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New Jersey Pork Roll: What Every Jersey Kid's Dad Made for Saturday Morning Breakfast

Our 50 Plates tour continues with Tasty N Sons' version of Taylor Ham on a hard roll

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour continues with Taylor Ham on a h...   More
 
Friday, July 4, 2014 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Pennsylvania Perogies: Made By Your Grandma in a Church Basement

Our 50 Plates tour continues with the St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church's take on Eastern European dumplings

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. We continue with Pennsylvania, which was admitted t...   More
 
Thursday, July 3, 2014 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Yard House: First and 130


Bar Reviews
Even in beer-buzzed Portland, a new bar with 130 taps gets attention. A big selection of suds isn’t necessarily enough to ensure prosperity for a chain—witness the quick crash of the success   More
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Black 13 (Boneyard)


Drank
Boneyard has been shorting the market since it opened. Tony Lawrence assembled his Bend brewery from pieces and parts collected during his visits to other breweries across the country as a consu   More
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Restaurant Review: Stammtisch

Bring an army to Stammtisch. Feed it beer.


Food Reviews & Stories
At Stammtisch, you want numbers. The new German tavern from the proprietors of North Mississippi Avenue’s Prost doesn’t demand it—a couple can get a very date-night meal seated on the square   More
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

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
 

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