Food Event Spotlight

The Fourth Annual PDX Hot Sauce Expo Blazes Through Town This August

Pepper enthusiasts prepare for a searing weekend of sweaty foreheads, spandex-clad wrestlers, and glamorous chihuahuas.

07/30/2019 By Shannon Henderson

Seafood Guide 2019: Ordering Guide

Need a Morality Matrix for That Fish? We Got You.

Breaking down a better way to buy your seafood.

07/24/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Seafood Guide 2019: Trash Fish

Is Portland Finally Ready for Real Sea-to-Table Eating?

For these Oregon chefs and seafood insiders, the future is all about trash fish, baitfish, shellfish, and bycatch. It’s local, and it’s delicious.

07/24/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Seafood Guide 2019

The New Oregon Guide to Seafood

Seafood, shellfish, and stealth tourism—we go deep on what you should be eating, doing, choosing, and celebrating.

07/24/2019 Edited by Ramona DeNies

Word of Mouth

JinJu Is Your Neighborhood Master Patisserie

“People don’t give a shit what other people do in Portland. You don’t have to look a certain way here."

07/24/2019 By Karen Brooks

Restaurant Review

Scotch Lodge is Portland’s Best New Bar

Tommy Klus brings world class whiskey to the people.

07/24/2019 By Karen Brooks Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Seafood Guide 2019: Catch It!

3 Easy Ways to Catch Your Own Oregon Seafood

From kid-friendly trout farms to hassle-free crabbing, here’s how to dip your toes into fishing.

07/24/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Seafood Guide 2019: Restaurants

A Diner’s Guide to Oregon Seafood

These are our favorite seafood restaurants right now.

07/24/2019 By Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, and Benjamin Tepler

Seafood Guide 2019: As Told To

Meet One of the Only Divers Who Harvests Uni from the Oregon Coast

Tim Foley evades sea lions and 12-foot swells while diving for these delicious yet poisonous pincushions.

07/24/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Seafood Guide 2019: Fishmongers

Our 5 Go-To Portland Seafood Markets

From tiny, traceability-obsessed counters to our city's Costco of fish, here’s where to source your seafood.

07/24/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Seafood Guide 2019: Recipe

This Flaming French Mussel Dish Is Ridiculously Simple

L’éclade de moules sounds fancy, but this briny crowd-pleaser is just a mussel bonfire.

07/24/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Seafood Guide 2019: Bycatch

Meet Oregon's 12 Tastiest Invasives, Trash Fish, Problem Fish, and Bycatch Finds

Give our hard-working salmon a break, without sacrificing flavor.

07/24/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Smart Mouth

This Pearl District Research Center Pays Cash for Taste Testers

OSU’s Food Innovation Center helps companies like Salt & Straw tweak their recipes.

07/24/2019 By Heather Arndt Anderson and Ramona DeNies

Editor's Note

It’s Time For Oregon Seafood Lovers to Break Out of Our Shells

It’s surprisingly easy to make good choices. And by doing so, we boost our coastal fishing industry and our sea-to-table food scene.

07/24/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Food News

The Country Cat to Close on August 4

One of Portland’s most storied meat institutions will end its 12-year run.

07/24/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Southern-Leaning Stalwart Irving Street Kitchen Overhauls Its Restaurant and Kitchen

The longtime Pearl district eatery will reopen with casual eats, more non-alcoholic cocktails, and regular guest chefs.

07/19/2019 By Shannon Henderson

Cowabunga

How a Rural Washington Grange Birthed a ‘Forest Grunge' Band

Giants in the Trees—Jillian Raye, Ray Prestagard, Erik Friend, and former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic—play Portland Monthly’s Cowabunga food festival on Saturday, July 13.

07/09/2019 By Shannon Henderson

Camp Cooking

Fernweh, a New Dehydrated Food Company, Is Changing the Backpacking Game

It’s Portland-based, vegan, sustainably-packaged, and oodles better than Mountain House.

07/08/2019 By Kiva Hanson