Although mead is usually the stuff of Ren faires and
amateur beekeepers, if you can ferment something in Oregon, someone
will. Thus: Eugene’s Blue Dog Mead. Floral and slightly rubbery on the
Doing the rounds of the interwebs today is news that TrackersPDX—which runs camps for adults and youngsters on skills like wilderness survival and wildlife tracking (so, a lot of paranoid survivalists, we imagine)—is running a summer ca...
Food Reviews & Stories
Yeah, yeah, you love Secret Aardvark. We know. But there’s
a whole grocery shelf of locally made hot sauces out there just waiting
to burn your face off. We put five to a blind taste test using
Movie Reviews & Stories
If you’re a smug atheist like me, you’ll come into Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians
looking to shake your fist and roar “Hypocrisy!” at the screen, as you
Among its many other crimes against journalism, the Internet has shown writers and editors what people really want to read when no one is looking.
We now know that a
slide show called “10 Reason
Food & Drink
It's that time of the year again: When newspapers take a break from reporting actual news and pad column inches with "the year that was" facts and retrospectives. In compiling ours (look out for it on Wednesday!) we queried the OLCC with the top selling liquor in Oregon this year.
Being able to track this kind of data is one of the few advantages to this nanny control state of ours.
Arts & Books
Kickstart my Heart is a semi-regular blog series on Portland Kickstarter projects we don't hate.Portland designer Casey Hopkins has just created the fastest-growing Kickstarter project to date: he hit his goal of $75,000 in eight hours, raised $165,350 in 24 hours, and is now sitting at $373,714—and he still has 52 more days of fundraisin...
Food Cart Reviews
Is a coffee kiosk staffed entirely by hot chicks in
bikinis a tasteless and degrading enterprise or an empowering and
titillating local business befitting this sex-positive city? Is it a way