BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

Neighborhood Haunts

Trends can be tiring. Sometimes you just want to dine where everyone knows your name—and how you like your eggs.

11/01/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

OUT AND ABOUT

2013 Tomato Tasting Festival

Dennis' Seven Dees 9th annual free Tomato Tasting Festival will showcase over 50 varieties—plus expert advice for next year's growing season.

09/05/2013 By Allison Jones

Recipe

Giro D’Italia

For this summery cocktail, Ciao Vito bartender Christopher Abbott mixes gin with a float of Campari.

08/17/2012 By Camas Davis

Recipe

Strawberry Margarita

Recipe Courtesy of Janina Wager, general manager of Saucebox

08/17/2012

Market Watch

Mr. Noodle and the Soba Story

Yaki-soba, Soba, and how to enjoy these Asian noodles this summer.

07/17/2012 By Kristin Belz

Introducing

Aviary Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever

The up-and-comer restaurant was damaged by a Fourth of July fire last summer. Now it's back.

03/23/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

Introducing

Introducing: Chop

Dig into one of Portland's brand-new secrets.

12/23/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Introducing

Nuvrei Patisserie & Café

Nuvrei is a stellar sandwich stop for Pearl District patrons.

11/23/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Wine

Cellar Notes: September 2011

Sip and savor a trio of wines with a holy history.

08/19/2011 By Condé Cox

Eat & Drink

High Spirits

Peruse an innovative menu of fresh combos and local liquor at the newly opened Bent Brick.

08/19/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Roundup

Crumb Trail

Our chocolate-chip trip through the city uncovered a wealth of cookie creativity.

08/19/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Slideshow

10 Essential Summer Treats

Our guide to Portland's quintessential dishes of summer.

06/29/2011 By Allison Jones

Review

The Rise of the Small

Good things come in small packages—especially when it comes to local baked goods.

05/20/2011 By Karen Brooks

Eat Here Now

Introducing: Aviary

Ambitious entrees are always in season at Aviary.

05/20/2011 By Karen Brooks

Market Watch

Olive Oil for the Masses, B.Y.O.B.

Local foodinista, Jim Dixon, is my olive oil confidante. Find him at his tiny Southeast shophouse every Monday to taste his collection of Mediterranean condi...

05/11/2011 By Teri Gelber

Eat Here Now

Eat This Now: Chicken Dinner at Tastebud

Tastebud delivers heavenly, smoky charred birds on its weekly Chicken Dinner Night.

04/22/2011 By Karen Brooks

Review

Ramen Rave

Launched just last fall, Boke Bowl has become a wildly popular noodle craze. Find out where the next monthly, “pop-up” restaurant will be.

03/10/2011 By Karen Brooks

Eat Here Now

The Big Egg

The Big Egg serves up some meticulously handcrafted breakfast sandwiches with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

03/10/2011 By Karen Brooks

Dining Guide

High Spirits: Central

Central is sensual space for ladies and gents, serving masterfully crafted cocktails and out-of-this-world crépes.

02/16/2011 By Kasey Cordell

SLURP

Eat This Now: Handmade Noodles at Frank’s Noodle House

Frank's Noodle House in NE Portland, serves up "the best handmade noodles in town."

01/14/2011 By Rachel Ritchie