Foodie Finds

The 2016 Food Lover’s Gift Guide

From bonbon stocking stuffers to modern French cooking bibles, here are 10 great gifts from Portland’s wide world of food and drink.

12/12/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Health-Conscious Friends

Please the self-styled wellness gurus in your life with these Portland-made presents.

12/09/2016 By Webb Wright

It's a Wonderful Buffet

It's a Scandinavian Holiday All-You-Can-Eat Miracle

Broder Söder hosts a lavish Swedish "julbord" holiday buffet at Nordia House and makes all your gluttonous winter wishes come true.

12/09/2016 By Kelly Clarke

Style

Columbia Sportswear Unveils Jackets Inspired by Star Wars Prequel Rogue One

Cozier than a fresh-sliced tauntaun.

12/05/2016 By Marty Patail

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy December with These Local Wellness Events

Unwind with free massages and yoga classes, a community-building potluck, a healing-focused crafts fair, or a Grinch-themed bike ride.

11/29/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Recipes

Five Phenomenal Winter Cookies

Nostalgic Christmas treats to jam-filled Italian classics, these are the holiday confections to crush any bake-off.

11/14/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Holidays 2016

Handmade Rugs to Repurposed Rings, Your Essential Holiday Gift Guide

Grab a nog. With these 12 locally made gifts, your shopping is done.

11/14/2016 By Eden Dawn

Thanksgiving Planning

Where to Get Thanksgiving Pie in Portland

Our list of the city’s best flavors, classic and unorthodox, with options for any kind of eater.

11/10/2016 By Rachel Grozanick and Arlo Voorhees

Holiday Eats

10 Ways to Eat Out or Order In This Thanksgiving

Don't want to make your own turkey and pumpkin pie? These local eateries will do it for you.

11/09/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BEER

The 9 Best Oregon Winter Ales

Portland Monthly picks its favorite beers for fireside sipping. Hurry before they're gone!

12/29/2015 By Marty Patail

The Wish List

Portland Monthly’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Whether you’re shopping for a foodie, a fashionista, an adventurer, or a health nut, our gallery of gift guides are here to save the day.

12/01/2015

HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING

A Picture-Perfect Meal from the Land of Ice and Snow

Dig in to our very Scandinavian holiday buffet, with festive recipes, inspired seasonal décor, and a jul glögg to remember.

11/20/2015 By Kelly Clarke and Benjamin Tepler

HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING

Maurice Persimmon Cookies with Cardamom Brown Butter Icing and Ross Fogelquist’s Jul Glogg

Sweeten up your party with old school Scan cookies and a mulled wine recipe from a local knighted by the King of Sweden.

11/20/2015 By Kelly Clarke

WEEKEND AWAY

Awesome Alternative Holiday Getaways

Eight charming Northwest retreats to make spirits bright

11/13/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

HIT LIST

10 Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Foodies

The perfect gift for every kind of foodie,(almost) all for under $50

12/17/2014 With Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD FINDER

Bring Some Scandinavian Holidays Home with Beaverton's Scandia Imports

Whether you've got roots in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland or simply love Nordic flavors, this sweet shop will stock you up.

12/16/2014 By Sara Rangel

QUESTIONABLE TASTE

The Best of the Worst Holiday Sweaters

The ugly holiday sweater has evolved from embarrassing to awesome. We round up some of our favorites from the web universe.

12/19/2012 By Eden Dawn