Charlie Horse Saloon
627 SE Morrison St.
In this newfangled Portland take on a Wild West saloon
staffed by punk-rock Portlanders, avoid the needless $9 cocktails (a
margarita made with Jameson
4534 SE Belmont St., 232-2202, horsebrass.com.
Ah, the Horse Brass. It’s as close as you can get to old
royalty among the newfangled world of beer bars and beer people, a
Pepe Le Moko
407 SW 10th Ave., 546-8537, pepelemokopdx.com.
Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s sweet tooth is
well-advertised—or at least his disdain for the notion that all
cocktails must taste like
1020 NW 17th Ave., 943-2780, paymasterlounge.com.
Paymaster Lounge is the only eastside-style bar on the
entire westside, an improvised little pinball-stackedddive with both a
938 N Cook St., 517-9931, libertyglassbar.com.
This dimly lit bar in an old house at the base of
Mississippi Avenue is downhill from a tire swing and an upgrade from
every bar ne
The closest Portland gets to an old-school Biergarten.
Scout Beer Garden
Good Food Here pod, Southeast Belmont
Street and 43rd Avenue; Tidbit Food Farm and Garden pod, Southeast 28th
Place and Division Street; scoutpdx.com.
Two of Southeast�
1121 SW Stark St., 223-9160, theroxydiner.com. Open 24 hours, but it don’t like Mondays.
Whither the Roxy, so goes a whole culture of the teenaged,
the goth, the gender-idiosyncratic,
2. The Liquor Store
3341 SE Belmont St., 421-4483, theliquorstorepdx.com. 4 pm-2:30 am daily.
The news is all bad at the Liquor Store.
Kennedy is assassinated, maybe. John Lennon is shot. Pearl H