The Year in Food

Dining 2010: Picks and Pans

Portland’s top tastemakers dish on this year’s defining restaurants, addictive dishes, and trends best left in the recycle bin. Pull up a chair a...

12/15/2010 By Karen Brooks

POUR

Chai Life

The chai served in Portland cafés is often a syrupy, cinnamon-spiked concoction. But order it in most Indian restaurants, and the richly seasoned spin on British tea offers a delicately balanced, complex flavor that’s perfect for pairing with your curry.

11/18/2010 By Deena Prichep

Savor

Raw Faith

For believers and nonbelievers alike, Olympic Provisions chef Jason Barwikowski's raw brussels sprouts and suchoke salad is the new gospel of brussels sprouts.

11/17/2010 By Deena Prichep

COMPARE

Survey of Portland Drinking

Results from our online survey

11/16/2010

Slideshow

2010 Best Restaurants: Evolution of a Revolution

Follow Portland's nationally recognized food scene as _Portland Monthly_ showcases eight of our favorite venues that represent the heart of our evolution.

10/13/2010

Best Restaurants

2010 Best Restaurants: Evolution of a Revolution

Follow Portland's nationally recognized food scene as _Portland Monthly_ showcases eight of our favorite venues that represent the heart of our evolution.

10/13/2010 By Mike Thelin and Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants

2010 Best Restaurants: Around The World On $25 (Or Less)

_Portland Monthly_ reviews Portland's top 10 spots for international cuisine.

10/12/2010 By Mike Thelin

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants 2010

A handful of Portland restaurateurs have helped make local cuisine a driving force in Portland life and a magnet for the foodies of the world.

10/08/2010 By Mike Thelin and Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants

2010 Best Restaurants: The Icons

Over the past few years, a handful of Portland restaurateurs have helped make local cuisine a driving force in Portland life and a magnet for the foodies of the world. Here are eight of the eateries that are defining a movement.

10/08/2010 By Karen Brooks

Introducing

Fin

Newly opened Fin serves only sustainably-caught Pacific seafood, mixing Mediterranean, Asian, and South American influences to create bold combinations of flavor and texture.

09/13/2010 By Martha Calhoon

Pour

Sweet & Lowdown

The Country Cat serves summer all year long with their Skeet Tea, an uncomplicatedly delicious cocktail made with black tea infused vodka.

09/13/2010 By Deena Prichep

Savor

Perfect Pair

Autumn in Hood River sees a delicately delicious mix of pear harvest and Oregon black cod.

09/13/2010 By Mike Thelin

Savor

Red Alert

Food Editor Mike Thelin expounds his love for tomatoes, recommending a light late summer salad of tomatoes and peaches.

08/16/2010 By Mike Thelin

Pour

The New Order

New local, independent coffee roasters rise to the fore: Coava Roastery and Brew Bar, Water Avenue Coffee, Sterling Coffee Roasters, Heart Coffee and Roasting, and Public Domain.

08/16/2010 By Hanna Neuschwander

Eat This Now

Saraveza Bottle Shop & Pasty Tavern

Saraveza pot roast pasty shows Hot Pocket what's what.

07/14/2010 By John Chandler

Introducing

Tasty n Sons

Tapas-inspired brunch joint opens on N Williams thanks to Toro Bravo owner and chef, John Gorham.

07/14/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Savor

Rind, Refined

Learn how to repurpose your watermelon rinds into watermelon pickles.

07/14/2010 By Deena Prichep

Pour

Forgotten Fruits

Hard Cider finally to the fore, after waiting in the wings behind main stage stars Beer and Wine.

07/14/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Portland Plated

Cold Fusion

Portland Plated presents six local can't-miss ice cream parlors.

07/14/2010 By Mike Thelin

High Spirits

The Observatory

An 82nd St neighborhood lounge that brings an unexpected dose of class to an otherwise seedy area. Think N Mississippi-style: domestic beers, cheap but quality bites, and luxurious cocktails.

06/17/2010 By Teresa Mahoney