SUGAR RUSH

Portland Bakeries Give You 6 Reasons to Eat Dessert for Breakfast

With texture and finesse, local bakers make a definitive case for devouring dessert before 10 a.m.

02/11/2015 By Karen Brooks

SUGAR RUSH

Throw-Back Decadence from Portland's Top Bakeries, Cakeries, and Pie Shops

By the slice or the spoonful, we’ll never grow tired of pure nostalgia.

02/11/2015 By Kelly Clarke

SUGAR HIGH

The Ultimate Portland Chocolate Box

We chomped through chocolate collections and candy aisles to curate the city’s defining expressions of cacao, from bars to bonbons.

02/11/2015 By Karen Brooks

SUGAR HIGH

The Next Generation of Portland Dessert Classics

Portland's pastry chefs push the boundaries of sweetness—with help from surprising savory ingredients.

02/11/2015 By Karen Brooks

HIT LIST

Cozy Up with Portland's Best Hot Chocolate

Unfiltered passion, really good chocolate, no apologies. Get ready to rethink the fireside drink with these five haute mugs.

12/01/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland Monthly's Restaurant Dream Team 2014: John Taboada and Giovanna Parolari

The gospel according to the masterminds behind Navarre, Luce, and Angel Face

11/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland Monthly's Best Bar 2014: Pepe Le Moko

Where you want to be when Armageddon finally hits

11/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland Monthly's Trend of the Year 2014: Pop-Ups

In a city allergic to white tablecloths, pop-ups are the new special occasion.

11/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland Monthly's Best Sequel 2014: Bollywood Theater

Bollywood Theater weaves Mumbai street eats into a compelling food drama.

11/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland Monthly's Best Case for Simplicity: Davenport

At Davenport, two shy dudes geek out on pristine ingredients, insider wines, and the world’s coolest glasses.

11/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

How to Devour Portland's Restaurant Scene in 7 Days

The ultimate food lover's challenge—a very full week-long tour of Portland's best restaurants. We dare you.

11/03/2014 By Kelly Clarke

PDX FEASTING

Portland's 10 Best Restaurants of 2014

Unrestaurants. Microcuisines. Ultra-personal food experiences. Welcome to the next frontier of Portland dining.

11/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

Slideshow

Slide Show: 2014's Best Restaurants

Eat with your eyes through the year's best plates—then head out and try them for yourself!

10/22/2014

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland Monthly's Destination of the Year 2014: Maurice

With quirk and determination, Kristen Murray brings a blissful Swedish tradition to town.

10/10/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

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

BEST RESTAURANTS

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

BEST RESTAURANTS

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

BEST RESTAURANTS 2014

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