Starter Kit

5 Must-Eat Portland Dishes

From game-changing ice cream to the best Thai chicken and rice imaginable, here are the local eats you can't miss.

06/30/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

Dining Guide

34 Women-Run Portland Restaurants We Love

Who run the (food) world? These ladies.

03/20/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Hit List

Portland's Most Kid-Friendly Restaurants

Sticky hands, temper tantrums, and picky eaters are welcome at these 24 eateries.

01/25/2017 By Eat Beat Team

FIRST LOOK

Inside Southeast Hawthorne’s Poke Mon

Eat Beat has the inside scoop on the poke-centric eatery, with make-your-own bowls and local toppers, Choi’s Kimchi to Ota Tofu.

07/07/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

INSIDER EATS

Where Do Portland’s Best Chefs Eat on Their Own Time?

From hearty Italian spreads to Balkan stews and cheap salt-and-pepper squid, our chefs devour the city.

10/27/2015 By Kelly Clarke

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland Food Star Nong to Compete on Chopped: Impossible

The chicken-and-rice food cart superstar returns to the Food Network for an ultimate championship round.

10/27/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Nong Slays Competition to Win Chopped

The creative spirits behind Nong's Khao Man Gai and Kim Jong Grillin battle impressively on the Food Network's Chopped "Food Truck Fight."

08/20/2014 By Karen Brooks

FOOD TV

Nong to Compete on Chopped "Food Truck Fight"

On August 19, a Portland food cart star takes the spirit of Nong's Khao Man Gai into a heated competition on the Food Network.

08/12/2014 By Karen Brooks

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Nong’s Khao Man Gai Puts Down Roots

Karen Brooks explores coconut soft serve and “chicken squeezing” at the Thai wonder’s new brick and mortar.

07/29/2014 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Nong’s Khao Man Gai to Open Restaurant

Portland’s food cart queen launches her first official sit-down eatery.

03/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

The Ultimate Week of Portland Dining

Your guide to a week of serious noshing in America's most original food city

11/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including Pok Pok in Bon Appetit and a new winemaker at Argyle Winery.

02/13/2013 By Allison Jones