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,
Free House is named for a damn horse. A solid horse, a
thoroughbred and champion of minor races, though he kept coming up just
shy in Triple Crown races. Still, that horse made more in stud than a
According to the yellow surfboard in its entryway, Maui’s
exists along Portland’s mythical “North Shore,” which must’ve appeared
when the tides of gentrification washed all the black-own
The Blue Monk
3341 SE Belmont St., 595-0575, thebluemonk.com. 5 pm-2:30 am daily.
There’s something undeniably retro about grabbing a drink
at the Blue Monk. Maybe it’s the green vinyl booths
(NEW!) Abbey Bar
716 NW 21st Ave., 222-1593, theabbeybar.com. 11 am-10 pm Monday-Friday, 9 am-10 pm Saturday-Sunday.
Strange but true: With the hybrid, qualified exception of
Caps & Corks, inn
(NEW!) Angel Face
14 NE 28th Ave., 239-3804. 5 pm-midnight Sunday-Thursday, 5 pm-1 am Friday-Saturday.
Angel Face is precious. The food is little and lovely from
oyster to meurette—not surprisin
Banfield Pet Hospital pocketed a subsidy and got favorable treatment from local governments—then bolted to Vancouver.
Most people know Banfield Pet Hospital from its convenient locations in hundreds of PetSmart stores across the United States.
The Banfield chain
started in Portland, and nine years ago the company