580 SW 12th Ave., 621-9251; 3808 N Williams Ave., 621-1400 (Tasty N Sons); tastyntasty.com.
From Toro Bravo to Tasty N Sons and now Tasty N Alder,
John Gorham has made a career out of never h
926 NW 10th Ave., 841-5463, yamasushiandsakebar.com.
[AVOID THE BLOWFISH]
Yama means “mountain” in Japanese, on the face of it a bewildering name
for a sushi restaurant. But Yama is also the
It’s 11 in the morning, six hours
before dinner service begins, and Trent Pierce is already three hours
into his workday. In the open kitchen of his tiny avant-seafood
restaurant, Roe, tucked
Movie Reviews & Stories
It’s easy to forget this while hanging at an average
Portland cafe, but America is scary as hell. Especially if you’re a
You probably already know the story behind the new T
Alberta Street party dive The Nest, which was
destroyed in a fire last year (the sole evacuee was a cat, which
firefighters treated with oxygen), inspired virulent loyalty among its
Stuff to help you enjoy riding your bike for the six wet months to come.
Photos by Misha Ashton mooreThere’s a lot to be said for biking in the rain. Sure,
Portland’s winter skies are gray and leaky and the sun falls behind the
West Hills so, so fast. On the othe
MusicFiona Apple hated being in Portland, and it's all your fault, Portland. Or at the very least, she called her concert at the Newmark Theater on Thursday, Oct. 3, "a historically stupid night." Why? As reported by WW contributor Robert Ham for the More
Rough-cut Mexican restaurant Prehispanica still excels in places.
Food Reviews & Stories
Just one block south of Tasty n Alder and
across from Saint Cupcake, at the dusty frontier of the past year’s
West End restaurant boom, lies something vanishingly rare in Portland:
Back in April, WW’s Bar Guide passingly mentioned Red Star Tavern (503 SW Alder St., 222-0005, redstartavern.com)
as a “Red Robin with much nicer things.” The bar and grill for the
Click on image for a larger version!ILLUSTRATION: Heather BlackGO: The Wordstock Festival
writers’ panels are at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin
Luther King Jr. Blvd., wordstockfesti