FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Kurt Spak cooks at Fenrir, Chefs’ Week PDX, Stray Dogs returns

01/27/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 12

Gourdet narrowly slips into the finale; Adams in limbo.

01/22/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 11

Gourdet hangs on with help from his sister; Adams slotted for a comeback.

01/15/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 10

In an ode to Julia Child, Imperial's Doug Adams is eliminated (for now).

01/08/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 9

Gourdet and Adams pull through this week’s challenges: football stars and dead poets.

12/18/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Departure Chef Gregory Gourdet Taps his Haitian Roots

Top Chef’s fierce competitor takes a deep dive into the dishes of his youth on December 21.

12/16/2014 By Karen Brooks

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 8

Adams takes the gold for two consecutive episodes with Gourdet trailing close behind.

12/11/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 7

Adams crushes the competition with a steady hand; Gourdet trapped on the bottom for the second time this season.

12/04/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

WINTER BUCKET LIST

14 Things You Must Eat and Drink This Winter

From flaming cocktails to Sichuan hot pot, we've got more than a dozen tips for giving your appetite a big, warm hug.

12/01/2014 By Benjamin Tepler and Molly Woodstock Edited by Kelly Clarke

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 6

Water fowled: Gourdet plummets to the bottom while Adams takes the lead.

11/20/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 5

Gourdet continues his winning streak, Adams performs admirably, and everyone’s least favorite cheftestant is eliminated.

11/13/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 4

Against all odds, Gourdet lands on top yet again, with Adams trailing behind.

11/06/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Farina Bakery opens, Anzen shutters (belatedly), and Top Chef star Gregory Gourdet is NOT moving to Denver.

11/03/2014 By Eat Beat Team

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 3

Gourdet brings it home for his third straight win.

10/30/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 2

In a battle of personalities, another win for Gourdet; good show from Adams

10/23/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Departure’s Gregory Gourdet Launches Monthly Pop-up Dinners

With chef Gregory Gourdet’s new “Compass Series,” a fierce Top Chef competitor puts a stamp on Japanese, Chinese, and Haitian cuisines.

10/20/2014 By Karen Brooks

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 1

After a shaky start, Gourdet and Adams land on top.

10/16/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Two Portland Chefs to Compete on Top Chef Tonight

Gregory Gourdet and Doug Adams throw their toques in the ring for the reality show’s twelfth season.

10/15/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Departure's Paleo Pop-Up Brunch with Nom Nom Paleo

Michelle Tam and Gregory Gourdet are teaming up (again) for another show-stopping Paleo meal.

10/06/2014 By Allison Jones

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Two Portland Restaurant Stars to Compete on Top Chef

Departure's Gregory Gourdet and Imperial's Doug Adams join 14 other national chefs for a wicked-awesome new season in Boston. We've got the trailer!

08/20/2014 By Allison Jones