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The Portland 48 Hour Film Project: A Diary

With only 48 hours, an all-woman team assembles a thriller about an ambitious actress who starts to have some unnerving experiences before a big audition.

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For 11 years, the 48 Hour Film Project has taken to cities around the world. In each location, teams receive a genre selected at random, along with a prop, quote and character at 7 pm Friday, and they race to complete a short film by 7:30 pm Sunday. Winners go on to compete at a national level, with finalists screened at Cannes. For aspiring filmmake...   More
 
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 by Adrienne So

Texas Frito Pie: The Best Tacos You’ll Ever Eat With A Fork

Our 50 Plates tour continues with Frito pie from Podnah’s Pit.

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour   More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 by Adrienne So

New Hampshire Clam Chowder: What's Simmering in a Crockpot in the Back of Every New England Bar

Our 50 Plates tour continues with a steaming bowl of creamy, chunky chowder from the Chowdah food cart in St. Johns.

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour continues with ...   More
 
Thursday, July 10, 2014 by Adrienne So

Massachusetts Fried Clam Strips: Fast Food for Pirates

Our Fifty Plates tour continues with a succulent, salty, deep-fried clam basket from the Fishwife on North Lombard.

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour continues with fr...   More
 
Monday, July 7, 2014 by Adrienne So

Georgia Brunswick Stew: Toss Them Squirrels in the Pot, Son

Our Fifty Plates tour continues with traditional Southern camp cooking from A Little Bit of Smoke at the SW 9th and Alder food cart pod.

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour continues with Brunswick stew fr...   More
 
Saturday, July 5, 2014 by Adrienne So

Port of Call

Visiting Eric Bechard’s excellent new tavern in Astoria.


Food Reviews & Stories
Eric Bechard is from Quebec, a fourth-generation Montréalais. This explains a lot—about the chef, his now-shuttered Southeast Portland restaurant Kingdom of Roosevelt, and his preference for    More
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Adrienne So

Drank: Beer Brother

Forest Grove’s SakeOne is now selling rice wine in kegs.


Drank
When Americans think of sake, they usually remember the Japanese rice spirit as an acidic thimbleful served hot with sushi or dropped into a beer—experiences that don’t beg to be repeated. F   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Adrienne So

Restaurant Guide 2013: Ha & VL


Restaurant Guide
2738 SE 82nd Ave., Suite 102, 772-0103. [SOUP’S ON FOLKS] There’s nothing better than a steaming bowl of noodle soup on a chilly, rainy day. Unfortunately, many Portland versions would have you b   More
 
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Adrienne So

Beer Guide 2014: Eugene Day Sip


Beer Guide
Ninkasi Brewing Co. 272 Van Buren St., ninkasibrewing.com. This swag-packed tasting room feels more like a theme-park gift shop than a pub. But the beer makes up for it. Each is served with its    More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Adrienne So

Restaurant Guide 2013: Little Bird


Restaurant Guide
219 SW 6th Ave., 688-5952, littlebirdbistro.com. [LE BURGER] Little Bird is an unusual find in a city of Portland’s size: a beautifully welcoming bistro with the highest professional standards    More
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Adrienne So
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