Restaurants

Portland’s Best Cubano Is Hiding at En Vida PDX

At En Vida PDX, two industry vets playfully mash up Cuban, Colombian, and Brazilian eats and drinks.

11/10/2022 By Karen Brooks

Review

What to Order (and Skip) at Tanaka, Downtown’s Newest Katsu Sandwich Shop and Japanese Bakery

Thanks to the creators of Afuri Ramen, katsu sandos and miso chocolate chip cookies are now in the office lunch rotation.

08/25/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Dining Picks

Obsessed with The Bear? Here's Where to Eat Messy, Juicy Italian Beef Sandwiches

If the FX show doesn’t have you thirsting over lead actor Jeremy Allen White, then you’re bound to be left salivating over the Chicago-born the Italian beef sandwich.

07/22/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Matt Trueherz, and Dalila Brent

Grocery Stores

A Cross-Cut of Portland's Best Butcher Shops

Where to pick up top-quality pork chops, steaks, pastrami, oxtails, and more in and around Portland.

05/26/2022 By Jordan Michelman

Let's Do Lunch

Portland Lunch Locator: Pick a Quadrant and Eat!

Jianbing in Northwest, Hmong sausages in Southwest, an Indian food cart in North Portland, and more!

03/23/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Let's Do Lunch

Mayo Madness: In Search of the World's Best Mayonnaise

Trail Blazers reporter Brooke Olzendam, Justin Hintze of Jojo, and others taste nine mayos with a whole pile of hot jojos. Who will win?

02/18/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Let's Do Lunch

Chow Down on Portland's 11 Best Sandwiches

From duck confit to eggplant muffulettas to banh mi, these are the best sandwiches in all of Portland.

02/17/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Conner Reed, Michael Novak, and Fiona McCann

Food News

‘Top Chef’ Contestant Gabriel Pascuzzi to Close Stacked Sandwich Shop

A sad farewell to the oxtail French dip sandwich—get yours before December 19.

12/01/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Eat This Now

Best Thing I Ate This Week: Italian Beef from Sammich & Treats from the Gastro Obscura Vending Machine

I might end up doing some of my holiday gift shopping from ... a vending machine?

11/24/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Eat This Now

11 Breakfast Sandwiches to Get You out of Bed

Start your day off with one of these delights between bread.

08/20/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Conner Reed, Julia Silverman, and Margaret Seiler

Summer Picks

Summer 2021 Picnic Guide

Bring chicken feet salad or a muffuletta for a pre-hike lunch or simply a lazy day on the grass.

07/20/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Stacked Sandwich Mastermind Launches Grain Bowl Concept

Chef Gabriel Pascuzzi's Feel Good will double down on healthy, satisfying cooking in the Time of COVID.

05/18/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Beyond Bagels

Searching Portland for Bialys, the Onion-Flecked Polish Cousin of the Bagel

You’ll find them at Ben and Esther’s in Roseway, but only early on Saturday mornings.

02/25/2020 By Julia Silverman

Best New Restaurants 2019

2019’s Cart Standouts Were All About the Meat and Potatoes

The year belonged to Austin barbecue, Tex-Mex tacos, and chicken n’ jojos.

10/18/2019 By Kelly Clarke, Benjamin Tepler, and Ramona DeNies

Breaking News

Beetroot, a Modern Jewish Deli, Will Open in Northwest Portland This Summer

Yes, there will be bagels and pastrami. But also Russian tefteli and za’atar-roasted vegetables.

04/09/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2018: Chicago Style

Portland's Best New Restaurants 2018: Sammich Crushes the Sandwich Game

The city's best new sandwich shop walks the smack talk.

10/10/2018 By Karen Brooks

Word of Mouth

Prediction: Sammich Will Win This Year's World Series of Pastrami

The Portland sandwich shop serves smoked meats, loaded fries, and plenty of profanity.

01/30/2018 By Karen Brooks

Year in Review

Portland's 10 Biggest Restaurant Openings and Closings of 2017

We take stock of the whirlwind year in food.

12/27/2017 By Eat Beat Team

First Impressions

Stacked’s New Weekend Brunch Serves Up a Monumental Cinnamon Roll

The rest is still a work in progress.

12/11/2017 By Benjamin Tepler