Pop-Ups

Best Thing I Ate This Week: Duck Tlayuda at For Esme

Chef Luna Contreras and bartender Michelle Ruocco team up for a cocktail and Mexican snack-filled pop-up at Magna.

10/29/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Restaurant Openings

Cafe Olli Is Portland's Next Great Pizza Place

An all-day, worker-owned cafe is rising soon in the former Ned Ludd—everything handmade, major cakes included.

10/28/2021 By Karen Brooks

Pop-Up

Joel and Emily Stocks’s JEM Supper Club Is Coming to Magna

The frequently sold-out spring and summer pop-up from the former Holdfast chef is getting a new home.

10/26/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Pop-Up

A Vegan Goth Bakery Pop-Up Is Coming to Mama Dút this Halloween

Kachina Williams, aka Baker Ghoul Magic, is a vegan, horror movie-obsessed Black Filipina baker ready for her close-up Oct. 31 on SE Morrison.

10/20/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food News

An All-Asian American Pastry Pop-Up Comes to Portland

The event spotlighting local AAPI bakers across the nation takes place October 26 at Berlu.

10/08/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

First Look

Filipino Food Fans: Get to Pulu by Sunrice Now

Chicken adobo, barbecue pork skewers, and peach mango pie are reimagined for a new generation.

09/24/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Openings

Truly Handmade Pasta Comes to St. Johns with Pastificio d'Oro

Chase Dopson makes his pasta with a rolling pin at his new pop-up at Gracie’s Apizza.

09/10/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Review

Thick Pies Rule at No Saint, a Pizza and Natural Wine Pop-Up

Grandma-style thick-yet-airy pizza crust is the canvas for toppings like peach and sausage or ricotta and hot honey.

09/07/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Best Restaurants 2021

Portland’s Best New Vegan Restaurants, Food Carts, and Pop-Ups

Where to eat Detroit-style pizza, barbecue ribs, banh mi, and spicy fried chicken sandwiches without any animal products involved.

08/27/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton and Karen Brooks

Bars & Nightlife

3 Outdoor Pop-Up Bars to Try Before Summer Ends

Drink in a parking lot, a driveway, or a hop field.

08/20/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Coming Attraction

Nico’s Ice Cream Blends Up New Zealand-Style Real Fruit Ice Cream

Nico Vergara, a former manager at Zeds Ice Cream, is going solo—with fun collaborations with local businesses and nonprofits.

05/13/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Pop-Ups

Elsy Dinvil’s Creole Me Up Brings Bright Haitian Cooking to Portland

Dinvil wants to demystify Haiti and Haitian food in Portland—one jar of pickleez at a time.

04/14/2021 By Liz Crain

Bakery

Mama Box Is Baking Some of the Most Exciting Pastries in Portland

Former Le Pigeon cook Darla Shaffer's waitlist is a month long. Go now.

04/12/2021 By Kayla Henderson-Wood

Dining Picks

Best Thing We Ate This Week: Oxtail Lasagna from Lasagna Project PDX

Order one of chef Thomas Boyce’s handmade, hand-delivered lasagnas via Instagram DM.

01/08/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Sunshine Noodles Is Going on Hiatus Until March. Meanwhile, There’s Fried Chicken.

Diane Lam is launching a fried chicken wing pop-up on January 15.

12/23/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

The Slants' Former Lead Singer Opens a Smoked Brisket Banh Mi Joint

Aron Moxley's Vietnamese/BBQ pop-up is celebrating its grand opening this Saturday at Bar Carlo.

11/06/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Savor

Two Portland Cooks Give Burmese Food a Fresh Voice

Pop-up Rangoon Bistro doesn't play by the rules.

02/25/2020 By Marty Patail

Holiday Events

Top Pop Up Shops For That Gift List

Shop locally, ethically, or deliciously at these Portland-centric holiday markets.

12/06/2019 By Mark Fogerson

Summer Beer: Great Dane

Why Internationally Renowned Beermaker Mikkeller Opened a Pop-Up Brewery on East Burnside

“It’s funny to build something that you know will be gone in seven months."

06/25/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Breaking News

Modernist Berlu to Swing Doors Open on SE Belmont in Early Spring

Plus, the chef behind pop-up Jolie Laide holds a series of Thai-inspired dinners this month.

02/06/2019 By Karen Brooks