The sustainable sushi spot turns to the trendy Hawaiian staple.
'Tude with Our China
From 1978 to 1997, this idiosyncratic downtown boîte was the epicenter of Portland culture.
EAT THIS NOW
Portland’s cart version of Ashland’s cult-worshipped Sammich serves up a magical Montreal-style sandwich.
It’s a golden age for delicious, locally made (or internationally procured) foodstuffs. Stock up.
Even toddler fungiphiles must be tight-lipped.
Lily Raff McCaulou
Come for the haute-rustic dining, stay for the Thriftway.
Oregon’s Poda Foods makes cricket powder that is edible, sustainable, and nutritious (and, apparently, mild in flavor).
WHAT WE ATE
How did we conquer the food world? We chronicle more than a century of Portland dining.
WORD OF MOUTH
From ‘80s bagel punks to gazillion-dollar flops.
From Henry Thiele’s German pancakes to Lucy Brennan’s avocado daiquiri, here’s how to eat (and drink) your way through Portland history.
Benjamin Tepler, Kelly Clarke, and Karen Brooks
Best Restaurants 2016
THE NEXT ROUND
RISE AND DINE
Before it became a chic bike thoroughfare, N Williams was a compact universe of black-owned businesses.
Cory Schreiber, Philippe Boulot, Cathy Whims, Greg Higgins, and Vitaly Paley embody the mission of Oregon’s original locavore.
THE TABLE SETTER
Michael Vidor—the man behind L’Auberge, Genoa, and Tanuki—replaced stodge with bohemian, come-as-you-are excellence.
In the ‘90s, the most mythical of Portland restaurants ruled over NW 21st and Glisan.
Michael Hebb and Naomi Pomeroy redefined the city’s old-world restaurant order.
Here are the wild spots, rule breakers, lost treasures, and unforgettable dishes that forged our food culture.
Karen Brooks, Molly Woodstock, and Michael Zusman
Ashley Marti/Local Haven
… including a charity event to fight childhood hunger, the 12th annual Organic Beer Fest, and PFA’s Grand Aioli dinner.
Eat Beat has the first look at the vegetable-forward Middle Eastern spot, courtesy of Ava Gene’s owner Joshua McFadden and his A-list crew.
The plant-based Portland stalwart plans to open a location in the Gateway neighborhood, at NE Halsey and 111th.
The determinedly mellow Oregon Brewery Running series starts this fall.