Footnotes

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Portland Monthly Food Editor Katherine Chew Hamilton about food news you may have missed this week and the future of Portland’s restaurants as we head...

11/06/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Food News

Noodle Soup Comes to Berlu

Chef Vince Nguyen will serve a different hard-to-find Vietnamese noodle soup every week.

11/05/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

This Week in Portland Food and Drink: November 4

Mama Dút opens this weekend with vegan Vietnamese fare; Kargi Gogo is closing; Lokanta and Republica are now open; mulled beer for chilly evenings; a new spot specializing in French dip sandwiches; and a new tool for finding food carts.

11/03/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Election 2020

What to Cook, Eat, and Drink for Election Night 2020

Prepare yourself for the best and worst with all-consuming recipes, takeout comfort food, and quarantine-approved wines.

10/31/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: October 30

Don’t sleep on Merendero Estela’s pollo con tajadas and baleadas.

10/30/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Pok Pok Announces Its Permanent Closure

Andy Ricker’s Thai restaurant group, famous for its fish sauce wings, is no more.

10/30/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Chef Naomi Pomeroy Reveals Her Next Project: Ripe Cooperative

In late November, Portland's iconic Beast will morph into a new kind of market—boutique deli meets Mister Rogers factory tours.

10/30/2020 By Karen Brooks

Food News

This Week in Portland Food & Drink: October 28

Remembering Matt Choi of Choi’s Kimchi; Cacao is closing this weekend; attend a restaurant industry antiracism virtual workshop; a new robata pop-up; and a deli to fulfill your Southern New England grinder cravings.

10/28/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

How This New Zealand-Style Ice Cream Truck Is Braving the Winter Cold

Zeds will continue serving made-to-order real fruit ice cream, while offering surprises here and there to keep things fresh.

10/23/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Wine

Meet Bar Norman’s Hollywood Expansion, Petit Norman

Bar Norman and Vivienne team up to create a new $21-and-under natural wine bottle shop.

10/23/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Every Doughnut at Fills, Ranked

What you need to know about Portland's first Berliner shop (yes, you want the maple bacon butterscotch).

10/15/2020 By Karen Brooks

Food News

Andina Is Ready to Be a Game Changer Again

The Peruvian dining institution, reopening Oct. 26, sees its future as a cultural hub under a younger generation.

10/15/2020 By Karen Brooks

Food & Drink

Roux, a Celebration of Women, Non-Binary, and Trans People in Food, Returns This Weekend

Tickets are selling out quickly for the remaining remote events.

10/13/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Try These Mid-Autumn Festival/Chuseok Treats

Where to find mooncakes (traditional and not-so-traditional) and a twist on sanjeok

10/01/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Mirisata, Portland’s Only Sri Lankan Restaurant, Softly Opens October 1

After the spot’s pop-up closed abruptly, the BIPOC worker-owned cooperative is back in a brick-and-mortar location in Southeast.

09/30/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Growing Gardens Continues Fundraising for Food Justice Remotely

The at-home dinner fundraising series features a diverse lineup of some of Portland’s best chefs, along with wine pairings from women winemakers.

09/30/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Best Restaurants 2020

Matta’s Richard Le Remixes Vietnam with His San Jose Roots

What began in late 2018 as straightforward family recipes now embraces edgy remixes of Vietnam and America.

09/25/2020 By Karen Brooks

Pandemic Kitchens

A Tale of Two Ghost Kitchens

Doug Miriello of Dimo’s Apizza and Andy Ricker of Pok Pok launch two delivery-only fried chicken concepts using two different models.

09/22/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Oregon Fires

Smoky Skies Halt Outdoor Dining In Portland—But For How Long?

Restaurants and food carts are facing tough calls about whether to remain open, temporarily close, or move things indoors.

09/17/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton and Ainslee Dicken

Wildfire Aid

Some of the Portland Restaurants, Pop-Ups, and Food Carts Helping Those Affected by Wildfires

Even while the foodservice industry faces a crisis of its own, many businesses are stepping up to help.

09/16/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton