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Pix Patisserie: Champagne Wishes


Bar Reviews
Near cases bursting with a rainbow of decadent macarons and $3 eau de vie-filled chocolates, patrons at the new Pix Patisserie location (2225 E Burnside St., 271-7166, pixpatisserie.com) can sift th   More
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

La Sangucheria


Food Cart Reviews
Whatever the country’s culinary variety of multilayered causa or thick-brothed casuella, in Peru sandwiches rule the city streets. At night, lines form around the block at sangucherias that are some   More
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Les Misérables

More of a nightmare than a dream.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Tom Hooper’s Les Misérables lives up to its name. With the exception of about 10 minutes, the nearly three-hour film is an endless wallow in the fields of squalor, filth, chancre and herpes.    More
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

No More Year 2012

This year in gratuitous party themes.


Featured Stories
New Year’s Eve events are always a little bit falsely inflated; they’re the party equivalent of a real-estate bubble that bursts at about the same time as your liver. The bar parties usually   More
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Karen Brooks’ Brutal Youth

The Mighty Gastropolis author wasn’t always such a Portland cheerleader.


Books
Karen Brooks’ new Portland-dining book, The Mighty Gastropolis (Chronicle, 256 pages, $24.95), is a torrid love affair with Portland   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

24th and Meatballs


Food Reviews & Stories
With all the attention paid to Kevin Cavenaugh’s micro restaurant pod, the Ocean, at Northeast 24th Avenue and Glisan Street, it would be easy to assume the concept is more important than what's   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Cathedral Park Kitchen: Ginned-Up Cafe


Bar Reviews
In a no-frills space designed as a lunchroom for office workers at the old Columbia Sportswear factory in St. Johns, an odd surprise: some of the best cocktails in Portland. Cathedral Park Kitchen   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Drank: Maui Mango Passion (Lanilai)


Drank
This Portland-made “relaxation drink,” if one takes the innuendo on Lanilai’s website at face value, will help you live longer, reduce joint pain, sleep better, attain the heights of menta   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Zadie Smith, NW

Taking the Northwest London passage.


Books
With each new novel, acclaimed British author Zadie Smith seems as if she’s reacting violently against the one before it. After the exuberant prose and plot of her sprawling, Rushdian debut, W   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

2012 Holiday Gift Guide, Vol. 2

Nice Things for Naughty People


Featured Stories
In our first Holiday Gift Guide, we directed you to some downright pleasant local stores, where you might putter around aimlessly and endlessly to find gifts for the various people in your life�   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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