Pizza Party

Portland’s New Plant-Based Pizzeria Now Open

Vancouver, BC–based Virtuous Pie serves up kimchi jackfruit pizza and doughnut-flavored ice cream on SE Division.

06/05/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Breaking News

Back to Eden Bakery Expands to Pizza, Panini, and Hot Fudge Sundaes

Starting this summer, the gluten-free and vegan café will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

05/26/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Eats

Baked Roots Bar Offers a Globe-Trotting Menu of Oil-Free Fries

The peculiar plant-based eatery is now open on SE Ninth and Madison.

05/24/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Restaurant Openings

Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken Spot La Leña Will Roost on SE Hawthorne in June

Pollo a la brasa, comida criolla specialties, and fresh juices from a Navarre vet and his Lima-born wife are coming soon.

05/17/2017 By Kelly Clarke

First Impressions

Three Things to Devour at Division’s New Vegan Mediterranean Spot Aviv

A plant-based menu charms all eaters with soy curl shawarma fries and tamarind margaritas.

05/10/2017 By Kelly Clarke

First Look

First Look: Fifty Licks on E Burnside

The beloved SE Clinton scoop shop opens its second location, right across from the Laurelhurst Theater.

05/01/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Vegan Israeli Restaurant Aviv to Replace Heart Bar

Starting May 3, Gonzo’s Tal Caspi will serve up his signature falafel and shawarma fries in the former Portobello space on SE Division.

04/25/2017 By Molly Woodstock

News to Chew

Pok Pok NW Opens, Roe Moves West, Plus More PDX Food News

… including brunch at Jackrabbit and major openings for Laurelhurst Market’s chicken operation and Fifty Licks ice cream.

04/21/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Restaurant Openings

Celebrate Earth Day at Off the Griddle's Grand Opening

The long-defunct food cart returns as a brick-and-mortar on SE Foster. Drop by on April 22 for veggie burgers and vegan Jell-O shots.

04/20/2017 By Molly Woodstock

News to Chew

Doughnuts, Pizza, Burgers, and More Vegan Food News

New plant-based eateries continue to pop up all over Portland—and we've got the scoop.

02/22/2017 By Molly Woodstock

First Look

First Look: Nomad.PDX Fires Up the Induction Burners

Eat Beat checks out the modernist duo's new space on NE 24th Avenue.

02/07/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

The Early Word on Star Chef Chris Cosentino’s Jackrabbit

The celebrated, offal-obsessed San Francisco chef prepares to open his first Portland restaurant. Here’s what you need to know.

02/01/2017 By Karen Brooks

Restaurant Openings

Say ‘Aloha’ to N Mississippi’s New Vegan Tiki Bar

Seattle’s No Bones Beach Club brings taro fries and jackfruit nachos to Portland.

01/25/2017 Photography by Molly Woodstock

First Impressions

Danwei Canting’s Wide World of Beijing Cuisine

A new fast-casual Chinese eatery offers a playlist of the capital’s diverse offerings.

01/23/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Winter Openings

5 Restaurants to Watch for in Winter 2017

By mid-February, Portland will have a new class of promising eateries to explore.

01/17/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Restaurant Openings

Hold the Fish Sauce! An All-Vegetarian Thai Restaurant Opens on Division

Herbivores can head to KaTi Portland for plant-based pad Thai and tofu tom kha.

01/10/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Breaking News

Honky Tonk Taco to Become an OP Wurst

The short-lived SE Division Street taco spot will soon transform into a sausage factory.

12/28/2016 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

Breaking News

Portobello Vegan Trattoria to Shutter at End of 2016

One of Portland’s most beloved plant-based eateries will be replaced by a new project from the Sudra’s Sanjay Chandrasekaran.

12/19/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Bean Scene

Kainos Coffee Is One of Portland's Standout New Roasters

The outer Northeast Portland spot lures with sharp design, a big-hearted ethos, and hot mugs of “Freakin’ Yum.” 

12/06/2016 By Kelly Clarke