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Portland Monthly's Cuisine of the Year 2014: Kachka and DaNet's Russian Party

With vastly different approaches, a veteran Portland chef and two newcomers to the scene are creating a people’s party you want to join.

10/09/2014 By Karen Brooks

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Portland Monthly's Rising Star Chef 2014: Nodoguro's Ryan Roadhouse

Trained under old-school sushi masters, this zen chef remixes Japanese tradition into feasts of casual complexity.

10/08/2014 By Karen Brooks

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Portland Monthly's Chef of the Year 2014: Ataula's Jose Chesa

Ataula’s Barcelona-born chef just wants to make you a righteous spanish meal.

10/07/2014 By Karen Brooks

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Portland Monthly's Restaurant of the Year 2014: Langbaan

Langbaan blends the personal and the audacious into a downright addictive mash-up of Portland and Thailand.

10/06/2014 By Karen Brooks

HIT LIST

Portland's 10 Best Guilt-Free Dishes

Vegan sushi, Paleo parfaits, bracingly acidic ceviche, and salads a-plenty...there's a whole new world of healthy dining out there, and it's delicious.

07/17/2014 By Benjamin Tepler, Allison Jones, Kelly Clarke, and Molly Woodstock

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Five Ways Portland Redefines the Hamburger

What can a burger be? Meet these revolutionary takes.

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Vegan Grilled Cheese to Buttery Sausage Biscuits: Five Portland Sandwiches Built on Obsession

Passion unbound, no apologies: that’s the secret ingredient to sandwich happiness.

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

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Jalapeño Pickles to Raspberry Jam: Five Portland Sandwiches with Crazy-Good Condiments

To cut the mustard in Pickle Town, it is advisable to craft your own artisan extras.

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

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String Beans, Coffee Mayo, and Chocolate: Five Portland Sandwiches That Break All the Rules

The coup de grace on a true, Stumptown-style sandwich? A renegade cry of “Anything goes!”

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

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Five Phenomenally Meaty Portland Sandwiches

Portland meats are serious business: smoked, brined, and charcuterized. (They don’t call us Porkland for nothing.)

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

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Five Portland Sandwiches Made with Killer Bread

Artisan bakery loaves, custom-ordered rolls, and an “I Baked It My Way” mindset aren’t merely options in Portland. They’re the law.

03/03/2014 Edited by Karen Brooks

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Portland's Best Restaurants 2013

It’s our annual assemblage of Portland’s most exciting eateries.

11/01/2013

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Cart to Bricks Boomtown

Five erstwhile food carts turned brick-and-mortar eateries that keep us coming back

11/01/2013 By Allison Jones

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The Ultimate Week of Portland Dining

Your guide to a week of serious noshing in America's most original food city

11/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

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Portland's 10 Best New Restaurants

Portland's next food chapter has arrived! We've curated the ultimate menu of the year: 10 spots ushering in a new era of eating. Pull up a seat and dig in.

11/01/2013 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Karen Brooks

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The Next Wave of Portland Eating

Fall unleashes yet another surge of eating from notable names and one promising new arrival.

11/01/2013 Photography by Benjamin Tepler

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Dessert of the Year: Le Pigeon's Curried Carrot Cake

How Chef Gabriel Rucker and rising pastry talent Eli Gregory found the sweet spot of 2013.

11/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

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The Alternative Eating Revolution

Your guide to Portland's five best new vegan, gluten-free, and Paleo restaurants

11/01/2013 By Molly Woodstock

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Neighborhood Haunts

Trends can be tiring. Sometimes you just want to dine where everyone knows your name—and how you like your eggs.

11/01/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

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The Late Show

We get it: night owls need great food, too. Here are five sure-fire favorites (open until at least 1 am) when the drive-thru window just won't do.

11/01/2013 By Benjamin Tepler