Top Chef

‘Top Chef’ Season 18, Episode 2 Recap: Brew Masters

Our chefs tackle the three most quintessentially Portland foods: coffee, beer, and ... breakfast?

04/09/2021 By Conner Reed

Food News

Portland's AAPI Restaurant and Food Cart Owners Unite Against Hate Crimes

“It’s about community, not competition,” says Aron Moxley of the Rice Bowl Posse.

04/07/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Top Chef

‘Top Chef’ Season 18, Episode 1 Recap: Big Bird

Gregory Gourdet and Padma Lakshmi welcomed 15 “cheftestants” to the Rose City.

04/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Top Chef

Top Chef Season 18, Filmed in Portland, Starts Now

Tune in to see Gregory Gourdet alongside Padma Lakshmi, while Portland chefs Gabriel Pascuzzi and Sara Hauman compete for the Top Chef title.

03/31/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

The Nikkei Bake Sale This Friday Will Raise Funds for the AAPI Community

Plus, Nightingale and Berlu collab on a new cake to raise funds for APANO this weekend only, and the burger from Le Pigeon returns Friday.

03/25/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Mama Dút Foods Plans a Second Location in the Alberta Neighborhood

Owner Thuy Pham made the announcement over Instagram Live today.

03/23/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Restaurants Can Now Reopen for Indoor Dining at 50% Capacity. But Will They?

As Multnomah County moves into the moderate risk category, restaurant owners face tough decisions.

03/12/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton and Karen Brooks

Food News

Restaurant Calls Out Governor Brown over Lack of Vaccine Access for Workers

Handsome Pizza and Seastar Bakery say it is unfair for Multnomah County to ease indoor dining restrictions when their staff does not yet have access to vaccines.

03/11/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

The Country’s Best Handmade Matzah Is Hiding in Portland, Oregon

1503 Matzah unites an unorthodox rabbi, the great Bakeshop bakery, and a crypto-Jewish recipe from the Spanish Inquisition, buzzed with pepper and honey.

03/10/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food News

Sebastiano’s Will Launch a Food Cart This Summer

Get ready for an aperitivo-filled summer in the parking lot of the Sicilian deli-meets-bakery. Plus, a special brunch box collab with Olympia Provisions laun...

03/10/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Park Avenue Chef Karl Holl to Launch Ambitious Food Foraging Company

With the everyday kitchen grind in the rear view, Portland's premiere farmer-chef is embracing his inner woodsman with foods found in the wild.

03/05/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food & Drink

Meet the Dream Team at República in Portland's Pearl District

The new Mexican café, wine bar, and restaurant isn’t just about one chef—it’s about collaboration and camaraderie. Plus, a recipe for salsa macha.

03/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Oma’s Takeaway Will Morph into Oma’s Hideaway, with a Night Market Feel and Live Cooking

Thomas and Mariah Pisha-Duffly’s Division Street restaurant has been on hiatus since January, but it’s coming back refreshed in mid-April.

02/26/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Breaking: New Island-Inspired Bar Will Offer Adult Capri Suns and Filipino Bar Snacks

Bit House Collective, a collaboration between Pono Brewing, Magna, and Natasha Mesa, opens in SE Portland March 3.

02/23/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Prey & Tell Will Launch as a Brick & Mortar at Psychic Bar in March

Diane Lam’s Cambodian-style fried chicken and house-made sauces are getting a long-term home.

02/19/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Everybody Eats PDX Will Bring Ultimate Seafood Mac and Peach Cobbler Chicken and Waffles to the Pearl

Come for the Southern-meets-Pacific-Northwest cooking; stay for the atmosphere, the peach margaritas, and the community focus.

02/18/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

News

Small Businesses Deal with Collapsed Tents, Doors Frozen Shut, and Downed Branches

The weather brought a slew of new challenges.

02/15/2021 By Eden Dawn

Food Carts

Philly Meets Puerto Rico at Papi Sal’s Lechon Shack

John Hatch fuses Italian American and Puerto Rican flavors on freshly baked baguettes.

02/12/2021 By Katrina Yentch

Valentine's Day

A Love Letter to the Baby Cake, and Other Valentine’s Day Treats

Vivienne’s baby cakes, La Rosé’s Goddess’s Kiss, and Heim’s raspberry cookies and caramels make perfect last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts.

02/12/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food & Politics

Rangoon Bistro’s Alex Saw on Myanmar’s Military Takeover

“This is our last fight. We’re not going to give up.”

02/11/2021 By Marty Patail