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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

Cheap Life: Free Pool...


Featured Stories
Like swimming pools, pool tables should always be free. Here’s why: If you’re terrible, it’s no fun, and if you’re excellent, it’s too fast. Anyway, here are the free Portland tables,    More
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Cheap Eats 2015


Cheap Eats
This was supposed to be the year the Portland food cart broke down.  Last spring, our cart pods looked like they would all be tilled under by developers, from Hawthorne’s Cartopia to Bel   More
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Down-Home Duet

Tapalaya’s Viet-Cajun mash-up brings the real flavor of modern New Orleans.


Food Reviews & Stories
Vietnamese and Cajun are like the main characters in every movie starring Jennifer Aniston: You wouldn’t think they belong together, but OMG. Both are French Creole cuisines, both river cultur   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Black Water: Hail Seitan


Bar Reviews
Vegan punk spots in Portland are like the Hydra. Cut the head off, and more will grow to take its place. Fast on the heels of Slabtown’s closure, punk-metal Black Water (835 NE Broadway, 546-1   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Kabob House


Food Reviews & Stories
Maybe I’m an unserious person, but every time Obama and Bibi get in a fight about Iran, my stomach growls. Every bit as much as the politics, Persian food is rich and complex, singular in it   More
 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Fill ’Er Up

A survey of Portland’s gas-station food spots.


Food Reviews & Stories
In the heartland, where the towns that survive are built along the great and open freeway, no gas station is just a gas station. It’s the town square, the place everybody goes, home to fresh   More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Big Apple

Why local artisan cidermakers are at the core of a national boom.


Cover Story
The tree wasn’t all that special. It was just too damn big. Back in 2004, Nat West’s friend and neighbor in North Portland, Norris Thomlinson, had a large and craggy tree in his backyard t   More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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