Entertaining Guide

17 Bars and Restaurants That Will Host Your Next Bash

These sweet local spots cook the eats, serve the drinks, and—most importantly—clean up.

08/27/2019 By Karen Brooks, Kelly Clarke, Monica Juárez, and Conner Reed

Seafood Guide 2019: Restaurants

A Diner’s Guide to Oregon Seafood

These are our favorite seafood restaurants right now.

07/24/2019 By Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, and Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Southern-Leaning Stalwart Irving Street Kitchen Overhauls Its Restaurant and Kitchen

The longtime Pearl district eatery will reopen with casual eats, more non-alcoholic cocktails, and regular guest chefs.

07/19/2019 By Shannon Henderson

Food Events

Vitaly Paley Is Starting a Sustainable Seafood Festival

The first annual confab, developed in collaboration with the James Beard Foundation's Smart Catch program, will happen this June at Headwaters.

05/09/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Insider's Guide 2019

75 Things Every Portlander Must Do

We tapped art aficionados, food fanatics, entrepreneurs, and outdoor enthusiasts for their picks of things every Portlander must do.

03/26/2019 Edited by Fiona McCann

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From fried chicken buns at Boke Dokie to Peruvian lunch at Paiche, these are the things you must eat this week.

05/11/2016 By Eat Beat Team

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Brunch at Thali Supper Club, WhiskeyTown USA (Win Two Free Tickets!), and More Portland Food Events

… including Restaurants for Raphael House, an “Ice Cream Seuss-Off,” and cookies-and-cream xurros at 180.

05/10/2016 By Eat Beat Team

BREAKING NEWS

Longtime Le Pigeon Chef Andrew Mace Leaves His Post for Sustainable Seafood Project

The talented chef de cuisine will sell subscriptions to a sustainable restaurant fishery and man a fresh-from-the-docks seafood cart, Local Fish, opening soon at NE Eighth and Couch.

05/09/2016 By Karen Brooks

BREAKING NEWS

Chef Shuffles at Coffee-and-Vermouth Bar Americano

Eclectic New Orleans expat Chris DeBarr is out; Luce alum John Willis is in.

05/09/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Ashland’s Sammich to Open a Cart in Portland

The Chicago-style sandwich shop with a cult following will head north in June.

05/05/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Teutonic Urban Winery and the Wild Hunt: A German-Nordic Match Made in Heaven

The folks behind Viking Soul Food shack up with one of Oregon’s hottest small-production urban wineries.

05/04/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING NEWS

Nomad.PDX Moving to New Location with Dinners in the Kitchen—Literally

As PoMo’s “Rising Star" modernist pop-up closes in on a brick-and-mortar lease, chefs Ryan Fox and Ali Matteis begin a new chapter inside the former Bowery Bagels kitchen.

05/03/2016 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Coco Donuts Expands to North Williams, Lincoln's Jenn Louis Is Arrest, and More PDX Foods News

... including the return of Edible Portland and Sizzle Pie opening in Seattle.

05/03/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland Comes Home Empty-Handed at the 2016 James Beard Awards

Washington takes Best Chef Northwest for the second year in a row.

05/03/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

MOTHER'S DAY

Mother’s Day in Portland: Salumi Picnics, Cascadian Spas, and High Tea

Don’t let Mother’s Day (May 8) sneak up on you. We’ve got fail-proof options for everyone, from conservative eaters to Champagne and caviar lovers.

05/02/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

BREAKING NEWS

Pok Pok’s Andy Ricker Closing Sen Yai; Nate Tilden of Olympia Provisions to Open Honky Tonk Taco in Its SE Division Space

Ricker will consolidate territory and expands his Whiskey Soda Lounge, while Tilden adds another charm to his fast-casual food bracelet.

04/28/2016 By Karen Brooks

THE HANGOVER

Teeny Doughnuts, a Baby Cow, and Brawny Bloodies: PoMo’s Country Brunch, Recapped

A sell-out crowd devours Portland’s hottest morning dishes and crowns Raven & Rose Bloody Mary champs (for the second year running) at PoMo’s annual brunch soiree.

04/27/2016 By Kelly Clarke

BREAKING NEWS

Rose VL to Launch New Vietnamese “Plate Lunch” Menu

Beginning May 2, lunch is on at SE Powell’s tasty soup shop, from the founders of 82nd Avenue’s famed HA VL.

04/27/2016 By Karen Brooks

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From vermouth cocktails at Americano to Pugliese pasta carbonara at Enzo’s, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

04/27/2016 By Eat Beat Team

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Bloody Mary Bloc Parties, Movies in the Pix Patisserie Courtyard, and More Portland Food Events

… including Clear Creek Distillery’s open house, Take Your Kids to Work lunch at Ringside, and a Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore reading at Powell’s.

04/25/2016 By Sarah Hopwood