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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...
Aug 27, 2009
I was out carousing in Sellwood the other night and noticed that venerable watering hole Terry’s Inn (4463 SE Milwaukie Ave) has reopened after being shuttered for two years. As longtime lushes...
Aug 20, 2009
I recently had a drunken argument (the best kind) with one of my friends about the proper execution of a martini. I know, everyone loves to bust out the cocktail shaker, but stirring is really the...
Aug 18, 2009
Oregon's one of the best wine-growing regions in the world—and we have the guide to finding the best quality and the best value to match it.
Aug 11, 2009
Big, Obnoxious Drinks
Hey, if anyone from the Portland Development Commission is on the line, I’ve got a great idea for revitalizing downtown Portland. Pay attention.
When in Vegas, I like to hail a cab over to...
Aug 7, 2009
Just between you, me, and the potted plants, I’m burned out on vodka. It’s trite, flavorless, and it’s the key component in so many, frankly, juvenile drinks, that I’ve lost most of my respect...
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