Home · Articles · By Adrian Chen
 

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
Utopia Cafe's is a breakfast that makes you bolt from bed at 7:30 am on a Sunday to beat the crowds. The French toast ($5.50) proves that a little extra effort can boost a tired standby into the sublime (here, it's the fresh-baked brioche). Utopia takes the old and adds a little more so that dishes    More
 
Thursday, March 30, 2006 Adrian Chen

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
This place is decidedly offbeat, an attitude reflected as much in its food as its kooky decor. The quirky fare is best represented by the No Fish! Go Fish! sandwich ($1-$1.50). It's like a fish-shaped Hot Pocket stuffed with anything from ham and cheese to black-olive tapenade, and it's delicious. T   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Adrian Chen

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
For those who like their fish cooked, Sushi Mania (formerly Blowfish) is a good place to get a Japanese fix. Sure, they have all the classic raw rolls like salmon and tuna ($4), but Sushi Mania's trademark is the gargantuan "baked roll." From crispy tempura calamari piled on a sort of California rol   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Adrian Chen

Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Tin Shed is known for its superb breakfasts with such delicious twists as eggs and potato pancakes ($5). With a great-sounding menu, dinner should have been a shoo-in as well. Unfortunately, those excited that the Cafe serves chicken pot pie ($7.25), shouldn't be: Ours was bland and soggy. More trad   More
 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Adrian Chen

Hogil Pharmaceutical Corporation


Rogue of the Week
Big Pharma certainly is entitled to profit from others' ills. But this week's Rogue takes that to an absurd extreme with its shameless attempt at cashing in on meth-related hysteria.New York-based Hog ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 1, 2006 Adrian Chen

Jensine Larsen

The founder of a Portland-based mag for oppressed women and kids is PDO (pretty damn optimistic) about the world.


Q & A
Jensine Larsen, founder of the Portland-based international women's magazine World Pulse, smiled while talking about the global AIDS crisis, last year's tsunami and Sudan's civil war. In fact, the 31- ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 Adrian Chen

The City That Flexes

City and state increasingly outsourcing their motor pools to Flexcar.


News Stories
Maintenance, gas, parking, depreciation—they all add up to turn cars into financial black holes.So it's no surprise that leaner city and state government budgets, plus high gas prices, are promp ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2005 Adrian Chen

SALMON GONE WILD

WW's consumer report finds (drum roll, please) local stores telling the truth in selling wild salmon.


News Stories
Living in the heart of salmon country, Portlanders take their fish seriously.So our interest was piqued when The New York Times published a story finding six of eight New York City stores it examined ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 Adrian Chen

A peek at Peak Oil, Inc.

WW drops in on a true Portland-style financial seminar.


News Stories
War. Famine. Pestilence. Death. It's a mid-September Thursday night, and these calamities are projected in bold, black letters onto the wall of a basement conference room in the downtown Portland Marr ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 28, 2005 Adrian Chen

Q Madp

If there's a local funeral for U.S. soldiers, this photographer is there.


Q & A
A few minutes after a recent memorial service in Gresham for a Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan, a man dressed in black military garb snapped dozens of photos of the 300 or so attendees. The 49-year-ol ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2005 Adrian Chen
Top Articles from Adrian Chen
No articles in this section
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close