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Chizu: Jones Dreams of Chizu


Bar Reviews
There are more than 90 dudes named Steve Jones in Portland. We know, because we checked. But we’re wondering if some of the Joneses might just be clones of Portland’s famous cheesemonger.    More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Poppin’ Tops

Five Portland strip clubs with great beer.


Headout
1. Acropolis 8325 SE McLoughlin Blvd., 231-9611, acropolispdx.com. 7 am-2 am Monday-Saturday, 11 am-2 am Sunday. Oh, the Acropolis. Weird statues. Three stages. Salad bar. Cheap steaks from the    More
 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Jon Ronson, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

Everybody must get stoned.


Books
On Dec. 20, 2013, Justine Sacco, a PR rep for Tinder parent company IAC, tweeted a very poorly received joke: “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!” By th   More
 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Charlie Horse Saloon: Bucks, Shot


Bar Reviews
Every age needs a metaphor. In Portland’s construction-craned Southeast, it’s apparently the Wild West frontier, from Double Barrel to the incoming Bit House to the brand-new Charlie Horse S   More
 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

J.C. Hallman, B & Me

Putting the need back in reading.


Books
J.C. Hallman thinks book culture has been ruined by the academics. In part, this is because they take the human element out of reading. His new book, B & Me, is a high-stakes gambit, inter   More
 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Charlie’s Deli: Food Review


Food Reviews & Stories
It all started on Facebook. We saw pictures of sandwiches at this place called Charlie’s Deli in Old Town, all seemingly 6 inches thick, plus fresh slabs of brisket and pork belly and prime ri   More
 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Drank: Blue Butterfly Cider (Hedgerow)


Drank
While most Oregon cideries struggle to get any Old World cider apples at all, Hedgerow’s Robert and Opal Morrow have planted no fewer than 58 varieties of English, French and American cider    More
 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Apizza Scholls Weekend Brunch


Food Reviews & Stories
For nearly a decade, Portland’s best pizza has been anachronistically named and a royal pain in the ass to buy. And for just as long, waiting for Brian Spangler’s perfectly chewy, char-spo   More
 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Donnie Vegas: Old, Not Dirty Vegas


Bar Reviews
IMAGE: jenniferplitzko.coAlberta’s new Donnie Vegas (1203 NE Alberta St., donnie.vegas) isn’t the Vegas that stays in Vegas. It is the Vegas that endures in Sammy Davis Jr. films and faded m   More
 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Smith Henderson, Fourth of July Creek

More live in heartbreak.


Books
Cheryl Strayed got the fancy movie premiere. Chuck Palahniuk gets the comic book. But probably the most significant book to come from a Portland writer in the past year is Smith Henderson’s Fo   More
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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