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WALLET GUIDE

4 Local Root Beers for Better Floats

Add a scoop to these true brews from Oregon's beer pros (they're all way better than Barq's!)

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 08/06/2014

HIT LIST

Portland's Coolest New Iced Coffees

Inside local coffee shops’ battle to claim the title of most innovative cold brew.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 08/01/2014

EAT THIS NOW

Portland Taquerias' Top Tacos

Three cantinas stoking our hand-held cravings this summer (plus plenty of drinks to wash down the spice)

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/01/2014

WORD OF MOUTH

4 Things You Must Eat (and Drink) in August

Portland Monthly food critic Karen Brooks dishes on the restaurants, obsessions, and under-the-radar finds of the month.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/01/2014

RECIPES

3 Fresh Ways to Use Heirloom Tomatoes

Make the most of Oregon’s summer tomato bounty in these new spins on seasonal salads and chilled soup.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/01/2014

PROFILE

How Salt & Straw Captured Portland in a Cone

The story of the city's rapidly growing ice cream empire, as told through five of Salt & Straw's signature flavors.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/01/2014

GOURMET TO GO

The Perfect Portland Picnic

This summer, don’t leave home without a bountiful basket of local bites. Shakespeare in the park just got delicious.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 08/01/2014

RECIPE

Where to Jump on the Michelada Bandwagon

Slay your summer thirst with Mexico's answer to the Bloody Mary at Taqueria Portland, Sunshine Tavern, and ¿Por Que No?

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 07/11/2014

Editor's Note

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Style & Shopping

Travel & Outdoors

MOTORSPORTS

Is Portland International Raceway Reaching Its Finish Line?

With an aging audience and financial barriers to the widespread ownership of racing cars, Portland’s people’s racetrack ponders its future.

  • Published 08/12/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

Navigating the Dangers of Summer Travel

The path to the perfect Northwest adventure is paved with peril. Can you make it to the promised land?

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/01/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

The Northwest's Best Hidden Waterfalls

Cool off with a sojourn to one of these five falling favorites.

  • By Adam Sawyer
  • Published 08/01/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

10 Adrenaline-Packed Summer Days

Looking for a healthy dose of adventure? Gather your friends, pack up your gear, and make it count.

  • By Caleb Diehl, Marty Patail, Aaron Scott, Rachel Ritchie, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/01/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

Car-Free Summer Escapes

These transit-powered day trips are proof that you don’t need your own four wheels to have fun in the Northwest.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 08/01/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

8 Low-Key Oregon Adventures

The recipe for a great day will often involve a balanced blend of walking, pedaling, food, and beer.

  • By Maya Seaman, Michael Zusman, Margaret Seiler, Allison Jones, Eden Dawn, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 08/01/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

5 Places to Splash in the City

Take your brood for a plunge without leaving Portland.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 08/01/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

7 Relaxing Summer Day Trips

Into short drives, easy strolls, and sweat-free escapes? There's no shame in that! Here's how to make the most of summer in your flip-flops.

  • By Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, Allison Jones, Eden Dawn, Rachel Ritchie, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/01/2014

SEIZE THE SUMMER

Ultimate Summer Day Trips

It's time to make the most of Oregon's peak season with dozens of swimming holes, day hikes, picnic spots, and beach trips.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 08/01/2014