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Bar Guide 2014: Red Fox


Bar Guide
Red Fox5128 N Albina Ave., 282-2934, redfoxpdx.com. 3 pm-1:30 am daily.Red Fox is a particular version of neighborhood bar. While the customers might come from anywhere, the bar has formed a neighborh   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bar Guide 2014: The Standard


Bar Guide
The Standard14 NE 22nd Ave., 233-4181, thestandardpdx.com. 3 pm-2:30 am daily.The Standard is what it says it is: a neighborhood standard. It is a well-lit, cheap-as-sin warehouse haunt with a Hamm’   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bar Guide 2014: Tiga


Bar Guide
Tiga1465 NE Prescott St., 288-5534, tigabar.com. 5 pm-late Monday-Saturday.Just across the parking lot from Sam Adams’ favorite cafe, Tiga is an oddly makeshift indie-crowd social hour: Rather than    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bar Guide 2014: Bunk Bar


Bar Guide
Bunk Bar1028 SE Water Ave., 328-2865, bunksandwiches.com/bunkbar. 11 am-10 pm Sunday-Monday, 11 am-midnight Tuesday-Thursday, 11-1 am Friday-Saturday.Call it mission creep. Bunk Sandwiches started out   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bar Guide 2014: Tonic Lounge


Bar Guide
Tonic Lounge3100 NE Sandy Blvd., 238-0543. 5 pm-2:30 am Monday-Saturday, 5 pm-12:30 am Sunday.Some places the circus comes to, some places it never leaves. Painted red and black like an old Stendhal r   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Hotseat: Julia Cooke, The Other Side of Paradise


Books
Cuba is the great unknown in America’s backyard, embargoed from both trade and direct travel. But during visits between 2008 and 2013, Portland-raised writer Julia Cooke talked to Havana’s p   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1

Still life with genitalia.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac contains nothing less than the future of movies: Celebrities and fashion models are digitally grafted onto the thrusting, interpenetrating genitalia of unknown porn   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

It’s Local Somewhere

The American Local is an intriguing blend of diner flavors.


Food Reviews & Stories
The American Local is neither American nor local—which is to say, it’s as American as it gets. Like Smallwares, which it mirrors on the Portland city map, this clean-lined modern space is heav   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Double Barrel: Barreling Forward


Bar Reviews
If it’s on the wall at Double Barrel (2002 SE Division St., 234-1420), it’s either a gun or something it shot. The walls pack more heat than a Texas wedding party. Even the clocks and mirrors    More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Knuckle Sandwich


Food Reviews & Stories
Knuckle Sandwich’s grinders come cut into fist-size halves—fist-size if you happen to be a massive Sicilian enforcer—and they’re as forthright and sloppy as a street brawl. This old-scho   More
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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