BEST RESTAURANTS

The 4 Most Memorable Portland Restaurant Moments of the Year

A handful of standing ovations are in order for the year's best menu, dish, spread, and cuisine.

10/09/2015 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Gabe Rucker takes over Little Bird, Erik Van Kley opens Taylor Railworks, and Flying Fish expands its seafood empire.

06/30/2015 By Eat Beat Team

BREAKING NEWS

Holdfast to Reopen February 12 with Ambitious Monthly Chef Collaborations

For its second act, Portland’s two-man modernist kitchen is ready to unveil a new Southeast location and joint chef dinners in what could be the Rose City’s ultimate R&D lab.

01/26/2015 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

Doug Adams Crowned Imperial’s Chef De Cuisine

Up-and-coming sous chef Doug Adams takes the reigns at Vitaly Paley’s downtowner Imperial.

07/24/2014 By Kelly Clarke

MENU WATCH

Taste Test: Little Bird's New Bistro Burger

Gabriel Rucker's downtown French bistro switches up their menu. How does the new burger stand up to the Le Pigeon classic?

01/24/2014 By Nathan Tucker

RESTAURANT & BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Great news for lovers of all kinds of pie, the Ruddick/Wood Tavern opens its doors, and Gabriel Rucker does Portland proud (again).

12/04/2013 By Karen Brooks and Roxanne Davis

BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

The Next Top Chefs

A new generation of restaurant talent is rising in Portland. We prowled local kitchens and grilled top chefs to find the best.

11/01/2013 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Kelly Clarke

SAVOR

Inside Le Pigeon's High-Flying Cookbook

Gabriel Rucker's new tome reveals stories and recipes from his James Beard Award-winning East Burnside kitchen.

08/16/2013 By Karen Brooks and Benjamin Tepler

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Gabriel Rucker

Heat up the grill with the James Beard Award-winning chef of Le Pigeon and watch him transform celery root with Beaujolais barbecue sauce.

08/16/2013 Videography by Sreang Hok

GIVEAWAYS

Win Tickets to Wild About Game

Eight northwest chefs will go head to head at this annual meat-centric festival celebrating the best of Oregon game... and you could vote for the winner!

08/15/2013 By Tuck Woodstock

BREAKING NEWS

Le Pigeon’s Gabriel Rucker Wins Best Chef Northwest

An exclusive interview with Portland’s flavor genius and two-time James Beard Foundation Award winner

05/07/2013 By Karen Brooks

ANATOMY OF A DISH

Deconstructing Le Pigeon’s Mussels Vinaigrette

A closer look at Gabriel Rucker’s mad method for mussels.

04/03/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Portland's 2013 James Beard Award Finalists

Pomeroy, Whims, and Rucker represent Portland in the Best Chef Northwest category, while baking guru Ken Forkish carries the PDX banner with two nominations.

03/18/2013 By Allison Jones

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland's 2013 James Beard Semifinalists

Six Portland chefs stand tall among 20 contenders for Best Chef Northwest, and six other local talents compete in the James Beard Award's national categories.

02/19/2013 By Allison Jones

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Paley's Alumni Dinner Series

Former Paley's Place kitchen hands Gabriel Rucker, Scott Ketterman, and Tommy Habetz will return to the Northwest 21st eatery for a tasty exercise in nostalgia.

02/12/2013 By Allison Jones

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including the release dates for two upcoming cookbooks from top PDX chefs and the reopening of Alice's Bagels.

02/05/2013 By Allison Jones

Best Restaurants 2012

Chefs of the Year

Portland's top two culinary minds are French-inspired chefs from different generations.

10/16/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks