Where to Get the Best Donuts in the U.S., According to Federal Donuts Founders

In addition to recipes, the new Federal Donuts book also includes a definitive guide to donuts across the country. It’s no secret that Federal Donuts has quickly risen to the apex of dessert stardom. The Philly-based joint serves up the ultimate trifecta of comfort foods: fried chicken, coffee, and donuts*, often all together in one sinfully … More Where to Get the Best Donuts in the U.S., According to Federal Donuts Founders

Junebaby Is One of America’s Best New Restaurants

Eater’s roving restaurant critic, Bill Addison, just released his 2017 list of the best new restaurants in America, and chef Edouardo Jordan’s Junebaby made the cut — no major surprise, given that in his recent full review, Addison billed Junebaby as “America’s next great Southern restaurant.” Junebaby’s catfish and grits. While Jordan’s first effort, Salare, offers a menu … More Junebaby Is One of America’s Best New Restaurants

Plant-Based Pizza and Ice Cream Spot Virtuous Pie Opens Saturday

The Canadian restaurant is opening its first U.S. outpost in Portland. “We’re not here to imitate. We’re here to create our own style of pizza,” says Jim Vesal, the executive chef of Vancouver, B.C.-based Virtuous Pie. Founded in 2015, Virtuous Pie will open its first location in Portland (and second location overall) this Saturday, June … More Plant-Based Pizza and Ice Cream Spot Virtuous Pie Opens Saturday

What to Drink at Restaurant Voted Best in the World

Recently Eleven Madison Park was voted the world’s best restaurant by the World’s 50 Best Restaurants group. It also has a four-star rating from the New York Times. In 2015, Cedric Nicaise became wine director of Eleven Madison Park, which will open a summer outpost in the Hamptons this season. What makes the wine and … More What to Drink at Restaurant Voted Best in the World

Food and Wine Magazine Names Portland’s Tusk 2017 Restaurant of the Year

The restaurant from Joshua McFadden’s Submarine Hospitality scores it big. Today, Food and Wine Magazine released its Restaurants of the Year 2017 — the “definitive list of the 10 most exciting new places to eat in America now” — and among the featured restaurants from across the country is Portland’s Tusk, the farm-forward, Middle Eastern-inspired … More Food and Wine Magazine Names Portland’s Tusk 2017 Restaurant of the Year

Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse Is Coming to Greater Portland

Sharpen your knives: His Airness is about to arrive. The Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse chainlet is opening a restaurant in the forthcoming Ilani Casino in April 2017, according to a press release. It will be located roughly 30 minutes north of Portland in Ridgefield, Washington, and like other Michael Jordan-brand steakhouses, it will maintain a focus … More Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse Is Coming to Greater Portland

Seattle’s Anticipated Restaurant Openings, Spring 2017

Waiting is the hardest part — but also an extra level of psychological spice on any good dish. So think of this as a flavor-enhancer: Eater’s guide to major openings scheduled to hit Seattle in spring 2017. Here’s what to keep an eye out for, in roughly chronological order of the most recent projected opening … More Seattle’s Anticipated Restaurant Openings, Spring 2017

Hotel Sorrento’s New Brunch Promises Jazz and Bottomless Mimosas

Brunch is pretty common in Seattle; on any given Saturday or Sunday, you can stumble across a vast number of solid midday meals between roughly 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and dig into eggs, bacon, pancakes, and the like. But brunch with a live jazz band playing is a rare phenomenon, with only a few … More Hotel Sorrento’s New Brunch Promises Jazz and Bottomless Mimosas

Preview Junebaby, Opening Soon in Ravenna

While Salare chef/owner and James Beard Award-semifinalist Edouardo Jordan puts the finishing touches on his much-anticipated second restaurant, Junebaby, he’s throwing what sounds like one hell of a preview party on March 4 at 6 p.m. Jordan hasn’t set an opening date for Junebaby, but look for the official opening soon after the party. Jordan … More Preview Junebaby, Opening Soon in Ravenna

Seattle’s 2017 James Beard Award Semifinalists Are Here

This month, the James Beard Foundation released its list of semifinalists for 2017’s prestigious Restaurant and Chef Awards, more commonly referred to as the James Beard Awards. Nearly two dozen chefs, restaurants, and industry professionals from Seattle and Washington were given nods, though it’s important to remember that this long list is just phase one … More Seattle’s 2017 James Beard Award Semifinalists Are Here