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Weekly Planner

Weekly Lobster Rolls, a Chinese-Indonesian Pop-Up at Expatriate, and More PDX Food Events

… including pozole nights at Tournant, autumnal Spanish dinners at Rally Pizza, and ice cream creativity and Jewish storytelling.

10/24/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

Portland’s 50 Best Restaurants Right Now

Hungry? Here are top picks from Portland Monthly editors.

10/18/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: October 17–23

Chile crab at Happy Dragon and poppy seed gougères at St. Jack are your required eating for the week.

10/17/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Cheese

Get Your Cheese On: The Wedge Cheese Festival 2018 Is Coming

Oregon’s favorite dairy jubilee returns with award-winning fromage.

09/26/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

Coffee Cocktails, Beaverton Restaurant Week, and More PDX Food Events

… including the Fresh Hops Fest, a harvest dinner at Olympia Provisions, and the intersection of art and food at Disjecta.

09/26/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: Sept 12–18

Sourdough waffles at Heim and fried chicken Caesars at OK Omens are your required eating for the week.

09/12/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

Xico Hosts Mexico’s Elite Mezcal Makers, Peche Fest Returns, and More PDX Food Events

… including a booze-filled month of spirit festivals and a feel-good oyster eating competition.

08/29/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: August 22–28

Super-crunchy fish and chips at Salmonberry Saloon and cheesy bread at Kachka are your required eating for the week.

08/22/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

15 All-Time Favorite Places to Drink in Portland

From tiny tiki bars to underground cocktail bunkers to German beer halls, here are a few of the city's best spots to imbibe (with great food, to boot).

08/14/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Bar Guide

6 Portland Bars Every Newcomer Must Know

Think Portland is all hazy IPAs and old-fashioneds? Only one way to learn the truth.

08/03/2018 Edited by Benjamin Tepler By Eat Beat Team

Restaurant Guide

12 Portland Restaurants Every Newcomer Must Visit

From PDX classics to new faves, these spots will give you a crash course in deliciousness. Welcome.

08/03/2018 Edited by Benjamin Tepler By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: June 20–26

Comforting pozole at Güero and smoked oyster dip at Enoteca Nostrana are your required eating for the week.

06/20/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

27 Portland Patios for Blissed-Out Summer Dining

Like food? And sun? This list is for you.

06/19/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

Gregory Gourdet Cooks Haitian with His Mom, Ox Box Returns, and More PDX Food Events

… including a mash-up of natural wine and hip-hop, outdoor movies at Pix Patisserie, and a sushi class at Providore Market.

05/22/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: Apr 18–24

Multisensory salmon carpaccio at Bistro Agnes and buttery media noche at Palomar are your required eating for the week.

04/18/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

A Kachka Seder, Chinese Soul Food's Hsiao-Ching Chou, and More PDX Food Events

… including a mezcal feast at Skyline Tavern, a foraging lesson on Mount Tabor, and all of Portland Dining Month.

03/09/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: Feb 7–14

Eye-popping hotcakes at Proud Mary and rose-honey-filled pita sandwiches at Ya Hala are your required eating for the week.

02/07/2018 By Eat Beat Team

V Day

The Valentine’s Day 2018 Hit List

If it were our money, these are the five places we’d take our honeys.

02/05/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Hit List

Where to Get Takeout for Super Bowl LII

Patriots? Eagles? What is sportsball? One thing we can all agree on: we need to eat. Here are 5 great options for the big day.

01/30/2018 By Eat Beat Team