Space Punch: raspberry and vanilla vodka, orange and cranberry juice, sweet-and-sour mix. $7.
Erase Your Face: We so do not want to know. $10.
Volcano Bowl: Uh, there was a lot of rum, and fruit juice. And cinnamon? It was 28 ounces. $28.
Gypsy Juice: rum, rum, rum, cherry and pineapple juice, Sprite. 64 ounces, $20.
The Zombie: rum, pineapple, lemon, bitters and a whole lot of Squirt. 60 ounces. $23.
Tonic Lounge 3100 NE Sandy Blvd. Tonic's two fireplaces, one of them in the sunken bar, lend the former strip club a ski-chalet ambience.
Hutch on Holgate 4515 SE 41st Ave. The former family restaurant's frontier-themed basement has bas-relief panels over the hearth.
Cheerful Tortoise 1939 SW 6th Ave. One of those circular, false-log deals with an enormous blackened flue.
Blue Moon 432 NW 21st Ave. Another circular hearth, this one surrounded by a tile counter for fire-lit dining.
Vault 226 NW 12th Ave. A stately white number, with cover art from the Cocteau Twins' Lullabies EP hanging above it.
Drink Some Coffee
) has the distinction of being the only place in Portland you can enjoy an Americano and free Wi-Fi at 4 am on a Sunday. If you're a westsider,
) provides the same in Beaverton.
You've probably heard that
) is open all night. So are
), where you should have a regular raised glazed, and
), where you should have a sesame cake.
) deliver until 4 am. After that there's just
), which will bring a pie to most places in Southwest until 4:45 am.
) serves both all night long. So does
), which also serves fresh cinnamon rolls. If you'd prefer a burrito,
) can give it to you, with fries. Speaking of fries, have you had the Lord of the Fries at
)? You should, but only once. Finally, pie:
) has a decent Key lime.
Taqueria Los Gorditos
Gorditos' animal-friendly pileup makes great strides in the direction of a just world in which vegans can pretend they're eating meat as nasty and contaminated as the grisly garbage carnivores consume. Take them next door to
(page 8) and eat them with beer.
Esparza's shredded-pork nachos are an especially happy-making concoction of warm chips right out of the fryer, topped by a thick stratification of sweet pork and a heavy blanket of cheese.
. The chips are piping hot; the perfectly melted cheese attains almost total coverage while developing a subtle crust at the edges of the plate; sour cream zigs and zags across the entire outer layer; and the salsa, devilish agent of sogginess, gets its own small bowl.
Laurelwood Public House
Has a play area for the tots.
Offers both a kids' menu and crayons.
Has an even better play area than Laurelwood.
Has kid food and outdoor seating.
Bring 'em in for air hockey until 9 pm.