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Burgers

Portland's Best Burgers

You got the need, the need for beef? Let our guide to Portland's best burgers give you the resources you need to make that educated culinary choice on that most American of dishes: the hamburger. We scoured the city to find the best in nine different ca

07/20/2009 With Martha Calhoon, Randy Gragg, Brian Barker, John Chandler, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Kasey Cordell

Top Stories

Best Burgers 2009

Create the Perfect Burger

In this issue, not only did we judge the best burgers in the city; we gathered some of the top chefs in the city—Tommy Habetz of Bunk, Oswaldo Bibiano of Autentica, and Naomi Pomeroy of Beast—for a no-holds-barred Iron Chef-esque competition to create the

07/20/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Music

The Ballad of Fred and Toody

Fred and Toody Cole, Portland's rock lifers, continue to make music and stay in love after forty years of marriage and life on the road.

07/21/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Music

New Moons Rising

Viva Voce, Portland Cello Project, Richmond Fontaine, Red Fant, and the Prids are among the bands carrying on the DIY tradition championed by Fred and Toody Cole.

07/27/2009 By Kim Winternheimer, Robert Runyon, Laura Klairmont, and Bart Blasengame

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Music

New Moons Rising

Viva Voce, Portland Cello Project, Richmond Fontaine, Red Fant, and the Prids are among the bands carrying on the DIY tradition championed by Fred and Toody Cole.

07/27/2009 By Kim Winternheimer, Robert Runyon, Laura Klairmont, and Bart Blasengame

Features

Cole Mining

Fred and Toody Cole are in their 60s, but they won't stop rocking.

07/23/2009

Music

The Ballad of Fred and Toody

Fred and Toody Cole, Portland's rock lifers, continue to make music and stay in love after forty years of marriage and life on the road.

07/21/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Mudroom

Summer Lovin’

Finish your summer the way it should be finished: a potent Pimm's Cup, a beautiful sunset, a bit of ballet, a scenic staircase, and a lot of luxury.

07/20/2009 By Kasey Cordell With Brian Barker

Mudroom

30 Seconds With…Ron Jeremy

Club Sesso mascot Ron Jeremy waxes philosophical on the potential of a sex club across the street from a synagogue or church.

07/20/2009 By Victoria Nguyen

Eat & Drink

HIGH SPIRITS

Invasion Atomic Cafe and Lounge

Portland bar morphs from upscale café by day to cocktail-fueled magnet for the city's gay elite by night.

07/20/2009 By Mike Thelin

POUR

Relief Pitcher

There's more to drink in Portland than that tasty hoppy beer that's taking up space in the fridge. Use some local fruit and make some sangria.

07/20/2009 By Tom Colligan

SAVOR

Orange Crush

Jerry Huisinga, the head chef of Bar Mingo, brings out unexpected tastes from the cantaloupe.

07/20/2009 By Martha Calhoon

EAT THIS NOW

Fried Crawfish Pie

A downtown food cart brings the taste of NOLA to PDX.

07/20/2009 With Brian Barker

PORTLAND PLATED

Night Moves

With the city expanding, our options for late night cuisine have expanded beyond "Fourth Meal" at Taco Bell.

07/20/2009 By Mike Thelin

Best Burgers 2009

Create the Perfect Burger

In this issue, not only did we judge the best burgers in the city; we gathered some of the top chefs in the city—Tommy Habetz of Bunk, Oswaldo Bibiano of Autentica, and Naomi Pomeroy of Beast—for a no-holds-barred Iron Chef-esque competition to create the

07/20/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Burgers

Portland's Best Burgers

You got the need, the need for beef? Let our guide to Portland's best burgers give you the resources you need to make that educated culinary choice on that most American of dishes: the hamburger. We scoured the city to find the best in nine different ca

07/20/2009 With Martha Calhoon, Randy Gragg, Brian Barker, John Chandler, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Kasey Cordell

Mudroom

Grounds Control

Rapidly expanding caffeine empire Stumptown Coffee Roasters has new competition in the city—both foreign (Seattle) and domestic.

07/20/2009 By Mike Thelin

Editor's Note

EDITOR’S NOTE

Faith, Medium Rare

07/23/2009 By Randy Gragg

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

Cultivated Living

In this Northwest Portland home, nature mingles perfectly with architectural simplicity.

07/20/2009 By Amara Holstein

News & City Life

Mudroom

Light Show

The city addresses possible bottle-necks due to new MAX trains by modernizing traffic signals.

07/20/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Currency

Street Cents

As it turns out, the money the Portland Bureau of Transportation received from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act only equals 1.25 Raef LaFrentzes.

07/20/2009 With Brian Barker

Style & Shopping

Prêt-à-Portland

Best Tressed

Local designers are making statements by incorporating nature-based statements into their hair accessories.

07/20/2009 By Melissa Tessitor

Travel & Outdoors

Mudroom

How To…Hunt for Huckleberries

If you plan on picking huckleberries this August, make sure you have a game plan.

07/20/2009 By Kim Winternheimer