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Cheap Eats 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
The dynamic duo of the veg-friendly Chef to Go cart, George Black and David Stowell, have moved into their own cafe space, and it's worth a visit. First, the new space is spanking-new and airy. Second, the food is great. All of your old favorites--roasted eggplant sandwich, Tofurky melt and the gril   More
 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 Steffen Silvis

Cheap Eats 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
This little vegan hole-in-the-wall in Chinatown could also be known as "The House of Analogs," as the kitchen staff have perfected their versions of beef, shrimp and fish with tofu and tempeh. Often it's successful, though at times too much salt has been used to mask differences. But if you've denie   More
 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 Steffen Silvis

Cheap Eats 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
This eclectic staple of the ever-changing strip of Division Street is still serving great vegetarian and vegan fare. With its mix of Mexican, Middle Eastern and Thai options, there's always something for everyone. The mixed delicacies of the thali platter ($10) is a great intro to what the Kalga kit   More
 
Friday, February 17, 2006 Steffen Silvis

HOW TO RENT A NEGRO

New race satire draws blood.


Books
Portland artist-writer-scenic designer damali ayo has been making needed waves since she arrived in town in 1997. Now the young creator of "Hello, My Race Is..." name tags has hit the national scene w ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2005 Steffen Silvis

THE SEVEN-YEAR ITCH

WW's longtime theater critic says goodbye to all that.


Theater
When Louis Kronenberger retired from reviewing theater for Time magazine after 25 years, he wrote in his farewell, "How could one not feel relieved when so much of one's job was not merely dull but de ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2005 Steffen Silvis

HISTORICAL QUEENS


Queer Window
Editor's note: Writer Steffen Silvis agreed to fill in for Queer Window's Byron Beck, who was off galavanting at a journalists' confab this week-translation: almost getting killed in Tijuana. Beck wil ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2005 Steffen Silvis

AN AMERICAN MODEL

Chef to Go has gone and created a great vegan cafe downtown.


Food Reviews & Stories
It's a success story straight out of Horatio Alger: Two emigrant musicians land in Portland from Chicago and decide to open a food cart dedicated to vegetarian and vegan fare. Their cramped little car ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2005 Steffen Silvis

WINNERS' CIRCLE

The 26th Annual Drammy Awards stages its own memorable show.


Theater
Among Portland theatergoers, it's generally agreed that this was a dismal year for what we once called the living drama. In fact, there was simply not much to celebrate, which was reflected Monday nig ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2005 Steffen Silvis

Dead Cool

Liminal's The Resurrectory is a walk-through nightmare (and that's a good thing).


Theater
Pushing past the door you find yourself in a room engloomed with menace, the floor strewn with straw. Suddenly you hear a slow, rhythmic pounding, as if someone is halfheartedly nailing a child's coff ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 Steffen Silvis

Black/Blue

ART's attempt to import the British Blue/Orange winds up stuck in customs.


Theater
Shaw once said, "England and America are two countries divided by a common language." The latter part of Artists Repertory Theatre's season has done much to prove the point, as evinced in its producti ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 Steffen Silvis
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