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Jun 18, 2010
Gambling is a fool’s errand. Intellectually, I know this to be true but sometimes the idea that I can beat the odds seizes me uncontrollably—usually with disastrous results.
I was looking over...
Jun 17, 2010
Four perfect summer wines to enhance your backyard barbecue.
Jun 15, 2010
Odd & Ends
Just a few bits and pieces of pending bar news. Sagittarius, which boasts one of the better Happy Hour menus (rosemary mac & cheese, sliders, fire fries, etc) in North Portland, will be...
Jun 8, 2010
I like my bike, I really do. And one of the many splendored things I heart about Portland is our enthusiasm for making two-wheeled transportation part of our commuting routine. Bicycling is...
Jun 3, 2010
The dusky atmosphere at Victory Bar suits me. Under the room’s sepia-toned low light, everything takes on a more mysterious caste. The music is in the background where it belongs and the...
Jun 2, 2010
Perhaps with the proper application of positive thinking, daily affirmations, and prayer, we can get the rain to cease and desist—and get the beer pouring in its place. July is the month that...
May 27, 2010
I’ll have one of everything, please. It may take a while, but I’ve got nothing better to do. Northwest drinketeria Bartini—adjacent to Urban Fondue—sports more than 100 martini-glassed cocktail...
May 26, 2010
Welcome to a brand-new Bar Pilot feature called I Need a Drink. On a semi-regular basis (or whenever deadline pressures cause my toupee to melt into my scalp) I will take a well-earned break from...
May 25, 2010
Ever mindful of that all-important product tie-in designed to spur us to even greater heights of consumption, the folks at Mexico’s Dobel Diamond Tequila sent this little gem my way. (By the way,...
May 20, 2010
As a business model, trying to be everything to everyone is a guaranteed fail—unless you’re Applebee’s, of course. But occasionally someone with exceptional taste and modest ambitions can...
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