Hit List

The Unofficial Guide to Portland’s Best U-Pick Apple Orchards

We’ve narrowed down the region’s autumnal offerings, with great mountain views, kid-friendly vibes, and rare varietals ripe for the picking.

10/05/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

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

GOOD EATS

Where to Eat and Shop for Indian Food in Beaverton

A look at the metro area's standout Indian markets and eateries—and why they all lie west of Portland.

07/20/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD FINDER

Bring Some Scandinavian Holidays Home with Beaverton's Scandia Imports

Whether you've got roots in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland or simply love Nordic flavors, this sweet shop will stock you up.

12/16/2014 By Sara Rangel

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

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Oils & Spices

Take a tour of the local spice trade with salty sage Mark Bitterman.

08/23/2012 By Rachel Ritchie

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Seafood

Local culinary enthusiasts seeking outstanding oysters would do well to follow our expert explorers.

08/23/2012 By Benjamin Tepler With Camille Grigsby-Rocca

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Meat

All good carnivores should know where to get their fix—and how to fix it.

08/23/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Destination Markets

For these food impresarios, grocery shopping isn’t just business. It’s personal.

08/23/2012 By Karen Brooks With Benjamin Tepler

Food Lover's Guide to Portland

The Food Lover's Guide to Global Foods

Mexican cuisine is soaring in popularity. So where can we find the finest and freshest ingredients?

08/23/2012 By Karen Brooks

Market Watch

Around the World on Barbur Blvd.

Tripping through Barbur World Foods is a great way to travel cheaply.

06/25/2012 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

To Market, to Market

Summer hours at the big downtown Portland Farmers Market herald the true coming of spring!

04/10/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Grans and Slabs of Salt

Nothing is more basic than salt, and yet the varieties are endless.

12/26/2011 By Kristin Belz

Pantry

New Grocery: Salt, Fire, &Time

With an emphasis on seasonal, local foods made in a traditional peasant method (read: heavy on butter and fermented veggies), this new grocery makes and teac...

06/06/2011 By Amara Holstein

Cook This Now

The Wednesday Downtown Market is Back With a Bounty of Asparagus and Artichokes

Putting winter to rest in the Northwest feels so good. Head downtown to the park blocks on Wednesdays and fill your market bag with spring’s bounty of ...

05/03/2011 By Teri Gelber