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Restaurant Guide 2013: Pho Oregon


Restaurant Guide
2518 NE 82nd Ave., 262-8816. [PHO OUT] With its antiseptic, cafeteria-style atmosphere reminiscent of a big-city Chinatown, Pho Oregon is a world away from the precious chalkboards and decorative   More
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 KAT MERCK

Restaurant Guide 2013: Screen Door


Restaurant Guide
2337 E Burnside St., 542-0880, screendoorrestaurant.com. [MASON-DIXON...LINE] Perhaps nowhere more accurately mirrors the dichotomy of Portlanders’ eating habits than this East Burnside institu   More
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 KAT MERCK

Let Me Eat Cake

Living on starvation wages doesn’t mean you have to starve.


News Stories
For the past six months, I’ve been feeding two people on $35 a week. That’s right—$35 a week. Five dollars a day, $2.50 per person, 83 cents a meal. I live in a normal city lot; have    More
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 KAT MERCK

Buckman Brewery


Food Reviews & Stories
Through the north doors of the cavernous brewery/warehouse/meeting room that is the Green Dragon, you will find a patio. There you will find a Quonset hut. And in front of this Quonset hut, you will f   More
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 KAT MERCK

Food Cart Review: Grindhouse Coffee


Food Cart Reviews
There’s nothing particularly sexy about the intersection of North Rosa Parks Way and Denver Avenue, but there it is, out on the sidewalk: a black-and-white sandwich board announcing “Sexy Coffee   More
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 KAT MERCK

Cheap Eats 2011: John Street Cafe


Food Reviews & Stories
Between the pastel paint on the walls and abundance of chicken breast, blue cheese and artichoke hearts on the menu, you’d be forgiven for feeling like you’d hitched a ride back to 1993 upon ope   More
 
Monday, March 7, 2011 KAT MERCK

Cheap Eats 2011: King Burrito


Food Reviews & Stories
You don’t go to a place like King Burrito sober. It’s possible, mind you, but such phenomena as coin-operated dispensers of religious-themed temporary tattoos, inexplicably hard-laminated copies   More
 
Monday, March 7, 2011 KAT MERCK

Boozin’ With Bruce


Bar Guide
 Summer patio drinking at dog-friendly establishments is one of the much-heralded joys of Portland, but like seemingly everything great about Puddletown, what happens the    More
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 KAT MERCK

Drink 2011: The Fixin' To


Bar Guide
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Monday, January 24, 2011 KAT MERCK

Toro Bravo: Restaurant Guide 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
5-10 pm Sunday-Thursday, 5-11 pm Friday-Saturday. No reservations for groups under seven. $-$$ Inexpensive-moderate.   More
 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 KAT MERCK
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