Breaking News

Standout Coffee and Chocolate Bar Cloudforest is Closing

The vaunted Cloudforest chocolate line will live on, but Sebastian Cisneros’ ambitious chocolate factory and espresso bar will shutter Monday.

08/05/2019 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

1927 S’mores to Take Over Chizu Space Downtown This Summer

Steve Jones’ sushi-style cheese counter will make way for fancy s’mores and hot cocoa in a chic, nostalgia-bait log cabin.

05/24/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Chocolate

What It’s Like to Drive a Truck Full of Chocolate from Texas to Portland

The open road. A truck. A mission. And coolers packed with “slave-free" chocolate.

04/30/2019 By Margaret Seiler

Recipes

Texas Pecan Sheet Cake Gets a Cannabis Kick

What does Oregon’s top cannabis chocolatier eat in her downtime? Fancy weed brownies, basically.

02/26/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2018: Eat This Now

Portland's 5 Must-Eat Dishes of 2018

Pan pizza to tinned fish to the dreamiest chocolate chip cookies, here's what we just can't quit this year.

10/10/2018 By Karen Brooks and Kelly Clarke

Breaking News

Alma Chocolate Sold to Moonstruck

The pioneering indie chocolate shop will hand over the reins.

09/14/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

News to Chew

Vitaly Paley to Open Third Hotel Restaurant, Alma Chocolate Downsizes, and More PDX Food News

… including the closure of Bernie's Southern Bistro, a new Icelandic hotel and (possibly) restaurant, and the sad, weird case of an Oregon Culinary Institute murder.

09/12/2018 By Emma Luthy and James Stevens

Word of Mouth

Portland's Woodblock Is Charley's Real-Life Chocolate Factory (and Café)

No one is more excited about chocolate than Charley and Jessica Wheelock.

09/11/2018 By Karen Brooks

Summer Eats: Fun in the Sun

11 Amazing Ways to Savor Summer in Portland

Garden bowers. Yacht-side patios. Slurping banana pudding milkshakes and swilling beers with llamas. We’ve got ideas.

06/19/2018 By Karen Brooks, Kelly Clarke, Rebecca Jacobson, Sam Pape, Benjamin Tepler, and Sarah Williams

Breaking News

Woodblock Chocolate Readies a Giant 'Manufactory' and Café Off NE Broadway

Portland’s cacao fanatics promise 1,500 square feet of chocolate bon-bons, drinks, and cookies, plus an up-close look at their bean-to-bar process.

05/30/2018 By Karen Brooks

Word of Mouth

Meet Portland Chocolate Phenom Sebastian Cisneros

The Ecuador-born chocolatier opens Cloudforest, a shrine to chocolate making and chocolate drinking on SE Stark.

04/24/2018 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Cloudforest Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Factory & Espresso Bar Opens on SE Stark

Portland's premier chocolate maker, Sebastian Cisneros, rebrands the Cocanu name with a brick-and-mortar, drinking chocolate, and wild new bars.

03/28/2018 By Karen Brooks

Recipes

Chocolate Babka Is the Best Thing Ever

Pastry whiz Clare Gordon teaches the art of buttery, chocolate-filled bread.

01/30/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Cannabis: Collaborators

These High-End Edibles Are All about Culinary Collaboration

Portland's Leif Goods partners with local makers and chefs to create sophisticated cannabis treats.

01/30/2018 By Courtney Eldridge

Weekly Planner

A New Oyster Festival, the Return of DaNet, and More PDX Food Events

… including a clay pot dinner at Aviary, Jolie Laide’s Langbaan takeover, and a month of chocolatey desserts.

01/10/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Word of Mouth

Forget Wine. Here's What Food Critic Karen Brooks Brings to a Party.

From geeky nut butters to cool chocolate bars, you're guaranteed another invite.

11/20/2017 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

An Indie Chocolate Shop Opens Inside Artisan Fro-Yo Star Eb & Bean

This is, indeed, the most adorable Portland food story ever.

06/27/2017 By Karen Brooks

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

West End: Oddities

Five Things You'll Find Only in Portland's West End

From strip institutions to periodical paradises, Old Portland is alive and well around here.

05/15/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Staff

Coffee Guide: Cream of the Cups

5 Coffee Drinks Worth a Drive across Town

From thirst-quenching coffee soda to a decadent s'mores mocha, it's time to abandon that Americano order.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler