Star-Crossed

Ecliptic shoots for the moon, makes a pretty good sandwich.


Food Reviews & Stories
Portland brewery food tends to be solid, but far from spectacular. That is to say, you’ll never find foodies and wine lovers making reservations to get Breakside’s hummus, Lompoc’s wings o   More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Here's Where to Get Our Beer of the Year

Six Spots Pouring Pfriem Belgian Strong Dark Right Now

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Food & Drink
Today, Willamette Week released its annual Beer Guide. The 84-page glossy takes you to every brewery within an hour's drive of downtown Portland and has our picks for great beer bars and stores around town.The guide also features on our 10 favorite Oregon beers from the last year, including our 2014 Beer of the Year, Pfriem's Belgian Strong Dark.You can read about the beer here, or watch brewmaster ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

Beer Guide 2014: Food & Brew

Restaurants with great beer.


Beer Guide
Wildwood  1221 NW 21st Ave., 248-9663, wildwoodrestaurant.com. Wildwood’s not merely a fine restaurant serving fine beer; it’s easily the best beer bar anywhere near its Northwest ’hood   More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE, MARTIN CIZMAR

Willamette Weekend: 12 Things to Do in Portland, Jan. 24-26

Coffee Beer and Wizard World

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Features
Friday, Jan. 24 Mike Birbiglia [COMEDY] Mike Birbiglia spins some of the best stories in the business, tales that transcend comedy to hit a place of cringingly awkward but lovely tenderness. Did you hear about the time he sleepwalked through a motel window in Walla Walla? Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, 248-4335. 7:30 (sold out) and 9:45 pm. $39.Cascadia Composers [DARK CONTEMPORARY ...   More
 
Friday, January 24, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Drank: Belgian Christmas Ale (pFriem Family Brewers)


Drank
Like Mariah Carey’s Merry Christmas, the lights on Peacock Lane and phone-book-thick editions of The Oregonian, spicy Christmas beers are something I love in December. Then they go away and, for   More
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drank: Isarweizen (Heater Allen)


Drank
American-made wheat beers tend to be dry, hoppy and, far too often, bland. The New World cousins of traditional German hefeweizens typically tone down the yeast’s tutti-frutti punch while ampi   More
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bodega Beer


Bar Reviews
I passed the cracked yellow sign hanging above Clinton Street Market (3400 SE Clinton St., 234-0372) a thousand times without once considering whether the store might carry something I wanted. Fro   More
 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Here is a List of Breakside's 100 Beers Brewed in 2013

Aquavit Barrel-Aged Braggot, Fresh Hop Citra IPA, Blood Orange CDA and 97 more...

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Food & Drink
Time to eat some crow: Last year about this time, I wrote a blurb about Breakside Brewing in WW's Beer Guide expressing doubt about the Portland brewery's ability to maintain a breakneck pace of innovation while also operating a full-scale production brewery."With a new tap room and full-scale production facility just opened in a Milwaukie industrial park, I wonder how much longer Breakside will ...   More
 
Thursday, December 19, 2013 by Martin Cizmar

How to Eat and Drink in Portland, Dec. 18-24

Pretty much checked out for the holidays edition.

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Food & Drink
[Image from Trinket. Review here.]Thursday, Dec. 19 Din Din Craft Fair Following suit with luxury stores that have a champagne flute at the ready every time they catch a lingering whiff of Chanel No. 5, Courtney Sproule’s Din Din is hosting a craft fair with snacks and wine and cocktails. So you’re appropriately buttered up with (potentially) hot buttered drinks while you’re sifting through ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

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