Top Gear: Portland Chef Edition

From high tech to super Luddite, these gadgets help Portland's best chefs geek out.

10/19/2015 By Ramona DeNies


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


Inside The Maple Parlor, Hawthorne's New Self-Serve Sundae Shop

The new dessert destination appeals to all diets with strawberry-beet soft serve, candied bacon, and toppings galore.

10/19/2015 By Molly Woodstock


How a Portland Architect Built His Dream Home in Six Months

In July 2012, Jamin Aasum set out to build a modern abode overlooking Industrial Northwest Portland in time to marry his future wife inside—on New Year's Eve. Here's how he did it.

10/19/2015 By Amara Holstein


The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers @ Los Angeles Galaxy 

Winning in a place where you have never won, against a team with one home loss, would be the biggest statement win in Portland’s MLS history.

10/16/2015 By Mike Schwartz


Bend-Based Next Level Burger Is Now Open on Hawthorne

Starting October 19, the new burger joint will serve up plant-based patties and milkshakes for the masses.

10/16/2015 By Molly Woodstock


Hop Dog: A Sausage Fest with An Identity Crisis

The serial franchisers behind Little Big Burger and Blue Star Donuts struggle in concept and execution.

10/15/2015 By Benjamin Tepler


Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 15–18

Just mix and match these epic options! John Hodgman, Cameron Esposito, Kurt Vile, Con Bro Chill's "neon dance pop," OBT and White Bird, Remme's Run, and Sex with Strangers. (Yeah, you heard right!)

10/15/2015 By Ramona DeNies and Brandon Staley


KINK FM's Big Voice Sheila Hamilton Opens Up About Suicide and Mental Illness

Portland radio host Sheila Hamilton talks about her husband’s suicide, the problems with how we treat mental illness, and how she wrote her new book, All the Things We Never Knew, both as personal therapy, and as a resource for others.

10/15/2015 By Fiona McCann


The Tasty Details on Portland's Fry Bread Trend

The Native American, elephant ear look-alike is finding its way into restaurants and food carts all over Portland.

10/15/2015 By Emma Mannheimer


Muscadine Named One of Esquire’s Best New Restaurants in America

Following the lead of the late, great, Josh Ozersky, the national publication digs in deep to one of Portland’s leading Southern brunch spots.

10/14/2015 By Karen Brooks


The B Corporation Movement Rallies in Portland, Determined to Change How Business Works

Sustainable. Fair. But can a different kind of corporation make bank?

10/14/2015 By Rachel Grozanick


Wet Hot American Comedian Michael Ian Black Comes to PDX

The stand-up comedian from The State and Wet Hot American Summer is in Portland for a two-night event at Helium.

10/14/2015 By Marty Patail


Why Are These Portland Poets Proud to Call Themselves Whores?

Brothel-style readings open up poetry to a new audience —complete with booze, burlesque, and "private shows."

10/14/2015 By Katie Vaughan


The Buzzsaw: Portland Timbers @ Real Salt Lake 

We should know where the Timbers stand in the playoffs by Sunday evening.

10/13/2015 By Mike Schwartz


Pop-Up Magazine Is Portland-bound

A magazine performed live? A show with real-life stories? San Francisco's Pop-Up Magazine is coming to Portland, and we’ve got the lowdown on what it’s all about PLUS tickets to give away!

10/13/2015 By Fiona McCann


Tastebud's Wood-Fired Restaurant is Finally Opening on October 21

The long-anticipated wood-fired eatery from farmers market star Mark Doxtader will open next week.

10/13/2015 By Benjamin Tepler


Can Chamber Music Save the World?

A string quartet collaborates with an environmental physicist to get audiences thinking about climate change.

10/12/2015 By Katelyn Best


Portland’s Best Fall Cocktails

We’ve got the inside line on Portland’s top sweater-season cocktails.

10/12/2015 By Katie Vaughan


Portland Monthly's Rising Star Restaurant of the Year: Coquine

How a California couple moved in and put the Michelin in Mount Tabor.

10/09/2015 By Karen Brooks