over the former XLB Slabtown space. Get a sneak preview on Sunday.

11/05/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Reflection

The Last Days of Paley’s Place

Parting thoughts on the Northwest bistro icon, one of the last pioneers of Portland's farm-to-table fever dream

11/05/2021 By Karen Brooks

Holidays

Portland’s Must-Visit Thanksgiving Pie Shops

From Katherine Benvenuti’s pumpkin-speculoos to Bakeshop’s brown-butter apple with buckwheat streusel, these are the essential Portland Thanksgiving pie shops.

11/05/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Holidays

Where to Get Thanksgiving Dine-In and Takeout in Portland

Want to skip making the turkey and pie crust this year? Read on for options.

11/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton