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News To Chew
… including Renata’s new sister café, BJ Smith’s Top Chef elimination, and Marukin Ramen’s expanded menu.
The Long Play
Every year, we devote an issue to the city’s best new restaurants. How does the madness (and magic) happen? Our food team hashes it out.
Eat Beat Team
Best Restaurants 2016: Ramen Rapture
Mark it down: in 2016, we finally got certifiably amazing Tokyo-style ramen.
EAT HERE NOW
The Tokyo import might just be making the best ramen in town.
The newest player in Portland’s increasingly authentic Japanese ramen game might be the city’s best.
RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES
Micah Camden’s Hop Dog shutters, lauded Japanese ramen chain Marukin opens in Southeast Portland, and much more.
BREAKING FOOD NEWS
The upcoming food hall adds a reputable Japanese noodle name to its roster.