Few people have made the simple act of cooking and eating your own food as accessible—and politically meaningful—as Mark Bittman.
Join us for a wild adventure through our food-obsessed city. We’ll lead the way; your job is simply to learn, shop, explore, cook—and eat.
For these food impresarios, grocery shopping isn’t just business. It’s personal.
All good carnivores should know where to get their fix—and how to fix it.
Mexican cuisine is soaring in popularity. So where can we find the finest and freshest ingredients?
Local culinary enthusiasts seeking outstanding oysters would do well to follow our expert explorers.
Take a tour of the local spice trade with salty sage Mark Bitterman.
Portlanders have a serious sweet tooth. Cheese Bar boss Steve Jones points out classy confections.
Our reverence for artisan bakery bounty borders on the fanatical.
A cracker is downright useless without a gob of Gouda or a bite of Bleu. Pacific Northwest Cheese Project founder Tami Parr takes us a-whey!
Food editor Karen Brooks’s new book charts the rise of America’s most original food destination.
Portland’s ravenous food scene gobbles up a street.
Laurelhurst Market’s chefs fire up the grill at one of Oregon’s premier lamb ranches.
Chef-owner Daniel Mondok's Paulée is wine country’s most ambitious food gambit.
We've wrangled all of the local shops where you can find the ingredients for your own culinary conquests.
A national art-college boom expands Portland’s creative palette.
As MusicfestNW takes over the city, behold the 21 steps from garage band to glamour.
Where: North Portland bike lanes
Who: Evan Schneider, a local writer who puts a personal spin on cycling.
If brevity is the soul of wit, our one-sentence news nuggets belong in the Hilarity Hall of Fame.
Five questions with... Lily Raff McCaulou
The Bend author discusses her new memoir, Call of the Mild: Learning to Hunt My Own Dinner.
What's happening this month
Portland artists routinely team-up to break new ground. We've singled out a half-dozen partnerships for this fall's season preview.
Tin House magazine cultivates a transcontinental bond.
Helio Sequence: a band born in a Beaverton bedroom, fathered by two music geeks with a hard-core affinity for cerebrally pulsating experimentation.
Oregon author Lidia Yuknavitch utilizes "the scary teenage girl" as a razor-edged scalpel for dissecting what it means to be categorized, typed, and diagnosed.
This fall’s fashion trend teaches Portland men to look stately without being stuffy.
This month's winning finds
Why it’s great Nineteen miles south of McMinnville, Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge is a scenery-packed leg-stretcher to reinvigorate you during early autumn wine-country excursions. A series of hiking trails threads nearly 2,500 acres of...