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Cheap Eats 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
The po’ boys are bland and the kindly service can be glacial. But this dimly lit Cajun restaurant and sports bar, stuffed in the back corner of a multi-ethnic strip mall on Southeast 82nd Avenue, is rightfully revered for its steaming vats of Louisiana mudbugs ($11 a pound) served swimming in    More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Cheap Eats 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
Don’t let the word-jumble name scare you off. I’m pretty sure it’s Korean for “badass comfort grub for all.” Push open the door of this strip mall hidey-hole and prepare for a bellyful of excellent homey Seoul standards, from sizzling tabletop barbecue to bibimbap, in a   More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Cheap Eats 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
If you’re looking for your standby green curry, head elsewhere. This date-friendly little North Mississippi Avenue Thai den looks like it was airdropped straight from a Bangkok alley (complete with recycled wood tables held up with rusty bike wheels and paintings of tuk tuks on the walls) and    More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Cheap Eats 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
Drippy, gloppy, oozy and deliciously wet: Nick and Sara Medici’s Northwest 21st Avenue restaurant and bar lives up to its name with a roster of serious, four-napkin sandwiches, the kind for which the bread is basically a yeasty sponge. Do not pass up the pulled-pork sandwich ($8.50), which sho   More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Cheap Eats 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
If you don’t have kids, borrow some for an afternoon trip to Roses, a time-warped ice cream shop and burger bar that feels like a far more delicious, non-corporate version of Dairy Queen. Everything looks and tastes old school in a good way, from the bubblegum-pink tables to the pleasantly ave   More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Off The Wall

A pair of local choreographers asks the Ford Building to dance.


Featured Stories
In the course of the past 96 years, the Ford Building has been an auto factory churning out Model T’s, a booze storage facility for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, a publishing company and ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Hot Chefs, Cheap Eats

A financial crisis never means having to say you’re hungry.


Special Section Stories
If you want to know a good, cheap place to grub, ask the people who spend 12 or 14 hours a day stuck in a kitchen. When you’re clockin’ that many hours at a stovetop, you have little patie ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Time Mag Asks: Is Stumptown the new Starbucks?




Okay, the answer to that question is HELL NO. Starbucks is all about cushy lifestyle porn. Stumptown is all about beans. (And the tight pants—Ed.) Still, the born-in-Portland, beloved-by-New Yorkers coffee roaster reached a new level of notoriety today when i...   More
 
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 by KELLY CLARKE

An Excellent Excuse to Stuff Your Face with Crepes and Whoppers Today




Wanna help Haiti relief efforts or raise cash for Doernbecher Children's Hospital? Feel free to get gluttonous without guilt today at adorable Japanese dessert house    More
 
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 by KELLY CLARKE

Battle Cry

Titans trivia for a clash of the trivia titans.


Headout
(For a larger version of the image, click on it!) IMAGE: Lukas KetnerMixing trivia with booze turns mere mortal Portlanders into crazy, knowledge-spewing monsters. No one knows this better than Shanno ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 KELLY CLARKE
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