7002 SE 82nd Ave., 771-1141.
[BLOOOOD] Bun Bo Hue isn’t much
for atmosphere. Hidden at the base of Mount Scott deep in Southeast
Portland, the small restaurant is covered in graffiti, sports ba
2446 SE 87th Ave., 772-1808, purespicerestaurant.com.
[YOU’RE SURE] From the street,
Pure Spice looks like a Chinatown meat shop duct-taped into an outer
Southeast Portland strip mall. That imp
As Feast presents the Rose City as foodie paradise, we taste-test the appropriate foodstuffs.
Food Reviews & Stories
Milk It can be surprisingly hard to find local
milk. Supermarket shelves are lined with dairy from megafarms in
Wisconsin and Ohio, but what if you want something from a local
megafarm? We wante
Tom Cook drew your favorite Saturday-morning cartoons.
You’ve seen Tom Cook’s work. You don’t know the name, but if you’ve seen He-Man, The Smurfs, later Scooby-Doo or Flintstones,
or a host of other Reagan-era cartoons, you’ve seen a panel or
Tumbledown (Graywolf, 429 pages, $26) is a book
about shallow love, lust and sex in a mental institution. The plot is a
complicated web of love triangles, and by the end you’ll know
Renowned primatologist (and amateur art critic) Jane Goodall shuns Oregon on bonus prize.
Arts & Books
It’s a sad day for Oregon’s art world. A prolific Oregon artist has taken last place in a nationwide competition among her peers. Patti, a 31-year old painter from Bend, is reportedly devastated by the loss. Out of 27,000 votes cast, Patti’s untitled but colorful abstraction, painted with her tongue and feet, lost out on a $10,000 prize from the Humane Society.
Movies & Television
Perhaps by screening after deadline, Getaway tried to escape (c'mon, it's been a long day) from critics. Not so lucky. Critic's Grade: D
Welcome to Bulgaria, where Nascar drivers gone bad hire out their services to criminals, anonymous super-criminals rob investment banks, nobody speaks Bulgarian, Justin Bieber's ex-girlfriend carjacks Mustangs and a police car dram...
Portland has vending machines with Neil Young singles, guitar strings, pregnancy tests and lap-dance coupons.
Smitty’s Vending is where vending machines go when they
die. At this metal graveyard on busy Southeast Main Street, Pepsi logos
fade gently on a bed of broken glass behind barbed wire and a lock
Strictly speaking, Punch Bowl Social (340 SW Morrison St., 334-0360, punchbowlsocial.com) isn’t located on the third floor of Pioneer Place Mall. Punch Bowl Social is
the third floor. The new mega
Movie Reviews & Stories
For cult-of-Apple devotees—Applets, let’s call them—Friday, Aug. 16, may be a dark day. That’s when Jobs,
a new biopic starring Ashton Kutcher as Apple co-founder and tech
messiah Steve Jo