I’m not cool enough to know what the current zeitgeist is, but I’m guessing Sweet Hereafter (3326 SE Belmont St.) has
well and truly captured it. On a warm Friday evening, it was absolutely
Food & Drink
Last night at The Bent Brick’s opening, Chef Scott Dolich reconfigured the definition of a “tavern,” and exceeded expectations in the process. Curled up in the shadow of I-405, Bent Brick’s open-air kitchen and dining area pumped out upscale, yet comforting American food. Eaters packed the ivy-clad brick building, wondering how Dolich (owner/chef of Portland's beloved Park Kitchen), would translate ...
Food & Drink
Dig A Pony, the bar set to replace the old Niki’s Restaurant on Morrison and Grand in Southeast Portland, is starting to look like a thoroughbred. Co-owner Aaron Hall showed WW around the space on Sunday, and from the huge horseshoe bar (which he says could seat as many as 40 people) to the building’s new windows and decor (a 110-year-old piano, vintage church pews and custom stained glass work, ...
Southwest Ankeny street says yes to cool and no to cars.
Dustin Knox’s bar on Southwest Ankeny Street has seven rules posted at the door.
Find a seat or leave.
No hitting on strangers. No fights. No drunks served. One at a time in
the bathroom. Don’t
Esquire, in its infinite, manly wisdom, has inducted Don Younger's Horse Brass Pub into the magazine's "Best Bars in America" list. The June issue (which is not yet online) has the beloved Brit-pub and craft brew mecca leading this year's lineup. It's about damn time—Younger (who, for those few who haven't met him, is a native Portlander, not an English expat) and his enormous bar have ...
The hardy, barrel-chested settlers of the Olde American West struggled against mighty odds, all right: grizzlies, blizzards, outlaws, fallow deserts, impassable mountain ranges--and a horrific, mi ...