Figure 1 Publishing

Food + Drink

Portland Cooks

Recipes from the City’s Best Restaurants and Bars

Portland, Oregon, is a city where the dreamers are do-ers and creativity reigns supreme. Nowhere is this more evident than in its acclaimed restaurants, and this beautifully photographed cookbook captures that spirit and brings it home.

“Through their recipes, these chefs and bartenders offer a glimpse of what goes into your favorite dishes. And together, their stories paint a portrait of what makes life in Portland so delicious.”

Book Description

One of the top culinary destinations in the U.S., Portland attracts food lovers from all over the world with its perfect storm of fresh, locally produced ingredients, and skilled chefs and bartenders who turn it all into some of the country’s most exciting dishes and drinks. Portland Cooks celebrates this talented community, and presents 80 recipes from 40 of the city’s favorite restaurants, cafes, and cocktail bars. Most recipes are weeknight friendly while others are weekend adventures, but they’re all designed with the home cook in mind—and they’re all uncompromisingly delicious.



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Oregon Live

“It’s a cookbook you can turn to any day of the week.”

Smarter Travel


“This book is a gem. Portland Cooks brings together an amazing mélange of top local chefs and bartenders with recipes that are both tasty and accessible to the average home cook. If I were buying someone a present from Portland, this would be high on the list.”

—Portland Mercury

“The book is literally a recipe for deliciousness, so tie on that apron and get to work”

—Portland Tribune



  • Hardcover
  • 8 × 10 inches
  • 232 pages
  • 978-1-927958-93-3
  • $37.95 CAN / $32.95 USD
  • September 2017