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

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

Word of Mouth

Gado Gado’s Noodle-Centric Pop-Up Is Going Places

Southeast Asian influences and a healthy dose of “what the hell, we’re having fun” make it one to watch.

01/29/2019 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Playful Southeast Asian Pop-Up Gado Gado Finds a Brick-and-Mortar Home

This spring, expect handmade noodles, curries, and dim sum in the Hollywood neighborhood.

01/16/2019 By Karen Brooks

Pop-Ups

Olympia Oyster Bar Launches a Pop-Up on the Oregon Coast

All summer long, Maylin Chavez is shucking, dressing, and baking oysters straight from the source: Nevør Shellfish Farm, right on Netarts Bay.

06/26/2018 By Sydney Dauphinais

New Bars

Cocktail Pop-Up Deadshot Now Has Permanent Digs and a Posse of Bartenders

Before, Adam Robinson's Mondays-only bar night was Holdfast's sidepiece. Now, the industry hangout stirs up sweet trouble seven days a week in SE Portland's former Associated space.

05/24/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Food News

3 New Vegan Dining Options to Kickstart Your Summer

Weirdly enough, they’re all from Sudra-adjacent chefs.

05/17/2018 By Catherine Johnson

Global Comfort Food

Portland Dishes That Taste Like Home

We asked some of our favorite local chefs and foodies one deceptively simple question: What tastes like home? Here are their globe-spanning responses.

02/27/2018 Edited by Kelly Clarke

Global Comfort Food

We Asked 20 Portland Chefs and Foodies: What Tastes Like Home?

From hearty Haitian soups to pupusas, here's what makes these locals feel safe and loved—and where to score these touchstone eats.

02/27/2018 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Karen Brooks, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rebecca Jacobson, Pechluck Laskey, Fiona McCann, Benjamin Tepler, and Tuck Woodstock

Breaking News

Bollywood Theater’s Troy MacLarty to Launch Churchgate Station Supper Club

The Chez Panisse alum heads back to the kitchen this summer for an intimate new supper club, next to his popular Mumbai street-food emporium on SE Division.

02/13/2018 By Karen Brooks

Food Events

You Can Help Puerto Rico by Eating at This Lechonera Pop-Up

Portland restaurateur Andy Diaz lost his grandmother in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Now he's raising funds to make sure the hospice house where she died never loses power again.

01/29/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Shopping

Portland's Hottest Holiday Pop-Up Is This Youth-Run Urban Apparel Shop

dfrntpigeon wants to change your perception of youth homelessness.

12/05/2017 By Anya Rehon

Best Restaurants 2017

Here Are Portland Monthly's Best Restaurants of 2017

If you want to understand this city and its food scene, use this list as your guide.

10/12/2017 By Zach Dundas

Best Restaurants 2017: The Unrestaurants

3 Portland Pop-Ups That Shook Up Dining and Drinking in 2017

We visited the “outer rings of the vegetable planet,” among other strange places.

10/12/2017 By Karen Brooks and Benjamin Tepler