Eat with Your Eyes
Johnny Leach’s Mexican restaurant sources top-shelf masa, smears guacamole toast, and serves a cornflake, yogurt, and gin breakfast cocktail.
Portland Mercado's three-week crash course is free and bilingual.
From PDX classics to new faves, these spots will give you a crash course in deliciousness. Welcome.
Eat Beat Team
In our inaugural post, Ataula’s Jose and Cristina Chesa explore churros, lap up coffee-ant mayo, and cook up a storm in Mexico City.
… including Altabira’s four-course Independence Day feast, a talk by butchery guru Camas Davis, and Arden Wine Bar + Kitchen’s first (and 100 percent female-run) winemaker dinner.
A pair of Yucatán-born brothers keep the North Williams spot’s great baguettes and add killer, sugar-showered ham-and-cheese Mexican pastries.
RIP, Original Taco House.
Emily E. Smith
Global Comfort Food
From hearty Haitian soups to pupusas, here's what makes these locals feel safe and loved—and where to score these touchstone eats.
Karen Brooks, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rebecca Jacobson, Pechluck Laskey, Fiona McCann, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock