Restaurant obsessives always want to know what's new and what's hot. And while the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering the pillars and provocateurs that make Portland's dining scene unique, it's not a chronicle of the "it" (ie, newest) places of the moment.
Thus, we offer the Eater Heatmap, which will change often to continually highlight where the food-focused crowds are flocking to this very second. There has been a flurry of new openings lately, so this month we've said goodbye to a few relative old-timers. In their place we welcomed six new hotspots: the reborn Alameda Cafe, wood-fired Fire and Stone, cozy Le Vieux, Mexican rotisserie Pollo Norte, south waterfront gastropub The Groaning Board, and new French bistro Verdigris.Read More