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Future Drinking: Nov. 14-17.

Yet another craft distillery, and Nostrana alum to open Asian restaurant and bar


Yet another craft distillery is coming to town! Industrial Row Distillery has applied for a license at 645 N Tillamook St.Now here's a business name: Sweatpants Corporation, the business identity of Nostrana Sous Chef Johanna Ware, has applied to open    More
Friday, November 18, 2011 by BEN WATERHOUSE

Lutz Tavern: Happy Returns

Bar Reviews
In its previous life—which ended last year after 63 years—Lutz Tavern (4639 SE Woodstock Blvd., 774-0353) was known nationally as the bar where hipsters discovered Pabst Blue Ribbon. It was a    More
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Food Cart Review: Sok Sab Bai

Food Cart Reviews
Of the 30-plus countries the U.S. has bombed since World War II, is any less known than Cambodia? (Perhaps Grenada or Laos?) Beyond Angkor Wat and the Killing Fields, the kingdom of the Khmer re   More
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Mr. Darcy Dreamboat (Push Leg)

An ardent reader pines for Fitzwilliam.

Some books should come with warning labels. Not for the vulgarity or political dangerousness of their content, but because they are too damn well written. Once you read a really great book, it can   More
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: Nov. 7-10

This week's liquor license applications


Several interesting applications this week:

The speedy team of Daniel Roy, Justin Akins and Kenny Hill have already applied to reopen the just-shuttered Guild Public House, this time with a full liquor license, live music and coin-operated games. Let's hope they have bet...   More
Thursday, November 10, 2011 by BEN WATERHOUSE

Hotseat: Hari Kondabolu

hari kondabolu

In advance of comedian Hari Kondabolu's performance tonight at The Woods, I called up the 29-year-old Queens native to talk about English racism, the Occupy movement and his two upcoming pilots.WW: Hello! How are ya?Hari Kondabolu: I am lying on a mattress in my ...   More
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 by BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: Oct. 31-Nov. 3.


82nd Avenue's Main Street Restaurant and Lounge has closed. Taking its place is Saigon Pearl Restaurant & Lounge, a Vietnamese bar with pool and video poker.

Solar-powered, vegan burger cart Off the Griddle is ...   More
Thursday, November 3, 2011 by BEN WATERHOUSE

Revenge of the Electric Car

Chris Paine would like to sell you a Tesla.

Movie Reviews & Stories
It’s back. No, not the practical, affordable consumer electric car—despite the claims made in Chris Paine’s Who Killed the Electric Car?, such a thing had never really existed. No, the most prom   More
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Bar Carlo: Carlo’s Rosy

Bar Reviews
Thanks to a recent remodel, Bar Carlo (6433 SE Foster Road, 771-1664, barcarlo.com) is no longer an egregious misnomer. While the four-year-old brunch joint is still only tenuously a bar—the place   More
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Noodle Western

Wafu walks a fine line between fatty and finicky.

Food Reviews & Stories
Wafu, the new Japanese-inspired restaurant from chef Trent Pierce, is intimidating. The dining room is a long, spare concrete corridor, with dark oaken tables, walls and bar, white paper light fixt   More
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE
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