Baking for a Cause

Alert: Portland’s Big A$$ Antiracist Bake Sale Goes Live July 4

Star bakers and home cooks unite for a supersize sale and auction to raise money for Portland BIPOC organizations—gift baskets and surprises included.

07/02/2020 By Karen Brooks

Exclusive Interview

Does the World Still Need Pok Pok?

Says Andy Ricker, a white guy famously making Thai food: “Unless you're not fucking paying attention, you have got to be having this thought.”

06/16/2020 By Karen Brooks

Apocalypse Chow

Personalized Takeout Keeps the Essence of Portland Food Life Alive

Through hell and high water, Nodoguro, Coquine, and Gado Gado have morphed into makeshift takeout hot spots.

06/16/2020 By Karen Brooks Photography by Michael Novak

Beyond Hunger Games

The Food Scene's New Rallying Cry: Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

Portland's food scene is changed forever. But we were built to survive. “Portland was meant for this moment.”

06/16/2020 By Karen Brooks

Food News

Tonari Shows How to Open a Restaurant during a Pandemic: With Grace, Passion, and Humor

From the minds behind acclaimed omakase spot Nodoguro, Tonari brings manga-inspired sandwiches and wild tofu parfaits to SE Belmont on June 12.

06/08/2020 By Karen Brooks

Food For The People

Amid Unprecedented Strain on Portland Food Banks, a New Humanitarian Effort Is Here to Help

A local chapter of Washington, D.C.–based World Central Kitchen will deliver 200 meals a day to Latinx and Somali populations.

06/01/2020 By Julia Silverman

Hit List

Portland Restaurants Are Going Above and Beyond During the Pandemic

Takeout treasures we can't recommend enough.

06/01/2020 By Julia Silverman and Ben Tepler

Take It To The Streets

This Summer, Portland Will Make Room For Dining On The Streets

Starting today, businesses can apply for permits to set up tables and displays on parking lots and streets

05/28/2020 By Jason Notte

Bon Appetit, Portland

So Long, and Thanks for All the Food

Eat Beat’s departing editor looks back at a decade of heavy eating.

05/28/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Naomi Pomeroy to Head a Brand-New Restaurant at Ace Hotel Kyoto

The yet-to-be-named restaurant will feature American fare with Japanese ingredients.

05/27/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Breaking News

Ava Gene’s to Convert into a Semi-Permanent Marketplace

Shipshape’s meal kits, artisan foodstuffs, and a new seafood-focused sandwich operation will take the Italian institution’s place for the immediate future.

05/27/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Stacked Sandwich Mastermind Launches Grain Bowl Concept

Chef Gabriel Pascuzzi's Feel Good will double down on healthy, satisfying cooking in the Time of COVID.

05/18/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

James Beard Awards

Portland’s 2020 James Beard Nominees Revealed

The finalists were announced via Twitter this afternoon after a two month COVID delay.

05/04/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Oregon's First Shake Shack Will Open in Downtown's West End

Early plans show Danny Meyer's international burger chain set to open across from Powell's Books.

04/14/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Coronavirus

Three Portland Trader Joe’s Workers Report from the Front Lines

“It’s seductive being called a hero. It’s also insidious.”

04/14/2020 By Karen Brooks

The Gig Economy

Meet the PDX Woman Behind the Instacart Workers' Strike

Grocery delivery is booming. Now Heidi Carrico is organizing workers nationwide to push for hazard pay, protective gear, and better tips.

04/03/2020 By Julia Silverman

Panic Buying

Is the Country Running Out of Flour?

No, mills assure us. Keep calm and bake on, Portland.

03/27/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Coronavirus

Will I Get Coronavirus from Ordering Takeout?

The lowdown on safety and ethics in Portland’s new takeout-only restaurant reality.

03/18/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Culinary Celebration

Oregon Nabs 17 James Beard Semifinalist Nominations

Portland and beyond feel the love from this year's annual culinary awards.

02/26/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Ice Cream Nation

Fifty Licks Is Coming to Slabtown

The famed scoop shop is set to open its third location in April, and we’re all screaming.

02/21/2020 By Gabriel Granillo