Food Reviews & Stories
Portland’s restaurant scene is all grown up, and that
means we get a fancy food festival to call our very own. Feast Portland,
the brainchild of former WW contributor Mike Thelin and PR consulta
FeaturesRitual declaration of self interest: I attended this festival on a press pass. That means I paid nothing. Some of the speakers were also acquaintances of mine. So you probably shouldn't trust a damn word I write.
"This is SO much better than South by Southwest!""This is like the first year of South by Southwest!"I must have heard these phrases dozens and dozens of times through More
Food & DrinkNews from the week's OLCC liquor license applications:Earlier this year, we reported that Korean-Mexican food truck fleet Koi Fusion had bought the Stadium Flowers space at 2010 W Burnside St. near Jeld-Wen, with the intention o...
It’s easy to make fun of Kickstarter. God knows we do: A
project involving vegan cookies delivered by unicycle is a running joke
in the WW office. But setting cynicism aside for one page, it’s
Food & DrinkBar and restaurant gossip, courtesy of this week's OLCC liquor license applications:Matthew Jacobson and Michael McKennedy, the owners of Sizzle Pie, have bought inner southeast punk/metal bar Plan B. The paperwork reveals that the previous owner was the awesomely titled Class War Begins at Home LLC. The cursed location of 1101 E Burnside has a brave new tenant: ...
Andrew McLaughlin gets political; hacking Elliott Smith
FeaturesRitual declaration of self interest: This is Willamette Week's festival. I work for Willamette Week. I was involved in some of the very early planning meetings. I am in no way able to report on this impartially, but I'll do my best. Read the report from day 1 of PDX here...More
In last week's paper, I wrote about Rose City Comic-Con, a new comic/pop culture convention by a newcomer to the convention world who is nevertheless hoping to grow the event to the size of our northern neighbor's Emerald City Comic-Con.
I managed to stick my head in on Sunday afternoon, and ...
Aaron Draplin on working for Obama; Dave Allen sticks it to Spotify
FeaturesRitual declaration of self interest: This is Willamette Week's festival. I work for Willamette Week. I was involved in some of the very early planning meetings. I am in no way able to report on this impartially, but I'll do my best,
It was, we were reminded many times throughout the day, a "beta test." Portland Digital eXperienceMore