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Food Cart Review: Robb’s Really Good Food

Food Cart Reviews
“The cart was an accident,” says Robb Sloan. A tall, muscular man with a gentle demeanor, Sloan grew up in San Diego and moved to Oregon two years ago to work at a nursery.   More
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Esperanza Spalding Wins Best New Artist Grammy


Diehard fans of that cherubic Canadian waif Justin Bieber are outraged that the singer lost the Best New Artists Grammy award to    More
Monday, February 14, 2011 by BEN WATERHOUSE

Opera Theater Oregon Debuts Opera Comic

Cogen 2

Arts & Books
Opera Theater Oregon has produced a novel tie-in for its latest reinterpretation of a classic opera. The company teamed up with Dan Schaefer, a local animator and comic and storyboard artist whose credits include Teen Age Mutant Ninja Turtles and Batman, to create a companion comic book for   More
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 by BEN WATERHOUSE

Futura (Portland Center Stage)

Beware Jeff Bezos!

Jordan Harrison’s dystopic sci-fi drama takes its name from Paul Renner’s sans-serif typeface, employed by Volkswagen, HP and, until recently, IKEA, but its subject is more PMN Caecilia, the default font on the Kindle.    More
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Call board: Lakewood holds auditions for The Secret Garden, Boeing-Boeing

Arts & Books
 Lakewood Theatre Co. is holding auditions for two musicals this month: Boeing-Boing Feb. 19 and The Secret Garden Feb. 26-27. Want to be a singing stewardess or inquisitive adolescent? Details below the cut.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 by BEN WATERHOUSE

Home To Roost

Why aren’t you eating here?

Food Reviews & Stories
Maybe you’ve noticed Roost from the fogged window of the Line 15 bus—a bright white cave, gleaming in the night, a table or two of diners like animals on display. Maybe you’ve wondered what   More
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

The Wonderful World Of Dissocia (Third Rail)

Maureen Porter in the realms of the unreal.

To call this bizarre comedy by English playwright Anthony Neilson a departure from Third Rail Rep’s usual fare is inadequate. The first act of The Wonderful World of Dissocia contains   More
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

We Really Want To Give You Free Drinks

Pok Pok Bloody Mary

Food & Drink
In last week's Drink guide, I issued a challenge to our readers: name the bars where 12 photos were taken and win gift c...   More
Monday, January 31, 2011 by BEN WATERHOUSE

Former Ten 01 Pastry Chef Jeff McCarthy Now At Tabla

Flourless Chocolate Cake Ten 01

Food & Drink
There were many, many reasons to mourn when Ten 01 closed at the beginning of January. The restaurant had among the best waiters, bartenders and kitchen staff in town, an excellent happy hour and confit duck wings in hot sauce, among other delights. But the real blow, ...   More
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 by BEN WATERHOUSE

Drink 2011: Introduction

Bar Guide
 It’s been really miserable out there, don’t you think? The rain’s a little heavier and colder than usual, and every time the clouds part the temperature drops. SAD looms.   More
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE
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