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Monday, January 24, 2011 WHITNEY HAWKE

Drink 2010


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Crush hits all the right notes with friendly bartenders, pumping (but not obnoxious) music, a queer-friendly crowd and a long drink menu riddled with tempting libations. It may take you 15 minutes to pick your poison, but rest assured, it will appease. The Pear of Panties, served on the rocks, is a    More
 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 WHITNEY HAWKE

Drink 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
With 15 well-selected taps, Roscoe’s is a diamond in the rough for beer drinkers, and only beer drinkers. When asked, “What’s your house specialty?” the bartender confusedly replied, “Do you mean which beer is the best?” Hidden in the outer-Southeast enclave of 82   More
 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 WHITNEY HAWKE

Drink 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
Neighborhood veterans and area college students flock to this dive bar, with its cheap beer, shuffleboard and several pool tables, like a kid to a comfort blanket. And for good reason. The Black Cat has been serving up frosty pints and stiff pours since before most WW readers were born. In the summe   More
 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 WHITNEY HAWKE

Drink 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
Housed in Portland’s historic Powers Building (built in 1887), Paddy’s stocks a ceiling-high, seven-shelf bar that is at least 30 feet long. That’s a lot of booze. If you’re not in the mood for Jameson or Smithwick’s, try the house-special lemon drop. Paddy’s bart   More
 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 WHITNEY HAWKE

Drink 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
For a bar, Mother Maybel’s has versatility and charm. It dubs itself a martini bar, but the cushy space serves up more than just a fine lemon drop. The Pirate Moscow (dark rum, lime, sugar and Cock ’N Bull ginger beer) is a refreshing sipper, and its companion drink, the Dark and Stormy,   More
 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 WHITNEY HAWKE

Drinking, Driving And Cruis’n The USA


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ILLUSTRATION: Lloyd Eugene Winter IVFor any person who drinks regularly, there’s one question that seems to linger at the end of every night: Am I shit-canned enough to get a DUII? As a precauti ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 WHITNEY HAWKE

Cheap Eats 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
This minuscule sandwich shop sports a terrifying arsenal of gut-busting sandwiches. The most daunting of these is Gretchen’s Flagrant Delecti ($7.75), a pillowy french roll crammed with turkey, salami, ham, provolone, cheddar, pickles, tomato, olives, red onion, lettuce, garlic-Parmesan vinaig   More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 WHITNEY HAWKE

Cheap Eats 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
The zealously friendly staff at this family-friendly kitchen serves up classic lunch fare like BLTs ($7.29) and turkey with cranberry relish ($7.99) to Northwesterners hunting for a solid American meal on the cheap. Nancy’s breakfast menu steals the spotlight with a luminous glass case stocked   More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 WHITNEY HAWKE

Cheap Eats 2010


Food Reviews & Stories
This health-bent local chain has been keeping hasty, hungry Portlanders full and fast since 2000. Laughing Planet’s bowls ($4.75-$7.25) and burritos ($4.25-$6.25) range in inspiration from Mexican (beans, rice, corn) to Asian (rice and vegetables) to good ol’ fashioned comfort foods (yes   More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 WHITNEY HAWKE
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