WHAT'S NEXT

The Bars of Summer 2016

It’s shaping up to be an epic year for fun-loving drinkers. We’ve got the goods on five spots opening soon.

04/22/2016 By Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, and Benjamin Tepler

DRINK HERE NOW

Can Loyal Legion Really Be Called a Beer Hall?

Our man from Munich explores the new 99-tap drinking establishment in Southeast Portland.

09/21/2015 By Marty Patail

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

How to Eat Your Way Through Portland's Newest Food Court, the Zipper

We chowed down inside NE Sandy’s new micro-restaurant complex. The consensus? Go for the falafel, stay for the whiskey.

09/15/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

THE GRAPEVINE

5 Great New Portland Wine Bars

From chic downtown haunts to suburban surprises, the city is yours for the sipping.

08/24/2015 By Tamara Belgard

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Bit House Saloon is Shaking Up Portland's Best Summer Cocktails

A new Central Eastside watering hole crafts stellar, fancy-free cocktails.

08/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

OPENINGS

Inside Victoria Bar, Now Open on Albina

A new craft cocktail bar brings Cajun grub and Princess Bride cocktails to NoPo.

08/04/2015 By Molly Woodstock

BEER BULLETIN

Inside Portland's New First National Taphouse

The second location of the Eugene-based Irish pub brings a bit of Oregon history (and hundreds of local and international beers and ciders) to the PSU district.

10/01/2014 By Anna Loh

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Jackknife Bar Opens at Sentinel Hotel

Jackknife, the much-anticipated hotel lobby bar at Sentinel, opened its historic doors earlier this week with classic and contemporary cocktails.

04/29/2014 By Brooke Bass

OPENING WATCH

Lightbar Lights Up on SE Morrison

A tasty answer to S.A.D.: Full-spectrum lighting fixtures that mimic natural sunlight served alongside craft cocktails and healthy snacks.

06/20/2013 By Allison Jones

BEER BULLETIN

Portland's Newest Beer Spots

A cutting-edge growler filling station and a nonprofit pub crown the latest eastside drinking developments.

05/17/2013 By Branden Andersen

INTERVIEW

5 Questions with Portland Cidermaker Nat West

The man behind Reverend Nat's Hard Cider opens up about his new Northeast Portland cidery and tasting room, set to debut in March.

02/04/2013 By Allison Jones

INTRODUCING

Introducing Tannery Bar

Skin & Bones is reborn as a cozy cocktail joint.

01/23/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

OPENING WEEK

Bar Dobre Debuts on SE Hawthorne

Stan and Kimberly Pratnicki's cozy new Polish-esque neighborhood hangout offers thoughtful comfort food and cocktails set to warm you up this winter.

11/19/2012 By Allison Jones

OPENING WATCH

New Menu Details for Kenny & Zuke's Deli Bar

The North Portland outpost of the Kenny & Zuke's pastrami-powered empire is opening on September 12th, and we've got the scoop on the brunch and booze menus.

09/07/2012 By Allison Jones

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including John Gorham's departure from Interurban and a new chef at Olympic Provisions NW.

09/05/2012 By Allison Jones

Slideshow

Slide Show: Inside the new Pix/Bar Vivant

Cheryl Wakerhauser's new patisserie-meets-tapas-bar debuted on East Burnside this week, serving up small Spanish-inspired bites alongside Pix's French pastries.

08/31/2012

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including the openings of new tiki bar Hale Pele and downtown’s Shotgun Sub Shop.

08/29/2012 By Allison Jones

OPENING NIGHT

Here Comes the Sun

Jenn Louis’ long-awaited neighborhood bar, Sunshine Tavern, opened its doors on Southeast Division and we’ve got the inside (soft-serve) scoop.

04/20/2011 By Allison Jones

New Bars

Gather Darkness

The Lovecraft is a weird watering hole—and we love it.

02/28/2011 By John Chandler

Behind Bars

People’s Party

Democrat Jesse Cornett becomes a publican

01/14/2011 By John Chandler