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Feature

Portland's Best Burgers

You got the need, the need for beef? Let our guide to Portland's best burgers give you the resources you need to make that educated culinary choice on that most American of dishes: the hamburger. We scoured the city to find the best in nine different ca

  • By Rachel Ritchie, John Chandler, Brian Barker, Randy Gragg, Kasey Cordell, and Martha Calhoon
  • Published 07/20/2009
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Review

Street Cred

Ping is the latest venture from Pok Pok mastermind Andy Ricker. Ping insists on bringing Portlanders authenticity in its beguiling menu options. But unlike Pok Pok, Ping doesn't have standout dishes. What you'll find instead is an intriguing collection of

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/26/2009
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Review

Fair Catch

Bamboo Sushi offers Portland restaurant goers a taste of sustainability. Founded on the philosophy of promoting sustainable fishing practices, Bamboo is now famously certified by the Green Restaurant Association as the first “green” sushi restaurant in th

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Review

Under the Incan Sun

Peruvian-inspired restaurant del Inti adds the flavors of the Northwest to a cuisine that embodies cultural fusion.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

Artful Lodger

Part hotel, part gallery, the Nines, downtown’s newest château, becomes an unlikely showcase for Portland’s creative class.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

Long Way Home

Oft-displaced artistic powerhouse Disjecta settles into more permanent digs on the edge of working-class Kenton.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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NOW SEE THIS

Dancing Backward

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

Exit Stage Left

With Lincoln Hall undergoing a $28 million makeover, Portland’s contemporary dance scene takes to the street.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

The Hot Seats

Don’t be content just to go to a show—score the best seats in the house.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Portland’s Best Lawyers 2008

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

The Givers

On October 28, we dined at The Nines with our heels on and our checkbooks out in celebration of the 2008 Light A Fire awards. Lucky for us, there are lots of opportunities in Portland to do-good in high style. See the calendar below for upcoming events.

  • By Stacey Wilson and Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009

The Smile Squad

Top Dentists 2008

From the fluorescent lights in the waiting room to the high-pitched whir of the drill, that twice-yearly visit to the dentist typically isn’t an event that people look forward to. So why not ease your nerves a bit by putting yourself in the capable, latex

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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RECIPE

Hooked on Chinook Thanks to Vitaly Paley's Cedar Planked Salmon

Highly sought-after and often controversial, this perennial Northwest salmon is still the king of spring.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

Choose Your Own Adventure

It's short. It's sweet. It's summer. And there's nothing worse than wasting these sun-filled days by logging hours behind the wheel just to reach some far-flung peak. (Plus with today's gas prices, who can afford it?) So we give you this: 18 ultimate outd

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg, Camas Davis, Brian Barker, Kasey Cordell, Stacey Wilson, and Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

The 2008 Northwest College Report

You’re the one filling out the application, but the school’s got to meet your criteria, too. And we’re not just talking about SAT scores and financial aid packages. We mean those less quantifiable campus-life kinds of things. In our 2008 NW College Repor

  • By Kasey Cordell and Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Article

Hot Pursuit

Inside Andi Kovel’s St. Johns studio, a large furnace belches 2,000-degree heat while the 39-year-old glass artist prepares to transform 600 pounds of gooey, malleable glass glowing hot and bright into three-foot-tall vases.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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EAT THIS NOW

Malasadas at Oba

If you are a person who tends to forgo dessert, we should warn you: when you visit the Pearl District’s Oba, you may be tempted to change your mind. Oba's fresh take on luxurious banana-and-cream-cheese malasadas (Portuguese doughnuts) is well worth loose

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Top Docs 2009

We purchased a list of nearly seven thousand physicians and nurses and invited them to participate in our online survey. We then posed a simple question to each of them: “Which doctor would you choose if you or a loved one were in need of medical care?” T

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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