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Thumbnail for - Feeding Hungry Hearts & Bellies in NoPo
Dec 8, 2010
Cheap Date
It’s unlikely they will ever receive a nomination for a James Beard Award; however, if I had to name my top three favorite local places to eat, North Portland’s Liberty Glass (938 N Cook; open...
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Dec 6, 2010
Happy Hour
"I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood." I can’t remember if the preceding quote was from Thomas Hobbes or Calvin and Hobbes, but it suits me. Having...
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Oct 26, 2010
Happy Hour
I am a heel. Either that or I should get a drivers license. Miho Izakaya, the absolutely adorable (just like Hello Kitty!) Japanese eatery on N. Interstate has been open for an entire year. My...
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Sep 17, 2010
loose ends
ITEM: I was lucky enough to sample several of the sour beers created by Cascade Brewing’s Ron Gansberg in advance of the opening of the new Cascade Barrel House at 935 SE Belmont St (which should...
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Sep 13, 2010
Happy Hour
And now a few words about Fritos and cheap whiskey. Since a respectful amount of time has passed since senior editor Bart Blasengame’s departure from the Portland Monthly masthed, I think it’s...
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Sep 8, 2010
Cheap Eats
When I first moved back to Oregon nearly three years ago, and settled in the Alberta neighborhood, my husband and I stumbled upon this cool bar called the Bye and Bye. In addition to a good...
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Sep 16, 2009
New Business
Good news for gourmands, adventurous gluttons, and saké sippers: Miho Izakaya, right across the street from the Alibi on N Interstate Avenue, is now open for business. Co-owner and...
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Mar 9, 2009
Drink Locally
Man, there was no sign of a faltering economy at the Alibi on Saturday night. Between the karaoke crew, at least three birthday parties (happy birthday Jane!), and the usual assortment of...