Slideshow

Slide Show: Best Bars to Score a Deal

The five o'clock world never looked so good.

11/17/2010

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Eat Well

These spots serve up dishes to perfectly compliment a fine whiskey, wine or beer.

11/17/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Take a Date

For dates from the romantic to the respectable, find the room with the right atmosphere here.

11/17/2010 By Kasey Cordell

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Score a Deal

The five o'clock world never looked so good.

11/17/2010 By Zach Dundas

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

Savor

A Strong Finish

Spain's olive country isn't the only place where olive trees thrive; Red Ridge Farms in the Dundee Hills of Oregon makes olive oil which is served at some of the Portland area's best restaurants.

10/08/2010 By Mike Thelin

Pour

Sweet & Lowdown

The Country Cat serves summer all year long with their Skeet Tea, an uncomplicatedly delicious cocktail made with black tea infused vodka.

09/13/2010 By Deena Prichep

Savor

Perfect Pair

Autumn in Hood River sees a delicately delicious mix of pear harvest and Oregon black cod.

09/13/2010 By Mike Thelin

Savor

Red Alert

Food Editor Mike Thelin expounds his love for tomatoes, recommending a light late summer salad of tomatoes and peaches.

08/16/2010 By Mike Thelin

Savor

Rind, Refined

Learn how to repurpose your watermelon rinds into watermelon pickles.

07/14/2010 By Deena Prichep

Savor

Right on ’Cue

Berlin Reed shows Portland how to do ribs right, with his innovative recipe for piri-piri-infused Southern barbecue.

06/11/2010 By Hanna Neuschwander

Portland Plated

Beyond S’mores

Four fine dining recipes that you can whisk away with you into the wild.

05/17/2010 By Mike Thelin

Slideshow

Slide Show: Beyond S’mores

Four fine dining recipes that you can whisk away with you into the wild.

05/17/2010

Pour

Cello Shots

An in-depth discourse on what happens when the appletini goes out of style.

04/23/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Recipe

Spear Me

Asparagus takes a break from the steamer and lands on your pizza.

04/15/2010 By Deena Prichep

POUR

Cabinet Appointments

Urban Farmer's head bartender Dan Stern calls his favorite bottles for warm-weather entertaining.

03/16/2010 By John Chandler

SAVOR

Labors of Love

Evoe chef Kevin Gibson drops knowledge about his recipe for fried morel mushrooms with fava bean purée.

03/16/2010 By Hanna Neuschwander

Savor

Iberian Grinder

Assemble Tabla Mediterranean Bistro chef Anthony Cafiero's Spanish-style _bocadillo_ at home. This sandwich includes ham or prosciutto with seasonal greens decorating a fresh baguette.

02/15/2010 By Deena Prichep