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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

sandwiches

Your Lunch as a Horoscope

Study links sandwich preference to personality type

05/18/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Beast

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

beardsportland

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

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

brunch

Portlands Best Alternative Brunches

For those like me who hate to wait

05/02/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Literary Foodie Heaven

Culinary Book Fair

Interview with local food author, Ellen Jackson

04/20/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Lightner

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

Wilson

Barista Opens Second Location

Reigning NW barista champ Billy Wilson debuts location number two on NE Alberta St.

04/05/2010 By Eat Beat Team