Before portland had world-class brewpubs, or a dreamy wine country for a backyard, or a growing band of merry microdistillers (see “And Now, Meet Your Makers”), it had a serious drinking problem. As early as 1851, moralistas were marching against...
Our own Oregon cowboy gives us the recipe for successful beef jerky.
It's the revival of vodka, gin, and whiskey. These spirits are being brought back to life thanks to Portland's distillery movement. Here's a guide to 24 of the most delicious—and more.
We stumble through the Portland bar scene and show you how to do a pub crawl of your own.
Hood River Distillers is the Northwest's oldest and largest liquor company. One of the last regional distilleries in the country, Hood River Distillers sold off most of its stills in the late sixties and hasn’t really used one since, though this...
Bamboo Sushi offers Portland restaurant goers a taste of sustainability. Founded on the philosophy of promoting sustainable fishing practices, Bamboo is now famously certified by the Green Restaurant Association as the first “green” sushi...
Portland's newest Indian restaurant, Indish, offers authentic Indian home-cooking.
Clear Creek Distillery’s Egg Nog (adapted from the Fanny Farmer Cookbook)
12 eggs separated (the fresher the better)
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/4 cups sugar (or more to taste)
2 or more cups Clear Creek Apple Brandy
1/2 cup rum
Inside Portland's music and entertainment scene with Blind Pilot's bandmembers.
Portland State University scientist, Tammi Lasseter Clare, believes her new Laboratory for the Science of Art and Conservation can save some of the Northwest’s precious art.
The late Terry Toedtemeier was the Portland Art Museum's curator of photography. Toedtemeier shaped the Portland art scene during his twenty-three years as a curator and nature photographer and by co-authoring a book, _Wild Beauty: Photographs of...
With 150 years of history to dig through, Richard H. Engeman provides an easy-to-follow guide chock-full of cross-references in his book, The Oregon Companion.
Viva Voce's latest album, Rose City, reveals itself to be a sublimely sweet love letter to Portland.
On a Saturday night in early May, 2,002 rollicking guests worked out on three raucous dance floors at the 9th annual Red Dress Party. The sold-out event raised $30,000, which will be distributed to three Portland charities, Esther’s Pantry,...
In Portland, bold color brings spring style into bloom.
Parallel aligns itself with Portland's shopping hot spots.