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Restaurant Review: East Glisan Pizza Lounge


Food Reviews & Stories
Montavilla has long been home to some of Portland’s better pizza. To my mind, at least. Flying Pie makes excellent classic pizzeria pies, moderately thick and covered in a blanket of salty pro   More
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Hotseat: Chris Dean

Footbag championships organizer explains modern hacky sack.


Culture Features
Of course Portland has high-level, competitive Hacky Sack. Considering our city is home to sizable Quidditch and unicycle scenes, you shouldn’t be surprised to see serious interest in the lunch-   More
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

The Best Double IPAs Available in Portland

Our blind taste test of 40 bottled double IPAs available on Portland shelves.


Summer Guide
Double IPA is the new IPA. That became obvious when we set out to taste test a variety of summer seasonal beers. I expected Belmont Station’s coolers to be crammed with marionberry wits and co   More
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

World Cup 2014: Early Boots (updated)

Where to watch the World Cup live in Portland.


Sports
21st Avenue World Cup Beer Garden 625 NW 21st Ave., 202-744-1496, facebook.com/worldcupbeergarden. 8:30 am-9 pm daily. Go for: Breakfast sandwiches with beer and bros. When it opened in 2011, the r   More
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 TREE PALMEDO, MARTIN CIZMAR, MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Drank: Ireland Style Premium Light Ale (Henry Weinhard’s, 1984)


Drank
In 1984, a time capsule was buried in Pioneer Courthouse Square. Inside, with a pair of Nikes, a boom box and a “Frankie Says Relax” T-shirt, went two bottles of Henry Weinhard’s ales. Henry   More
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: The Drunken Cobbler (Widmer Brothers)


Drank
The Drunken Cobbler, an oil painting completed by French artist Jean-Baptiste Greuze just prior to the George Washington administration and now hanging in the Portland Art Museum   More
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Return Of the Taq

Taqueria Nueve is actually as good as everyone remembers it.


Food Reviews & Stories
Portlanders are sentimental. When a food-cart pod closes, they cry. When a bowling alley is replaced by a hardware store, they moan. When a goat   More
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Fruit Beer Fest: How To Use Your Tickets


Drank
Ticket one: Peach Slap, from the Portland Deschutes brewpub, is a mild but deeply complex sour made with peach puree, habanero peppers, juniper and pink peppercorn. It was the consensus standout   More
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Do-Gooder IPA vs. British Invasion IPA (Oregon Public House & Pints vs. Hopworks & KBOO)


Drank
Lately, everyone is chasing charity with beer. Portland will soon have its first nonprofit brewery, Ex Novo, not far from its first nonprofit pub, Oregon Public House. And at that nonprofit pub,   More
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Show Preview: Kongos, the Ecstatics


Music Stories
[ROCK…WITH ACCORDION?! WHAAA?] It’s hard to rock out in this wacky, post-Mumford world. Not necessarily to perform rock music—that’s been pretty much the same since the ’60s—but to be    More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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