Portland's Big Time Broadway Producer

Portlander Brisa Trinchero is taking Broadway by storm (and bringing it back home, too).

07/19/2012 By Michael McGregor


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.

07/19/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie With Benjamin Tepler and Allison Jones


Cult of the Cannelé

Courier Coffee Roasters and Ken's Artisan Bakery conquer France's most finicky pastry.

07/18/2012 By Karen Brooks

Cellar Notes

Summer Rosé

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

07/18/2012 By Allison Jones


Haute Rocks

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

07/18/2012 By Rachel Ritchie


Summer Sweet

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

07/14/2012 By Benjamin Tepler


Summer Stock

Ten less-filling brews that deserve a spot in your fridge this summer.

06/22/2012 By John Chandler


Blurring the Borders

Smallwares and Aviary think global—without the boundaries.

06/22/2012 By Karen Brooks


A Tale of Three Pizzas

Three new downtown pizza spots enliven Portland’s latest culinary battleground. We weigh in on each.

05/24/2012 By Rachel Ritchie and Benjamin Tepler


A Guide to Portland’s Vintage Shops

We tour Portland's local vintage stores to help you determine where to shop for that perfect old-school party dress, kitchen set, coffee table, and more.

04/27/2012 By Eden Dawn


Best of the City 2012: Shopping

The Rose City is loaded with adorable boutiques and sassy shops that are ideal for a little retail therapy.



Puttin’ on the Spritz

Learn the secrets of Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s bottled, carbonated cocktails.

04/20/2012 By Rachel Ritchie

Cellar Notes

Wine & Dine

To find the best food pairings in the Willamette Valley you need to know where to look.

03/23/2012 By Condé Cox

Restaurant Review

Decadence Returns

Behind artistic French compositions and towering soufflés, Noisette brings a taste of luxury to casual Portland.

03/23/2012 By Karen Brooks


Happy Hour: Sweet Hereafter

A nice, trendy bar—whether you are a vegan or not.


Long Story [Short]

The Blacksmith

Timberline Lodge has its own blacksmith hammering out exquisite ornamental touches.

12/23/2011 By Paul Lindholdt


Avant Bard

A new piano-pounding narrator gives Shakespeare's _Cymbeline_ a jazzy jolt.

12/23/2011 By Martin Patail


Balance Bar

Cocktail consultant Ryan Magarian finds a home behind the bar.

12/22/2011 By Rachel Ritchie


Pint Size

Our top picks for special seasonals from local nanobreweries.

11/23/2011 By John Chandler