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Not-Your-Aunt's Thanksgiving Stuffing

Everybody believes their mother's stuffing is the only stuffing, but can't we all just get along?

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 11/12/2014



A quiet and quaint Scandinavian oasis of a café awaits.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009



Nutshell is no mere vegan slop house.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009


Shaky Ground

When a fine dining establishment called Terroir opens three blocks north of a Popeye's, it's got a lot to live up to. Or does it?

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009


Ground Coffee

The process it goes through is what makes it so sought after.

  • By Patrick Alan Coleman
  • Published 05/19/2009

Cellar Notes

Port Authority

The fortified wine known as port deserves a closer look.

  • By Condé Cox
  • Published 05/19/2009


Clearing the Bar

Once you’ve tasted the otherworldly chocolate offerings at Cacao, there’s no going back to those emulsifier-laden bars that lurk near checkout counters.

  • By Jill Spitznass
  • Published 05/19/2009


Hello, Good Pie

Relinquish your holiday pie-making duties to these five bakeries.

  • By Sally Powers
  • Published 05/19/2009


Not-Your-Aunt's Stuffing

For the author’s recipe, use the kind of white bread typified by the Wonder brand.

  • Published 05/19/2009


Spice World

One of the country's largest spice dealers proves that flavors from around the globe are as American as apple pie.

  • By Lizzy Caston
  • Published 05/19/2009

Best of the City

Best Restaurants 2007

What does Portland’s culinary revolution taste like? Grab a seat at one of the city’s top 10 hot spots to find out.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Home & Real Estate

News & City Life


Long Run

A seasoned ski patroller looks back on 60 years on the slopes.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 08/15/2012

Read Up

Sign of the Times

In 2003, the Federal Highway Administration approved the new font Clearview for use on signs

  • By Anne Brice
  • Published 05/19/2009


Casting Call

A fishing expedition with an expert guide will have you believing you can fly.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009


Pursuit of Happiness

Does Portland have room for two more Bay Area transplants?

  • Published 05/19/2009

Street Smart

César’s Way

Changing N Interstate Ave's name doesn't do justice to César E. Chávez.

  • By Ethan Smith
  • Published 05/19/2009

Pick a Card

Divine Venture

In the digital age, software replaces soothsayer and turns the art of divination into a profitable product.

  • By Angela Sanders
  • Published 05/19/2009

5 Minutes With...

Galaxy Grrrl

TV sci-fi heroine Katee Sackhoff talks about playing tough characters—with and without long hair.

  • By Jason Cohen
  • Published 05/19/2009

Stay Great

Chez Unique

Hotels for visitors of every ilk

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009


Cow Power

How bottling bovine waste just might save the planet

  • By Eric Gold
  • Published 05/19/2009

Power Up

Veggie Might

Ambitious animal activists join forces in a united retail front.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 05/19/2009


Light A Fire 2007

Three years ago, _Portland Monthly_ partnered with the Oregon Community Foundation and created the Light A Fire Awards to celebrate the achievements of the metropolitan area’s lesser-known charities, as well as the volunteers and benefactors who support t

  • By Eric Gold and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

Travel & Outdoors