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Stoopid Burger: Food Cart Review


Food Cart Reviews
Some of the best french fries in Portland are served crinkle-cut and salty in a crumpled paper bag, in a rain-slicked parking lot, by two guys who seem as if they’re having the time of their l   More
 
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Muscadine: Down-Home Skillet

Muscadine brings the soulful, regional Southern fare.


Food Reviews & Stories
Brunch and Southern fare are the twin towers of American comfort. Combine them, and you might as well be auditioning as somebody’s replacement mom. That womblike nexus of hospitality, famili   More
 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Habesha Lounge: Say Wat


Bar Reviews
Habesha Lounge (801 NE Broadway, 284-4299) is either a party on top of an Ethiopian restaurant, or it’s a bar that stumbled into a patio party. Loosely open Tuesdays through Saturdays, it mo   More
 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Dogs are the New Pigs

(Truffle pigs are the new bacon)


Headout
Ah, the genteel art of truffle hunting. Since Roman times, an enterprising truffle hunter must merely strap himself to a rutting sow of three or four hundred pounds, and then keep worried pace a   More
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Monk’s Deli


Food Cart Reviews
Nobody ever thinks of Delaware when they say “cheesesteak.” Forgive them—they don’t know nothing. The Mid-Atlantic’s best-loved sandwich travels downstream on the Pepsi-sugared waters    More
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Ash Woodfired Pizza: Food Cart Review


Food Cart Reviews
Ash is easy to like. The wood-fired sourdough pizzas in the little Sellwood cart are made with attention and forethought from luxe ingredients, brushed with garlic butter after they’re removed   More
 
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Turn the Page

Revisiting the restaurants that left us wondering over the past 12 months.


Food Reviews & Stories
One of the big secrets of the food-review business: After making three or four visits in quick succession, even the best restaurants look good in the rearview. Actually, the spots we’re most eager   More
 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR, MATTHEW KORFHAGE

New City Kitchen


Food Reviews & Stories
Second chances don’t come easy, and there are plenty of reasons you might need one. Maybe you made some bad decisions, or maybe the recent near-Depression plunged you into the economy’s crac   More
 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Rams Head: Tempest in a Martini Glass


Bar Reviews
Mike and Brian McMenamin seem steadfast in their belief that if a thing should be done, it should be done a lot. Their Edgefield distillery built up to 9- and 13-year brandies before becoming on   More
 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Gracie’s at Hotel deLuxe: Merry Christmas


Bar Reviews
Maybe it’s childhood church services, or maybe it’s just memories cribbed from movies, but there’s something reassuring about being in a large, ornate room during the holidays. A space that    More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR, MATTHEW KORFHAGE, REBECCA JACOBSON, MATTHEW SINGER
 

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