Cheap Eats

Cheap Eats 2017: 30 Portland Dishes That Will Break Your Mind—But Not Your Budget

Family-style Korean stews. Mood-altering chicken and jojos. A world of dumplings and $1 sushi delivered by a tiny train. Time to eat your way, wallet intact, across the city's rollicking food scene.

04/17/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Eden Dawn, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, Margaret Seiler, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

Big Bird

Irving Street Kitchen Now Delivers Its Succulent Fried Chicken to Your Home

The Pearl District restaurant chauffeurs buckets of one of the city’s best fried birds to your doorstep.

04/17/2017 By Elise Herron

Hit List

Portland’s Best Fried Chicken

Sandwiched in a bun, served with spice-dusted jojos, or piled in a to-go bucket, these seven eateries set the bar for deep-fried poultry.

04/12/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Food News

Vegan Landmark Proper Eats in St. Johns to Shutter at End of April

The old-school vegan eatery will be replaced by another local plant-based icon, Homegrown Smoker Vegan BBQ.

04/12/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Bars

Ground Kontrol Arcade's Long-Awaited Expansion Now Open

Stepping inside is like infiltrating the arctic lair of some supervillain—except with Pac-Man!

04/12/2017 By Marty Patail

Hit List

8 Power Lunch Destinations in Downtown Portland

Hosting foreign executives? Taking the team out for martinis? Just want to wear a suit? We’ve got a crisp-linen tablecloth for you.

04/11/2017 By Elise Herron

Breaking News

Ken Norris Out at Headwaters, the Heathman's Splashy Hotel Restaurant

The ambitious dining room has parted ways with Norris and pastry chef Jeff McCarthy. Owners Vitaly and Kimberly Paley promise bigger fish to come.

04/10/2017 By Karen Brooks

Public Coast

Goodbye, Champagne Sunsets? A State Bill Wants to Outlaw Booze on Oregon Beaches

Nine state representatives (all from non-coastal districts) think your beach drinking should be illegal.

04/10/2017 By Meagan Nolan

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: April 5–12

Savory-sweet cardamom-ricotta French toast and a feast at Bethany Village are your required eating for the week.

04/05/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Beer Me

These Are All the Beers at the Bend Brewfest

Central Oregon’s premier beer festival just dropped its 200-strong summer tap list. Maybe map this out?

04/04/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Restaurant Openings

Gluten-Free Gem Moves to New Retail Shop on NE Broadway

Portland’s oldest gluten-free bakery has finally opened its first public storefront.

04/04/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Breaking News

Boke Dokie to Open inside Rachel’s Ginger Beer on SE Hawthorne

The growing fried chicken mini-chain will open its third location at the end of April.

04/03/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Beer

The Blazers Are Surging. There's a Beer for That Now.

Pyramid's 1977 Lager commemorates that time 40 years ago when the Trail Blazers brought home an NBA championship.

03/29/2017 By Marty Patail

Hit List

Portland’s 10 Best Oyster Spots

Shuck, slurp, and repeat.

03/28/2017 By Elise Herron

Food Event Spotlight

What Happens When a Tech Journalist Dives into the World of Wine?

At an upcoming Powell's event, PoMo’s own Karen Brooks interviews esteemed journalist and former Portlander Bianca Bosker about her vino-fueled voyage.

03/24/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

First Look

First Look: Jenn Louis’s Israeli–Focused Ray

Lincoln’s Mideast successor is now open on North Williams.

03/24/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

First Impressions

No-Wait Brunch and Standout Sourdough Waffles at Cully Gem Beeswing

Northeast Portland’s new breakfast table? This cheery spot from a pair of food industry vets and the co-owner of Moon & Sixpence.

03/21/2017 By Kelly Clarke

News to Chew

Pok Pok LA Closes, Good Coffee Starts Roasting, Plus More PDX Food News

… including a new Pearl District restaurant from David Machado, Heart Pizza’s second location, and new Mexican spot Chalino.

03/21/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Dining Guide

34 Women-Run Portland Restaurants We Love

Who run the (food) world? These ladies.

03/20/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

Beloved Seattle Export Rachel's Ginger Beer Flies Deep Under Portland's Radar

It's our northern neighbor's equivalent to Salt & Straw. So why is the SE Hawthorne outpost so quiet?

03/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler