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Food News

Berlu’s Summer of Ice Cream

The Vietnamese fine dining restaurant puts a pause on their tasting menus, making way for extended bakery hours and a Saturday afternoon ice cream window.

08/03/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Wine

Can You Moonlight as a Winemaker?

While holding down a day job at World Foods, Tyler Magyar vinified 20,000 pounds of grapes last year.

08/02/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Wine

The Top Ten Oregon Rosés of Summer

From Jolly Ranchers to Voodoo Doughnuts to gunmetal, we tasted all manner of delights in these ten bottles from local wineries.

08/02/2022 With Portland Monthly Staff

Food News

A Jeffrey Morgenthaler-Backed Rooftop Bar Is Now Open

The Sunset Room at Kex Hotel promises to be the wild-child cousin of the newly opened hotel bar Pacific Standard.

07/29/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Trending Food News

What Would You Do for a Gluten-Free Plant-Based Choco Taco?

They might not be served out a truck next to Rocket Pops and Drumsticks, but just about everyone in town is riffing on the 1984 classic.

07/29/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Inflation

Are $5 Cheeseburgers Gone for Good?

Fryer oil, the latest soaring food cost, puts local independent food carts like Mid-City Smash Burger and latke seller Sweet Lorraine's in a tough place when it comes to menu prices.

07/29/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Television

Which Portland Food Celebrities Made It to Netflix’s Street Food USA?

 Our food-obsessed city takes the spotlight in Episode 2 of the new series.

07/26/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Openings

New, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+-Focused Food Cart Pod to Open in Southeast Portland

It's the first project from the new restaurant group Win Win, from the owners of soup dumpling spot XLB

07/26/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Dining Picks

Obsessed with The Bear? Here's Where to Eat Messy, Juicy Italian Beef Sandwiches

If the FX show doesn’t have you thirsting over lead actor Jeremy Allen White, then you’re bound to be left salivating over the Chicago-born the Italian beef sandwich.

07/22/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Matt Trueherz, and Dalila Brent

Food News

A Grilled Cheese Classic Returns to Alberta

Plus, the Oregon Brewers Festival celebrates its 33rd year, three Filipino chefs collaborate, and try shokupan beer

07/21/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Summer Picks

Our Favorite Patios for Drinking & Soaking Up Sun

From luxe cocktail hideaways to dive bar patios, there’s an outdoor drinking spot for everyone.

07/21/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Cocktails

In Defense of the Blue Drink

Grown-up cocktails are overrated—bring on the dye, with picks from Portland bars like the Alibi tiki bar, Sunshine Noodles, and more.

07/20/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Agriculture

It's Not Your Imagination—This Is a Tough Year for Oregon Summer Fruit

A warm January, April's unexpected frost and an exceptionally rainy spring is making for watery strawberries and low yield orchard fruit.

07/15/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Dining Picks

Beaverton’s Best Restaurants

From dim sum to dosas, these are our favorite spots in Portland’s west burbs, including Tan Tan, Lima, and Nak Won.

07/15/2022 By Dalila Brent and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food on TV

What Do Portland Chefs Make of Hulu’s The Bear?

“A chef finally took the time to show what it's really like in a kitchen,” says Melissa McMillan, owner of Portland's Sammich restaurant.

07/14/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Dining Picks

Portland's Best Ice Cream

Our go-to shops for scoops, sundaes, frozen pops, gelato, and vegan ice cream, with Cloud City, Kulfi, Lovely’s Fifty Fifty, and, of course, Salt & Straw

07/13/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Julia Silverman, and Matthew Trueherz

Q&A

6 Questions for Chef Matt Lightner of Okta, McMinnville’s Most Anticipated Restaurant

The Michelin-starred chef talks farming, country living, and hotel breakfast. Doors open to Okta, located inside the new boutique Tributary Hotel, on July 13.

07/12/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food and Drink

Yes, Pix Patisserie is Closing. That Doesn't Mean It's Going Away

Owner Cheryl Wakerhauser says the iconic spot is reinventing itself, as it always has.

07/08/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Vacation

36 Hours in Oregon City

The historic town is home to breweries, vintage shops, and Oregon’s version of Niagara Falls

07/07/2022 By Michelle Harris

Food News

Portland's Got Its First Classical Music Themed Bar

Mendelssohn's on N Mississippi Ave pairs classical music with classic cocktails. Expect weekly live chamber music and monthly Operoke.

07/05/2022 By Sam Pape