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Portland’s Best Boss

Let’s hear it for the “Big Dog.”

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    More
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Who Is Portland's Best Boss?

best boss mug

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...   More
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

ROFLcon Summit: The Internet Is, In Fact, Serious Business


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...   More
Monday, October 3, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

We're Having a Dinner Party at Our 2011 Restaurant of the Year

...but we're not going to tell you where it is

secret supper final

WW's annual Restaurant Guide will hit the streets Oct. 19. As always, it features our pick of the 100 best restaurants in Portland—but only one will receive the coveted title of Restaurant of the Year.
This year, we'll be releasing the guide with a special dinner at that restaurant, and you're invited.
Just one catch: we aren't going to tell you where it is until the day of the event.   More
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Portland Now Has a Cocktail Cart

Yes, with actual booze.


Forget beer carts, Portland now has a cocktail cart. With actual booze.

To promote the second annual Portland Cocktail Week—a four-day festival of liquor-centered events, seminars and competitions coinciding with the Great American Dist...   More
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Rogue's Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Ale

"A foul abomination"


Rogue Ales' latest creation appeared in the WW office this morning, a collaboration with Voodoo Doughnuts called the Bacon Maple Ale, based on That Doughnut. Whilst we're loath to give any attention to this blatant gimmickry, after tasting it, we feel a civic obligation to warn anyone who might be considering splashing $156 on a case....   More
Friday, September 23, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Stumptown's Duane Sorenson Selling... Flowers?


It's no new news that Stumptown Coffee founder Duane Sorenson is opening a restaurant on Southeast Division Street next to the original Stumptown Coffee location (though here's a little factoid: the business was originally registered as Haymaker in 2008,...   More
Thursday, September 22, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Dig a Pony: Size Does Matter

Bar Reviews
Dig a Pony (736 SE Grand, 971-279-4409) is a big bar. Housed in the former Niki’s Restaurant building near the Morrison Bridge, its high, exposed wood-beam ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and    More
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Pok Pok's Andy Ricker To Expand Empire

So what the hell is kaeng kiaw waan kai, anyway?


As reported everywhere this week, Thai restaurant tycoon Andy Ricker has announced he will be opening a third eatery on Southeast Division Street, already home to Pok Pok and Whiskey Soda Lounge. Ricker has scored the building soon to be vacated by Kappaya Restaurant at Southeast 33rd Avenue, where he plans to open a restaurant based on a Tha...   More
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 by RUTH BROWN

Jump Around

Climb inside an elephant’s rectum. It’s art.

“Don’t forget to close the flaps!” That’s the last thing you’ll hear as you climb into the rectum of a 20-foot elephant. Don’t worry: It’s art. Oscar’s Delirium Tremens is the star at   More
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 RUTH BROWN
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