Marshmallow Fields Forever

Ernie Button’s Cerealism captures gold with Lucky Charms landscapes.


Arts & Books
For this week’s Headout, "Milkism," we had Arizona-based photographer Ernie Button make a landscape solely out of dairy products.That’s not quite as weird as it sounds.Button has some experience creating and photographing food-based sculpture, as you can see in his show Cerealism, open now through February 22 at Northwest Portland's Camerawork Gallery.  Button’s breakfast cereal ...   More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by Enid Spitz

Little Big Burger Is Open

Food & Drink
Prolific restaurateur Micah Camden has opened his fourth restaurant in as many years in the Pearl. Little Big Burger (122 NW 10th Ave.), his first foray beyond the borders of his foodie fiefdom on Northeast 30th Avenue, serves burgers, fries, floats and beer in cans—and that's it. The menu is small enough to fit comfortably on the A-frame board outside. I tried a cheeseburger ($3.75, pictured above) ...   More
Saturday, September 18, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

The Oregonian Hates Foodies and Everybody Not Eating at Shari's Right Now.

Food & Drink
[Updated 2:45 pm Friday, Oct. 15, scroll to the bottom of the post for new content.] Rarely are staffers here at WW struck speechless, but The Oregonian A&E section's "Non-foodies food guide" did it. Oregon's paper of record devoted four pages to explaining why foodies (ahem, you) are assholes and why you should spend your hard-earned dollars at Shari's, Taco Time, Old Spaghetti Factory and ...   More
Friday, October 15, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Pickathon 2010, Partially (in Pictures)

Words: Casey Jarman. Photos: Vivian Johnson. Regular WW photographer Vivian Johnson and I were both utterly thrilled to be heading to Pendarvis Farm on Friday for this year's Pickathon festival. Vivian because she went last year and had a blast; me because I've been trying to get out to the annual shindig for years and something always gets in the way. And so we saw each other out on the edge of ...   More
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 CASEY JARMAN

Naomi Pomeroy one of Food & Wine's 10 Best New Chefs

Local chef Naomi Pomeroy's got a big reason to crow: Food & Wine just announced at a big New York bash on Wednesday that Beast maven is one of the magazine's Ten Best New Chefs of 2009. Well, Portlander's might dispute the "new" part when it comes to the longtime cooker, but the "best," is a pretty safe adjective. Pomeroy, who co-owned and cooked for Portland's ripe catering and restaurant ...   More
Friday, April 3, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

Sandwichworks: Kenny & Zuke's Strikes Back

It's official. Kenny & Zuke's Sandwichworks, the offshoot of the duo's successful downtown Jewish deli, has opened at 2376 NW Thuman Street. And, damn, they serve some tasty meat-on-bread. A trio of WW staffers strolled down to the new sandwich-centric spot (our office is only a few blocks away) for a hefty meatball hero ($8.75), lightly spiced Chicago Italian beef ($8.25) and a "Super Torta ...   More
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

Future of McCormick & Schmick flagship outpost uncertain.

What's goin' on with McCormick & Schmick? Former WW staffer and gossip maven about town Byron Beck reported on his blog Wednesday afternoon that the Portland-based seafood empire will close its big First Avenue and Oak Street location on Thursday. M&S also owns downtown staples Jake's Famous Crawfish and Jake's Grill. Beck writes: UNHAPPIEST HOUR: I've just heard that Thursday, April 9, will ...   More
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

Eat Mobile AND Watch Portland Devour Houston!

Were you actually worried that you would miss a second of the Trail Blazers' first playoff appearance since 2003 if you're coming to WW's second annual Eat Mobile food cart extravaganza on Saturday night? Ye of little faith. We've got you covered—we'll be screening the Portland/Houston game at Disjecta (8371 N Interstate Avenue) while you chow down on great samples from more than 15 tasty ...   More
Thursday, April 16, 2009 Story Forum Editor

PICA Announces 2009 Time-Based Art Festival Lineup

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art announced Friday the lineup for this year's Time-Based Art Festival. The Festival begins one week earlier this year, starting Labor Day weekend and running Sept- 3-13. Notable artists include Young Jean Lee, Amyro and the Slow Food Movement. This is the first year of new guest artistic director Cathy Edwards' tenure, and it has a very different tone from ...   More
Monday, April 27, 2009 BEN WATERHOUSE

Anthony Bourdain Live (a.k.a. Vegetarians: They're Just Fuckin' Rude)

I'm not sure if I am able to write about chef/writer/traveler Anthony Bourdain without sounding like I have my head up his ass. But if I didn't already think he was the coolest and most rock food “celebrity” out there before I went to see him speak at the Keller Auditorium last Friday night, I totally do now. Why Bourdain rules: 1.Because the man has paid his dues. After putting ...   More
Monday, June 1, 2009 JOANNA MILLER


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