It’s 11 in the morning, six hours
before dinner service begins, and Trent Pierce is already three hours
into his workday. In the open kitchen of his tiny avant-seafood
restaurant, Roe, tucked
Meet the 21 teams competing in the second-coming of 2013's Best New Beer Festival
Food & Drink
How do you improve on a rookie of the year season?Why not almost double your stats?Sure, last year's Pro-Am Beer Festival was named "Best New Fest" of the year by Oregonian beer writer John Foyston. And sure, last year's prizewinning beer, Sasquatch's Vanilla Bourbon Cream Ale, ended up being one of our favorite ten beers of 2013. But that's no reason not to go from 12 to 21 beers available for ...
Third Angle New Music and Mantra Percussion
For the past few years, Third Angle has been familiarizing
Portland with Bang on a Can, the New York ensemble that brought rock
energy and 21st-century
Checking in on Portland’s post-Salt & Straw ice cream and froyo parlors.
Food Reviews & Stories
Salt & Straw changed everything.
that “farm to cone” product hit the streets, ice cream wasn’t trendy.
Gelato, maybe, for people into futbol and Vespas. But, in 2011, longtime
Where to get coffee styles from around the globe in Portland.
DARK-ROAST ESPRESSO MACCHIATO - ITALY
Caffe Umbria, 303 NW 12th Ave., 241-5300, caffeumbria.com.
Caffe Umbria clings to tradition, in part because owner
Emanuele Bizzarri is familiar with the
RISE OF THE MACHINES
One of the hallmarks of third-wave coffee has been the
forefronting of the barista as artisan. Stumptown’s original selling
point against Starbucks was that it French press
When it comes to swimming holes, Portland’s outer lands
are blessed. The Cascades are criss-crossed with pretty little rivers
and streams filled with clean, cold water fed by ancient glaciers.
The Buckman Bagel Institute brings the old-world bagel back home.
Food Reviews & Stories
Harley Leiber says it’s not the heat,
it’s the humidity. When he makes bagels, he likes the cool, misty
days—the ones Portland was known for before the weather got all screwy
New listicle from GoLocal identifies gays, beards, clowns as worst things about dating in both Oregon and Massachusetts
Worcester is a small city in Massachusetts, some 3,000 miles away from Portland. The cities have very little in common. But they do both have offshoots of a new Rhode Island-based content farm, GoLocal—plus clowns, bearded men and gay people.On Sunday, GoLocalPDX, which publishes some familiar names--including Byron Beck--posted a story called "10 Reasons it Stinks to be a Straight Single Woman ...