Drank: Jacob Grier, Cocktails on Tap

One week, it seems every fashionable cocktail is supposed to include some defunct European digestif resurrected for obscurity’s sake, and the next it’s bacon-infused everything. So why’s i   More
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 PETE COTTELL

The New York Times Makes Portland a Cocktail to Celebrate Its Appearance in The New York Times

It has kombucha.


If we had a glass of hard liquor for every time Portland gets name-checked in The New York Times… Oh, wait: Now we do. The Grey Lady garnered a lot of local eyeballs last week with a magazine thumbsucker asking whether Portland has fallen victim to the "amenity paradox"—the event horizon where the nice things that draw people to a city draw so many people that they use up all the nice things. On ...   More
Monday, September 22, 2014 AARON MESH

Bar Guide 2014: Bringing Pickle Back

The pickleback cocktail comes straight outta Bushwick, it looks like pee, and it puts out fires.

Bar Guide
“Are you seriously going to drink that?” is not a phrase you often hear at a Portland dive. But on an unusually warm early spring evening at Church (page 16), everyone else crowded around the    More
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

Coffee Issue 2013: AM/PM Coffee Crunk

Food Reviews & Stories
Coffee quaffs are the brown-foamed stepchildren of cocktail culture, far too often gauche creations of chocolate sprinkle and swiftly cooling syrup. But whether to wake up at brunch or kick-star   More
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 WW Staff

Cathedral Park Kitchen: Ginned-Up Cafe

Bar Reviews
In a no-frills space designed as a lunchroom for office workers at the old Columbia Sportswear factory in St. Johns, an odd surprise: some of the best cocktails in Portland. Cathedral Park Kitchen   More
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Drink 2012: In Search of Portland's Finest Spanish Coffee

Bar Guide
Spanish coffee does not seem like a particularly cool cocktail, especially in a town like Portland where career bartenders are continually concocting new variations of the tasty and bizarre. But   More
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 PENELOPE BASS

Shake It Up

Toast Portland Cocktail Week with a Willamette Week-flavored libation.

The second annual Portland Cocktail Week (it’s actually only three days, but you can always start drinking a few days early) hits town Thursday. It’s more a conference for professional mixologi   More
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Sweet Hereafter: Vegan Swank

Bar Reviews
I’m not cool enough to know what the current zeitgeist is, but I’m guessing Sweet Hereafter (3326 SE Belmont St.) has well and truly captured it. On a warm Friday evening, it was absolutely pack   More
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Drink 2011: Teardrop Lounge

Bar Guide
Entering Teardrop Lounge can be a bit intimidating for the average lush, with its posh decor and use of 400-year-old spirits such as Batavia Arrack and Carpano Antica. But the benefit of imbibing at an establishment that announces its intention to “revive the lost art of mixing drinks” is that the well-manicured bartenders know how to pour ’em.   More
Monday, January 24, 2011

Drink 2011: Vintage Cocktail Lounge

Bar Guide
Many of us have entertained fantasies of opening a little bar in our basements and garages, a cozy place with stools and red walls and lots of wood where we might fill shelves with an expansive liquor collection and eat sandwiches with our friends. Jaeymee and Justin Akins did just that, albeit not in their garage.   More
Monday, January 24, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE


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