Hit List

6 Portland Barbecue Joints We Love

Whether you were weaned on South Carolina pork butt with mustard sauce or pure Lone Star brisket, there’s a smoky heap of meat waiting for you somewhere in the city.

05/15/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Hit List

Portland’s Best Fried Chicken

Sandwiched in a bun, served with spice-dusted jojos, or piled in a to-go bucket, these seven eateries set the bar for deep-fried poultry.

04/12/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Hit List

8 Power Lunch Destinations in Downtown Portland

Hosting foreign executives? Taking the team out for martinis? Just want to wear a suit? We’ve got a crisp-linen tablecloth for you.

04/11/2017 By Elise Herron

Hit List

Portland’s 10 Best Oyster Spots

Shuck, slurp, and repeat.

03/28/2017 By Elise Herron

Hit List

Portland’s 5 Best Close-In Taquerias

Amazing taco spots dot the fringes of our city, but sometimes you just need a quick fix.

03/16/2017 By Elise Herron

Hit List

Portland's Super Bowl Takeout Guide

Whether you’re pulling for the Patriots, the Falcons, or Lady Gaga, we've got five great spots to stock your Super Bowl feast.

01/31/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Hit List

Portland's Most Kid-Friendly Restaurants

Sticky hands, temper tantrums, and picky eaters are welcome at these 24 eateries.

01/25/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Hit List

Portland’s Best Patios for Outdoor Dining

These are some of the city’s top spots to eat and drink alfresco.

08/02/2016 By Michelle Porter and Kasey Cordell

HIT LIST

Five Go-To Portland Pho Spots, Ranked

The Portland Monthly editorial staff blind-taste-tested five of the city’s most beloved neighborhood pho spots. Here are the results.

11/18/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HIT LIST

The Unofficial Guide to Portland’s Best U-Pick Apple Orchards

We’ve narrowed down the region’s autumnal offerings, with great mountain views, kid-friendly vibes, and rare varietals ripe for the picking.

10/05/2015 By Rachel Grozanick

HIT LIST

Power-Ranking Oregon’s Best Hummus

We sampled every locally made retail brand of the ubiquitous chickpea spread available in the state to uncover the best … and the worst.

09/10/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HIT LIST

Portland’s 10 Best Patios For Drinking, Rain or Shine

We’ve rounded up our favorite outdoor drinking spaces, new and old, to help you transition from summer to fall.

09/08/2015 By Katie Vaughan

HIT LIST

Dipping into Portland's Best Guacamole

A blind tasting of two dozen avocado dips reveals that the city's best guacs are all about the details.

07/20/2015 By Allison Jones

HIT LIST

Where Portland Monthly Staffers Really Eat Lunch

Ever wonder where to grab a bite in the bustle of downtown Portland? We share our go-to lunch orders to help you wade through the sea of carts and delis.

06/23/2015 By Portland Monthly Magazine and Allison Jones

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best Paletas

So long, Otter Pops. The city’s newest summer obsession with Mexican ice pops makes good on Oregon’s fresh fruit and creative chefs.

06/17/2015 By Katie Vaughan

PDX PANTRY

8 New Portland-Made, Plant-Based Protein Staples

From Paleo granola to new Tofurky chick’n, these local snacks will power you through the day.

03/24/2015 By Molly Woodstock

HIT LIST

The Best Local Alternative Nut Butters

We taste-tested the incredible bounty of fresh non-peanut butters available and found a few new favorites.

03/23/2015 By Allison Jones

HIT LIST

Cozy Up with Portland's Best Hot Chocolate

Unfiltered passion, really good chocolate, no apologies. Get ready to rethink the fireside drink with these five haute mugs.

12/01/2014 By Karen Brooks

HIT LIST

2014's Fresh Harvest of Fall Pastries

You know fall has arrived when Portland bakeries explode with a dizzying array of pumpkin-flavored, spice-laden everything. We've rounded up the best, including plenty of vegan and gluten-free options

10/23/2014 By Anna Loh

HIT LIST

5 Fab New Finds from PDX VegFest

From salted caramel to smoky cheese sauce and sipping broth to pumpkin bread, these vegan treats will delight foodies of all dietary persuasions.

09/30/2014 By Molly Woodstock