The Upper Lip: Loose Lips Take Sips


Bar Reviews
People are the only problem with Bailey’s Taproom. First, there are always far too many of them crammed into the Southwest Broadway beer bar. Second, many of those people are techbros. So I li   More
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Fenders Moto-Cafe & Brew Pub: Peel Out


Bar Reviews
Woodstock is weird. On one block of the Southeast neighborhood’s namesake street you’ll find Nudi Noodle Place serves an appetizer with a plastic syringe of plum sauce, and Woodstock Tan also    More
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Oso Market: Bear Necessities


Bar Reviews
Just down the road from Hawks PDX sex club and My Father’s Place, Oso Market + Bar (726 SE Grand Ave., 232-6400, osomarket.com) joins Enso, Clay Pigeon and Sauvage wine bars at the frontier of g   More
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Richmond Bar: A Well-Cut Cookie


Bar Reviews
The Matchbox Lounge was once an improvised haunt for off-shift bar staff, with stiff drinks, friends’ art on the walls and surprisingly good late-night food. Wholly by accident—before upwardly   More
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Harvey’s Comedy Club: Didja Ever Notice…?


Bar Reviews
Harvey’s Comedy Club (436 NW 6th Ave., 241-0338, harveyscomedyclub.com) has no problem dating itself. If it did, the owners would’ve taken down the multiple autographed photos of Pauly Sho   More
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Ecliptic Brewing: Stars Aligned


Bar Reviews
You may not have yet stopped by Ecliptic Brewing (825 N Cook St., 265-8002, eclipticbrewing.com), but you’ve almost certainly had John Harris’ beer. The Oregon brewing luminary perfected the   More
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

The Eagle Eye: Extreme Makeover, Bar Edition


Bar Reviews
This one’s a heart-warmer. Way out in Lents, at the corner of Southeast Foster Road and 92nd Avenue, sat a bar named Riley’s where old men drank piss-water beer and fed their SSI checks back   More
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Double Dragon: Double Vision


Bar Reviews
In its first incarnation as a bougie banh mi shop, Double Dragon (1235 SE Division St., 230-8340, doubledragonpdx.com) had its fans. I was not one of them. The $7.50 price for a sandwich that ty   More
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

The Nest: New Nest


Bar Reviews
Alberta Street party dive The Nest, which was destroyed in a fire last year (the sole evacuee was a cat, which firefighters treated with oxygen), inspired virulent loyalty among its regulars—e   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Red Star Tavern: Star-Crossed Writers


Bar Reviews
Back in April, WW’s Bar Guide passingly mentioned Red Star Tavern (503 SW Alder St., 222-0005, redstartavern.com) as a “Red Robin with much nicer things.” The bar and grill for the Kimpton c   More
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

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