Ask a Beer Geek

Three quick but helpful questions to steer your summer beer ingestion.

08/20/2012 By Christian DeBenedetti and Emma Hall


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."

08/20/2012 By Christian DeBenedetti


Choosing the Right Glass

Ever been confused about which glass is meant for which beer? You're not the only one. Take a look at Portland Monthly's helpful guide, and transition from out-of-the-bottle-alchy to trained beer connoisseur.

08/20/2012 By Chris Bailey


In the Beginning…

Starting with 1852, the year Portland's first brewery was founded, and ending with 2010, Portland Monthly has compiled a handy little time line charting Oregon's beer history through the ages.



P-Town Specials

Our list of the best pizzas you can only find in Portland. We've picked four places that serve up pies with some uniquely Portland twists.

08/19/2012 By Kasey Cordell


Clever Crusts

To help you find the perfect pizza with the perfect crust, check our recommendations for Portland's best pizzas.

08/19/2012 By Martin Patail


Family Faves

We've got recommendations for where to take your starving family for a primo pizza feed.

08/19/2012 By Zach Dundas


Master Class

The search is over. We've got the list of all the best pizzas from around the Portland area. Find a new sensational gourmet pizza pie in your neighborhood.

08/19/2012 By Karen Brooks


Hidden Gems

Our pizza experts are here to help simplify your search for the perfect pie. Sink your teeth into one of these hidden gems and claim your new favorite pie.

08/19/2012 By Rachel Ritchie


Pies We Love

A list of all the pies we know you're sure to love. Find a new favorite gourmet pizza joint in your neighborhood.

08/19/2012 By Gretchen Holzgang, Nicole Morales, and Georgia Perry


Our 10 Greatest Homes

We asked a panel of 5 experts to choose the 10 greatest homes in the city’s history. Bask in the architectural wonder, as we take you on a virtual tour of Portland’s finest residential structures, both present and past.

08/19/2012 By Randy Gragg


City of Industry

A photo essay of seven local factories reveals a thriving manufacturing trade.

08/17/2012 By Zach Dundas


Field Notes

Finding the healing practice that's right for you.

08/15/2012 By Anne Brice

Art Stars

Meet Your Makers

The members of our favorite local rock band, Blitzen Trapper. Meet the newest stars of stage, screen, and sculpture.

07/24/2012 By Martha Calhoon, John Chandler, and Bart Blasengame


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


Liquid Assets

Go to the sink. Fill up a glass. Drink deep. If you’re in Portland, odds are good that you just took a big swig of Bull Run water. The fiercely protected, stunningly beautiful, and highly engineered forest landscape that provides Portland’s wa

07/14/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas

Walk This Way

Portland’s Top Trail Shoes

To help you decide what to wear on your in-town hikes, we put some of Portland’s top footwear companies’ trail shoes to the test. The result? Eleven hiker-approved kicks.

06/15/2012 By Kasey Cordell


Dark Journey

In the tough-on-crime ’90s, Oregon’s Measure 11 sentencing law sent teenager David Pedersen to juvenile jail—and then adult prison—for armed robbery. Fifteen years later, Pedersen got out and staged a West Coast killing spree.

05/24/2012 By Alison Barnwell


The Long View

The grandeur of the Gorge would not be as magnificent without the efforts of conservationist John Yeon.

05/24/2012 By Randy Gragg


Human, Nature

Lorenzo Triburgo merges transgender men and corny, Bob Ross–style landscapes in portraits that playfully puncture assumptions about men, women, landscape, and photography.

05/18/2012 By Aaron Scott