Thanksgiving Planning

Where to Get Thanksgiving Pie in Portland

Our list of the city’s best flavors, classic and unorthodox, with options for any kind of eater.

11/10/2016 By Rachel Grozanick and Arlo Voorhees

COMFORT FOOD

The Wide World of Comfort (or, We’re All Gonna Die Anyway)

We scoured the city for the best warm-blanket dishes from across the globe. So go ahead, wrap your napkin around your shoulders like a Snuggie and dig in!

01/25/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Karen Brooks, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rachel Grozanick, Amy Martin, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, Rachel Ritchie, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

COMFORT FOOD

Dumplings of the World, Unite!

Whether steamed, boiled, fried, or filled, almost every nation has at least one variation of these irresistible doughy morsels. It’s time for a global tour.

01/25/2016 By Rachel Grozanick

EDUCATION

Inside Portland’s Schools

Explore the fast-changing landscape of local learning.

01/15/2016 Edited by Ramona DeNies By Zach Dundas, Fiona McCann, Rachel Grozanick, Katelyn Best, and Alex Madison Illustrations by Matthew Billington

ISSUES & INNOVATION

Portland’s Schools Take On Tough Issues and Bold Ideas

From absentee kindergartners to meditation classes, local education is transforming.

01/15/2016 Edited by Ramona DeNies By Alex Madison, Katelyn Best, Rachel Grozanick, Zach Dundas, and Emma Mannheimer

MUSIC

Longtime PDX Rocker Jerry Joseph Talks Old Portland—and Afghanistan

He’s been rocking Portland since the '80s, and now he’s a member of the Oregon Music Hall of Fame. Jerry Joseph is back for his annual “New Year’s Eve Tour of Portland,” and he’s dishing on PDX music—then and now.

12/28/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

READ ‘EM AND EAT

Devour These January Cookbook Readings at Powell’s

Four food writers speak in the coming month on cured meats, craft distilling, and the origins of taste.

12/18/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew: December 2015

The year’s end brings a landslide of closures, including Levant, Marmo, and Hawthorne Lobster House; Lardo opens a new bottle shop.

12/14/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Pip’s Doughnut Bake Sale, Burnside Brewing’s 5th Anniversary, and More Portland Food Events

…including Stone Barn’s open house, complete with pinot noir port, nocino, and a full lineup of fruit liqueurs, from quince to pear.

12/11/2015 By Rachel Grozanick and Benjamin Tepler

HOLIDAY EATS

Where to Eat on Christmas and New Year's

10 places to stuff your face during the holidays.

12/08/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Cookbook Socials, IKEA Julbord Blowouts, and More Portland Food Events

...including festive tap-takeovers, holiday party planning from the experts, and turkey nachos.

11/23/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

HOLIDAYS

Oregon's Massive Christmas Tree Industry Gets Ready for a Record Holiday Season

5 things you didn't know about the nation's #1 Christmas tree producing state. (That's us!)

11/23/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Rachel Grozanick

INTERVIEW

Q & A with Jared Goodman, Ice Cream Trouper

The one-man show behind Morgan Street Theater talks about his greatest hits and launching a bonafide pop-up.

11/20/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Pizza Maria Shutters, Salt & Straw Teases Soft Serve, and Stumptown Coffee Launches Breakfast

... and more Portland food news.

11/16/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

THANKSGIVING 2015

The Thanksgiving Hit List: Where to Dine Out; Where to Order In

We’ve compiled a list of Portland’s new and iconic Thanksgiving restaurant dinners—plus a cheat sheet for getting Thanksgiving to-go.

11/10/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Mi Mero Mole Brings the Tequila, Cooper’s Hall Brings the Champagne, and Division Street Brings the Beaujolais

November is shaping up to be a boozy month. Plus: gumbo flights at Acadia and Levant and Smallwares team up for the love of lamb.

11/09/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew: November 2015

Bamboo Sushi to open a fourth location, Ned Ludd says goodbye to brunch and pizza, and Son of a Biscuit just says goodbye.

11/02/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Le Pigeon Goes Italian, Organic Pumpkin Patches, and More Portland Food Events

...including Olympia Provision's culinary exploration of Switzerland and Tapalaya's Dia de los Muertos celebration.

10/26/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew: October 2015

PDX dominates Wild About Game, Amazon offers 1-hour delivery for restaurants and groceries, and John Gorham plans a rotisserie chicken tapas bar in Pine Street Market.

10/21/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

BUSINESS

The B Corporation Movement Rallies in Portland, Determined to Change How Business Works

Sustainable. Fair. But can a different kind of corporation make bank?

10/14/2015 By Rachel Grozanick