Food + Art

Photographer Isabella Cassini Loves Getting Messy with Food

In her debut art exhibition, ‘Smash Love Eat!,’ Cassini showcases the joy of breaking bowls and cups. And now, Gregory Gourdet is getting involved.

08/19/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Review

The Newly Revamped Sweedeedee Does Delicious Dinner

The North Portland cafe isn’t just for brunch anymore—it also serves one of the most memorable dinners I’ve had in weeks.

08/12/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Next-Gen Vietnamese American Noodle Shop Thơm Opens Soon

Jimmy and Johnny Le, who grew up in their parents' restaurant, have created a cool new haunt for old-school pho, opening August 19.

08/12/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food News

The Rice Bowl Posse Delivers Free Meals to AAPI Seniors

The owners of Mama Dút, Bing Mi, Matta, Kim Jong Grillin', and Stabs are cooking meals for Portland seniors in the community.

08/11/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Say Hello to NE Alberta's Brand New Wine Patio, Le Clos

Underground wine bar Les Caves reopens Thursday, with a brand new sister patio bar in tow.

08/10/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Eat This Now

WTF Is an Irish Spice Bag? Find Out at Skidbladnir

I’d never heard of a spice bag—until NE Portland food cart Skidbladnir introduced me to them.

08/06/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Some PDX Bars & Restaurants Require Vax for Indoor Dining

As calls for more safety measures grow with the rise of Delta, we asked restaurant and bar owners requiring vaccination to share their experiences.

08/05/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Local Flavor

Los Roast Brings the Taste, Smell, and Culture of New Mexico Green Chile to Portland

Catch these freshly roasted green chiles in St. Johns while you can.

07/29/2021 By Zoe Baillargeon

Eat This Now

Tito’s Taquitos Is Portland’s Must-Try New Taco Cart

Eat crispy potato taquitos topped with birria, chickpea al pastor garnished with pineapple on handmade tortillas, and tres leches cake with fresh berries.

07/29/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Baon Kainan, Portland’s New Filipino-American Food Cart, Is 'Not Your Tita’s Cooking'

Seattleites Ethan and Geri Leung weave traditional home cooking, cheffy twists, breakdancing philosophy, and a love of American fast food.

07/28/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food Business

Meat? Cheese? Home Delivery? Enter Charcuterie Me

Nai Zhao’s charcuterie delivery service brings that fancy board piled with cured meats and gourmet cheeses to your own home.

07/23/2021 By Nick Campigli

Restaurants

República’s New Tasting Menu Showcases Mexican Ingredients, from Escamoles to Huitlacoche

The five-course dinner might showcase amaranth, ant larvae, or corn smut, served with a side of culinary history.

07/14/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Top Chef

'Top Chef' Season 18 Episode 12 Recap: Cheesin’

Our chefs visit the Tillamook Cheese Factory to get that cheddar.

06/21/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Top Chef

'Top Chef' Season 18, Episode 11 Recap: Home Stretch

Thursday’s installment brought us a Gabe Rucker cameo, a trip past the urban growth boundary, and a gesture worthy of Katniss Everdeen.

06/11/2021 By Julia Silverman

Top Chef

'Top Chef' Episodes 8-10: Another Mega-Recap

We've got so much to catch up on.

06/08/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

News

This New-to-Portland Food App Aims to Help Solve Climate Change—with Discount Doughnuts

Too Good to Go, newly launched in Portland, connects customers with local restaurants and stores to pass on their end-of-day surplus.

06/05/2021 By Nick Campigli

Bar Culture

McMenamins’ Cosmic Tripsters Have a New Clubhouse

Passport stamps have been hard to obtain in the pandemic, but the local brewery-hotel-pub chain has a new way to reward those who persevered.

06/02/2021 By Leah Altman

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