Where to drink this week.
Much of the food at Hem 23 is genuinely beautiful—as Instagram-ready as the décor.
You know what Portland doesn’t have that other cities have? Bars and restaurants owned by former NFL players… like that one bar in Buffalo 66 where Vincent Gallo decided not to shoot a fat former Bills field-goal kicker who made a strip club (link highly NSFW).
There are many stories about how the margarita was invented, but most center on a casino bartender attempting to dazzle an American socialite.
After long marches through Portland’s bars, pubs, lounges, taverns and brewpubs, we’ve come to believe that bars age a lot like the wine or whiskey served at them. Only a few are at their ve,Bar Guide 2013