COMFORT FOOD

Making A Case for “Chrysalis Time”

Screw YOLO. Between Instacart, Netflix, and box wine, why go outside at all this winter?

01/25/2016 By Amy Martin

RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Agony & the Ecstasy of Micah Edelstein’s Feisty Lamb

A one-woman restaurant bursts with heartfelt ideas and world flavors—if you can stick around long enough to taste them.

01/25/2016 By Karen Brooks

COMFORT FOOD

Hot Cups for Cold Days

From chai to hot buttered rum, we’ve got the liquid cure for whatever ails you.

01/25/2016 By Kelly Clarke, Fiona McCann, and Benjamin Tepler

COMFORT FOOD

The Search for Portland’s Magic Mac

For premium comfort, you’ve gotta get out of the city. Zigzag’s Skyway Bar and Grill has the mac ’n’ cheese you’ve been dreaming of.

01/25/2016 By Kelly Clarke

COMFORT FOOD

Dumplings of the World, Unite!

Whether steamed, boiled, fried, or filled, almost every nation has at least one variation of these irresistible doughy morsels. It’s time for a global tour.

01/25/2016 By Rachel Grozanick

COMFORT FOOD

Taste-Testing Portland’s Pho Kings

We slurped bowls from a handful of the city’s most beloved neighborhood pho spots. Here are this winter’s essential beef noodle soups.

01/25/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

COMFORT FOOD

16 Ridiculously Comforting Dishes from Around the Globe

Search out your next rainy-day dish or guilty pleasure by comfort keyword: soothing, hearty, homey, gooey, or spicy.

01/25/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, Marty Patail, Tuck Woodstock, Rachel Ritchie, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas

EAT HERE NOW

Homegrown Smoker Gets a Warm, Cozy Home

After three carts, three moves, and nearly seven years, the city’s finest meatless barbecue outfit debuts a brick-and-mortar outpost.

01/25/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

BEER

A New Lents Brewery Evokes an Obscure German Tradition

Zoiglhaus Brewing Company shares the wort.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

RECIPE

A Taste of True Catalan Comfort

Spanish modernist José Chesa shares a recipe from his chocolate-fueled childhood.

01/25/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

NEWS

Ruby Jewel Takes Its Ice Cream Sandwiches Nationwide

With a new production facility, the local ice cream maker eyes expansion.

01/25/2016 By Emma Mannheimer

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Oregon Dominates the 2016 Good Food Awards

At the major annual food fest, artisan producers from across Oregon scored big. (Only a certain state to our south—so, like, whatever—earned more accolades.)

01/21/2016 By Alex Keith

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From poke bowls at World Foods to fried chicken at Dub’s St. Johns, these are the things you must consume immediately.

01/20/2016 By Eat Beat Team

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Brunch Serene at SW Portland’s Broder Söder

Broder’s third Scandinavian outpost is more than the sum of its parts.

01/19/2016 By Kelly Clarke

BREAKING NEWS

Portland’s Din Din Will Close in February

Courtney Sproule is hanging up her apron for now. We’ll miss her unusual blend of French cooking, seasonal intensity and changing monthly décor.

01/18/2016 By Karen Brooks and Benjamin Tepler

COMFORT FOOD

The Spud Bracket

Pit Portland’s most awesome potatoes against one another in a drag-out battle for carb-loading supremacy.

01/15/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

The Oregon Truffle Festival Returns with Triple the Truffles

The 2016 festival expands to three weekends and adds truffle boozing.

01/14/2016 By Alex Keith

PDX INT’L

Kenny & Zuke's and 'The First Airport Tasting Room in the World' Land at PDX

Plus three Portland coffee roasters and a farm-to-table market join the high-flying lineup.

01/14/2016 By Alex Keith

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

FORECASTING 2016

We Predict: Portland’s Best Restaurants 2016

A charcoal-fired paella restaurant, a Southern Thai curry house, the city’s first food hall, and bold new small plates compete to be Portland’s next great breakout.

01/13/2016 By Karen Brooks