Haute-N-Ready: Fast Food Thanksgiving

At long last, something to be thankful for


Food & Drink
Welcome to Haute-N-Ready, in which John Locanthi, Willamette Week’s trencherman of leisure, tastes the hastily made, modestly priced food of the common man. Thanksgiving is an unusual holiday. It doesn’t involve the exchanging of material gifts. It isn’t derived from a religious holiday or event, beyond perhaps the basic notion of giving thanks. It is simply a meal that brings family and friends ...   More
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 JOHN LOCANTHI

Haute-N-Ready: Pumpkinsanity

The blog goes basic and gets a PSF, among other things


Welcome to Haute-N-Ready, in which John Locanthi, Willamette Week’s trencherman of leisure, tastes the hastily made, modestly priced food of the common man. There is a crispness, albeit mostly soggy, to the air. An Oregon team with national title hopes prepares to play its annual dasher of said hopes on Saturday. Excited children and drunklings alike eagerly await All Hallow’s Eve. Basic dudes ...   More
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 JOHN LOCANTHI

Scoop: Why Not Some Pretty Balloons Instead?

NO PLACE FOR THAT: Edgy content appears to have gotten Place Gallery kicked out of its space at Pioneer Place Mall. The gallery is one of three art spaces on the mall’s third floor, shared with    More
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Progress Without Pepper Spray

How a burger baron, four indie rockers, a bleeding-heart Muslim and a group of trash tour guides are fighting for the 99%.

Cover Story
The air is hot and humid in the Portland Building’s dimly lit second-floor auditorium. A mix of flannel-clad twentysomethings, long-haired retirees and fussy neighborhood-watch types have filled   More
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Typhoon Releases Debut Album in May

For the first year that I was writing about music in Portland, Typhoon was more of a myth than a band. Everywhere I went, I heard stories: how the could quiet the drunkest house show crowd; that it could swell from seven to over 12 members; that all the dudes would take their shirts off and start pounding the living shit out of a few drum sets. But until recently, Typhoon was also a band that was spoken ...   More
Monday, February 22, 2010 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

A New Kind of Shake Coming to Burgerville—And it's Not Raspberry!

What's better than the six glorious weeks in summer when Burgerville dishes up Walla Walla onion rings and strawberry smoothies? How about when they're served with a side of... the Shaky Hands! Yup, the Shakies are bringing their jangly summertime pop tunes to the Hawthorne Burgerville on Thursday, July 29. Also on the bill is the sweet, sweet sounds of the Rainy States and indie wunderkinds ...   More
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Get blitzed at Burgerville starting this Friday.

Updated with more info: It's really happening! Tomorrow, Friday, May 1, Burgerville will start serving local wine and beer at its Salmon Creek location in Vancouver. That's right—order a Widmer Hefeweizen to go with your pepper bacon cheeseburger. Genius! (We've got a call in to Burgerville to find out when Portland might start getting some sudsy action too). According to the Burgerville ...   More
Thursday, April 30, 2009 KELLY CLARKE


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