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 Tuck 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 Tuck 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 Tuck 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

GOOD EATS

Is Oregon-Farmed Seaweed the Superfood of the Future?

Dig into some bacon of the sea.

06/24/2016 Photography by Hannah Wallace

BREAKING NEWS

Maritime Scraps Its Seafood Cart, Hints at Future Brick-and-Mortar

The sustainable seafood CSA truck from former Le Pigeon chef de cuisine Andrew Mace will splinter into a series of lunches, dinners, and cooking classes around town, with big plans for 2018.

06/23/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Fifty Licks to Open Second Shop on E Burnside

The cart-born ice cream operation will expand to the busy restaurant turf around 28th Avenue.

06/22/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

WEEKLY PLANNER

Han Oak Does Dinner, Belgian Beer Lovers Collide, and More Portland Food Events

… including the sixth annual Saké Fest, a cider dinner at Aviary, and Pinolo Gelato’s first birthday.

06/21/2016 By Michelle Porter

THE GRAPEVINE

'Shut Up and Eat Your Vegetables' at Tesóaria

The N Williams tasting room now offers vegan wine dinners every Thursday.

06/20/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

BREAKING NEWS

'Neo-Bistro' Rue to Open on SE Ankeny

The growing food neighborhood of East Burnside that includes Le Pigeon, Marukin Ramen, and Nong’s adds a new player to the mix.

06/16/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Ashland’s Sammich Food Truck Finds a Home

The cult-favorite pastrami sandwich slinger will set up shop on West Burnside.

06/14/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

THE FUTURE

A Handful of Portland’s Best Restaurants Ban Tipping

With America’s gratuity-free movement gaining momentum, local bigwigs like Le Pigeon and Navarre join the tide.

06/13/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Pizza Jerk Closes Indefinitely after Fire, Simpatica Ends 12-Year Brunch Run, and More PDX Food News

… including Spielman Bagels' new Division location, Ned Ludd’s summer plans, and the Oregonian’s restaurant of the year.

06/13/2016 By Michelle Porter