Paniolo in the Pearl: Fools and Horses Slings Hawaiian Cowboy Fare 

The people behind Pink Rabbit open a slightly grown-up, but equally hip spot next door.  

10/06/2022 By Matthew Trueherz


First Look: Basquiat and Pink Velour in Kann’s Basement

Decorated with Basquiat and pink velour, the subterranean sibling of chef Gregory Gourdet’s ode to Haiti is a pan-Caribbean party.

09/29/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Hotel Openings

Woodlark Hotel Now Open, Just in Time for Kolaches and Winter Cocktails

Woodlark is two hotels in one, plus a downtown outpost of Good Coffee, a history-heavy cocktail bar, and—finally!—Doug Adams's Texas-style meat palace, Bullard.

12/12/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Sneak Peek

At Soon-to-Open Pink Rabbit, the Cocktail Menu Is Literally Song Lyrics by the National

Star barista Billy Wilson and GQ-lauded mixologist Tyler Stevens bonded over rock music and album art. Their new Pearl District project? Just add booze.

12/11/2018 By Ramona DeNies

New Bars

Cocktail Pop-Up Deadshot Now Has Permanent Digs and a Posse of Bartenders

Before, Adam Robinson's Mondays-only bar night was Holdfast's sidepiece. Now, the industry hangout stirs up sweet trouble seven days a week in SE Portland's former Associated space.

05/24/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Restaurant Openings

Say ‘Aloha’ to N Mississippi’s New Vegan Tiki Bar

Seattle’s No Bones Beach Club brings taro fries and jackfruit nachos to Portland.

01/25/2017 By Tuck Woodstock


The Bars of Summer 2016

It’s shaping up to be an epic year for fun-loving drinkers. We’ve got the goods on five spots opening soon.

04/22/2016 By Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, and Benjamin Tepler


Can Loyal Legion Really Be Called a Beer Hall?

Our man from Munich explores the new 99-tap drinking establishment in Southeast Portland.

09/21/2015 By Marty Patail


How to Eat Your Way Through Portland's Newest Food Court, the Zipper

We chowed down inside NE Sandy’s new micro-restaurant complex. The consensus? Go for the falafel, stay for the whiskey.

09/15/2015 By Benjamin Tepler


5 Great New Portland Wine Bars

From chic downtown haunts to suburban surprises, the city is yours for the sipping.

08/24/2015 By Tamara Belgard


Bit House Saloon is Shaking Up Portland's Best Summer Cocktails

A new Central Eastside watering hole crafts stellar, fancy-free cocktails.

08/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler


Inside Victoria Bar, Now Open on Albina

A new craft cocktail bar brings Cajun grub and Princess Bride cocktails to NoPo.

08/04/2015 By Tuck Woodstock


Inside Portland's New First National Taphouse

The second location of the Eugene-based Irish pub brings a bit of Oregon history (and hundreds of local and international beers and ciders) to the PSU district.

10/01/2014 By Anna Loh


Jackknife Bar Opens at Sentinel Hotel

Jackknife, the much-anticipated hotel lobby bar at Sentinel, opened its historic doors earlier this week with classic and contemporary cocktails.

04/29/2014 By Brooke Bass


Lightbar Lights Up on SE Morrison

A tasty answer to S.A.D.: Full-spectrum lighting fixtures that mimic natural sunlight served alongside craft cocktails and healthy snacks.

06/20/2013 By Allison Jones


Portland's Newest Beer Spots

A cutting-edge growler filling station and a nonprofit pub crown the latest eastside drinking developments.

05/17/2013 By Branden Andersen


5 Questions with Portland Cidermaker Nat West

The man behind Reverend Nat's Hard Cider opens up about his new Northeast Portland cidery and tasting room, set to debut in March.

02/04/2013 By Allison Jones


Introducing Tannery Bar

Skin & Bones is reborn as a cozy cocktail joint.

01/23/2013 By Benjamin Tepler


Bar Dobre Debuts on SE Hawthorne

Stan and Kimberly Pratnicki's cozy new Polish-esque neighborhood hangout offers thoughtful comfort food and cocktails set to warm you up this winter.

11/19/2012 By Allison Jones


New Menu Details for Kenny & Zuke's Deli Bar

The North Portland outpost of the Kenny & Zuke's pastrami-powered empire is opening on September 12th, and we've got the scoop on the brunch and booze menus.

09/07/2012 By Allison Jones