Veggie Love

The Food Lover's Guide to Portland's Epic Vegan Scene

What makes this city such a capital for plant-based eats? The answer, naturally, includes punk rock, soy curls, a guerrilla farm, Gregory Gourdet, and dazzling arrays of bounty.

08/14/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke

Dining Guide

17 Standout Vegan–Approved Restaurants in Portland

From cashew mozzarella pizza to soy curl shawarma fries to coconut-milk fro-yo, we round up the city's top plant-based spots.

08/14/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Word of Mouth

Portland's Vegan Push Pop Invasion Is Nigh!

Push it. Push it real good.

08/14/2017 By Karen Brooks

Pizza Party

The Definitive Guide to Portland's Vegan Pizza

From cashew cheese to tofu ricotta, seitan sausage to buffalo jackfruit, Portland offers plenty of plant-based pie options.

08/14/2017 Research by Anyi Wong-Lifton Edited by Molly Woodstock

Long Story Short

How Chef Stacey Givens Transformed a Side Lot in Cully into a Booming Urban Farm

The Side Yard Farm & Kitchen is a destination for everything from celtuce to shiso, bike-in movie nights to grief groups.

08/14/2017 By Chad Walsh

Veggie Love: Bizarre Buffet

3 Amazingly Weird Things Chef Aaron Adams Does with Plants at Farm Spirit

The modernist chef is fearless when it comes to vegan ferments.

08/14/2017 By Liz Crain

Recipes

Vegan? Carnivore? Gregory Gourdet's Summer Salad Satisfies All Eaters

Departure's Top Chef celeb pulls out all the stops for this equal-opportunity stunner.

08/14/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Veggie Love: Pretty Produce

Taste the Rainbow: Oregon Farms Show Off Their Dazzling Bounty

From mountain spinach to radish flowers to Attika red cherries, here are the fruits and veggies most coveted by Portland chefs.

08/14/2017 By Kelly Clarke Photography by Isabella Cassini

Veggie Love: Salad Days

6 Essential Portland Salads

Dig into these bountiful bowls, from vegan tosses and veggie riots to ocean wonders.

08/14/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Veggie Love: Essential Eats

5 Must-Eat Vegan Dishes in Portland

From ramen to pizza to doughnuts, here’s a handful of the city’s essential plant-based eats.

08/14/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Veggie Love: Faux-Meat Wonders

The Soy Curl Was Born in Oregon

"I think we’re converting people to veganism because of the soy curls.”

08/14/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Veggie Love: Vegan Victory

How the Vegans Conquered Portland

Our city is America’s meat-free Shangri-la, built one vegan cronut and jackfruit wrap at a time.

08/14/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Eat Here Now

Devour Portland's Newest Crop of Vegan Brunches

Breakfast pizza! Shakshuka! Chicken and waffles! Ice cream-filled doughnuts! (Really!)

08/07/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Restaurant Openings

You Can Now Eat Gluten-Free, Vegan Pizza at Back to Eden Bakery

The newly expanded storefront also offers breakfast sandwiches, cocktails, and more.

07/20/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Restaurant Openings

Ichiza Kitchen Brings Pan-Asian Vegan Small Plates to Goose Hollow

Enjoy meat-free chicken adobo, faux salmon bowls, and traditional oolong tea service.

07/13/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Restaurant Openings

Homegrown Smoker Opens Vegan Barbecue Restaurant in St. Johns

Head to the former Proper Eats space for seitan burgers, mac-'n'-cheese burritos, and tofu fish and chips.

07/07/2017 By Molly Woodstock

First Impressions

The Country Cat Shows Its Healthy Side

The famously heavy Americana brunch spot goes on a health kick with its weekday-only Ferne + Holly pop-up.

06/22/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Pizza Party

Portland’s New Plant-Based Pizzeria Now Open

Vancouver, BC–based Virtuous Pie serves up kimchi jackfruit pizza and doughnut-flavored ice cream on SE Division.

06/05/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Breaking News

Back to Eden Bakery Expands to Pizza, Panini, and Hot Fudge Sundaes

Starting this summer, the gluten-free and vegan café will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

05/26/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Eats

Baked Roots Bar Offers a Globe-Trotting Menu of Oil-Free Fries

The peculiar plant-based eatery is now open on SE Ninth and Madison.

05/24/2017 By Molly Woodstock