The pickleback cocktail comes straight outta Bushwick, it looks like pee, and it puts out fires.
“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
Fit men’s and women’s shoes
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Pickle chasers, drunken cornhole, wine pubs of the future and everything else you need to know about Portland bars this year.
Our livers hurt, but our hearts are full.
To make this guide to Portland bars, we have traveled the
wine lounges and beer pubs of Portland, the cocktail halls and juke
joints and paint-thinner
Bailey’s Taproom is perhaps the best beer bar in Portland,
from the bartenders who pretty much always know the beers on tap,
however rare, to the warm-toned room and ever-rotating stock of beer.
The original Bitter End Pub was a
dim, dirty dive that germinated an army of Portland Timbers soccer fans,
and when it closed in 2013, some keened deeply for bygone days of
Gay bars are passé these days. The queer bar of today
wears so many labels it’s an LGBTIQQA blur. Crush lays it out in its
logo: three pairs of restroom figures—two men, two women, and a man
If you live in the Foster-Powell neighborhood, I hope you
like beer. More specifically, I hope you like pale ales of the Indian
persuasion by way of the Northwest. Because, if you’re at the corn
If it’s on the wall at Double Barrel, it’s
either a gun or something it shot. The walls pack more heat than a
Texas wedding party. Even the clocks and mirrors boast taxidermy—or at
Tannery Bar is a cozy cocktail spot in a brick-walled
bunker along the whizzing thoroughfare of East Burnside Street, huddled
between a dormant volcano and a valley that descends into a freeway.&n
Around the corner from the Hop & Vine and the Naked
Sheep Knit Shop, at the crossing of North Killingsworth Street and Gay
Avenue, you may find yourself at the Lost & Found. After sundown,