Food News

Food News

The Rice Bowl Posse Delivers Free Meals to AAPI Seniors

The owners of Mama Dút, Bing Mi, Matta, Kim Jong Grillin', and Stabs are cooking meals for Portland seniors in the community.

08/11/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Quaintrelle Will Reopen August 29

The funky, fun fine dining restaurant will open in its new location in Southeast Portland later this month.

08/06/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Beer Festivals

PickleFest Brings Beer & Baseball Together

Level, Away Days, Modern Times, and other breweries join the Gherkins and Rosebuds for a doubleheader.

08/06/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Food News

Some PDX Bars & Restaurants Require Vax for Indoor Dining

As calls for more safety measures grow with the rise of Delta, we asked restaurant and bar owners requiring vaccination to share their experiences.

08/05/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Local Flavor

Los Roast Brings the Taste, Smell, and Culture of New Mexico Green Chile to Portland

Catch these freshly roasted green chiles in St. Johns while you can.

07/29/2021 By Zoe Baillargeon

Breaking News

Baon Kainan, Portland’s New Filipino-American Food Cart, Is 'Not Your Tita’s Cooking'

Seattleites Ethan and Geri Leung weave traditional home cooking, cheffy twists, breakdancing philosophy, and a love of American fast food.

07/28/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food Business

Meat? Cheese? Home Delivery? Enter Charcuterie Me

Nai Zhao’s charcuterie delivery service brings that fancy board piled with cured meats and gourmet cheeses to your own home.

07/23/2021 By Nick Campigli

Breaking News

A New Middle Eastern and Korean-Influenced Restaurant from a Lazy Bear and Aziza Alum Opens in Southeast Portland

Chef Brian Han pairs Okinawan purple sweet potatoes with ume tzatziki and shiso chermoula.

07/19/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Restaurants

República’s New Tasting Menu Showcases Mexican Ingredients, from Escamoles to Huitlacoche

The five-course dinner might showcase amaranth, ant larvae, or corn smut, served with a side of culinary history.

07/14/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Feast Portland Will Return This Summer

Rather than flying in chefs from across the country, the smaller scale Feast Portland is all about showcasing local talent.

06/21/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Derby Kenton 2.0 Unleashes Tropical Cocktails, Smash Burgers, and Filipino-Inspired Brunch

For her second North Portland act, Filipino American restaurateur Judith Stokes will unleash her vision of food and hospitality—drag bingo and live jazz in tow.

06/16/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food News

YāYā, A New Micah Camden-Backed Joint, Will Bring Cantonese Barbecue to NE Alberta

Camden and Chinese American former journalist and barbecue enthusiast Steve Chin plan to open the restaurant June 23.

06/15/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Bar Culture

McMenamins’ Cosmic Tripsters Have a New Clubhouse

Passport stamps have been hard to obtain in the pandemic, but the local brewery-hotel-pub chain has a new way to reward those who persevered.

06/02/2021 By Leah Altman

Bakery

Kimura Toast Bar’s Japanese Basque Cheesecake Is Ready to Conquer Portland

Kayoko Kaye unleashes her own version of the cult food phenom.

05/26/2021 By Karen Brooks

Top Chef

Born-and-Raised Portlander Gabriel Pascuzzi Talks ‘Top Chef’

The chef-owner of Mama Bird, Stacked Sandwich Shop, and the soon-to-come Feel Good talks about life on reality TV.

05/24/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Top Chef

Sara Hauman Dishes on Her Time at 'Top Chef' Portland

One of our local cheftestants kissed a lucky fish, won over judges with eggplant yogurt, and shared her dreams of opening a boutique seafood cannery.

05/21/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Top Chef

‘Top Chef’ Season 18 Recap, Episodes 5–7: Playing Ketchup

A quickfire recap of the past few episodes.

05/19/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Oma's Hideway Opens with Chinese-Malaysian Street Foods, Char Siu Pork Platters, and Mai Tai Slushies

The owners of Portland's acclaimed Gado Gado open a new spin-off, with cocktail collaborations from Eem wiz Eric Nelson.

05/19/2021 By Karen Brooks

Coming Attraction

Nico’s Ice Cream Blends Up New Zealand-Style Real Fruit Ice Cream

Nico Vergara, a former manager at Zeds Ice Cream, is going solo—with fun collaborations with local businesses and nonprofits.

05/13/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Smith Teamaker’s New Cafe Will Serve Masala Chai Morning Buns and Rose-Pistachio Rubble

With tea-infused Grano Bakery pastries, breakfast cups, bowls, and cookies, culinary consultant Karl Holl wants to create “a new tea time.”

05/12/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton