Eagle Creek Fire

As the Columbia Gorge Burns, Reflecting on What This Place Means to Us

From pianist Hunter Noack to hiker Jenny Bruso to chef Gregory Gourdet, Oregonians pay tribute to a natural resource forever changed.

09/07/2017 By Portland Monthly Staff

Get Outside

This Portland-Based Nonprofit Helps Tots and Parents Hit the Trail

Want to explore nature with your newborn? Hike it Baby can lead the way.

09/07/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Food News

New Portland Pop-Up Dinner Series Celebrates Black Artists

Black Feast will debut Sunday, September 10, exploring themes from Audre Lorde’s Sister Outsider.

09/06/2017 By Molly Woodstock

The Sky Is Falling

The Gorge Is On Fire. Should You Go Outside Today?

The air is clearing, but it's still not completely safe.

09/06/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Back to School

20 (Mostly) Healthy Back-to-School Snacks & Lunches for Your Little Locavore

Here’s how to easily fill your kiddo’s lunchbox with nutritious Portland-made nibbles.

08/30/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Bike Touring

These 7 Oregon Scenic Bikeways Are Made for Fall Cycling

These perfect rides—from the Breitenbush River to the new-ish Sherar's Falls route—will pump air into your fall plans.

08/30/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy September with These Local Wellness Events

Portlanders can surf, run, ferment, bike, stretch, rock climb, and give back to Oregon’s public lands.

08/23/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Everyday Activism

Fighting Food Waste Just Got Easier, Thanks to Imperfect Produce

The Bay Area–based delivery service launched in Portland in mid-August, offering “ugly” fruits and veggies for bargain prices.

08/22/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Health News

Oregon Just Passed the Most Progressive Reproductive Health Policy in America

The newly signed Reproductive Health Equity Act guarantees copay-free legal abortion (and vasectomies) for all, among other provisions.

08/18/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Dispatch

Will a 200-Mile Trail Come to the Columbia River Gorge?

Imagine a seamless loop spanning both sides of the Columbia.

08/14/2017 By Rachel Wilson

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