What should you expect from beer and wine service at a restaurant?
We asked Hilary Berg, editor of Oregon Wine Press, and Brian Yaeger, author of Red, White and Brew: An American Beer Odyssey and the forthcoming Oregon Breweries, how they know they’re getting good
As the drama in Washington D.C. over a partial government shutdown drags on, it's beginning to feel like nothing can dislodge the two parties from their positions.But now citizens are learning of an issue that could really hurt Oregonians—the federal shutdown of the agency that approves beer labels and operations. U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), whose constituents in the first congressional ...
...well 25 of them, 10 gold, in categories including IPA, gluten-free, American wheat, sour, barrel-aged and fresh hop.
Food & Drink
Maybe this is news to you and maybe it isn't, but Oregon makes the nation's best IPA.That beer, according to judges at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, is Barley Browns Pallet Jack, which beat out 252 other American-style IPAs in the largest American beer festival's biggest category. It was the first time an Oregon brewery won the category since 2006, when it was far smaller and less competitive.That ...
SEAT SLASHER ON THE LOOSE: A seat slasher has Portland’s motorcycle community in an uproar.
Starting about two weeks ago, motorcycle owners say seats of bikes left
on the street at night have be
Where to get a good pre-show buzz and a satisfying post-show burger.
Food Reviews & Stories
Drink before, eat after. Take it
from a 32-year-old veteran of a couple thousand concerts. Why? First,
alcohol is more effective on an empty stomach. Second, a large meal
often leaves one groggy
Portland is a beer town
surrounded by wine country. That, as much as anything, gives us reason
to take suds seriously. And nothing says “sophisticated” like a
cellar stocked with rare vin
Growlers are an overrated component of
beer-geek culture. It’s a lot of the same beer, and the longer it sits,
the warmer and flatter it gets. So Tin Bucket (3520 N Williams Ave., 477-7689)
From the Editor
In this Market Guide, we’re making a few assumptions. We figure you know where you get your daily bread and your weekly milk (or rice milk, as the case may be).
The decision to do
Where to Pick Up a Copy of WW's 2013 Guide to All Things Sudsy in Portland
Food & Drink
Tonight, Willamette Week releases our 2013 Beer Guide with a party at Green Dragon.The party is free and open to the public. It runs from 5 to 7 pm and culminates with the announcement of our 2013 Beer of the Year. The beer ain't free, but the Dragon will tap several extremely rare brews from our top 10—including a few things you may never see again. And if you can't make it to the Dragon ...