NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars in North/Northeast Portland?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

02/22/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars on Portland's West Side?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

02/22/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars in Southeast Portland?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

02/22/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

NEWS

BREAKING NEWS: Ground Kontrol Arcade Announces Major Downtown Expansion

The arcade and lounge will double in size, taking over the former Backspace Cafe and adding a custom bar.

02/17/2016 By Marty Patail

COMFORT FOOD

Hot Cups for Cold Days

From chai to hot buttered rum, we’ve got the liquid cure for whatever ails you.

01/25/2016 By Kelly Clarke, Fiona McCann, and Benjamin Tepler

PARTY TIME

Last-Minute New Year's Eve Destinations (and Where to Grub the Morning After)

A handful of the city’s best bars and restaurants give you a reason to venture out on New Year's Eve.

12/29/2015 By Kelly Clarke

HOLIDAY BOOZING

Celebrate the Holidays Early with Aquavit Week 2015

The city’s best bars join forces to spotlight Scandinavia’s very merry go-to spirit.

12/03/2015 By Kelly Clarke

FIRST LOOK

House Spirits Distillery Opens in Southeast Portland

The craft liquor experts open the doors to their new tasting room and distillery—the largest in the Northwest.

11/16/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

Recipe

This Portland Cocktail is the Anti-Pumpkin Spice Latte

American Local shows off the lighter side of fall drinking.

10/19/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

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

HIGH SPIRITS

Bluehour Unveils a Behind-the-Bar Juicer for Veggie-Powered Cocktails

"Hey bartender, there's radish juice in my drink!"

05/12/2015 By Allison Jones

TOP COCKTAILS

The Ultimate Barsenal: Stock Your Home Bar Like a Pro

The owners of Portland's Bull in China cocktail supply store share their favorite finds.

03/03/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

TOP COCKTAILS

Behind the Bar: Shaker Secrets from PDX's Master Cocktail Brains

From the don of Portland's bar scene to headline-making NYC transplants, we get the tips and tricks to take your cocktail game to the next level.

03/02/2015

DRINK THIS NOW

Portland's Hottest Cold-Weather Drinks

This is what we'll be drinking all season long—won't you throw on a scarf and join us?

11/07/2014 By Sarah Ostaszewski

Slideshow

Slide Show: Smallwares' New Happy Hour

Inauthentic Asian cuisine is channeled into Portland’s newest happy hour.

07/09/2014

EAT WITH YOUR EYES

Colorful Eats and Drinks at Levant's New Happy Hour

East Burnside's Middle Eastern haunt is now a post-workday and late night happy hour destination.

06/24/2014 By Brooke Bass

Slideshow

Slide Show: Levant's New Happy Hour

Levant offers a new happy hour destination for after work and late night diners, complete with small bites from their upscale Middle Eastern menu and colorful craft cocktails.

06/24/2014

PERFECT PAIRS

Hand Picked Pairings at Fenrir

Newcomer Fenrir delivers Scandinavian-inspired small plates, curated wines, and cocktails shimmering with Nordic notes, beets to fresh buttermilk.

05/06/2014 By Brooke Bass

Slideshow

Slide Show: Balanced Pairings at Fenrir

While the team behind Fenrir might be considered new kids on the block in Portland's restaurant scene, they're inviting restaurant space and clean, crisp flavor combinations show they've got something big worth seeing (and eating).

05/06/2014

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