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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

Franking it up

Meet Your Future Franks

Authors, New Yorkers, and future Portland restaurateurs in Portland tonight for book event.

06/24/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Bartender Shuffle

Kelley Swenson to Leave Ten-01

Ace mixologist to debut new Eastside eatery

06/22/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Refining Rustic

July Takes Shine to Talented Trio

Chris DiMinno, Michael Hanaghan, and Kristen Murray

06/21/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Cheesy Mondays

101 Cheeses at Ten 01

Who says Mondays aren’t fun? Join Steve Jones of Cheese Bar tonight at Ten 01.

06/21/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Karen Brooks

Karen Brooks Named Portland Monthly Food Editor

For more than 30 years, Brooks has been Portland’s defining voice of dining.

06/14/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Rucker

Gabe Rucker to Open Downtown Restaurant

Le Pigeon Chef to debut "Little Bird" in late 2010

06/04/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Star Chefs

Top Foodie Site Takes Shine to PDX

StarChefs.com visits Portland restaurants

05/28/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Brunch in Northwest

23 Hoyt Adds Weekend Brunch

Northwest Portland becomes less a breakfast wasteland

05/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Bunk Bar

Bunk Bar Construction Underway

Restaurant and bar project by cool kid trifecta Nick Wood, Matt Brown, and Tommy Habetz will open this summer. Neighborhood takes shape.

05/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Vegans

Vegan Shut-out

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

05/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Frankie's

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