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

Breaking News

Güero Takes Over Tabla's NE 28th Avenue Space

The 14-year-old pasta joint makes way for creative tortas, Mexican hamburgers, and mescal by the carafe.

11/29/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat With Your Eyes

First Look: Rachel’s Ginger Beer Now Open on Hawthorne

The beloved ginger brewery opens its first location outside Seattle, pouring fizzy beverages and frying up chicken sandwiches in Southeast Portland.

11/28/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Pixie Retreat Raw’r Announces New Pearl District Lunch Space

Chow down on decadent vegan puddin’ and plant-based BLTs in the former Supa space on NW Glisan, starting November 30.

11/22/2016 By Molly Woodstock

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

Breaking News

Chef Johnny Leach to Open Playful Mexican Spot Chalino

A pair of Stray Dogs and Xico alums rethink Mexican on North Williams this winter.

10/26/2016 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

First Look at Vitaly Paley’s Seafood-Loving Headwaters, Opening October 14

Eat Beat’s got exclusive details on the revamped Heathman Hotel Restaurant and Bar, from a fresh look and adventurous raw bar to "sexual chocolate" for dessert.

10/12/2016 By Kelly Clarke