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. 

Here Is A French Press Made From A Mason Jar

Hold the Portlandia jokes—this thing is pretty rad
May 17, 2013 10:02 am

Fact: those age-old glass vessels aren't going anywhere anytime soon. And in the case of this new coffeebrewer, that's fine by us.

The Woolen Men Know Their Bagels, Coffee Roasting Techniques

A band with two coffee roasters in it? Yup.
Mar 19, 2013 1:06 pm

In Good Food, Rocks, we track down bands serious about their grub — usually because they've had jobs in the foodservice industry. This time around, Portland, OR's The Woolen Men talk music, coffee, bagels and beer.

Portland’s Biggest Restaurant Supporter Is Also Its Biggest Judge

Karen Brooks also serves as jury and executioner
Mar 12, 2013 2:01 pm
Karen Brooks Portland, Oregon

This just in: Being a restaurant critic is a difficult job, people. The weight gain. The terrible trends. Those wigs! Here, Karen Brooks weighs in from that culinary hotspot of Portland, Oregon on where to eat, why to buy her new book and how to spend 48 hours if that's all you got to eat and drink like a local.


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