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The Groaning Board: Bar Review


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The first thing you notice when entering the South Waterfront’s first and only gastropub, The Groaning Board (3500 SW River Parkway, 971-254-9785, thegroaningboardpdx.com), is how many light bul   More
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 PARKER HALL

Black Water: Hail Seitan


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Vegan punk spots in Portland are like the Hydra. Cut the head off, and more will grow to take its place. Fast on the heels of Slabtown’s closure, punk-metal Black Water (835 NE Broadway, 546-1   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Lake Theater & Cafe: O, Really


Bar Reviews
Until recently, it was impossible to get a beer with your movie in Lake Oswego if you weren’t popping a bottle in your Titanic-themed man cave. Thank God, you can now show off your expensive taste   More
 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 PARKER HALL

Untapped and Tap That: Tap Takeover


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In 2013, when WW published its first Beer Guide, it was pretty easy to list the city’s serious beer bars. Even here in Beervana, each quadrant had only a few destinations with an ever-changi   More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

The Liquor Store: House of Blue


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There’s something bittersweet about a shiny new bar naming a drink after the previous occupant. In the case of the Blue Monk, doubly so. Formerly a jazz club, it ran into problems after hostin   More
 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Likewise: Not Really Like Anything


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Likewise (3564 SE Hawthorne Blvd., likewise.website) is part bar, part performance art—a callback to the money-free, improvised ’90s, when Miranda July was still making origami out of Port   More
 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Prospect Bottleshop & Bar: Good Apple


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Like any good prospector, Prospect Bottleshop & Bar (1611 NE Killingsworth St., 971-229-0422, prospectbottleshop.com) understands the importance of location. Northeast 16th Avenue and Killin   More
 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Savoy Tavern: Bar Review

In, Out, In


Bar Reviews
Things are changing fast at Savoy Tavern (2500 SE Clinton St., 808-9999, savoypdx.com). Broder proprietor Peter Bro’s “Midwestern-inspired American food” tavern on Clinton Corner was never   More
 
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Habesha Lounge: Say Wat


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Habesha Lounge (801 NE Broadway, 284-4299) is either a party on top of an Ethiopian restaurant, or it’s a bar that stumbled into a patio party. Loosely open Tuesdays through Saturdays, it mo   More
 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bar Maven and FoPo Tavern: Bar Review


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Given most passersby are flying at 40 mph, it takes some time for a new bar to build a crowd in Foster-Powell. At least that’s the word at Bar Maven (6219 SE Foster Road, 384-2079, barmaven-pd   More
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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