Pear of Kings

Harry & David Pears Are Picked in August and Taste Perfect in November. How?

Here's how the Medford mail-order company cheats the calendar.

07/10/2017 By Meagan Nolan

Tall Boy

Meet the Portland Guy Who Invented PBR’s Hipster Cred

Matt Slessler is "national brand ambassador" for Pabst Blue Ribbon. How'd he score the sweet gig?

07/10/2017 By Jason Cohen

Restaurant Openings

Homegrown Smoker Opens Vegan Barbecue Restaurant in St. Johns

Head to the former Proper Eats space for seitan burgers, mac-'n'-cheese burritos, and tofu fish and chips.

07/07/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Beer

Get Ready for August's Total Eclipse with an Insane Beer Festival

On August 5, Portland Monthly throws a beer bash for the astronomical event of the century (barring an asteroid or doomsday solar flare).

07/06/2017 By Marty Patail

Food Event Spotlight

Acclaimed Chef Matt Lightner Teams Up with Langbaan for Dinner July 26

The former Castagna chef—a double Michelin star holder—jumps into the kitchen of Portland’s Thai hot spot for a night of intrigue. This could be the dinner of 2017.

07/05/2017 By Karen Brooks

The City's Best

7 Can't-Miss Portland Bars

Our impressive annual rainfall inspires an equally remarkable drinking scene. Begin imbibing here.

06/30/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

The City's Best

Your Guide to Portland's Essential Food Markets

From seafood to sausage, cheese to chocolate, here's where locals pick up the good stuff.

06/30/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke

Starter Kit

5 Must-Eat Portland Dishes

From game-changing ice cream to the best Thai chicken and rice imaginable, here are the local eats you can't miss.

06/30/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

Eat Here Now

A Newcomer's Guide to Portland's Essential Restaurants

Shout it loud: Portland’s scrappy food scene punches way above its weight. Want to dive in? Start here.

06/30/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Jose Chesa’s Spanish-Modern Restaurant Chesa Has Closed

The Ataula chef and partner Cristina Baez gambled on an ambitious, paella-centric restaurant on NE Broadway last year. It didn’t turn out as expected.

06/28/2017 By Karen Brooks

Eat Here Now

10 Ways to Gorge on Portland's Early-Summer Fruit Haul

Including pickled rhubarb at Departure, Ox's barbecued strawberries on rib eye, a broody blackberry cocktail, and marionberry handpies.

06/28/2017 By Caitlin Medearis

Happenings

Fashion and Food Come Together to Benefit Ronald McDonald House

Downtown shop WM Goods collaborates with lifestyle blogger Alison Wu for a charity event.

06/27/2017 By Anyi Wong-Lifton

Food News

Sterling Coffee Roasters Will Relocate to a Larger Space This Fall

Portland’s tiny outpost of coffee perfection will triple in size at its new NW 21st Avenue digs, cult cappuccinos in tow.

06/27/2017 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

An Indie Chocolate Shop Opens Inside Artisan Fro-Yo Star Eb & Bean

This is, indeed, the most adorable Portland food story ever.

06/27/2017 By Karen Brooks

Weekly Planner

Salsa-Making Class at Xico, La Ruta Spanish Food Festival, and More PDX Food Events

… including a Japanese baking class, OP sausage collaborations, and a fried seafood and cocktail pop-up.

06/22/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat Here Now

Taste Test: Wailua Shave Ice

We scooped our way through downtown’s new shave ice import.

06/22/2017 By Eat Beat Team

First Impressions

The Country Cat Shows Its Healthy Side

The famously heavy Americana brunch spot goes on a health kick with its weekday-only Ferne + Holly pop-up.

06/22/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Beer Me

First Look: Ale Apothecary’s New Tasting Room

Bend’s über-small-batch, sour ale brewery opens its doors to the public.

06/21/2017 By Meagan Nolan

First Impressions

Is PaaDee’s New Issan Menu Portland’s Next Thai Food Breakout?

Earl Ninsom dives into the cuisine of Northeastern Thailand next door to his acclaimed Langbaan on SE 28th Avenue.

06/20/2017 By Karen Brooks

Summer Sweets

Is Gregory Gourdet Making the Desserts of Summer?

The Departure chef unleashes a gothy coconut ash sundae stunner, and readies an ice cream cone lineup for sunny day domination.

06/19/2017 By Kelly Clarke