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Listen Up Philip

Schwartzman unbound.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Oh, the bittersweet deliciousness of being an asshole. Listen Up Philip revels in it. Director Alex Ross Perry has said in interviews that his film is an amalgamated homage to Philip Roth, and t   More
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Pono Farm Soul Kitchen


Food Reviews & Stories
Pono Farm Soul Kitchen is like a Star Wars prequel: You show up in Hollywood, heart on your sleeve, ready to love it. And what’s not to like about Pono Farm? It’s a Japanese “soul food   More
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Blue Room

Sex and death.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Like the Black Lodge in Twin Peaks, the blue room is everywhere in The Blue Room. At least, it's everywhere that French director Mathieu Amalric (who starred in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly)    More
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Sup Broder

Chef Derek Hanson’s excellent new dinner menu at Broder Nord shows the lighter side of Scandinavia.


Food Reviews & Stories
Sweden isn’t all heavy food and revenge killing, whatever you’ve seen in the movies. Dinner service quietly died in August at Scandinavian bruncherie Broder Nord, but it was revived in Septe   More
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Hotseat: John Summers

The Baffler editor says Portlanders should pack their bags.


Books
Back in the ’90s, Thomas Frank’s Baffler magazine was a cleansing hatebath lampooning both capitalist doublespeak and squishy liberalism, the rare publication to be both smart and funny amid    More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Drink Mobile

How beer helped save the food-cart phenomenon.


Food Reviews & Stories
Tidbit Food Farm and Garden doesn’t look much like the apocalypse. It’s a sunny afternoon, and Portland’s newest food-cart pod—with 20 eateries, a mobile apothecary and a school bus sell   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bamboo Sushi: Restaurant Guide 2014


Restaurant Guide
836 NW 23rd Ave., 310 SE 28th Ave., 971-229-1925, 232-5255, bamboosushi.com [DOLPHIN SAFEST] Bamboo Northwest is probably the only sushi house that always smells like ice c   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Cocotte: Restaurant Guide 2014


Restaurant Guide
2930 NE Killingsworth St., 227-2669, cocottepdx.com [CULINARY BALZAC] The best seats at Cocotte are at the bar. The French-doored, French-inspired bistro is a little fussy    More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Coppia: Restaurant Guide 2014


Restaurant Guide
417 NW 10th Ave., 295-9536, coppiaportland.com [LOVE BITES] At Coppia, the Dutch-modernist lamp on the wall doesn't merely radiate light, it has radial light tubes to show   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Davenport: Restaurant Guide 2014


Restaurant Guide
2215 E Burnside St., 236-8747, davenportpdx.com [COMFY CONTINENTAL] Inside the open kitchen at Davenport, longtime Portland chef Kevin Gibson presides over the restaurant w   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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