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Drank: Do-Gooder IPA vs. British Invasion IPA (Oregon Public House & Pints vs. Hopworks & KBOO)


Drank
Lately, everyone is chasing charity with beer. Portland will soon have its first nonprofit brewery, Ex Novo, not far from its first nonprofit pub, Oregon Public House. And at that nonprofit pub,   More
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Show Preview: Kongos, the Ecstatics


Music Stories
[ROCK…WITH ACCORDION?! WHAAA?] It’s hard to rock out in this wacky, post-Mumford world. Not necessarily to perform rock music—that’s been pretty much the same since the ’60s—but to be    More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Atlas Pizza


Food Reviews & Stories
Metalheads who drive Chevy Cavaliers have long been the unsung heroes of the American pizza industry. Some guys in Austin figured that out 20 years ago, opening a place called Hoek’s Death Met   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Coopers Hall: One Big Barrel


Bar Reviews
The first thing you notice about Coopers Hall (404 SE 6th Ave., 719-7000, facebook.com/pages/Coopers-Hall) is its mammoth size. The new winepub in the industrial inner east side could double as a    More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bike Guide 2014: Editor’s Note

The Humble Derailleur


Bike Guide
Portland’s bike scene is a cogset of many sprockets. If any great insight has come from the months we spent compiling Willamette Week’s first glossy Bike Guide, it’s just how many moving part   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bike Guide 2014: Cyclocross Pro Molly Cameron

A longtime pro explains why cyclocross took over Portland.


Bike Guide
How did cyclocross become the most popular cycle sport in Portland? Molly Cameron has some theories, and they stretch from Belgium to the space between the tire and fork on your bike. Cameron, 37   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Bike Guide 2014: The Muddy, Rides and Shops


Bike Guide
SHOP Fat Tire Farm 2714 NW Thurman St., 222-3276, fattirefarm.com. 11 am-7 pm Monday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm Saturday, noon-5 pm Sunday.  This mountain bike-only shop is a knobby sister to nearby   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

False Priest

Reverend’s BBQ doesn’t bring deliverance to Sellwood.


Food Reviews & Stories
The dining desert of Sellwood needs some salvation. Sure, there are a few great old standbys, yet Sellwood-Westmoreland remains the wealthiest neighborhood on the east side where you have to dri   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Stammtisch: Hier Sitzen Die


Bar Reviews
There’s a lot of glass at Stammtisch (401 NE 28th Ave., 206-7983, stammtischpdx.com), the new German pub from the owners of Prost. Before you see the small wooden sign advertising this above-gro   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Burncider (Cider Riot)


Drank
Portland’s fledgling cider scene needs something like Cider Riot. First, because the now year-old cidery brings some swagger so far unknown among the often meek glutophobes—witness the mob o   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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