Every time someone tells me what I
shouldn’t eat, I reach for the revolving lazy Susan. Far too often the
food police are joyless scolds or dieters in disguise—people of the
upper quartile w
Believe it or not, you can find four versions of cevapi in the Portland area.
Food Reviews & Stories
Bosnia’s national food is a negotiated peace. Cevapi
(cheh-VOPP-ee) is a comfort food for a long day’s drinking and watching
soccer, made with ingredients from all the cultures that colonized
A national champ track racer talks about velodrome terror and the House of Pain.
Aside from the 12,000 screaming Germans, it looks like a remarkably well-behaved version of The Road Warrior.
“You ride [your bicycle] behind a very large motorcycle,” says
Portlander Zak Kova
Bike Central and Ti Cycles
15707 NW McNamee Road; ticycles.com,
621-9670; bike-central.com, 227-4439. Ti Cycles by appointment, Bike
Central 11 am-3 pm Wednesday-Saturday and by appoi
Oregon’s most intense road ride is a rite of passage.
About 10 miles into the Ronde PDX ride, every cyclist hits the wall.
The wall is called Northwest Brynwood Lane, and it’s a
monster: a relentless hill over a quarter-mile long that tops out
Movie Reviews & Stories
Imagine a movie written entirely by focus groups in Portland, Brooklyn and Silver Lake. In Chef,
Jon Favreau plays an all-star cuisinier who’s stymied by his
corporately conservative, Dustin Hof
Food Cart Reviews
If you are what you eat, Berliners are
made of currywurst. The homegrown flavor of postwar Berlin is Herta
Heuwer’s patented sauce of English curry, Worcestershire sauce and
Despite its generic brick, hardwood and neutral-green décor, Carmella’s (1320 SE Water Ave., 232-1633, carmellaswines.com)
reveals unexpected comforts. And unexpected strangeness. Bedford will
Food Cart Reviews
Foie gras is like steroids for meat
flavor: shamelessly fatty and mildly illicit, so effective it feels like
cheating. In Tokyo, Wendy’s puts foie gras on a hamburger. French
burger chain Quic