Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1513-1-.html Sat, 10 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 Headout: Deadliest Pick - Not all berries are good. Here’s a guide to the bad ones. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20871-headout_deadliest_pick_not_all_berries_are_good_heres_a_guide_to_the_bad_ones.html The third annual Oregon Berry Festival is upon us. It’s a great celebration of one of Oregon’s favorite agricultural products. Yet danger lurks. While the festival’s simple slogan encourages you]]> Restaurant Guide 2013: Get a Room - Need to feed a large group? Here’s who to call and what to expect. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21390-restaurant_guide_2013_get_a_room_need_to_feed_a_large_group_heres_who_to_call_and_what_to_expect.html Apizza Scholls 4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 233-1286, apizzascholls.com. The best pizza in town comes from a stylishly casual restaurant complete with vintage arcade cabinets. The ever-popular Apizz]]> Fifth Avenue Night Lounge: Viva Las Old Town - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21157-fifth_avenue_night_lounge_viva_las_old_town_.html The recently opened Fifth Avenue Night Lounge (125 NW 5th Ave., 477-8626, fifthavenuelounge.com) wants to bring a little of the Vegas Strip to Old Town. The self-proclaimed “best nightclub in Po]]> Restaurant Guide 2013: Ned Ludd - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21324-restaurant_guide_2013_ned_ludd_.html Gabagool - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21124-gabagool_.html Gabagool is a fun word to say. Turns out, it’s Jersey Italian slang for capicola, that gloriously salty cold cut of pork shoulder. It was a favorite of Tony Soprano’s, and if you swing by this]]> Tiffin Asha - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21155-tiffin_asha_.html Dosas are rare in Portland proper. The crepelike Southern Indian staple is mostly known locally through places like Southeast Hawthorne’s Dwaraka and Hillsboro’s Chennai Masala, which serves n]]> Restaurant Guide 2013: Pho An - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21338-restaurant_guide_2013_pho_an_.html <i>The People’s Republic of Portland</i> (Portland Center Stage) - Lauren Weedman exploits Rose City quirks. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-24337-the_peoples_republic_of_portland_%28portland_center_stage%29_lauren_weedman_exploits_rose_city_quirk.html Lauren Weedman has made a small industry out of gently mocking cities she barely knows, sponsored by residents of the cities themselves. Since the debut of The People’s Republic of Portland—]]> Anna Keesey, <i>Little Century</i> - Another century, another Oregon. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20855-anna_keesey_little_century_another_century_another_oregon.html Oregon-bound from her home in Chicago, Esther Chambers gets a hopeful impression of her soon-to-be home from a train conductor who describes it as an abundant garden shaded by trees so large you c]]> Local Motive - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20876-local_motive_.html Local, vegan and vegetarian options are ubiquitous in Portland. Fresh and affordable seafood, not so much. Local Motive, the South Waterfront food cart that mother-daughter duo Janette Sinclair an]]> Headout: Elbow Drop - A fearsome Honey Badger’s tips for boozy arm rasslin’ http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21126-headout_elbow_drop_a_fearsome_honey_badgers_tips_for_boozy_arm_rasslin.html Arm wrestling is the new roller derby. Or such is the idea behind “Honey Badgers & Cobras,” a female arm-wrestling battle royale at the Warrior Room kettlebell studio in Milwaukie on Sat]]>