Cool Cocktails

Happy Hours

It's the revival of vodka, gin, and whiskey. These spirits are being brought back to life thanks to Portland's distillery movement. Here's a guide to 24 of the most delicious—and more.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker and Kaitlin Johnson


Belgian Bliss

With a rare yeast and a competitive spirit, brewers across town are concocting heavenly ales.

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan


Hooked on Chinook

Highly sought-after and often controversial, this perennial Northwest salmon is still the king of spring.

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon


Vinaigrette Victory

The key to a good salad is twofold



Table for Stew

Hosting an authentic crawfish boil



Cooking with Foraged Greens

See all those weeds flourishing in the urban wild? They could be lunch.

05/19/2009 By Lynne Sampson


Poached Leeks With Mustard Vinaigrette

Sometimes this sweet lily demands something more than a supporting role.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis





Brassy Cassoulet

A hearty peasant dish that's open to interpretation

05/19/2009 By Matthew Card

Portland's Best Breakfasts

B... Is for Bacon

We spent weeks eating breakfast all over the city to bring you a comprehensive roundup of morning eats (and drinks!) at sixty-four restaurants. Portlanders, prepare to grow hungry.

05/19/2009 By Brian Barker, Camas Davis, Nino Padova, Lynette Sanchez, and Bart Blasengame


Coffee Filter

To work at this St. Johns java joint, you need mad espresso skills and a way with words.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

High Spirits

The Agency Ultra Sport Lounge

Game-time fixes at The Agency Ultra Sport Lounge

05/19/2009 By John Chandler


Bunk Sandwiches

Lip-smacking lunchables at Bunk Sandwiches

05/19/2009 By John Chandler


The Royal Family of Breakfast

Old-world recipes and generations of family focus keep the pancakes fresh (and the breakfast lines long) at the original Original Pancake House.

05/19/2009 By Nino Padova


Buenos Vinos

A Portland expat’s Buenos Aires–based wine club delivers rare Argentine finds right to your door.

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan