Food Event Spotlight

Famed elBulli Dessert Whiz Albert Adrià Is Coming to Portland

One of Spain’s most well-regarded modernists will talk creative process and failure while being painted.

10/26/2018 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Bar Casa Vale Revamps with New Chef, New Menu

One of PoMo’s Restaurants of the Year brings in fresh blood and ups its dinner game. Also on the way? Brunch.

11/10/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2017: Get Salty & Smoked

Bar Casa Vale Survived and Thrived in 2017

The sherry bar became Portland’s best place for smoky Spanish bites.

10/12/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Xurroland

Behold Your Late-Summer Dessert Overlord: 180’s Xurro Ice Cream Sandwich

It tastes exactly as good as you think it does.

08/25/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Breaking News

Jose Chesa’s Spanish-Modern Restaurant Chesa Has Closed

The Ataula chef and partner Cristina Baez gambled on an ambitious, paella-centric restaurant on NE Broadway last year. It didn’t turn out as expected.

06/28/2017 By Karen Brooks

Weekly Planner

Salsa-Making Class at Xico, La Ruta Spanish Food Festival, and More PDX Food Events

… including a Japanese baking class, OP sausage collaborations, and a fried seafood and cocktail pop-up.

06/22/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

First Look

First Look: Can Font Portland, Classic Catalonian Restaurant Direct from Barcelona

We've got a sneak peek at the Barcelona mainstay's new Pearl District location, opening June 3.

05/26/2017 Photography by Benjamin Tepler

Breaking News

Iconic Barcelona Restaurant Opens an Offshoot in Portland

Can Font, a decades-old bastion of traditional Catalonian cuisine, comes to the Pearl District.

05/15/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat Here Now

After a Shaky Start, Bar Casa Vale Finds Its Footing

With a long sherry menu and Spanish drinking food, Nate Tilden’s newest spot looks to make good on its promise.

01/23/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2016: Xurroland

Portland’s Best Dessert of 2016: Xurros at 180

Behold the life-altering power of a tube of fried dough.

10/10/2016 By Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2016: Catalan Modernism

Portland’s Best Spot for Real Barcelona Paella (and Xurros): Chesa

Where Catalan modernism meets the ultimate X(urros) factor.

10/10/2016 By Karen Brooks