Food News & Events

Food News

The New Afuri, Holy Trinity Meets Culmination Brewing, and Nodoguro Owners' Pop-Up

Another Afuri Ramen location opens, Holy Trinity Barbecue meets Culmination Brewing, Nodoguro owners launch a pop-up, and more!

05/19/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Tito’s Taquitos, Our Favorite Taco Cart, Reopens

Taco cart Tito’s Taquitos reopens in Southwest Portland, fried food cart ThiccBoi has returned, and McMenamin’s BrewFest is back.

05/12/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News & Events

Jeffrey Morgenthaler Will Open Two Bars in June, Sunshine Noodles Launches Brunch, and Akadi Reopens

Jeffrey Morgenthaler will open two bars in June, Sunshine Noodles launches brunch, Akadi reopens, a new market hall opens in Gresham, and more!

05/05/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Restaurant Openings

First Look: Star Chef Gregory Gourdet’s Kann, a Wood-Fired Haitian Restaurant, Opening in July

From menu to design, we have the details on Portland's most anticipated opening of 2022 from the 'Top Chef' fan favorite.

05/05/2022 By Karen Brooks

Food News & Events

Taste Two Top Chef Contestants’ Cooking, Cloudforest Chocolate Temporarily Closes, and Street Disco Announces Brick-and-Mortar

Taste two 'Top Chef' contestants’ cooking, Cloudforest Chocolate temporarily closes, Street Disco announces brick-and-mortar, and much more!

04/28/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Portland Chefs Gregory Gourdet and Joshua McFadden Nab James Beard Cookbook Award Nominations

Gregory Gourdet's Haitian-healthy 'Everyone's Table' and Joshua McFadden's 'Grains for Every Season' are in the running for the coveted awards.

04/27/2022 By Karen Brooks

Food News

Two Famed Burger Spots Get New Restaurants, and Mitate Sushi Will Close

Canard and Hit the Spot get new restaurants, and Mitate sushi will close. Plus, a pop-up rec, and a solid rainy day activity idea complete with milkshakes.

04/21/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Kulfi Opens its Long-Awaited Ice Cream Shop April 30

Visit the Portland brick-and-mortar for ice pops in flavors including mango lassi, rosewater, and Vietnamese coffee—plus treats like floats, chai, and falooda.

04/18/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News & Events

Food News: So Many Baked Goods, Plus Soup Dumplings, Are on the Horizon

Plus, join an adult-friendly Easter egg hunt, and learn where to get springtime treats made with Peeps and Cadbury eggs.

04/14/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Food News: J. Kenji López-Alt Talks with Bill Oakley, and Find Out WTF a Barleymilk Latte Tastes Like

A new menu coming to Nacheaux, coffee aboard a double-decker bus, and a tasting-menu dinner with zero-proof cocktails in Portland, Oregon

04/07/2022 By Michelle Harris

Breaking Food News

Two-Michelin Star Chef Matthew Lightner Will Open ōkta and Tributary Hotel in McMinnville This Summer

The two-Michelin Star chef's restaurant and boutique hotel aspires to be a destination game-changer for Oregon wine country.

04/07/2022 By Karen Brooks

Food News & Events

Food News: Sports Bra Opens, Yui Reopens, and The Joy of Cooking Authors Visit Vivienne

Plus, a multicourse wine tasting dinner comes to Dimo’s Apizza, Maurice's prix fixe offerings, and vegan Cuban pop-up Miami Nice is closing.

03/30/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

A Filipino Brunch Debuts, a Vegan Grocery Store Lives On, and More Food News

PDX airport opens a themed bar, Precious Pizza cart closes, and Portland pop-ups to check out this week.

03/24/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Food News

Feast Portland Returns, Kate's Ice Cream Opens, and More

Feast Portland Returns, Kate's Ice Cream Opens, and more

03/17/2022 By Michelle Harris

Food News

These Are Portland's James Beard Award Finalists for 2022

The chef and restaurant finalists in food’s most prestigious awards were announced on March 16.

03/16/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Portland Restaurant Owners and Workers on Lifting the Mask Mandate

Some are embracing the opportunity to go mask-free, while for others, it’s pandemic precautions as usual.

03/16/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Restaurant Openings

Is Phuket Cafe Portland's Next Great Thai Restaurant?

A first look at the latest project from Thai food hitmaker Akkapong “Earl” Ninsom. Phuket will share a space with his acclaimed Langbaan, opening soon with live-fire charcoal pot stoves.

03/15/2022 By Karen Brooks

Restaurants

Once a Pandemic Dining Novelty, Streeteries Are Here to Stay in Portland

Permits for outdoor dining expansions will remain free through August 2022. Come September, individual restaurants will be required to pay permit fees.

03/14/2022 By Julia Silverman

Food News & Events

Threshold Brewing raises funds for Ukraine, a new Burmese restaurant opens, and More PDX Food News

Threshold Brewing raises funds for Ukraine, a new Burmese restaurant opens, and St. Patrick’s Day is upon us.

03/10/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food Carts

A Handmade Pasta Cart Is Coming to Killingsworth Street

Meliora Pasta is bringing not-so-traditional pasta like braised beef ravioli with coconut sauce, salsa macha, lime, and mint to Killingsworth Street.

03/07/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton