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

AN APPLE A DAY

Help Kickstart Reverend Nat's Cidery

Local cidermaker Nat West is hoping to get a little help from his friends (and friends of friends of friends) to open a new cidery and tap room.

03/28/2013 By Allison Jones

HIGH SPIRITS

Photos from Toast: Portland's Booziest Bash

Spotlighting the spirited wares of over 50 craft liquor producers, the third annual Portland-based event brought out the crowds.

03/25/2013 By Jessica Shulsinger

Slideshow

Slide Show: 2013 Toast Craft Spirits Revival

Spotlighting the spirited wares of over 50 craft liquor producers, the third annual Portland-based event brought out the crowds.

03/25/2013

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Fish Sauce

A neighborhood Vietnamese spot brings a wallet-friendly happy hour and expertly crafted cocktails to Northwest Portland.

03/13/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

St. Paddy's Day Picks

We've assembled a list of St. Patrick's Day diversions for your weekend Irish itinerary.

03/13/2013 By Alex Gamez

EAT WITH YOUR EYES

Bent Brick Lets Its Hair Down

Scott Dolich is back in the kitchen with a new direction for his Northwest Portland tavern, swapping modernist cuisine for customizable comfort food.

03/12/2013 By Allison Jones