“How the private lives of presidents, first ladies and
their lovers changed the course of American history,” promises the cover
of One Nation Under Sex (Palgrave Macmillan, 304 pages, $25), whic
From baking cookies to slaughtering pigs—a primer on Portland’s cooking classes.
Food Reviews & Stories
In a city where eating is virtually a religion and chefs
its deities, many of us harbor fantasies of baking the perfect
croissant, hand-pulling noodles and creating our own porchetta from
Wonder Northwest: It’s Portland’s newest geek convention,
bringing together pop-culture subcultures from all walks of life. A read
though the schedule is pretty much what you’d expect: comic-b
Crunching the numbers on Portland's ethnic eateries.
Food & Drink
The ever increasing number of Thai restaurants in Portland is something of a preoccupation in the WW office. Don't get me wrong, I'd give my first-born for a good pad grapow, but given the number of actual Thai residents in the city—versus, say, the Vietnamese population, or the Indian population, and their respective eateries—the numbers seemed a little out of whack.So I sat down with a copy ...
The State of Oregon has created an ugly but functional interactive map of broadband services across the state.
Thanks to the Oregon Public Utility Commission, you can now see how much of the state still has no broadband access and write angry letters about that, or, more usefully, enter your address and find all the ...
Food & Drink
And by “Portland,” we mean “people who live in
Tonight, the James Beard Foundation Awards (essentially the food world's equivalent of the Academy Awards, but with a significantly higher collective BMI and likely more cocaine) announced its book, broadcast and journalism award winners.
Rock & Roll Pancake Brunch with Stephen Malkmus and Rebecca Gates.
Pencil this one in: Stephen Malkmus (Pavement) and Rebecca Gates (the Spinanes) will be performing sets at a "Rock & Roll Pancake Breakfast Benefit" for New York-based artist and activist Dara Greenwald on Sunday, May 22.
Greenwald is currently undergoing treatment for cancer, and artists around the country ...