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Oct 28, 2009
Out and About
I wandered down to the food-cart enclave at SE 12th and Hawthorne last week and found my friend and former bandmate Anne Adams, who plays music around town as Grey Anne, sitting at a table in...
Oct 22, 2009
This is good news indeed. Art Larrance’s Cascade Brewing, which is housed in the Raccoon Lodge out on Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway, will soon be opening a new location that’s right in my ‘hood....
Oct 14, 2009
1½ oz Calvados (Davey uses Boulard) ½ oz Becherovka ½ oz cinnamon simple syrup (see recipe below) ½ oz crémant d’Alsace (Davey uses Kuentz-Bas) ½ oz lemon juice (freshly...
Oct 9, 2009
Taste the often overlooked gewürztraminer wines, whose piquancy crawls up into your nose like the scent of cloves, and will surely spice up your Thanksgiving.
Oct 7, 2009
Points of Interest
While tarrying over a delightful seafood salad and a pint of Sinistor Black Ale (it’s from Bend’s 10 Barrel Brewing, and quite a marvel) at Dan and Louis’s Shucking Room yesterday, my friend Lucy...
Sep 28, 2009
Had occasion to drop by Beermongers, a new bottle shop on SE 12th and Division, last Thursday to sample some Guinness Anniversary beer that was on tap. I also drained a ferociously yeasty bottle...
Sep 22, 2009
I’ve been on a whiskey sour kick lately, and I’ve discovered a few things: fresh juice is a must. Bottled sour mix tastes like a pack of Sweet Tarts that’s been stashed in a cat box, so invest in...
Sep 18, 2009
This could be you. After a weekend spent getting your rafters rattled by Monotonix, Mudhoney, and Red Fang, a sunny and scintillating Mai Tai would really help clear the cobwebs. But that’s just...
Sep 16, 2009
Good news for gourmands, adventurous gluttons, and saké sippers: Miho Izakaya, right across the street from the Alibi on N Interstate Avenue, is now open for business.
Sep 10, 2009
For nearly 40 years, Oregon’s chardonnays were – quite rightly overlooked. Too many of them were made from the rather dull California grape clone called "108." Different clones create noticeable...
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