November 2011
Table of Contents
Cover Story
Eat, Play, Love: 35 Divine Dining Experiences.
Features
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Our annual celebration of giving highlights the extraordinary work of 14 nonprofits and individuals working to better our community, from farmers who donate millions of pounds of food to fight hunger to high school students who help immigrants...
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After four generations of raising cows, Carman Ranch teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. Now, after eight hard years of applying new science, old methods, and high idealism, 32-year-old Cory Carman may have finally discovered the key to saving...
SITTING AT THE BAR of my favorite restaurant one lovely Friday afternoon as summer faded to fall, I found myself pondering the future of Portland dining. Will it continue to evolve as a style, or dissolve as a passing fad? Every bite of my...
Evoe’s Kevin Gibson opens his recipe book to teach us how to make use of persimmons (and duck) for fall feasting.
After four generations of raising cows, Carman Ranch teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. Now, after eight hard years of applying new science, old methods, and high idealism, 32-year-old Cory Carman may have finally discovered the key to saving...
Eat, Play, Love: 35 Divine Dining Experiences.
Pix Patisserie's Cheryl Wakerhauser bubbles over with Champagne advice.
All of the best culinary minds in Portland understand the power of pairing.
He's the mustachioed bad guy in the Wanderlust Circus, but Portlander Russell Bruner also performs swing, acrobatics, and a racy burlesque striptease act. This month, he offers us a glimpse into his glamorous life—onstage and off.
Watch a behind-the-scenes slide show of our very entertaining photo shoot with award-winning dancer and local burlesque phenomenon Russell Bruner.
D. B. Cooper: the last great western outlaw—and counter-culture icon.
An idealistic mayoral candidate and an ambitious strip club boss at the same table? Only in Portland.
It's going to be awful quiet around here without the Trail Blazers.
Humphrey Bogart's ex-wife—and film femme fatale—Mayo Methot rests in peace in Portland.
A lady DJ with sterling genes talks about her rise to local prominence.
Have you got some winter adventure plans? If so, please share.
Joel Henriques’s fantastic finger puppets are coming for YOU!
David Sedaris and John Hodgman are coming to town and Portland rock icons Sleater-Kinney will all be in the same place at the same time.
Vancouver's Edna Vazquez is a rising star on Spanish television.
Oregon Food Bank's annual soiree raises some serious cash to help feed the hungry.
Latina singing sensation Edna Vazquez demonstrates three distinct types of mariachi music in an exclusive video performance.
The Swinging 30s was the theme of the first annual Hard Hat & Black Tie Dinner and Auction.
This month we've got cookies, cashmere hats, and even a cootie trap for bedbugs! All made right here in the Rose City.
Bagging a bargain on Black Friday can be hazardous to your health.
Looking for an advantage in the job market? Consult your plastic surgeon.
Jewelry and accessory designer Betsy Cross's latest idea for earrings will keep us all hanging,
Capturing the panorama of the snowy slopes on film is an adventure in itself.
Get a gorgeous view of the Gorge from Cape Horn.
Our annual celebration of giving highlights the extraordinary work of 14 nonprofits and individuals working to better our community, from farmers who donate millions of pounds of food to fight hunger to high school students who help immigrants...
The big financial institutions are having some serious PR problems. Perhaps it's high time for Portlander Alex Payne's startup business BankSimple.
David Wu's congressional seat has a storied past—and present.
With curves and swoops in every direction, Edgar Papazian’s head-turning architectural remodel on Mount Tabor creates a home that wraps his family in a warm embrace.
The falling foliage is not only eyecatching, but it makes for great compost.
Portland businesses make ends meet through cooperation and cohabitation.
Evoe chef Kevin Gibson walks us through the steps of preparing his seasoned duck breast with fresh fall fuyu persimmons.