August 2009
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You got the need, the need for beef? Let our guide to Portland's best burgers give you the resources you need to make that educated culinary choice on that most American of dishes: the hamburger. We scoured the city to find the best in nine different ca
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In this issue, not only did we judge the best burgers in the city; we gathered some of the top chefs in the city—Tommy Habetz of Bunk, Oswaldo Bibiano of Autentica, and Naomi Pomeroy of Beast—for a no-holds-barred Iron Chef-esque competition to...
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Fred and Toody Cole, Portland's rock lifers, continue to make music and stay in love after forty years of marriage and life on the road.
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Viva Voce, Portland Cello Project, Richmond Fontaine, Red Fant, and the Prids are among the bands carrying on the DIY tradition championed by Fred and Toody Cole.
My earliest hamburger ritual began in the mid-1960s, when the first McDonald’s opened in my hometown of Reno, Nevada. Once every month, ?my dad’s shift-work rotation hit the swing hours of ?4 p.m. to midnight, and for a week, my mom was set free...
Rapidly expanding caffeine empire Stumptown Coffee Roasters has new competition in the city—both foreign (Seattle) and domestic.
You got the need, the need for beef? Let our guide to Portland's best burgers give you the resources you need to make that educated culinary choice on that most American of dishes: the hamburger. We scoured the city to find the best in nine...
In this issue, not only did we judge the best burgers in the city; we gathered some of the top chefs in the city—Tommy Habetz of Bunk, Oswaldo Bibiano of Autentica, and Naomi Pomeroy of Beast—for a no-holds-barred Iron Chef-esque competition to...
With the city expanding, our options for late night cuisine have expanded beyond "Fourth Meal" at Taco Bell.
A downtown food cart brings the taste of NOLA to PDX.
Jerry Huisinga, the head chef of Bar Mingo, brings out unexpected tastes from the cantaloupe.
There's more to drink in Portland than that tasty hoppy beer that's taking up space in the fridge. Use some local fruit and make some sangria.
Portland bar morphs from upscale café by day to cocktail-fueled magnet for the city's gay elite by night.
Club Sesso mascot Ron Jeremy waxes philosophical on the potential of a sex club across the street from a synagogue or church.
Finish your summer the way it should be finished: a potent Pimm's Cup, a beautiful sunset, a bit of ballet, a scenic staircase, and a lot of luxury.
Fred and Toody Cole, Portland's rock lifers, continue to make music and stay in love after forty years of marriage and life on the road.
Fred and Toody Cole are in their 60s, but they won't stop rocking.
Viva Voce, Portland Cello Project, Richmond Fontaine, Red Fant, and the Prids are among the bands carrying on the DIY tradition championed by Fred and Toody Cole.
Local designers are making statements by incorporating nature-based statements into their hair accessories.
If you plan on picking huckleberries this August, make sure you have a game plan.
As it turns out, the money the Portland Bureau of Transportation received from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act only equals 1.25 Raef LaFrentzes.
The city addresses possible bottle-necks due to new MAX trains by modernizing traffic signals.
Here are two top Willamette Valley pinot noirs.
In this Northwest Portland home, nature mingles perfectly with architectural simplicity.