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The Moonlighters

While you’re worrying about keeping your job, these people are juggling two—or more.


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Just in case you haven’t noticed, every media source in the state—nay, the nation—is spreading mass hysteria about job loss and home foreclosures. In preparation for our own pink sli ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Samantha Herman

Send the Intern: Taste of Home Cooking School




Wondering what event could drag 300 people out to the sleepy suburbs of Hillsboro on a Wednesday night? Wonder no more. Taste of Home magazine (you know, the on...   More
 
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 by Samantha Herman

Cork Turns Olive Oil into a Precious Commodity




Of all the goods exported from Italy, olive oil always gets the short end of the stick. People pay big money to go to wine bars and sample expensive Italian wines. Likewise, small plates with Italian cheeses can cost a pretty penny at certain restaurants a...   More
 
Friday, March 13, 2009 by Samantha Herman

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
Unlike other theme-restaurant disasters that have come and gone over the years, the furnishings at the Industrial are fitting without being too over the top. Take your pick of hormone-free burgers (around $9), but the desserts are where this little joint really shines. Don’t question the $6.50   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Samantha Herman

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
Delicious food and familiar service are the specials at this quaint strip-mall cafe decorated with pictures of brightly colored flowers. The Garden Fresh Skillet ($7.99) is a crisp feast of spinach, onions, bell peppers and potatoes. Even a touch of syrup on Nancy’s cinnamon-roll French toast    More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Samantha Herman

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
Though not exactly small, this wine bar has a lot of personal touches that make it feel comfy and inviting. Couches and easy chairs are interspersed with sturdy tables made of dark wood, and the servers have a calming presence. Order a $6 glass of wine and get friendly with a delicately toasted tuna   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Samantha Herman

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
Here in Gelato Land, Cool Moon is poised to bring back normal American ice cream. The employees strongly encourage you to taste as many housemade flavors as you like, and after a bout of bite-sized portions, nothing sounds better than the single size ($3.10), which can be split into one scoop each o   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Samantha Herman

March Madness at Uber-Ritzy Mario's




Despite WW's strong desire to aid the proletariat as the economy takes a nosedive into a dirty toilet, alienating rich people probably isn't the best idea either. In an effort to reconnect with affluent Portlanders, here's a deal exclusively for those clinging to or grasping ...   More
 
Saturday, March 7, 2009 by Samantha Herman

Live Review: The 2009 Yard, Garden & Patio Show




The 2009 Yard, Garden & Patio Show that took place at the Oregon Convention Center this past weekend was…enlightening. Who knew that half of a disco ball protruding from th...   More
 
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 by Samantha Herman

Restaurant Apocalypse: Good News/Bad News



Even though everyone is probably getting sick of the "good news, bad news" format (first openly gay mayor = good news; wants to make out with underage ...   More
 
Monday, March 2, 2009 by Samantha Herman
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