Music

Can Black Water Bar Save Portland’s Punk Scene?

With the loss of the Know, this vegan, underground music venue steps into the breach.

05/23/2018 With Sam Pape

Weekly Planner

Gregory Gourdet Cooks Haitian with His Mom, Ox Box Returns, and More PDX Food Events

… including a mash-up of natural wine and hip-hop, outdoor movies at Pix Patisserie, and sushi class at Providore Market.

05/22/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Camping Guide: Bring the Heat

5 Delicious Recipes to Boost Your Campfire Cooking Game

From forest fondue to an off-the-grid old-fashioned, these dishes bring culinary swagger to the backcountry.

05/22/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Camping Guide: Free Wheelin'

How to Car-Camp Like Royalty

Here's your deluxe, all-PNW guide.

05/22/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat Here Now

At Nam Lộc, It's Crab Soup and Teeny Shrimp Pancakes with a Side of Law & Order

Don't skip this SE 82nd Avenue strip-mall spot.

05/22/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Word of Mouth

Notes from a 24-Hour Seattle Food Bender

Rollicking Southern food to $225 negronis, here's what to devour on a trip up north. Plus: tips from an Emerald City culinary insider.

05/22/2018 By Karen Brooks and Allecia Vermillion

Review

At Bistro Agnes, the Wild Duo behind Ox Plays French Food Straight

The downtown spot is good. But where's the spark?

05/22/2018 By Karen Brooks

Pride: The Prequel

In 1964, Portland Tried to Crack Down on the City’s Gay Scene. Here's What Happened.

Before the rainbow flag few high, queer life unfolded in bars both wild and discreet. Then the city decided to shut it all down.

05/22/2018 By Zach Dundas

PDX Index

How Will Trump's Tariff Tussle Affect Oregon?

Oregon exports nearly $4 billion worth of goods to China. What could the trade tiff mean for our state?

05/22/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Summer Eats

Slurp Spicy Dole Whip Floats and Funky Milk Teas at Zero Degrees

This is the quirky California-born Mexican-Asian dessert cafe chain even a Portlander can love.

05/21/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Food News

3 New Vegan Dining Options to Kickstart Your Summer

Weirdly enough, they’re all from Sudra-adjacent chefs.

05/17/2018 By Catherine Johnson

Field to Table

Field & Vine's 2018 Dinner Series Kicks Off with a Ticket Giveaway

Like sipping pinot in a vineyard as a multicourse meal unfolds around you? One of these three dozen farm dinners will probably fit your palate.

05/15/2018 By Alena Willbur

Amazing Escape

Condé Nast Traveler Just Named Oregon's Minam River Lodge to Its Global Hot List

Though to call this new Eastern Oregon gem "charming" is like calling Timberline Lodge "nice."

05/15/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Eat This Now

Meet the Woman Launching a Hmong Food Movement in the Pacific Northwest

From her Aloha cart, La Vang-Herr aims to make Hmong sausages (and culture) as recognizable as Vietnamese banh mi.

05/10/2018 By Natasha Tandler

Eat Here Now

Homey Surprises Abound at Northern-Meets-Southern Chinese Spot Master Kong

Squishy goubuli baozi and perfect wonton soup are in the house.

05/09/2018 By Samantha Bakall

Eat This Now

5 Amazing Things We Ate and Drank at Good Food Mercantile PDX

Smoked maple leaf-wrapped chèvre to chicory-infused cold brew, this national traveling craft food show didn’t disappoint.

05/09/2018 By Natasha Tandler

Hometown Pride

Oregon Shut Out at the 2018 James Beard Awards

… but there were well-deserved wins for Seattle’s Edouardo Jordan and for diversity of all sorts.

05/08/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Mama Sans Drama

7 Oh-So-Portland Ways to Celebrate Mom

Mother’s Day is fast approaching. Don’t just take her to brunch again.

05/02/2018 By Sarah Hutchins and Kelly Clarke

Tea Party

After a Smashing First Year, Tea Fest PDX Returns July 21

With ceremonies, a slew of vendors, and classes on proper tea preparation, 2018 will be a full-on bonanza.

05/02/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

First Look

With Holiday, Stumptown Founder Duane Sorenson Goes Sober, Vegan, and Gluten-Free

The face of third-wave coffee has quietly transformed his Roman Candle Bakery into a cool, plant-based breakfast and coffee shop on SE Division, blocks from his soon-to-open roasting company, Puff Coffee.

05/02/2018 By Karen Brooks