BEST OF THE CITY 2016

PDX Essentials: Quadrant by Quadrant, All the Things We Can’t Live Without

Secret beaches to art deco splendor to OG dive bars, here are some of our favorite things in every corner of Portland.

06/13/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

SUMMER EATS

On the Oregon Coast, Hyperlocal Farmers Markets Take Root

From organic beets to fresh Pacific oysters, produce markets in and around Tillamook add snap to your beach weekend.

06/07/2016 By Kailla Coomes

FARM FUNDING

Prairie Creek Farm Needs Our Help

The legendary organic farm from Joseph feeds some of the best kitchens in the city. Now, it’s on the ropes. Here’s how we can all pitch in.

05/25/2016 By Karen Brooks

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

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

COOKBOOKS

The Portland Farmers Market Cookbook Packs All Four Seasons into One Collection

Portland’s cultural fixture celebrates its 25th year with a cookbook featuring the city’s top chefs, artisans, farmers, and their recipes.

05/16/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

DIVE IN!

Beyond Halibut: Oregon Seafood You Must Eat Right Now

Black cod to gapers, bay shrimp to butter clams, here’s where to find—and how to prepare—the best of Oregon’s briny bounty.

05/13/2016 By Ramona DeNies and Kelly Clarke

GOOD EATS

Here’s Your Shopping List for the New Green Zebra Grocery

Green Zebra’s Lloyd District location is now open, complete with new snacks galore.

04/20/2016 By Molly Woodstock

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

BREAKING NEWS

Is A(nother) Vegan Grocery Store Opening in Portland?

Why nearly everything you’ve heard about German supermarket chain Veganz’s US expansion is wrong.

03/02/2016 By Molly Woodstock

FIRST LOOK

Inside Pastaworks' New Providore Fine Foods Market

The relocated flagship location of Pastaworks includes an oyster bar, florist, and Mediterranean-style chicken rotisserie.

02/10/2016 By Alex Keith

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

SHOP GLOBAL

A Shopper's Guide to Portland's Best International Markets

Explore the world—one bite at a time—at Portland's plethora of global markets, where local meals and ingredients become tasty travelogues.

08/24/2015 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Zach Dundas, Allison Jones, Marty Patail, Rachel Ritchie, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

GOURMET TO GO

The Perfect Portland Picnic

This summer, don’t leave home without a bountiful basket of local bites. Shakespeare in the park just got delicious.

08/01/2014 By Allison Jones

MARKET WATCH

Welcome, Winter Market

Recovery from the holiday haze of overindulgence is easier when it includes a trip through a calm, colorful winter farmers' market.

01/06/2013 By Kristin Belz

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Portland: The Shops

We've wrangled all of the local shops where you can find the ingredients for your own culinary conquests.

08/27/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Cheese

A cracker is downright useless without a gob of Gouda or a bite of Bleu. Pacific Northwest Cheese Project founder Tami Parr takes us a-whey!

08/23/2012 By Kasey Cordell

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Baked Goods

Our reverence for artisan bakery bounty borders on the fanatical.

08/23/2012 By Zach Dundas

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Sweets

Portlanders have a serious sweet tooth. Cheese Bar boss Steve Jones points out classy confections.

08/23/2012 By Rachel Ritchie With Karen Brooks