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 - Olympic Provisions Gets USDA Approval
Dec 15, 2009
Confirmed just minutes ago by salami artist and Olympic Provisions co-owner Elias Cairo, the newly minted restaurant/salumeria has passed muster with the US Department of Agriculture and is now...
Thumbnail for - Why Raw Sugar Cubes Must Die
Dec 10, 2009
Anyone who holds a fork, chopsticks, or injera has opinions on food, but for those of us lucky enough to eat at restaurants almost daily, violently strong opinions form on which...
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Nov 19, 2009
For car-less souls like me, downtown living is the only option in PDX. Yet food-wise, Eastside options are much greater—especially on rainy days when I’m craving pho, that beefy Vietnamese noodle...
Thumbnail for - A Few Facts on Spanish Olive Oil
Nov 18, 2009
Monday night I had the pleasure of attending a Spanish olive oil dinner at the Seattle restaurant Spur Gastropub (Which is excellent, but not really a gastropub) where the trade group Olive Oil...
Thumbnail for - New Genoa to Open December 1st
Nov 13, 2009
Just 373 days after closing its doors for what most speculated would be the last time, the legendary Belmont Street Eatery Genoa will begin dinner service on December 1st. The building that housed...
Thumbnail for - Where to Go to Get Away
Nov 10, 2009
I love to see familiar faces, but I also have my hideouts. Here are five places I love when I want to get away. Pazzo 627 SW Washington St. For urban getaways in your own city, you can’t do any...
Thumbnail for - Should  Restaurants Charge For Bread?
Nov 4, 2009
Dear local restaurateurs, Although I feel grateful to you for improving my quality of life and making me so happy so much of the time, sometimes I admit feeling estranged by your wacky high...
Thumbnail for - Directors Park Opens, Coffee Soon!
Oct 28, 2009
The central city’s first new urban square in decades was unveiled at a ribbon cutting ceremony last night. The meat between of a lopsided sandwich comprised of the diminutive brick-clad Guild...
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Oct 26, 2009
The recently bankrupted Chicago Tribune identified the ten worst dining trends of the last ten years, and to my own surprise: I love most of them. Here they are, and here’s how I feel about...
Thumbnail for - Support Your Local Farmers Market
Oct 20, 2009
Listen up. An international magazine recently named the Portland Farmers Market the best in the entire world. That figures. Each week from March through December, the PSU Saturday Market location...
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