Eat Portland Weird

It's time to embrace offal, grasshoppers, and pork skin!

02/22/2013 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks By Allison Jones


Alma Chocolate + Ned Ludd Dinner

The team behind Alma Chocolate will debut their new production space at an intimate five-course dinner with Ned Ludd chef Jason French.

01/15/2013 By Allison Jones


Beast, Ned Ludd, and St. Jack Team Up for Sandy Relief

Naomi Pomeroy, Jason French, and Aaron Barnett will join forces on November 19th for an intimate dinner with 100% of proceeds benefiting Food Bank for NYC.

11/06/2012 By Allison Jones

Best Restaurants 2012

20 Spots That Defined the Year in Food

It's our annual assemblage of Portland's most exciting eateries.

10/16/2012 With Mike Thelin, Benjamin Tepler, and Allison Jones Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks

Restaurant Review

Baptism by Fire

After five years of wrangling the flames at Ned Ludd, chef Jason French delivers some of the year’s best meals.

09/13/2012 By Karen Brooks


Portland’s Best Bloody Marys

Sometimes you need an eye-opener on top of your morning java. For those occasions we've whittled down a roster of Portland's best Bloody Marys. Cheers!

02/23/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks By Allison Jones

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Ned Ludd Opens For Lunch

Another good spot open for lunch on the weekends

10/20/2009 By Eat Beat Team


Ned Ludd

Named after the proletarian hero who inspired the Luddites, Ned Ludd follows in his footsteps by eschewing the comforts of a modern kitchen in favor of a cooking technique that predates modern man: everything at this forty-seat restaurant in Northeast Por

06/22/2009 By Mike Thelin