2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Play

From throwing darts to spinning records, Portlanders can indulge in an indoor Olympiad at these watering holes.

11/17/2010 By John Chandler, Gretchen Holzgang, Ali Moran, and Georgia Perry

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Become an Expert

Imbibe in ignorance no more. Recieve a tippler's tutelage at these locales.

11/17/2010 By Martin Patail

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Hide Out

Whether off the beaten path, underground or out-of-state, these regional haunts are great for ladies' nights, discreet encounters or silently lurking in the shadows.

11/17/2010 By Kasey Cordell and Rachel Ritchie With Brian Barker

Cover Story

Best Bars

Sipping Spots for Every Occasion

11/17/2010 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Beer Bulletin

Review: New Brew Venue

Hawthorne has a Hophouse

11/16/2010 By John Chandler

Booze News

Four Loko Update

It tastes really bad. Really, really bad.

11/15/2010 By John Chandler

Booze News

Bad News in a Can

Drunk and wired is no way to go through life

11/12/2010 By John Chandler

Piece of the Rock

Serenity Now!

Soothing sounds abound at Kelly’s Olympian

11/10/2010 By John Chandler

Happy Hour

Happy Hour: Ate Oh Ate

Great plates at Ate Oh Ate

11/09/2010 By John Chandler

New Bars

First Impressions

Catching up with the latest locals

11/04/2010 By John Chandler

We Approve

From the Beer Aisle

Suds and shopping = good idea!

11/01/2010 By John Chandler

Festival Notes

Distill My Heart

A crowd gathers at the Distillers Festival

10/28/2010 By John Chandler

Happy Hour

Happy Hour: Miho Izakaya

Miho Izakaya is a worthy destination

10/26/2010 By John Chandler

Bar Crawling

Beer! Beer! Beer!

There’s no escape from Night of the Living Ales

10/20/2010 By John Chandler

Rest in Peace

So Long, Joe

Eugene drummer and swell guy passes

10/18/2010 By John Chandler

Filler Post

Leisure Time

A few notes from a vacationing Bar Pilot

10/13/2010 By John Chandler

Behind Bars

Spot Inspection

Spot 79 on SE Foster is a mysterious venue

10/05/2010 By John Chandler

Such a deal

Happy Hour of the Week

The news is mostly good at the Original

10/01/2010 By John Chandler

Behind Bars


In with the new bars—out with the old

09/30/2010 By Geoff Earl

Celebrity Sighting

Dan Aykroyd Redux

Or, what would I do for free vodka?

09/28/2010 By John Chandler