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Donut Byte Labs: Doughnut Review


Food Reviews & Stories
We have met our new mini-doughnut robot overlord, and its name is Donut Byte Labs. Look, I love me some Pip's robot-made mini-doughnuts straight off the boiler—luscious cake    More
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bar Review: Fortune Bar


Bar Reviews
MUSICAL CHAIRS: First there was Ping, and it was good. But after the Pok Pok spinoff closed to “expand” at the end of 2012, it instead went dark for good, finally reviving in April 2014 as Ea   More
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Loyal Legion Reopening Tomorrow, July 17

The 99-tap bar opened last week, then closed this week. It'll open again.

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Well that didn't take long. Loyal Legion, Kurt Huffman's 99-tap Oregon beer bar in the Central Eastside at 705 SE 6th St., will be back open for business tomorrow, July 17.The bar opened July 10 to much fanfare and a line stretching around the block. On one of the longest bars in Portland, you couldn't even find a seat.But as of Tuesday, July 14,    More
 
Thursday, July 16, 2015 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Best of Portland 2015


Cover Story
It’s been 30 years since our first Best of Portland issue.  On Sept. 12, 1985, the very first Best of Portland item we ever printed was about a land-use hearings officer named   More
 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Summer Lovin’

The pop-up romance with Lil’ Wares’ General Tso sandwich will be short but intense.


Food Reviews & Stories
Like a new love born at Coachella, Lil’ Wares was never meant to last. Consider it a summer fling, equal parts exciting and doomed. When the quaint Red Fig restaurant closed down this spring on No   More
 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Dusk ’Til Dawn: Casa Diablo II, Bar Review

Seitan in Sellwood


Bar Reviews
There is no menu at Portland’s newest vegan strip club. Sure, you can get animal-free nachos or cleaned-up Sloppy Joe's, but you’ll have to get your dining options read out loud b   More
 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Drank: Revelation Mountain Rose (Reverend Nat’s)


Drank
Reverend Nat’s Revelation series is to cider what single malts are to whiskey. Every year, Nat’s ferments the juice of particular apples to make a set of single-varietal ciders, whether Siberian c   More
 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Isaac Brock On Portland: "What a collection of human turds."

The Modest Mouse frontman tells Poland about the dark side of weirdness.

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Isaac Brock and Modest Mouse just played the Heineken-sponsored Open'er music festival in Gdynia, a little Baltic port town in Poland best known for the Heineken-sponsored Open'er music festival, which also featured Mumford & Sons, a band that is the musical equivalent of Heineken.Anyway, the Poles were super excited to know about Portland. Via Isaac Brock, this is what the people...   More
 
Thursday, July 2, 2015 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Culmination: Bar Review


Bar Reviews
LAGERED BREWERY: The story of Culmination Brewing (2117 NE Oregon St., 353-6368, culminationbrewing.com) reads more like slow accumulation than capstone. When the taphouse opened three months ago, the   More
 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Drank: Apple and Cinnamon Vodka (Wild Roots)


Drank
The world of “infused” vodkas is an awful place—a wasteland of rocket-fuel liquors spruced with car-freshener aromas. But Portland’s Wild Roots is one of the few liquor makers to use real frui   More
 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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