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New York Buffalo Wings: The Empire State's Greatest Contribution to American Cuisine

Our Fifty Plates tour continues with the best Buffalo wings in Portland, from Fire on the Mountain.

buffalo wings fire mountain

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 Bu...   More
 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Restaurant Review: Storrs Smokehouse


Food Reviews & Stories
Breakfast is a reassuring sign at a barbecue joint. Even if you’re not in the mood for early-morning biscuits and gravy, it’s always good to see the pitmaster hanging around the kitchen ju   More
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Blonde IPA (Arlington Club)


Drank
The Arlington Club was founded way back in 1867, with the purpose of giving men with names you’d recognize from street signs a little quietude in which to smoke cigars, cut skyline-shaping bus   More
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Connecticut New Haven Style Pizza: New Haven 1, New York 0

Our Fifty Plates Tour continues with the best pizza in Portland at Apizza Scholls, modeled on the best pizza in the world.

apizza

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 Ne...   More
 
Sunday, July 6, 2014 by MARTIN CIZMAR

New Jersey Pork Roll: What Every Jersey Kid's Dad Made for Saturday Morning Breakfast

Our 50 Plates tour continues with Tasty N Sons' version of Taylor Ham on a hard roll

pork roll tasty sons

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 Taylor Ham on a h...   More
 
Friday, July 4, 2014 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Pennsylvania Perogies: Made By Your Grandma in a Church Basement

Our 50 Plates tour continues with the St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church's take on Eastern European dumplings

perogie

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. We continue with Pennsylvania, which was admitted t...   More
 
Thursday, July 3, 2014 by MARTIN CIZMAR

Yard House: First and 130


Bar Reviews
Even in beer-buzzed Portland, a new bar with 130 taps gets attention. A big selection of suds isn’t necessarily enough to ensure prosperity for a chain—witness the quick crash of the success   More
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Black 13 (Boneyard)


Drank
Boneyard has been shorting the market since it opened. Tony Lawrence assembled his Bend brewery from pieces and parts collected during his visits to other breweries across the country as a consu   More
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Restaurant Review: Stammtisch

Bring an army to Stammtisch. Feed it beer.


Food Reviews & Stories
At Stammtisch, you want numbers. The new German tavern from the proprietors of North Mississippi Avenue’s Prost doesn’t demand it—a couple can get a very date-night meal seated on the square   More
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Restaurant Review: East Glisan Pizza Lounge


Food Reviews & Stories
Montavilla has long been home to some of Portland’s better pizza. To my mind, at least. Flying Pie makes excellent classic pizzeria pies, moderately thick and covered in a blanket of salty pro   More
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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