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Restaurant Guide 2012: The Wordle

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Yes, the announcement of the 2012 Restaurant of the Year was exciting, but here's the Restaurant Guide feature for which I know you've really been hanging out: the 2012 wordle, s...   More
 
Thursday, October 25, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

PDX Charts

Top selling albums and songs in Portland, Oct. 15-21

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Every Tuesday, we list the top selling albums from local record stores Music Millennium, Jackpot Records and Everyday Music, and the top streamed tracks in Portland on Rhapsody, for ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Restaurant Guide 2012: Aviary, Restaurant of the Year


Restaurant Guide
The July 6, 2011, issue of Willamette Week hit the streets with a glowing review of a new Northeast Alberta Street restaurant. The food was “cerebral” and “playful.” It “surprises and    More
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 RUTH BROWN

2012 Finder Crossword Solution: Revealed At Last

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It's been three months since WW's 2012 Finder guide was released, so it seems a little overdue for us to reveal the answers to the crossword on page 142. We know you've been hanging out for them.In related news, if you didn't snag a copy of this year's Finder, you can still buy them for $9.95 at Powell's City of Book...   More
 
Monday, October 22, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Creeper Crawl: FrightTown

High-end haunts under the Memorial Coliseum

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Who's the weird old person hanging around the packs of high school kids at Portland-area haunted houses? The one who reeks of good coffee and cheap gin? Yeah, that’s a Willamette Week writer out reviewing local haunts for Creeper Crawl 2012.
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Saturday, October 20, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Future Drinking: Verde Cocina in the Pearl; Laurelhurst Theater Owners to Open Restaurant

And more new places to eat and drink in Portland

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Our sorta-weekly recap of gossip via OLCC liquor license applications:
Mexican eatery Verde Cocina, which runs a popular stand at various farmers markets and has a restaurant in Hillsdale, looks to be moving in on the recently shuttered Kin space at 524 NW 14th Ave. in the Pearl. Anna and Noe Garnica hav...   More
 
Thursday, October 18, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

Carrying the Tiki Torch

Yes, the guys in flowered shirts take cocktails seriously, too.


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A small tropical “storm” breaks out in the corner of the room, and Craig Hermann, dressed in a safari hat and vintage Hawaiian shirt, erupts with a delighted...   More
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Headout: Comic Con-Versation

The Projects is a European-style comics festival.


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Paint-by-numbers murals, choose-your-own adventure stories and Chinese street art—the Projects is not your little brother’s comics festival. That’s kind of...   More
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Beau Breedlove's French Dance Cafe: Now Open

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The most hotly anticipated restaurant of 2012 is finally here: Sam Adams' former lover Beau Breedlove's French dance cafe is now open at the South Waterfront.According to the...   More
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by RUTH BROWN

PDX Charts

Top selling albums and songs in Portland, Oct. 8-14

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Every Tuesday, we list the top selling albums from local record stores Music Millennium, Jackpot Records and Everyday Music, and the top streamed tracks in Portland on Rhapsody, for ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by RUTH BROWN
 

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