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Drank: Hop Project (10 Barrel Brewing)


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Is IPA the new Amber? Though still the top-selling style of craft beer in Oregon, lately it’s seemed as though brewers have exhausted every possible permutation of suitable hops and malts. For   More
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

BrewCycle: Up Cycle


Bar Reviews
Admit it, you’re curious: You’ve see drunk tourists in boat shoes rolling around on a weird contraption that looks like a playhouse welded to a bike rack, and you’ve wondered if it’s any f   More
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Beard Beer (Rogue Ales)


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Rogue Ales has been mashing the vino-centric concept of terroir into beer more aggressively than anyone else in Oregon. Some of the Newport-based brewery’s initiatives have been mostly about m   More
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Biking for Borscht

A ride out to 82nd avenue’s dynamic Cartlandia pod.


Food Cart Reviews
You can drive to Cartlandia, but you probably shouldn’t. Not just because this “bike-centric food-cart superpod” on Southeast 82nd Avenue is 3 gallons from much of Portland, but because the    More
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Peters’ Family Gin (Cannon Beach Distillery)


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The nearest stretch of the Oregon coast does not yet have the amenities Portlanders have come to expect. The scenery is great, of course, but high-quality food, drink and entertainment are in sh   More
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Rahel’s Ethiopian Food


Food Cart Reviews
It’s common to hear a certain class of foodniks proclaim the local food-cart craze is over. Which is true—if by “craze” you mean a “brief period when trained chefs thought it would be cu   More
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Creature Comforts

Kingdom come, in Portland as it is in McMinnville. But who’s game?


Food Reviews & Stories
The Kingdom of Roosevelt’s menu may be a minor literary work, short prose that begins with “Fallow deer heart tartare with his marrow,” continues to “Eggs in various forms” and closes on   More
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

White Owl Social Club: Hoo Goes There


Bar Reviews
Are you fit for membership to the White Owl Social Club (1305 SE 8th Ave., 236-9672, facebook.com/WhiteOwlSocialClub)? According to Club propaganda, a $25 fee and pledging your soul to “Ye Olde    More
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Worts and All

Portland’s most-hated beer blogger switched to wine.


Drank
Dr. Wort is a gadfly in the Socratic sense: an anonymous blogger who bites the lumbering steed that is Portland’s brewing scene, whipping local beer geeks into a fury with what he says is in the   More
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Love Belizean


Food Cart Reviews
I spent much of my week in Belize feeling various states of queasiness, an extended gut-sickness that culminated in me carrying a baggie of my own vomit through customs in Houston. Which is to s   More
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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