Word of Mouth

One of the Country’s Few Wagashi Experts Lives in Portland

Gena Renaud crafts intricate, time-consuming Japanese confections.

01/21/2020 By Karen Brooks

Love Shack

Garrett Benedict Puts Heart and Soul into "Reverse Steakhouse" G-Love

At the veg-centric restaurant, protein dishes still shine.

01/21/2020 By Karen Brooks Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Hometown Pride

Oregon Brings Home 21 Good Food Awards

At the Oscars of artisan foodstuffs, we reliably medal.

01/20/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Food News

Kyay Oh, a New Noodle Soup Shop from Top Burmese, Will Open on January 23

The namesake dish will take center stage on NW 21st Ave.

01/13/2020 By Marty Patail

Healthy Eating

6 Portland Spots to Make Good on Your Healthy Eating Resolutions

Eating well doesn’t have to be a compromise.

01/13/2020 By Eat Beat Team

Breaking News

Portland’s Beloved 180 Xurros & Xocolata Gets a New Lease on Life, Literally

In February, Ataula’s Jose Chesa will reprise a mini-version of his seriously missed xurro and drinking chocolate shop inside downtown’s new Hyatt Centric hotel

01/08/2020 By Karen Brooks

Word of Mouth

Portland Chefs Reveal their Secret Projects and Predictions for 2020

Salt and pepper on your table: in. Shitty bar food: out.

01/02/2020 By Karen Brooks

Nooners

10 Portland Lunches We Can’t Stop Eating

Portland’s collective brunch trance is ending. The golden age of workday lunching has arrived.

12/31/2019 By Benjamin Tepler With Karen Brooks and Kelly Clarke

Recipe

Up Your Nut Butter Game with Three Recipes from Ground Up

Did you know you can smuggle nut butters into Indian curries and Scandi baked goods?

12/31/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Food News

Kachka Lavka Brings Eastern European Groceries to the Central Eastside

Herring-packed Lunchables? Say no more.

12/31/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Food Event Spotlight

The Suttle Lodge Pulls in Major National Talent for Its 2020 Guest Chef Series

The best eating of the year will happen in the Deschutes National Forest, apparently.

12/10/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Pok Pok’s Andy Ricker Will Open Ping Yang Pow in December

The Thai food luminary is transforming the upstairs of Pok Pok NW into an intimate spot for charcoal-grilled cooking.

12/06/2019 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Star Chef Gregory Gourdet Will Open His Own Restaurant in 2020 … At Last

The face of downtown’s swanky Departure restaurant will put his Haitian roots front and center in a 60-seat, globally seasoned, wood-fired concept late next year.

11/29/2019 By Karen Brooks

Holiday Eats

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Restaurants That Accept Walk-Ins

... plus a stuffing recipe to rule all stuffing recipes.

11/26/2019 By Olivia Wolf

Pie High

Gracie’s New Haven–Inspired Pizzeria in St. Johns Is Worth the Drive

Two key things make Gracie’s worth a trip across town: the crunch and the sauce.

11/26/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Word of Mouth

Food Critic Karen Brooks on 2019's Best Dishes You Never Heard Of

Why you need to know about babka waffles and roti with creamed corn curry...

11/26/2019 Photography by Karen Brooks

Guerre de Brunch

The Great French Brunch Smackdown: St. Jack vs. Bistro Agnes

From pain perdu to croque madame, we test two Portland French restaurants’ morning mettle. Who will come out on top?

11/26/2019 By Karen Brooks