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

Hometown Pride

James Beard Awards 2017: Oregon Dominates NW Semifinalists

The lauded award foundation names 19 Beaver State notables.

02/15/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

WHAT WE ATE

Portland’s Restaurant History: The People, Places, and Plates That Set Our City’s Epic Table

How did we conquer the food world? We chronicle more than a century of Portland dining.

08/15/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke

FOOD HISTORY

Pioneer Salt, Giant Pancakes, and Sexy Salads: The Two-Century-Long Story of How Portland Conquered the Food World

Here are the wild spots, rule breakers, lost treasures, and unforgettable dishes that forged our food culture.

08/15/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Karen Brooks, Molly Woodstock, and Michael Zusman Photography by Nicolle Clemetson Styled by Ashley Marti/Local Haven

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland Comes Home Empty-Handed at the 2016 James Beard Awards

Washington takes Best Chef Northwest for the second year in a row.

05/03/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Castagna and Ox Chefs Nab James Beard Best Chef Northwest 2016 Finalist Slots

Castagna's Justin Woodward and Ox's Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton represent Portland, plus nods for Clyde Common's bar program, Country Cat's cookbook, and Eater's multimedia eye candy.

03/16/2016 By Kelly Clarke

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland Nets 15 James Beard Nominations

… plus three more Beard nods from around the state make 2016 the biggest year ever for Oregon.

02/17/2016 By Benjamin Tepler