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

Cut of the Day: "Hollow," Thanks


The injection of pure, uncut soul music into indie rock has been the one thing that has revived that genre's greying body of late. You can hear it in the gospel throwdowns of Magic Mouth, the African swing of Brainstorm, and now, the growling R&B attack of Thanks. This sextet is blessed with a vocalist that is more than up to the task. Named Jimi Hendrix on the band's Facebook page, this ...   More
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 ROBERT HAM


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