After Racial Burrito Controversy, ‘Offensive’ Portland Taco Festival Canceled

Last weekend's Portland Taco Festival was battered with a number of criticisms.

Mexican food is at the center of another Portland controversy.

Michael Rietmulder

The Problem With Trying to Eat Politically Correct

Cultural appropriation is real. But playing food police is a slippery slope.

A Portland burrito pop-up triggered a hellstorm of backlash.

Knute Berger

UW Engineering Students Take on Transit of the Future

Seattle to Portland in 15 minutes? UW engineering students may make it happen

Imagine traveling from Seattle to Portland in half the time it takes to get from downtown Seattle to Bellevue in rush-hour traffic. A University of Washington team of 35 engineering students is working to make this a reality with Hyperloop, a transit system that could zip Seattleites to Stumptown at up to 760 mph. In…

Elaina Friedman

Don’t Have Tickets to PDX’s Feast?

No worries--here are a few tastes worth making the trek anyway.

TD’s coconut cream pie… in ice cream form!

Chelsea Lin

This weekend: Portland’s Salt & Straw ice cream pops up in Seattle for the first time

La Marzocco Cafe to host pop up and affogato-ice cream collaboration this weekend

Portland’s Salt & Straw is one of the country’s most cult-favorite, chef-driven ice cream shops. Visit any of their four Portland locations (and four more in Los Angeles) and prepare to wait in line for at least 30 minutes. The last time we indulged in Salt & Straw, it was at the Esquire Building location…

Jessica Yadegaran

Take a Tasty Road Trip to Portland’s Four-Day Food Festival

Gather with other food lovers in Portland for the Feast Portland Festival

Where: Portland, Oregon, about a three-hour drive south of downtown Seattle. Why: The fifth annual Feast Portland festival (9/15–9/18; prices vary; feastportland.com), where chef-obsessed food lovers gather for more than 40 events in a city known for its explosive food scene. Happenings include hands-on classes in cooking, making cocktails, and even how to style and…

Jake Laycock

Feasting Vicariously: Who to Follow at Feast PDX

Follow these foodies on social media to get all the insider scoop from Feast Portland

!–paging_filter–pstrongThis weekend, the biggest and best Northwest food festival is taking place in Portland./strong Seventy food media and at least that many star chefs–from Philly, New York City, Charleston, Austin, LA and Seattle–are taking over the Rose City for a href=”http://www.feastportland.com/” target=”_blank”Feast Portland/a, a nonstop food blitz: tasting events, lectures, wine and beer events, collaborative…

Seattle Mag

Portland Envy and Danish Pancakes

Road trippin’ down to Portland is always such a pleasure and a wee bit of pain. Because as much as I adore SEA, the nifty Rose City almost always brings on pangs of Portland envy. On this overnighter, the jealousy was mostly about the Umläut. Of course, I hit up the famous food carts in…

Seattle Mag

Feast Portland’s Secret to Success: Outstanding, Collaborative Chef Dinners

At any food festival, there’s the big, daytime tasting event. Usually wineries and restaurants, serving up little sips and bites, very similar to our own Taste Washington. At Feast Portland, the Bon Appetit-sponsored festival in Portland last weekend, this tasting event was called the Oregon Bounty Grand Tasting. And it was a fun event: While…

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