A look back at the other ill-fated experiment in prohibition.
People like to get high. Almost all humans seek to alter their reality in some way, be it with a few beers, a bong rip, or good, old-fashioned OxyContin overprescribed by a doctor.
And yet, some peo
Gentlemen, we have the technology. We have the capability to make bacon better. Better than it was before. Better, stronger, tastier.
Bacon is a funny thing. I love it. You love it. Everybody loves it, even vegetarians and vegans who toil away trying to perfect meat-free bacon. It’s become one of the most ubiquitous foods there is. It’s on burgers, french fries, vodka, prunes and pizza among many, many other things. And yet I’ve never had the feeling that it is as popular in reality as it is in the largely unimaginative co...
From the instant Seth MacFarlane’s Ted grossed over $200 million in 2012, the sequel was inevitable. The American public couldn’t get enough as Seth MacFarlane broke away from his most famous role, Homer Simpson-like Peter Griffin, and brought the same crass, lowbrow humor and voice to a stuffed teddy bear.The foul-mouthed Ted is back with more celebrities, low-hanging fruit and ...
“Fuck it, dude, let’s just put hot dogs in the crust,” suggested a Pizza Hut exec after the chain’s failed relaunch as an artisanal brand.
Welcome to Haute-N-Ready, in which John Locanthi, Willamette Week’s trencherman of leisure, tastes the hastily made, modestly priced food of the common man. Pizza Hut doesn’t even know what it’s doing anymore. The venerable purveyor of Kansas-style pizza has been fighting a long, losing battle with two competitors: one ...
Blizzard dispensary now offering melts, artisanal-style sandwiches and hot desserts a la mode
Welcome to Haute-N-Ready, in which John Locanthi, Willamette Week’s trencherman of leisure, tastes the hastily made, modestly priced food of the common man.
Fast-food chains are running away from the “fast food” label faster than crap through a goose. T...
It’s getting tough to get Taco Bell in Portland. We asked a Mexican food expert to reverse-engineer our favorite FourthMeals.
Food Reviews & Stories
For FourthMeal fans, these are trying times.
Taco Bell locations in central Portland are currently closed, with the
West Burnside Street Bell apparently being rebuilt and the Northeast
Food Reviews & Stories
These are exciting times in the fast-food industry. What
began with Doritos taco shells and fried chicken-as-sandwich bread has
evolved into biscuit taco shells and fried chicken-as-hot dog bu