GOOD EATS

Garden Bar Will Open 3 New Locations—and Crisp Salad Bar Debuts in NoPo

Get the scoop on the popular customized salad shop's two upcoming expansions—including the eatery's first east-side spot. Plus: a new salad bar opens on North Williams. Battle of the bars?

09/08/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

Find Your Ultimate Yoga Retreat—in Town or Around the World

From Costa Rica and Nepal to a cozy, heart-powered weekend right here in Portland, we've got your guide to the next season of yoga retreats.

09/08/2015 By Allison Jones

BODY TALK

You Should Probably Throw Out Your Makeup

The local skincare experts at Echo Natural Beauty share when to toss your powders, creams, tints, and mascaras. Hint: it's more often than you think.

09/04/2015 By Allison Jones

TREAT YO SELF

Portland's Back-to-School Spa Specials

The city's kids are back in school—now it's your turn to take a late-summer break.

09/02/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Tomatoes and Melon: A Gazpacho Match Made in Farmers Market Heaven

A cool, bright bowl of high-summer bounty is waiting to make friends with your blender.

08/26/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

8 Yoga (and Fitness) Apps to Bring Your Practice With You at Home and On the Go

Get your downward-facing dog fix without the crowds or studio prices with these eight yoga and fitness apps. Finding balance has never been easier.

08/26/2015 By Megan Haverman and Allison Jones

SHOP GLOBAL

A Shopper's Guide to Portland's Best International Markets

Explore the world—one bite at a time—at Portland's plethora of global markets, where local meals and ingredients become tasty travelogues.

08/24/2015 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Zach Dundas, Allison Jones, Marty Patail, Rachel Ritchie, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

GOOD EATS

The Trending Smoothie Ingredient that Could Boost Your Libido (and More)

Local nutrition experts weigh in on the potential benefits of maca—and we round up a few places to try it for yourself.

08/21/2015 By Allison Jones

COMEDY

6 Acts We're Excited to See at the Stumptown Improv Festival

Smart, spontaneous, surprising, spoofy, and bound to sell out, this weekend's fest draws improv acts from Los Angeles to New York to share the stage with local talent. Here's who we're ready to laugh at.

08/12/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

2 Crazy Delicious New Ways to Make Corn on the Cob

Move beyond butter with a pair of creative recipes for the summer staple.

08/11/2015 By Allison Jones

FOOD NEWS

Salt & Straw Expands Its Los Angeles Empire

The enterprising ice cream thinkers open two new locations: one in Abbot Kinney, another in the Arts District

08/10/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

BODY TALK

Stock Up on Natural Beauty Products at Pacifica's Summer Warehouse Sale

The local beauty company is opening its doors August 14-16 with up to 90% off perfumes, soy candles, makeup, skin care, and more.

08/07/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

What Are the Next Big Trends in Smoothies and Juice?

We asked Portland's juice bar professionals to share their take on what's on the horizon of healthy sipping.

08/07/2015 By Allison Jones and Molly Woodstock

GOOD EATS

So What's the Deal with Bone Broth, Anyway?

With the opening of Portland's first bone broth bar, we ask the question on everyone's mind: isn't that just soup without stuff in it?

08/06/2015 By Allison Jones

OPENING WATCH

New Seasons Slabtown Opens in Northwest Portland

The supermarket opens the doors of its first store in the quadrant with free food, ice cream, and more.

08/04/2015 By Allison Jones

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

The Eat Beat Weekly Planner: Food Events for Every Kind of Eater

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including free bone broth, free bread, $1 oysters, and the North American Organic Brewers Festival.

08/04/2015 By Katie Vaughan

MUSIC FESTIVAL

Recapping Pickathon 2015—in Photos!

From a soulful Leon Bridges to Sinkane's sweaty psychadelia; from tUnE-yArDs' heart-pounding hypnotism to JD McPerson's retro rockabilly, Pickathon filled our ears, souls—and bellies—with delights. And we've got the pics to prove it.

08/03/2015 Photography by Brendan Duggan, Amy Martin, Andrea Tomasi, and Samuel Hunt By Benjamin Tepler and Allison Jones

BREAKING NEWS

Portland’s Little Big Burger Sold to Chanticleer Holdings, Inc.

Local burger barons Micah Camden and Katie Poppe sell their popular chain to focus on their other popular chain—Blue Star Donuts.

08/03/2015 By Karen Brooks

FIT CITY

Barre3 in the Park Returns for Another Round of Outdoor Workouts

Join hundreds of barre enthusiasts at the Fields Park for a free weekend workout. Up an inch, down an inch, up an inch. . .in the great outdoors!

07/29/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Kure's West End Location Will Debut with New Menu of Salads, Soups, and Macro Bowls

Come September, Portlanders hungry for a healthy hot lunch (in addition to their favorite green smoothies) will have another option, thanks to a new model from the veteran juice pushers.

07/29/2015 By Allison Jones