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