Winter Openings

5 Restaurants to Watch for in Winter 2017

By mid-February, Portland will have a new class of promising eateries to explore.

01/17/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Portobello Vegan Trattoria to Shutter at End of 2016

One of Portland’s most beloved plant-based eateries will be replaced by a new project from the Sudra’s Sanjay Chandrasekaran.

12/19/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Food News

Veganz Backs Off Portland Expansion Plans

After nearly three years of rumors, the German grocery chain is seemingly no closer to opening a US location.

12/09/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Food News

La Moule Tackles Brunch

SE Clinton’s mussels-and-fries nightspot reaches beyond Belgium for its morning menu.

11/11/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

Breaking News

Chef Johnny Leach to Open Playful Mexican Spot Chalino

A pair of Stray Dogs and Xico alums rethink Mexican on North Williams this winter.

10/26/2016 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

Portland Monthly Has a Restaurant App!

We’ve turned 13 years of food coverage into one indispensable resource: Gastronaut.

10/11/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Breaking News

Blue Star Donuts to Open PDX Airport Outpost

Travelers will be able to nab a Cointreau crème brûlée on their way outta town by Thanksgiving.

07/27/2016 By Kelly Clarke

BREAKING NEWS

Chef Shuffles at Coffee-and-Vermouth Bar Americano

Eclectic New Orleans expat Chris DeBarr is out; Luce alum John Willis is in.

05/09/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Ashland’s Sammich to Open a Cart in Portland

The Chicago-style sandwich shop with a cult following will head north in June.

05/05/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland Comes Home Empty-Handed at the 2016 James Beard Awards

Washington takes Best Chef Northwest for the second year in a row.

05/03/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Pok Pok’s Andy Ricker Closing Sen Yai; Nate Tilden of Olympia Provisions to Open Honky Tonk Taco in Its SE Division Space

Ricker will consolidate territory and expands his Whiskey Soda Lounge, while Tilden adds another charm to his fast-casual food bracelet.

04/28/2016 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

Chef Doug Adams Leaving Imperial for an Undisclosed Project

The guy who brought Texan spice and Top Chef fans to the downtown hot spot will phase out this year to pursue a new opportunity.

04/20/2016 By Karen Brooks

GOOD EATS

Here’s Your Shopping List for the New Green Zebra Grocery

Green Zebra’s Lloyd District location is now open, complete with new snacks galore.

04/20/2016 By Molly Woodstock

BREAKING NEWS

Spider Bites, Chef Shuffles, and 400-Ingredient Bread: Drama at Harvest at the Bindery

Chef Sean Sigmon is out, Nutshell’s Sean Coryell is in, and owner Jon Steuer is literally just trying to stay alive.

04/15/2016 By Molly Woodstock

BREAKING NEWS

Pine Street Market Opens Very, Very Softly

Eat Beat gets an early-bird look at Pine Street Market, with tastes from two star-studded new eateries: Trifecta Annex and Pollo Bravo. Let Stumptown's experimental food hall mania commence!

04/09/2016 By Kelly Clarke

A-SALT?

Is Miami’s Jorge Salt & Co.’s Branding Too Close to Oregon’s Jacobsen Salt Co.?

Florida man hand-harvests salt … and rips off Oregon’s saint of salt in the process?

04/05/2016 By Kelly Clarke

BREAKING NEWS

New Spot Tusk to Remix Middle Eastern Food for Farm-Centric Portland

Ava Gene’s chef Joshua McFadden gathers a talented team to rethink the world of couscous and cocktails. Rhubarb and parsnip baklava, anyone? Eat Beat has all the details.

03/29/2016 By Karen Brooks

OPENING WATCH

First Look inside Americano, a New Coffee and Vermouth Bar on East Burnside

A new watering hole from Hale Pele’s Blair Reynolds embraces Italy’s greatest exports.

03/28/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

DISPATCH

Is Tipping Dead?

Restaurateur Scott Dolich of the Bent Brick and Park Kitchen embarks on a bold experiment to close the wage chasm between cooks and servers.

03/25/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Rachel’s Ginger Beer to Open Bar and Torta Spot in Southeast Portland

The Seattle-based ginger beer phenom migrates south.

03/17/2016 By Benjamin Tepler