PORTLAND GLOSSARY

Word on the Street: Car2Slow

What Portlanders are saying—or should be.

12/02/2013

RECIPE

Make the Most of the Tomato Boom

2013's substantial summer signaled success for tomato plants in home garden plots around Portland. Now that the harvest is peaking, it's time to make panzanella!

09/17/2013 By Kristin Belz

RECIPE

Labor-Free Chocolate Heaven

Don’t labor over your Labor Day dessert; just dive into the decadence of Chocolate Cake Pudding.

08/26/2013 By Kristin Belz

ON OUR BOOKSHELF

What is Good Food?

Margaret Wittenberg's newly revised "Essential Good Food Guide" delivers the facts behind the fads for healthy eating at home.

08/23/2013 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Map-Making 101

Mapstack’s groovy new database lets you unleash your inner cartographer and create beautiful, unique maps for free.

08/22/2013 By Kristin Belz

DIY

An Open Source for New Furniture

If you like puzzles and aren't afraid of the words "Assembly Required," OpenDesk is for you.

08/21/2013 By Kristin Belz

APPRECIATION

Taking Tapas to the Masses

Penelope Casas was the trailblazing food writer who brought Spanish tapas to our American tables.

08/19/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIGN SCHOOL

Oregon's Guild of Woodworkers

These old school woodlovers are gathering strength to spread their love and knowledge of a primal material.

08/16/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

Consider the Bowl

Forget bowling alone: the MoCC gathers bowls to reveal the beauty of one of the necessities of home life.

08/15/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

Catio Tour of Portland

Who says dogs should get all the attention? These cool cats live the cush life, luxuriating on their own outdoor catios.

08/14/2013 By Kristin Belz

RECIPE

Go Loco for Gazpacho

This easy (uncooked) soup is full of the juicy tomatoes only summer delivers.

08/12/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Americana Portland-style, Circa 2013

Carlino aims to embody all things Portland in its new furniture line.

08/09/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

Portland's Urban Grange

Raise a glass to community and sustainability at the Independence Gardens benefit for Zenger Farm’s Urban Grange Thursday, August 15.

08/08/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

The Glamorous 1950s Home

This 1956 home in the West hills exudes a whimsical elegance not usually found in Northwest mid-century modernism.

08/07/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIGN SCHOOL

The Architecture of Ice Cream

The design of Salt & Straw represents Portland's style to the international ice cream world.

08/05/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Japanese Garden Moon & More

The Behind the Shoji art show and sale is a summertime rite of passage.

08/02/2013 By Kristin Belz

MARKET WATCH

Peachy Keen

Summer is at its peak, and so are stone fruits. Peach crisp is calling your name.

08/01/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

Eating for the (Frank Lloyd) Wright Cause

Go to dinner and feel good about it by putting your money where your mouth is at the Gordon House annual benefit.

07/31/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

Inside the Arts & Crafts

Elegant details shine in this 1911 home in the Southwest Hills.

07/29/2013 By Kristin Belz

MARKET WATCH

Albacore Tuna Fresh From the Coast

High summer is prime time for the best fresh albacore tuna (probably caught yesterday in our local ocean).

07/26/2013 By Kristin Belz