Word of Mouth

Meet Mio Asaka, the Farmers Market's Queen of Tarts

Asaka's Instagram-worthy fruit tarts channel France, Japan, and Portland.

07/10/2017 By Karen Brooks

West End: Food & Drink

Where to Eat in Portland's West End

Subterranean cocktail bunkers, a Northwest brunch mecca, and one of the city's best food cart pods. Explore this neighborhood while you're hungry.

05/15/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Staff

Recipes

Oui Presse Puts the Coffee Back in Coffee Cake

Coffee and pastry collide in this espresso-soaked sour cream cake, topped with a toffee-flavored moonscape of whole nuts and batter scraps.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Coffee Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Portland Coffee and Pastries

Here's where to go, what to drink, and what to eat in a city obsessed with great beans.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Coffee Guide: International Bakeries

Pastries without Borders: 6 Globe-Trotting Portland Bakeries

Swedish cinnamon knots to Japanese kare doughnuts, butter is a universal language.

02/20/2017 By Kelly Clarke, Karen Brooks, and Benjamin Tepler

Coffee Guide: Morning Glories

Portland's 10 Best Pastries

Canelé to croissants, crostata to coffee cake, this is why we get out of bed.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler, Kelly Clarke, and Karen Brooks

Coffee Guide: Standout Shops

16 Places in Portland to Drink Coffee Right Now

From hand-roasted beans to double-decker buses to scene-stealing décor, these destinations are in a class of their own.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, Kelly Clarke, and Rebecca Jacobson

Brunch

6 Classic Brunch Spots Every Portlander Must Know

From deep-fried to dim sum, these are our favorite morning meals.

02/13/2017 Videography by Sika Stanton By Portland Monthly Staff

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: Jan 31–Feb 6

From Tuscan bread soup at Higgins to chocolate-hazelnut smoothies at the Daily Feast, these are the things you must eat this week.

01/31/2017 By Eat Beat Team

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

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: December 20–27

From Turkish egg toast at Upper Left Roasters to pork snout at Bar Casa Vale, these are the things you must eat this week.

12/19/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Local Giving

Give Thanks at Coffeehouse Northwest—and Raise Money for Immigrants and Refugees

The local cafe's long-running Thanksgiving charity free-for-all returns, this year benefiting Portland's Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization.

11/22/2016 By Kelly Clarke

FIRST LOOK

Ataula Chefs Open the City’s First Authentic Xurreria, 180

Xurros, xocolata, and xuixos make their Portland debut.

01/29/2016 By Alex Keith

Hit List

Portland's Best Pie Shops

Any way you slice it, our local sweet shops are dishing out fantastic fruit, cream, chocolate, and nut pies. Here are 9 of our favorite places to try some today.

01/22/2013 By Eat Beat Team

Desirables

Pouring Over Portland

The latest trend in coffee brewing is a trick you can try at home.

08/05/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Sweet & Salty Make a Better Croissant

Find these prized Bavarian croissants from Fressen Artisan Bakery at Portland Farmers Markets. Go early or they'll be gone!

03/29/2011 By Teri Gelber