Breaking News

Food Cart Standout Tiffin Asha to Open Brick-and-Mortar on NE Killingsworth

The cart gets a permanent home for its playful dosas and Southern Indian snacks across the street from Hat Yai and Podnah’s Pit.

08/02/2016 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Backyard Social Opening in Old Hop & Vine Space

The beloved restaurant, bottle shop, and outdoor dining space on N Killingsworth will be reborn thanks to its employees.

07/28/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Blue Star Donuts to Open PDX Airport Outpost

Travelers will be able to nab a Cointreau crème brûlée on their way outta town by Thanksgiving.

07/27/2016 By Kelly Clarke

Breaking News

Appalachian Hot Spot Mae to Launch Southern Brunch

Beginning September 4, rising chef Maya Lovelace will enter her vaunted fried chicken, serious baking, and farmers market finds into Portland’s Sunday brunch ring.

07/26/2016 By Karen Brooks

Openings

First Look: Honky Tonk Taco

Eat Beat has an early peek at the new SE Division Street rock-’n’-roll taqueria.

07/22/2016 By Ramona DeNies

Weekly Planner

Farm Dinners, a Hot Sauce Expo, and More Portland Food Events

... including Powell’s cookbook readings and boozy summer mini-golf at 19th Hole.

07/22/2016 By Michelle Porter

Beer Me

Could a Megabrew Merger Threaten Oregon Craft Beer?

Local brewers—and US Senator Jeff Merkley—rally against a potential union of the world's two biggest beer empires, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller.

07/22/2016 By Ramona DeNies

Food and Drink Events

Vegan Iron Chef Returns with a Summer of (Meatless) Brunch

The local nonprofit teams up with hotspots like Sweet Hereafter, the Sudra, and Victoria Bar for a six-stop breakfast series.

07/22/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Restaurant and Bar Updates

PREAM, Muselet, and the Bent Brick Call It Quits, Plus More PDX Food News

… including a flashy Ava Gene’s acquisition and Pickathon’s new dinner series.

07/18/2016 By Michelle Porter

Food News

10 Ways Whole Foods’ 365 Ups the Grocery Game

The new Lake Oswego market offers lower prices than traditional Whole Foods stores—plus a robot that makes tea.

07/14/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Good Eats

Goodbye, Juice Cleanse! Hello, Raw Vegan Meal Delivery!

Portland company Forelle delivers fresh, plant-based meals to your door.

07/13/2016 By Molly Woodstock

BREAKING NEWS

Natural Wine-Focused Restaurant Dame Announces Head Chef

An acolyte of Seattle's top talents, from Ethan Stowell to Renee Erickson, will head the NE Killingsworth kitchen with Mediterranean- and European-influenced plates.

07/12/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

WEEKLY PLANNER

Breakside Brewery Hosts a Luau, Riesling Invades the City, and More Portland Food Events

… including this year’s Chef in My Garden dinners, a Beast/Han Oak collaboration, and a posthumous book tour from the late, great Marcella Hazan.

07/11/2016 By Michelle Porter

GET OUT

Feast on Summer’s Bounty at This Weekend’s Oregon Berry Festival

These superfoods can help prevent cancer, arthritis, heart disease, and memory loss… and they taste great in coffee cake, too!

07/11/2016 By Kailla Coomes

GOOD EATS

Explore Global Plant-Based Eats at Portobello's Summer Pop-Up Series

Reserve a spot for Japanese onigiri, Mexican enfrijoladas, Northwest "performance pairings," and dishes by San Francisco's S&M Vegan.

07/11/2016 By Molly Woodstock

FIRST LOOK

Inside Southeast Hawthorne’s Poke Mon

Eat Beat has the inside scoop on the poke-centric eatery, with make-your-own bowls and local toppers, Choi’s Kimchi to Ota Tofu.

07/07/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Destination Dining: Vashon Island’s Bramble House

Top Chef contestant Lia Lira returns home with a “modern American” restaurant that fuses global influences with island rusticity.

07/06/2016 By Ramona DeNies

Restaurant and Bar Updates

Hop & Vine Closes, Kachka's Happy Hour Grows, Tanner Goods Introduces the Wayback, and More PDX Food News

... including Bluehour's new weekend brunch, Broth Bar's second location, and a cameo by the Kosher Burrito.

06/28/2016 By Michelle Porter and Ramona DeNies

BREAKING NEWS

Next Up for Holdfast: Casual Mondays with Hotshot Barman Adam Robinson

Deadshot at Holdfast—launching July 25—does a 180 on the fine dining concept, with à la carte plates, Asian-inflected drinks, and absolutely no reservations.

06/28/2016 By Ramona DeNies

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Chef Aaron Barnett on Ego, Offal, and the Next Big Threat for Portland Restaurants

The chef of St. Jack and La Moule has spent a decade in Portland, seeing it become a city where "kidneys sell like crack." Now he sees the restaurant world changing around him.

06/27/2016 By Ramona DeNies