BEER ME

The New Guide to Oregon’s Best Beer

To misquote a misquote, “Beer is proof that Oregon wants us to be happy!” Join us in reveling in our backyard beer mecca.

06/29/2015 Edited by Marty Patail

BARS

Worth a Visit: McMenamins' Cider Bar on NW 23rd

Not only has McMenamins been making cider for 25 years, the local institution is a Top 5 cider producer in Oregon.

06/15/2015 By Marty Patail

HISTORY

100 Years Ago This Month, Oregon Made the Worst Decision Ever

On most issues, we're proud of our local stance as early adopters. When it comes to Prohibition? Not so much.

12/01/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

OPENING WATCH

Barlow Brings Old Hollywood Glamor to Downtown

A new bar from the owners of the Picnic House offers Gatsby-style cocktails, decor, and happy hour snacks.

09/04/2014 By Allison Jones and Anna Loh

Slideshow

Slide Show: A Photo Tour Through Bend Brewfest

Get a play-by-play of the weekend's best pours, including some local newbies making a big splash in the Central Oregon beer scene.

08/20/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: Sip Through McMenamins' Oregon Distillers Festival

McMenamins hosted the 2nd annual Oregon Distillers Festival Saturday, July 12, at Edgefield—with more than 20 Oregon Distillery Guild members exhibiting spirits, cocktail samples, and more.

07/15/2014

INSTA-SUMMER

How to Host the Perfect Summer Party

We offer 60 expert tips for the best backyard bash ever, from food to drinks to DIY decor—and the perfect playlist for the action.

07/01/2014 Photography by Stuart Mullenberg Edited by Kelly Clarke

SPORTS

World Cup Beer Garden Comes to NW 21st

Starting June 12, the pop-up World Cup Beer Garden opens on NW 21st next to the former Gypsy Lounge.

05/30/2014 By Greg Young

Slideshow

Slide Show: Jackknife Bar at Sentinel

Jackknife, located at 614 SW 11th Ave, opened its doors on April 18 and we got a special taste of all that the historic hotel bar has to offer.

04/29/2014

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Pepe Le Moko, Unveiled

The long anticipated bar beneath the Clyde Common takes its first few sips.

02/17/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

BEST BARS 2014

Eat This Now: Bar Snacks

Five drinking-food favorites for soaking up the booze from our annual list of Portland's best bars.

02/03/2014

BEST BARS 2014

A Portland Cocktail for Every Occasion

Whether your spirit of choice is vodka, whiskey, gin, rum, or tequila, we've handpicked a selection sure to please.

02/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

BEST BARS 2014

Booze Futures: A Drinker's Digest

A fresh wave of drinking destinations is heading our way in 2014

02/03/2014

BEST BARS 2014

Hey, Barkeep! 5 Local Bartenders to Watch

Savvy shakers share their signature drinks, cocktail philosophy, and where they sip on their nights off.

02/03/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

BEST BARS 2014

7 Sinful Date Nights

Let some of Portland’s most indulgent bars inspire your big night out.

02/03/2014 By Kelly Clarke

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best Bars of the Moment

We sipped and rambled our way across the city in search of your favorite new bars—whether you’re in the mood for a fresh new spot or an old standby.

02/03/2014 With Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Aaron Scott, Benjamin Tepler, Margaret Seiler, and Marty Patail Edited by Kelly Clarke

Best of the City

Portland's Best Bars 2014

We sipped and rambled our way across the city in search of your favorite new bars: craft cocktail boîtes and slinky date spots, gussied-up pubs, mescal haunts, whiskey libraries, and Sriracha-spiced karaoke parties.

02/01/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: Saké Fest PDX

Saké Fest PDX returned to the Governor Hotel on June 27 to benefit the Japan-American Society of Oregon.

07/09/2013

COVER STORY

Oregon Beer Guide

Your guide to the best of Oregon craft brewing

07/01/2013 With Christian DeBenedetti, Kasey Cordell, John Chandler, Zach Dundas, Aaron Scott, Benjamin Tepler, Marty Patail, and Branden Andersen Edited by Rachel Ritchie

BEHIND THE SCENES

Smoke Signals Cocktail at Laurelhurst Market

Ever wonder how ice gets smoked? We went behind the scenes to uncover the secret to one of Portland's most iconic cocktails.

04/17/2013 By Benjamin Tepler