Pizza For One

Our favorite slices, slabs and personal pies.

Food Reviews & Stories
Stumptown isn’t a slice town. Portland’s strength isn’t making the greasy triangles Sipowicz folded and stuffed into his mouth on NYPD Blue, but producing pizzas in more diverse and nuanced    More
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

How Portland Tastes...According to Seattle's 5 Spot

Sadly, there was no "Gus van Sandwich."


Food & Drink
Longtime WW contributor Chris Stamm broke our hearts and moved to Seattle a few months ago. We asked him to give us his assessment of the Emerald City's version of PDX cuisine. Feel free to leave your own 5 Spot taste test notes in the comments. As Ruth Brown reported last month, Seattle comfort food institution 5 Spot, which apparently has a rotating gimmick menu, would be putting Portland on the ...   More
Friday, August 26, 2011 CHRIS STAMM

Phoenix From The Ashes: Aviary Restaurant to Host Pop Up Dinners


Food & Drink
Huzzah! Undaunted by fire damage from an illegal July 4th firework, the chefs behind Aviary will host a series of pop up dinners in Andy Ricker's Ping starting Monday, July 18 while their restaurant is rebuilt. Details about the dinners as well as a fundraiser organized by other local chefs in the presser below. Who says community spirit is dead?Portland’s vibrant, supportive community of restaurants, ...   More
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 BRIAN PANGANIBAN

Catch and Release: Fin to Close After V-Day

Food & Drink
What the hell? Karen Brooks over at Portland Monthly just broke the news that high-end seafood restaurant Fin will close after Valentine's Day. In early December, WW's own reviewer Brian Panganiban enjoyed the restaurant's mission to: "boldly elevate Portland's seafood dining experience beyond boilerplate slabs of grilled salmon...." "Aside from a few missteps, it succeeds," he wrote, "...wielding ...   More
Monday, January 17, 2011 KELLY CLARKE

Almost Live: PDX Bridge Fest Brunch on the Bridge

The final event of PDX Bridge Fest, Brunch on the Bridge, transformed the Hawthorne Bridge into a picnic area-slash-food cart pod for one morning on Saturday, Aug. 7. The event, which featured a strip of grass that covered the middle lanes of the bridge, was meant to raise awareness of hunger. While there were donation bins placed at the entrance to the bridge, the $40 ticket price only covered ...   More
Monday, August 9, 2010 Sarah Davidson

Pok Pok Noi To Open In Old Podnah's Spot This Winter.

Oh, my—not content with owning Portland's best Thai joint, Pok Pok, as well as the Whiskey Soda Lounge, Ping and Foster Burger, fabulous food-pusher Andy Ricker just announced that he's opening Pok Pok Noi ("Little Pok Pok") in the space that last housed Podnah's Pit (don't freak, Podnah's is moving to Northeast Killingsworth Street). The biggest question on our minds over here at WW—when ...   More
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 KELLY CLARKE


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