Quarantine Cooking

Gabriel Rucker, Vitaly Paley, and Gregory Gourdet Launch Instagram Cooking Shows

You still can’t buy a Canard steam burger, but now you can make it for yourself.

03/30/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Food After Covid

Farm Spirit's Aaron Adams on Why Takeout Might Still Save Us

“I remember Portland 15 years ago. Looking back and evaluating, we lost our way. This is a big fucking wake-up call for us. No one needs 10 courses after this.”

03/28/2020 By Karen Brooks

Panic Buying

Is the Country Running Out of Flour?

No, mills assure us. Keep calm and bake on, Portland.

03/27/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Interview

Pok Pok’s Andy Ricker Shuts Down Completely and Sounds an Alarm

In a provocative interview with Portland Monthly, the legendary chef gives it to us straight: “we have to stop fucking around making TikToks and get serious.”

03/25/2020 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

In a Do-or-Die Situation, a New Portland Independent Restaurant Alliance Rises

“Without your help, we won’t be here.”

03/24/2020 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Amidst Restaurant Industry Collapse, Coquine Supports Farmers with a New CSA Model

In addition to elaborate takeout menus, you can now order the same coveted produce, dairy, and coffee used by the restaurant.

03/18/2020 By Karen Brooks

Coronavirus

Will I Get Coronavirus from Ordering Takeout?

The lowdown on safety and ethics in Portland’s new takeout-only restaurant reality.

03/18/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Portland Restaurants Quickly Pivot in the Days Following the Restaurant Ban

Ava Gene and Tusk embrace elaborate takeout while Eem and Hat Yai rethink their strategy.

03/17/2020 By Karen Brooks

Coronavirus

Portland’s Top Chefs and Restaurateurs React to New Coronavirus Restrictions

Gov. Kate Brown’s statewide mandate forces industry leaders to make the pivotal decision: move to a takeout-only model or close up shop.

03/16/2020 By Karen Brooks

Coronavirus

Where to Get Delivery, Takeout, or Curbside Pickup in Portland Right Now

A regularly updated roster of restaurants and bars shifting to takeout and delivery in the wake of the pandemic.

03/16/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat This Now

Miso-Pork Katsu Is the Star at Tokyo Sando

A new PSU food cart joins the cheffy konbini movement.

03/06/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Culinary Celebration

Oregon Nabs 17 James Beard Semifinalist Nominations

Portland and beyond feel the love from this year's annual culinary awards.

02/26/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Savor

Two Portland Cooks Give Burmese Food a Fresh Voice

Pop-up Rangoon Bistro doesn't play by the rules.

02/25/2020 By Marty Patail

Ice Cream Nation

Fifty Licks Is Coming to Slabtown

The famed scoop shop is set to open its third location in April, and we’re all screaming.

02/21/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Food Event Spotlight

The Culinary Breeding Network’s Variety Showcase Was A Psychedelic Veggie Trip

The local nonprofit joined forces with some of the city’s top chef talent to give us a taste of the future.

02/18/2020 By Jennifer Krazit

Winter Getaways

Hood River’s Offseason Keeps Getting Better

A new bouldering gym, Hood River Hotel upgrades, and Ferment’s massive brew operation are reason enough for non-skiers to pay a visit.

02/17/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Andrew and Nora Mace to Open Lazy Susan with Earl Ninsom in the Country Cat Space

The new Montavilla restaurant, opening in March, aims to be the perfect neighborhood spot—charcoal-fired dry-aged steaks to seasonal pies.

02/10/2020 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Irving Street Kitchen’s Sarah Schafer to Open an Ambitious Italian Food Hall in June

The multimillion dollar Pearl District project aims to create an all-day experience, coffee to Roman pizza, all under one big roof.

01/28/2020 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Joshua McFadden and Bar Legend Jim Meehan to Open Takibi

The Japanese bar and restaurant unites McFadden’s Submarine Hospitality, Meehan, and lifestyle brand Snow Peak in Northwest Portland.

01/27/2020 By Karen Brooks

Word of Mouth

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

Gena Renaud crafts intricate, time-consuming Japanese confections.

01/21/2020 By Karen Brooks