SUGAR HIGH

The Next Generation of Portland Dessert Classics

Portland's pastry chefs push the boundaries of sweetness—with help from surprising savory ingredients.

02/11/2015 By Karen Brooks

FUEL UP

Four Real Food Bars for Adventurous Omnivores

Power your next hiking, biking, or camping trip with protein bars that will bring out your inner caveman. (Or, I Ate Bugs and You Should, Too)

02/10/2015 By Allison Jones

EAT THIS NOW

Oso’s Adventure Brunch

On the first weekend of every month, the Southeast wine shop transforms into an international brunch destination.

02/10/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

JUST BECAUSE

An Epic Oregon Coast Video

Crashing waves, towering monoliths, otherworldly sunsets—this video reminds us why we love the Oregon coast.

02/09/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

THEATER REVIEW

Review: Triangle's Dr. Ruth Gets Some, But Not Much

Despite Wendy Westerwelle’s star turn as the famously frank TV host, this one-woman show proves that even sex needs a good script.

02/09/2015 By Nathan Tucker

GOOD EATS

3 Irresistible Winter Salads

Need a boost of winter recipe inspiration to get you through to spring? Whole foods expert Lauren Chandler delivers.

02/09/2015 By Allison Jones

GYM SPOTLIGHT

Pure Barre Tucks Itself Into Portland’s Fit-Conscious Community

We get the story behind Portland's two new Pure Barre locations—and give away a five-pack of classes to each.

02/09/2015 By Maya Seaman

Q & A

The Top Chef Exit Interview: Doug Adams

The Top Chef bronze medalist talks strategy, romance, and reaching the breaking point on Bravo’s hit television show.

02/09/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

OUTDOORS

Is the Slow Comeback of the Oregon Wolf Now in Jeopardy?

As the state’s gray wolf population continues to grow, new legislative stipulations could impede further progress.

02/06/2015 By Larisa Owechko

TREAT YO SELF

Valentine's Day Spa Specials Around Portland

Whether you're pampering yourself or your sweetie, local spas have you covered (or uncovered, as the case may be).

02/06/2015 By Allison Jones

#OREGONWOMAN

Writer and Private Investigator Rene Denfeld on Portland Sexism

"The women are going to raise the kids and the chickens, and the guys are going to drink beer, look like lumberjacks, and throw darts."

02/05/2015 By Zach Dundas

#OREGONWOMAN

Carrie Brownstein: The New Icon of Oregon Feminism

From punk rock to Portlandia to her forthcoming memoir, one of Oregon's biggest superstars opens up about what (and who) inspires her. PLUS: A behind-the-scenes video of our cover shoot.

02/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 14

Adams out for good; Gourdet headed to finale

02/05/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 5–8

Sprezzatura! Over the next few days, that spirit of continental grace is on full display, from swanky new PAM exhibit Italian Style to James Franco and Chris O'Dowd's effortless mastery of both Mice AND Men.

02/05/2015 By Ramona DeNies

FILM FESTIVAL

Six Picks for PIFF

From Alps-wandering sheepdogs to apocalyptic zombies, we celebrate today's official launch of the 38th Annual Portland International Film Festival with a shortlist of must-sees.

02/05/2015 By Rene Bermudez

COMEDY RECORDING

Ian Karmel on Splitting Life Between LA and PDX

The once-local comedian is back in town from LA (and a new gig on the Late Late Show with James Corden) to record an album this Saturday at Mississippi Studios.

02/04/2015 By Cervante Pope

GEAR UP

North Drinkware Puts Mt Hood in a Pint Glass

A Portland trio's Kickstarter wants to drown Mt. Hood in your favorite beer.

02/04/2015 By Marty Patail

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Le Vieux’s Old World Plates

The Northwest Portland eatery does justice to the classics, but needs a boost of comfort.

02/04/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

NORTHWEST EVENTS

9 Dreamy Date Ideas for Valentine's Day in Portland

We set the mood for a handful of adventures for you and yours to enjoy on this most romantic of holidays.

02/04/2015 By Larisa Owechko

FIT CITY

A Free Week Of Butt-Kicking Workouts at Barre3's New Location

The popular ballet barre-yoga-pilates hybrid is celebrating the launch of their SW Portland location with free classes and giveaways Feb 16-22.

02/04/2015 By Maya Seaman