Introducing

Lovely’s Fifty-Fifty

The disappointing closure of Portland favorite Lovely Hula Hands has quickly been dismissed through the opening of Lovely's Fifty-Fifty, a pizza joint and ice cream parlor that bears the same owners.

04/16/2010 By Chris Bailey

Portland Plated

Coffee Confidential

Five coffee connoisseurs rank the Northwest’s finest roasts, Caffé Vita, Illy, Stumptown, Caffé Umbria, and Starbucks. May the best sip win.

04/15/2010 By Mike Thelin

High Spirits

Branch Whiskey Bar

The Branch Whiskey Bar has what it takes to be a neighborhood destination.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Introducing

Foster Burger

Peruse the plentiful patties at Foster Burger.

03/16/2010 With Brian Barker

Portland Plated

North Country

Noted Portland chef and tastemaker Chris Israel has created a taste for Danube dining at Grüner

03/16/2010 By Mike Thelin

High Spirits

Prost

Drink some bier and eat your wurst at this German beer hall, located on N Mississippi Avenue.

02/17/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Introducing

Metrovino

Pairing a meal with a quality wine can break a diner’s budget faster than a balloon payment these days. But since Metrovino opened in the Pearl District last year, the restaurant has offered a novel way of matching a superior wine to each course on its me

02/17/2010 By Mike Thelin

Savor

Iberian Grinder

Assemble Tabla Mediterranean Bistro chef Anthony Cafiero's Spanish-style _bocadillo_ at home. This sandwich includes ham or prosciutto with seasonal greens decorating a fresh baguette.

02/15/2010 By Deena Prichep

INTRODUCING…

Red Onion Thai Cuisine

Even as Thai joints spread across the city like Starbucks, Red Onion stands out from the pack with an adventurous menu.

01/19/2010 By Kaitlyn Evans

INTRODUCING

Fats

The newest member of Micah Camden's culinary empire, Fats, gives Portland the taste of a British gastropub. And poutine.

01/19/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Pour

Hive Minded

The ancient drink of the vikings gets reinvented as a sharp, fiery elixir.

01/19/2010 By Hannah Feldman

SAVOR

A Rustic Crostata Makes the Perfect Home for Your Leftover Preserves

Take advantage of the multitude of mason jars filled with local fruit by making heritage deserts such as Julie Richardson's jam crostata.

01/19/2010 By Deena Prichep

Portland Plated

Bold World Cuisine

After a tour of duty through world-renowned kitchens in Spain and France, Matt Lightner brings those European flavors back to Portland as head chef of Castagna.

01/19/2010 By Mike Thelin

HIGH SPIRITS

Mantra Espresso & Wine Bar

Mantra Espresso & Wine Bar brings some downtown glamor north of the Columbia.

12/11/2009 By Kasey Cordell

UPDATED LISTING

Noble Rot

Despite a move from its old-world digs, Noble Rot still brings the comfort food that Portlanders love.

12/11/2009 By Mike Thelin

PORTLAND PLATED

Worldly Bird

There's a lot more to fried chicken than the traditional dish we associate with the American South. A quick tour of Asia reveals enchanting alternatives.

12/11/2009 By Mike Thelin

PORTLAND PLATED

Fin City

If you’ve ever enjoyed the pasta with fresh crab at Clyde Common, the catfish clay pot at Pok Pok, or the pepper-salted squid at Jin Wah, you can thank ABC Seafood Market. This tiny storefront at SE 65th Avenue and Powell Boulevard has the largest selecti

11/09/2009 By Mike Thelin

EAT THIS NOW

Pepsi Chicken

Veteran restauranteur Jay Irvin marinades his chicken in Pepsi, making for a meat that's sweet, savory, and tender—think teriyaki chicken with a sorghum tinge.

11/09/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

INTRODUCING...

Introducing: Departure

Sitting atop the Nines, Departure offers a 270-degree view of the city and an interior that recalls the Starship Enterprise.

11/09/2009 By Mike Thelin

POUR

Autumn on the Rocks

Take a little inspiration from the Czech Republic to find the right drink to bridge the seasons in the city.

10/09/2009 By Rachel Ritchie