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

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

Cheat Sheet

Where to Score the Best Three-Course Deals during Portland Dining Month

Here are our 15 top picks for March’s money-saving bonanza.

02/22/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Recipes

Two Delicious Cocktails to Warm Up Your Winter

A toddy laced with apple butter? Mezcal-spiked drinking chocolate? We’ll take both.

11/14/2016 By Kelly Clarke

Food Event Spotlight

Xico Resurrects Its Day of the Dead Celebration

Expect face paint, goat barbacoa, and chocolate-mezcal cocktails at the upscale Mexican restaurant’s annual fiesta.

10/26/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

Best Restaurants 2016: Bucket List

30 Portland Restaurants for the Ultimate Local Dining Bucket List

Hope you’re hungry. Here are 30 top picks from Portland Monthly editors.

10/10/2016 By Kelly Clarke, Karen Brooks, and Benjamin Tepler

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Bigwig Chef Collaborations at JolieLaide, Baja Wine Dinners at Xico, and More Portland Food Events

… including a gnocchi fundraiser at Nostrana, cooking classes at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and seafood boils at Teutonic Wine Company.

06/03/2016 By Michelle Porter

HIT LIST

Where to Eat During Portland Dining Month

Which of the city’s 120-plus restaurants will you explore during our frugal, creative dining month? We’ve got a few ideas….

03/14/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

Year in Review

Karen Brooks’s Best Portland Dishes 2015

Portland Monthly’s food critic on the dishes that defined the year.

12/29/2015 By Karen Brooks

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week

From a last Alsatian supper at Gruner to the city’s best fried brunch, these are the places you must visit this week.

11/04/2015 By Eat Beat Team

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best Hot Chocolate

Three spots to get your hot cocoa fix, from glossy, chile- and lime-spiked Thai Coconut to a trio of dark chocolate "shots."

11/03/2015 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew: Tea Booze! RIP Chopsticks II!

Chopsticks II closes, Hood River Distillery opens a tasting room, and the New York Times loves/hates us.

09/14/2015 By Katie Vaughan

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Slow Burn

Chef Kelly Myers brings the slow burn to SE Division with mole flights, suitcase mescals, and goat barbacoa.

01/05/2015 By Karen Brooks

EAT HERE NOW

Bold New Mexican Flavors at Xico

Division Street’s ambitious Mexican eatery unveils a new wave of creativity: complex molé flights and meticulous carne asada spreads

10/14/2014 By Karen Brooks

THE MORNING AFTER

Inspired Plates from the Xico-Smallwares Collaboration

A dish-by-dish recap of a stellar night of Mexican Asian fusion on SE Division

08/07/2014 Photography by Allison Jones By Kelly Clarke

COLLABORATIONS

Xico and Smallwares Team Up for Mexican-Asian Fusion Dinner

Chefs Johanna Ware and Kelly Myers will join forces (and flavors) for one night of tasty freestyle mashups at Xico.

07/23/2014 By Allison Jones

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

25 Sandwiches That Will Change Your Life

Why Portland stacks up as America's great new sandwich city

03/03/2014 With Rachel Ritchie Edited by Karen Brooks

TREND WATCH

Finding the Sweet Spot in Savory Desserts

Portland pastry chefs venture into savory terrain with all-dessert pop-up dinners and prix fixe feasts.

01/24/2014 By Kristin Leigh

BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

The Next Top Chefs

A new generation of restaurant talent is rising in Portland. We prowled local kitchens and grilled top chefs to find the best.

11/01/2013 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Kelly Clarke

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including The Hop & Vine’s Brewer’s Burger Brawl and Nostrana's Big Pink fundraiser.

07/30/2013 By Julia Raymond