Snack Time

Meet Portland’s Gluten-Free Cracker King

“I already knew I had the best gluten-free crackers in the world, but people would walk by a Black product and they wouldn’t try it because a Black family was on the front.”

08/20/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Ice Cream

Salt & Straw’s New Camping-Inspired Flavors Drop Today

From salted hazelnut s’mores to cast-iron corn bread with huckleberry jam, this isn’t your average freeze-dried camping food.

08/14/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Pizza Party

At Paladin Pie, Pizza Fuels Social Change

The weekly pizza pop-up has donated to racial justice nonprofits and mutual aid funds including Don’t Shoot PDX, the National Black Justice Coalition, and the Okra Project.

08/13/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

A New Rooftop Bar, Lady of the Mountain, Arrives at Kex Hotel

Plus, Dóttir reopens for indoor and outdoor dining at the Icelandic hotel.

08/04/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Vendgame

This East Burnside Vending Machine Is Raising the Bar for Quick Snacks

The Pix-O-Matic offers Pix Pâtisserie's wide selection of its trademark French-inflected delicacies.

08/01/2020 By Julia Silverman

Coffee Camaraderie

Two Years in, La Perlita Celebrates Its Status as a BIPOC Hub

The coffee shop is now home to a new roasting company, Reforma Roasters, and is hosting women and BIPOC-helmed food pop-ups on a near-daily basis.

07/30/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Oma’s Takeaway by Gado Gado Opens in August

The to-go and patio dining spot will specialize in Indonesian-Malaysian-Chinese barbecue platters.

07/28/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

The Bakery at Bar King Readies to Open August 6

The best baker you've never heard of has two projects unfolding: a major Southeast bakery and a downtown donut pop-up Aug 1–2 that announces a soon-to-open Berliner donut shop.

07/28/2020 By Karen Brooks

Portland Protests

Amid Protests, Riot Ribs Feeds Everyone

Barbecue pop-up Riot Ribs has given out free food to everyone in downtown Portland for the last three weeks.

07/26/2020 By Emily Gillespie Photography by Emily Gillespie

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

Make Mine a Muffuletta

Sebastiano’s, a new Sicilian-inspired deli in Montavilla, focuses on muffulettas and cannoli.

07/23/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

News to Chew

Five Comfort Food Restaurants to Try This Week

Get your stretchy pants on.

07/23/2020 By Lauren Carlos

Food News

Restaurants Report Third-Party Delivery Apps Violating Portland’s Cap On Fees

Grubhub and Postmates have been accused of charging restaurants more than the 10 percent commission fee allowed by the new city ordinance.

07/21/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

May Sunshine Noodles Offer You a Ray of Hope in This Trying Time?

The temporary, contemporary Cambodian spot is tailored to the COVID-19 era.

07/18/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Airport News

Expanded Concourse E Opens at Portland International Airport

Kites, curds, and classic carpet await at PDX—for those who are traveling again.

07/18/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Food

This Meal Delivery Service Provides Healthy Food to Portland's Sex Workers

Nikeisah Newton’s Meals 4 Heels feeds local dancers late-night protein bowls.

07/17/2020 By Lauren Carlos

To Market, To Market

A New, BIPOC-led Farmers Market Takes Root in Portland

The Come Thru market is also an incubator for farmers and artisans who are just getting started.

07/17/2020 By Julia Silverman

News

Meet Our New Food Editor, Katherine Chew Hamilton

'Despite the fact that I’m pretty much always eating, I think good food writing isn’t just about food, but the people behind the food.'

07/10/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

The Takeaway

Portland Restaurants Want to Cut the High Fees Charged by Delivery Apps

The Portland City Council has unanimously granted their request for temporary relief.

07/07/2020 By Julia Silverman

Business

Doctors, Doughnuts, Sawmills, and New Car Dealers: Who Got Big PPP Loans in Oregon

More than 1,000 businesses in the state got $1 million or more.

07/07/2020 By Margaret Seiler