Here on Eat Beat, associate editor and crack recipe detective Benjamin Tepler is joined by Portland Monthly’s restaurant critic Karen Brooks, and food editor/professional gluttonKelly Clarke. Join them as they dish on food news, chew over new restaurants, and sniff out the best bites in the city. Email the editors

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Vegan Shut-out

Want to work at this Portland coffee shop? Non-vegans need not apply.

05/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team


Frankies A Perfect Fit in PDX

Big Apple big shots Frank Falcinelli and Frank Castronovo plan PDX location

05/21/2010 By Eat Beat Team


Breaking Away

Not the only one - Portland dreams of becoming one of the world's top cycling destinations.

05/21/2010 By Randy Gragg

Editor’s Note

Campfire Tale

Editor-in-Chief, Randy Gragg, spooks readers with the tale of his first Oregon camping adventure.

05/21/2010 By Randy Gragg


Becoming Nicole

One teacher's odyssey: the math of transitioning from a man to a woman.

05/21/2010 By Stacey Wilson


Your Lunch as a Horoscope

Study links sandwich preference to personality type

05/18/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Portland Plated

Beyond S’mores

Four fine dining recipes that you can whisk away with you into the wild.

05/17/2010 By Mike Thelin


Get Out!

Need to get away for a day or a weekend? Kick off your shoes (then put them back on) and let Portland Monthly make the decision of what to do and where to go on your wilderness vay-cay. We've dug up 30 spectacular spots for your next trip to the outdoors.

05/17/2010 Edited by Kasey Cordell


Newly Noted

Lake Oswego high school student, Tyler Jordan (T.J.) Pluhacek, designs iPad app at 16.

05/17/2010 By Gavin Nachbar


Chef Pomeroy to be in Newsweek

Our own punk rock version of Alice Waters continues to represent

05/13/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Piggin it

The Greatest Piggy Party on Earth

Cochon 555 comes to Portland for an all-out pork orgy, and a local chocolatier gives you a chance to win tickets.

05/13/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Andina Benefit

Andina Dinner for Rural Peru

Great food and a great cause.

05/04/2010 By Eat Beat Team


Portland Loveless at Beard Awards

Top Northwest honors go to Chef Jason Wilson of Seattle’s Crush

05/04/2010 By Eat Beat Team


Bistro Concept Coming to West End

Former McCormick’s Chef Bill King plants his flag in the Indigo building.

05/03/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Beard Award

James Beard Chef Awards Tonight

Can’t make it to New York? Nostrana will live-stream the foodie Oscars from 6pm.

05/03/2010 By Eat Beat Team


Portlands Best Alternative Brunches

For those like me who hate to wait

05/02/2010 By Eat Beat Team

The Odditorium

Creature Comfort

The latest trend of rocking fake animal hats comes via the Spirit Hood, a hybrid of warmth, scarves, pockets, and paws.

04/23/2010 By Anna Sachse


City Sicker

The numbers don't lie, especially concerning Multnomah County and its fellow neighbors.

04/20/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Literary Foodie Heaven

Culinary Book Fair

Interview with local food author, Ellen Jackson

04/20/2010 By Eat Beat Team


Castagna’s Lightner Makes Food and Wine List

The 29-year-old prodigy is named to the nation’s most elite list of up-and-comers.

04/06/2010 By Eat Beat Team