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

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Castagna and Ox Chefs Nab James Beard Best Chef Northwest 2016 Finalist Slots

Castagna's Justin Woodward and Ox's Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton represent Portland, plus nods for Clyde Common's bar program, Country Cat's cookbook, and Eater's multimedia eye candy.

03/16/2016 By Kelly Clarke

BREAKING NEWS

Ava Gene's Alums to Open Wine-Centric Restaurant, Dame, in Former Cocotte Space

Award-winning wine director Dana Frank and her crew will serve Portland’s first all-natural wine list with seasonal, Mediterranean, and Eastern European plates on NE Killingsworth.

03/08/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Expatriate to Launch Twisted Asian Brunch March 19

Beast’s Naomi Pomeroy and barman supreme Kyle Linden Webster rethink waffles, burritos, and Bloody Marys for a spice-loving generation. Eat Beat has the first details.

03/07/2016 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew: April 2016

Micah Camden’s Hop Dog shutters, lauded Japanese ramen chain Marukin opens in Southeast Portland, and much more.

03/04/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

BREAKING NEWS

Is A(nother) Vegan Grocery Store Opening in Portland?

Why nearly everything you’ve heard about German supermarket chain Veganz’s US expansion is wrong.

03/02/2016 By Molly Woodstock

BREAKING NEWS

Nodoguro to Open Brick-and-Mortar in Former Genoa Space in April

Pop-up artists Ryan and Elena Roadhouse find a home for their creative Japanese cuisine, hard-core sushi nights, and new mini menu backroom.

03/01/2016 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

The Scoop on Bar Casa Vale, the Upcoming Spanish Spot from Olympia Provisions' Nate Tilden

What to expect at the restaurant and bar kingpin’s new project: “big-ass flames, Spanish braises, and major sherries.”

02/09/2016 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

Salt & Straw Launching Soft Serve Ice Cream Concept, Wiz Bang Bar

It’s Dairy Queen turned upside down, Portland-style. Eat Beat has the first details on Kim and Tyler Malek’s new sit-down soft serve experience inside Pine Street Market, opening April 1.

01/28/2016 By Karen Brooks