Field Notes makes paper fashionable again. Just don’t tell the designer.
Most new products are designed to fill a need, create a
new market or just make something better. Aaron Draplin’s product is
none of these things. It’s three staples, paper and cardboard with a
Today in bizarre publicity stunts: We realize the economy is in the shitter and Portland's restaurant industry is a little over-stuffed, but this attempt from downtown French bistro Brasserie Montmartre to bring in more customers on slow Tuesday nights seems a...curious choice for a classy joint flogging $22 steak frites. Cue the press release:Brasserie Montmartre is launching "Folie du Mardi" in ...
The Portland Business Journal reported yesterday that restaurant chain Yard House is planning to open a Portland location at Pioneer Place mall. As well as "classic rock," the restaurant claims to offer the "world's lar...
10 minutes with filmmaker and beer lover Alison Grayson
Today is the first day of PDX Beer Week, a new beer festival—because there just aren't enough in this city—celebrating Portland's craft beer community. The event will also host the premier of local filmmaker Alison Grayson's new documentary More
A local prep kitchen incubates Portland’s next generation of food businesses.
Food Reviews & Stories
Michael Madigan owns the best kitchen in Portland. It’s
3,200 square feet of gleaming stainless steel, filled with stoves,
grills, mixers, slicers, smokers and fryers, manned day and night by a
I’m not cool enough to know what the current zeitgeist is, but I’m guessing Sweet Hereafter (3326 SE Belmont St.) has
well and truly captured it. On a warm Friday evening, it was absolutely
New ice cream scoop shop Salt and Straw only opens its doors on Northeast Alberta Street today, but you've probably already heard about it.Since May 2011, the ice cream company—which has been operating a small cart on the same street for three months—has been featured on E...More
On Monday, we asked readers to help us identify a gathering taking place in the Willamette River at Sellwood Riverfront Park last Friday at 4 pm.Although many wrote in to tell us how stupid we were for not knowing about More
Superman quits his job and moves to Portland. No, really.
Today we got word that the latest edition of the Superman comic series is set in Portland. Comic books are usually Casey Jarman’s beat, but he’s busy so you're stuck with me. SPOILER ALERT: I will reveal what happens, so if you actually care, stop reading now and go do your homework. Please bear in mind that I have never read Superman comics before, and my entire knowledge of the general can...