Word of Mouth

One of the Country’s Few Wagashi Experts Lives in Portland

Gena Renaud crafts intricate, time-consuming Japanese confections.

9:00am By Karen Brooks

Hometown Pride

Oregon Brings Home 21 Good Food Awards

At the Oscars of artisan foodstuffs, we reliably medal.

01/20/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Food News

Kyay Oh, a New Noodle Soup Shop from Top Burmese, Will Open on January 23

The namesake dish will take center stage on NW 21st Ave.

01/13/2020 By Marty Patail

Breaking News

Portland’s Beloved 180 Xurros & Xocolata Gets a New Lease on Life, Literally

In February, Ataula’s Jose Chesa will reprise a mini-version of his seriously missed xurro and drinking chocolate shop inside downtown’s new Hyatt Centric hotel

01/08/2020 By Karen Brooks

Word of Mouth

Portland Chefs Reveal their Secret Projects and Predictions for 2020

Salt and pepper on your table: in. Shitty bar food: out.

01/02/2020 By Karen Brooks

Nooners

10 Portland Lunches We Can’t Stop Eating

Portland’s collective brunch trance is ending. The golden age of workday lunching has arrived.

12/31/2019 By Benjamin Tepler With Karen Brooks and Kelly Clarke

Food Event Spotlight

The Suttle Lodge Pulls in Major National Talent for Its 2020 Guest Chef Series

The best eating of the year will happen in the Deschutes National Forest, apparently.

12/10/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Pok Pok’s Andy Ricker Will Open Ping Yang Pow in December

The Thai food luminary is transforming the upstairs of Pok Pok NW into an intimate spot for charcoal-grilled cooking.

12/06/2019 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Star Chef Gregory Gourdet Will Open His Own Restaurant in 2020 … At Last

The face of downtown’s swanky Departure restaurant will put his Haitian roots front and center in a 60-seat, globally seasoned, wood-fired concept late next year.

11/29/2019 By Karen Brooks

Holiday Eats

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Restaurants That Accept Walk-Ins

... plus a stuffing recipe to rule all stuffing recipes.

11/26/2019 By Olivia Wolf

Pie High

Gracie’s New Haven–Inspired Pizzeria in St. Johns Is Worth the Drive

Two key things make Gracie’s worth a trip across town: the crunch and the sauce.

11/26/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Word of Mouth

Food Critic Karen Brooks on 2019's Best Dishes You Never Heard Of

Why you need to know about babka waffles and roti with creamed corn curry...

11/26/2019 Photography by Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Flying Fish Company is Opening a Full Restaurant and Seafood Market on East Burnside

The lauded sustainable seafood seller will trade its perch at Providore Market for its own digs in the space last home to the People’s Pig.

11/07/2019 By Kelly Clarke

EAT WITH YOUR EYES

First Look: Nordic-Inspired Vivian Opens in the New Kex Hotel

The Icelandic hotel’s anchor restaurant opens November 7.

11/06/2019 Photography by Alli Weseman By Benjamin Tepler

Game Changing Project

Meals on Wheels People Made a Hip, Midcentury-Mod Diner for Seniors

The nonprofit café serves community connection along with Reubens and house marionberry pie.

10/23/2019 By Kiva Hanson

Breaking News

Ataula Team to Open Masia Inside Downtown’s New Hyatt Centric Hotel

Jose Chesa will bring his brand of modernist Spanish cooking to breakfast, lunch, and dinner starting January 2020.

10/12/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Weekly Planner

Mezcal Celebrations, James Beard ROOTS Dinners, and More Fall Food Events

Plus: Cambodian cooking at Irving Street Kitchen, a guest appearance from pickle pro Michiko Tateno, and a cider harvest dinner at Son of Man.

10/11/2019 By Eat Beat Team

Restaurant Closures

Little Bird to Close on October 27

The once-standout French bistro from star chef Gabriel Rucker will end its nine-year run

10/08/2019 By Benjamin Tepler