IF I COULD HAVE ONE WISH come true for Portland this holiday season, it would be for a truly strong candidate for mayor. Over the past couple of months, I’ve interviewed the first three serious contenders—Charlie Hales, Eileen Brady, and...
Longtime Portland catering king Larry Grimes shares his holiday soup.
Local caterer Larry Grimes teaches us how to make his butternut squash and apple soup, just in time for the holidays.
At McMinnville's Fino In Fondo, the sausage is strictly Italian.
Much of the mainstream media coverage of the Occupy movement has focused on negatives. At its center, however, stood Occupy’s most civilized achievement: a bustling communal kitchen that fed hundreds of people every day.
Pie priestess Kate McMillen concentrates on the crust at Lauretta Jean's.
Our top picks for special seasonals from local nanobreweries.
A critic’s guide to the best wine deals of the season.
Nuvrei is a stellar sandwich stop for Pearl District patrons.
Local musician Holcombe Waller does a lot more than just strum and sing.
We've got traditional happenings, like the Holiday Ale Fest, and nontraditional distractions like Rumble at the Roseland. Beers and brawls!
Portland peeps have another forum from which to speak their minds.
Portland's most notable newsmakers earn a place at the table.
Scented gifts purchased at Portland's Perfume House come with a story.
Local snowboarding CEO has outerwear ideas that go beyond the slopes.
Twenty local gift ideas for every size budget.
An old logging road near Scappoose provide hikers and bikers with a scenic sojourn.
Just a 90-minute flight away, Park City’s slopes promise a powdery alternative to the Cascades . . . plus an après-ski scene that’s heating up.