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Cheap Eats 2006 - The World... On Five Bucks A Day

A 10-Stop Cart-ography of earthly delights.


Food Reviews & Stories
"[W]hen the days are growing shorter and the multicolored lamps are lighted all at once at the doors of the food stalls...from a terrace a woman's voice cries ooh!" —Italo CalvinoPortland's worl ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 29, 2006 Tim Duroche

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Decked out in what can best be described as ecumenical indie-kitsch, this Woodstock staple has a homey campus vibe and an earnest staff. Not as menacingly rich as you might think, the Southern fare notches points on down-home items like Catfish Bites ($8) with a fairly subtle aioli and r�moulade,    More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Tim Duroche

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Alem Gebrehiwot's eatery is hands down the king (and queen) of Ethiopian restaurants. From the poetic and complexly spiced alicha tibssi kintti-shara, a miracle stew of beef and mushrooms ($11.95) to the rich vegetarian sampler plate ($9 per person)�a kaleidoscopic array of chickpeas, lentils, uns   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Tim Duroche

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
This Tuscan-themed cafe's decor is a tad on the wacky side (simulated Italianate stone and an enormous ersatz olive tree) but hits the gustatory spot when it comes to things like the turkey with tomato, mozzarella, artichoke lemon pesto Toscano panini ($7.95, including side pasta salad), Umbria insa   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Tim Duroche

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
The ever-growing empire known as Pho Van is one of the best portals for first discovering the crisp, refreshing sweet-sour-spicy-salty panoply of Vietnamese cuisine. The place is known for its luscious noodle soups (like the beef-rich pho bo at the original 82nd Avenue noodlehouse, $8), but other su   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Tim Duroche

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Juco Ayala's Uruapan is a shrine for those seeking either authenticity or a Mexican meal-deal. From the massive burritos ($4), tacos ($1) to the tortas ($4) and quesadillas ($4.50)with pastor, pollo, lengua, etc., you name itto the fantastic salsa verde, here you will eat like the king of the corr   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Tim Duroche

Three's A Charm

The Portland Jazz Festival gets daring. It's about time.


Featured Stories
Now in its third year, the Portland Jazz Festival has done something unexpected. No longer content with the mainstream formula that nurtured it, the 10-day festival is acting out and flexing some musc ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2006 Tim Duroche

Rob Scheps Nov. 25, 26 And 30

Bicoastal composer/clinician/bandleader returns in frontier-justice style.


Music Stories
[JAZZ] Jazz is missing a manifesto. We need someone to step up and cry "fire!" in a crowded martini bar—someone to echo the words of the great futuro-fascist FT Marinetti: "We shall sing of the ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2005 Tim Duroche

Playing The Changes

Portland's barely legal boppers lead the way to a new jazz.


Featured Stories
"Talk to young jazz players and many will still tell you to make it you've got to go to [NYC] and try to get gigs—you come to grips with Miles Davis, come to grips with the evolution of the lang ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 2, 2005 Tim Duroche

Bonerama Saturday, Sept. 24

Portland welcomes New Orleans trombones to lead the charge for hurricane relief.


Music Stories
[JAZZ] One of the many devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina has undoubtedly been the catastrophic loss of much of New Orleans' cultural history, victim to flood-waters wiped out relics, buildings, ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 Tim Duroche
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