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Pastrami Zombie to Open Brick-and-Mortar on E Burnside

The purveyor of the city’s best pastrami—and one of Portland Monthly’s favorite food carts of 2017—puts down roots.

10/17/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2017

Here Are Portland Monthly's Best Restaurants of 2017

If you want to understand this city and its food scene, use this list as your guide.

10/12/2017 By Zach Dundas

Best Restaurants 2017

Portland’s Best New Restaurants of 2017

2017 was a wild, delicious year. These dining experiences defined the city's scene.

10/12/2017 Edited by Zach Dundas By Karen Brooks, Kelly Clarke, and Benjamin Tepler Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Best Restaurants 2017: Eat Here Now

5 Portland Food Carts We Just Can't Quit

From crazy-creative scratch pastas to cult-worshipped pastrami, these are the year's standout carts.

10/12/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Dining Guide

These Are Portland’s 50 Essential Sit-Down Restaurants Right Now

Hungry? Here are top picks from Portland Monthly editors.

10/12/2017 By Eat Beat Team

The Class of '07

So Many Great Portland Restaurants Opened in 2007. Are They Still Good?

These five spots would define the revolutionary decade that followed. But how do they hold up in 2017?

10/12/2017 By Benjamin Tepler, Ramona DeNies, Kelly Clarke, Zach Dundas, and Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2017: Destroy All Appetizers

A Throwback Chinese Restaurant Near PSU Has All the Dumplings

Duck House is old-school and alright.

10/12/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Best Restaurants 2017: Sweet Deal

Eat Dessert for Dinner at Departure

Gregory Gourdet’s pan-Asian sweet treats are what you didn’t know you were waiting for.

10/12/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Best Restaurants 2017: Get Down with B.A.P.

Crown Brings Behemoth New York-Style Party Pies to Downtown’s Pizza Desert

And there was much rejoicing.

10/12/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Best Restaurants 2017: Get Your Laab On

Portland Monthly’s Dish of the Year 2017: Spicy Thai Laabs at Paadee

Langbaan’s big-sister restaurant turns into an Isaan outpost twice a week.

10/12/2017 By Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2017: Get Coffee Geeked

Maybe All Portland Needed to Get a Great Coffee + Brunch Spot Was … Australians?

The Antipodeans have a strange knack for the stuff.

10/12/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Best Restaurants 2017: Three Degrees of Naoko

3 Ways a Japanese Chef Created an Only-in-Portland Gem

Here’s how Naoko Tamura’s downtown spot went from dorky to destination.

10/12/2017 By Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2017: Commune with Mother Russia

In Fantasy Version of Old Russia, Fancy Tea Serves You

Headwaters at the Heathman Hotel recreates imperial glamour every weekend.

10/12/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2017: The Unrestaurants

3 Portland Pop-Ups That Shook Up Dining and Drinking in 2017

We visited the “outer rings of the vegetable planet,” among other strange places.

10/12/2017 By Karen Brooks and Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2017: Get Salty & Smoked

Bar Casa Vale Survived and Thrived in 2017

The sherry bar became Portland’s best place for smoky Spanish bites.

10/12/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2017: Discover Nacho Theory

Portland Monthly’s 2017 Chefs of the Year: Tusk’s Sam Smith and Joshua McFadden

With Middle Eastern spices and farm-fresh rigor, Tusk’s co-owners make vegetables taste fresh again.

10/12/2017 By Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2017: Hang with Cho

Han Oak Is Portland Monthly’s 2017 Restaurant of the Year

With epic dumplings and endless format changes, Peter Cho remakes Korean cooking and captures a city’s spirit.

10/12/2017 By Karen Brooks

News to Chew

Hat Yai Expands, Bamboo Sushi and Salt & Straw Head to Lake O, and More PDX Food News

… including Irving Street Kitchen’s big Wild About Game win, Stacked’s new brunch, and the closure of Oba.

10/11/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Dining Guide

17 Portland Restaurants with Stellar Wine Lists

From hard-to-find Slovenian wines to mile-long Champagne lists, here's where to eat out when you're serious about grapes.

09/13/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Entertaining

You, Too, Can Make the Pierogi of Portland Punk Legend and Lore

We tracked down the recipe for the Foggy Notion's killer potato dumplings.

09/13/2017 By Liz Crain Photography by Stuart Mullenberg