summer

Summer Cocktail Season Commences

Two drinks to celebrate our better season

06/05/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Culture Calendar

Weekend Wonders

A night at the Crystal, a day at the parade, and a graceful pas de deux

06/04/2009 By John Chandler

Summer Drinking

Lemonade Stand

Strawberries. Lemonade. And local vodka. I’m so there.

06/03/2009 By John Chandler

CoffeeRoasters

Portland Coffee Wars

Though still friendly, the competition heats up.

06/03/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain Was Here (at the Keller)

An evening with the ‘Kitchen Confidential’ author is one well spent.

05/29/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Trees

Happy hour bounty in the heart of downtown.

05/29/2009 By John Chandler

Cart Cuisine

Nong’s Khao Man Gai

My newest food cart addiction

05/28/2009 By Eat Beat Team

High Art

A Little More MST3K

Cinematic Titanic makes waves this weekend.

05/27/2009 By John Chandler

Restaurant

Four New Eateries Open in Portland

More sandwiches, more cocktails, and Portland’s first "dinerant"

05/27/2009 By Eat Beat Team

INTRODUCING...

Jade Teahouse & Patisserie

Nestled in the Southeast Portland haven of Sellwood is the bright and airy Jade Teahouse & Patisserie. Open since last fall, Jade Teahouse offers restaurant goers a rare blend of French-Vietnamese cuisine along with its famed pastry case.

05/26/2009 By Kaitlin Johnson

Pour

Taster’s Choice

Since opening Barista in February, Wilson has broken with the exclusive arrangement long held between roasters and coffee houses: he offers coffee from Stumptown alongside beans from other top artisan brands, such as Intelligentsia, Verve, and Ecco Caff&#

05/26/2009 By Lynette Sanchez

Portland Plated

Club Sandwich

With restaurants increasingly seen as shaky ventures, some of the city's most talented chefs have tossed aside their white coats and fancy kitchens to tinker with the lowly sandwich in the culinary equivalent of the tree house. But craftsmen like Ken Gord

05/26/2009 By Mike Thelin

Review

Street Cred

Ping is the latest venture from Pok Pok mastermind Andy Ricker. Ping insists on bringing Portlanders authenticity in its beguiling menu options. But unlike Pok Pok, Ping doesn't have standout dishes. What you'll find instead is an intriguing collection of

05/26/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Food

Simpatica Meat Market Opens Today

The long-awaited Laurelhurst Market is open for business.

05/20/2009 By Eat Beat Team

Makin' Dough

Flour Power

Making dough without gluten results in dough of another kind.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Recipe

Roasted Quince Compote

05/19/2009

Recipe

Clear Creek Distillery’s Egg Nog

Nuttin' but nog.

05/19/2009

Review

Fair Catch

Bamboo Sushi offers Portland restaurant goers a taste of sustainability. Founded on the philosophy of promoting sustainable fishing practices, Bamboo is now famously certified by the Green Restaurant Association as the first “green” sushi restaurant in th

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Cool Cocktails

Time in a Bottle

Hood River Distillers is the Northwest's oldest and largest liquor company. One of the last regional distilleries in the country, Hood River Distillers sold off most of its stills in the late sixties and hasn’t really used one since, though this might soo

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan