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GO FORTH AND EAT

Northwest Culinary Road Trips

Pack up the car, cue the road tunes, and seek the simple pleasure of the region's edible bounty at its peak.

09/03/2013 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Allison Jones and Marty Patail

Top Stories

ARTS & CULTURE

Fall Arts Preview: The New Class

Introducing the city's new wave of acclaimed arts leaders, along with our picks for the season's best shows.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Claire Gordon Edited by Aaron Scott

FALL ARTS PROFILE

Visionary Photographer Robert Adams Turns His Lens on Oregon

A new exhibition explores how the legendary landscape photographer portrays a changing west—and his own convictions.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

ARTS & CULTURE

Fall Arts Calendar 2013

Our picks for the best of Portland music, theatre, arts, and talks in September, October, and November.

09/03/2013

EVENTS

Do This Now: September

Our picks for your calendar this month, from Mount Angel’s Oktoberfest to the Rose City Comic Con.

09/03/2013 By Katie Gourley

CULTURE

Newberg's Drive-In Keeps Americana Alive

How the historic 99W Drive-In keeps an all-American dream flickering for the next generation of movie lovers.

09/03/2013 By Katie Gourley

CULTURE

PDX Band Name Generator

As MusicFestNW invades the city's stages this month, we offer (free for the taking) names for the next generation of Portland bands.

09/03/2013

CULTURE

How the XOXO Festival Charms Cutting-Edge Thinkers

Portland's homegrown ideas fest creates an arts and technology think-tank for the hacker generation.

09/03/2013 By Marty Patail

REVIEW

Book Review: Douglas Lain's 'Billy Moon'

An enchanting magical-realist tale winding through Paris in the radical '60s and Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood.

09/03/2013 By Katie Gourley

FALL ARTS PROFILE

Visionary Photographer Robert Adams Turns His Lens on Oregon

A new exhibition explores how the legendary landscape photographer portrays a changing west—and his own convictions.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg

ARTS & CULTURE

Fall Arts Preview: The New Class

Introducing the city's new wave of acclaimed arts leaders, along with our picks for the season's best shows.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Claire Gordon Edited by Aaron Scott

REVIEW

Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.

08/16/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Eat & Drink

READ EM AND EAT

The Sunny Side of Lasagna

In Put an Egg on It, local cookbook author Lara Ferroni takes the humble egg to the next level.

09/12/2013 By Roxanne Davis

OUT AND ABOUT

2013 Tomato Tasting Festival

Dennis' Seven Dees 9th annual free Tomato Tasting Festival will showcase over 50 varieties—plus expert advice for next year's growing season.

09/05/2013 By Allison Jones

READ EM AND EAT

Cast-Iron Solutions for Zucchini Overload

In their updated Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook, Seattle-based authors Sharon Kramis and Julie Kramis Hearne solve the annual gardener's dilemma with summer squash pancakes.

09/04/2013 By Allison Jones

GO FORTH AND EAT

Northwest Culinary Road Trips

Pack up the car, cue the road tunes, and seek the simple pleasure of the region's edible bounty at its peak.

09/03/2013 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Allison Jones and Marty Patail

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

The Next Best Farm Feasts

Bad news: this season’s best farm dinners sold out long ago. Good news: there’s always next year. Mark your calendars now—all tickets go on sale March 20!

09/03/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Celebrate the 2013 Wine Harvest

Looking to dip into wine country without a four-hour drive? Start with the harvest parties.

09/03/2013 By Allison Jones

INTRODUCING

Alberta Street Pub's Upscale Grub

A Portland bar is reborn with updated East Coast classics, from meatball heros to craft beer-battered fish and chips.

09/03/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

EAT THIS NOW

Five to Try at Sen Yai

Highlights from Andy Ricker's new Thai noodle house, from donuts dipped in coconut custard to crave-worthy pad Thai.

09/03/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

WALLET GUIDE

The Northwest's Best Rye Beers

Five rye-fueled brews embracing the flavor-packed grain

09/03/2013 By Brian Yaeger

RECIPE

Fifty Licks' Frozen Whiskey Lemonade

Ice cream entrepreneur Chad Draizin shares his recipe for a summer-stretching spiked sorbet.

09/03/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Courtney Sproule, Party Girl

At Din Din, the food is French, the music rocks, and fun is the most important ingredient in the house.

09/03/2013 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg By Karen Brooks

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

The Herbfarm: The Ultimate Splurge

For an unparalleled survey of the regional bounty, head north to Woodinville's temple of microseasonal dining.

09/03/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Oregon's Best Farm Stays

Turn your next weekend getaway into a pastoral working vacation at Leaping Lamb Farm, Willow-Witt Ranch, Sakura Ridge, or Deer Haven Farms.

09/03/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

The Columbia River Nostalgia Tour

The Historic Columbia River Highway offers epic views, serene waterfalls, and plenty of throw-back pit stops to satisfy your hunger for kitsch.

09/03/2013 By Allison Jones

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Southern Oregon's Wild Wine Country

The sun-dappled Applegate Valley offers top-notch restaurants, food-centric shopping, farmers markets, and 18 wineries within 20 miles.

09/03/2013 By Allison Jones

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Wenatchee, Washington's Fresh Flavors

The thriving river region is the backbone of Washington's fruit industry, boasting 150 farms and orchards, 45 wineries, and a new public market.

09/03/2013 By Marty Patail

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Oregon Coast Seafood Circuit

From fish and chips to fine dining powered by shoreline foraging, we reveal the best seaside spots to satisfy your coastal cravings.

09/03/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS: APPENDIX

Road Food

Blew your road trip budget on gas? Pull off to the shoulder and forage a feast.
We show you how.

09/03/2013

SAVOR

Inside Le Pigeon's High-Flying Cookbook

Gabriel Rucker's new tome reveals stories and recipes from his James Beard Award-winning East Burnside kitchen.

08/16/2013 By Karen Brooks and Benjamin Tepler

Editor's Note

EDITOR'S NOTE

Introducing Our New Editors

Meet Portland Monthly's executive editors Rachel Ritchie and Zach Dundas.

09/03/2013 By Randy Gragg

Home & Real Estate

GARDENING

Plantwise: Autumn Colors without Trees

How to bring the beauty of fall to your home garden, without the space-hogging branches.

09/03/2013 By Kate Bryant

News & City Life

HOT FOOD STORIES

Portland News to Chew

New details on Broder Nord's day market, Supa Soup debuts in the Pearl, Little Bird loves daiquiris, and more of the week's restaurant news.

09/17/2013

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Lincoln High School's Peyton Chapman

The veteran principal on youth culture, smartphones, and her own teenage misadventure

09/03/2013 By Michael Zusman

SPORTS

Portland's Disc Golf Paradise

Why an Oregon city sailed to the top of the alt-sport's world, and how you can get in on the fun

09/03/2013 By Emily Gravlin

CULTURE

Portland's Urban Homestead Laws

Harvest season got you hankering to start your own super-Portlandy backyard farm? Master the local rules of citified animal husbandry.

09/03/2013 By Alisha Gorder

PORTLAND GLOSSARY

Word on the Street: Line-dancing

What Portlanders are saying—or should be.

09/03/2013

CULTURE

Portland's Globetrotting Blacksmith

Arnon Kartmazov's epic life story is reflected in his custom kitchen knives and metal sculptures.

09/03/2013 By Peter Beland

PDX INDEX

PDX Index: School Lunches

A by-the-numbers guide to what Portland Public School students are eating.

09/03/2013 By Emily Gravlin

PORTLAND BUSINESS

Pendleton's Main Man Mark Korros

A new CEO helps the Pacific Northwest's woolen empire balance future-thinking fashion and loyalty to the past.

09/03/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

NEWS

The Perfect Party September 2013

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Paul Ryan to Travis Knight.

09/03/2013

NEWS

Why Portland's Central Library Matters More than Ever

Multnomah County's downtown landmark celebrates its centennial this month—and sets course for the future.

09/03/2013 By Zach Dundas

NEWS

North Williams's Growth Spurt

Fresh development (and a just-opened New Seasons Market) remake the North Portland corridor.

09/03/2013 By Marco España

Style & Shopping

TROPHY CASE

Trophy Case: September's Best Local Stuff

The month's best handmade stuff, including gilded gator-bone tools, cornmeal soap, and geodesic domes

09/03/2013

PRET A PORTLAND

Portland Jewelry Designers Fall for Brass

From ethnic earrings to necklaces inspired by antique hardware, local artisans master the mixed-metal.

09/03/2013 By Eden Dawn

Travel & Outdoors

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Cool Creek Trail

Hike to a retired fire lookout atop Devils Peak and enjoy towering firs, leafy rhododendrons, and huckleberry patches along the way.

09/03/2013 By Brian Barker

Web Exclusives

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Gabriel Rucker

Heat up the grill with the James Beard Award-winning chef of Le Pigeon and watch him transform celery root with Beaujolais barbecue sauce.

08/16/2013 Videography by Sreang Hok