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Live Review: Jack White at Edgefield, Aug. 28

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Jack White's genius manifests best when it's just guitar, drums and nothing else. Or so it seemed at Edgefield, where the standout moment in two-plus hours of White with his solo band came in the extended jam to open "Steady, As She Goes," just before the encore break. Jack's mangy riff bounced around like an old mattress in the back of a pickup, with just a few strands of thump...   More
 
Thursday, August 28, 2014 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Dime Store


Food Reviews & Stories
There was much to love about Leo’s Non-Smoking Coffee Shop. You grabbed one of the teal vinyl stools, and a complimentary copy of the day’s Oregonian appeared. Owner-server Peter Chan didn't   More
 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Our Campaign Plans to Make the Marionberry the Oregon State Food


Food Reviews & Stories
To get things done in Salem, you have to lobby. The marionberry learned that back in 2009, when House Joint Resolution 11, which would have made it Oregon’s state berry, was pulled from the floo   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Portland's Boozed-up Frozen and Slushy Drinks

Getting slushed in the summer.


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Slushies have proved to be this summer’s breakout hit. Adult-grade Slurpees are popping up all over Portland, from familiar dives like the Standard to high-end cocktail bars like Rum Club. H   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR, RIAN NIELSEN, MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Arizona Chimichanga: Fried Burritos From a State that Deserves its Freedom

The 50 Plates tour continues with the deep-fried pride of the Copper State at Taqueria Portland

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 Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our&...   More
 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 by MARTIN CIZMAR

New Mexico Green Chile Cheeseburger: The Hotness

The 50 Plates tour continues with Blue Goose's chile stack

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our <...   More
 
Sunday, August 17, 2014 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Oklahoma Chicken Fried Steak: Leftover Texas

The 50 Plates tour continues with steak's answer to chicken at the Country Cat

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Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour continues with a chicken fried steak from Oklaho...   More
 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Food and Drink Near MusicfestNW

MusicfestNW allows re-entry. Here’s how to use this privilege.


Food Reviews & Stories
Did you eat at past editions of MusicfestNW? It’s hard to remember. Maybe, while scurrying between venues, you were able to stuff a burrito down your gullet. Maybe you waited until the house l   More
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR, MATTHEW KORFHAGE, KATHERINE MARRONE

Restaurant Review: Son of a Biscuit


Food Reviews & Stories
Micah Camden doesn’t lack confidence. Coming off the excellent Boxer Ramen, the restaurateur of Little Big Burger and Blue Star Donuts fame was bullish about Son of a Biscuit, his new fried-   More
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

How Girl Talk's Gregg Gillis went from arthouse flop to hosting the party of a generation


MFNW 2014
Gregg Gillis is used to arguing about music—just not at dinner. But the waiter at this old-school Steel City Italian restaurant insists. “Is Pittsburgh really a rap city?” the waiter ask   More
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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