Beer Me

Fresh Hops? This Weekend, Hood River’s Got ‘Em

The annual fresh hop beer festival has more than 75 brews this year. How to choose? Here are PoMo’s top five picks.

09/20/2016 By Ramona DeNies

Fall Day Trips: Orchard Outing

An Apple Picking Trip in Oregon’s Hood River Valley

The upside of autumn chill? Harvest time in Parkdale and beyond.

09/13/2016 By Ramona DeNies

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland Food News To Chew

Broder expands to Hood River, Revolution Hall gets a restaurant, and Phat Cart goes brick-and-mortar.

04/18/2016 By Sarah Hopwood and Marty Patail

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew: Tea Booze! RIP Chopsticks II!

Chopsticks II closes, Hood River Distillery opens a tasting room, and the New York Times loves/hates us.

09/14/2015 By Katie Vaughan

BIG PICTURE

Soaring with the Champion Kiteboarders of Hood River

The Columbia River Gorge's epic wind and water create the ideal conditions for the extreme sport.

04/27/2015 By Deeda Schroeder

DAY TRIPPER

4 Reasons to Visit Hood River in 2014

A mere 62 miles east of Portland, Hood River's orchards and mountains and river views—not to mention its breweries, wineries and museums—make this buzzing hamlet a perennial weekend destination.

03/03/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

BEER BULLETIN

Dispatches from the Hood River Hop Fest

The festival showcased the variety and range of freshly hopped beers, many of which are worth seeking out around town.

10/01/2013 By Nathan Tucker

BEER BULLETIN

Get Fresh at the Hood River Hop Fest

This annual Columbia River Gorge celebration is the ideal intro to the lighter side of hops for novices and seasoned hop heads alike.

09/03/2013 By Nathan Tucker

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Oregon's Best Farm Stays

Turn your next weekend getaway into a pastoral working vacation at Leaping Lamb Farm, Willow-Witt Ranch, Sakura Ridge, or Deer Haven Farms.

09/03/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

BEER BULLETIN

pFriem Family Brewers 1st Anniversary Bash

This Saturday, Hood River's fledgling Belgian-inspired brewpub will celebrate its successful first year with a family-friendly block party (and brand new hours).

07/30/2013 By Allison Jones

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Travel Talk in the July Issue

Travel tips and outdoor adventures from Portland Monthly's July issue in one handy place, including Mt Hood hikes and our Oregon Golf Guide

07/03/2013 By Allison Jones

OREGON BEER GUIDE

Oregon Beer Destinations

Weekend trips into the heart of beer country—Astoria, Hood River, and Bend

07/01/2013 By Christian DeBenedetti

HAPPENINGS

Cherry Celebration in Hood River

On July 20 and 21, the Hood River County Fruit Loop hosts a delicious, two-day celebration of all things cherry

06/18/2013 By Marty Patail

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

A night with a National Geographic explorer, Mt Hood Meadows Film Festival, and deals during Washington Wine Month. Plus: $397 Hawaii flights and free Salt & Straw ice cream.

03/13/2013 By Kasey Cordell

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Bend's Winterfest, tastings (and true love?) in Oregon and Washington wine country, and Hood River deals for powder hounds.

02/08/2013 By Kasey Cordell

Happenings

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Food and film festivals bloom around the state. Plus: $150 flights to LA.

10/19/2012 By Kasey Cordell

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Eat Beat Weekly Planner

Our digest of the area's top upcoming food and drink events, including winery harvest events around the Willamette Valley and the Hood River Hops Fest.

09/24/2012 By Allison Jones

Get Out

Hikes & Bikes

One of the best things about living in Portland is the ease with which we can escape the city for more rugged delights. So we paged through guidebooks, consulted local experts, and wore a little leather off our own boots...

05/20/2009 Edited by Kasey Cordell With Brian Barker By Kaitlin Johnson, Ariel Bleicher, Victoria Nguyen, and Bart Blasengame

Cool Cocktails

Time in a Bottle

Hood River Distillers is the Northwest's oldest and largest liquor company. One of the last regional distilleries in the country, Hood River Distillers sold off most of its stills in the late sixties and hasn’t really used one since, though this might soo

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan