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Organics, glamour and shine


z-Miss Dish
GENTLE READERS, Quicker than you can suck a tapioca ball through a straw comes the food news of the day, such as...A new restaurant called Aesop's Tables, trafficking in organic fare, has opened ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Licensed to Grill

At Ginya Japanese Grill you have to work for your dinner.


Food Reviews & Stories
A recent piece in the New York Times celebrated what it calls "the new dinner theater," a resurgence of the kind of old-school dining where tableside service flamboyantly takes on a Cirque du Sole ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

PIMPING YOURSELF TO MEDIA WHORES

or: how can i get ink for my band?


Special Section Stories
INDEX INTERNATIONAL DJ SUPERSTARDOM: A Buyer's Guide PORTLAND GEAR SHOPS: A Directory START ANNOYING BOOKING AGENTS TODAY: How to Get Shows THE CLUBS: Where They Are, Who They Are RECORDI ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Kissed by Schmaltz


z-Miss Dish
GENTLE READERS, Jewish cookbooks often seem to sigh and drop into several categories: 1) Things my dearly departed bubbe used to cook. 2) The history of the Jewish people--with recipes! 3) Going ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

heeb:the new jew review


Books
heeb (Vol. 1, No. 1, 68 pages, $4.50)Sometimes a magazine comes along and perfectly mirrors the zeitgeist--The New Yo70s and Sassy during the 1990s come to mind. Heeb, which calls itself "the N ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

True West

Dirty Blonde is a play about losing yourself in another person to figure out who you are--and it's also about Mae West.


Theater
It's easy to mistake Dirty Blonde as just a play about Mae West and the people who love her. It is about those things, but it's also about transformation, creativity and identity--themes that seem ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Grocery Lists


z-Miss Dish
Many of you have heard about the new Whole Foods on Burnside that's straddling the Pearl as anchor tenant in the brewery blocks development. Some of you may have questions about this super-deluxe ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

WW's Writing Contest Scandal Revealed!

Not since the bout between Norman Mailer and a bunch of feminist writers has the literary world gotten so snarky.


Books
In the Mailbox this week, you'll find an announcement from three judges involved in Willamette Week's recent writing contest, stating their displeasure with our process of picking a winner. Myrl ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Consider le tigre

Swipe these three term-paper topics about a thesis-friendly band.


Music Stories
Le Tigre leaves rock herstorians (and the emo boys who love them) wondering--just where do I stand in relation to LeTigre's axis of upheaval? Indeed, few bands lend themselves to high-brow theoriz ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Hooked on Pizza

The Greatest Hits of Portland Pies by Today's Original Artists!


Special Section Stories
You've enjoyed the mellow gold of Hooked on Soft Rock, a record that sold 35.6 billiongazillion worldwide and featured snippets of AM lite-radio favorites stitched together in soundbite-like morse ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks
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