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

First Look

Why Mole Mole Mexican Cuisine Is Alberta’s New Must-Try Cart

Come for restaurant-quality mole, soups, and salads that feel like home.

10/25/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Tikim, a New Filipino Supper Club, Launches Soon

The five-course tasting menu adds to Portland’s burgeoning Filipino food scene.

10/07/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Berlu Cooks Up One of the Country’s Most Daring Vietnamese Tasting Menus

Conceptual street food debuts at Vince Nguyen's acclaimed SE Belmont spot, reopening in mid-October.

09/29/2021 By Karen Brooks

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

A Northeast Portland Ice Cream Dream Will Come True, New Zealand Style

Grant High alum Nico Vergara will open his New Zealand–style real fruit ice cream shop in November.

09/17/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Eat This Now

What to Eat This Week: Crispy Pork Belly with Woven Vermicelli from Lúa

There’s no arguing with roast pork, rice noodles, garlicky fish sauce, and herbs.

09/14/2021 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

The Newly Revamped Sweedeedee Does Delicious Dinner

The North Portland cafe isn’t just for brunch anymore—it also serves one of the most memorable dinners I’ve had in weeks.

08/12/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Next-Gen Vietnamese American Noodle Shop Thơm Opens Soon

Jimmy and Johnny Le, who grew up in their parents' restaurant, have created a cool new haunt for old-school pho, opening August 19.

08/12/2021 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

A New Middle Eastern and Korean-Influenced Restaurant from a Lazy Bear and Aziza Alum Opens in Southeast Portland

Chef Brian Han pairs Okinawan purple sweet potatoes with ume tzatziki and shiso chermoula.

07/19/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

First Look

Chewy Sourdough Crust Steals the Show at Slabtown's New Pizza Thief

An LA baker jumps into Portland's singular pizza scene, backed by whole-grain baking, seasonal handpies, and one rollicking chocolate chip cookie.

07/19/2021 By Karen Brooks

Restaurant Review

Oma's Hideaway Is Portland's Most Exciting New Restaurant

Welcome to a world that flickers with Malaysian Chinese barbecue, Indonesian sambals, French sausages, and psychedelic stoner food fun.

07/15/2021 By Karen Brooks

Restaurants

República’s New Tasting Menu Showcases Mexican Ingredients, from Escamoles to Huitlacoche

The five-course dinner might showcase amaranth, ant larvae, or corn smut, served with a side of culinary history.

07/14/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Derby Kenton 2.0 Unleashes Tropical Cocktails, Smash Burgers, and Filipino-Inspired Brunch

For her second North Portland act, Filipino American restaurateur Judith Stokes will unleash her vision of food and hospitality—drag bingo and live jazz in tow.

06/16/2021 By Karen Brooks

Food News

YāYā, A New Micah Camden-Backed Joint, Will Bring Cantonese Barbecue to NE Alberta

Camden and Chinese American former journalist and barbecue enthusiast Steve Chin plan to open the restaurant June 23.

06/15/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Oma's Hideway Opens with Chinese-Malaysian Street Foods, Char Siu Pork Platters, and Mai Tai Slushies

The owners of Portland's acclaimed Gado Gado open a new spin-off, with cocktail collaborations from Eem wiz Eric Nelson.

05/19/2021 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Mama Dút Foods Plans a Second Location in the Alberta Neighborhood

Owner Thuy Pham made the announcement over Instagram Live today.

03/23/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Eat Beat

Chef Gregory Gourdet Cooks Up a Bold Black History Month Celebration in 10 Private Yurts

At his Kann Winter Village in SE Portland, the Top Chef star will honor the African roots of Haitian cooking and raise awareness of 20 small BIPOC bus...

01/25/2021 By Karen Brooks

Year in Review

The 2020 Portland Food Highlight Reel: Pivots, Food Carts, and New Restaurants

Amidst all the chaos of this year, here are the pivots, new food carts, and new restaurants we're celebrating.

12/29/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton