Food News

Portland Chefs Gregory Gourdet and Joshua McFadden Nab James Beard Cookbook Award Nominations

Gregory Gourdet's Haitian-healthy 'Everyone's Table' and Joshua McFadden's 'Grains for Every Season' are in the running for the coveted awards.

04/27/2022 By Karen Brooks

Food News

These Are Portland's James Beard Award Finalists for 2022

The chef and restaurant finalists in food’s most prestigious awards were announced on March 16.

03/16/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

These 7 Portland Chefs and Restaurants Are James Beard Award Semifinalists

Berlu's Vince Nguyen, Gado Gado's Thomas Pisha-Duffly, and Magna's Carlo Lamagna are in the running for Best Chef: Northwest and Pacific.

02/23/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Whatever Happened To...

A Public Market in Portland? Its Backers Say That's Still the Plan

The long-proposed James Beard Public Market never found to find the right location, even as food cart pods, farmers markets and more bloomed around the city. Will 2022 be its year?

12/14/2021 By Julia Silverman

James Beard Awards

Portland’s 2020 James Beard Nominees Revealed

The finalists were announced via Twitter this afternoon after a two month COVID delay.

05/04/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Culinary Celebration

Oregon Nabs 17 James Beard Semifinalist Nominations

Portland and beyond feel the love from this year's annual culinary awards.

02/26/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Weekly Planner

Mezcal Celebrations, James Beard ROOTS Dinners, and More Fall Food Events

Plus: Cambodian cooking at Irving Street Kitchen, a guest appearance from pickle pro Michiko Tateno, and a cider harvest dinner at Son of Man.

10/11/2019 By Eat Beat Team

Hometown Pride

Oregon Comes Home Empty-Handed at the 2019 James Beard Awards

For the second year, Seattle takes the gold.

05/07/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Hometown Pride

Portland’s 2019 James Beard Finalists Vie for Best Chef Northwest

Shut out of the national game, Oregon’s top chefs are still going strong for regional honors.

03/27/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Hometown Pride

Oregon Nabs 16 James Beard Semifinalist Nominations

2019 could be a big year for our hometown food heroes.

02/27/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Portland’s Iconic Wildwood Restaurant Space to Become Bar West

The revamped building will house a 40-seat restaurant/bar and an intimate event space from the team behind Union/Pine.

10/04/2018 By Karen Brooks

Postscript

Where Should Portland Put the James Beard Public Market?

We've got a few suggestions.

09/18/2018 By Marty Patail

Food Event Spotlight

Departure’s Gregory Gourdet to Host Talent-Studded James Beard Dinner Fundraiser

Thirteen of Portland's James Beard stars (and Congressman Earl Blumenauer) join forces to fight for a fair food system.

07/24/2018 By Natasha Tandler

Hometown Pride

Oregon Shut Out at the 2018 James Beard Awards

… but there were well-deserved wins for Seattle’s Edouardo Jordan and for diversity of all sorts.

05/08/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

James Beard Awards

Portland's 2018 James Beard Finalists Announced

Coquine, Clyde Common, Kachka, and Castagna are in the final running, along with a pair of local cookbooks.

03/14/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Hometown Pride

Oregon Scores 18 Semifinalist Nominations at 2018 James Beard Awards

It’s another landslide year for Portland chefs, restaurateurs, and wine aficionados.

02/15/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

James Beard Award-Winning Chefs Greg and Gabi Denton to Open Bistro Agnes in Downtown’s SuperBite Space

Goodbye, wild microplates; hello, steak frites and profiteroles. In mid-January, the critically acclaimed chef-couple will embrace their culinary roots: soul-warming French bistro cooking.

11/01/2017 By Karen Brooks

Hometown Pride

Ox Takes Home the James Beard Award for Best Chef Northwest

The Argentine grill from Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton does Oregon proud at the 2017 James Beard Awards.

05/02/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

James Beard Awards

Portland Monthly Food Critic Karen Brooks Wins a 2017 James Beard Award

Our own master wordsmith, veteran Portland food voice, and all-around punk rocker takes home the James Beard journalism prize, alongside accolades for two other Oregonians.

04/25/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Hometown Pride

James Beard Awards 2017: Portland Scores Finalist Slots in Best Chef NW, Food Writing, and More

Best Chef Northwest nods for Coquine's Katy Millard, Castagna's Justin Woodward, and Ox's Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton. Plus, PoMo's Karen Brooks is one of three national finalists for restaurant criticism.

03/15/2017 By Kelly Clarke