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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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...
Thumbnail for - Portland Coffee Wars
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...
Thumbnail for - Anthony Bourdain Was Here (at the Keller)
May 29, 2009
Anthony Bourdain is the world’s foremost gastronomical tourist, and tonight the colorful television star and best-selling author will be at the Keller Auditorium for your enjoyment. The New York...
Thumbnail for - Nong’s Khao Man Gai
May 28, 2009
Yesterday I waited fifteen minutes for my weekly fix of Nong’s Khao Man Gai, which is why I’m somewhat hesitant to talk about such a good thing. Nong’s is a one-dish wonder, a food cart that...
Thumbnail for - Four New Eateries Open in Portland
May 27, 2009
May is always a busy month for restaurant openings, and despite the foul economy, May 2009 is turning out to be no different. Three new eateries have popped up in the past week, and another is...
Thumbnail for - Simpatica Meat Market Opens Today
May 20, 2009
This just in: The boys from Simpatica and Viande Meats have opened the doors to their new East Side butcher shop and meat counter today. For fans of their former location in the City Market in...
Thumbnail for - Happy Hour of the Week: Vindalho
May 14, 2009
  My biggest beef with Portland happy hours has to do with portion-size trickery. To those establishments who offer a half-size happy-hour portion for two dollars off the original price, know...
Thumbnail for - Nel Centro: A Preview
May 12, 2009
  Those unlucky enough to have visited the former Days Inn restaurant and bar would never recognize its latest incarnation. Veteran restaurateur David Machado, along with the Hotel Modera and...
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