Gulf Coast Oil Spill Benefit Dinner and Concert at Disjecta

Lend your ears and raise some funds: Jeffrey Jerusalem, Housefire, Future Historians, SAFE and more artists will perform at the PDX Gult Coast Benefit Sunday, Aug. 1 at Disjecta. Funds will go to help fishermen affected by the Gulf Coast oil spill. Tickets are on sale now, and for a $40 minimum donation you'll get a Southern-style seafood dinner, cocktails and a raffle. The Oregon Bartenders ...   More
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Sarah Davidson

Diary of an Immigrant: It's Peanut Butter and Jelly Time!

WW Presents another installment of our Australian music intern's diary of moving to Portland. Sunday, July 4 was my one-month anniversary in Portland. There were fireworks and concerts and the whole city came out to celebrate, which I thought was lovely. Anyway, I decided to commemorate my first month as an honorary Seppo by doing something quintessentially American. I thought about buying ...   More
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 RUTH BROWN

EAT: Ruby Jewel Scoops Opens on North Mississippi Avenue

I stopped by the pre-opening event at Ruby Jewel Scoops last night, and ate the lovely cone above. Owner Lisa Herlinger, creator of the now-ubiquitous Ruby Jewel ice cream sandwich, offers way more flavors of her excellent ice cream at the spumoni-toned shop than you'll find between the cookies at farmer's markets and premium grocers across the city. As of yesterday, Ruby Jewel scoops offers ...   More
Thursday, July 15, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

Diary of an Immigrant: Learning to Love Your Fat American Asses

WW Presents another installment of our Australian music intern's diary of moving to Portland. When Australians visit America, the first question everyone asks when you get back home is: “Was everyone fat?” I wish I had something nicer to report, but this is a fact. And it's true: according to the World Health Organization, 66.7 percent of Americans are overweight. But 66.5 ...   More
Monday, August 9, 2010 RUTH BROWN

God Bless Maki

In the suburbs, Asian joints create a new version of Americana.

Food Reviews & Stories
Maybe Portland's special this way. In other cities, the urban core is where you go to get your ethnic delicacies. You'd be a fool to leave Manhattan for Forest Hills to fill your nigiri jones: Eve ...   More
Wednesday, May 16, 2001 Brennen Florey


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