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Bar Guide 2014: Central Hotel


Bar Guide
Central Hotel8608 N Lombard St., 477-5489, centralhotelstjohns.com. 2-10 pm Monday-Thursday, 2 pm-2:30 am Friday, 10 am-2:30 am Saturday, 10 am-10 pm Sunday.Central Hotel splits the difference between   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bar Guide 2014: Fire on the Mountain


Bar Guide
Fire on the Mountain3443 NE 57th Ave., 894-8973, portlandwings.com. 11 am-midnight daily.There are many good reasons for Oregon restaurants to make their own beer. Each pint has a frothy head of profi   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bar Guide 2014: Laurelwood


Bar Guide
Laurelwood5115 NE Sandy Blvd., 282-0622, laurelwoodbrewpub.com. 11 am-10 pm Monday-Thursday, 11 am-11 pm Friday, 10 am-11 pm Saturday, 10 am-10 pm Sunday.When did you fall for Laurelwood? Was it the e   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bar Guide 2014: McPeet's


Bar Guide
McPeet’s4501 NE Fremont St., 287-0625, facebook.com/McPeetsPub. 11-2 am daily.The old bulb-lined yellow plastic sign hanging above McPeet’s channels run-down joints like the Space Room and the Ali   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bar Guide 2014: Velo Cult


Bar Guide
Velo Cult1969 NE 42nd Ave., 922-2012, velocult.com. 10 am-10 pm daily.Unless you’re looking for the merchandise perched back in the dim showroom, you could very easily walk into Velo Cult on a Frida   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bar Guide 2014: LaurelThirst


Bar Guide
LaurelThirst2958 NE Glisan St., 232-1504, laurelthirst.com. 4 pm-midnight Monday-Wednesday, 4 pm-1 am Thursday, 4 pm-2 am Friday, 3 pm-2 am Saturday, 3 pm-midnight Sunday.The edge of Laurelhurst is an   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Piglet: Little Piggy Went to Pub


Bar Reviews
Over the speakers, the newly uncoupled Chris Martin sings a song about how we never change. But inside Piglet (17730 Pilkington Road, Lake Oswego, 635-7427, pineshedribs.com), everything is quite    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Red Sea (Big Island/Caldera)


Drank
On paper, Red Sea, the collaboration between Ashland’s Caldera and Hawaii’s Big Island Brewing, looks like a messy wreck. The brew includes pink peppercorns, Himalayan pink salt, molasses and    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Steak Frites PDX


Food Cart Reviews
Captured by Porches does not make Belgian beer. That wasn’t a problem until Steak Frites PDX moved in across from the little green bus in the pod behind Crema coffee shop at Southeast 28th Avenu   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Oslo in the Summertime

Dinner at Broder Nord is pleasant but strangely quiet.


Food Reviews & Stories
There’s an instinctual pause before reaching for the door handle. There’s scant proof of life behind the window. But back at the curb, a sandwich board advertises openness. The door gives. App   More
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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