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World Cup 2014: Early Boots (updated)

Where to watch the World Cup live in Portland.

21st Avenue World Cup Beer Garden 625 NW 21st Ave., 202-744-1496, facebook.com/worldcupbeergarden. 8:30 am-9 pm daily. Go for: Breakfast sandwiches with beer and bros. When it opened in 2011, the r   More

Jackknife: Reverse Tourist Bar

Bar Reviews
“This isn’t L.A.” declaims a svelte, moneyed silver fox at the bar. “Nobody’s gonna give you Portland in L.A.” His date, who is of surgically indeterminate age and culturally indeter   More
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Dan Barber, The Third Plate

The Barber of Blue Hill.

Every time someone tells me what I shouldn’t eat, I reach for the revolving lazy Susan. Far too often the food police are joyless scolds or dieters in disguise—people of the upper quartile w   More
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Burgers of Bosnia

Believe it or not, you can find four versions of cevapi in the Portland area.

Food Reviews & Stories
Bosnia’s national food is a negotiated peace. Cevapi (cheh-VOPP-ee) is a comfort food for a long day’s drinking and watching soccer, made with ingredients from all the cultures that colonized    More
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bike Guide 2014: Track Racing Champion Zak Kovalcik

A national champ track racer talks about velodrome terror and the House of Pain.

Bike Guide
Aside from the 12,000 screaming Germans, it looks like a remarkably well-behaved version of The Road Warrior. “You ride [your bicycle] behind a very large motorcycle,” says Portlander Zak Kova   More
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bike Guide 2014: The Speedsters, Rides and Shops

Bike Guide
SHOP Bike Central and Ti Cycles  15707 NW McNamee Road; ticycles.com, 621-9670; bike-central.com, 227-4439. Ti Cycles by appointment, Bike Central 11 am-3 pm Wednesday-Saturday and by appoi   More
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bike Guide 2014: The Ronde PDX Bike Ride

Oregon’s most intense road ride is a rite of passage.

Bike Guide
About 10 miles into the Ronde PDX ride, every cyclist hits the wall.  The wall is called Northwest Brynwood Lane, and it’s a monster: a relentless hill over a quarter-mile long that tops out   More
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE


I <3 Carts

Movie Reviews & Stories
Imagine a movie written entirely by focus groups in Portland, Brooklyn and Silver Lake. In Chef, Jon Favreau plays an all-star cuisinier who’s stymied by his corporately conservative, Dustin Hof   More
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Deutschland Curry

Food Cart Reviews
If you are what you eat, Berliners are made of currywurst. The homegrown flavor of postwar Berlin is Herta Heuwer’s patented sauce of English curry, Worcestershire sauce and ketchup, slathered   More
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Carmella’s: Mellow Mella

Bar Reviews
Despite its generic brick, hardwood and neutral-green décor, Carmella’s (1320 SE Water Ave., 232-1633, carmellaswines.com) reveals unexpected comforts. And unexpected strangeness. Bedford will    More
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

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