First Look

Inside Bistro Agnes, Downtown’s New Old-School Frenchie Joint

James Beard Award winners Greg and Gabi Denton of Ox have just opened their SuperBite replacement.

01/17/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat This Now

Eat Spicy Hand-Pulled Chinese Noodles at This Downtown Food Cart

Stretch the Noodle is your new go-to for takeout lunch.

12/06/2017 By Kelly Clarke

First Impressions

Downtown’s New Afuri Ramen Outpost Brings Double the Dumplings

The Tokyo chain’s newest Portland location wields a slimmed-down menu with zippy service, poke, and more gyoza.

11/21/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

James Beard Award-Winning Chefs Greg and Gabi Denton to Open Bistro Agnes in Downtown’s SuperBite Space

Goodbye, wild microplates; hello, steak frites and profiteroles. In mid-January, the critically acclaimed chef-couple will embrace their culinary roots: soul-warming French bistro cooking.

11/01/2017 By Karen Brooks

Eat Here Now

Downtown Portland Has a New Pizza Go-To

Imperial's fun new side project, Crown Pizza, serves up messy-wonderful New York pies.

09/13/2017 By Kelly Clarke

West End: Food & Drink

Where to Eat in Portland's West End

Subterranean cocktail bunkers, a Northwest brunch mecca, and one of the city's best food cart pods. Explore this neighborhood while you're hungry.

05/15/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Staff

Hit List

8 Power Lunch Destinations in Downtown Portland

Hosting foreign executives? Taking the team out for martinis? Just want to wear a suit? We’ve got a crisp-linen tablecloth for you.

04/11/2017 By Elise Herron

Editor's Note

You Should Be Drinking a Martini at Jake’s Famous Crawfish Right Now

J’adore this old Portland warhorse.

08/15/2016 By Zach Dundas

EAT HERE NOW

Is this Stretch of Downtown Portland's Little Italy?

Two new Italian-leaning watering holes anchor a budding stretch of Southwest Morrison.

06/09/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

EAT HERE NOW

All-Way's Hamburger Time Machine

Broder’s Peter Bro resurrects the diner that time forgot, deliciously.

02/02/2015 By Kelly Clarke

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Inside Fogo de Chão

The meat-eaters at Portland Monthly headed over for Friday lunch at downtown's new Brazilian churrascaria...here's what we thought.

06/09/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff

MENU WATCH

Taste Test: Little Bird's New Bistro Burger

Gabriel Rucker's downtown French bistro switches up their menu. How does the new burger stand up to the Le Pigeon classic?

01/24/2014 By Nathan Tucker

NEWS

Union Way's New Path from Powells to the Ace

A glimpse of downtown's intriguing new "Parisian" passage

06/04/2013 By Rachel Rasmussen

EAT WITH YOUR EYES

Bistro Marquee's Headlining Plates

Former Screen Door chef Rick Widmayer crafts down-home classics (and a new fried chicken recipe) on SW Market.

05/29/2013 By Allison Jones

OPENING WATCH

First Look at Anthony Cafiero's Ración

Peek inside the former Tabla chef's modernist open kitchen and bar, set to debut in the West End on March 7th.

02/27/2013 By Allison Jones

OPENING WEEK

Downtown Kure Juice Bar Opens on SW Taylor

After two years slinging smoothies and juice from a cart on SE Hawthorne, Nate Higgins and Nick Armour have launched a brick-and-mortar to satisfy Portland's fruit and veg cravings.

02/21/2013 By Allison Jones

HEALTHY EATS

Jackson's Lite 'n Tasty

Burgers, fries, and shakes that won't weigh heavy on your stomach—or your conscience.

12/18/2012 By John Chandler

OPENING DAY

Inside Vitaly Paley's Portland Penny Diner

The Paley's second new opening this season is serving up fry bread sandwiches, breakfast nosh, and throw-back soda fountain cocktails for kids of all ages.

12/01/2012 By Allison Jones

OPENING NIGHT

Vitaly Paley's Imperial Opens on SW Broadway

The second eatery from the James Beard Award-winning chef of Paley's Place opened this week for PNW-centric breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

09/14/2012 By Allison Jones

Slideshow

Slide Show: Inside Vitaly Paley's Imperial

We've got photos and first bites from the new PNW-centric SW Broadway eatery from the James Beard Award-winning chef of Paley's Place.

09/14/2012