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BEST OF THE CITY

Portland's Best Breakfast Spots

In Portland, land of the food-crazy, nothing trumps breakfast. Consider this your wake-up call: the city’s best dishes, biscuits, Bloody Marys, and more. Dig in!

03/01/2012

Top Stories

CHURCH & STATE

By the Grace of God

As a tide of new owners and rising prices flooded inner North and Northeast Portland’s historically African American neighborhoods, many of the area’s black residents were pushed out. Now, scattered across the farthest reaches of America&rsquo

02/17/2012 By Aaron Scott

Feature

Spring Arts Date Book

With boundary-busting ballet from Sweden, queer theater from San Francisco, and Carlos Kalmar's take on Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring", Portland is abloom with arts offerings for the season.

02/23/2012 By Randy Gragg, John Chandler, Anne Adams, and Martin Patail

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Mudroom

Do This Now!

Sample the pinots at the Classic Wines Auction, get a new workout manual, or take a melodic trip to the Magnetic Fields this month.

02/24/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas

Mudroom

Five Questions For Hometapes

Local/global record label Hometapes’ indie world view

02/24/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas By Robert Ham

Mudroom

The Perfect Party

A heroic homeowner takes a bite out of crime; a local dude digs the 'Couv; and queer culture makes a comeback at the Perfect Party.

02/24/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas

Now Read This

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Portland author Cheryl Strayed finds herself on the Pacific Crest Trail in a new memoir.

02/23/2012 By Brian Barker

Feature

Spring Arts Date Book

With boundary-busting ballet from Sweden, queer theater from San Francisco, and Carlos Kalmar's take on Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring", Portland is abloom with arts offerings for the season.

02/23/2012 By Randy Gragg, John Chandler, Anne Adams, and Martin Patail

Best of the City

BEST OF THE CITY

Portland's Best Breakfast Spots

In Portland, land of the food-crazy, nothing trumps breakfast. Consider this your wake-up call: the city’s best dishes, biscuits, Bloody Marys, and more. Dig in!

03/01/2012

Eat & Drink

Cellar Notes

Place Matters

Our critic's guide to the subregions of the Willamette Valley, home of the world's finest pinot noir.

02/24/2012 By Condé Cox

Pour

Kosher Cocktail

’Tis the season of Manischewitz—we show you how to embrace it. Really.

02/24/2012 By Deena Prichep

EAT HERE NOW

Introducing: Tanuki

Chef Janis Martin's newest location on SE Stark raises the bar on Japanese bar food.

02/23/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

RISE & DINE!

Portland's Best Baked Goods

If your breakfast joint doesn't smell like fresh-baked bread and tantalizing pastry, then you're eating in the wrong place. We've got some better ideas.

02/23/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Karen Brooks

Rise & Dine!

Portland’s Battle for the Best Fried Chicken & Waffles

Culinary pundits Zach Dundas and Marty Patail go fork-to-fork over their favorite spots for chicken and waffles, the true breakfast of champions.

02/23/2012 By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks Illustrations by Dan Gay

RISE & DINE!

Best Family Breakfast Spots

Hey, your kids have to eat breakfast too. We've rounded up a roster of eateries that will make the whole family feel welcome (and full).

02/23/2012 By Zach Dundas and Karen Brooks Edited by Rachel Ritchie Illustrations by Dan Gay

Rise & Dine!

Portland’s Best Biscuits

We've got a bounty of biscuits that don't need gravy to make 'em special.

02/23/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks By Benjamin Tepler

Rise & Dine!

Portland's Best Breakfast Sandwiches

The trusty breakfast sandwich has evolved from an on-the-go necessity to a morning meal worth savoring slowly. Here are five winning combos.

02/23/2012 By Kasey Cordell, Rachel Ritchie, and Benjamin Tepler Edited by Karen Brooks Illustrations by Dan Gay

RISE & DINE!

Portland’s Best Bloody Marys

Sometimes you need an eye-opener on top of your morning java. For those occasions we've whittled down a roster of Portland's best Bloody Marys. Cheers!

02/23/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks By Allison Jones

Rise & Dine!

Portland’s Best Breakfasts

Just like mom said: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And after weeks stuffing ourselves silly while exploring the city’s myriad breakfast joints, we can attest that it also happens to be the most delicious.

02/23/2012 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with John Stewart

The man from Meat Cheese Bread demonstrates his artistry in a very special spring sandwich.

02/17/2012 Edited by Benjamin Tepler

RECIPE

Grilled Asparagus Sandwich with Bacon Relish

John Stewart of Meat Cheese Bread shares his asparagus sandwich secrets.

02/17/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

The Limits of Nice

02/24/2012 By Randy Gragg

Health & Wellness

Rainmaker

Raising the Barre

Barre3’s ballet-Pilates-yoga fusion has attracted some big names—including Louise Ciccone, better known as Madonna.

02/23/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas By Ramona DeNies

Home & Real Estate

$10 and Under

Need a Hand in the Kitchen?

Try the #1 Chef’s sporty, spirited helper.

03/05/2012 By Kristin Belz

Plantwise

Spring Ahead!

It's not too cold to get your greens growing. Now's the time to plant kale, arugula, onions, and radishes.

02/24/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas By Kate Bryant

News & City Life

Mudroom

Kick Starters

National pundits weigh in on the Portland Timbers' prospects this season.

02/24/2012 By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail

Mudroom

Brazil Bonanza

Local companies are finding a booming new market in Brazil.

02/24/2012 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

PDX Index: March Madness

Go inside the numbers of March Madness. Who knows, it may improve your chances in the office pool.

02/23/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas By Will Lambeth

Feature

Beyond the Churches

Jefferson High School & SEI

02/17/2012 By Aaron Scott

History

Black in Portland

The history of African American communities in Portland is a very moving tale.

02/17/2012 By Randy Gragg

CHURCH & STATE

By the Grace of God

As a tide of new owners and rising prices flooded inner North and Northeast Portland’s historically African American neighborhoods, many of the area’s black residents were pushed out. Now, scattered across the farthest reaches of America&rsquo

02/17/2012 By Aaron Scott

Style & Shopping

Scene & Heard

Dress Diplomacy

How a vintage dress made its way from Portland's Xtabay to the White House.

02/24/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas By Natalia Grozina

PRÊT-À-PORTLAND

All Tied Up

How to wear knits—without looking five pounds heavier.

02/22/2012 By Eden Dawn

Travel & Outdoors

Trail of the Month

Fort to Sea Trail

The scenery changes quickly and there's a chance you'll spot some whales on this rugged ramble. Thar she blows!

02/24/2012 By Brian Barker Edited by Zach Dundas

Web Exclusives

Web Exclusive

The Sunday Life Line

Confronted by skyrocketing prices in inner North and Northeast Portland, many African Americans who grew up there have moved to the more affordable edges of the city. So churches are finding ways to bring them back for services. Every Sunday, Roberta Tyle

02/23/2012 Edited by Aaron Scott With Stephen Person