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Strip Club Guide 2014

Don’t make it weird.


Strip Club Guide
Portland’s strip clubs are not like other strip clubs. It’s not that poles are more plentiful here than in other American cities—though they almost certainly are—they’re just, well, dif   More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Nick’s Big Beard

McMinnville Italian joint is second America’s Classic in Oregon.


Food Reviews & Stories
James Beard was a native Oregonian, but before last week only one restaurant in the state held the highest honor given in his name. In my opinion, that’s at least being deemed one of America��   More
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Devil’s Kriek 2012 (Double Mountain)


Drank
The just-released bottles of Double Mountain’s Devil’s Kriek have two very important numbers on them. The first is the year the beer was brewed—2012—which, in following the wine world’   More
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Long Dark Winter Milk Stout (Fort George)


Drank
Astoria’s Fort George Brewery is the most ambitious stout-maker in the state, releasing 14 different big, dark beers this month and throwing a “dark” festival out at the windy coast. This mi   More
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Pizza For One

Our favorite slices, slabs and personal pies.


Food Reviews & Stories
Stumptown isn’t a slice town. Portland’s strength isn’t making the greasy triangles Sipowicz folded and stuffed into his mouth on NYPD Blue, but producing pizzas in more diverse and nuanced    More
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Where’s Angus?

An annotated guide to the cover of Green Day’s Dookie.


Featured Stories
Green Day’s Dookie turned 20 this month. With more than 20 million copies sold, it’s the best-selling punk-rock album of all time. It’s also probably the best-selling record illustrated en   More
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Pod Bar: Drink Mobile


Bar Reviews
Have you ever spent the night at a campground packed with recently retired RVers who all seem to know each other? That’s the vibe at Pod Bar (5205 SE Foster Road, facebook.com/cartsonfoster),    More
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Sintrus Citrus IPA (Heathen Brewing)


Drank
A year ago, the hop race was getting bitter. As the IBUs in local IPAs continued their steady climb, I found myself totally bored with the style. My faith was renewed by juicy IPAs like Laurelwo   More
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Star-Crossed

Ecliptic shoots for the moon, makes a pretty good sandwich.


Food Reviews & Stories
Portland brewery food tends to be solid, but far from spectacular. That is to say, you’ll never find foodies and wine lovers making reservations to get Breakside’s hummus, Lompoc’s wings o   More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Heisenberg Reduced-Gluten Midwestern IPA (Bunsenbrewer)


Drank
Heisenberg is not Breaking Bad blue. Bunsenbrewer’s “Midwest-style” IPA—not as hoppy as a West Coast IPA, but not quite Old World mellow—is naturally yellowish in hue, meaning blue foo   More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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