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Bar Guide 2014: Tonic Lounge


Bar Guide
Tonic Lounge3100 NE Sandy Blvd., 238-0543. 5 pm-2:30 am Monday-Saturday, 5 pm-12:30 am Sunday.Some places the circus comes to, some places it never leaves. Painted red and black like an old Stendhal r   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Hotseat: Julia Cooke, The Other Side of Paradise


Books
Cuba is the great unknown in America’s backyard, embargoed from both trade and direct travel. But during visits between 2008 and 2013, Portland-raised writer Julia Cooke talked to Havana’s p   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1

Still life with genitalia.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac contains nothing less than the future of movies: Celebrities and fashion models are digitally grafted onto the thrusting, interpenetrating genitalia of unknown porn   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

It’s Local Somewhere

The American Local is an intriguing blend of diner flavors.


Food Reviews & Stories
The American Local is neither American nor local—which is to say, it’s as American as it gets. Like Smallwares, which it mirrors on the Portland city map, this clean-lined modern space is heav   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Double Barrel: Barreling Forward


Bar Reviews
If it’s on the wall at Double Barrel (2002 SE Division St., 234-1420), it’s either a gun or something it shot. The walls pack more heat than a Texas wedding party. Even the clocks and mirrors    More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Knuckle Sandwich


Food Reviews & Stories
Knuckle Sandwich’s grinders come cut into fist-size halves—fist-size if you happen to be a massive Sicilian enforcer—and they’re as forthright and sloppy as a street brawl. This old-scho   More
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Bitter End Pub: New Kicks


Bar Reviews
The original Bitter End Pub (1981 W Burnside St., 432-8236, bitterendpdx.com) was more a bitter beginning. It was a dim, dirty, piss-and-vinegar-fry dive that germinated a drunken army of Portland   More
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Maurice


Food Reviews & Stories
Maurice, named after chef-owner Kristen D. Murray’s pet rabbit, is bright white as an art gallery, with signage on reams of butcher paper in the front window. The sunnily domestic train-car bist   More
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Cheap Eats 2014


Cheap Eats
From the Editor Portland is a great place to be a cheapskate. Each year, we put out our Cheap Eats guide to the best restaurants in Portland with dinners under $15 and lunches under $10, and ea   More
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Bison Went Unmilked

7 things you didn’t know about local cheese, courtesy of Tami Parr’s new book.


Books
1. Cheese as you know it literally couldn’t exist here before European settlement. Cows and goats are not native to North America, and were brought by Europeans. The Europeans also introduced o   More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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