Food News

Portland’s Black-Owned Eateries Are Giving Back 

While Portland is on pause for a pandemic and protests, these 3 kitchens aren’t slowing down.

06/13/2020 By Jenni Moore

Food News

Tonari Shows How to Open a Restaurant during a Pandemic: With Grace, Passion, and Humor

From the minds behind acclaimed omakase spot Nodoguro, Tonari brings manga-inspired sandwiches and wild tofu parfaits to SE Belmont on June 12.

06/08/2020 By Karen Brooks

Food For The People

Amid Unprecedented Strain on Portland Food Banks, a New Humanitarian Effort Is Here to Help

A local chapter of Washington, D.C.–based World Central Kitchen will deliver 200 meals a day to Latinx and Somali populations.

06/01/2020 By Julia Silverman

What Now?

Bertony Faustin of Abbey Creek Winery Is Seizing the Moment Amid Coronavirus

“When I see other brands still with the same, ‘We’re a small, handcrafted, family winery’—no one gives a fuck at the end of the day. You’ve got to give them ...

06/01/2020 Edited by Eden Dawn

Hit List

Portland Restaurants Are Going Above and Beyond During the Pandemic

Takeout treasures we can't recommend enough.

06/01/2020 By Julia Silverman and Ben Tepler

Bon Appetit, Portland

So Long, and Thanks for All the Food

Eat Beat’s departing editor looks back at a decade of heavy eating.

05/28/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Naomi Pomeroy to Head a Brand-New Restaurant at Ace Hotel Kyoto

The yet-to-be-named restaurant will feature American fare with Japanese ingredients.

05/27/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Breaking News

Ava Gene’s to Convert into a Semi-Permanent Marketplace

Shipshape’s meal kits, artisan foodstuffs, and a new seafood-focused sandwich operation will take the Italian institution’s place for the immediate future.

05/27/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Stacked Sandwich Mastermind Launches Grain Bowl Concept

Chef Gabriel Pascuzzi's Feel Good will double down on healthy, satisfying cooking in the Time of COVID.

05/18/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Summer Plans

You Can Still Pick Your Own Fruit at Oregon Farms This Summer

Goodbye for a few months, Driscoll's—Oregon strawberries are coming in hot.

05/16/2020 By Julia Silverman

James Beard Awards

Portland’s 2020 James Beard Nominees Revealed

The finalists were announced via Twitter this afternoon after a two month COVID delay.

05/04/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Interview

DarSalam’s Ghaith Sahib on Life as an Iraqi Restaurant Owner during COVID-19

"What is true and what is not true? I worry about everything. Who do we trust?"

04/23/2020 By Karen Brooks

Superhero Sweets

The Giant Ass Cinnamon Roll That’s Feeding Thousands of Oregonians

Portlander Whitney Rutz’s carb-tastic creation has raised $20,000 and counting for the Oregon Food Bank.

04/22/2020 By Fiona McCann

Wine

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher Are Making an Oregon Pinot for Coronavirus Relief

The Willamette Valley “Quarantine,” which Kunis and Kutcher announced in a surreal fever dream of an Instagram video, is now available for preorder.

04/22/2020 By Conner Reed

Breaking News

Oregon's First Shake Shack Will Open in Downtown's West End

Early plans show Danny Meyer's international burger chain set to open across from Powell's Books.

04/14/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Coronavirus

Three Portland Trader Joe’s Workers Report from the Front Lines

“It’s seductive being called a hero. It’s also insidious.”

04/14/2020 By Karen Brooks

Cook the Book

The 5 Best Portland Cookbooks for Quarantine Cooking

Bonus: they’re all available in digital form.

04/08/2020 By Eat Beat Team

Breaking News

Cult Cart Burger Stevens Morphs into Stevens Italiano

To survive the pandemic shutdown, Portland burger king Don Salamone is morphing his business into an Italian takeout joint, tapping his Sicilian roots and French culinary training.

04/06/2020 By Karen Brooks

Farmers Markets

Why and Where to Join a Portland-Area CSA During the Pandemic

Worried about grocery store supply chains? Want to support farmers? Check out the Portland Farmers Market’s new directory.

04/06/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Word of Mouth

Burnt Basque Cheesecake Is Coming for Portland

Welcome to the cult.

04/03/2020 By Karen Brooks