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Taste Test: Wailua Shave Ice

We scooped our way through downtown’s new shave ice import.

06/22/2017 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: June 13–20

From pulled pork beans at the new Russell Street BBQ to crazy milkshakes at Late Shake, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

06/13/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

13 Portland Restaurants for Serious Beer Drinkers

From perfect pilsners for summer swilling to cask-conditioned fruit beer, these spots take their taps as seriously as their plates.

06/12/2017 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: May 23–30

From London Fog nitro on tap at Steven Smith to flatbread spreads at Shalom Y'all, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

05/23/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Hit List

6 Portland Barbecue Joints We Love

Whether you were weaned on South Carolina pork butt with mustard sauce or pure Lone Star brisket, there’s a smoky heap of meat waiting for you somewhere in the city.

05/15/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

17 Portland Burger Joints Better Than Your Backyard

From all-American to Chinese street-style to a Mexican hamburguesa, here's where to score some of the city's top burgers.

05/15/2017 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: April 26–May 3

Dungeness crab omelets at Headwaters to smoked chicken at Big's, these are the things you must eat this week.

04/26/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

12 Portland Restaurants Worth the Splurge

Sick of dirty fries and Velveeta? Spend your hard-earned cash at these spots.

04/17/2017 By Eat Beat Team

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Portland’s Best Fried Chicken

Sandwiched in a bun, served with spice-dusted jojos, or piled in a to-go bucket, these seven eateries set the bar for deep-fried poultry.

04/12/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

34 Women-Run Portland Restaurants We Love

Who run the (food) world? These ladies.

03/20/2017 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: March 8–15

From Sichuan egg noodles at Wares to a crêpe brunch at Suzette, these are the things you must eat this week.

03/07/2017 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: Feb 21–28

From broccoli rabe dumplings at Han Oak to sourdough waffles at Beeswing, these are the things you must eat this week.

02/21/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Hit List

Portland's Super Bowl Takeout Guide

Whether you’re pulling for the Patriots, the Falcons, or Lady Gaga, we've got five great spots to stock your Super Bowl feast.

01/31/2017 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: Jan 31–Feb 6

From Tuscan bread soup at Higgins to chocolate-hazelnut smoothies at the Daily Feast, these are the things you must eat this week.

01/31/2017 By Eat Beat Team

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Portland's Most Kid-Friendly Restaurants

Sticky hands, temper tantrums, and picky eaters are welcome at these 24 eateries.

01/25/2017 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: January 4–11

From Japanese curry-filled pastries at Oyatsupan to chocolate-covered halvah at World Foods, these are the things you must devour this week.

01/04/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Year in Review

The Biggest Restaurant Openings and Closings of 2016

It was a year of tectonic change for Portland’s food scene. Here are the 17 new spots and 11 shutterings to know.

12/27/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Holiday Eats

Where to Celebrate New Year’s 2017 in Portland

From free chocolate buffets to caviar and truffle blowouts, here are 10 spots to eat, drink, and ring in the new year.

12/21/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: December 20–27

From Turkish egg toast at Upper Left Roasters to pork snout at Bar Casa Vale, these are the things you must eat this week.

12/19/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Portland’s 5 Best Breakfast Sandwiches

Rise, shine, and dine on these egg-filled wonders.

12/13/2016 By Eat Beat Team