News to Chew

Fire at Big's Chicken, Dana Frank Leaves Dame, and More PDX Food News

… including Biwa's rebirth, the opening of Level Beer, and a Steven Smith Teamaker outpost in Korea.

07/13/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Restaurant Openings

Ichiza Kitchen Brings Pan-Asian Vegan Small Plates to Goose Hollow

Enjoy meat-free chicken adobo, faux salmon bowls, and traditional oolong tea service.

07/13/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Restaurant Openings

Homegrown Smoker Opens Vegan Barbecue Restaurant in St. Johns

Head to the former Proper Eats space for seitan burgers, mac-'n'-cheese burritos, and tofu fish and chips.

07/07/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Food Event Spotlight

Acclaimed Chef Matt Lightner Teams Up with Langbaan for Dinner July 26

The former Castagna chef—a double Michelin star holder—jumps into the kitchen of Portland’s Thai hot spot for a night of intrigue. This could be the dinner of 2017.

07/05/2017 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Jose Chesa’s Spanish-Modern Restaurant Chesa Has Closed

The Ataula chef and partner Cristina Baez gambled on an ambitious, paella-centric restaurant on NE Broadway last year. It didn’t turn out as expected.

06/28/2017 By Karen Brooks

Eat Here Now

10 Ways to Gorge on Portland's Early-Summer Fruit Haul

Including pickled rhubarb at Departure, Ox's barbecued strawberries on rib eye, a broody blackberry cocktail, and marionberry handpies.

06/28/2017 By Caitlin Medearis

Happenings

Fashion and Food Come Together to Benefit Ronald McDonald House

Downtown shop WM Goods collaborates with lifestyle blogger Alison Wu for a charity event.

06/27/2017 By Anyi Wong-Lifton

Food News

Sterling Coffee Roasters Will Relocate to a Larger Space This Fall

Portland’s tiny outpost of coffee perfection will triple in size at its new NW 21st Avenue digs, cult cappuccinos in tow.

06/27/2017 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

An Indie Chocolate Shop Opens Inside Artisan Fro-Yo Star Eb & Bean

This is, indeed, the most adorable Portland food story ever.

06/27/2017 By Karen Brooks

Weekly Planner

Salsa-Making Class at Xico, La Ruta Spanish Food Festival, and More PDX Food Events

… including a Japanese baking class, OP sausage collaborations, and a fried seafood and cocktail pop-up.

06/22/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

First Impressions

Is Paadee’s New Issan Menu Portland’s Next Thai Food Breakout?

Earl Ninsom dives into the cuisine of Northeastern Thailand next door to his acclaimed Langbaan on SE 28th Avenue.

06/20/2017 By Karen Brooks

Summer Sweets

Is Gregory Gourdet Making the Desserts of Summer?

The Departure chef unleashes a gothy coconut ash sundae stunner, and readies an ice cream cone lineup for sunny day domination.

06/19/2017 By Kelly Clarke

News to Chew

Vitaly Paley Serves Giant Pizzas, Zilla Sake Expands, and More PDX Food News

… including brunch at Tiffin Asha, vandalism on Alberta, and a concept change for Peruvian Paiche.

06/19/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Food Event Spotlight

Stakes Are High at the 17th Annual Wild About Game Competition

The annual Seattle vs. Portland fall showdown goes big league, with guest judging from famed food writer Ruth Reichl and our own critic Karen Brooks.

06/14/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Food Event Spotlight

Feast Tickets Are on Sale and Going Fast

Grab tickets to Portland’s sixth annual food festival before it’s too late!

06/06/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Gardening

Make Little Thumbs Green with New Seed Kits for Kids

With Orange Pippins Seed Society, a Portlander invites kids to play in the dirt.

06/06/2017 By Anyi Wong-Lifton

Pizza Party

Portland’s New Plant-Based Pizzeria Now Open

Vancouver, BC–based Virtuous Pie serves up kimchi jackfruit pizza and doughnut-flavored ice cream on SE Division.

06/05/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Free Events

20 Completely FREE Things to Do in Portland This Summer

You can bet your bottom dollar you won’t have to spend it at the Bastille Festival, Chef in the Market, or the Portlandia Mermaid Parade. These summer delights won't cost you a thing.

06/01/2017 By Caitlin Medearis

Beer

The Breweries of the Pearl Have Their Own Damn Festival

On June 3, come taste the suds of the Pearl.

06/01/2017 By Meagan Nolan

News to Chew

Hamlet Closes, Vitaly Paley Swaps Portland Penny Diner for Pizza, and More PDX Food News

… including a sandwich pop-up from Ox, a second Bing Mi cart, and Le Pigeon/Little Bird’s changing tip policy.

05/31/2017 By Caitlin Medearis