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Lightner Strikes Twice

Former Castagna chef is winning over critics and making a name for himself at New York City's Atera restaurant.

  • By Michael C.Zusman
  • Published 07/19/2012

Feature

Best New Bars 2012

Portland's newest wave of watering holes is redefining the local drinking culture all over again. Pull up a stool and learn about the places, drinks, and trends leading the way.

  • By Allison Jones, Benjamin Tepler, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/19/2012

Article

Cult of the Cannelé

Courier Coffee Roasters and Ken’s Artisan Bakery succeed in translating a notoriously difficult French pastry.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/18/2012

Cellar Notes

Summer Rosé

Amalie Roberts from Kir Wine Bar sings the praises of four plucky rosés.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/18/2012

Pour

Haute Rocks

At Riffle NW the hand-carved ice is every bit as important as the spirit itself.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/18/2012

Article

Introducing: Boxer Sushi

Renowned restaurateur Micah Camden brings a minimalist menu and his penchant for quality ingredients to the sushi scene.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/18/2012

Eat This Now

Brunch at Interurban

A well-seasoned Bloody Mary, a tasty breakfast burger, and superb sweet bites make brunch at Interurban the perfect way to welcome the weekend.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/18/2012

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Benjamin Bettinger

Watch chef Benjamin Bettinger show us how to grill summer corn and whip up his roasted poblano aioli.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/14/2012

Savor

Summer Sweet

Chef Benjamin Bettinger from Paley's Place brightens up grilled summer corn with a charge of poblano aioli.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/14/2012

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Tap Water Challenge

How does Portland's water stack up against the competition in a taste test?

  • Published 07/20/2012

Trail of the Month

Bird Creek Meadows Trail

Gaze in wonder at the wildflowers and waterfalls along Bird Creek Meadows Trail.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 07/18/2012

Mudroom

Five Questions With…Celeste Brash

A veteran travel writer regales us with tales from her trips—from black magic curses in Java to finding love with a Tahitian pearl diver.

  • By Heather Strang
  • Published 07/18/2012

Cover Story

8 Great Northwest Swimming Holes

Our guide to close-in swimming holes doles out details on where to get wet, whether you’re a family of four looking for calm waters (and close-by restrooms) or an adventurous couple seeking a secluded spot to soak up the sun.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 07/17/2012

Article

Reservoir Bulldogs

A pair of Portland water activists lead the fight to keep our reservoirs open and operating just as they have for the last 115 years.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/14/2012

Feature

Liquid Assets

Go to the sink. Fill up a glass. Drink deep. If you’re in Portland, odds are good that you just took a big swig of Bull Run water. The fiercely protected, stunningly beautiful, and highly engineered forest landscape that provides Portland’s wa

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/14/2012

Article

Electric Company

The vintage gears and mechanical works at the Bull Run Powerhouse tell a story that's worth preserving.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 07/14/2012

Article

Simon’s Springs

Next time you belly up to a Benson Bubbler, wish it a happy birthday!

  • By Sig Unander
  • Published 07/14/2012