INTRODUCING

The People's Pig Does Barbecue Right

A lauded sandwich cart puts down roots with a new North Williams brick-and-mortar.

11/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

TITANS OF TEA

The Story Behind Steven Smith's Obsession with Tea

After transforming American tea with Tazo and Stash, Steven Smith chases the world’s greatest leaves.

11/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

PDX FEASTING

Portland's 10 Best Restaurants of 2014

Unrestaurants. Microcuisines. Ultra-personal food experiences. Welcome to the next frontier of Portland dining.

11/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland Monthly's Destination of the Year 2014: Maurice

With quirk and determination, Kristen Murray brings a blissful Swedish tradition to town.

10/10/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland Monthly's Cuisine of the Year 2014: Kachka and DaNet's Russian Party

With vastly different approaches, a veteran Portland chef and two newcomers to the scene are creating a people’s party you want to join.

10/09/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland Monthly's Rising Star Chef 2014: Nodoguro's Ryan Roadhouse

Trained under old-school sushi masters, this zen chef remixes Japanese tradition into feasts of casual complexity.

10/08/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland Monthly's Chef of the Year 2014: Ataula's Jose Chesa

Ataula’s Barcelona-born chef just wants to make you a righteous spanish meal.

10/07/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS 2014

Portland Monthly's Restaurant of the Year 2014: Langbaan

Langbaan blends the personal and the audacious into a downright addictive mash-up of Portland and Thailand.

10/06/2014 By Karen Brooks

THE CRUSH

Behind the Scenes of Oregon's Wine Country Harvest

We follow independent winemaker Brianne Day’s captivating journey from the vine to the bottle in the Willamette Valley.

09/30/2014 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Rachel Ritchie

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Davenport's Food Nerd Paradise

At Davenport, two shy dudes geek out on pristine ingredients, insider wines, and the coolest glasses on the planet.

09/26/2014 By Karen Brooks

RECIPE

DIY Pine Gravlax for a Very Local Brunch

Holdfast’s Will Preisch makes the most of this year’s record-breaking salmon run.

09/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE

How Viridian Farms Transformed Portland Menus

Thanks to a blend of Old World evangelism and Portland taste, this Spain-loving couple has become a bellwether of local food culture.

09/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE

The New Portland Pantry

14 Oregon-made kitchen cabinet essentials, from guajillo chile oil and spicy Thai peanut butter to marionberry espresso jam and addictive granola.

09/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

Food Lover's Guide

Five Local Kombucha Kings

Make your gut hapy with these five fermented phenoms we're loving this month!

09/02/2014 By Allison Jones

FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE

Five New Farmers Market Food Stars

Introducing a handful of upstart hotshots making waves at Portland area farmers market this season—and where to find them

09/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

LOCAL FOOD

The A to Z Food Lover's Guide to Oregon

This alphabetic sampler of the state's best things to eat and drink will sharpen your appetite (and appreciation) for the fertile place we call home.

09/02/2014 Edited by Zach Dundas and Benjamin Tepler By Rachel Ritchie, Allison Jones, Kelly Clarke, Marty Patail, Maya Seaman, Nicole Cordier, Caleb Diehl, and Sarah Richards

PARTY, PLANNED

Three Ways to Amp Up Your Labor Day Barbecue

Celebrate the end of summer in style with Ox's short rib recipe, refreshing shandy cocktails, and super-sized lawn games.

08/27/2014 By Kelly Clarke

PROFILE

How Salt & Straw Captured Portland in a Cone

The story of the city's rapidly growing ice cream empire, as told through five of Salt & Straw's signature flavors.

08/01/2014 Photography by Karen Brooks

SEIZE THE SUMMER

10 Adrenaline-Packed Summer Days

Looking for a healthy dose of adventure? Gather your friends, pack up your gear, and make it count.

08/01/2014 By Zach Dundas, Aaron Scott, Marty Patail, and Caleb Diehl Edited by Rachel Ritchie

SEIZE THE SUMMER

8 Low-Key Oregon Adventures

The recipe for a great day will often involve a balanced blend of walking, pedaling, food, and beer.

08/01/2014 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Eden Dawn, Allison Jones, Margaret Seiler, Michael Zusman, and Maya Seaman