The Cascade Festival of African Films expands our cinematic horizons.
Africa is not a continent terrifically well known for its
cinema: The money isn’t really there, and many of its countries are
constantly in violent flux. But that very instability and unfamiliarit
“What can I get nice people today?” This is Muhamed Mujcic-Mufko, owner of 4-4-2, a new Bosnian soccer bar he’s opened up in his old Taste of Europe market space on Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard.
The Spare Room—as its name helpfully implies—was once a bowling alley,
but has become in the meantime the cavernous clearinghouse for every
single old, true, good feeling of the Killingsworth-Fremont district, a
repository for the contentedly lost and literary-articulate America
that Tom Waits always sang about.
On the cynical face of it, it is unsurprising that Tom Rachman’s debut novel, The Imperfectionists (The Dial, 288 pages, $15), has been a darling among the newspaper and magazine press over this ...
French-Asian chef Kevin Shikami makes friends with PDX at Kin.
Food Reviews & Stories
It is probably a testament to the extreme saturation of Portland’s food scene (or, even more likely, to its happily provincial insularity) that a one-time Food & Wine magazine top new chef— ...