How to Eat And Drink in Portland, Dec. 12-17

Events for the crunk-minded and culinary-obsessed

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Food & Drink
[Image from Boxer Ramen. This week's review of the restaurant here.]Thursday, Dec. 12 Affligem Tasting Seminar Every time you say the name of this beer, somebody says “gesundheit” and straps on a medical mask. If they’re smart, though, they hold out a glass. Bazi is basically offering a king-sized taster tray of this millennium-old abbey beer—blonde, Tripel, Dubbel and extra-special Christmas ...   More
 
Thursday, December 12, 2013 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout Picks 12/11/13


Headout Picks
FRIDAY DEC. 13 NATHAN BRANNON’S 30TH BIRTHDAY COMEDY BASH[COMEDY] Nathan Brannon—certified by this very newspaper as one of Portland’s five funniest comedians—is entering a new decade of    More
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Weekend: 16 Things to Do in Portland, Dec. 6-8

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Friday, Dec. 6Holiday Ale FestA quarter past noon, the Grinch paused and put his hand to his ear. And through the streets of Portland, a sound he did hear. It started in low, then it started to grow. WOOOOOOOO! BEER! WOOOOO! Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th Ave., holidayale.com. 11 am-10 pm Friday-Saturday, 11 am-5 pm Sunday, Dec. 4-8. $30. 21+.Noises Off[THEATER] Third Rail Rep produces ...   More
 
Friday, December 6, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Squatch Watch


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Tom Sims built Sasquatch Brewing on Craigslist. He picked up a used lagering tank from the Vermont von Trapps, the family that inspired The Sound of Music. His mash tun is an old dairy tank he p   More
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Willamette Weekend: 13 Things to Do in Portland, Nov. 15-17

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Friday, Nov. 15Cheap Pizza[PIZZA] For its fourth birthday, Pyro Pizza is serving up $4 pizzas all weekend. We admire the pricing technique—it’s the same one used by our grandmother to determine how much birthday money we got—because it nets us a $10 wood-fired puttanesca for less than half that, at 2 am, in case we’re wandering around bleary-eyed. But we worry about the future. If Pyro Pizza ...   More
 
Friday, November 15, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Ecliptic Brewing: Stars Aligned


Bar Reviews
You may not have yet stopped by Ecliptic Brewing (825 N Cook St., 265-8002, eclipticbrewing.com), but you’ve almost certainly had John Harris’ beer. The Oregon brewing luminary perfected the   More
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Amateur Hour: Homebrew Edition

Guest Beer Review: Ezra Johnson-Greenough on Martin Cizmar's Fresh Hop Homebrew

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Food & Drink
Editor's note: Tomorrow WW hosts a beer festival featuring 13 brews made by teams of professional and amateur brewers. (But tickets for $25 here.) In honor of that occasion, WW beer writer Martin Cizmar gave a bottle of the homebrew he made with freshly picked hops grown in his own yard to Ezra Johnson-Greenough of The New School beer blog. Below is Ezra's brutal review. Cizmar does not disagree. Luckily, ...   More
 
Friday, November 1, 2013 WWeek Culture Staff

Basement Brew

Step into Dean Pottle’s never-ending house party.


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First rule of Dean’s Scene: You cannot buy beer at Dean’s Scene. You can drink beer—there’s plenty of suds spouting from four taps inside the pub Dean Pottle built in the basement below    More
 
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Willamette Weekend: 11 Things To Do in Portland, Oct. 25-27

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Friday, Oct. 25Haunted Pub CrawlBeerQuest PDX’s latest pub crawl kicks off at Kells, runs through downtown and Old Town, and includes a tour of the Shanghai Tunnels. I took one of those tours years ago, and while the legend and lore they feed you is almost entirely bullshit, the tunnels could still be referred to as “creepy”—especially since The Big One could hit and you’d be sandwiched under ...   More
 
Friday, October 25, 2013 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

How to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oct. 24-30

Events for the crunk-minded and culinary-obsessed

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Food & Drink
Thursday, Oct. 24 Keep Portland Lost It’s pumpkin patch time at the Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island. This year’s Maize is themed “Keep Portland Lost,” because that’s the goal: to trap Portlanders inside the maze of corn, then harvest the hapless denizens of the Rose City into, I don’t know, corn syrup or something. The Maize at the Pumpkin Patch, 16511 NW Gillihan Road. Various hours. ...   More
 
Thursday, October 24, 2013 JORDAN GREEN

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