Eat & Drink


What to Order at the New Location of Our Favorite Coffee Shop

Wild drinks fill the menu at Less and More, like beet lattes, toasted soybean powder lattes, pour-overs with strawberry notes, and pineapple-coconut espresso tonics.

06/29/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Dining Picks

Portland's Best Ice Cream

Our go-to shops for scoops, sundaes, frozen pops, gelato, and vegan ice cream, with Cloud City, Kulfi, Lovely’s Fifty Fifty, and, of course, Salt & Straw

06/26/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Julia Silverman, and Matthew Trueherz


Strawberry Crisis! U-Pick Season Is Almost Over

Strawberry picking season is in crisis this year in the Portland area, as the picking period is just a couple weeks for some varieties.

06/21/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton


Korean BBQ Omakase, Karaoke Headline Han Oak's Much-Awaited Sequel, Jeju

We got the deets on the new restaurant, opening next weekend, with a fresh vision of whole-animal Korean barbecue.

06/15/2023 By Karen Brooks

Dining Picks

Which of Portland's 20 Best Vegan Eateries Is for You?

Our food editor found the top vegan cafés, food carts, restaurants, and dessert shops for everyone—vegan or not. Here's where to grab takeout, go fancy, or please a meat-loving skeptic.

06/09/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Dining Picks

The 6 Hottest New Restaurants for Summer 2023 Dining: Janken, Kaede, Workshop, and More

Janken, Kaede, Ki’ikibaa, Tasty Corner, Toyshop Ramen, and Workshop

06/08/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Portland Just Won More James Beard Awards than Any Other City

In every category, Portlanders made their food-loving town proud.

06/06/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton


Bake Tres Leches Just Like Sugarpine Drive-In's Pastry Chef

Victoria Ascencio, pastry chef at this essential Portland pit stop in the Columbia River Gorge, combines nostalgia, seasonal bounty, and an unexpected ingredient.

05/31/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton Photography by Michael Novak

Food News

The New Ritz-Carlton, Portland Restaurant Might Just Surprise Us

No tuxedos here. Two new chefs, Pedro Almeida and Lauro Romero, are ditching preconceived notions from kitchen hierarchy to snobby vibe.

05/30/2023 By Karen Brooks

Restaurant Openings

PoMo Day Date: Tour Three New SE Eateries This Weekend

From doughnuts to oysters to amari, these are the new Southeast Portland cafes, bars, and restaurants on our radar.

05/25/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Eat the Northwest

Get to Know Oregon’s Namesake Summer Fruits

From Bing cherries to Hood strawberries, in the Pacific Northwest it’s easy to plan summer eats around the harvest.

05/24/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Farm Fresh

Fabulous Farmers Markets in Portland, Beaverton, and Beyond

Where to stock up on the best of the bounty of every season.

05/22/2023 By Dalila Brent, Katherine Chew Hamilton, and Margaret Seiler

Food News

Legendary Portland Food Cart for Sale—Earns $500,000 Per Year

Owners Duane and Xue Mei Simard are retiring and passing on their noodle knowledge to the future owners.

05/19/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Clandestino’s Lauro Romero Named Chef at the Ritz-Carlton

He joins executive chef Pedro Almeida on the 20th floor of the downtown Portland luxury hotel.

05/18/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Food News

Why Is Portland’s Oldest Food Cart Pod Taking Cash from a Tech Company?

Expensify and ChefStable are teaming up to renovate a downtown cart pod. We track down what's really happening here.

05/18/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton


5 Great Grab-and-Go Sandwiches for Portland Picnics

Pick up an easy lunch with takeout from Ken’s Artisan Bakery, Café Olli, Oyatsupan, and other Portland restaurants.

05/17/2023 By Karen Brooks

PDX Food History

A Look Back on a Century of Portland Burger Joints

From Yaw’s and TikTok to Bless Your Heart Burger and Mike’s Drive-In, local fast-food restaurants have held their own with Shake Shack and In-N-Out.

05/16/2023 By Margaret Seiler

Beer City, USA

What Does a Canceled Oregon Brewers Festival Mean for Portland?

The summer standby was drawing fewer people to Waterfront Park, but niche beer festivals like Cask Ale Festival and Festival of Dark Arts are on the rise.

05/15/2023 By Jeff Alworth Illustrations by Chris Gash

Opt Outside

Outdoor Beer Collaborations We're Loving Right Now

Including partnerships with Northwest Trail Alliance and Hopworks Brewery, Oregon Zoo and Portland Cider Company, and 10 Barrel and Poler.

05/12/2023 By Sam Stites


Oregon Wine + Food Is an Impressive Portland-Authored Guide to Our Local Wine Scene

Plus, the book features 80 recipes from local chefs designed to pair with wines from pinot noir to viognier.

05/12/2023 By Katherine Chew Hamilton