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News

The Roxy, Portland's 24-Hour Downtown Diner, Will Permanently Close March 20

Owner Suzanne Hale announced the closure on Facebook Wednesday evening.

03/17/2022 By Thom Hilton

Food News

Feast Portland Returns, Kate's Ice Cream Opens, and More

Feast Portland Returns, Kate's Ice Cream Opens, and more

03/17/2022 By Michelle Harris

Bars & Nightlife

Why a Northeast Alberta Pub is the Irishest Place in Portland

For St. Patrick’s Day—or any day you need a good chat and a pint of plain—you can’t beat T.C. O'Leary's.

03/17/2022 By Fiona McCann

Food News

These Are Portland's James Beard Award Finalists for 2022

The chef and restaurant finalists in food’s most prestigious awards were announced on March 16.

03/16/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Portland Restaurant Owners and Workers on Lifting the Mask Mandate

Some are embracing the opportunity to go mask-free, while for others, it’s pandemic precautions as usual.

03/16/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Restaurant Openings

Is Phuket Cafe Portland's Next Great Thai Restaurant?

A first look at the latest project from Thai food hitmaker Akkapong “Earl” Ninsom. Phuket will share a space with his acclaimed Langbaan, opening soon with live-fire charcoal pot stoves.

03/15/2022 By Karen Brooks

Restaurants

Once a Pandemic Dining Novelty, Streeteries Are Here to Stay in Portland

Permits for outdoor dining expansions will remain free through August 2022. Come September, individual restaurants will be required to pay permit fees.

03/14/2022 By Julia Silverman

Bakeries

9 Portland Pie Shops, Ranked

From a sweet shop in Hillsboro to vegan slices in downtown Portland, we dish on the best places for tantalizing fillings and buttery crust.

03/11/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News & Events

Threshold Brewing raises funds for Ukraine, a new Burmese restaurant opens, and More PDX Food News

Threshold Brewing raises funds for Ukraine, a new Burmese restaurant opens, and St. Patrick’s Day is upon us.

03/10/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food Carts

A Handmade Pasta Cart Is Coming to Killingsworth Street

Meliora Pasta is bringing not-so-traditional pasta like braised beef ravioli with coconut sauce, salsa macha, lime, and mint to Killingsworth Street.

03/07/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Cocktails

The Best Local Spots to Sip Espresso Martinis Like a '90s Boss

From Teardrop Lounge to The Sapphire Hotel, these local spots are putting their own spin on the classic '90s cocktail.

03/07/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News & Events

Portland Food News and Events: March 3-10

Takibi introduces a tasting menu, Paladin Pie’s pizza cart opens, 10 Barrel raises funds for the new Rose Haven Women’s Shelter, and more.

03/03/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Restaurant Review

Vietnamese Food Goes Rogue at Portland's Berlu

From a reimagined bánh xèo to a bold honeycomb cake with caviar and coconut cream, Vince Nguyen's tasting menu is a must-know, must-go situation.

03/03/2022 By Karen Brooks Photography by Thomas Teal

Food Events

Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Last Minute

Looking for king cake, po’ boys, and beads? These spots in and around Portland are providing all the Mardi Gras vibes.

03/01/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Eat This Now

4 Noodle Dishes to Eat Now

Where to find plates of warm, doughy comfort, from fish sauce spaghetti and meatballs to spicy beef noodle soup in the Rose City.

02/25/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

These 7 Portland Chefs and Restaurants Are James Beard Award Semifinalists

Berlu's Vince Nguyen, Gado Gado's Thomas Pisha-Duffly, and Magna's Carlo Lamagna are in the running for Best Chef: Northwest and Pacific.

02/23/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

First-Look Review

Acclaimed Han Oak Reopens with Hot Pot, Caviar, and Korean Chips

After nearly two years on hiatus, Portland's fun-loving Korean restaurant returns with a new concept

02/23/2022 By Karen Brooks

Hot Take

Can Portland Hold Onto Its Doughnut Crown?

After eating some stellar donuts in Miami—which were featured in a limited-run batch of Salt & Straw ice cream—I have my doubts.

02/18/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Let's Do Lunch

Mayo Madness: In Search of the World's Best Mayonnaise

Trail Blazers reporter Brooke Olzendam, Justin Hintze of Jojo, and others taste nine mayos with a whole pile of hot jojos. Who will win?

02/18/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Let's Do Lunch

Chow Down on Portland's 11 Best Sandwiches

From duck confit to eggplant muffulettas to banh mi, these are the best sandwiches in all of Portland.

02/17/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Conner Reed, Michael Novak, and Fiona McCann