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Scoop: Your Own Private Liquor Cart

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COCKTAILS. FROM A CART: Forget beer carts, Portland now has a cocktail cart. To promote the second annual Portland Cocktail Week (Oct. 20-23), the Oregon Bartenders Guild is operating a cocktail cart   More
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Currying Favor and Tender Loving Expectations

Gossip that’s on a magical mystery tour.

LIKE A THAI-GER: Thai restaurant tycoon Andy Ricker (Pok Pok, Ping, Whiskey Soda Lounge) has announced he will be opening a third eatery on Southeast Division Street.   More
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Armisen Sightings and Return of the Kimchee

Gossip that looked good on the dance floor.

ARMISEN WATCH CONTINUES: We weren’t actually going to mention that Portlandia’s Fred Armisen...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Pok Pok Empire and FU MFNW

Gossip that's saying goodbye, Netflix.

POK POK, N.Y.: It looks like Andy Ricker’s vagabond shoes are longing to stray. New York magazine’s Food blog Grub Street reports this week that the Pok Pok chef is “aggressively” scouting spa   More
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: New Bars, New Carts and a Gotta-Have App

Gossip That Draws Faces In Latte Foam.

FUTURE DRINKING: Prost! owner Dan Hart is teaming up with Tasty n Sons and Toro Bravo chef John Gorham and prolific restaurant investment firm Chefstable (whose portfolio includes Ping, St. Jack, Gr   More
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Gossip That’s A Sad Sign Of The Times.

FUN ON SANDY: With a capital T, that rhymes with P, that stands for...putt-putt? Polly Bangs, founder of the at-risk youth job-skills program Urban Opportunities, and Tres Shannon, co-owner of Vood   More
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Saving the Earth, One Crotch at a Time.

HAYNES BOX OFFICE: Portland-based director Todd Haynes told WW last month that “the door seems to be open and the welcome mat is extended” for him to return to HBO after 21 Emmy nominations for    More
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 WW Culture Staff

No Pita’s Like Your Pita.

SO LONG AND THANKS FOR THE PITAS: Portland is set to lose one of its most beloved food carts: Ziba’s Pitas is up for sale on Craigslist. “After 5 years of serving Portland I have decided to retir   More
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Portland: Where Even The Beer Is Gluten-Free.

FUTURE DRINKING: The news from this week’s OLCC applications: Fire on the Mountain Buffalo Wings has applied for a brewing license for its new location on Northeast Fremont Street. >> Harveste   More
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Gossip That Should Have Gone To Rehab.

FUTURE DRINKING: The owners of newish St. Johns restaurant Cathedral Park Kitchen have applied for a license to open a distillery, Pure Lush Spirits, in the same building. The infrequently updated bl   More
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 WW Culture Staff

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