Feast 2017

Recapping Feast 2017: Everything You Missed

Six years in, Feast continues to cement its reputation as a top American food festival. Portland Monthly's Karen Brooks and Kelly Clarke bear witness.

09/20/2017 By Karen Brooks and Kelly Clarke

Breaking News

Feast Portland Loses Texas Barbecue Star Aaron Franklin after Restaurant Fire

After major damage to Austin’s iconic Franklin Barbecue last week, a Portland favorite will stay home to rebuild.

08/30/2017 By Karen Brooks

Veggie Love: Essential Eats

5 Must-Eat Vegan Dishes in Portland

From ramen to pizza to doughnuts, here’s a handful of the city’s essential plant-based eats.

08/14/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: June 13–20

From pulled pork beans at the new Russell Street BBQ to crazy milkshakes at Late Shake, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

06/13/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Recipes

The Secret to the Heavenly Birds at Big's Chicken? Mayonnaise.

Here's how to make this delicious, hickory-bathed barbecue stunner at home.

06/12/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Hit List

6 Portland Barbecue Joints We Love

Whether you were weaned on South Carolina pork butt with mustard sauce or pure Lone Star brisket, there’s a smoky heap of meat waiting for you somewhere in the city.

05/15/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Cheap Eats

Cheap Eats 2017: 30 Portland Dishes That Will Break Your Mind—But Not Your Budget

Family-style Korean stews. Mood-altering chicken and jojos. A world of dumplings and $1 sushi delivered by a tiny train. Time to eat your way, wallet intact, across the city's rollicking food scene.

04/17/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Eden Dawn, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, Margaret Seiler, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

Comfort Food

8 Portland Comfort Food Classics to Devour Right Now

We scoured the city for the best rainy-day dishes from around the globe.

02/09/2017 Videography by Sika Stanton By Portland Monthly Staff

Best Restaurants 2016: Bucket List

30 Portland Restaurants for the Ultimate Local Dining Bucket List

Hope you’re hungry. Here are 30 top picks from Portland Monthly editors.

10/10/2016 By Kelly Clarke, Karen Brooks, and Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2016: Carts We Heart

Portland’s 5 Best New Food Carts of 2016

Montreal-style pastrami to smoldering coconut curry, these are our new favorites from the fast-paced world of cart cooking.

10/10/2016 By Kelly Clarke and Benjamin Tepler

Eat This Now

Sausage Party at Matt’s BBQ

At Portland’s hottest ‘cue cart, the ribs are great. But don’t forget the jalapeño-cheddar sausage.

08/24/2016 By Kelly Clarke

SOUL SCENE

Revisiting the Mid-Century Jazz Clubs and Soul Food Kitchens of Portland’s Albina Neighborhood

Before it became a chic bike thoroughfare, N Williams was a compact universe of black-owned businesses.

08/15/2016 By Kelly Clarke

EAT THIS NOW

Jook Joint's Awesome South by Southeast Asian Eats

Texas brisket–topped Thai porridge to coconut hush puppies, this downtown cart makes the Southern-fried Asian eats you never knew you craved.

03/11/2016 By Kelly Clarke

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best Bars for Late-Night Eating

It’s not all tater tots and cheese fries at these food-focused after-hours watering holes.

03/01/2016 By Alex Keith

BEST RESTAURANTS

Portland's Best New Barbecue: The People's Pig

Cliff Allen embraces only one school of barbecue: his own.

10/09/2015 By Karen Brooks

EAT HERE NOW

Smokehouse Tavern Raises the Barbecue Bar in Southeast

Some of the city's best ribs have hopped over from across the river.

05/26/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Barbecue Deluxe at Smokehouse Tavern

The Westside BBQ joint heads to the Southeast with brunch, booze, and late-night ribs.

04/14/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Barbecue at People's Pig Will Leave You in Hog Heaven

Holy smokes! After perfecting sandwiches, the former food cart is writing its own rules for bombastic barbecue.

04/02/2015 By Karen Brooks

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

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Chris Israel throws a surf party on PICA's rooftop, Nomad PDX pops up with a celebration of the sunflower, and Portland Meadows hosts a pro BBQ cook-off...get out and eat, folks!

08/11/2014 By Erica Iannitti