Dining Guide

19 Portland Restaurants for Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

From meatless Israeli to sustainable sushi to fresh-fruit smoothies, head to these spots for guilt-free noshing.

12/28/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Holiday Eats

10 Ways to Eat Your Heart Out This Holiday Season

Whole goose suppers, potato latkes, and truffle-laced filet mignon await!

12/14/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Best Restaurants 2017

Here Are Portland Monthly's Best Restaurants of 2017

If you want to understand this city and its food scene, use this list as your guide.

10/12/2017 By Zach Dundas

Best Restaurants 2017

Portland’s Best New Restaurants of 2017

2017 was a wild, delicious year. These dining experiences defined the city's scene.

10/12/2017 Edited by Zach Dundas By Karen Brooks, Kelly Clarke, and Benjamin Tepler Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Best Restaurants 2017: Sweet Deal

Eat Dessert for Dinner at Departure

Gregory Gourdet’s pan-Asian sweet treats are what you didn’t know you were waiting for.

10/12/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Food News

Gregory Gourdet Flies Solo at 7th Annual Summer’s End Vegan Dinner

Tickets are now available for the six-course meal, taking place October 4.

09/12/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Recipes

Vegan? Carnivore? Gregory Gourdet's Summer Salad Satisfies All Eaters

Departure's Top Chef celeb pulls out all the stops for this equal-opportunity stunner.

08/14/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat Here Now

10 Ways to Gorge on Portland's Early-Summer Fruit Haul

Including pickled rhubarb at Departure, Ox's barbecued strawberries on rib eye, a broody blackberry cocktail, and marionberry handpies.

06/28/2017 By Caitlin Medearis

Summer Sweets

Is Gregory Gourdet Making the Desserts of Summer?

The Departure chef unleashes a gothy coconut ash sundae stunner, and readies an ice cream cone lineup for sunny day domination.

06/19/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Cheat Sheet

Where to Score the Best Three-Course Deals during Portland Dining Month

Here are our 15 top picks for March’s money-saving bonanza.

02/22/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

GOOD EATS

Portland’s 10 Best Healthy Dishes

From heavenly acai bowls to vegan corn cashew pizza, here are 10 of the city's most nourishing—and delicious—dishes.

06/24/2016 By Benjamin Tepler and Molly Woodstock Photography by Aubrie Legault

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From spicy miso ramen at Departure to oysters at Olympia Oyster Bar, these are the things you must devour right now.

01/13/2016 By Eat Beat Team

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Top Picks for Chefs Week PDX

The third-annual food festival from Top Chef front-runner Gregory Gourdet is bigger and more star-studded than ever.

01/12/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Year in Review

Karen Brooks’s Best Portland Dishes 2015

Portland Monthly’s food critic on the dishes that defined the year.

12/29/2015 By Karen Brooks

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week: Dec 23–29

From char-spotted pepperoni pies at Pizza Jerk to grand whole Peking duck at Departure, these are the things you must devour this week.

12/23/2015 By Eat Beat Team

FOOD EVENTS

Departure’s 5th Annual Summer’s End Vegan Dinner Announced

Chefs Gregory Gourdet and Joshua McFadden celebrate all things veggie at this collaborative feast.

07/09/2015 By Molly Woodstock

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland’s 2015 James Beard Award Semi-Finalists

Major nominations for this year’s class of culinary professionals.

02/18/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Star-studded dinners at Jacobsen Salt, Francophile suppers at Elder Hall, Bengali cuisine at Thali, and more upcoming food and drink events.

11/04/2014 By Eat Beat Team

BREAKING NEWS

Departure’s Gregory Gourdet Launches Monthly Pop-up Dinners

With chef Gregory Gourdet’s new “Compass Series,” a fierce Top Chef competitor puts a stamp on Japanese, Chinese, and Haitian cuisines.

10/20/2014 By Karen Brooks

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Departure's Paleo Pop-Up Brunch with Nom Nom Paleo

Michelle Tam and Gregory Gourdet are teaming up (again) for another show-stopping Paleo meal.

10/06/2014 By Allison Jones