The party of the year is vodka drunk and fish happy.
Kachka is like a party at Mom’s house—if your mom grew up near Minsk and had a weird thing for Lenin.
In a room decorated with both Soviet propaganda posters
and carved window frames from
2319 NE Glisan St., 477-5779, slowburger.net.
Spun off from a dim Southeast Grand Avenue bar, the
namesake burger at this Ocean microrestaurant is a half-pound of
Angel Food & Fun
5135 NE 60th Ave., 287-7909.
Former Bluehour sous chef Manuel Lopez offers rich,
surprising Yucatecan meats and stews. Get the smoky relleno negro
2730 N Killingsworth St., 247-7499, handsomepizza.com.
Handsome’s wide, crisp-bottomed pies strongly resemble the
standard-setter at Apizza Scholls. Each emerges from a
2039 NE Alberta Ave., 971-200-4711; 3010 SE Division St., 477-6699; bollywoodtheaterpdx.com.
The Division Street sequel is bigger and
flashier than the original box-office
1239 SW Broadway, 222-9070, higginsportland.com.
Though most patrons—federal prosecutors, Oregonian
reporters—at the dim back bar of pioneer locavore Greg Higgins’
1416 SE Stark St., 683-3676, ensowinery.com.
This urban winery is a tops of the new wave, from its
urban-garagiste ambience to its affordable $5 Resonate reds and whites
to $10 taster trays
Our picks for excellent vegetarian and vegan fare.
Meatless small plates outnumber those with animal protein on the menu’s
“Finger Food” and “For Sharing—Or Not” sections.
Bete-Lukas: Bete-Lukas offers a seven-item vege
The Growlers learn you can’t go home again—especially after your home burns to the ground.
There comes a time in every young punk’s life when it’s
time to abandon the squat and move on to bigger ventures. For Orange
County’s the Growlers, that decision did not come voluntarily.
It’s 11 in the morning, six hours
before dinner service begins, and Trent Pierce is already three hours
into his workday. In the open kitchen of his tiny avant-seafood
restaurant, Roe, tucked