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Dismounting From The Zesty Pony.

IT’S OK WITH US: Looks like director Azazel Jacobs has caught the Portland bug. After filming Terri, written by Portland novelist Patrick deWitt, he’s collaborating with deWitt on a second screen   More
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 WW Culture Staff

We Are The Champions...Of The Cheese World.

I AM THE CHEESE: Portland’s own Steve Jones is officially the best cheesemonger in the world. Now, devotees of Jones’ Cheese Bar already knew this. But it’s nice to have it confirmed at the seco   More
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Hot Cheese Fights, ’90s Flashbacks and String Wins.

IRON CURDS: Cheese Bar owner Steve Jones is preparing to battle the world’s foremost fromage-heads at the second annual Cheesemonger Invitational this Friday in Long Island City, N.Y. As the lone Or   More
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Just One More Thing...

MY SADDLE’S WAITING, COME AND JUMP ON IT: Dig A Pony, the bar set to replace the old Niki’s Restaurant at the east end of the Morrison Bridge, is starting to look like a thoroughbred. Co-owner Aar   More
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop 6/22/11: Gossip Should Have No Friends

PIE DREAMS: The pizza prospects for Portland’s west side are looking up: The old Rocco’s building on West Burnside Street and 10th Avenue is being transformed into the second outpost of eastside   More
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Gossip That Won’t Dent Your Prius.

FINAL MOVEMENT: Unless it can raise $100,000 before month’s end, the Vancouver Symphony will have to cancel its 2011-12 season, the group’s board of directors says. In an open letter posted on th   More
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Gossip Bigger Than Anthony’s Wiener.

ANOTHER FRENCH RESTAURANT! Anthony Demes, whose modern French bistro, Couvron, wowed diners first in Portland and then, after a cross-country move, in Manhattan, has applied for a liquor license fo   More
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Gossip That Slaughters Its Own Goats.

FUR PARTY: Montreal duo Handsome Furs created a bit of a stir recently upon revealing the album art for its forthcoming record Sound Kapital—a dark, moody photo of a tattooed naked woman standing be   More
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Say It Ain’t Cho.

RESTAURANT HAPPENINGS: After meaty Northeast eatery Belly closed in April, Northwest izakaya Tanuki has designs on moving in, applying for a liquor application last week. >> Australian pie store   More
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 WW Culture Staff

The Wrath Of Cannes.

GRIMM UNCERTAINTY: Word leaked Thursday evening that NBC has picked up a full season of the fairy-tale cop series Grimm, which filmed its pilot in Portland. But before you don your favorite troll co   More
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 WW Culture Staff

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