Food

💖 Meet the family behind Nacheaux and Unicorn Creations Food Hall

We sat down with Anthony Brown, the co-owner of Nacheaux to talk about this weekend’s upcoming town hall and the importance of community.

/ September 16, 2021


Akâdi brings the Ivory Coast to Portland

Spices from scratch, sauces from scratch, slow-cooked goat and whole-fried tilapia: Akâdi, which means “tasty” in Bambara (a Mali-originated language), is a restaurant in Portland’s Albina district that lives up to its name by serving homemade West African food from chef-owner Fatou Ouattara’s native Bouaké, Ivory Coast. Ouattara, who immigrated to the U.S. to attend […]

/ August 5, 2021


🎆 5 ways to celebrate the 4th without fireworks

Here are some ways you can celebrate the nation’s birthday safely. (Bridgeliner illustration) 5 ways to celebrate the 4th without fireworks   The Fourth of July is this Sunday, and while many COVID-19 restrictions were officially lifted across the state yesterday, most firework displays were already canceled earlier this year. And considering the PNW’s dry spell, […]

/ July 2, 2021


Meet 4 Hot Sauce Bosses Who Are Spice Up Portland

If you love hot sauce, follow @wetwizardsauce, @hotmamasalsapdx, @kombuchahotsauce, and @secretaardvark on Instagram for more of this. ☝️ Portland’s food scene is probably best known for food trucks, vegan fare, and fusion cuisine — but maybe it’s time to add something else to that list: hot sauce. Portlanders seem to love it with everything from […]

/ May 31, 2021


Comfort Food at a Gastro-Bistro

Looking for date night dining on a budget in Portland for meat-lovers? Or maybe a great comfort food brunch? Green gravy for Saint Patrick’s Day? And and and….?  We recommend the Leaky Roof for meat lovers (but if there’s a vegan onboard, you might look elsewhere). The hometown vibe and cheerful faces make the Leaky […]

/ May 28, 2021


From Peru to Portland: Authentic Peruvian Cuisine

Authentic Peruvian Cuisine in Portland Andina’s will re-open soon, but in response to Covid, they are still serving up great Peruvian fare in their new patio concept restaurant 👉  Chicha As a more playful spinoff from Andina, Chicha explores the traditional street foods of Lima and Callao (Peru’s historic port city). From classics such as basted […]

/ March 19, 2021


Go Ahead: Eat This Raw Cookie Dough, Portland

THE NEIGHBORHOOD: The Pearl District WHAT IS BETTER? Oreos or Cookie Dough? Or you can’t decide? Well, you don’t have to decide. THE PLACE: Remember sneaking cookie dough batter from the mixing bowl as a kid? Or maybe… more recently? Now there’s a spot where you dig into dough guilt-free. The Cookie Dough Cafe, became […]

/ March 6, 2021


Swift and Union Pays Homage to ‘Cow Town’ Kenton

Portland is considered one of the most vegan-friendly cities in the U.S., but once upon a time, the area now known as Kenton was actually a company town built around meat. Today, the legacy of the Union Meat Company — which was purchased by Swift and Company in 1906 — lives on at a popular […]

/ February 1, 2021


Nominate your favorite sweet treat for our Ultimate Portland Doughnut Bracket

Help us find Portland’s ultimate doughnut in this March Madness style bracket competition, where you are the judge. Which sweet treat will win?

/ January 21, 2021


Video: Meet the Bar Behind the Bookshelf at Circa 33

Sunnyside is home to a lot of books — from the Belmont Library to the Powell’s on Hawthorne — but not all the books in this neighborhood are quite what they seem. At Circa 33, what looks like a bookshelf is actually a secret entrance to the bar’s hidden speakeasy. Inside, you’ll find a cozy […]

/ January 8, 2021