Veggie Love: Faux-Meat Wonders

The Soy Curl Was Born in Oregon

"I think we’re converting people to veganism because of the soy curls.”

08/14/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Veggie Love: Vegan Victory

How the Vegans Conquered Portland

Our city is America’s meat-free Shangri-la, built one vegan cronut and jackfruit wrap at a time.

08/14/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Eat Here Now

Devour Portland's Newest Crop of Vegan Brunches

Breakfast pizza! Shakshuka! Chicken and waffles! Ice cream-filled doughnuts! (Really!)

08/07/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Restaurant Openings

You Can Now Eat Gluten-Free, Vegan Pizza at Back to Eden Bakery

The newly expanded storefront also offers breakfast sandwiches, cocktails, and more.

07/20/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Restaurant Openings

Ichiza Kitchen Brings Pan-Asian Vegan Small Plates to Goose Hollow

Enjoy meat-free chicken adobo, faux salmon bowls, and traditional oolong tea service.

07/13/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Restaurant Openings

Homegrown Smoker Opens Vegan Barbecue Restaurant in St. Johns

Head to the former Proper Eats space for seitan burgers, mac-'n'-cheese burritos, and tofu fish and chips.

07/07/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Summer Sweets

Is Gregory Gourdet Making the Desserts of Summer?

The Departure chef unleashes a gothy coconut ash sundae stunner, and readies an ice cream cone lineup for sunny day domination.

06/19/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Pizza Party

Portland’s New Plant-Based Pizzeria Now Open

Vancouver, BC–based Virtuous Pie serves up kimchi jackfruit pizza and doughnut-flavored ice cream on SE Division.

06/05/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Breaking News

Back to Eden Bakery Expands to Pizza, Panini, and Hot Fudge Sundaes

Starting this summer, the gluten-free and vegan café will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

05/26/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Eats

Baked Roots Bar Offers a Globe-Trotting Menu of Oil-Free Fries

The peculiar plant-based eatery is now open on SE Ninth and Madison.

05/24/2017 By Molly Woodstock

First Impressions

Three Things to Devour at Division’s New Vegan Mediterranean Spot Aviv

A plant-based menu charms all eaters with soy curl shawarma fries and tamarind margaritas.

05/10/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Breaking News

Vegan Israeli Restaurant Aviv to Replace Heart Bar

Starting May 3, Gonzo’s Tal Caspi will serve up his signature falafel and shawarma fries in the former Portobello space on SE Division.

04/25/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Restaurant Openings

Celebrate Earth Day at Off the Griddle's Grand Opening

The long-defunct food cart returns as a brick-and-mortar on SE Foster. Drop by on April 22 for veggie burgers and vegan Jell-O shots.

04/20/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Read 'Em and Eat

America’s Test Kitchen Tackles Plant-Based Recipes in Vegan for Everybody

Jack Bishop shares the biggest surprises and successes of the brand’s first vegan cookbook, including a dairy-free nacho cheese that satisfies carnivores.

04/17/2017 By Molly Woodstock

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

Food News

Vegan Landmark Proper Eats in St. Johns to Shutter at End of April

The old-school vegan eatery will be replaced by another local plant-based icon, Homegrown Smoker Vegan BBQ.

04/12/2017 By Molly Woodstock

News to Chew

Doughnuts, Pizza, Burgers, and More Vegan Food News

New plant-based eateries continue to pop up all over Portland—and we've got the scoop.

02/22/2017 By Molly Woodstock

We All Scream

Ben & Jerry's Announces Three New Vegan Flavors

Dairy-free ice cream lovers can now relive their dairy-full days with a pint of Cherry Garcia.

02/15/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: Jan 31–Feb 6

From Tuscan bread soup at Higgins to chocolate-hazelnut smoothies at the Daily Feast, these are the things you must eat this week.

01/31/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Restaurant Openings

Say ‘Aloha’ to N Mississippi’s New Vegan Tiki Bar

Seattle’s No Bones Beach Club brings taro fries and jackfruit nachos to Portland.

01/25/2017 Photography by Molly Woodstock