Future Drinking: Tiki Month Edition


Food & Drink
According to a press release from the new Portland Trader Vic's, Mayor Sam Adams will declare August "Portland Tiki Month" at the bar's grand opening Aug. 1. So break out the leis, y'all.  It's retro-future drinking this week!The news from this week's OLCC applications:Fire on the Mountain Buffalo Wings has applied for a brewing license for its new location on Northeast Fremont Street. Harvester ...   More
Saturday, July 30, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Future Drinking: Feb. 13-16.

This week in OLCC applications.


Food & Drink
Apologies for this column's two-week absence. Your future drinker has been under the weather.Silly things first: Two non-bar, non-restaurant businesses applied for liquor licenses this week. The first is The Modern Man Barber Shop at 5018 NE 22nd Ave., which is seeking to start serving whiskey in its waiting room. The second is Velo Cult, a San Diego bike shop that's relocating to a former antique ...   More
Thursday, February 16, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Enough! There Are Nowhere Near 695 Food Carts in Portland


Food & Drink
With news that the Cartlandia food cart pod on 82nd Avenue has been granted a license to serve beer and wine, Mayor Sam Adams has been hysterically tweeting that this will lead to 695 individual food carts all now suddenly applying for liquor licenses—each paying $200 to apply for a limited on-premises liquor license without first bothering to read the guidelines that make it clear 99 percent ...   More
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 RUTH BROWN


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