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This Portland Chef is Creating a Vegan Food Revolution

With a 13-spice blend, vegan buttermilk, and griddled cashew cheese mozzarella, Chef Jewan Manuel of Plant Based Papi is creating a vegan food revolution.

01/25/2022 By Latisha Jensen

Food News

Nimblefish’s Cody Auger Is Now Executive Chef at Takibi

Auger has stepped down as Nimblefish’s executive chef, bringing his take on Japanese cooking to Takibi in Portland's Nob Hill neighborhood.

01/19/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Q&A

What’s It Like to Work in the Restaurant Industry during the Omicron Surge?

We talked to employees at Portland's PaaDee, Navarre, and Bullard about their experience working in a restaurant during the Omicron surge.

01/14/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Dining Picks

Where to Eat and Drink on Heated, Covered Patios

From restaurants to bars to food cart pods, these spots are sure to come in clutch during this pandemic winter.

01/13/2022 By Karly Quadros and Shannon Daehnke

Travel

Weekend Itinerary: What to Do in McMinnville

Stay inside a dreamy old-world cottage, beat the high score at Joysticks, and meet the locals at Blue Moon.

01/07/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Interview

Q&A: @nomnom_nori Nori De Vega on Filipino Food, Basenjis, and Small Business

The Portlander uses Instagram to talk social justice, build connections, and spread her love for Filipino cuisine and culture through her pop-up, Tikim.

12/31/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Year in Review

Portland's Most Obsession-Worthy Dishes in 2021

Breakfast champions, fast-food makeovers, and game-changing tasting menus top our best dishes of the year.

12/28/2021 By Karen Brooks and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Seafood

Where to Find Dungeness Crab, Oregon’s Seasonal Treat

Whether in a composed dish, cooked and cleaned, or live, here’s where to get your hands on some crustaceans.

12/22/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Editor's Note

Amid Turmoil & Takeout, There’s Much to Celebrate in Portland’s Food Scene

Even in hard times, our restaurant and food cart scene makes Portland an incredible city for eaters.

12/09/2021 By Fiona McCann Photography by Brian Breneman

Best Restaurants 2021

Portland's Best New Dining Experiences: Toki, St. Jack, Sweedeedee & Oma’s Hideaway

Meet the restaurants—beyond República—that transported us into their worlds and mindsets.

12/01/2021 By Karen Brooks and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Sponsored Content

A Touch of Fate and Duck Confit

The inviting restaurant in Portland's Woodstock neighborhood plates an elevated yet relaxed dining experience evoking the best of French hospitality.

10/26/2021 By Ben McBee

Video

Apizza Scholls: Behind the Scenes at a Portland Culinary Institution

As part of our new video series spotlighting 'Tried and True' Portland locales, we connected with pizza guru Brian Spangler.

10/08/2021 Videography by Rose Lee and Monica Salazar

Best Restaurants 2021

Portland’s Best New Vegan Restaurants, Food Carts, and Pop-Ups

Where to eat Detroit-style pizza, barbecue ribs, banh mi, and spicy fried chicken sandwiches without any animal products involved.

08/27/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton and Karen Brooks

Coronavirus

Portland Bars & Restaurants Requiring Proof of COVID Vaccination

Looking for a safer way to dine and drink indoors? Consult our running list.

08/13/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Quaintrelle Will Reopen August 29

The funky, fun fine dining restaurant will open in its new location in Southeast Portland later this month.

08/06/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Some PDX Bars & Restaurants Require Vax for Indoor Dining

As calls for more safety measures grow with the rise of Delta, we asked restaurant and bar owners requiring vaccination to share their experiences.

08/05/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Eat This Now

Best Thing I Ate This Week: Detroit-Style Pepperoni Pizza from Assembly Brewing

At this Foster-Powell pizzeria and brewery, the sauce, crust, and cheese all work together in rectangular harmony.

07/26/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

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

Top Chef

‘Top Chef’ Season 18 Finale Recap: A Winner Is Crowned, but the Ending Is Complicated

With a winner chosen, I hope Bravo has more to say.

07/02/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton