Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1547-1-.html Sat, 23 Aug 14 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 Macaromania - Taste-testing Portland macarons. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22117-macaromania_taste_testing_portland_macarons.html For a dessert built from a frail little shell of egg white, the macaron has proven surprisingly durable. Back in February 2010, the confection’s burgeoning popularity was documented by NPR’s]]> Beer Guide 2014: Growl Local - Oregon makes great beer… and containers. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21904-beer_guide_2014_growl_local_oregon_makes_great_beer%E2%80%A6_and_containers.html Hydro Flask, $50 hydroflask.com This 64-ounce wide-mouth steel bottle from Bend’s HydroFlask is a vacuum-insulated jug that can keep your beer carbonated, fresh and cold for a full 24 hours. D]]> Return of the Rabbit - Antennas are back, baby. Here’s what you need to see the Super Bowl in HDTV for free. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21801-return_of_the_rabbit_antennas_are_back_baby_heres_what_you_need_to_see_the_super_bowl_in_hdtv_for_fr.html This Sunday, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will play in Super Bowl XLVIII. We’ve got an old-school master of pocket passing, Peyton Manning, facing the league’s best defense and th]]> Pulehu Pizza - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22048-pulehu_pizza_.html Pulehu Pizza started out as a joke among friends: quitting their day jobs, moving to the beach and grilling pizzas for a living. And then Pierre Prevost and Annabelle Eastling, owners and pizzai]]> Buy Local: Avant Garden - Cutting-edge local tools to make your spring ruts bear fruit. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22106-buy_local_avant_garden_cutting_edge_local_tools_to_make_your_spring_ruts_bear_fruit.html In a city of backyard plots and community gardens, it shouldn’t surprise you that there’s also a bumper crop of local companies making tools for our own particular gardening needs—whether ]]> Headout: Stickin’ With It - Bob Hill has been working out for 50 years. Here’s his advice for keeping your resolutions. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21702-headout_stickin_with_it_bob_hill_has_been_working_out_for_50_years_heres_his_advice_for_keeping_your.html In 1965, Bob Hill began working out at Loprinzi’s Gym off of Southeast Division Street. Nearly 50 years later, he’s still at it. He’s run 29 marathons and competed as a weightlifter several ]]> Beer Guide 2014: Beer Tours - Get an insider’s view of the local beer scene. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21929-beer_guide_2014_beer_tours_get_an_insiders_view_of_the_local_beer_scene.html PUBS OF PORTLAND pubsofportlandtours.com. $29.95 per person, beer included. Marc Martin is a brewery consultant, adviser and magazine writer-—so he knows his stuff. His Pubs of Portland tour vis]]> Buy Local: Love Local - Valentine’s Day gear From Oregon companies. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21942-buy_local_love_local_valentines_day_gear_from_oregon_companies.html 1. Pure Sweet Almond massage oil Escential Lotions & Oils, escentialonline.com. 16 ounces, $13.50.  The moisturizer is pressed from California almonds and produced at Southeast Hawthorne ]]> <i>The Best Offer</i> - Fake out. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21764-the_best_offer_fake_out.html In writer-director Giuseppe Tornatore’s The Best Offer, an uptight art collector and auctioneer named Virgil Oldman (Geoffrey Rush) follows a windy path of unintended self-destruction. He’s a ]]> Deep End Of The Pool - Predicting Oscar’s obscurities. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-22059-deep_end_of_the_pool_predicting_oscars_obscurities.html Oscar betting pools are won and lost on the more esoteric categories. How do you really judge a film’s editing? What’s the difference between sound mixing and sound editing? What the hell goes]]>