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Feb 22, 2011
Mark your calendar
No rest for the wicked liver. Lompoc Brewing’s Annual Chowder Challenge Now that’s good chowder! If you’re a seafood fan with a craving for clams, you’ll want to pipe yourself over to the Fifth...
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Feb 21, 2011
Happy Hour
Basing my judgment of the book solely upon its cover, I was a fan of the Gilt Club (306 NW Broadway) from the first time I entered its Grenache-and-gold-hued throwback-swank innards. I liked that...
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Dec 20, 2010
Stocking Stuffers
I am a notoriously lousy gifter. When wandering the stores at Christmastime I become hypnotized with possibilities and all thoughts of the actual recipient vanish. My eyes glaze over, and like a...
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Dec 10, 2010
First Impressions
Tucked away in the Pirates-of-the-Caribbean-like alley otherwise known as SW Ankeny, next to Valentine’s (a lower downtown bar that doesn’t suck) in a space last known as a hair salon, is a new...
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Nov 29, 2010
Five Questions
  In a state with a near rabid obsession for its own bold pinot noir, bracing IPA, and hip boutique booze, a nuanced and non-homegrown beverage like sake doesn’t get a whole lot of...
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Nov 9, 2010
Happy Hour
What’s the Bar Pilot’s equivalent of "don’t judge a book by it’s cover?" Probably something along the lines of "don’t diss a dive by its decor" or "don’t bad-mouth a bar because of its booths."...
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Oct 28, 2010
Festival Notes
It wasn’t quite a lost weekend, but I spent Saturday at the sixth annual Great American Distillers Festival taking place at the Tiffany Center on SW Morrison. A packed house of some 400 spirit...
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Oct 1, 2010
Foodportunity
If the extent of your cocktail crafting experience is mixing together any liquids you happen to have hanging around the house (e.g. tequila, soy milk, and Diet Squirt), it’s time to pack your jar...
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Sep 13, 2010
Food News
Tomorrow night, grab all your friends and hurry on over to 3808 North Williams so that you can all sit and wait just like everyone else, because Tasty n Sons is opening for dinner. I’ve seen the...
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Sep 2, 2010
Happy Hour
The scene: the Bar Pilot is eye-balling the Happy Hour menu at the Bread & Ink Cafe on SE Hawthorne. A look of confusion on his mug gives way to one of unbridled horror, as if he’s...
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