Amy Stewart’s The Drunken Botanist (Algonquin, 400
pages, $19.95) is a quirky exploration of the plants behind every drink
menu. Part field guide for invested gardeners or bartenders, part 1,000
Pfriem Family Brewers, which opened in Hood River last
year, has a lofty goal: capture sunlight in a bottle. Pfriem’s Little
Saison, light but not little, almost gets there. Saisons began as
Deep into Conor McPherson’s St. Nicholas,
our devilish, graying narrator is engulfed by the irresistible spell of
otherworldly figures, swept into their London mansion of dark wood
Fire-and-forget missiles are launched and
then left to their own devices, whizzing toward inevitable destruction.
The veteran authors of Fire and Forget: Short Stories From the Long War
Although the bar is dubbed “savage” in French, nothing at Sauvage (537 SE Ash St., No. 102, 971-258-5829, sauvagepdx.com)
falls below perfectly refined—except maybe the taxidermied goose
Caffe Destino serves up mathematical art and mochas
In honor of Pi Day, here’s a mathematical query related to phi: What shape’s surface area, when divided by the area of a square of its same dimensions, equals the golden ratio? The DOR (direct opposite reverse), of course! Caffe De...More
Movie Reviews & Stories
A runaway teen squeezes into scintillating pink spandex as
she follows her wrestling dream. Deanne Foley’s film congenially
captures showy wrestling, pubescent awkwardness and familia
When the University of Portland president gives his annual fireside chat he's looking for conversation, not controversy. But when president Fr. William Beauchamp spoke on Monday, Feb. 18, he—perhaps accidentally—ignited a gay rights fight on the Catholic campus.
I'm a senior at UP, and this is the most charged I've ever seen campus.
The battle centers on UP’s nondiscrimination policy, ...
Food Reviews & Stories
Toasted, rolled, burnt and baked—can one
exist solely off cannabis? Hemp advocates trumpet the many great
qualities of this “wonder crop,” which has been cultivated since the
dawn of civil