Restaurant Review

Is Din Tai Fung's New Portland Outpost Worth the Hype?

The soup dumpling chain has a global following. Now it's landed at Washington Square mall.

02/26/2019 By Karen Brooks

Back to Basics

A New Portland Grocery Store Wants to Help You Feel Better

Yes, Basics Market sells food. But it puts the focus on cooking demos and nutrition classes.

02/26/2019 By Emma Luthy

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: Feb 19–26

Blue-collar sandwiches at the Baker’s Mark and breakfast burritos at Santo Domingo are your must-eats for the week.

02/19/2019 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

Aviary’s Secret Tiki Menu Is an Antidote to Winter Chill

Munch on Crab Rangoon and sip Painkillers all month long.

02/12/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Wine News

The Van Duzer Corridor Is Oregon's Newest Wine Region. Was the Drama Worth It?

It took eight years and congressional intervention to create the Van Duzer Corridor: Oregon's 19th viticultural area. Will winemakers actually use the designation?

02/12/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Beer

35-Year-Old Bridgeport Brewing Is Turning Off Its Taps

Portland's oldest remaining brewery is gone for good. The Pearl District brewpub will be open until March 10.

02/12/2019 By Marty Patail

Cookbooks

Q&A: Salt & Straw’s Flavor Maestro Tyler Malek

Portland’s dominant ice cream force will release its first cookbook in April. We sat down with the company’s longtime co-owner to talk crazy flavors, xanthan gum, and the future of S&S.

02/11/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Modernist Berlu to Swing Doors Open on SE Belmont in Early Spring

Plus, the chef behind pop-up Jolie Laide holds a series of Thai-inspired dinners this month.

02/06/2019 By Karen Brooks

V-Day 2019

Valentine’s Day 2019: 10 Places to Eat Your Heart Out

Dreamy Francophile inventions to sustainable surf and turf, Portland chefs turn the Hallmark holiday into a creative cooking bonanza.

01/30/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Breaking News

Nodoguro’s New Project Is a Healthful Japanese Café by Day and a Vinyl Jazz Salon by Night

Tonari and Peter Cat will launch on SE Belmont in late spring.

01/30/2019 By Karen Brooks

Wellness: Get Smart

Welcome to Portland's Brainiest Bar Trivia Nights

Added bonus? They all benefit local nonprofits.

01/29/2019 By Rachel Saslow

Eat Here Now

With Giraffe, the Biwa Folks Take On the Japanese Grocery

Located inside Cargo, it's one of the central city's few places to find Japanese groceries, snacks, and baked treats.

01/29/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Word of Mouth

Gado Gado’s Noodle-Centric Pop-Up Is Going Places

Southeast Asian influences and a healthy dose of “what the hell, we’re having fun” make it one to watch.

01/29/2019 By Karen Brooks

Recipes

This Potpie Recipe from Urdaneta Is a Potent Love Potion

Consume at your own risk.

01/29/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat & Drink

Kitchen Consequential

Drugs and booze nearly gutted a generation of Portland's best chefs. Now they're setting the table for sober kitchen culture.

01/29/2019 By Karen Brooks Illustrations by Molly Mendoza

Culture

In Portland, Drag Brunches Are a Thing

An order of bacon and legs, please.

01/29/2019 By Allison Place

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: Jan 23–29

Corned beef at Broder and wood-fired beets at Bar West are your required eating for the week.

01/23/2019 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

Zero Waste Dinners, Shuck Oyster Festival, and More PDX Food Events

... including a Prohibition-themed party at Circa 33, a bluefin tuna dinner, and discounts for government employees.

01/23/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Beer

Widmer's North Portland Brewpub Closes After Almost 23 Years

"With ... increased competition, we have struggled to make the pub financially sustainable," the company said in a Facebook post.

01/22/2019 By Marty Patail

Breaking News

Playful Southeast Asian Pop-Up Gado Gado Finds a Brick-and-Mortar Home

This spring, expect handmade noodles, curries, and dim sum in the Hollywood neighborhood.

01/16/2019 By Karen Brooks