FEATURE

The Last Days of My Left Breast

I’m a stripper, rocker, bartender, and writer. I had a lot of plans last year, but none of them involved breast cancer. The disease sidetracked my livelihood, threatened my life, and forced me to reinvent my chest. So far, I’ve lived to to tell the tale.

04/15/2013 By Viva Las Vegas

Beervana

Taste of Beervana

Portland Monthly's selection of can’t-miss beer hot spots and why we like 'em. From Saraveza in North Portland to the Horse Brass Pub in Southeast, each location has made it to four-star "special lady" status in our little black book of bars.

08/20/2012 By Kasey Cordell, John Chandler, and Rachel Ritchie

Beervana

In the Beginning…

Starting with 1852, the year Portland's first brewery was founded, and ending with 2010, Portland Monthly has compiled a handy little time line charting Oregon's beer history through the ages.

08/20/2012

Feature

Our 10 Greatest Homes

We asked a panel of 5 experts to choose the 10 greatest homes in the city’s history. Bask in the architectural wonder, as we take you on a virtual tour of Portland’s finest residential structures, both present and past.

08/19/2012 By Randy Gragg

Best of PDX

A Foodie Farewell

An Eat Beater says sayonara and shares a few things she’s learned.

05/11/2011 By Anna Sachse

Cheap Eats

Hidden Gem: Cruise In Country Diner

These milkshakes (plus the burgers and fries) bring all the boys to the yard. Girls too.

05/09/2011 By Anna Sachse

Interview

5 questions for: writer, baker, and pizza pie maker, KEN FORKISH

The local pastry and pizza master (and now book author-to-be!) weighs on what to eat, where to go, and why eaters love living in Portland.

05/04/2011 By Anna Sachse

Holiday Eats Cheat Sheet

Who’s Da Mom?

A personalized Mother’s Day dining guide.

04/27/2011 By Anna Sachse

Trends

Put An Egg On It!

Forget birds and bling—it’s yolks for Portland folks.

04/20/2011 By Anna Sachse

Cheap Eats

Pho Real

Northeast’s Pho Gia is a broth of fresh air.

04/18/2011 By Anna Sachse

Cheap Eats

Talk Soup

SoupCycle brings seasonal, sloshy meals on wheels to the Portland masses.

04/13/2011 By Anna Sachse

Best of PDX

The Big Five Biscuit Joints

We weigh in on the breakfast bread at five local hot-spots, and we ask you to fill in the holes (in-the-wall).

04/06/2011 By Anna Sachse

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Lucy’s Table

This stalwart Nob Hill eatery deserves a try—or yet another repeat visit.

04/04/2011 By Anna Sachse

First Impressions

Flesh-Free Fine-Dining at Northeast’s Natural Selection

Portland vegetarians and vegans, rejoice! There’s finally a higher-priced (and delicious) eatery just for you!

03/30/2011 By Anna Sachse

Cheap Eats

Hidden Gem: Downtown’s Mizu Sushi

This wee four-seat sushi (and udon) counter is fresh, fast, and worth seeking out.

03/23/2011 By Anna Sachse

Interview

5 questions for: hot, young talent ALEX YODER

Olympic Provisions’ executive chef chats about cookbooks, trends, and choice places to eat.

03/21/2011 By Anna Sachse

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Temple Bar

Knob Hill’s Indish is reborn is a whiskey & classic cocktail lounge, with a budget-friendly (and worthy) Happy Hour menu to boot.

03/16/2011 By Anna Sachse

Food Find

Deal of the Week: DOC Tasting Menu

Try everything—literally everything—that this fantastic Northeast eatery has to offer.

03/11/2011 By Anna Sachse

Features

Future History

The Oregon Historical Society is the only private state historical society in the West and it boasts one of the largest libraries and archives on the Pacific Coast. Despite its impressive collection, however, OHS is now operating in "survival mode" and st

03/10/2011 By Martin Patail

Trail of the Month

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

At Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve, April's Trail of the Month, you can see more than 130 species of resident and migratory birds.

03/09/2011 With Brian Barker