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Devour 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
[PRODUCE] The concept is simple and well-implemented: a permanent open-air tent for year-round produce, from local farmers when in season and at rock-bottom prices when possible. Besides the fresh air, what is it that keeps a steady stream of customers wandering in? “The avocados,” blurt   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 NATALIE BAKER

Devour 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
[EAST AFRICAN] Covered in stickers and lottery signs, this small store shares its building with a mini-mart and would be completely indistinguishable from its convenience-store neighbors were it not for the large orange banner proclaiming its ethnic offerings. Aweuys, the shop’s friendly young   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 NATALIE BAKER

Devour 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
[MIDDLE EASTERN] There always seem to be at least a few folks milling around this small shop, chatting and snacking on sambusas and “mash-mash,” a pastry resembling a fried pancake doused in syrup. Most of the shelves are stacked with the regular staples found at Portland’s indepen   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 NATALIE BAKER

Devour 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
[BAKERY/CAFE] After four years of distributing their wholesale baked goods to businesses like Whole Foods and New Seasons, the folks at Dovetail finally opened up a bite-size bakery and cafe on the east end of Alberta’s busy retail strip this past March. With just enough room for a couple tabl   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 NATALIE BAKER

Devour 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
[GERMAN] Behold, the Königreich of German foods in Portland: equal parts bakery, deli, cafe and grocery. You’ll find everything here, from schnitzel to spaetzle to streusel küchen. Cases of imported beers sit in front of a deli counter showcasing classic wursts across from a short ai   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 NATALIE BAKER

Devour 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
[FRENCH/VIETNAMESE] Having grown up in French-occupied Saigon, this closet-sized bakery’s owner and his family realized after moving to the U.S. that they missed the French bread and pastries of South Vietnam. So they decided to make their own. Soft raisin bread, fat croissants, eclairs and th   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 NATALIE BAKER

Farmers Markets


Special Section Stories
Beaverton Farmers Market Southwest Hall Boulevard between 3rd and 5th streets. 8 am-1:30 pm Saturdays, May 8-Oct. 30, and Nov. 20 for the Harvest Market; 3-6 pm Wednesdays, June 16-Aug. 25. beave ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 NATALIE BAKER

Frank Meeink Autobiography Of A Recovering Skinhead

How to build a skinhead; how to save one.


Books
An Orangina bottle, soap in an old sock, and a pair of boots: These were Frank Meeink’s seemingly innocuous stepping stones in his rise as a notorious neo-Nazi leader. Autobiography of a Recove ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 NATALIE BAKER

The Best Cheap And Free Deals In Town


Cheapskate
Got a great deal? Email it to us at deals@wweek.com. AMPLE SAMPLES: Every Friday at Gusto Bistro, 10 bucks gets you four wine tastes and four tapas bites. Tasty! Gusto Bistro & Marketplace, 467 3rd ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 NATALIE BAKER

Live Review: Cirque du Soleil's Kooza




It's back, folks! The Seussy Cirque du Soleil has returned to Portland for just over a month with its disturbingly flexible contortionists (as in a woman breakdancing around her own eerily smiling head), customary hula hoop ...   More
 
Monday, April 12, 2010 by NATALIE BAKER
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