Bar Guide 2013
There’s never been anything quite like Hale Pele in Portland.
Tiki bars are, of course, nothing new
here. This town has long had respectable versions of the Singapore
Few cartoonists could pull off Matt Bors’ new book, Life Begins at Incorporation
(230 pages, $20). Not because of the cartoons—in shape and tone, the
Portland-based artist’s style is so simi
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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