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Dining Guide

18 Portland Restaurants for a Romantic Night Out

Planning a date with that special someone? Peep this list first.

01/30/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

What to Eat This Week: Jan 24–30

From "quinotto" at Andina to a banh mi burger at Aviary, these are the things you must eat this week.

01/24/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

What to Eat This Week: Jan 17–23

From cart-smoked meat at Bark City BBQ to 100-layer lasagna at Park Avenue Fine Wines, these are the things you must eat this week.

01/17/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

19 Portland Restaurants for Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

From meatless Israeli to sustainable sushi to fresh-fruit smoothies, head to these spots for guilt-free noshing.

12/28/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Year in Review

Portland's 10 Biggest Restaurant Openings and Closings of 2017

We take stock of the whirlwind year in food.

12/27/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: Nov 28–Dec 5

From curry-stuffed samosas at Big Elephant’s Kitchen to apple-baked babka at Coquine, these are the things you must eat this week.

11/28/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: Oct 18–25

From silken tofu at Aviary to oozy stone fruit cobbler at Tanner Creek Tavern, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

10/18/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Best Restaurants 2017: Eat Here Now

5 Portland Food Carts We Just Can't Quit

From crazy-creative scratch pastas to cult-worshipped pastrami, these are the year's standout carts.

10/12/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

These Are Portland’s Essential Sit-Down Restaurants Right Now

Hungry? Here are top picks from Portland Monthly editors.

10/12/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: Sept 28–Oct 5

From an umami-packed burger and fries at Ash Bar to Somali sambusas at the Woodstock Farmers Market, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

09/28/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

17 Portland Restaurants with Stellar Wine Lists

From hard-to-find Slovenian wines to mile-long Champagne lists, here's where to eat out when you're serious about grapes.

09/13/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

17 Standout Vegan–Approved Restaurants in Portland

From cashew mozzarella pizza to soy curl shawarma fries to coconut-milk fro-yo, we round up the city's top plant-based spots.

08/14/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Food Event Spotlight

The Latecomer's Guide to Feast 2017

The Portland food and drink festival is upon us. Still hoping to score tickets? Here are a few events to check out.

08/14/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: August 7–14

From fancy breakfast hash at Proud Mary to floral gin tonics at Bar Casa Vale, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

08/07/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

15 Portland Seafood Spots Worth a Deep Dive

From ceviche to sushi, oysters to octopus, here are some of the best spots for devouring Cascadia's briny bounty.

07/10/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

A Newcomer's Guide to Portland's Essential Restaurants

Shout it loud: Portland’s scrappy food scene punches way above its weight. Want to dive in? Start here.

06/30/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

Taste Test: Wailua Shave Ice

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

06/22/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

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 to cask-conditioned fruit beer, these spots take their taps as seriously as their plates.

06/12/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat Here Now

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