News to Chew

Holiday Moves Downtown, Paiche Closes, and More PDX Food News

… including a new coffee shop in North Portland, the Hoxton’s new rooftop taco bar, and the shuttering of Pollos a la Brasa El Inka.

01/09/2019 By Eat Beat Team

Breaking News

Little Bird Bistro Unveils New Menu and Chef

Le Pigeon and Canard are Portland food stars. Now, famed chef Gabriel Rucker and wine maven Andy Fortgang are sharpening the focus on their downtown bistro.

01/07/2019 By Karen Brooks

Year in Review

3 Last-Minute Restaurant Closures of 2018

The death toll rises.

12/31/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Word of Mouth

Portland's High Priest of the Cheese Counter Offers Her Top Fromage Tips

Meet Katie Eshleman, your cheese consigliere.

12/21/2018 By Karen Brooks

Recipes

Make Sweedeedee's Legendary Corn Cakes at Home

No brunch lines required.

12/21/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Review

At Bernstein's, a Pair of Musical Nerds Make the Best Bagels in Portland

They're each slow-risen, hand-rolled, boiled, blistered, and good enough to step into the ring on the Lower East Side.

12/21/2018 By Karen Brooks

Eat Here Now

Little Italy Lands at a New Bakery in Lents

Bella's Italian Bakery and Market brings Godfather-level pastries and focaccia to Southeast Portland.

12/21/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Hidden Portland: Eat This Now

4 Under-the-Radar Portland Food Scores

Lobster rolls to Indian spices, don't sleep on these finds.

12/21/2018 By Brian Barker, Fiona McCann, and Benjamin Tepler

Hidden Portland: Secret Spots

Portland's Best Basements, Back Rooms, Attics, and Hideaways

Here are some of the city's most out-of-the-way spots to eat, drink, or just be mysterious.

12/21/2018 By Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, Margaret Seiler, and Benjamin Tepler

Bowled Over

This New Seasons Impulse Buy? It's Local.

Land Bird's tiny porcelain vessels are hand-thrown in Wren, Oregon.

12/21/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Food Event Spotlight

Get Ready for the Northwest's First Basque-Style Cidery

Son of Man, based in Cascade Locks, taps its first wild cider in February. To that, we say txotx!

12/19/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Year in Review

The 10 Biggest Restaurant Openings and Closings of 2018

It was a bullish year for Portland eating.

12/19/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Booze

Ryan Reynolds Drops Hilarious New Ad for Portland-Made Aviation Gin

"An American original ... now owned by a Canadian."

12/13/2018 By Marty Patail

Hotel Openings

Woodlark Hotel Now Open, Just in Time for Kolaches and Winter Cocktails

Woodlark is two hotels in one, plus a downtown outpost of Good Coffee, a history-heavy cocktail bar, and—finally!—Doug Adams's Texas-style meat palace, Bullard.

12/12/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Just Opened

Curio-Cute Japanese Deli and Market Giraffe Opens Inside Cargo

Former Biwa co-owner Gabe Rosen brings bento boxes, home cooking staples, and coveted Oyatsupan baked goods to the Central Eastside.

12/12/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Sneak Peek

At Soon-to-Open Pink Rabbit, the Cocktail Menu Is Literally Song Lyrics by the National

Star barista Billy Wilson and GQ-lauded mixologist Tyler Stevens bonded over rock music and album art. Their new Pearl District project? Just add booze.

12/11/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Holiday Goodness

The 2018 Portland Food Lover’s Gift Guide

Give hot sauces, tiki mugs, and cooking classes with star local chefs to the food-obsessed in your life.

12/11/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Breaking News

Eb & Bean to Open Third Location in Northwest Portland

The fro-yo revolutionary makes its west-side debut with more magic shell, ice cream sandwiches, and plenty of chocolate.

12/10/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat with Your Eyes

First Look: West Takes Over the Old Wildwood Digs

An iconic space gets new life after four years of nail-biting.

12/07/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Monster Banquet

Anthony Bourdain’s Final Graphic Novel Is a Grisly, Ghostly Tale

Hungry Ghosts, cowritten with longtime collaborator Joel Rose, was released by Dark Horse Comics four months after Bourdain’s 2018 death.

12/05/2018 By Fiona McCann