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Drank Music Special: Sluricane Hurricane (E-40)

Music Stories
There is an alternate universe in which Master P is the first to develop Sluricane. Pairing a tasty, bottled version of New Orleans’ greatest alcoholic concoction with his considerable busines   More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Hold Me

Pop-ups are a hassle for customers. Holdfast is worth it.

Food Reviews & Stories
In a perfect world, Holdfast is pretty much perfect. Just before dusk, you arrive at a semi-industrial street, where the neighboring car dealership recently took down its barbed wire. Inside a   More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Wicked Wiches

Food Cart Reviews
Pyro Pizza didn’t mean to expand, but since it happened, why not keep going? Owner John Eads has been serving up perfect bubble-crusted pies at Cartopia on Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard since   More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Hala Back

Lamb bacon and yogurt cocktails at Ya Hala’s Lebanese brunch.

Food Reviews & Stories
Bacon or sausage? Before you answer, consider that neither of the two breakfast meats at Ya Hala’s new Lebanese brunch bears much resemblance to the familiar versions found down the street at   More
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

The Commons: Beer Good, Warehouse Bad

Bar Reviews
Since it opened, The Commons has made consistently great beer. Five years after Mike Wright brewed his first batch of commercial beer in his Richmond neighborhood garage, the brewery has earne   More
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Chocolate Cinnamon Stout (Terminal Gravity)

There was a time when Terminal Gravity Brewing made Portland’s go-to IPA. Or so they tell me—that was long before my time, and I’ve only ever had the stuff in dingy corner sports bars, t   More
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

A Fair Share

Maybe Portland cyclists should be happy the city dawdled on bad bike-share schemes.

Bike Issue
San Francisco—A 30-something man in an American-made hoodie emerges from the Montgomery Street BART station. As his bleary eyes adjust to the bright sunlight, he looks across the street to see   More
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Yup, it's Dock O'Clock

It's 80 degrees and the Dock is rockin'

Summer came on a Monday.It's 80 degrees out there, Portland, and based on what we're seeing, it's definitely Dock O'Clock.Above is the current scene at the awesome floating dock under th   More
Monday, April 27, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bar of the Year 2015: Stammtisch

An authentic German bier bar in Kerns.

Bar Guide
When it was time to buy toothpicks, Dan Hart wasn’t about to start taking shortcuts. Hart had been eyeing the Kerns space where Stammtisch now sits for five years—it’s originally where he w   More
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Cued Up

People’s Pig and Smokehouse Tavern up Portland’s pit potential.

Food Reviews & Stories
Portland’s food scene is plenty dynamic, but the standard bearers tend to stay the same. After 10 years, Apizza Scholls is still the consensus choice for best pizza. Pok Pok was universally re   More
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

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