Eat This Now

I Am Going to Live at Lao Beer Bar Cully Central This Summer

Bring the kids. Brings the dogs. We’re having Lao crispy rice salad and tater tots for dinner.

06/27/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Summer Eats: Fun in the Sun

11 Amazing Ways to Savor Summer in Portland

Garden bowers. Yacht-side patios. Slurping banana pudding milkshakes and swilling beers with llamas. We’ve got ideas.

06/19/2018 By Karen Brooks, Kelly Clarke, Rebecca Jacobson, Sam Pape, Benjamin Tepler, and Sarah Williams

Dining Guide

27 Portland Patios for Blissed-Out Summer Dining

Like food? And sun? This list is for you.

06/19/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Summer Eats

Ox Box Gives You a Chimichurri-Slathered Excuse for a Long Lunch

Ox restaurant's new outdoor pop-up is devoted to Argentine choripan hot dogs. But its wood-fired grill holds even tastier wonders.

06/13/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Pour

5 Essential New Portland Patios for Summer 2017

The sun is coming. Here's where to soak it up, drink in hand.

05/15/2017 Edited by Benjamin Tepler By Fiona McCann, Kelly Clarke, and Margaret Seiler

Beer

Breakside Unveils Humongous, Hop-Focused Slabtown Brewery

With two stories, two indoor bars, and a rooftop bar soon to come, the local beermaker calls it a “showpiece pub in the middle of the city."

03/06/2017 By Elise Herron

Hit List

Portland’s Best Patios for Outdoor Dining

These are some of the city’s top spots to eat and drink alfresco.

08/02/2016 By Michelle Porter and Kasey Cordell

Breaking News

Backyard Social Opening in Old Hop & Vine Space

The beloved restaurant, bottle shop, and outdoor dining space on N Killingsworth will be reborn thanks to its employees.

07/28/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week: June 22–28

Amaro floats at Burrasca, brunch at Autentica, and “21+” ice cream at Fifty Licks are your required eating.

06/22/2016 By Eat Beat Team

GAMES

You Can Rent These Giant Lawn Games for Your Next BBQ

A Portland-based designer crafts oversize games for the people.

05/10/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

FOOD NEWS

Breakside Brewery to Open in Northwest Portland

The beloved craft beer maker plans a third location (and patio) in Slabtown.

11/23/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HIT LIST

Portland’s 10 Best Patios For Drinking, Rain or Shine

We’ve rounded up our favorite outdoor drinking spaces, new and old, to help you transition from summer to fall.

09/08/2015 By Katie Vaughan

Design Guide

Getting Into the Garage Groove

An unofficial guide to the principles of great (or at least good) garages.

07/29/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Outdoors, Comfort Underfoot

An outdoor rug makes a space into a place.

07/02/2012 By Kristin Belz

In the Garden

Hummingbirds Keep Away the Humbugs

Inviting feathered friends to frolic outside the window.

12/23/2011 By Kristin Belz

Cover Story

Eat Outside: On the Water

Food and drink taste better with a river view.

07/22/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Cover Story

Eat Outside: Ale Alfresco

Take your pint out to the patio for a shot of Vitamin D.

07/22/2011 By Martin Patail