You may or may not remember that back in '08, Aaron Durand, the son of Portland's Broadway Books owner Roberta Dyer, wrote a blog post offering to buy a burrito for anyone who spent over $50 at his mom's ailing store. Long...
Food Cart Reviews
As the weather turns chilly, there are few things more
comforting than gobbling down fistfuls of carbs, fat and salt. Well,
except maybe chasing it with a pint. That’s one reason chef Bradley
With the release of WW's 2011 Restaurant Guide yesterday, I decided to venture into the our archives to see how the annual guide—and Portland's dining scene—has changed over the years.Using a highly scientific method—the Wordle—we can see exactly what we've been eating over the years. Behold the...
Toast Portland Cocktail Week with a Willamette Week-flavored libation.
The second annual Portland Cocktail Week
(it’s actually only three days, but you can always start drinking a few
days early) hits town Thursday. It’s more a conference for professional
Aaron Woo frees meatless cuisine from the tofu ghetto.
This time last
year, Aaron Woo was definitely not a name synonymous with innovative
vegetarian food in Portland. Despite a background in fine dining,
including a stint at Clarklewis, Woo had spent
This pre-industrial-inspired hideaway on busy MLK cooks
every conceivable pig part and whole fish in its big wood-fired oven,
but it also uses the hearth to roast buttery carrots and toasty
Sunday, Oct. 16, is National Boss Day. Why does such a
thing exist? Could it be that there are bosses out there who, unlike our
own cruel and capricious overseer, are so beloved by their underlings
UPDATE: Nominations have now closed and a winner has been chosen. The enthusiastic response has truly warmed our cold, cynical hearts. Thanks to everyone who send in nominations.
Oct. 16 is National Boss Day and we're looking for Portland's best boss. Does your boss buy the office doughnuts every week? Do they organize company vacations in Hawaii? Do they give you a hug every morning just to le...
On Saturday morning, two of America’s most influential cultural figures were sitting in the bowels of Wieden + Kennedy, arguing about pictures of cats and My Little Pony fans, while several hundred people stared and took notes. It was just one of many slightly surreal scenes at ROFLcon Summit—a spin-off of the larger ROFLcon Interne...