If you built it...

Architecture of the Sandwich

From the constant changes of the Sausage Sandwich at Clyde Common to the bizarre combination of the hot dog flight at The Original, the variety of Portland's sandwiches mirrors architecture from around the country.

10/09/2009 By Mike Thelin and Eva Hagberg

Slideshow

Slide Show: $20 Is The New $50

We scoured the Portland metro area to find a dozen culinary steals, ranging from the nationally-lauded Le Pigeon, to Sanchez Taqueria, a foodie pitstop in Tigard.

10/09/2009

Cheap Eats

$20 Is The New $50

We scoured the Portland metro area to find a dozen culinary steals, ranging from the nationally-lauded Le Pigeon, to Sanchez Taqueria, a foodie pitstop in Tigard.

10/09/2009 By Mike Thelin and Eva Hagberg

Best of the City

Best Restaurants 2009

Portland restaurants persevered and prospered despite the economic climate this past year as foodie entrepreneurs showed Portland and the country that a memorable meal can be savored in many places in many ways: on linen-topped tables, in a strip mall, or

10/09/2009 By Mike Thelin and Eva Hagberg

BEST RESTAURANTS: AN APPENDIX

Snack Track

This guide will take you through the best and most wallet-friendly eateries and cafés within walking (or streetcar) distance of downtown.

10/09/2009 By Thomas Cobb and Eva Hagberg

Mudroom

Baptism by Fryer

_Portland Monthly_, with the help of Side Cart, deep-fries an entire Thanksgiving dinner.

10/09/2009 By Kasey Cordell

CELLAR NOTES

Our Critic’s Top Wine Picks

Taste the often overlooked gewürztraminer wines, whose piquancy crawls up into your nose like the scent of cloves, and will surely spice up your Thanksgiving.

10/09/2009 By Condé Cox

Drinking Locally

Space Truckin’

Hawthorne dive blasts off

10/09/2009 By John Chandler

POUR

Autumn on the Rocks

Take a little inspiration from the Czech Republic to find the right drink to bridge the seasons in the city.

10/09/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

PORTLAND PLATED

The Italian Job

Master chef Robert Reynolds reinvents the staid pumpkin pie.

10/09/2009 By Martha Calhoon