A State of Hunger

Hunger in Oregon, by the Numbers

Why does our state rank so high in food insecurity? Here's a look at the stats.

02/27/2018 By Fiona McCann and Christine Menges

Hunger in Oregon

What Happens When Portland Kids Go Hungry?

Oregon ranks 13th in the nation for food insecurity. So who feeds many local children? The schools.

02/27/2018 By Fiona McCann

PDXplosion

Portland Brands Are Taking Over the US

From coffee to haircuts, local businesses go big.

02/27/2018 By Stephen Phillips

Fancy Feasts

A Portland Pet Food Brand Goes Full Locavore

The sustainable line of products includes gluten-free biscuits and camping-friendly meal pouches.

02/27/2018 By Amy Martin

Bars

The Pearl Is About to Get a Drake-Friendly Music Lounge

River Pig's Ramzy Hattar is planning Zizou—an 8,000-square-foot music lounge in the recently vacated Oba space.

02/23/2018 By Chad Walsh

Food Event Spotlight

Portland Mercado Chefs Serve 4 Pop-Up Dinners in March

Posole parties to arepa blowouts, special meals from Latino-owned carts come to pop-up hub Feastly PDX.

02/20/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Openings

DC Vegetarian’s Brick-and-Mortar Sandwich Shop Now Open on Division

Meanwhile, the flagship downtown food cart plans to close … someday.

02/19/2018 By Molly Woodstock

Breaking News

Sellwood's Either/Or Expands to N Williams

The freewheeling coffee shop, mocktail lab, and chai factory will morph into a bar with a full menu in May.

02/19/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Hometown Pride

Oregon Scores 18 Semifinalist Nominations at 2018 James Beard Awards

It’s another landslide year for Portland chefs, restaurateurs, and wine aficionados.

02/15/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

News to Chew

Bamboo Does Brunch, Wild Abandon Shutters, and More PDX Food News

… including yet another new brunch at Bar Casa Vale, a reboot at Shizuku by Chef Naoko, and new digs for Holdfast and Deadshot.

02/14/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Bollywood Theater’s Troy MacLarty to Launch Churchgate Station Supper Club

The Chez Panisse alum heads back to the kitchen this summer for an intimate new supper club, next to his popular Mumbai street-food emporium on SE Division.

02/13/2018 By Karen Brooks

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: Feb 7–14

Eye-popping hotcakes at Proud Mary and rose-honey-filled pita sandwiches at Ya Hala are your required eating for the week.

02/07/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Breaking News

Xico’s Playful Mexican Kitchen Adds Lunch

SE Division’s house of fresh-ground corn tortillas, detailed salsas, and killer drinking chocolate opens for a midday meal.

02/05/2018 By Karen Brooks

V Day

The Valentine’s Day 2018 Hit List

If it were our money, these are the five places we’d take our honeys.

02/05/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Hit List

Where to Get Takeout for Super Bowl LII

Patriots? Eagles? What is sportsball? One thing we can all agree on: we need to eat. Here are 5 great options for the big day.

01/30/2018 By Eat Beat Team

First Impressions

Vivienne Kitchen & Pantry Rolls Out New, Homey Dinner

The Hollywood brunch mainstay debuts a delicious, unfussy evening menu.

01/30/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Beans N Vines

Gorge on Chili and Wine at Southeast Wine Collective’s Franc & Beans Cook-Off

The Division Street urban winery celebrates the winter pairing you never knew you needed: spicy stew and Cabernet Franc.

01/30/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Dining Guide

18 Portland Restaurants for a Romantic Night Out

Planning a date with that special someone? Peep this list first.

01/30/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Word of Mouth

Prediction: Sammich Will Win This Year's World Series of Pastrami

The Portland sandwich shop serves smoked meats, loaded fries, and plenty of profanity.

01/30/2018 By Karen Brooks

Pour

Go Beyond the Cheese Plate at These Portland Wine Bars

Oui Wine Bar and Park Avenue Fine Wines put a premium on food.

01/30/2018 By Benjamin Tepler