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BEST SANDWICHES 2014

25 Sandwiches That Will Change Your Life

Why Portland stacks up as America's great new sandwich city

03/03/2014 With Rachel Ritchie Edited by Karen Brooks

Top Stories

THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE

PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

02/27/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott With Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Nathan Tucker

NEWS

Legal Weed is Coming! Are We Ready?

Oregon may vote to legalize recreational marijuana in 2014. As the drug war winds down, we explore Oregon's current cannabis landscape.

03/03/2014 By Doug Fine

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

POSTSCRIPT

Spring Arts Cheat Sheet

A foolproof formula for creating the next Portland arts sensation!

03/03/2014 By Marty Patail

DISPATCH

Let Us Now Praise Famous Dead Readers

The Personal Libraries Library (Portland’s most unusual literary collection) re-creates bygone bookshelves.

03/03/2014 By Marco España

PDX INDEX

Portland Art Museum's Bacon Bonanza

A by-the-numbers look at PAM's showing of the most expensive work of art ever sold at public auction

03/03/2014 By Alexandria Bordas

THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE

PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

02/27/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott With Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Nathan Tucker

Best of the City

HELLO, MUDDAH!

Pick the Right Portland Summer Camp for Your Brood

Portland’s plethora of day camps could give your kids the skills to do just about anything.

03/03/2014 By Margaret Seiler

Eat & Drink

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

25 Sandwiches That Will Change Your Life

Why Portland stacks up as America's great new sandwich city

03/03/2014 With Rachel Ritchie Edited by Karen Brooks

INTRODUCING

The Sudra's Colorful Vegan Fare

The Ocean goes Indian, by way of New Mexico.

03/03/2014 By Kelly Clarke

EAT THIS NOW

5 Gluten-Free Pairings at Harvester Brewing’s Gastropub

Chef Neil Davidson wants to change the way you think about wheatless pub fare.

03/03/2014 By Allison Jones

RECIPE

Upland Sour: The Ultimate Cranberry Cocktail

Washington’s first organic cranberry farm juices up local cocktails.

03/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

RECIPE

Biwa's Miso Maestro

Gabe Rosen takes a fermented favorite beyond the soup bowl with three new ways to use the umami-packed ingredient.

03/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

EAT HERE NOW

Power Lunch at Harlow

Refuel with vibrant bowls, salads, and filling plates at Southeast Hawthorne's gluten-free, mostly vegan, organic hot spot.

03/03/2014 By Kelly Clarke

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Five Ways Portland Redefines the Hamburger

What can a burger be? Meet these revolutionary takes.

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Vegan Grilled Cheese to Buttery Sausage Biscuits: Five Portland Sandwiches Built on Obsession

Passion unbound, no apologies: that’s the secret ingredient to sandwich happiness.

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Jalapeño Pickles to Raspberry Jam: Five Portland Sandwiches with Crazy-Good Condiments

To cut the mustard in Pickle Town, it is advisable to craft your own artisan extras.

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

String Beans, Coffee Mayo, and Chocolate: Five Portland Sandwiches That Break All the Rules

The coup de grace on a true, Stumptown-style sandwich? A renegade cry of “Anything goes!”

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Five Phenomenally Meaty Portland Sandwiches

Portland meats are serious business: smoked, brined, and charcuterized. (They don’t call us Porkland for nothing.)

03/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Five Portland Sandwiches Made with Killer Bread

Artisan bakery loaves, custom-ordered rolls, and an “I Baked It My Way” mindset aren’t merely options in Portland. They’re the law.

03/03/2014 Edited by Karen Brooks

BEST SANDWICHES 2014

Food Fight! Who Will Win the Sandwich Smackdowns?

The Portland Monthly staff (and a few guests) entered the ring to fight in favor of the city's beloved bread-cradled creations. Now it's your turn to choose the winners.

02/14/2014 Illustrations by Nick Stokes

Editor's Note

EDITORS' NOTE

Is Portland Monthly's Sports Coverage Cursed?

A look back at our mixed-bag relationship with local basketball stars, soccer players, and other local athletes

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas

Health & Wellness

Q&A

How to Eat Like a Pro Athlete

Portland cyclist Brianna Walle shares her pre-race nutrition plan (hint: it includes baby food).

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas

Home & Real Estate

HOME DESIGN

Cedar & Moss's Modern Lighting

Bright ideas for the contemporary home from the former vice president of Schoolhouse Electric

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas

News & City Life

CULTURE SHOCK

Why So Glum, Wolfgang?

Grumpy Austrians put grinning Oregonians in their place.

03/03/2014 By Madeline Stone, Ryan Bakken, Sam Poloway, Dash Paulson, Adam Vaughn, Darcy Walker, Victor Flores, Mia Schauffler, and Nickolaus Schwarz

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: March 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Ursula K. Le Guin to the Portlandia statue.

03/03/2014 Illustrations by Matty Newton

SPORTS

PTFC 303: Advanced Timbers Study

By now, you probably know something about the Portland Timbers, like it or not. But can you ascend from novice to master?

03/03/2014 By Marty Patail

BIG PICTURE

The Rise of the Portland Mercado

How the Hacienda Community Development Corporationaims plans to turn a Southeast Foster neighborhood eyesore into a Hispanic hub

03/03/2014 By Nathan Tucker

VENTURES

Taking the Start-Up Scene from PDX to Gaza

Pierced, tattooed, and driven, Tom Sperry goes rogue in the world of Portland investing.

03/03/2014 By Randy Gragg

LONG STORY SHORT

Kristen Murray: Dessert Whiz

The makings of the sweet chef behind Maurice—downtown's new "pastry luncheonette"

03/03/2014 Photography by Nicolle Clemetson By Marnie Hanel

NEWS

Legal Weed is Coming! Are We Ready?

Oregon may vote to legalize recreational marijuana in 2014. As the drug war winds down, we explore Oregon's current cannabis landscape.

03/03/2014 By Doug Fine

Style & Shopping

STYLE

Portland Fashion's Mini-Mogul Cassie Ridgeway

How the 26-year-old designer and owner of Southeast Hawthorne boutique Mag-Big nurtures Portland's local style scene

03/03/2014 By Eden Dawn

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: March's Best Local Stuff

This month's hottest locally made goods, from the first spring line of Pendleton's Portland Collection to artisan wallpaper.

03/01/2014

Travel & Outdoors

DAY TRIPPER

Bagby Hot Springs

It's always the right season for a pilgrimage to Oregon's rustic natural spa, tucked in the woods of the Cascade Range.

02/26/2014 By Rachel Ritchie