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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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...
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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...
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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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Oct 20, 2009
Here’s something that might surprise you. I’m no fan of weekend brunch. It’s not that I don’t like eating poached eggs bathed creamy butter-charged French-styled sauces. You’d have to be a jerk...
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Oct 15, 2009
In his excellent book The Man Who Ate Everything, food critic Jeffrey Steingarton made a famous case against food phobes. To paraphrase: If you write about food, you have no business having them....
Thumbnail for - Gourmet Magazine to Close
Oct 5, 2009
The New York Times Media Decoder blog reports that parent publishing company Conde Nast will close Gourmet Magazine, along with lesser known Conde Nast titles Cookie and Modern and Elegant...
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Oct 2, 2009
It’s nearly noon and I’m heading to the Laughing Planet in the Pearl District. While I admit that my usual diet as a food writer does not often enough include brown rice, steamed vegetables, and...
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Oct 1, 2009
According to the New York Times, and the droves of downtowners who flock to his eponymous coffee cart come rain or shine, Andrea Spella serves the best espresso in Portland. And sometime later...
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Oct 1, 2009
The world is comprised of two types of coffee drinkers. There are those for whom coffee is mere fuel to be devoured quickly and in whichever form, and those for whom coffee is a ritual from which...
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