Future Drinking: Feb. 13-16.

This week in OLCC applications.


Food & Drink
Apologies for this column's two-week absence. Your future drinker has been under the weather.Silly things first: Two non-bar, non-restaurant businesses applied for liquor licenses this week. The first is The Modern Man Barber Shop at 5018 NE 22nd Ave., which is seeking to start serving whiskey in its waiting room. The second is Velo Cult, a San Diego bike shop that's relocating to a former antique ...   More
Thursday, February 16, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: Feb. 27-March 1

This week in OLCC applications.


Food & Drink
This week brings several applications of note from our friends at the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.Zak Melang, owner of the seven-restaurant Tex-Mex chain Matador, has applied to open Southland Whiskey Kitchen in a long-vacant storefront in the same building as the 23rd Avenue Matador.Hot on the heels of owner John Taboada’s announcement that Navarre will expand into half of the former Chin Yen ...   More
Friday, March 2, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: March 19-22

This week's new liquor license applications


Food & Drink
 After a two-week drought, today brings lots of new applications to report today:Berni Pilip (great name!) has applied to open a new limited business, The Coop, in the formerly run-down building next to Swans Garden at North Interstate Avenue and Holman Street. As if we didn't have enough bird-themed bars (Swift, the Nest, Blue Bird, Little Bird, etc.), Songbird Cafe is opening in the Mt. ...   More
Friday, March 23, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: March 26-April 5


Food & Drink
Yeah, this week's rundown of OLCC applications is late. I was busy finishing up Drink, WW's guide to Portland's best 105 bars, which comes out Wednesday. Why 105? Because I can't count, that's why. Lots of news this week:Kurt Huffman and Christopher Israel have applied for the license for Corazon, their soon-to-open Mexican restaurant in the the Indigo building.KJ Michael Spinella, who claims to have ...   More
Monday, April 9, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: April 9-12

This week's OLCC applications


Food & Drink
A brief week in alcohol permitting news:Thatch Tiki Bar has been sold to Thatch bartender and renowned tiki enthusiast Blair Reynolds. The rebirth of Mio Gelato as a pizza chain continues. The first Morso, on NW 11th Avenue, has applied for its license.See See Motor Coffee Company, a motorcycle-themed cafe, is adding beer.Shanghai Noble House on Southwest Macadam Avenue is becoming Szechuan Chef ...   More
Thursday, April 12, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE


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