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We Have a New Site and New RSS feed


Hello? Hello? Can you hear me?CAN ANYBODY HEAR ME?OK, I'LL TRY TO GET THIS INFORMATION OUT....WW has a new web site and a new RSS feed. The old one was broken in our site rebuild and will never come back.The new one is    More
Monday, September 28, 2015 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Food Review: Fillmore Coffee (and Pizza)

Food Reviews & Stories
When it comes time to fasten and secure your leftovers for transport, rarely do pizza places hand you an industrial-sized roll of aluminum foil. Rarer still is the feeling that this is an extension of   More
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

So Fresh, So Green

Why Portland has the best fresh-hop beers on Earth.

Cover Story
Fresh tastes so much better. That’s a lesson most Portlanders learned a decade or more ago, when farmers markets and restaurants with chalkboards listing local providers became enm   More
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

32 Possible New Slogans for Tacoma

"Tacoma: We’re Chihulytown, Bitch!"


Oh Tacoma, you try so hard! This weekend, Travel Tacoma are really, really hoping to get people to come visit their city with a full on PR blitz at Pioneer Courthouse Square when "100 hand-blown glass coasters from Tacoma will be hidden near 10 local landmarks" and there will be "free giveaways, glassmaking demo by Tacoma artis...   More
Monday, September 21, 2015 by LIZZY ACKER

Binders Full of Touchdowns: Why I Took Rob Gronkowski Number One Overall in My Office Fantasy Football League

Seriously, dudes, read this post about fantasy football.


What kind of maniac takes a tight end number one overall in a fantasy football draft?I know that the bros in my office league were sure shocked. When I got the number one pick and was unable to trade it down, I had a real dilemma on my hands. You see, I am not someone who likes to put all of his faith in a running back, given how many other factors contribute to that player's success, and the stee...   More
Friday, September 18, 2015 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Food Review: Taiwan Eats

Food Reviews & Stories
Beaverton has long banned food-cart pods, a major stumbling block in efforts to enliven the moribund downtown of Portland’s second-most-populous suburb. But cart operators are nothing if not resourc   More
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bar Review: Hamlet

Bar Reviews
PORK SWORD: Bars are, in some ways, defined by what the staff is doing while the patrons drink. Are they chitchatting, mixologizing, tot-tatering or tossing shakers behind their backs to entertain coe   More
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Tannin and Rested

Lessons from Oregon Leaf’s Tannins & Terpenes event.

Last Saturday, Oregon Leaf magazine threw a party I had been eagerly anticipating. The event, Tannins & Terpenes, featured alcohol and cannabis paired in an industrial Southeast Portland warehouse   More
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Florida Man Eats Only Plants

Food Reviews & Stories
What do Lynyrd Skynyrd, Limp Bizkit and the two most ambitious new Portland vegan restaurants have in common? If you guessed they all have roots in Jacksonville, Fla., then you deserve an appropriat   More
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Cheeze, Please

Food Reviews & Stories
Most vegan cheese is a foul abomination that makes even the most empathetic people assent to the nonlethal exploitation of milkable mammals. And yet, maybe there’s another way? Goose Hollow’s    More
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

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