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Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana

Welcome to the new age of weed porn.


Potlander
Sure, pot coffee-table book Green (Chronicle, 400 pages, $30) is subtitled A Field Guide to Marijuana, but that’s kind of like calling a Victoria’s Secret catalog a field guide to women. Green i   More
 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Pow to the People

Kung Pow dresses up and gets down with American Chinese.


Food Reviews & Stories
When you see the dragon on that takeout menu, you know what you’re in for. Not to mention the exclamatory name (Kung POW!, a typography our copy editors won’t allow in our paper outside of these p   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Salt & Straw's New Street-Food-Based Ice Creams


Food Reviews & Stories
On paper, it looks wonderful. Ice-cream collaborations from some of our favorite food carts—Nong’s Khao Man Gai, Wolf and Bear’s, Viking Soul Food—available all June as seasonal flavors. Thing   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Shift Drinks: Bar Review

Quittin' time.


Bar Reviews
The West End’s Shift Drinks (1200 SW Morrison St., 922-3933, shiftdrinkspdx.com) is a dog whistle, named after the free booze that service staffers get after they punch out. Because, yes, Portland c   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Water Falling

Cliff jumps and high dives near portland.


Summer Guide
 When I was a child, manhood came at age 12. This was when I was first allowed to plummet from the 20-foot high dive at the Oregon City pool, thus proving my mastery of both fear and death. But i   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE, Adrienne So, AP KRYZA

Cider Riot: Portland's Three Newest Cider Bars


Bar Reviews
The cider bar is having a moment. When Southeast Portland’s Bushwhacker opened in 2010, its eight taps made it the only dedicated cider bar in the nation. But now, even Sasquatch Brewing has   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Seek Cider

Experience Oregon Cider Week June 18 to 28.


Summer Guide
Oregon Cider Week will kick off the summer from June 18 to 28, and it’s huge, with 50 cideries pouring at Cider Summit PDX, plus a multitude of cider tap takeovers and cider pairing dinners. Here ar   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Sausage Festival

Who has the best hot dogs in Portland?


Summer Guide
In the pages of Portland Monthly or The Oregonian, you’ll read it: The Year of the Hot Dog. Mostly this is the result of a Stray Dogs hot-dog pop-up (currently on hiatus) featuring foie gras on a sa   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Summer Guide 2015


Summer Guide
Last year’s was the hottest on record, and this June we’re flirting daily with 90 degrees. Outdoor pools in outer Powell are full on weekdays, a week before summer has officially begun. Soon, the    More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Near and Queer

Our favorite gay bars in Portland.


Culture Features
Sure, the gay/queer dance nights at mixed-orientation bars may have become where the party and booty’s at in Portland—the ever-popular indie-dance parties of Rotture’s Blow Pony and Holo   More
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 JAMES HELMSWORTH, MATTHEW KORFHAGE, AMY WOLFE
 

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