March 2014
Table of Contents
Cover Story
Why Portland stacks up as America's great new sandwich city
Features
Thumbnail for - PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events
Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.
Thumbnail for - Legal Weed is Coming! Are We Ready?
Oregon may vote to legalize recreational marijuana in 2014. As the drug war winds down, we explore Oregon's current cannabis landscape.
A look back at our mixed-bag relationship with local basketball stars, soccer players, and other local athletes
Why Portland stacks up as America's great new sandwich city
The Portland Monthly staff (and a few guests) entered the ring to fight in favor of the city's beloved bread-cradled creations. Now it's your turn to choose the winners.
Refuel with vibrant bowls, salads, and filling plates at Southeast Hawthorne's gluten-free, mostly vegan, organic hot spot.
Gabe Rosen takes a fermented favorite beyond the soup bowl with three new ways to use the umami-packed ingredient.
Chef Neil Davidson wants to change the way you think about wheatless pub fare.
The Ocean goes Indian, by way of New Mexico.
Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.
Portland’s plethora of day camps could give your kids the skills to do just about anything.
By now, you probably know something about the Portland Timbers, like it or not. But can you ascend from novice to master?
A by-the-numbers look at PAM's showing of the most expensive work of art ever sold at public auction
The Personal Libraries Library (Portland’s most unusual literary collection) re-creates bygone bookshelves.
A foolproof formula for creating the next Portland arts sensation!
How the 26-year-old designer and owner of Southeast Hawthorne boutique Mag-Big nurtures Portland's local style scene
This month's hottest locally made goods, from the first spring line of Pendleton's Portland Collection to artisan wallpaper.
It's always the right season for a pilgrimage to Oregon's rustic natural spa, tucked in the woods of the Cascade Range.
Oregon may vote to legalize recreational marijuana in 2014. As the drug war winds down, we explore Oregon's current cannabis landscape.
The makings of the sweet chef behind Maurice—downtown's new "pastry luncheonette"
Pierced, tattooed, and driven, Tom Sperry goes rogue in the world of Portland investing.
How the Hacienda Community Development Corporationaims plans to turn a Southeast Foster neighborhood eyesore into a Hispanic hub
A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Ursula K. Le Guin to the Portlandia statue.
Grumpy Austrians put grinning Oregonians in their place.
Washington’s first organic cranberry farm juices up local cocktails.
Bright ideas for the contemporary home from the former vice president of Schoolhouse Electric
Portland cyclist Brianna Walle shares her pre-race nutrition plan (hint: it includes baby food).