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Mitch Shults bikes to Hillsboro and back every day, packing heat.


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Mitch Shults pedals to work on a bicycle that costs much as a Harley but couldn't keep pace with a Vespa. Still, the 45-year-old Intel consultant happily trudges back and forth an hour and 10 minutes ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Mike Thelin

Look Out! Portland Named World's 46th Best City To Live


Okay—let's get this straight. Portland has never won an award for best nightlife or cultural amenities—but Portland is one of the world's best places to pitch your tent, say the experts. The revered Mercer Human Resource Consulting    More
 
Friday, April 6, 2007 by Mike Thelin

Go Gabe Go! Rucker of Le Pigeon Named Among Best New Chefs


Now America knows what Portland already knew--that Gabriel Rucker is the man. He's made Food and Wine Magazine's annual list of Best New Chefs, and at age 26, Rucker just happens to be ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 by Mike Thelin

CHEAP EATS: The Perfect Portland Takeout Plate


Special Section Stories
This is a shout-out to the shitass broke. Don't front—you wouldn't be reading Cheap Eats if you had any green stuff. However, being light on dough doesn't mean you can't chow down like the more ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 Mike Thelin

Gaya Gaya

The soy-honeyed, Iron & Wine-loving Mel's Diner of sushi restaurants.


Food Reviews & Stories
Gaya Gaya Sushi is the Mel's Diner of Portland sushi restaurants. The petite joint on West Burnside is a friendly place, full of neighborhood regulars who come to chow on generous portions of Japanese ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2007 Mike Thelin

Ten 01 Chef Gonzo—Adam Berger at the Wheel


After a couple of damning reviews (get the whole back story here), Ten 01 co-owner Adam Berger insists that changes are being made and that the restaurant is moving forward. As rumored on portlandfoodanddrink.com this past weekend, chef de cuisine Eddi...   More
 
Tuesday, March 20, 2007 by Mike Thelin

Wanna See the View from the John Ross Penthouse?


As reported in Sunday's Oregonian, few have seen the view from the 31st-story John Ross penthouse in the South Waterfront district. Well, call us special, Willamette Week was lucky enough to ...   More
 
Monday, March 19, 2007 by Mike Thelin

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
PDX food writers can be a self-congratulatory lot: quick to tout Portland as a coffee haven on the merits of Stumptown Coffee and the Albina Press while overlooking the fact that lackluster brews�sometimes from the very cafes that use Stumptown beans�are still all too common in this Rose City. B   More
 
Sunday, March 18, 2007 Mike Thelin

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
Buried under steaming bowls of pho, gigantic burritos and other dishes we've embraced as comfort food is a lost cuisine: traditional American. Unpretentious and simple by nature, biscuits, meatloaf and other stick-to-your-ribs dishes are often absent from our urbane lives. Enter the Blueplate Lunch    More
 
Saturday, March 17, 2007 Mike Thelin

Meatlovers Rejoice! Viande Gets Bigger, Other Profound Stuff




Ben Dyer, Jason Owens and Company have leased a space the size of a single-family home (1,400 sf) adjacent to Simpatica in the Pine Street Studios Building. Undertakings will include more of the usual sausage, pepperoni and pates that Viande...   More
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007 by Mike Thelin
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