Outdoor Dining

Outdoor Dining <p>Join us this month for 50 Outdoor Dining destinations where the cuisine is supreme and the scenery serene. Also, get caught up with the best Belgian beers, and see what a designing family did to spruce up their Raleigh Hills split-level home.</p>

In this issue:

Arts & Culture


VIDEO: Poetry in Motion

See exclusive video of a trio of our top poets waxing dramatic.


Long Story [Short]

The Designer

Young, critically acclaimed, and decidedly opinionated, industrial designer Joey Roth recently moved his solo practice from San Francisco to Portland. He expounds on his design philosophy (very Portland), his take on the craft movement (un-Portland), and

07/22/2011 By Zach Dundas


Do This Now! August 2011

Cycling, softball, and seeing spectacular homes are on tap for August.



Get Versed

It's a summer poetry explosion! Budding hipsters have three options for finding a verse venue.

07/22/2011 By Ryan Donaldson


Fantasy Mayor 2012: Timber Joey

Timber Joey for mayor? Or are we barking up the wrong tree?

07/22/2011 By Zach Dundas


Word on the Street: August 2011

Let's hear it for the dietary indecisive!



Sew Like a Man

OK dudes, time to quit bitchin' and start stitchin'.

07/22/2011 By Emily Burton


Five Questions For: Nikki McClure

Olympia artist puts a bird on her crafty museum show.

07/22/2011 By Zach Dundas


PDX Index: Rivers

PDX Index takes us to the rivers.

07/22/2011 By Ryan Donaldson

Now Read This

It Looked Different on the Model

Witty Eugene author tries to fit in with the locals, to no avail.

07/22/2011 By Anne Adams

On The Town

Trade Routes

This art dealer's ambitions know no boundaries.



Global Canvas

Influential gallery owner Elizabeth Leach has accomplished much in her 30-year career.

07/22/2011 By Randy Gragg


The Perfect Party: August 2011

The guests will be arriving soon. Do we need more chairs?


An Appendix

Eat Outside: Off the Eaten Path

Welcome to great outdoor eating with serene scenery.


Eat & Drink


Outdoor Dining August 2011

Since you’re going out to eat anyway, why not take it a step further? Our guide to fresh-air feasting has the lowdown on the best places to see the skyline.


Cover Story

Eat Outside: On the Water

Food and drink taste better with a river view.

07/22/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Cover Story

Eat Outside: Up in Flames

Any of these five smokin' hotspots can light your fire.

07/22/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Cover Story

Eat Outside: Sunny Side Up

Start the day with a little fresh air to go with your eggs and bacon.

07/22/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

Cover Story

Eat Outside: Rooftop Respites

See the sights from great heights while savoring your bites.

07/22/2011 By Martin Patail

Cover Story

Eat Outside: Ale Alfresco

Take your pint out to the patio for a shot of Vitamin D.

07/22/2011 By Martin Patail

Cover Story

Eat Outside: P-Town Picnic

Sometimes finding a spot to eat outdoors is no picnic, but we're here to help.

07/22/2011 By Zach Dundas

Cover Story

Eat Outside

Since you're going out to eat anyway, why not take it a step further? Our guide to fresh-air feasting has the lowdown on the best places to see the "*skyline"

07/22/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell


7 Delicious Beers from Belgium

For a truly continental taste, you must discover suds from a truly obsessed bastion of beer.

07/22/2011 By Condé Cox


Local Preserver Pink Slip Jam Captures August's Vivid Flavors in a Jar

Suzanne Fuoco's jams combine fruit flavors from well outside the box.

07/22/2011 By Amara Holstein


Field Studies

Rural feasting on Sauvie Island is as good it gets.

07/22/2011 By Karen Brooks

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

State of Refuge

07/22/2011 By Randy Gragg

Home & Real Estate


Plantwise: Blue Bonanza

Growing fruit in your backyard is a berry, berry good idea.

07/22/2011 By Kate Bryant

Wish List

Ideas for an Artful Modern Retreat

Just a few suggestions for DIY decor that will brighten up any bungalow.



Go West!

Hi-tech hub Hillsboro has a handle on the future.

07/22/2011 By Zach Dundas

News & City Life


The Hidden War

Bullets, bombs, IEDs. For today's armed forces, the risks are myriad. But for the women serving their country, some of the greatest threats come from an enemy within: their fellow soldiers. The stories of three Oregon women demonstrate the many ways sexua

07/20/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Style & Shopping


Test Pattern

You too can embolden your look in daring prints. Remember to keep it playful, though.

07/22/2011 By Eden Dawn


Seed Money

Farmland LP is a company on the grow—organically that is.

07/22/2011 By Eleanor R. Brown


Urban Escape

Just beyond the traffic-snarled concrete of Southwest Portland, Chris and Gretchen Hotz have transformed a bland, poorly designed split-level into an artful abode oozing style and character.

07/22/2011 By Amara Holstein

Travel & Outdoors

Trail of the Month

Wahtum Lake

Keep cool in the heat with a little wading at Wahtum Lake.

07/22/2011 By Brian Barker