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Where to Eat This Week: August 10–17

Dirty dirty fries at OP Wurst and soft-serve at Lovely’s Fifty Fifty are your required eating for the week.

08/10/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: July 27–Aug 3

Sustainable poke at Bamboo Sushi Annex, the city’s first Burmese food cart, and tacos galore are your required eating right now.

07/27/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: July 20-27

Al pastor tacos at Tight Tacos, boozy Sloshy Pops at New Deal, and playful cocktails at Tastebud are your required eating and drinking for the week.

07/20/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: July 6–13

From wine flights at Vino to Laurelhurst Market's smoked chicken lunches, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

07/06/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: June 22–28

Amaro floats at Burrasca, brunch at Autentica, and “21+” ice cream at Fifty Licks are your required eating.

06/22/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: June 8–14

From Cubanos at the People’s Pig to espresso-spiked milkshakes at Jim & Patty’s Coffee, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

06/08/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: June 1–7

From fried chicken and roti at Hat Yai to cider flights at Bushwhacker, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

06/01/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From brie-topped breakfast sandwiches at Vivienne Kitchen & Pantry to half-off pies at Nostrana, these are the things you must eat this week.

05/25/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From creamy hummus at Cedo’s Falafel to Scotch eggs at the Toffee Club, these are the things you must eat this week.

05/18/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From fried chicken buns at Boke Dokie to Peruvian lunch at Paiche, these are the things you must eat this week.

05/11/2016 By Eat Beat Team

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Brunch at Thali Supper Club, WhiskeyTown USA (Win Two Free Tickets!), and More Portland Food Events

… including Restaurants for Raphael House, an “Ice Cream Seuss-Off,” and cookies-and-cream xurros at 180.

05/10/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From vermouth cocktails at Americano to Pugliese pasta carbonara at Enzo’s, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

04/27/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From rotisserie chicken at Arrosto to customizable bubble tea at Townshend’s, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

04/20/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From brisket tacos at Taqueria Nueve to arroz con pollo at Pambiche, these are the things you must eat this week.

04/13/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From fried cauliflower at Mediterranean Exploration Company to Apizza Scholls delivery, these are the things you must eat this week.

04/06/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: Mar 30–Apr 4

From Thai tea ice cream at Pok Pok to French onion soup at Bible Club, these are the things you must eat this week.

03/30/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From fried chicken Chefwiches at Lardo to double-stuffed rolls at Bamboo Sushi, these are the things you must eat this week.

03/23/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From meatball pies at East Glisan Pizza Lounge to “clarified” gin and tonic at Chesa, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

03/16/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week: Mar 9–15

From luxurious buttered tea cake at Maurice to messy brisket burgers at Smokehouse Tavern, these are the things you must eat right now.

03/09/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From prime rib eye at the Woodsman Tavern to old-school breakfast at Fuller’s Coffee Shop, these are the things you must eat and drink right now.

02/24/2016 By Eat Beat Team