Food Carts

Celebrate the Release of Cartopia

Check out tomorrow night’s free book release party and revel in Portland’s food cart revolution.

11/17/2010 By Anna Sachse

Wordstock 2010

Wordstock 2010: David Rakoff & Steve Almond

The funny guys

10/12/2010 By Geoff Earl

Wordstock 2010

Wordstock 2010: Kevin Sampsell vs. Willy Vlautin

Portland Authors on the Wordstock Stages

10/12/2010 By Geoff Earl

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Wordstock 2010: Steven Johnson at the Bagdad Theater

A writer finds the source of all good ideas—and offers a few of his own

10/12/2010 By Martin Patail

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Wordstock 2010: Jonathan Lethem

The Brooklyn-based bestseller takes us inside an alternate NYC

10/11/2010 By Martin Patail

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Wordstock 2010: Life Lessons from “Mortified” Performers (and the MAYOR)

To make your diary stand out from the pack: “Close every entry with an apt phrase from a Top 40 song” —Colleen O’Mahony

10/11/2010 By Georgia Perry

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Wordstock 2010: Philip Margolin

A former defense attorney talks bestsellers, Perry Mason, and serial-killer presidents

10/11/2010 By Martin Patail

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Wordstock 2010: The Book Fair

Culturephile Guest Blogger Geoff Earl looks at books, bags some schwag, and gets writing advice at the Oregon Convention Center.

10/11/2010 By Geoff Earl

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Wordstock 2010: Timothy Egan

Timothy Egan talks conservation, the Dust Bowl, and "history at the margins."

10/11/2010 By Martin Patail

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Wordstock 2010

Culturephile picks a few can’t-misses.

10/08/2010 By The Culturegang


Wordstock ’10: Select Quotes from Lee Blessing

The Minnesota playwright shows his gift for witty asides.

10/05/2010 By Anne Adams

Corner Shop

Local Chapter

In May, John Brodie and Blair Saxon-Hill opened Monograph Bookwerks, a cozy shop in the Alberta Arts district , stocking an array of books on modern and contemporary art and architecture, out-of-print titles from around the world, and small runs from loca

09/13/2010 By Martha Calhoon

For Food Lovers Only

The Food Lover’s Guide to Portland

Writer Liz Crain takes on Portland food

07/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Franking it up

Meet Your Future Franks

Authors, New Yorkers, and future Portland restaurateurs in Portland tonight for book event.

06/24/2010 By Eat Beat Team


Mother Nature's Bad Boy

The Wolverine Way offers an unforgettable look at one of the world’s surliest predators


Food News

Read. Cook. Eat.

Culinary Book Fair is a real page-turner

04/27/2010 By Stacy Austin

Public Events

Reading and Eating

Four public events at IACP Conference

04/22/2010 By Stacy Austin

Literary Foodie Heaven

Culinary Book Fair

Interview with local food author, Ellen Jackson

04/20/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Books for Hungry Minds

Newish Book Great Overview of Contemporary Cuisine

Global gastro compendium of top chefs includes Portland’s Tommy Habetz

02/28/2010 By Eat Beat Team


Frank Bruni on Portland Oregon

The ex-New York Times writer on writing, eating, Portland, and not getting fat.

09/25/2009 By Eat Beat Team