Plate Deconstruction: Castagna's Cipollini Onion Custard Terrarium

A Portland botany course in a class of its own
Nov 5, 2013 12:00 pm

If this tumbler of wondrous-looking greenery and botanicals wasn't placed in front of you by a server at Portland's Castagna restaurant, you'd probably think twice about tucking into it with a spoon. It's 100-percent edible, alright. Ingredients and breakdown after the jump.

Basic Chermoula Recipe

Make this classic Moroccan sauce for any protein
Oct 23, 2013 3:30 pm
Photo: John Valls

Scott Snyder is chef-owner at Portland's incredibly popular Levant, where his signature chermoula, a classic, tangy-savory Moroccan condiment and sauce, is a best-seller. Marinate your favorite protein in this simple preparation, or use it as a finishing sauce (especially if freshly grilled sardines are involved).  

Traveling To Portland, Oregon? Here Are 6 Ways To Get Food And Drink Right.

Every year we're reminded how great this city is
Oct 16, 2013 10:00 am

You already know this. There's no shortage of great eating in Portland. But there are restaurants leading the pack, whether it's with category-defying cuisine or quirky takes on Asian street food. Here, we share what restaurants should be topping your list right now.

Lamb Belly BLT Recipe

Le Pigeon's decadent take on a classic sandwich
Oct 3, 2013 11:00 am
Photo: David L. Reamer

You haven't done dinner in Portland until you've done dinner at Le Pigeon, James Beard Rising Star Chef Gabriel Rucker's outrageously popular outpost. Combining the usual suspects with something totally unexpected is Rucker's game, so replacing the bacon in a BLT with cured lamb belly is probably just another day in the life...

7 Places To Eat And Drink Incredibly Well In Portland, Maine

And we aren't just talking about lobster rolls
Aug 29, 2013 12:00 pm

With easy access to both fresh seafood from the ocean and seasonal produce from local farms, a recent influx of big-city chefs seeking something calmer waters, and a local less-is-more attitude, Portland, Maine's dining scene is vibrant, diverse, and hotter than ever. Here, a few places worth checking out during your next trip to the beautiful coastal town.

Bored At Work? Ben & Jerry's Wants Your Help With City-Themed Flavors.

DC, NYC, SF, Portland and Seattle getting flavors
Jun 18, 2013 4:31 pm

Ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s is creating a line of city-themed ice creams and is looking to you – that’s right, you! – for help. Why spend your lunch break researching candidates’ viewpoints in upcoming local elections or filling out MLB All-Star ballots when you could be voting on spoonable caramels versus waffle cone pieces for the New York City frozen yogurt flavor? Read on.

Rejoice! Portlandia Is Renewed. But With A Return To The Vegan Fart Patio?

Our favorite food-related sketch comedy
Jun 12, 2013 11:01 am

Food has always been at the gooey, sometimes very awkward, center of hit IFC series Portlandia — a sketch comedy show starring Saturday Night Live alum Fred Armisen, rock singer Carrie Brownstein (a very funny rock singer) and a range of special guests. SNL cheese Lorne Michaels is the executive producer. This morning word has hit the Internet that Portlandia has been renewed for a forth and fifth season. We are happy.

Tickets Are Now On Sale For Feast Portland, One Of Our Favorite Food Festivals

Hit the best of the great Northwest, Sept. 19-22
May 20, 2013 3:31 pm

If you don't already have plans for the weekend of September 21, now you do. You're going to Feast Portland. Or at least you should be. We had one big weekend there last year, it's one of the Northwest's best food festivals, so Instagram the night market and tag us so we can be jealous. More info and where to buy tickets, on sale today, after the jump. 


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