Recess Therapy Got You Craving Corn? Have a Corntastic Day in PDX!

From corn pizza at Lovely’s Fifty Fifty to corn fritters at Oma’s Hideaway, these Portland spots are serving up corntastic treats.

08/19/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton and Matthew Trueherz


Tik Tok-Trendy Cucumbers Are Hot This Summer

When was the last time you were truly shocked by a cucumber? Rose City spots including a Cafe Olli and Dough Zone are dishing them out in fun, new ways.

08/16/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton


In Defense of the Blue Drink

Grown-up cocktails are overrated—bring on the dye, with picks from Portland bars like the Alibi tiki bar, Sunshine Noodles, and more.

07/20/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton


The Best Local Spots to Sip Espresso Martinis Like a '90s Boss

From Teardrop Lounge to The Sapphire Hotel, these local spots are putting their own spin on the classic '90s cocktail.

03/07/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food Trends

Shrimp Cocktail Is Back, Baby

The ritzy hors d’oeuvre can help make the most of hard-won pandemic nights out and provide solace for nostalgia-starved diners.

02/14/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Word of Mouth

Portland Chefs Reveal their Secret Projects and Predictions for 2020

Salt and pepper on your table: in. Shitty bar food: out.

01/02/2020 By Karen Brooks


The Tasty Details on Portland's Fry Bread Trend

The Native American, elephant ear look-alike is finding its way into restaurants and food carts all over Portland.

10/15/2015 By Emma Mannheimer


Portland's Best Fall Sweaters

The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of knits and fleece. We've got your shopping guide to the city's top spots to get cozy.

09/16/2015 By Allison Jones


Are Tomato Leaves Portland’s Hottest New Ingredient?

The fragrant nightshade greenery is popping up all over the city. We’ve got the scoop on where to find it.

08/13/2015 By Benjamin Tepler


What Are the Next Big Trends in Smoothies and Juice?

We asked Portland's juice bar professionals to share their take on what's on the horizon of healthy sipping.

08/07/2015 By Allison Jones and Tuck Woodstock

Trend Watch

Hot Dogs: So Hot Right Now

The iconic ballpark frank is going through a major Portland renaissance.

03/06/2015 By Benjamin Tepler


Fancy Toast Takes Over

No longer stuck in the position of breakfast-plate sidekick, artisan toast is sweeping Portland.

11/04/2014 By Sarah Ostaszewski


Trend Watch

Prep your feet for fall with a collection of must-have ankle boots for fall.

09/04/2013 By Eden Dawn With Lauren Elbert


Trend Watch: Statement Necklaces

A picture is worth 1,000 words, but a statement necklace says even more. See ten of our favs in this week's roundup.

07/30/2013 By Eden Dawn With Saxon Trobaugh


Trend Watch: Statement Necklaces

A picture is worth 1,000 words, but a statement necklace says even more.



Trend Watch: White on White

Are you brave enough for the ultimate summer trend?

06/19/2013 By Eden Dawn With Beau Reed


Trend Watch: White on White

Heavy hitters like Proenza Schouler, Balmain, Valentino, and Pucci embrace the stain fearing white on white trend.



Trend Watch: Short Suits

See ten ways to wear summer's new casual dressy trend.

05/28/2013 By Eden Dawn With Beau Reed


Trend Watch: Short Suits

Take a tour of ten ways to wear the new summer suit.



Trend Watch: Animal Prints

Incorporate your animal loving ways into your everyday wardrobe.

05/16/2013 By Eden Dawn With Beau Reed