Lauren Weedman has made a small industry
out of gently mocking cities she barely knows, sponsored by residents of
the cities themselves. Since the debut of The People’s Republic of Portland—
3925 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 288-6900, nedluddpdx.com.
[CHOP SHOP] Luddites were
post-industrial gadget haters. It’s no surprise, then, that what this
neo-rustic asylum does best is wh
6236 NE Sandy Blvd., 281-2990, phoansandy.com.
[PHO REAL] Despite its
mustard-yellow paint and cartoonish taco-shop roof, Pho An goes easily
unnoticed among many rundown establishments on Northea
Need to feed a large group? Here’s who to call and what to expect.
4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 233-1286, apizzascholls.com.
The best pizza in town comes from a stylishly casual
restaurant complete with vintage arcade cabinets. The ever-popular
Food Cart Reviews
Dosas are rare in Portland proper. The crepelike Southern
Indian staple is mostly known locally through places like Southeast
Hawthorne’s Dwaraka and Hillsboro’s Chennai Masala, which serves n
The recently opened Fifth Avenue Night Lounge (125 NW 5th Ave., 477-8626, fifthavenuelounge.com)
wants to bring a little of the Vegas Strip to Old Town. The
self-proclaimed “best nightclub in Po
Choreographer Heidi Duckler sets her work in unexpected locations: laundromats, city hall buildings, on three-story-tall scaffolding. For Something to Declare, she finds herself in Portland’s historic Custom House. While she stays true to her mission of turning an ordinary space into a canvas for her art, it feeels like a missed opportu...
Food Cart Reviews
Gabagool is a fun word to say. Turns out, it’s Jersey
Italian slang for capicola, that gloriously salty cold cut of pork
shoulder. It was a favorite of Tony Soprano’s, and if you swing by this
A-WOL Dance’s Cirque Du Soleil-esque show Art in the Dark is like something you might see in a wild dream. Set among the trees of West Linn’s Mary S. Young park, dancers are suspended from branches by rope, aerial silks, trapeze and hoops. They vigorously propel their bodies up and down the fabric yet still move with beautiful ...More