Food Carts

Erica’s Soul Food Makes the Best Wings in Portland

Erica Montgomery fuses Portland and Atlanta styles—extra-wet wings, exceptional sides, plentiful vegan and gluten-free options, plus coronavirus vaccines on site.

06/10/2021 By Jordan Michelman

Pizza

First Look: Jerry’s Pizza, the Chicago Tavern-Style Pizza Instagram Sensation Turned Dive Bar Brick-and-Mortar

Jerry Benedetto brings square-cut, thin-crust pizza pies to Portland’s Bear Paw Inn.

04/22/2021 By Jordan Michelman

Restaurants

Fans Flock to Grind Wit Tryz for Ono Chicken and Poke Nachos. Is It Worth the Wait?

The lines at the Hawaiian food destination snake down the block—and it’s worth the wait.

02/26/2021 By Jordan Michelman

Food Carts

Mid-City Smash Burger Is Portland’s New Orleans–Born Burger Cart

Mike Aldridge elevates the simple meat, cheese, and sauce on a bun.

02/05/2021 By Jordan Michelman

Culinary Destinations

This Seafood Takeout Window in Netarts Is Worth the Drive

At Nevør Shellfish Farms, Erizo chef Jacob Harth serves up barnacles, Dungeness, and much, much more.

01/21/2021 By Jordan Michelman

True Crime

The Zodiac Crimes and ‘Zynchronicity’

In the codes and on the calendar, here is just some of the Zynchronicity around Richard Gaikowski, a suspect in the Zodiac killings.

12/16/2020 By Jordan Michelman

Feature

What If You Solved the Zodiac Killer Mystery and No One Believed You?

Tom Voigt thinks he knows who was behind the crime of the century.

12/16/2020 By Jordan Michelman

Coastal Escape

Pandemic Travel: A Dreamy Weekend in Astoria

Sea lions, coffee, fish and chips, and a huge bathtub make a trip feel almost normal.

12/08/2020 By Jordan Michelman

Wine Country 2020

These Wine Trips Are Perfect for Fall

Replace those canceled airline flights with wine flights just a short drive from Portland, or even right in town.

10/05/2020 By Jordan Michelman and Margaret Seiler

Wine

Meet Moe Momtazi, Keeper of Some of the Willamette Valley’s Most Primal Grapes

"My grandfather was a farmer in the old country, and back then we didn’t call it biodynamics or anything like that, we just called it ‘natural farming.’"

10/04/2020 By Jordan Michelman

The Percolators

Six People Changing Portland Coffee in 2020

The future is well caffeinated.

04/01/2020 By Jordan Michelman

Sneaker Wave

This Portland Shop Is the Holy Grail for Vintage Nike Gear Collectors

The Culture PDX is a vintage wonderland of 750-plus Nike pieces.

10/16/2019 By Jordan Michelman

Portland Pantry

Is Bobbie’s Boat Sauce the Next Aardvark?

A new contender threatens to upset Portland's hot sauce throne.

10/31/2018 By Jordan Michelman

Food Fests

The Beast That Was Feast 2018

We recap flaming beef, epic bites, and the food Carnie Wilson wants to f***.

09/19/2018 By Karen Brooks, Jordan Michelman, and Kelly Clarke

Wine

Oregon's 35 Most Interesting Wines Right Now

It's an exciting time for our homegrown vines. Here, two wine writers weigh in on the state's standout bottles.

09/11/2018 By Paul Gregutt and Jordan Michelman