Restaurants

Fans Flock to Grind Wit Tryz for Ono Chicken and Poke Nachos. Is It Worth the Wait?

The lines at the Hawaiian food destination snake down the block—and it’s worth the wait.

02/26/2021 By Jordan Michelman

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Alberta and Killingsworth

Murals for days, treasured Black-owned businesses, and bookworms’ delights

02/21/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Food Carts

Philly Meets Puerto Rico at Papi Sal’s Lechon Shack

John Hatch fuses Italian American and Puerto Rican flavors on freshly baked baguettes.

02/12/2021 By Katrina Yentch

Food Carts

Mid-City Smash Burger Is Portland’s New Orleans–Born Burger Cart

Mike Aldridge elevates the simple meat, cheese, and sauce on a bun.

02/05/2021 By Jordan Michelman

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

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Mississippi and Williams

Garden patios for summer nights, resonant Black history, and DIY wonderland for home-builders

01/29/2021 By Fiona McCann, Kelly Clarke, and Margaret Seiler

Food Review

10 Portland Dishes Not to Miss in 2021

Even in a pandemic, Portland chefs, bakers, and food cart cooks are feeding our minds and souls, deliciously.

01/05/2021 By Karen Brooks and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Year in Review

The 2020 Portland Food Highlight Reel: Pivots, Food Carts, and New Restaurants

Amidst all the chaos of this year, here are the pivots, new food carts, and new restaurants we're celebrating.

12/29/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Multnomah County Grants Now Available to Restaurants & Food Carts

Applications for the small grants are open until December 15.

11/30/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food Listings

Taco Chronicles: PDX Edition

Where to find all the tacos from season two of Netflix’s mouthwatering docuseries

11/22/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

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

Best Thing We Ate This Week: November 6

L’unico Alimentari’s squid ink tonnarelli with burrata and crab breaks all the rules with a fine dining touch.

11/06/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Burger Stevens Plans its Return this Saturday

The burger cart with a cult-like following is scheduled to reopen Saturday in Beaverton, with a second location at Prost coming soon.

11/06/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: October 30

Don’t sleep on Merendero Estela’s pollo con tajadas and baleadas.

10/30/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking Food News

Seattle Pop-Up Hit Rough Draft Burger Shop Opening in Portland August 27

Because we need more smash burgers to argue about

08/26/2020 By Karen Brooks

Food on Film

Higgins to Open Piggins—And Star in a Pandemic-Era Documentary

Greg Higgins, Portland farm-to-table pioneer and owner of Higgins Restaurant, goes mobile with an outdoor bistro that’s the subject of an upcoming documentary.

07/24/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Portland’s Black-Owned Eateries Are Giving Back 

While Portland is on pause for a pandemic and protests, these 3 kitchens aren’t slowing down.

06/13/2020 By Jenni Moore

Eat This Now

Miso-Pork Katsu Is the Star at Tokyo Sando

A new PSU food cart joins the cheffy konbini movement.

03/06/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Matta, JoJo, and Jinju Patisserie Join Forces for 86 Pho, a “No Pho” Brunch

The talented trio will cook monthly, four-course meals at LuLu starting in March.

02/04/2020 By Karen Brooks

Best New Restaurants 2019

2019’s Cart Standouts Were All About the Meat and Potatoes

The year belonged to Austin barbecue, Tex-Mex tacos, and chicken n’ jojos.

10/18/2019 By Kelly Clarke, Benjamin Tepler, and Ramona DeNies