Openings

New, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+-Focused Food Cart Pod to Open in Southeast Portland

It's the first project from the new restaurant group Win Win, from the owners of soup dumpling spot XLB

07/26/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Food and Drink

Yes, Pix Patisserie is Closing. That Doesn't Mean It's Going Away

Owner Cheryl Wakerhauser says the iconic spot is reinventing itself, as it always has.

07/08/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Q&A

Ripping the City With Emily Greene

The 'Foodie Snitch' creator dishes on her favorite place to getaway, the future of Portland, and restaurants–of course.

06/22/2022 By Dalila Brent

Cocktails

The Best Boozy Brunch Drinks in Portland

Bloody Mary riffs and more cocktails to start the day from Hey Love, Flattop & Salamander, and Broder

06/16/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Brunch Talk

The Truth about Brunch, from the Restaurant Workers Who Make It Happen

Toki chefs, a Broder owner, and other veterans of the most trying restaurant service talk all-day eggs and hair of the dog.

06/16/2022 By Matthew Trueherz Illustrations by Chris Danger

Flour Power

The 8 Best Pastries to Make Your Morning

From classic cinnamon rolls to raspberry rose cruffins, pair these numbers with coffee for an excellent start to the day.

06/15/2022 By Karen Brooks and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breakfast

Nostalgia on a Plate: These Portland Breakfast Spots Still Reign Supreme

The Original Pancake House in Southwest Portland and Fuller’s Coffee Shop in the Pearl District still hit the spot with pancakes, biscuits and gravy, and more.

06/13/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Recipe

Xocotl Juice and Smoothie Bar Blends Latin America and Portland

At the Portland Mercado, tropical smoothie bowls get topped with pistachio butter, and avocado toast meets beet-chipotle hummus and ground grasshoppers.

06/10/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Oregon Coast

Food, Vintage Finds, and Ecola State Park: The Many Wonders of Cannon Beach

Gaze at Haystack Rock, enjoy fine dining and breweries, and hike in Ecola State Park in this beach town close to Portland.

06/07/2022 By Julia Silverman

Oregon Coast

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play on Oregon’s Central Coast

Spot sea lions, a lighthouse, and lots of sand in Yachats, Florence, the Oregon Dunes, Reedsport, and beyond

06/07/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Oregon Coast

Seaside, Oregon, Is a Hesher Sanditon and We’re Here for It

Crabbing, taffy, corn dogs, and a carousel for a classic Oregon coast experience

06/07/2022 By Heather Arndt Anderson

Oregon Coast

Find a Wild Writer’s Retreat and The Ring Vibes in Newport

Lincoln City has the casino and the kite festivals, but Newport, along with tourist draws like the Oregon Coast Aquarium and Ripley’s Believe it Or Not, has that certain air of mystery.

06/07/2022 By Conner Reed

Oregon Coast

Find Funky Towns, Fancy Chowder, and More from Manzanita to Pacific City

For a day trip or a weekend getaway, the towns, tastes, and trails around Nehalem, Tillamook, and Netarts Bays and the Three Capes are worth the drive from Portland.

06/07/2022 By Fiona McCann and Julia Silverman

Beach Eats

Pronto Pup, the Corn Dog Born on the Oregon Coast

The tale of the beloved Rockaway Beach–born hot dog on a stick, from the bustling counter by the bumper cars in Seaside to beach shacks and food carts around the Great Lakes

06/06/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Travel

7 Last-Minute Spring Break Destinations for Sun-Deprived Portlanders

Still wondering where to go? Las Vegas, New Orleans, San Diego, and more await.

03/10/2022 By Dalila Brent, Shannon Daehnke, Gabriel Granillo, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michelle Harris, and Julia Silverman

Travel

Trip Tip: Government Camp

From pit stops to lodging to eateries, Schoolhouse's Sara Kinnamon Fritsch gives her recs for the perfect vacation at the 'crown jewel of Mount Hood.'

03/01/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Holidays

The Importance of Ofrendas on Día de los Muertos

Plus: We reach out to local Mexican/Mexican American/Latinx creators, makers, and businesses to help decorate our own ofrenda.

10/05/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Food and drink

5 Incredible Pumpkin Spice Lattes that Will Convert Even the Surliest Portlander 

Not all pumpkin spice lattes are terrible—here are five great ones around Portland.

09/30/2021 By Maggie Panos

Eat & Drink

Need a Break from Soda? Try These 4 Oregon-Made Kombuchas.

Discover the stories and flavors behind Brew Dr., Soma, and more brands sold in Portland.

09/20/2021 By Amy Joshu

Sponsored Content

A Drink the Sober Curious and Cocktail Connoisseurs Can Agree On

The Bitter Housewife’s handcrafted Bitters & Soda is a bitter swill to swallow, in all the best ways.

07/19/2021 By Ben McBee