BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Ava Gene’s Chef Lands Vegetable Cookbook Deal

Rising star chef Joshua McFadden and veteran Portland cookbook author Martha Holmberg will team up to dig deep into vegetables for New York house Artisan Publishers.

04/01/2014 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Secret to Ataula's Spanish-Accented Success

At tapas house Ataula, Barcelona-born Jose Chesa masters a rare ingredient in modernist cuisine: comfort.

04/01/2014 By Karen Brooks

OFF THE RECORD

Sandwich Headline Puns That Could Have Been

A behind-the-scenes look at groan-worthy sandwich issue titles that didn't make the cut.

03/04/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

25 Sandwiches That Will Change Your Life

Why Portland stacks up as America's great new sandwich city

03/03/2014 With Rachel Ritchie Edited by Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Five Ways Portland Redefines the Hamburger

What can a burger be? Meet these revolutionary takes.

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Vegan Grilled Cheese to Buttery Sausage Biscuits: Five Portland Sandwiches Built on Obsession

Passion unbound, no apologies: that’s the secret ingredient to sandwich happiness.

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Jalapeño Pickles to Raspberry Jam: Five Portland Sandwiches with Crazy-Good Condiments

To cut the mustard in Pickle Town, it is advisable to craft your own artisan extras.

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

String Beans, Coffee Mayo, and Chocolate: Five Portland Sandwiches That Break All the Rules

The coup de grace on a true, Stumptown-style sandwich? A renegade cry of “Anything goes!”

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Five Phenomenally Meaty Portland Sandwiches

Portland meats are serious business: smoked, brined, and charcuterized. (They don’t call us Porkland for nothing.)

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Five Portland Sandwiches Made with Killer Bread

Artisan bakery loaves, custom-ordered rolls, and an “I Baked It My Way” mindset aren’t merely options in Portland. They’re the law.

03/03/2014 Edited by Karen Brooks

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Roe and Sweedeedee Crack GQ's Best New Restaurants List

The mens' magazine's famously stuffy critic gives some love to two very different Portland establishments.

02/20/2014 By Nathan Tucker

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best Bars of the Moment

We sipped and rambled our way across the city in search of your favorite new bars—whether you’re in the mood for a fresh new spot or an old standby.

02/03/2014 With Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Aaron Scott, Benjamin Tepler, Margaret Seiler, and Marty Patail Edited by Kelly Clarke

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Spring Report: Ten Portland Restaurants to Watch

Your field guide to an exciting new season of Portland restaurant openings

01/27/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Boke Bowl West to Open This Spring

A second branch of Southeast Portland’s popular ramen-for-all shop readies to open at Northwest 18th and Northrup in April

01/27/2014 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT & BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

All-day happy hours, Ración's chef shuffles, Smallwares' wine flights, and the rest of the week's food and drink stories.

01/14/2014 By Eat Beat Team

ROUNDUP

Ten Things to Devour in 2014

Welcome to Portland's hunger games! Follow this guide to the city's most promising plates, and there will be no sacrificing flavor in the new year.

01/02/2014 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Karen Brooks

BEST OF 2013

An Edible Year: Our 2013 Restaurant Reviews

Twelve months of edible opinions from Portland Monthly's restaurant critic Karen Brooks and our hungry team of food writers.

12/19/2013

DINNER FOR A CAUSE

Portland Chefs Team Up For Typhoon Relief

Check out our slide show of photos from the recent benefit dinner at Beast, featuring the city's top culinary talent, six killer courses, and $12,000 donated to Mercy Corps's typhoon relief efforts.

11/26/2013 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

The Ultimate Week of Portland Dining

Your guide to a week of serious noshing in America's most original food city

11/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

Portland's 10 Best New Restaurants

Portland's next food chapter has arrived! We've curated the ultimate menu of the year: 10 spots ushering in a new era of eating. Pull up a seat and dig in.

11/01/2013 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Karen Brooks