March 2010
Table of Contents
Cover Story
We take our food seriously here in the Rose City, so it pays to know— where it grows, where to find it, and how to prepare it. Our indispensable Food Lovers Guide...
Features
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Oregon’s conservatives grow a stronger fan base as pundits and militants use red-hot rhetoric to call for revolution. But what will Oregon's conservative uprising look like?
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From SW to NE, a helpful guide of where Portland farmers markets are sprouting.
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Meet San Juanita Moreno, 26-year-old from Eastern Oregon, who has found her place in Rugby amongst Portland's premier women's team and the Olympic US national team.
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Food aficionados share their favorite cookbooks. The experts include some of the best chefs, writers, and teachers in the country.
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A history lesson in the artisan bakery trade of Portland. Listings include different pastry shops and the variety of treats they offer.
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Three different locales are highlighted for those who are in dire need of crockery supplies, such as knife sharpening or restaurant quality porcelain.
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A wide range of prices, locations and food choices, Portland chefs offer you the opportunity to learn their favorite dishes.
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To increase your food expertise, join how-to-workshops about raising your own chickens or writing about food.
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Busy Portland notables share their local takeout favorites Dante Cunningham heads to P.F. Chang's, Naomi Pomeroy goes for rotisserie chicken.
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Lisa Jackson's new novel, Without Mercy, is a fiction kick back to her time in the Pacific Northwest.
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The swarming of Bay Area culinary influence is traced through San Francisco's Pier 39 sea lions—apparently the perceptive pinnipeds had simply followed the foodies north.
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Buy your meat from local Portland farms, or butchers, or farmer's markets, using this resource guide to get started.
Editor in Chief Randy Gragg compares Portland's gourmet scene to other cities, particularly Boston. This spring, the International Association of Culinary Professionals will hold its annual conference in Portland.
From SW to NE, a helpful guide of where Portland farmers markets are sprouting.
Assemble Tabla Mediterranean Bistro chef Anthony Cafiero's Spanish-style _bocadillo_ at home. This sandwich includes ham or prosciutto with seasonal greens decorating a fresh baguette.
Food aficionados share their favorite cookbooks. The experts include some of the best chefs, writers, and teachers in the country.
A history lesson in the artisan bakery trade of Portland. Listings include different pastry shops and the variety of treats they offer.
Three different locales are highlighted for those who are in dire need of crockery supplies, such as knife sharpening or restaurant quality porcelain.
A wide range of prices, locations and food choices, Portland chefs offer you the opportunity to learn their favorite dishes.
To increase your food expertise, join how-to-workshops about raising your own chickens or writing about food.
The Portland Farmers Market has slowly blossomed into one of the city's leading economic pulses, but lack of city support has put Portland vendor's fees among the highest in the nation.
Busy Portland notables share their local takeout favorites Dante Cunningham heads to P.F. Chang's, Naomi Pomeroy goes for rotisserie chicken.
We take our food seriously here in the Rose City, so it pays to know— where it grows, where to find it, and how to prepare it. Our indispensable Food Lovers Guide...
The swarming of Bay Area culinary influence is traced through San Francisco's Pier 39 sea lions—apparently the perceptive pinnipeds had simply followed the foodies north.
Buy your meat from local Portland farms, or butchers, or farmer's markets, using this resource guide to get started.
Pairing a meal with a quality wine can break a diner’s budget faster than a balloon payment these days. But since Metrovino opened in the Pearl District last year, the restaurant has offered a novel way of matching a superior wine to each course...
Drink some bier and eat your wurst at this German beer hall, located on N Mississippi Avenue.
For more than two years, infamous atheist Christopher Hitchens has made good sport debating those who believe in God. His rapier wit and merciless debate style pack houses across the country. But after his January lecture for Literary Arts--a...
Portland volunteers dollars and time, from Free Geek, Portland's Ponytail Roundup, Habitat for Humanity, SOLV, volunteer firefighters, and Peace Corps.
Travis Knight, the CEO for Hillsboro-based animation studio Laika, has his film _Coraline_ garnering Annie Award nominations. _Coraline_ is also up for Best Animated Feature Oscar on March 7th, against the likes of Pixar favorite _Up_.
Northwest Portland resident Dusty Schmidt drops knowledge on how to win at Texas Hold 'Em. Schmidt knows what he is talking about—his online winnings total around $3 million in the past three years.
Lisa Jackson's new novel, Without Mercy, is a fiction kick back to her time in the Pacific Northwest.
Atmosphere snowboarding apparel, Chris Prosser's clothing company, is making a move to women's style this year.
Hawaii’s Big Island offers mystical volcanoes, all-inclusive resorts, sunny weather, clear water, and swimming with dolphins.
Oregon’s conservatives grow a stronger fan base as pundits and militants use red-hot rhetoric to call for revolution. But what will Oregon's conservative uprising look like?
The economic crash has left Oregon's Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) in need of an estimated $1 billion from public employers to cover future commitments to retirees. How do gubernatorial candidates Allen Alley and Chris Dudley plan to...
The Irish have given Portland, Mayor Sam Adams, an 8,000 volume book collection to the Central Library, The Under Wonder Lounge and more.
Portland's House Spirits, Clear Creek, McMenamins and other Oregon distillers are brewing locally made whiskey.
Enjoy local saké from SakéOne, the only American-owned saké brewery (or _kura_) in the country.
Meet San Juanita Moreno, 26-year-old from Eastern Oregon, who has found her place in Rugby amongst Portland's premier women's team and the Olympic US national team.
Amity inventor Jarem Frye's revolutionary prosthetic knee gives amputees hope—and the chance to compete in action sports such as skiing and snowboarding.