REVIEW

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Måurice

Kristen Murray's pastry magic and quirky charm earn her little restaurant a spot on our daily list of cravings.

09/02/2014 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Charting the Rise of Portland's Hottest UnRestaurants

In back rooms, on off nights, and behind borrowed counters, forward-thinking chefs are redefining dinner in Portland.

07/01/2014 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Bollywood Theater's Spicy Sequel in Southeast

The new Division Street outpost of Troy MacLarty's Indian street food hub offers bright spices and international supplies in a cinematic setting.

05/01/2014 By Karen Brooks

EAT THIS NOW

5 Favorites from Nuvrei's Macaron Bar

At this take-out temple to almond meal and meringue, Marius Pop's technicolor French treats are drawing a crowd.

04/02/2014 By Karen Brooks

INTRODUCING

Nonna's Meatball Comfort

Dayna McErlean's NE Killingsworth tavern delivers grandma-caliber linguini (and a winning wine list)

04/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Secret to Ataula's Spanish-Accented Success

At tapas house Ataula, Barcelona-born Jose Chesa masters a rare ingredient in modernist cuisine: comfort.

04/01/2014 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Mideast Muddle at Levant

Scott Snyder's “French-Arabesque” hot spot on East Burnside needs flavor talks and concept negotiations.

02/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

ROUNDUP

Ten Things to Devour in 2014

Welcome to Portland's hunger games! Follow this guide to the city's most promising plates, and there will be no sacrificing flavor in the new year.

01/02/2014 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Holdfast Dining's One-Man Show

With just 10 stools and a rented kitchen, Will Preisch presents a pop-up vision of high-end eating: casual, personal, and thrilling.

10/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Courtney Sproule, Party Girl

At Din Din, the food is French, the music rocks, and fun is the most important ingredient in the house.

09/03/2013 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Next Generation of Portland Food Carts

Meet the culinary missionaries at Picnic, Tiffin Asha, the Cheese Plate PDX, and Olé Latte serving up a new wave of cart cuisine.

08/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Modern Art

At Castagna, Justin Woodward is sending local food in a fresh direction—restrained, delicate, and dressed to kill.

07/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

There Will Be Blood

Eric Bechard's new restaurant, the Kingdom of Roosevelt, is unapologetically wild.

06/03/2013 By Karen Brooks

REVIEW

The People's Pig Wild Boar Sandwich

Cliff Allen's tiny, streetside meat cave fires up the art of eating between slices of homemade bread.

05/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Italy, Rocking

With his new restaurant, Ava Gene’s, Duane Sorenson gives indie dining an Old World polish.

03/15/2013 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Animal House

Ox restaurant ignites a new steak experience: brazen, barbecued, and beautiful.

12/14/2012 By Karen Brooks

EAT HERE NOW

Weekday Lunch at Riffle NW

The year's best new seafood restaurant is proving they've mastered westside lunch offerings, hook, line, and sinker.

10/01/2012 By Allison Jones

Article

Introducing: The Parish

For their second act, the Creole food freaks and oyster lovers behind Eat: An Oyster Bar have brought their exploration of Big Easy cuisine to the heart of the Pearl District.

09/20/2012 By Camille Grigsby-Rocca

Restaurant Review

Baptism by Fire

After five years of wrangling the flames at Ned Ludd, chef Jason French delivers some of the year’s best meals.

09/13/2012 By Karen Brooks

Article

Cult of the Cannelé

Courier Coffee Roasters and Ken's Artisan Bakery conquer France's most finicky pastry.

07/18/2012 By Karen Brooks