RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Hokusei is reborn as Fukami Sushiya, John Gorham to open Shalom Y’all! in Pine Street Market, and Hamlet does ham and cheese to go.

02/01/2016 By Alex Keith

BREAKING NEWS

Portland’s Din Din Will Close in February

Courtney Sproule is hanging up her apron for now. We’ll miss her unusual blend of French cooking, seasonal intensity and changing monthly décor.

01/18/2016 By Karen Brooks and Benjamin Tepler

FORECASTING 2016

We Predict: Portland’s Best Restaurants 2016

A charcoal-fired paella restaurant, a Southern Thai curry house, the city’s first food hall, and bold new small plates compete to be Portland’s next great breakout.

01/13/2016 By Karen Brooks

GOOD EATS

Fresh-Pressed Portland Juice Cleanses

Shed those holiday-induced toxins with a quick cleanse from a local juice bar.

12/30/2015 By Molly Woodstock

YEAR IN REVIEW

The Biggest Openings and Closures of 2015

The Eat Beat team examines the year in Portland restaurants.

12/28/2015 By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, and Kelly Clarke

HOMETOWN PRIDE

The Washington Post Names Portland America’s Best Food City

After a two-month quest to find the nation’s best food city, food critic Tom Sietsema makes a case for the Rose City. Sorry, Seattle (a no-show) and D.C. (ranked no. 9!)

12/21/2015 By Eat Beat Team

WEEKEND AWAY

Your Guide to a Rejuvenating Weekend in Seattle

Treat yourself to kettlebells and kale smoothies in the Emerald City's hottest hood.

12/21/2015 By Allison Jones

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

The year’s end brings a landslide of closures, including Levant, Marmo, and Hawthorne Lobster House; Lardo opens a new bottle shop.

12/14/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

PORTLAND BUCKET LIST

Are You a Real Portlander?

Have you sprinted up Tabor? Gone commando at the World Naked Bike Ride? Consumed *all* the beer? Take our quiz to find out if you’re (nearly) native—or just got off the bus.

12/11/2015 Edited by Marty Patail With Karen Brooks, Ramona DeNies, Allison Jones, Fiona McCann, Rachel Ritchie, and Benjamin Tepler

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Mi Mero Mole Brings the Tequila, Cooper’s Hall Brings the Champagne, and Division Street Brings the Beaujolais

November is shaping up to be a boozy month. Plus: gumbo flights at Acadia and Levant and Smallwares team up for the love of lamb.

11/09/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

FIT CITY

This Anti-Gravity Treadmill Makes Running a Reality for Anyone

This cool technology at downtown's Optimal Results Physical Therapy changes the active recovery game.

11/04/2015 By Allison Jones

INSIDER EATS

Where Do Portland’s Best Chefs Eat on Their Own Time?

From hearty Italian spreads to Balkan stews and cheap salt-and-pepper squid, our chefs devour the city.

10/27/2015 By Kelly Clarke

WEEKEND AWAY

Head to the North Coast for Mushroom Foraging 101

With a full schedule of mushroom info hikes at Fort Stevens State Park and a few choice vacation rentals, you have no excuse not to stay on the North Coast this fall.

10/26/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

Four New Portland Gyms to Get Your Butt in Shape

From self-defense-focused training to a boot camp run by yogis, these new studios offer something for everyone.

10/26/2015 By Katelyn Best

THE GRAPEVINE

Oregon Winemakers and Growers Report on 2015 Season

Get the scoop on the year’s hot, hot, hot growing season from the experts—and find out what it may mean for the wine to come.

10/22/2015 By Katie Vaughan

OM BASE

Hush Meditation Reopens In the Heart of the Pearl District

After a temporary shutter and an owner shuffle, the modern meditation hub will offer a full schedule of mindfulness classes in November.

10/21/2015 By Allison Jones

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Extraordinary Executive Director: Andrew Mason of Open School

Redefining education for Portland's at-risk students

10/20/2015 By Allison Jones

BODY TALK

10 Portland-Made Cleansers for Naturally Clean Skin

Local skin-care companies have plenty of gentle options for cleansing, whether you're into oils, or traditional solutions.

10/20/2015 By Allison Jones

WEEKEND AWAY

Why Walla Walla Should Be on Your Fall Travel Agenda

12 reasons to head east and enjoy the sights, tastes, and charms of the Walla Walla Valley.

10/19/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

THE MENU MAKERS

Meet the Local Farmers, Ranchers, and Beekeepers that Drive Portland Menus

Learn the stories behind the names you've come to know—and find out what ingredients will be inspiring Portland chefs in the future.

10/19/2015 By Kelly Clarke and Allison Jones