Food Event Spotlight

Meet Some of the Portlanders Crafting Your Fave Local Foodstuffs

The makers of ketchup, cookies, and more share stories at Behind the Brand: A Maker’s Journey.

10/19/2018 By Emma Luthy

First Impressions

Downtown’s New Afuri Ramen Outpost Brings Double the Dumplings

The Tokyo chain’s newest Portland location wields a slimmed-down menu with zippy service, poke, and more gyoza.

11/21/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

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

Dining Guide

These Are Portland’s Essential Sit-Down Restaurants Right Now

Hungry? Here are top picks from Portland Monthly editors.

10/12/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Best Restaurants 2017: Step into the Light

Behold the Most Elegant—Dare We Say, Delicate—Ramen on Portland’s Scene

Kayo’s Ramen Bar isn’t out to overpower you. And that’s a good thing.

10/12/2017 By Zach Dundas

Veggie Love: Essential Eats

5 Must-Eat Vegan Dishes in Portland

From ramen to pizza to doughnuts, here’s a handful of the city’s essential plant-based eats.

08/14/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Breaking News

Boxer Ramen to Open in Americano’s Burnside 26 Space in October

The fourth location of Micah Camden's local ramen chain will boast double the seats and a beef short rib noodle bowl.

07/21/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Recipes

A Portlander Makes the Country's First Fresh, Organic Ramen Noodle

Umi, oh my. These bouncy noodles are the key to a lively miso-sesame veggie salad.

05/15/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

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

News to Chew

Lincoln to Close, Fifty Licks Readies E Burnside Location, Plus More PDX Food News

… including chef shuffles at Dame, Johanna Ware's return, and the shuttering of a Chinese hot pot favorite.

03/01/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Year in Review

The Biggest Restaurant Openings and Closings of 2016

It was a year of tectonic change for Portland’s food scene. Here are the 17 new spots and 11 shutterings to know.

12/27/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Word of Mouth

How Milk Glass Mrkt Got Its Groove

Irresistible baked goods. A killer veggie sando. Retro-mod style. Here’s why the N Killingsworth cafe-market needs to be on your list.

12/20/2016 By Karen Brooks

Foodie Finds

The 2016 Food Lover’s Gift Guide

From bonbon stocking stuffers to modern French cooking bibles, here are 10 great gifts from Portland’s wide world of food and drink.

12/12/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat Here Now

Why Did Cult Tokyo Ramen Shop Afuri Come to Portland? Because We’ve Got the Water.

“Portland water makes our broth the best,” says the CEO. “Afuri cannot exist without the water.”

11/14/2016 By Kelly Clarke

Word of Mouth

The 11 Best Things Food Critic Karen Brooks Ate in 2016

Beef tartare to old-school pizza to Japanese shaved ice, here are the year’s defining dishes.

11/14/2016 By Karen Brooks

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: October 19–26

Musubi rice bundles, top-shelf ramen, exceptional granola, and spicy baked oysters are your required eating for the week.

10/19/2016 By Eat Beat Team