Wine, Beer & Cocktails

Word of Mouth

Wild Salads to Elaborate Cocktails, Quaintrelle Is Ready for Its Close-Up

Come for the drinks. Stay for the... brussels sprouts?

04/23/2019 By Karen Brooks

Eat With Your Eyes

First Look: Scotch Lodge, a Swanky Cocktail Cave from Tommy Klus, Opens May 2

The bar "with a scotch problem" will debut with an all-star cast inside the former Biwa space.

04/18/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Beer

The Wild Story Behind the Military Plane Inside Vagabond Brewing

The Salem-based brewery expanded to Portland in February—and promptly got an annoyed visit from the US Air Force.

04/17/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Karaoke

Baby Ketten Karaoke Set to Go Brick-and-Mortar on SE Powell

What the New York Times called "America's greatest karaoke night" will soon get a full-time home.

04/08/2019 By Jackson Main

Beer

Threshold Brewing & Blending Wants to Become a Cozy Montavilla Staple

Open since February, the 10-barrel Montavilla neighborhood brewery is pouring a small but excellent lineup of hazy IPAs and farmhouse ales.

04/05/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Beer

Assembly Brewing Is the Detroit-Style Pizza Joint Foster-Powell Needs

Assembly is also one of a handful of minority-owned breweries in the US.

03/26/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Insider's Guide 2019

75 Things Every Portlander Must Do

We tapped art aficionados, food fanatics, entrepreneurs, and outdoor enthusiasts for their picks of things every Portlander must do.

03/26/2019 Edited by Fiona McCann

Insider’s Guide 2019: Quadrant Breakdown

Where to Eat, Shop, and Play in All 5 Portland Quadrants

Plus hot insider tips from local experts.

03/26/2019 By Portland Monthly Staff

Insider’s Guide 2019: Nightlife

Expatriate's Kyle Linden Webster Reveals the Places You Should Be Drinking at Right Now

Expatriate’s cocktail slinging king and house DJ Kyle Linden Webster talks wine bars and record troves.

03/26/2019 By Fiona McCann

Insider’s Guide 2019: Entrepreneurs

Four Black-Owned Businesses You Need to Visit, Stat

Stephen Green of WeWork Labs tells us how he helps support the African-American community.

03/26/2019 By Fiona McCann

Beer News

Great Notion Brewing Unveils Its Long-Awaited NW Expansion

Opening today, the location has been in the works for over two years.

03/04/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Eat Here Now

Bar West Thrives in Northwest's Famed Wildwood Space

The new spot nails the neighborhood charm.

02/26/2019 By Benjamin Tepler

Pour

Classic Basque Cider Comes to the Columbia River Gorge

Cascade Locks cidery Son of Man makes a wild-fermented quaff that's funky and salty.

02/26/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Beer

35-Year-Old Bridgeport Brewing Is Turning Off Its Taps

Portland's oldest remaining brewery is gone for good. The Pearl District brewpub will be open until March 10.

02/12/2019 By Marty Patail

Wellness: Get Smart

Welcome to Portland's Brainiest Bar Trivia Nights

Added bonus? They all benefit local nonprofits.

01/29/2019 By Rachel Saslow

Beer

Widmer's North Portland Brewpub Closes After Almost 23 Years

"With ... increased competition, we have struggled to make the pub financially sustainable," the company said in a Facebook post.

01/22/2019 By Marty Patail

Hidden Portland: Secret Spots

Portland's Best Basements, Back Rooms, Attics, and Hideaways

Here are some of the city's most out-of-the-way spots to eat, drink, or just be mysterious.

12/21/2018 By Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, Margaret Seiler, and Benjamin Tepler

Food Event Spotlight

Get Ready for the Northwest's First Basque-Style Cidery

Son of Man, based in Cascade Locks, taps its first wild cider in February. To that, we say txotx!

12/19/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Booze

Ryan Reynolds Drops Hilarious New Ad for Portland-Made Aviation Gin

"An American original ... now owned by a Canadian."

12/13/2018 By Marty Patail

Sneak Peek

At Soon-to-Open Pink Rabbit, the Cocktail Menu Is Literally Song Lyrics by the National

Star barista Billy Wilson and GQ-lauded mixologist Tyler Stevens bonded over rock music and album art. Their new Pearl District project? Just add booze.

12/11/2018 By Ramona DeNies