Eat Beat Team

Sign up for Portland Monthly’s weekly Eat Beat newsletter to stay up on the hottest new restaurants, happy hours, and top chefs. Karen Brooks has been cooking up opinions on Portland’s restaurant scene for 20 years. On Eat Beat, Brooks teams up with gastrophile, twitter-machine, and photographer extraordinaire Allison Jones and contributing writer and avid cook Ben Tepler. Join them as they dish on food news, chew over new restaurants, and sniff out the best bites in the city. Follow Allison on Twitter, and feel free to ask for local restaurant and bar recommendations any time!
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Jul 17, 2009
I returned from vacation this week to sad news. Byron Beck reported Thursday that Roux has closed its doors. There was a time a few years ago when this Cajun restaurant on N Killingsworth Street...
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Jul 6, 2009
I’m a bit of a purist when it comes to my occasional doughnut. I have no use for sprinkles, and I find powdered sugar to be messy. While maple or chocolate frosting is generally delicious, it’s...
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Jun 30, 2009
Sometimes in Portland, we take our weirdness for granted. We are indeed a city where midnight bike rides attract 20,000 naked cycling enthusiasts, where our most-renowned amenity is not a sports...
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Jun 25, 2009
I’m sure bartender and newly minted restaurateur Kevin Ludwig was growing tired of the question. And truth be told, the food fans were getting sick of asking, “When’s Beaker opening?” I tried not...
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Jun 24, 2009
If you ever doubted that NE 30th Avenue was the most serious contender to NE 28th Avenue’s restaurant row, you can put your doubts to rest today. Several hours ago, Micah Camden, the 30-year-old...
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Jun 17, 2009
With live-music venues Holocene and the Doug Fir Lounge, the ever-popular RonToms, and the alt-rock flesh parade at Union Jacks, the Lower Burnside and Morrison neighborhood is already one of...
Thumbnail for - Enter the Grown-Up Snickers … With Bacon
Jun 15, 2009
  Here’s something to celebrate. Local chocolatier and former Park Kitchen sous-chef David Briggs has recently unveiled a candy bar for adults. Dubbed the “Raleigh Bar,” Briggs’s latest and...
Thumbnail for - Happy Hour of the Week: Serratto
Jun 9, 2009
In terms of price, happy hour should feel a little like 1982. The best happy hours should feature high-quality fare at prices that seem out of place in the modern world: one where twelve-dollar...
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Jun 5, 2009
Saucebox Royal Fire I embrace the summer cocktail season with vigor. Just as crucial to my personal summer well-being as bike rides, pool parties, and barbecues, my after-work...
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Jun 3, 2009
From a glossy spread in Bon Appétit to several articles in the New York Times, Portland’s Stumptown Coffee has become the local darling of the so-called “third wave” coffee movement. Yes, its...
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