Dining Guide

34 Women-Run Portland Restaurants We Love

Who run the (food) world? These ladies.

03/20/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Protest Cookies

Female Bakers Unleash "Cookie Grab 2017" to Raise Money for Planned Parenthood

Proceeds from the kick-ass cookie boxes, loaded with goods from 21 lady-operated Portland spots, will be delivered to Planned Parenthood on the day of Trump's inauguration.

01/06/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: January 4–11

From Japanese curry-filled pastries at Oyatsupan to chocolate-covered halvah at World Foods, these are the things you must devour this week.

01/04/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Restaurant Review

Baker Ken Forkish Masters a New Collection of Outstanding Breads

Crusty levain loaves to butter-crackling spelt croissants, the lord of Ken’s Artisan Bakery has a new swagger at Trifecta Annex.

12/20/2016 By Karen Brooks

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

NE Sandy Boulevard Is Portland’s Best Cheap Eats Drive–Thru

Barren shortcut no more, Sandy is home to a handful of hot new food hubs and some stalwart Portland gems.

06/13/2016 By Kelly Clarke

SWEET CHANGES

Pearl District Pastry Haven Nuvrei Gets a Tasty Makeover

Salads and sandwiches be gone: a treasure trove of meticulously crafted new pastries and a sleek makeover mark a new era for the Pearl bakery.

05/22/2015 By Kelly Clarke

BREAKING NEWS

Kir Jensen's Sugar Cube Bakery Closing May 3

The longtime sugar-pusher says a bittersweet goodbye to her Alberta bakery and hints at a "higher calling" coming soon.

04/28/2015 By Kelly Clarke

OPENING WATCH

Inside Kyra's Bake Shop's New and Improved Gluten-Free Bakery

Lauded Lake Oswego baker and Cupcake Wars champion Kyra Bussanich opens the doors to her bigger, brighter bakery and cafe.

11/18/2014 By Allison Jones

HIT LIST

2014's Fresh Harvest of Fall Pastries

You know fall has arrived when Portland bakeries explode with a dizzying array of pumpkin-flavored, spice-laden everything. We've rounded up the best, including plenty of vegan and gluten-free options

10/23/2014 By Anna Loh

BREAKING NEWS

Gluten-Free Kyra's Bake Shop's Big Expansion

Lauded Lake Oswego baker and "Cupcake Wars" champion Kyra Bussanich will debut a bigger, brighter cafe this fall.

09/11/2014 By Allison Jones and Nicole Cordier

FOOD FINDER

Portland's Late Summer Stone Fruit Pastries

Before the pumpkin spice onslaught begins, send off summer with a swan-song slice of indulgent stone fruit pastries.

09/03/2014 By Allison Jones and Anna Loh

OPENING WATCH

Palace Cakes Now Open Downtown

Two Tarts owner Elizabeth Beekley launches her by-the-slice cake operation.

09/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

OPENING WATCH

The Story Behind Saint Cupcake's Resurrection

On the dawn of the beloved cupcake bakery’s return, we step into the recently relaunched Belmont shop to chat with the brand's new owners.

06/06/2014 By Allison Jones and Erica Iannitti

RESTAURANT & BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

The debut of Double Barrel and Cheese & Crack Snack Shop, St. Honore's edible tribute to the new Wes Anderson film, and a historic renovation of a Northeastern Oregon landmark tavern

03/12/2014 By Salish Davis

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 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

EAT WITH YOUR EYES

Petunia's Pies & Pastries Expands Savory Menu

The downtown bakery debuts new gluten-free, vegan lunch items from lasagna to pot pie.

01/28/2014 Photography by Allison Jones By Molly Woodstock

PERFECT PAIRS

Saint Honoré's Cider-Powered Happy Hour

The French bakery's third location offers Portland's widest selection of ciders on tap alongside sweet and savory Alsatian dishes, from tarte flambe to kougelhof.

01/23/2014 By Allison Jones

Eat This Now

Nuvrei Debuts Hot Hourly Croissants and Macaron Counter

Cult bakery Nuvrei announces the "Return of Le Mac" with a new macarons counter and fresh croissants on the hour.

01/23/2014 By Kelly Clarke

FOOD FINDER

Portland Gluten Free Food & Drink Guide

From 100% gluten-free restaurants, breweries, and bakeries to fine dining destinations with dedicated GF menus, we've rounded up our go-to spots for gluten-free dining.

01/14/2014 By Allison Jones and Molly Woodstock