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Wilson

Barista Opens Second Location

Reigning NW barista champ Billy Wilson debuts location number two on NE Alberta St.

04/05/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Beard Award

Beard Finalists Announced

Portland Chefs Dominate the NW Best Category

03/22/2010 By Eat Beat Team

High Spirits

Branch Whiskey Bar

The Branch Whiskey Bar has what it takes to be a neighborhood destination.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Where the Animals Roam

Active animal licenses are analyzed comparatively between Democrats and Republicans.

03/16/2010 Edited by Brian Barker

The Mudroom

Immigrant Song

The growth of diversity in Beaverton results in the once pasty-white suburb becoming one of Oregon's prominent melting pots.

03/16/2010 By Randy Gragg

GARDEN ENVY

Yards Apart

Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.

03/15/2010 By Camela Raymond

Pop-up Restaurants

A New Model for Portland Eateries?

Pop-up retail is hot. What about pop-up restaurants?

03/04/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Books for Hungry Minds

Newish Book Great Overview of Contemporary Cuisine

Global gastro compendium of top chefs includes Portland’s Tommy Habetz

02/28/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Coffee Wars

Portland Robs Seattle’s Coffee Crown

Your bigger, richer, and your buildings are taller. But our coffee is better

02/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team

phile under: art

The Big One: Disquieted

02/20/2010 By Lisa Radon

James Beard

PDX Restaurants Receive 12 Beard Nominations

Pomeroy, Whims, Rucker, Ricker, Lightner, Higgins, Bibiano, Lewis, Gorham

02/18/2010 By Eat Beat Team

EAT UP

A Baker’s Dozen

A history lesson in the artisan bakery trade of Portland. Listings include different pastry shops and the variety of treats they offer.

02/15/2010 By Mike Thelin and Eva Hagberg

Beyond the Bridges

Hot to Trot

Hawaii’s Big Island offers mystical volcanoes, all-inclusive resorts, sunny weather, clear water, and swimming with dolphins.

02/15/2010 By Alexis Rehrmann

goat

A Feast of Goat at Metrovino

Because goat will be the new pork

02/09/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Extracto

Second Extracto Location Opens

The locally adored cafe and roasting company unveils new digs

02/08/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Landon

Sommelier Erican Landon to Leave Ten 01

Landon heads to wine country. The Heathman’s Jeff Groh to replace

02/03/2010 By Eat Beat Team

The Mudroom

Gael Force

The Irish have given Portland, Mayor Sam Adams, an 8,000 volume book collection to the Central Library, The Under Wonder Lounge and more.

02/02/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Accanto

Accanto to Add Happy Hour

Genoa 2.0’s Neighborhood Wine Bar Adds Cheap Daily Vittles and Swils

01/28/2010 By Eat Beat Team

ferran

El Bulli to Close

The World’s Best Restaurant to close for two years in 2011

01/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team