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.

In This Feature:

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

The 10 Most Interesting Cocktails in PDX Right Now

A snapshot of the best of Portland's creative bar offerings, from neighborhood dives to craft cocktail havens.

03/02/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

5 Portland-Made Cocktail Classics Worth Savoring

It's hard to argue with time-tested perfection. These specimens pay homage to their pedigreed forbears with measured respect.

03/02/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

Behind the Bar: Shaker Secrets from PDX's Master Cocktail Brains

From the don of Portland's bar scene to headline-making NYC transplants, we get the tips and tricks to take your cocktail game to the next level.


The Ultimate Barsenal: Stock Your Home Bar Like a Pro

The owners of Portland's Bull in China cocktail supply store share their favorite finds.

03/03/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

7 Sinful Date Nights

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

02/03/2014 By Kelly Clarke

Eat This Now: Bar Snacks

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


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