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FIRST IMPRESSIONS

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

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

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/21/2015
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HIGH SPIRITS

The Driftwood Room Serves Up Locally Inspired Cocktails

Want a change from the city's bustling beer and wine scene? Head to the Driftwood Room for a twist on some classic summer cocktails.

  • By Brooke Bass
  • Published 04/15/2014
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BEST BARS 2014

Hey, Barkeep! 5 Local Bartenders to Watch

Savvy shakers share their signature drinks, cocktail philosophy, and where they sip on their nights off.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/03/2014
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BEST BARS 2014

7 Sinful Date Nights

Let some of Portland’s most indulgent bars inspire your big night out.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 02/03/2014
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Portland's Best Bar-Only Bites

A visual tour of our favorite tastes from Portland restaurants' bar-only and late night menus.

  • Published 07/31/2013
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HIT LIST

Portland's Best Bar-Only Bites

A visual tour of our favorite tastes from Portland restaurants' bar-only and late night menus.

  • By Julia Raymond
  • Published 07/31/2013
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FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Chugging the Sacrament at Church

A new bar in Northeast Portland tries to make drinking a religious experience.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 05/08/2013
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BREAKING FOOD NEWS

5 Reasons to Get Excited About the Multnomah Whiskey Library

We've got the scoop on Portland’s upcoming “spirit library” and its lead man, Tommy Klus.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/09/2013
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Beervana

Taste of Beervana

Portland Monthly's selection of can’t-miss beer hot spots and why we like 'em. From Saraveza in North Portland to the Horse Brass Pub in Southeast, each location has made it to four-star "special lady" status in our little black book of bars.

  • By Rachel Ritchie, John Chandler, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 08/20/2012
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Beervana

The New Masters

Five local beer masters working their breeches off to better microbrews for you and for the future. Skill and international experience make these talented men and women poised to redefine what it means to be "beer."

  • By Christian DeBenedetti
  • Published 08/20/2012
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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
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Scene & Heard

Bloody Valentine

Even the doom-and-gloom crowd can look for love at the Lovecraft Bar.

  • By Georgia Perry
  • Published 01/26/2012
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Eat & Drink

High Spirits

Peruse an innovative menu of fresh combos and local liquor at the newly opened Bent Brick.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/19/2011
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Pour

Bar Star

Clyde Common's Jeffrey Morgenthaler has been voted Bartender of the year. He weighs in on Portland's drinking scene and tells us how to make a Agridulce Royale.

  • Published 01/14/2011

2010 Best Bars

How to Drink Alone

Sipping solo can actually be a rewarding experience, a chance to sit back and quietly absorb the events of the day.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 11/17/2010

2010 Best Bars

Straight Up

Three of Portland's best bartending stories, told by the bartenders themselves.

  • By Nicole Morales
  • Published 11/17/2010
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2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Take a Date

For dates from the romantic to the respectable, find the room with the right atmosphere here.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 11/17/2010
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2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Eat Well

These spots serve up dishes to perfectly compliment a fine whiskey, wine or beer.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 11/17/2010

2010 Best Bars

Bar Basics

If you really want to show off when you're out on the town, tip right, keep your coaster on the table and drop these terms into your next conversation.

  • By Ali Moran
  • Published 11/17/2010

2010 Best Bars

Rules of the Juke

A jukebox implies a social contract that’s unfashionable in today’s earbud era, but still very real.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 11/17/2010
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