Your friend belongs to no university but somehow knows
everything under the sun and moon, as he is careful to remind you on
each and every occasion. When you bought Fifty Shades of Grey
Ah, well. It’s 2012, and for seemingly the 80th time, the
world is ending. If the predictions are true, it’ll all wrap up five
days after Hannukah, four before Christmas and well ahead of the
The penguins have come home to roost at the Oregon Zoo.
After two years of shivering next to the polar bear exhibit (“They could
definitely hear the bears through the walls,” says birdkeeper M
Movie Reviews & Stories
Tom Stoppard and Joe Wright’s new filming of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina might be a love story, but it has nothing to do with seduction. This Anna is all about the aftermath.
In many ways,
Food & Drink
Some activity at the site of Portland's massive failed experiment in high-end fine-dining, Lucier, which until recently was so well preserved it looked like it had been cleared by neutron bomb. Three of Portland's most prominent African-American entrepreneurs—Frank Taylor of Portland Prime, Bernard Foster of More
Tanuki is a mysterious creature: Eat first, ask questions never.
Food Reviews & Stories
Tanuki is a strange little world. Known for its food but
appointed as a bar, chef-owner Janis Martin’s Montavilla izakaya is a
dim, nearly unmarked space frequented mostly by a small, self-selec
The Jupiter Hotel will play host this
week to the massive Izakaya pub fest—with representatives of almost
every Portland sake “dining bar” and distiller (not Tanuki, see here)
serving up m
Arbitrage may not be directed by Paul
Verhoeven, but feature-film rookie Nicholas Jarecki so thoroughly
channels the hollow-man ambitions, smug moral posturing and incongruous
As a miserable season ends, the Portland Timbers again gamble on a first-time MLS coach.
Portland Timbers fans have learned one thing for certain about the team’s owner, Merritt Paulson: He’s not afraid to gamble.
He launched the
team’s freshman season in Major League Soccer las