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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Apr 20, 2010
Tomorrow the IACP annual conference begins right here in Stumptown, and for those looking to get a piece of the action, the Culinary Book Fair is Friday at the Oregon Convention Center. For $10...
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Apr 6, 2010
From the press release: "We are excited to announce that Chef Matthew Lightner has been named one of the country’s Best New Chefs 2010 by Food & Wine Magazine. The 2010 winners will be...
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Apr 5, 2010
I’m surprised it took so many years for someone to open a world-class espresso outpost in the Pearl District, but ex-Albina Press frontman Billy Wilson did just that about a year ago, and his...
Thumbnail for - Water Avenue Coffee Sets Up Shop
Apr 3, 2010
Portland has recently become Mecca for small coffee roasting operators or "nano-roasters" as my friend/food writer Hannah Wallace recently dubbed them. Joining a newish PDX peer group that...
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Mar 22, 2010
The 2010 James Beard finalists were announced today in New Orleans, and Portland fared extremely well, dominating the Best Chef Northwest category. Portland chefs Cathy Whims, (Nostrana) Naomi...
Thumbnail for - A New Model for Portland Eateries?
Mar 4, 2010
Thoroughly adaptable beasts, foodie entrepreneurs always find new ways to thrive in downturns, and the most recent spate of economic malaise has been no different. As restaurants have been hurt...
Thumbnail for - Newish Book Great Overview of Contemporary Cuisine
Feb 28, 2010
Being a food writer has its perks. On top of many expensed meals (Still the reason I haven’t seen my abs since early 2007), I receive quite a few food-related books in the mail every week. While...
Thumbnail for - Portland Robs Seattle’s Coffee Crown
Feb 26, 2010
From KPLU: "Ask a crowd full of Seattleites at a Starbucks what city in the United States has the best coffee, and the answer is unanimous: "Seattle, of course." But that’s not the view of coffee...
Thumbnail for - PDX Restaurants Receive 12 Beard Nominations
Feb 18, 2010
The James Beard Foundation unveiled the first round of nominees today for its annual awards. PDX contenders in national categories include Higgins Restaurant and Bar for Outstanding Restaurant, Le...
Thumbnail for - A Feast of Goat at Metrovino
Feb 9, 2010
  Let me tell you why I love food. I was born the youngest of six kids in a family that was culturally all mixed up. My parents were son and daughter of first-generation Scandinavian immigrants...
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