Market Guide 2014: Drinks


Market Guide
BEER AND CIDERBelmont Station & Biercafe 4500 SE Stark St., 232-8538, belmont-station.com. Kind of like Mary Tyler Moore to Dick Van Dyke, Belmont Station is a now wholly independent spinoff o   More
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 WW Staff

Old Wives' Tales Closed After 34 Years

Restaurant was a haven for activists, vegans, LGBT community

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Food & Drink
East Burnside's Old Wives' Tales closed Sunday, May 4, after 34 years in business.Since opening in 1980, the multi-ethnic restaurant at 1300 East Burnside Street has been a gathering place for feminist, gay rights and environmental activists, and was an early refuge for those with vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free diets. It also featured an extensive children's menu.“I’ve always understood that ...   More
 
Monday, May 5, 2014 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

How to Eat and Drink in Portland, April 30-May 6

Our favorite food and drink events this week.

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Food & Drink
Sunday, May 4 Calcotada Apparently, in Catalonia, everybody freaks out about calcots—mild, spring onions grilled till a bit blackened, served up scraped into romesco sauce. Sounds nice, really, and apparently it was quite a feat for Viridian Farms to get hold of the appropriate seeds. Well, Foster’s Craft Cooking and Viridian are having a party with oysters and Basque cakes and calcots ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Renaissance Coalition

Portland hip-hop’s odd future is now.


Music Stories
Copycat rappers, unimaginative rappers, pretty rappers, Portland rappers who film themselves rapping on bridges—that’s that shit the Renaissance Coalition doesn’t like. Add Dwight Howard t   More
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

For Real Though

After the Blazers take both games in Houston, it’s getting tough to not fully believe.

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News
The Blazers are in the playoffs. So, in addition to regularly scheduled Blazers blog programming from Mike Acker, we've asked Janet Weiss, a huge Blazers fan whom you might know from some of her other projects, to provide post-game commentary. In September of 1989 I moved to Portland having never attended a professional basketball game. That changed quickly. The Trail Blazers were ...   More
 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 Janet Weiss

The Fleecing of America

Normcore Made Portland the Center of the Fashion Universe.


Headout
Not so long ago, Portland was a J.C. Penney in the grand plaza of high fashion, a place where mustachioed lumberjacks and yoga moms were the most stylish people in town. The city’s tiny cabal of   More
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

The Rise and Fall of Portland’s Boy Mayor

Progressive-era Portland tried to stamp out juvenile delinquency with a child government. In 1914, Hollywood noticed.


Movie Reviews & Stories
A century ago, Portland faced a terrible scourge. The city’s newsboys were corrupting the city’s moral fiber. These inveterate ruffians, who numbered in the hundreds, were known for gambling   More
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Permanent Vacation

Peter Buck talks life after R.E.M., his solo records, sabotaging the Verve, hitchhiking in Portland and not talking to the media.


Music Stories
Peter Buck doesn’t need me. Thirty years amassing one of the most sanctified discographies in American music—and a bank account festooned with zeroes—has ensured him of that. R.E.M., the immeasurably    More
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

The Eat Mobile 2014 Food Cart Roster

Now with new, improved, shorter lines at the carts!

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Food & Drink
Eat Mobile, Willamette Week’s seventh annual food cart festival, has announced its 2014 cart roster. (Buy tickets here.) To bring you the best grazing grounds and taste of the Portland food-cart scene, the list spans a variety of cuisines, locations and years in operation. Participating carts include:  808 Grinds Bamboo CaféBardo's Grill Bro Dogs Creperie du Lys Dalo's Food ...   More
 
Friday, April 11, 2014 WWeek Staff

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