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Nov 15, 2010
An addendum to my previous post on Four Loko.
Christie Scott, a public affairs specialist for the OLCC was nice enough to call me back with a status report. The commission is currently reviewing...
Nov 12, 2010
A malt beverage available in a variety of flavors, Four Loko combines alcohol with stimulants like caffeine, guarana, and taurine—a mix that Harvard health officials and other doctors deem...
Nov 10, 2010
Piece of the Rock
Need something to do? Tonight at Kelly’s Olympian you can enjoy a quartet of mellifluous musical ensembles playing tranquil tunes and nurturing melodies. It’ll get started right after the crystal...
Nov 9, 2010
What’s the Bar Pilot’s equivalent of "don’t judge a book by it’s cover?" Probably something along the lines of "don’t diss a dive by its decor" or "don’t bad-mouth a bar because of its booths."...
Nov 4, 2010
So many bars, so little time to linger. Rest assured drinking buddies, that I have been scrambling like Fran Tarkenton trying to patronize as many of Portland’s newly minted watering holes as is...
Nov 1, 2010
I love the sample station at New Seasons. It’s a small-bite Shangri-La where the squash soup and vegan brownies flow like sweet sap from the mighty maple. I popped ‘round the new New Seasons on...
Oct 29, 2010
Halloween is here and the subject is cocktails. As you may recall from last year, this haunted holiday is sorely lacking when it comes to distinctive drinks—unless you like them gooey, gimmicky,...
Oct 28, 2010
It wasn’t quite a lost weekend, but I spent Saturday at the sixth annual Great American Distillers Festival taking place at the Tiffany Center on SW Morrison. A packed house of some 400 spirit...
Oct 26, 2010
I am a heel. Either that or I should get a drivers license.
Miho Izakaya, the absolutely adorable (just like Hello Kitty!) Japanese eatery on N. Interstate has been open for an entire year. My...
Oct 20, 2010
My favorite holiday is fast approaching and as you may recall from previous posts, it’s an occasion I treat with the fervor of a rabid Jehovah’s Witness.
Last year I called out for Halloween...
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