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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READ EM AND EAT

Behind the Scenes of the Kombucha Revolution

Want to develop a healthy kombucha habit without shelling out a few bucks a day at the store? Start making it yourself!

06/05/2014 By Eat Beat Team

RESTAURANT & BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

We say goodbye to Bar Dobre and Sauvage, say hello to Case Study Coffee and Little Big Burger on Alberta, and look forward to a new era at Laurelhurst Market.

06/04/2014 By Eat Beat Team

RESTAURANT & BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

We say hello to Kachka, Boke Bowl West, and Jackknife, bid farewell to Good Keuken and Viking Soul Food, and share two chances to dine out for a great cause.

04/22/2014 By Eat Beat Team

READ EM AND EAT

Upcoming Foodie Book Events

Whether you’re looking to learn to bake bread, make your own cheese in under an hour, or tap into bartending tips from a Portland pro, these cookbook events have you covered.

04/15/2014 By Eat Beat Team

HIT LIST

9 Fresh Products from Portland Producers

Creamy Stumptown cold brew in a carton, chocolate from a treehouse, and Mexican mole — we've rounded up a new batch of Oregon-made goods for your snacking pleasure.

02/13/2014 By Eat Beat Team

RESTAURANT & BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Shut Up and Eat expands to a DIY sandwich-building deli, Growlers Hawthorne debuts with 40 taps, Mi Mero Mole offers Super Bowl snacks, and more of the city's hottest food stories.

01/22/2014 By Eat Beat Team

RESTAURANT & BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

All-day happy hours, Ración's chef shuffles, Smallwares' wine flights, and the rest of the week's food and drink stories.

01/14/2014 By Eat Beat Team

RESTAURANT & BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Portland gets its first gluten-free gastropub, Broder Nord debuts on North Interstate Avenue, Accanto launches weekday lunch—and more of the week's hottest food stories.

10/30/2013 By Eat Beat Team

HIGH SPIRITS

Portland Negroni Week 2013

Nostrana and Imbibe Magazine team up to create a citywide celebration of the classic Italian cocktail.

05/23/2013 By Eat Beat Team

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including a DIY kimchi class and Breakside Brewery’s 3rd Anniversary Block Party.

04/30/2013 By Eat Beat Team

LEND A HELPING MOUTH

Share Your Favorite Cheap Eats

We want to hear your picks for the best affordable bites in Portland.

12/13/2012 By Eat Beat Team

HOLIDAY WINES

Popping the Cork on Oregon Bubbly

When it comes to celebrating with sparkling wine this holiday season, think local first. Here, Portland Champagne expert David Speer shares his take on the state of Oregon bubbles.

11/01/2012 Edited by Allison Jones By Eat Beat Team

FOODIE TRAVELOGUE

Andy Ricker’s Postcards from Taiwan

When Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker, Portland’s foremost Asian food authority and noted street-food-hopping explorer, mentioned he was invited on a tour of the foo...

11/02/2011 By Eat Beat Team

FOOD NEWS

Bunk Sandwiches Opens Downtown

A new spin-off of the iconic sandwich shop locks down Portland’s newest lunch destination: the Portland Transit Mall.

10/26/2011 By Eat Beat Team

OPENING WATCH

First Impressions: Luce

John Taboada’s casual Italian eateries brings our guest blogger back to memories of Florence and the best meals of her life.

10/06/2011 By Eat Beat Team

EAT HERE NOW

Café Velo + Lauretta Jean’s = Pie Heaven

Coffee-loving Café Velo reopens with another farmers market star at the oven. Say hello to Portland’s best pie, biscuits, and quiche.

09/14/2011 By Eat Beat Team

For Food Lovers Only

The Food Lover’s Guide to Portland

Writer Liz Crain takes on Portland food

07/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Taboadaland

Luce Events Ramp Up

Navarre Chef John Taboada’s events space Luce to host a number of summer events.

07/14/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Fried Bird

Country Cat to Sell Fried Chicken To-Go

Don’t own a barbecue but still want to celebrate America’s birthday? Try the deep-fried $12 alternative.

07/01/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Plated Getaways

An Eater’s Weekend in Seattle

Summer weekend instructions: Take Amtrak to Seattle, wear comfortable shoes, and wield a healthy appetite.

06/28/2010 By Eat Beat Team