Food News

Expatriate’s New Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich Is a Strong Contender for Portland’s Crown

The Northeast Portland bar nails the heat, the meat, and the crust. Bonus: frozen custard banana splits from co-owner Naomi Pomeroy across the street. 

05/28/2021 By Karen Brooks

Bakery

Kimura Toast Bar’s Japanese Basque Cheesecake Is Ready to Conquer Portland

Kayoko Kaye unleashes her own version of the cult food phenom.

05/26/2021 By Karen Brooks

Home Bakers

Meet the Bread Heads at Starter Bread

How two nerds captured Portland’s whole-grains movement in a loaf unlike any other

05/25/2021 By Karen Brooks

Top Chef

‘Top Chef’ Season 18 Recap, Episodes 5–7: Playing Ketchup

A quickfire recap of the past few episodes.

05/19/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Peruvian Restaurant Andina Returns with a New Chef and Takeout Concept

Chef Alexander Diestra launches Chicha next Friday, serving street food-inspired takeaway.

05/07/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Two New Chicken Chains Have Arrived in the Portland Area

Dave’s Hot Chicken sets up shop in Tualatin, while Chimcking adds a location in Hollywood.

05/05/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

A New Lunch Counter Will Feed Portland's Sex Workers

Meals 4 Heels was originally designed for dancers who needed clean, healthy meals late at night, Nikeisah Newton now offers lunch, too.

05/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Portland Cà Phê Brings Vietnamese Coffee Roasts and Banh Mi to Southeast

The cafe, opening April 23, will serve its own roasts of 100% Vietnamese coffee beans alongside House of Banh Mi sandwiches.

04/22/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Veteran San Francisco Chef Readies to Open Brasa Haya in June

Michelin-starred kitchen alum Ian Muntzert unveils his brand of Spanish cuisine: fire-kissed, ingredients first.

04/22/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food News

Food News: Learn to Cook with Portland ‘Top Chef’ Contestant Sara Hauman

Plus, Dimo’s Apizza, Oma’s Hideaway, and Shipwreck are teaming up for a 4/20 benefit, and Kee’s Loaded Kitchen has reopened.

04/16/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Bakery

Mama Box Is Baking Some of the Most Exciting Pastries in Portland

Former Le Pigeon cook Darla Shaffer's waitlist is a month long. Go now.

04/12/2021 By Kayla Henderson-Wood

Food News

Portland's AAPI Restaurant and Food Cart Owners Unite Against Hate Crimes

“It’s about community, not competition,” says Aron Moxley of the Rice Bowl Posse.

04/07/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Top Chef

‘Top Chef’ Season 18, Episode 1 Recap: Big Bird

Gregory Gourdet and Padma Lakshmi welcomed 15 “cheftestants” to the Rose City.

04/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

The Nikkei Bake Sale This Friday Will Raise Funds for the AAPI Community

Plus, Nightingale and Berlu collab on a new cake to raise funds for APANO this weekend only, and the burger from Le Pigeon returns Friday.

03/25/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Mama Dút Foods Plans a Second Location in the Alberta Neighborhood

Owner Thuy Pham made the announcement over Instagram Live today.

03/23/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food to Go

10 Best Takeout Spots in Portland

Where to get classic cheeseburgers, vegan Sri Lankan street food, briny crab-and-featherback dumpling soup, and more.

03/22/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton and Karen Brooks

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

Food News

Restaurants Can Now Reopen for Indoor Dining at 50% Capacity. But Will They?

As Multnomah County moves into the moderate risk category, restaurant owners face tough decisions.

03/12/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton and Karen Brooks

Breaking News

New Food Cart Principe Maya Serves Excellent Yucatecan Cuisine at the Portland Mercado

You’ve tried panuchos, but what about brazo de reina, relleno negro, and kibis?

03/11/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton