Trophy Case

From Card Games to Fuzzy Slippers, Start Stocking Your Cozy Winter Cocoon

It's chrysalis time.

By Eden Dawn January 2, 2018 Published in the January 2018 issue of Portland Monthly

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It’s the perfect time to spend countless hours lost in an intricate card game. Illimat, a collaboration between local game designer Keith Baker and the Decemberists, has beautiful cards illustrated by Carson Ellis with characters like the Changeling and the Forest Queen. $40


In 2015 PoMo named Coquine’s smoked almond, salted caramel, and gooey chocolate treat our Cookie of the Year. In 2018, we still fully stand by this decision and happily report the café on Mount Tabor will now deliver ’em to your door by the dozen. $26


The easiest way to sum up these fuzzy, Fair Isle–patterned Woolrich Whitecap slippers with warm fleece lining and a pillow of air cushion in the midsole? Sweaters for your feet. $45


This fall, one Old Portland institution absorbed another when the Hollywood Theatre took the reins of beloved Movie Madness, a spot where you can travel back in time and rent movies. Go local and binge Oregon-filmed coming-of-age classic Stand By Me followed by Schwarzenegger’s “It’s not a toomah” vehicle Kindergarten Cop, and Dig, the best indie rock frenemy film ever. $3 each for three days, 4320 SE Belmont St,

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