In Oregon, food goes south to make money. Sizzle Pie,
Voodoo Doughnut and Mio Sushi have all cashed in on Portland cachet to
serve Eugene’s college kids and street activists. Rarely do Eugene’
Plus Yard House finally filed a liquor license at the mall.
Our sorta weekly roundup of gossip about new openings and change-ups in the bar and restaurant biz, courtesy of OLCC license applications:Remember that supper club that started in November with chef Ian Wilson, sommelier Tyler Hauptman and server and cocktail dude ...
Kevin Gibson’s new restaurant is a paragon of refined simplicity.
Food Reviews & Stories
Everything about Davenport is quiet. But the new East
Burnside Street restaurant from former Evoe chef Kevin Gibson and wine
expert Kurt Heilemann, ensconced in the cozy former June space, started
Tucked behind a lighted garage housing bicycles built for 12, the BrewCycle touring company’s new Pearl District BrewStop (1425 NW Flanders St., 971-400-5950)
is a cleanly cut zigzag of a bar in h
There’s a bit of a vogue in mushroom pickers. From Burkhard Bilger’s picaresque 2007 piece in The New Yorker
to a photo essay published this year on Slate.com that might as well
have been fund
Food Cart Reviews
After dark, as the eateries begin to close and dim, the
sprawling Carts on Foster lot begins to look less like a food pod and
more like a spooky trailer park—the sort of backwater roadside spot
A beach in the middle of Portland? Will Levenson wants
three of them. Until a couple of years ago, it would have been a
ridiculous thought: Regular sewage overflows had Portlanders viewing the
The world’s most expensive publicly auctioned painting arrived in Portland on Dec. 20. But who owns it?
The most famous Pacific Northwest mysteries have often
involved serial killers. But our city’s current whodunit is about
something we’re much less known for: a great deal of money.
Food Cart Reviews
The Maine Street Lobster cart is a mess of improbable. A
streetside lobster seller might be normal at a wharf in the other
Portland, where the beast actually exists, but here it’s a logistical
David O. Russell’s brilliant American Hustle finds truth in the con.
Movie Reviews & Stories
Director David O. Russell’s vision of America has always
been Winesburg, Ohio, hopped up on trucker speed: a place of frantic
grotesques distorted by their own need. In his new film, American Hu