Breaking News

Vivienne Will Become an Evening Cafe, Wine Bar, and Bookshop

Goodbye to brunch and hello to book signings, vintage books and kitchenwares, and beef cheek lasagna.

09/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories to Watch This Week

Here’s your cheat sheet to what everyone in Portland will be talking about this week

08/30/2021 By Julia Silverman

Breaking News

Next-Gen Vietnamese American Noodle Shop Thơm Opens Soon

Jimmy and Johnny Le, who grew up in their parents' restaurant, have created a cool new haunt for old-school pho, opening August 19.

08/12/2021 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Quaintrelle Will Reopen August 29

The funky, fun fine dining restaurant will open in its new location in Southeast Portland later this month.

08/06/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Feast Portland Will Return This Summer

Rather than flying in chefs from across the country, the smaller scale Feast Portland is all about showcasing local talent.

06/21/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Derby Kenton 2.0 Unleashes Tropical Cocktails, Smash Burgers, and Filipino-Inspired Brunch

For her second North Portland act, Filipino American restaurateur Judith Stokes will unleash her vision of food and hospitality—drag bingo and live jazz in tow.

06/16/2021 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Portland’s Beloved Ataula Will Not Reopen

José Chesa and Cristina Baez's iconic Catalan restaurant is no more. A farewell to one of the city's defining food gems.

04/22/2021 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Mama Dút Foods Plans a Second Location in the Alberta Neighborhood

Owner Thuy Pham made the announcement over Instagram Live today.

03/23/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Oma’s Takeaway Will Morph into Oma’s Hideaway, with a Night Market Feel and Live Cooking

Thomas and Mariah Pisha-Duffly’s Division Street restaurant has been on hiatus since January, but it’s coming back refreshed in mid-April.

02/26/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Breaking: New Island-Inspired Bar Will Offer Adult Capri Suns and Filipino Bar Snacks

Bit House Collective, a collaboration between Pono Brewing, Magna, and Natasha Mesa, opens in SE Portland March 3.

02/23/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Everybody Eats PDX Will Bring Ultimate Seafood Mac and Peach Cobbler Chicken and Waffles to the Pearl

Come for the Southern-meets-Pacific-Northwest cooking; stay for the atmosphere, the peach margaritas, and the community focus.

02/18/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Akadi Will Close December 31, But Promises To Return

Owner Fatou Ouattara says her West African restaurant will be back bigger and better than ever.

12/22/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Chef Naomi Pomeroy Reveals Her Next Project: Ripe Cooperative

In late November, Portland's iconic Beast will morph into a new kind of market—boutique deli meets Mister Rogers factory tours.

10/30/2020 By Karen Brooks

Wildfires

"Where Will We Go?"

With wildfires spreading quickly around Oregon, we hear from evacuated residents who wonder if there are any safe havens left.

09/11/2020 By Riley Blake

Wildfires

Even the Oregon Coast Is Burning

Traditionally a place of refuge from heat and smoke, the skies above parts of the Pacific have turned red.

09/09/2020 By Ainslee Dicken

Disaster

Here’s How to Help the Victims of Oregon’s Wildfires

Thousands around the state are under evacuation orders as multiple fires rage, fanned by high winds.

09/09/2020 By Julia Silverman

Breaking News

Oma’s Takeaway by Gado Gado Opens in August

The to-go and patio dining spot will specialize in Indonesian-Malaysian-Chinese barbecue platters.

07/28/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

The Bakery at Bar King Readies to Open August 6

The best baker you've never heard of has two projects unfolding: a major Southeast bakery and a downtown donut pop-up Aug 1–2 that announces a soon-to-open Berliner donut shop.

07/28/2020 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Gabriel Rucker’s Riff on the Crunchwrap Supreme Coming to Alit Wines

What better pairing for a glass of pinot noir than a Taco Bell–inspired snack?

07/16/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Kimura Toast Bar Is What We Need Right Now

Japanese pizza toast, homemade shokupan, and dessert for breakfast is coming for N Williams, from the minds behind Kayo's Ramen Bar.

06/30/2020 By Karen Brooks