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Cheap Eats 2014


Cheap Eats
From the Editor Portland is a great place to be a cheapskate. Each year, we put out our Cheap Eats guide to the best restaurants in Portland with dinners under $15 and lunches under $10, and ea   More
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Bison Went Unmilked

7 things you didn’t know about local cheese, courtesy of Tami Parr’s new book.


Books
1. Cheese as you know it literally couldn’t exist here before European settlement. Cows and goats are not native to North America, and were brought by Europeans. The Europeans also introduced o   More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Block’s


Food Reviews & Stories
You’d never expect it from the outside of this Southeast Clinton Street storefront, but Block’s is devoted mostly to grandma-era New York Jewish lunch and brunch fare. It’s the stuff of la   More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Huckleberry Pub: Grandma’s Watching Her Stories


Bar Reviews
The little upstairs bar at Huckleberry Pub (2327 NW Kearney St., 228-5553, huckleberrypub.com) has the feeling of a mountain refuge. Not just because we visited this wood-toned space in a converte   More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Daddy Mojo’s: Detroit, What?


Bar Reviews
Daddy Mojo’s (1501 NE Fremont St., 282-0956) is the closest Portland will ever get to a Detroit bar. At least, this is what an enthusiastic Motor City friend tells me while touting the sports    More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Hotseat: William T. Vollmann

Suspected Unabomber/National Book Award-winning novelist on Big Brother’s incompetence.


Q & A
As a journalist, William T. Vollmann has traveled with the anti-Soviet mujahideen in Afghanistan. He has lived for a year as a homeless rail-jumper, smoked crack and frequented prostitutes. He    More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Beer Guide 2014: Food & Brew

Restaurants with great beer.


Beer Guide
Wildwood  1221 NW 21st Ave., 248-9663, wildwoodrestaurant.com. Wildwood’s not merely a fine restaurant serving fine beer; it’s easily the best beer bar anywhere near its Northwest ’hood   More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE, MARTIN CIZMAR

Beer Guide 2014: Kindred Spirits

Hometown spirits to pair with hometown beer.


Beer Guide
McMenamins Father-Son Campout McMenamins’ barrel-aging program offers a rare treat: father-daughter picnics. Hogshead Whiskey was distilled from a McMenamins beer base; pair it with beer, such    More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Almost Legal

A look at possible pot measures for Oregon voters in 2014.


News Stories
2012 REDUX: THE CANNABIS TAX ACT Initiative 22: Supercedes existing laws governing cannabis (marijuana); creates commission to regulate cultivation, processing, sale of cannabis. Who’s behind    More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Willy Vlautin, The Free

She healed my leg, and then my heart.


Books
When WW asked author Willy Vlautin in 2010 what he was working on, he said he was writing a “nurse novel.” You know, kind of like Hemingway did with A Farewell to Arms. Alongside the penny W   More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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