September 2013
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Pack up the car, cue the road tunes, and seek the simple pleasure of the region's edible bounty at its peak.
Features
Thumbnail for - Fall Arts Preview: The New Class
Introducing the city's new wave of acclaimed arts leaders, along with our picks for the season's best shows.
Thumbnail for - Visionary Photographer Robert Adams Turns His Lens on Oregon
A new exhibition explores how the legendary landscape photographer portrays a changing west—and his own convictions.
Meet Portland Monthly's executive editors Rachel Ritchie and Zach Dundas.
From fish and chips to fine dining powered by shoreline foraging, we reveal the best seaside spots to satisfy your coastal cravings.
The thriving river region is the backbone of Washington's fruit industry, boasting 150 farms and orchards, 45 wineries, and a new public market.
The sun-dappled Applegate Valley offers top-notch restaurants, food-centric shopping, farmers markets, and 18 wineries within 20 miles.
The Historic Columbia River Highway offers epic views, serene waterfalls, and plenty of throw-back pit stops to satisfy your hunger for kitsch.
Turn your next weekend getaway into a pastoral working vacation at Leaping Lamb Farm, Willow-Witt Ranch, Sakura Ridge, or Deer Haven Farms.
For an unparalleled survey of the regional bounty, head north to Woodinville's temple of microseasonal dining.
At Din Din, the food is French, the music rocks, and fun is the most important ingredient in the house.
Gabriel Rucker's new tome reveals stories and recipes from his James Beard Award-winning East Burnside kitchen.
Ice cream entrepreneur Chad Draizin shares his recipe for a summer-stretching spiked sorbet.
Highlights from Andy Ricker's new Thai noodle house, from donuts dipped in coconut custard to crave-worthy pad Thai.
A Portland bar is reborn with updated East Coast classics, from meatball heros to craft beer-battered fish and chips.
Blew your road trip budget on gas? Pull off to the shoulder and forage a feast. We show you how.
Looking to dip into wine country without a four-hour drive? Start with the harvest parties.
Bad news: this season’s best farm dinners sold out long ago. Good news: there’s always next year. Mark your calendars now—all tickets go on sale March 20!
Introducing the city's new wave of acclaimed arts leaders, along with our picks for the season's best shows.
A new exhibition explores how the legendary landscape photographer portrays a changing west—and his own convictions.
The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.
An enchanting magical-realist tale winding through Paris in the radical '60s and Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood.
Portland's homegrown ideas fest creates an arts and technology think-tank for the hacker generation.
As MusicFestNW invades the city's stages this month, we offer (free for the taking) names for the next generation of Portland bands.
How the historic 99W Drive-In keeps an all-American dream flickering for the next generation of movie lovers.
Our picks for your calendar this month, from Mount Angel’s Oktoberfest to the Rose City Comic Con.
Our picks for the best of Portland music, theatre, arts, and talks in September, October, and November.
From ethnic earrings to necklaces inspired by antique hardware, local artisans master the mixed-metal.
The month's best handmade stuff, including gilded gator-bone tools, cornmeal soap, and geodesic domes
Hike to a retired fire lookout atop Devils Peak and enjoy towering firs, leafy rhododendrons, and huckleberry patches along the way.
Multnomah County's downtown landmark celebrates its centennial this month—and sets course for the future.
A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Paul Ryan to Travis Knight.
A new CEO helps the Pacific Northwest's woolen empire balance future-thinking fashion and loyalty to the past.
A by-the-numbers guide to what Portland Public School students are eating.
Arnon Kartmazov's epic life story is reflected in his custom kitchen knives and metal sculptures.
What Portlanders are saying—or should be.
Two local women embrace competitive running, swimming, and biking on a global level.
Fresh development (and a just-opened New Seasons Market) remake the North Portland corridor.
The veteran principal on youth culture, smartphones, and her own teenage misadventure
Harvest season got you hankering to start your own super-Portlandy backyard farm? Master the local rules of citified animal husbandry.
Why an Oregon city sailed to the top of the alt-sport's world, and how you can get in on the fun
Five rye-fueled brews embracing the flavor-packed grain
How to bring the beauty of fall to your home garden, without the space-hogging branches.
Pack up the car, cue the road tunes, and seek the simple pleasure of the region's edible bounty at its peak.
Heat up the grill with the James Beard Award-winning chef of Le Pigeon and watch him transform celery root with Beaujolais barbecue sauce.