East African Halal Meat and Deli
7830 NE Glisan St., 432-8600.
East African Halal Meat and Deli might have the façade and
feel of a gas station, but don’t let that fool you. Inside, th
Look, you gotta eat every day. We get this. And because the demands of your growling stomach are as incessant and irritating as A Prairie Home Companion on NPR weekends, it’s easy to fall into routi
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
Restaurant was a haven for activists, vegans, LGBT community
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 ...
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 ...
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
After the Blazers take both games in Houston, it’s getting tough to not fully believe.
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 ...
Normcore Made Portland the Center of the Fashion Universe.
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
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