Gift Guide

20 Locally Made Gifts Under $50

Our local stores need your help more than ever this year—and luckily they've got oodles of goodies to suit a more modest budget.

11/27/2020 By Fiona McCann and Eden Dawn

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Thanksgiving Classics, Wintry Westerns, and More

The content in our queues, from a disintegrating Barney to McCabe & Mrs. Miller

11/26/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Q&A

5 Restaurant, Food Cart, and Bar Owners on What They Are Thankful For This Year

It’s been a tough year for the industry, no doubt. Here’s who and what helped these restaurant, bar, and food cart owners get through 2020.

11/25/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Holidays

Where the Holiday Lights Are Shining in Portland, and Where They’re Not

Some marquee events are canceled, but plenty of Christmas lights are aglow this year.

11/24/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Shopping

Portland Monthly's Local Holiday Gift Guide

This year it’s more important than ever to get those holiday gifts locally for everyone on your list. We can help.

11/24/2020 Edited by Eden Dawn Photography by Michael Novak

Recipe

Biba CHamoru Kitchen’s Buñuelos Åga: A Guamanian Holiday Table Essential

These banana doughnuts were a staple at Ed Sablan’s family fiestas growing up on Guam.

11/24/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Best Thing We Ate This Week: Pie for Dinner and Dessert at Lazy Susan

The nostalgia-fueled Montavilla restaurant proves that you can, indeed, eat buttery, flaky pie crust for every meal.

11/20/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Holiday Guide

Where to Pick Up Thanksgiving Desserts in Portland

Because sometimes rolling your own pie crust is too tall an order.

11/13/2020 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

Film

Five Portland Films to Watch This Valentine's Day

Your homegrown best bets for a holiday screening, no matter what V-Day means to you.

02/12/2020 By Conner Reed

Holiday Shopping

Little Boxes—the Pro-Local, Anti-Big Retailer Shopping Event—Returns for its Eighth Year

More than 150 small business owners take part in this three-day shopping event, which has a few changes in store for 2019.

11/27/2019 By Alli Weseman

The Shakedown

What's Up with Valentine's Day, Anyway?

Let's size up this romance business.

01/29/2019 By Marty Patail

Good Riddance

Send Out 2018 with These 7 New Year's Eve Concerts

From local rage masters Summer Cannibals to a honky-tonk holiday show, here's how to ring in the new year in musical style.

12/20/2018 By Portland Monthly Staff

Slow Burn

The Hottest Gift This Holiday Season Is a Robert Mueller Devotional Candle

Let us pray to our Patron Saint of Plea Deals.

12/11/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson

Holiday Goodness

The 2018 Portland Food Lover’s Gift Guide

Give hot sauces, tiki mugs, and cooking classes with star local chefs to the food-obsessed in your life.

12/11/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Recipes

Carlo Lamagna Shares a Favorite Filipino Christmas Recipe

It's time for stockings, Santa, and arroz caldo.

11/20/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Pour

These Batch Cocktails Take Holiday Punch to the Next Level

Let the festivities begin.

11/20/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Season's Eatings

Happy Dragon's Peking Duck Is an Excuse to Celebrate

Reserve some birds and get feasting.

11/20/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Gift Guide

Terrariums to Tiny Pies to Woke Tees, Your 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

We've got locally made presents for everyone on your list.

11/20/2018 By Eden Dawn