Breaking News

The Country’s Best Handmade Matzah Is Hiding in Portland, Oregon

1503 Matzah unites an unorthodox rabbi, the great Bakeshop bakery, and a crypto-Jewish recipe from the Spanish Inquisition, buzzed with pepper and honey.

03/10/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food News

Sebastiano’s Will Launch a Food Cart This Summer

Get ready for an aperitivo-filled summer in the parking lot of the Sicilian deli-meets-bakery. Plus, a special brunch box collab with Olympia Provisions laun...

03/10/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Comfort Food

5 Portland Chefs on the Recipes They Learned to Cook from Their Moms and Grandmas

Here's edible proof that sometimes moms really do know best.

03/07/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton Photography by Thomas Teal

Breaking News

Breaking: New Island-Inspired Bar Will Offer Adult Capri Suns and Filipino Bar Snacks

Bit House Collective, a collaboration between Pono Brewing, Magna, and Natasha Mesa, opens in SE Portland March 3.

02/23/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Prey & Tell Will Launch as a Brick & Mortar at Psychic Bar in March

Diane Lam’s Cambodian-style fried chicken and house-made sauces are getting a long-term home.

02/19/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food Carts

Mid-City Smash Burger Is Portland’s New Orleans–Born Burger Cart

Mike Aldridge elevates the simple meat, cheese, and sauce on a bun.

02/05/2021 By Jordan Michelman

Breaking News

Piccone’s Corner Opens on Sandy Blvd

The restaurant and butcher shop promises farm-to-table meats like you’ve never seen them before.

02/04/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Eat Beat

Chef Gregory Gourdet Cooks Up a Bold Black History Month Celebration in 10 Private Yurts

At his Kann Winter Village in SE Portland, the Top Chef star will honor the African roots of Haitian cooking and raise awareness of 20 small BIPOC bus...

01/25/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food News

New This Weekend: Prey & Tell and Toki

Try one of these two spots that just launched.

01/15/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Best Thing We Ate This Week: Tomato Pie from Gracie’s Apizza

A reminder that pizza doesn’t need a blanket of cheese to be great (though we love cheese blankets, too).

01/15/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Year in Review

"We're Not Backing Down."

Portland chef Naomi Pomeroy on reinventing herself and the future of independent restaurants.

12/30/2020 By Karen Brooks

Year in Review

Best Chef Interviews of 2020

In raw conversations with PoMo's Karen Brooks, Portland chefs Andy Ricker, Vitaly Paley, Gregory Gourdet, and Ghaith Sahib grappled with fear, loss, r...

12/30/2020 By Karen Brooks

Year in Review

The Departed: Sorrowful for Portland's Restaurant Scene

Portland tragically lost nearly 100 food and drink spots this year. For PoMo's food critic, some felt like old friends.

12/29/2020 By Karen Brooks

Year in Review

The 2020 Portland Food Highlight Reel: Pivots, Food Carts, and New Restaurants

Amidst all the chaos of this year, here are the pivots, new food carts, and new restaurants we're celebrating.

12/29/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Food News: Oregon Legislature Passes To-Go Cocktails Bill

Plus, try a new vegan restaurant, and make it to your favorite Portland restaurants before they close (some temporarily, and some forever).

12/23/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Sunshine Noodles Is Going on Hiatus Until March. Meanwhile, There’s Fried Chicken.

Diane Lam is launching a fried chicken wing pop-up on January 15.

12/23/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Best Thing We Ate This Week: Chocolate Croissant from Twisted Croissant

This chocolate croissant connoisseur has been won over by chocolate ganache.

12/18/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Food News: To-Go Cocktails, Dungeness Crab, and Food Cart Break-Ins

Customers could purchase up to two sealed, to-go cocktails per “substantial food item.”

12/16/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Bar King & The Bakery at Bar King Announce Permanent Closure

The live fire cooking restaurant, bar, and Asian-inspired bakery is closing its doors on January 2.

12/15/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Food News: Learn to Make Real-Deal Soup Joumou

Plus, celebrate winter vegetables, order an exciting new monthly food box, and help two veteran Portland food businesses that are in trouble.

12/09/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton