THE BIG CATCH

You Should Be Eating More Amazing Oregon Fish

Oregon’s coastal waters teem with unique seafood. So why isn’t it ending up in our restaurants?

05/23/2016 By Ramona DeNies

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Sangria Parties, Oyster Roasts, and More Portland Food Events

… including a feel-good fundraiser at Bollywood Theater, Memorial Day in wine country, and beer pairings at Chizu.

05/23/2016 By Michelle Porter

WORD OF MOUTH

Here’s Your Pine Street Market Cheat Sheet

Food critic Karen Brooks shares picks from Portland’s first food hall, packed with eats from eight celebrated local restaurateurs and counting.

05/19/2016 By Karen Brooks

FEAST 2016

Tickets Now On Sale for Feast 2016: “Fun-Size” Events, Latin-Themed Night Market, Awesome Chef Collaboration Dinners

Start training your stomach: the biggest food event of the year is only a few months away.

05/19/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BEER ME

The Ultimate Gluten-Free Beer Smackdown

Omission vs. Groundbreaker vs. Utah-based Uinta. We ranked these beers from best to worst.

05/18/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Marty Patail

FIRST LOOK

Nodoguro’s Lauded Japanese Dinners Begin New Chapter on SE Belmont

Portland Monthly’s 2015 Restaurant of the Year reopens May 18 in the former Genoa space. Eat Beat has the first peek inside.

05/18/2016 By Karen Brooks

GOOD EATS

Score a Free Acai Bowl at Moberi’s New PSU Outpost

The pedal-powered smoothie spot opens its first brick-and-mortar location Friday, May 20.

05/18/2016 By Molly Woodstock

FREE STUFF

20 Totally FREE Ways to Make This Your Best Portland Summer Ever

Leaving town this summer? Well, OK. But you're gonna miss all this free stuff—from a Nu Shooz show to JAW's three new plays to an actual screening of Jaws (plus so much more).

05/17/2016 By Ramona DeNies, Rebecca Jacobson, and Molly Woodstock

GOOD EATS

Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore Takes the Stress out of Modern Dinner Parties

Anna Thomas of 1972 classic The Vegetarian Epicure dishes on her crowd-pleasing new cookbook and shares a recipe for carrot and walnut cake.

05/12/2016 By Molly Woodstock

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Brunch at Thali Supper Club, WhiskeyTown USA (Win Two Free Tickets!), and More Portland Food Events

… including Restaurants for Raphael House, an “Ice Cream Seuss-Off,” and cookies-and-cream xurros at 180.

05/10/2016 By Eat Beat Team

BREAKING NEWS

Ashland’s Sammich to Open a Cart in Portland

The Chicago-style sandwich shop with a cult following will head north in June.

05/05/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Pine Street Market Opens Very, Very Softly

Eat Beat gets an early-bird look at Pine Street Market, with tastes from two star-studded new eateries: Trifecta Annex and Pollo Bravo. Let Stumptown's experimental food hall mania commence!

04/09/2016 By Kelly Clarke

OPENING WATCH

First Look inside Americano, a New Coffee and Vermouth Bar on East Burnside

A new watering hole from Hale Pele’s Blair Reynolds embraces Italy’s greatest exports.

03/28/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

WORD OF MOUTH

Han Oak Plays with Korean Cuisine, 180 Fries Up Spanish Xurros, and More to Check Out in April

From Peter Cho’s inventive prix fixe dinners to Jose Chesa’s pastry and paella, Portland Monthly food critic Karen Brooks dishes on the obsessions of the month.

03/25/2016 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

First Look and Menu Details for Ataula’s Sister Restaurant Chesa, Opening Next Week

Chef Jose Chesa gets serious with a design-savvy new dining room bursting with smoked paellas, modern tapas, and a major bar. Eat Beat has the first report.

02/16/2016 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

Ken Forkish Reveals New Details about Trifecta Annex at Pine Street Market

Unusual pies from Forkish’s forthcoming pizza cookbook and crazy croissants will rise from a tiny space inside Portland’s first food hall. Here’s why they matter.

02/03/2016 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

Salt & Straw Launching Soft Serve Ice Cream Concept, Wiz Bang Bar

It’s Dairy Queen turned upside down, Portland-style. Eat Beat has the first details on Kim and Tyler Malek’s new sit-down soft serve experience inside Pine Street Market, opening April 1.

01/28/2016 By Karen Brooks

GOOD EATS

Portland’s Famous Vegan BBQ Cart Finally Has a Brick-and-Mortar Location

Homegrown Smokehouse and Deli settles in next door to SW Jefferson's plant-based cheese shop.

12/03/2015 By Molly Woodstock

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

The Inside Scoop on Portland’s First Korean Food Festival

Local bigwigs, fusion specialists, and Beaverton institutions join forces for the city’s inaugural Korean food fest.

09/30/2015 By Katie Vaughan

COMEDY

Jim Gaffigan, Portland, and Food: a Love Story?

Six reasons why TV's king of clean comedy will find Portland a tasty stay.

07/16/2015 By Ramona DeNies