Portland Area

Portland and its suburbs are full of great food, from epic donuts to high-end spots. Get the scoop on everything that's happening food-wise in the area: new restaurants, closings, favorite local spots, and more.

9 Ridiculous Brunch Waits That Won't Make You Feel Like a Jerk

I love a good egg dish as much as the next guy, but waiting more than 45 minutes for brunch is when I’m tempted to just eat the granola bar I’ve stashed in my purse and call it done. Yes, brunch is...

Best Dungeness Crab Meal

by honeybrook_99 3 days ago

Hi all- we will be visiting in early July- is fresh dungeness still available? Where is the best place to experience it? TIA.

Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 days ago

Last night Pim Techamuanvivit discovered that Grubhub, Seamless and Yelp delivery services have fake listings for her San Francisco restaurant, Kin Khao, to accept food orders on their sites. Her r...

Gourmet Food for Train Trip

by Budstone 1 month ago

looking at the Empire Builder train ride from Chicago to Seattle and would like ideas for really good gourmet food for the trip. Will be taking a collapsable cooler and dry ice. Can you sneak (like...

Seattle and Portland

by mboxermd 4 months ago

Three couples from New York traveling to Seattle - Portland and some of the coastal towns for seven nights. Trying to figure out the best way to fly in and out of the area - some great restaurants ...

Boyco Foods Buckwheat Honey @ Portland Farmers Market at PSU

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

One of the most unique things tasted at the Saturday morning Portland Farmers Market http://www.wadataku.com/post/briar-rose-creamery-portland-farmers-market-psu-1076078 , was the Buckwheat Honey...

Support Black-owned Restaurants Week, Aug 26 - Sept 1

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Meg Cotner's blog alerted me to the upcoming 6th annual Support Black-owned Restaurants Week for the Portland area. http://bridgetownbites.com/2019/08/13/support-black-owned-restaurants-week-is-ba...

Yucatecan restaurants in Portland

Mr Taster
by Mr Taster 5 months ago

Hello 'hounds I've begun freelancing for our local paper, The Oregonian. I did a deep dive into our city's Yucatecan community, and my story published online yesterday. Let me know what you ...

Pastrami Zombie @ Sammich | SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

For my first time at Sammich, I ordered the signature sandwich, Pastrami Zombie, made famous at its cart of the same name. I'd been unaware of the owner's Chicago roots, that became apparent with t...

Never Coffee Lab | SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

First stop on arrival in Portland was the tiny cafe of Never Coffee Lab for a cappuccino. Made with "Les Truves", a blend of beans from high elevation sites in Peru and Ethiopian, this was bright w...

Biba! Chamoru Kitchen | NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Biba! Chamoru Kitchen softly opened last week. It is the latest Guamanian-Pacific Northwest cuisine venture from Ed Sablan of PDX671 cart, providing the food for the new Oakshire Beer Hall. The gra...

Kargi Gogo opens on Wednesday, July 18

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Opening Day Wednesday, July 18th 11 AM to 9 PM Gamarjoba! The wait is over: Kargi Gogo officially opens next week! Thank you for coming out to our events and "soft" openings over the l...

Feedback on itinerary for 2nd trip to Portland!

by smiles33 8 months ago

We went to Portland last year (see thread and trip report which I attached here) and loved it. But since my older daughter broke her ankle 2 days before the trip, we didn't get to do as much as we ...

Fine dining in Portland, OR - need recs for a quiet spot

by danceswchickens 7 months ago

Visiting my aging mom in Portland next week. We are both major foodies, but I usually cook for her as she's sort of allergic to noise and commotion that seems to be prevalent these days in restaura...

Portland Trip Report

by wanderlust21 8 months ago

I was in Portland in Spring 2019 here’s a brief rundown of my experience with specific dishes: Jacqueline - We ordered a few items. The standouts were the crab toast and the spot prawns. Spot p...

Whatever Happened to Portland?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

"The Eater Guide to the Pacific Northwest" dropped last week, https://www.eater.com/pacific-northwest-restaurants-portland-seattle . Meghan McCarron penned a nuanced look at the current eating scen...

Corzetti | Sabin - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After Pok Pok Noi http://www.wadataku.com/post/pok-pok-noi-sabin-ne-portland-1076020 , I walked a few steps to Corzetti for the third happy hour stop of the day. Opened three months ago by the te...

Portland--Stay away from Lemongrass!

by Chowflake 18 years ago

Hello, Chowhounds, Just wanted to share a dismal experience I had at Lemongrass Thai, on Couch St. in Portland. Encouraged by all the "best-Thai-in-Portland" publicity, my companion and I went ther...

Portland's 10 best dishes of 2017

by stevewi 2 years ago

See the attached link: - I can vouch for the beef stew at Chin's Kitchen. It was quite a surprise to find something like this at a Chinese place. - The burger at Bless Your Heart was meh IMH...

Grayelf's 19th trip to Portland, this time with a friend

by grayelf 1 year ago

I've had no end of problems with photos and phones but I'm finally getting a post up! Better late than never, I hope.

Unique Dining Experience

by cma1 1 year ago

Hi All - Interested in a unique, special, upscale/ fine dining experience to celebrate a client anniversary. Partial to private dining. Thanks is advance for any suggestions!