Food Reviews & Stories
Natalia Gurzhiy wants to build a Portland piroshki empire.
Three months ago, the Russian-born baker and her American husband
opened Piroshki & a Pickle Coffeehouse. It is exactly what it says
Remember Super Soakers? They’re way better as an adult.
Children’s games are wasted on the young. Kids are stupid
and weak and uncoordinated, and they lack the pent-up aggression that
can only come from enduring years of 1040s and prostate exams. Yes
... or so we assume. The Oregonian is currently in the process of dripping out its Diner 2012 guide, which will be published in full this Thursday, June 21. Restaurant reporter Michael Russell has been tweeting clues on his Twitter account about which restaurant will be the daily's Restaurant of the Year. <...
Remember two weeks ago when I said we'd have an interactive map of the full mayoral election results up in "the next day or two?" Here's that map now. If you're interested: Hales' strongest wins were precints 3605 up in the Southewest Hills and 4103 in Eastmoreland. Smith's...
Dot's changes hands, Slabtown gets falafel and more new places to eat and drink in Portland
It's time once again to peak into Portland's drinking and dining future:
Stalwart Southeast Clinton divey diner Dot's Cafe has changed owners—John Ricci and Eli Johnson are the proud new parents of a fine velvet painting collection.
Slabtown is getting falafels. The hard-rocking northwest Portland bar is bringing on Mike Warm—the drummer for Defect Defect and the Minds ...
Hold on to your bodices: Fabio, the most beautiful man in the cosmos, is on a tour of Whole Foods stores, promoting his personal brand of protein powder, and he's hitting Portland tomorrow.
Fabs and his razor-sharp jawline will be doing meet-and-greets at the Fremont (June 6, 11 am-4 pm), Pearl (June 7, 11 am-4 pm), Hollywood (June 8, 11 am-4 pm) and Laurelhurst (June 8, 4:30-8:30 pm)...
The final election results by precinct are out, so we've compiled them into a handy map. This is a pretty rough version—we'll have an interactive one with all the candidates and other fancy features in the next day or two—but this one shows which of the top three candidates won which precincts.
Things to note: Charlie Hales won all of west Portland as well as the battle for ...
Greg Rucka is a serial series writer.
Aside from penning big-name comic-book titles for DC and Marvel, the
Portland-based author is responsible for the excellent Atticus Kodiak
novels (about a s
Sorenson to open Ava Gene's, Stark Naked Pizza now Baby Doll, and more new places to eat and drink
Our weekly reading of the bureaucratic tarot cards that are OLCC liquor license applications:
Stumptown don Duane Sorenson has purchased the former Lauro Kitchen at 3377 SE Division St., where he will open a new restaurant called Ava Gene's. The application offers little else in the way of information—the old license forms used to make you write a bit about your menu, but the newer...