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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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

Beard Award

Beard Finalists Announced

Portland Chefs Dominate the NW Best Category

03/22/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Pop-up Restaurants

A New Model for Portland Eateries?

Pop-up retail is hot. What about pop-up restaurants?

03/04/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Books for Hungry Minds

Newish Book Great Overview of Contemporary Cuisine

Global gastro compendium of top chefs includes Portland’s Tommy Habetz

02/28/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Coffee Wars

Portland Robs Seattle’s Coffee Crown

Your bigger, richer, and your buildings are taller. But our coffee is better

02/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team

James Beard

PDX Restaurants Receive 12 Beard Nominations

Pomeroy, Whims, Rucker, Ricker, Lightner, Higgins, Bibiano, Lewis, Gorham

02/18/2010 By Eat Beat Team

goat

A Feast of Goat at Metrovino

Because goat will be the new pork

02/09/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Extracto

Second Extracto Location Opens

The locally adored cafe and roasting company unveils new digs

02/08/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Landon

Sommelier Erican Landon to Leave Ten 01

Landon heads to wine country. The Heathman’s Jeff Groh to replace

02/03/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Accanto

Accanto to Add Happy Hour

Genoa 2.0’s Neighborhood Wine Bar Adds Cheap Daily Vittles and Swils

01/28/2010 By Eat Beat Team

ferran

El Bulli to Close

The World’s Best Restaurant to close for two years in 2011

01/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team

choco

Chocolate and Coffee Fest at Ecotrust

Ten Reasons to Love the Bean

01/13/2010 By Eat Beat Team

2009

What Really Affected Dinner in 2009

How the credit crisis made Portland even better.

01/05/2010 By Eat Beat Team

gruner

Gruner Preview Seats Remain!

Chris Israel’s new eatery opens officially Monday

12/21/2009 By Eat Beat Team

olympic

Olympic Provisions Gets USDA Approval

Restaurant/Salumeria Becomes First Dry Cure Facility in State

12/15/2009 By Eat Beat Team

sugar cubes

Why Raw Sugar Cubes Must Die

Who thought these were a good idea?

12/10/2009 By Eat Beat Team