James Beard Awards

Portland's 2018 James Beard Finalists Announced

Coquine, Clyde Common, Kachka, and Castagna are in the final running, along with a pair of local cookbooks.

03/14/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Restaurant Openings

The North Oregon Coast Gets a Groovy Saloon (for Foodies)

The sleepy town of Wheeler is now home to a hip waterfront eatery obsessed with Tillamook food producers and under-the-radar Oregon wines.

03/14/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Food News

White Owl Social Club Stops Serving Beef and Lamb

The Southeast Portland bar has replaced its meat patties with the plant-based Impossible Burger, citing environmental concerns.

03/12/2018 By Molly Woodstock

Weekly Planner

A Kachka Seder, Chinese Soul Food's Hsiao-Ching Chou, and More PDX Food Events

… including a mezcal feast at Skyline Tavern, a foraging lesson on Mount Tabor, and all of Portland Dining Month.

03/09/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Wine Country

$6 Million Gift to Linfield College Aims to Professionalize Oregon's Wine Industry

The owners of Domaine Serene have had a good year—and they're funneling that fortune back into the Willamette Valley.

03/08/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Food & Drink

Harlow's Feel-Good Elixirs and Smoothies Can Now Come with a Shot of CBD

The acclaimed plant-based restaurant adds the on-trend hemp derivative to its mix.

03/08/2018 By Ariel Kusby

Checking In

Same, Same but Different: Philippe’s Bread Is Now Dos Hermanos Bakery

A pair of Yucatán-born brothers keep the North Williams spot’s great baguettes and add killer, sugar-showered ham-and-cheese Mexican pastries.

03/06/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Hit List

Where to Find Portland’s Best Cannoli

Craving the ricotta-filled Sicilian treat? Kind Coffee and Bar Mingo make some of the best in town.

03/06/2018 By Anya Rehon

Food News

Portland Cookbook Wins—and Promptly Loses—Coveted Award amid Policy Scandal

Martha Holmberg, local cookbook author and CEO of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, is in hot water over her Six Seasons win.

03/05/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Long Story Short

At Tender Table, Women and Nonbinary People of Color Share Stories of Food and Family

"I felt the need to bring people together around food and stories about food," says poet and founder Stacey Tran.

02/27/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Eat Here Now

Nimblefish Brings the Art of Sushi Back to the Basics

With a stellar wine list to boot.

02/27/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Word of Mouth

Get Schooled at This Family-Run Vancouver Pho Spot

Pho Le serves up a serious bowl of beef noodle soup—and a how-to lesson.

02/27/2018 By Karen Brooks


An Ancient Middle Eastern Liquor Makes Its Oregon Debut

Distilled from imported Syrian anise and Willamette Valley pinot grapes, Oregon Arak has a foot in both worlds.

02/27/2018 By Ramona DeNies


Can Chef Erik Van Kley Vault Belmont's Accanto into a Citywide Must-Eat?

The longtime restaurant ace slid into the unassuming neighborhood spot in November. Can he make it worthy of a drive across town?

02/27/2018 By Karen Brooks

Global Comfort Food

Portland Dishes That Taste Like Home

We asked some of our favorite local chefs and foodies one deceptively simple question: What tastes like home? Here are their globe-spanning responses.

02/27/2018 Edited by Kelly Clarke

In Memoriam

Home Is Where the Enchilada Is

RIP, Original Taco House.

02/27/2018 By Emily E. Smith


Volga German Bierocks: So Much More Than Bread Filled with Hamburger Meat

The buns are common across the Midwest but rarely seen in Portland.

02/27/2018 By Heather Arndt Anderson


Make Kai Jiew, a Wondrously Simple Thai-Style Omelet

Portlander Pechluck Laskey shares a recipe for the ubiquitous—but never boring—dish.

02/27/2018 By Pechluck Laskey

Global Comfort Food

We Asked 20 Portland Chefs and Foodies: What Tastes Like Home?

From hearty Haitian soups to pupusas, here's what makes these locals feel safe and loved—and where to score these touchstone eats.

02/27/2018 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Karen Brooks, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rebecca Jacobson, Pechluck Laskey, Fiona McCann, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock