WHAT WE ATE

Portland’s Restaurant History: The People, Places, and Plates That Set Our City’s Epic Table

How did we conquer the food world? We chronicle more than a century of Portland dining.

08/15/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke

FOOD HISTORY

Pioneer Salt, Giant Pancakes, and Sexy Salads: The Two-Century-Long Story of How Portland Conquered the Food World

Here are the wild spots, rule breakers, lost treasures, and unforgettable dishes that forged our food culture.

08/15/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Karen Brooks, Molly Woodstock, and Michael Zusman Photography by Nicolle Clemetson Styled by Ashley Marti/Local Haven

PDX INT’L

Kenny & Zuke's and 'The First Airport Tasting Room in the World' Land at PDX

Plus three Portland coffee roasters and a farm-to-table market join the high-flying lineup.

01/14/2016 By Alex Keith

VENTURES

What the Sale of Stumptown Coffee and Big Pink Mean for Portland Business

In 2015, five huge deals vaulted the Portland economy into a new era.

11/23/2015 By Brandon Staley

BEAN SCENE

Stumptown Coffee Sold to Peet’s Coffee & Tea

The San Francisco–based company will acquire Portland’s homegrown Stumptown Coffee Roasters.

10/06/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

Restaurant and Bar Updates

Portland News to Chew

Blue Star Opens in Japan, Stumptown launches Cold Brew Nitro, and Justin Wills plans a second restaurant in Newport.

04/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HIT LIST

9 Fresh Products from Portland Producers

Creamy Stumptown cold brew in a carton, chocolate from a treehouse, and Mexican mole — we've rounded up a new batch of Oregon-made goods for your snacking pleasure.

02/13/2014 By Eat Beat Team

BEAN SCENE

'CaffeiNation' Hits Stumptown

A traveling coffee connoisseur, determined to drink 100 cups of coffee in 13 days, reflects on Portland’s finest roasts in a new original web series.

08/28/2013 By Molly Woodstock

EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 25–28

Experimental film, solo storytelling, David Sedaris, and Taylor Dayne at CAP's Annual Art Auction!

04/25/2013 By John Chandler

SNEAK PEEK

Burning Details on Duane Sorenson's Roman Candle Bakery

As Stumptown Coffee’s food-loving founder continues to devour SE Division Street, we got an early look at the baking vision and menu set to debut in early May.

04/03/2013 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

VISUAL ARTS

December First Thursday Picks

Rippling abs, muddy jockeys, South American deserts, and more invite you out to December gallery hunting.

12/06/2012 By Portland Monthly Staff