Thanksgiving In Portland Means Running. Time To Pick The Right Race.

Tofurky Trot Tofurky’s run raises money for local vegan organizations. The 5K run goes through Mount Tabor Park with vegan food at the finish line. Mount Tabor Park, picnic area A, on the n   More
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 WW Culture Staff

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

Giving Thx

Last-minute Thanksgiving options, from upscale TV dinners to BK Tendergrills.

Food Reviews & Stories
On Thursday, most Americans will celebrate the liberties secured by our forefathers by communing with loved ones to gorge on starchy food and pray that our righteous God   More
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 PETE COTTELL

Headout Picks 11/27/13

Headout Picks
WEDNESDAY NOV. 27 NORFOLK & WESTERN[MUSIC] It’s been four years since anyone’s heard from this much-beloved Portland indie-folk institution. The band never officially broke up, and no one   More
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Portland, Pre-Pilgrim

Thanksgiving 1621 found Portlanders eating camas, wapato, salmon—and maybe a passing seal.

Food Reviews & Stories
In the autumn of 1621, sometime between Sept. 21 and Nov. 11, a three-day feast took place in Massachusetts. No one knows if there was turkey on the table. According to the only surviving firsthan   More
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

UPDATED: Five Places to Eat a Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

A roundup of turkey-free restaurants open for Thanksgiving

Food & Drink
There’s already an abundance of restaurant roundups for Thanksgiving from other media outlets (or, as our office’s only Australian likes to call it, “Thanks-for-nothing.”) However, most of these places are completely booked. So, for those of you non-traditionalists, non-cookers and non-thanksgivers looking to find delicious and comforting alternatives for your Thursday meal, here are ...   More
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 EMILEE BOOHER

TASTE TEST: Big-Ass Thanksgiving Sandwich

If you want to have a Thanksgiving dinner, but you wish to avoid your family this holiday season, Portland's own Big-Ass Sandwich cart will help you out with that. Many have flocked to the popular downtown cart today, challenging themselves and each other to finish the brand new Big-Ass Thanksgiving sandwich—available today through Monday, Nov. 22, as well as Black Friday, Nov. 26. "I've ...   More
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 LEIGHTON COSSEBOOM

Willamette Geek: Free iPhone App of the Week: CHOW Thanksgiving Dinner Coach

CHOW Thanksgiving Dinner Coach by CBS Interactive. Cost: Free Rather than participate in the annual "Who the heck was supposed to handle the cranberries this year!?" melee with your family, take charge of the whole endeavor with a fabulously focused app from Its Thanksgiving Dinner Coach App is a comprehensive guide to streamlining the Thanksgiving dinner, including planning the menu, ...   More
Saturday, November 20, 2010 BRIAN PANGANIBAN

Thanksgiving for Lazy People 2009: Market & Restaurant Guide.

Thanksgiving—it's the time of year when we all come together at a table creaking with the weight of pure American gluttony. Spending hours stuffed into a chair, shoving forkful after forkful of turkey and pie into our mouths, is pretty freaking fantastic—unless the days and days of cooking have already made you sick of stuffing. Take it easy this year and let a professional do the work ...   More
Friday, November 13, 2009 Kate Williams


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