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Capture or Asylum

Chuck Palahniuk’s Fugitives and Refugees 10 Years Later.


Cover Story
In junior high, they give you To Kill a Mockingbird. In high school, it’s The Catcher in the Rye. In Texas, we presume, they give you a Bible and a gun. In Portland, sooner or later most new arr   More
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Summer Guide 2013: Killing Me Softly

A hunter’s kid seeks the true meaning of farm-to-table.


Featured Stories
There is already blood on the ground when I arrive at Camas Davis’ Southwest Portland backyard. It pools into the pores of a decorative rock and dribbles onto the soil. The blood is too bright a   More
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Church: Come All Ye Faithful


Bar Reviews
The sign in front of Church (2600 NE Sandy Blvd., 206-8962, churchbarpdx.com) says “Eat. Drink. Repent,” but they’ve got it all wrong. If you’re Catholic, at least—the borrowing place fo   More
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

A Hill of Beans

Levant has a strong pitch, bats .350.


Food Reviews & Stories
Levant, chef Scott Snyder’s new Buckman restaurant in a former bakery, is a staid dining hall of warm wood, hot brick and neutral walls that seem to buff the room’s sound into a soft cushion o   More
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Tarad Thai


Food Reviews & Stories
Tarad Thai’s interior looks like a ’70s Chiang Mai bodega designed by Hollywood, a home away from home to Viet-vet expats who moved to the Thai countryside to find their souls. And it is ind   More
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Market Guide 2013: Introduction


Cover Story
From the Editor In this Market Guide, we’re making a few assumptions. We figure you know where you get your daily bread and your weekly milk (or rice milk, as the case may be). The decision to do    More
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Kargi Gogo


Food Cart Reviews
Perhaps in keeping with their precarious geography, located at the Asian-European border between Turkey and Russia, Georgians are known both for their quick hospitality and equal speed at giving   More
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Gary Greenberg, The Book of Woe

Crazy for claims forms.


Books
As a defense mechanism, the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders was equal parts identification and repression. Having weathered a decade of attacks from the    More
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

My Children! My Africa! (Profile Theatre)

Starts with sugar, ends with meat.


Performance
For the first 45 minutes of Profile Theatre’s My Children! My Africa!, you may think a latter-day Mr. Chips has single-handedly defeated the entire edifice of 1980s-era South African apartheid w   More
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout: Know Your Sausage

Jawohl! Maifest, Germany’s oldest sausage party, is here.


Headout
Oktoberfest gets a lot of column inches—the legislated purity of Bavarian beer, the goofy hats, the giant urinal troughs—while Maifest always gets short shrift. And who does not excite himse   More
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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