Restaurants

Chef Umut Matkap Is Bringing a Taste of Turkish Tavern Cuisine to Portland

Grab your rakı glasses and get ready to meyhane at Lokanta.

03/14/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Comfort Food

Life Got You Down? Food on a Stick Should Do the Trick

The Seoul street food skewers at Ko Sisters are ideal for a little pick-me-up.

03/10/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Comfort Food

5 Portland Chefs on the Recipes They Learned to Cook from Their Moms and Grandmas

Here's edible proof that sometimes moms really do know best.

03/07/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton Photography by Thomas Teal

Pop-Up Pick

Vegan Sushi Pop-Up Mitate Goes Beyond Cucumber Rolls

There's nothing fishy about these rolls.

03/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food & Drink

Meet the Dream Team at República in Portland's Pearl District

The new Mexican café, wine bar, and restaurant isn’t just about one chef—it’s about collaboration and camaraderie. Plus, a recipe for salsa macha.

03/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Honey Bagel Is Portland’s Next Great Boiled Ring

Yes, food critic Karen Brooks is dying on the hill of a pepper-cheese bagel.

03/02/2021 By Karen Brooks

Booze

7 Amazing To-Go Cocktails from Portland Bars

You can get boozy drinks to-go now. Here are our favorites.

02/19/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Gabriel Granillo, Aurora Biggers, Conner Reed, and Fiona McCann

Food Carts

12 Portland Food Cart Pods with Covered Outdoor Seating

Don’t let the rain ruin your food cart adventures. Some of these have heaters, too!

01/29/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Marty Patail, Margaret Seiler, and Gabriel Granillo

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Jeopardy!, The Cold Millions, and More

The content in our queues, from Trebek's twilight Jeopardy! eps to an epic Spokane-focused novel.

01/08/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Food & Drink

4 Local Wellness Food and Drinks to Try

From pickleez to chocolate, nourish your body and mind.

12/30/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Holiday Guide

Gifts for the Food Lovers on Your List

Embrace the spirit of giving—all while supporting local food businesses.

12/10/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food Review

Portland’s 20 Best Cheeseburgers, Exhaustively Argued and Ranked

Yes, we’re dropping 5,032 words on the city’s classic burger revival. Meet the Burger Cabal.

12/04/2020 By Karen Brooks, Bill Oakley, Gary Okazaki, Pauline Lewis, and Drew Lewis

Food & Drink

A Guide to Portland’s New Wave of Italian Markets

In 2020 alone, three Italian markets have opened up shop.

11/25/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Restaurants

Essay: The Last Supper—Again—of 2020

Finding work as a restaurant server has always been reliable. Not this year.

11/19/2020 By Ainslee Dicken

Eat & Drink

Local Fermented and Frozen Foods to Help You Hibernate for the Winter

Warm up with a freezer full of dumplings, Hmong sausages, and horseradish vodka.

11/18/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

This Week in Portland Food and Drink: November 12

Breaking: Expatriate reopens this week for takeout only. Plus, Fermenter takes over Farm Spirit; Karen Brooks is now streaming; new gluten-free, vegetarian pop-up Raíz returns; mushrooms aplenty at Higgins.

11/12/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Nov 12

The content in our queues, from Eater to Edith Bouvier

11/12/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Food TV

Portland Monthly’s Own Karen Brooks Kicks Off New Hulu Food Series

Eater's Guide to the World premieres November 11. It opens with a tour of Portland food from a true expert.

11/10/2020 By Conner Reed

Footnotes

LISTEN: Yes, There Was an Election, but Can We Interest You in Food?

Portland Monthly Food Editor Katherine Chew Hamilton about food news you may have missed this week and the future of Portland’s restaurants as we head...

11/06/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Food News

Noodle Soup Comes to Berlu

Chef Vince Nguyen will serve a different hard-to-find Vietnamese noodle soup every week.

11/05/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton