Haute-N-Ready: The Food Court

The column takes a break from last-minute shopping.


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.‘Tis the season when the crazed masses descend upon shopping centers in search of gifts for family, friends and other assorted acquaintances. Sure, jollity, fraternity and congeniality are all paid lip service, but there’s little room for ...   More
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 JOHN LOCANTHI

Future Drinking: A Kitchen For Pok Pok

Plus shopping mall vegan, and a northerly empire for Eric Manfre of Alleyway Cafe


Food & Drink
 Our sorta weekly roundup of gossip about new openings and change-ups in the bar and restaurant biz, courtesy of OLCC license applications:After years of moving its main kitchen around Division St., from Pok Pok to Whiskey Soda Lounge to Sen Yai, Ricker's string of Thai restaurants is investing in a central commissary kitchen and office space in the nearby Brooklyn neighborhood, at 3320 SE ...   More
Friday, December 13, 2013 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Gunfire Sale

At Portland’s gun show, a backdrop of tragedy sparks a buying frenzy.

News Stories
Greg Apple is selling a lot of semiautomatic rifles. Customers wandering through the Collectors West Gun and Knife Show last weekend pause to look at his 10-yard-long display of rifles, priced a   More
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 AARON MESH

Dick's Sporting Goods Clerks Say Their Stores Have Stopped Selling Semi-Automatic Rifles in Wake of Mass Shootings


Sales clerks at Dick's Sporting Goods stores across the West Coast tell WW tonight that the nationwide retail chain has stopped selling semi-automatic rifles in the wake of the mass shootings in Connecticut and Oregon last week.The company, based in Pennsylvania, has not put out any formal statement about ending sales of AR-15 style rifles. It is uncertain if the policy change will affect all of its ...   More
Monday, December 17, 2012 AARON MESH


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