Cheap Eats

Cheap Eats 2017: 30 Portland Dishes That Will Break Your Mind—But Not Your Budget

Family-style Korean stews. Mood-altering chicken and jojos. A world of dumplings and $1 sushi delivered by a tiny train. Time to eat your way, wallet intact, across the city's rollicking food scene.

04/17/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Eden Dawn, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, Margaret Seiler, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

Hit List

Portland’s 5 Best Close-In Taquerias

Amazing taco spots dot the fringes of our city, but sometimes you just need a quick fix.

03/16/2017 By Elise Herron

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: July 27–Aug 3

Sustainable poke at Bamboo Sushi Annex, the city’s first Burmese food cart, and tacos galore are your required eating right now.

07/27/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Openings

First Look: Honky Tonk Taco

Eat Beat has an early peek at the new SE Division Street rock-’n’-roll taqueria.

07/22/2016 By Ramona DeNies

EAT THIS NOW

Where to Eat This Week: July 20-27

Al pastor tacos at Tight Tacos, boozy Sloshy Pops at New Deal, and playful cocktails at Tastebud are your required eating and drinking for the week.

07/20/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From brie-topped breakfast sandwiches at Vivienne Kitchen & Pantry to half-off pies at Nostrana, these are the things you must eat this week.

05/25/2016 By Eat Beat Team

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From brisket tacos at Taqueria Nueve to arroz con pollo at Pambiche, these are the things you must eat this week.

04/13/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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Where to Eat This Week

From meatball pies at East Glisan Pizza Lounge to “clarified” gin and tonic at Chesa, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

03/16/2016 By Eat Beat Team

FIRST LOOK

Inside Timberline’s Two New Eateries: Wy’East Café and Phlox Point Cabin

The historic Timberline Lodge and Ski Area expands with pastrami truffle fries, Korean BBQ bowls, and an always-burning fire barrel.

02/04/2016 By Brooke Bass

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Portland Taquerias' Top Tacos

Three cantinas stoking our hand-held cravings this summer (plus plenty of drinks to wash down the spice)

08/01/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

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Breakfast Tacos and Cocktails at Uno Mas West

One of Portland’s best taquerias tackles breakfast.

06/18/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Tortas and Tacos at Güero

A former taco courier service delivers Yucatan flavors and addictive masa-packed sandwiches.

06/26/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

RECIPE

The Ultimate Breakfast Taco

Farmers market veteran Mark Doxtader shows us how to start the day right.

05/18/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

In the Kitchen

Video: In the Kitchen with Mark Doxtader

Farmers Market icon Mark Doxtader samples from PSU’s newest vendors for the ultimate breakfast taco.

05/18/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

CHEAP EATS 2013

Taco Tours

Portland's newest generation of Mexican flavors

02/22/2013 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks By Benjamin Tepler

FOOD DELIVERY

Taco The Town

Hurray for Mexican food biked directly to your door.

01/25/2013 By John Chandler

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Uno Mas Taquiza

Autentica’s Oswaldo Bibiano unleashes a landslide of adventurous tacos onto Northeast Portland.

10/03/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

EAT THIS NOW

Lamb Tacos at El Brasero

Think lamb shoulder that’s been braised until it’s falling off the bone.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis