The Wild Slice

New York. Chicago. Detroit. Portland? Making the Case for a New American Pizza City

We used to be a boring pizza town. Now we may be living the nation's most fascinating life of pie.

04/17/2017 By Karen Brooks Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

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

Pizza Party

Rally Pizza Gives Portlanders a Reason to Drive to Vancouver

Ken’s Artisan Pizza alums lure with awesome pies, frozen custard, and so, so much parking.

01/17/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Restaurant Review

Baker Ken Forkish Masters a New Collection of Outstanding Breads

Crusty levain loaves to butter-crackling spelt croissants, the lord of Ken’s Artisan Bakery has a new swagger at Trifecta Annex.

12/20/2016 By Karen Brooks

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

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week: August 10–17

Dirty dirty fries at OP Wurst and soft-serve at Lovely’s Fifty Fifty are your required eating for the week.

08/10/2016 By Eat Beat Team

BREAKING NEWS

Pine Street Market Opens Very, Very Softly

Eat Beat gets an early-bird look at Pine Street Market, with tastes from two star-studded new eateries: Trifecta Annex and Pollo Bravo. Let Stumptown's experimental food hall mania commence!

04/09/2016 By Kelly Clarke

RECIPE

Make the Margherita From Ken's Artisan Pizza at Home

A new pizza bible from bread master Ken Forkish explores the soul and science of pie making.

03/18/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Ken Forkish Reveals New Details about Trifecta Annex at Pine Street Market

Unusual pies from Forkish’s forthcoming pizza cookbook and crazy croissants will rise from a tiny space inside Portland’s first food hall. Here’s why they matter.

02/03/2016 By Karen Brooks

Year in Review

Karen Brooks’s Best Portland Dishes 2015

Portland Monthly’s food critic on the dishes that defined the year.

12/29/2015 By Karen Brooks

EAT THIS NOW

Dessert at Trifecta Tavern & Bakery

At Ken Forkish's bread-centric Portland hangout, pastry chef Eve Kuttemann gives us three reasons to order some sweets.

02/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

ROUNDUP

Cooklandia

From books revealing the secret recipes of Portland's top chefs to essential DIY guides from local cooks, editors from New York to San Francisco are working the 503 area code.

12/02/2013 By Karen Brooks

OPENING WATCH

Sneak Peek Inside Ken Forkish's Trifecta

As America’s first “bakery tavern” readies to rise on SE Sixth Avenue, we decode the vision and menu set to debut next week.

11/11/2013 By Karen Brooks

BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

The Next Wave of Portland Eating

Fall unleashes yet another surge of eating from notable names and one promising new arrival.

11/01/2013 Photography by Benjamin Tepler

HOT FOOD STORIES

Portland News to Chew

The Woodsman Tavern gets a new chef, Trifecta Tavern gets NYC bar talent, and you get to read about making the perfect at-home coffee (and the rest of the week's restaurant news).

09/10/2013 By Allison Jones

NEWS

The Perfect Party July 2013

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people

07/01/2013

OPENING WATCH

Update on Ken Forkish's Trifecta Tavern... with Karaoke!

Portland's legendary bread guru shares construction plans, names his new chef, and spills details on a mic-loving new neighbor.

06/14/2013 By Allison Jones

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Portland's 2013 James Beard Award Finalists

Pomeroy, Whims, and Rucker represent Portland in the Best Chef Northwest category, while baking guru Ken Forkish carries the PDX banner with two nominations.

03/18/2013 By Allison Jones

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Ken Forkish

Portland's legendary bread guru shares his recipe for early spring salad with salami crisps, pickled asparagus, and smoked rye.

03/15/2013 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

SAVOR

Spring Salad

Local dough master Ken Forkish rolls out a new way to bring bread to the table.

03/15/2013 By Benjamin Tepler