Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Gilt Club

The HH menu at this relaxed-glam Old Town cocktail den needs a little shaking, or maybe just a stir.

02/21/2011 By Anna Sachse

Pour

Bar Star

Clyde Common's Jeffrey Morgenthaler has been voted Bartender of the year. He weighs in on Portland's drinking scene and tells us how to make a Agridulce Royale.

01/14/2011

Stocking Stuffers

Last Minute Gifts!

Suitable presents for the tippler on your list

12/20/2010 By John Chandler

Five Questions

Manager Q & A: Kyle Lovell

A chat about sips and snacks with the brains behind the sake list at Northeast Portland’s Yakuza.

11/29/2010 By Anna Sachse

2010 Best Bars

How to Drink Alone

Sipping solo can actually be a rewarding experience, a chance to sit back and quietly absorb the events of the day.

11/17/2010 By Kasey Cordell

2010 Best Bars

How to Buy a Lady (or Gent) a Drink

Want a phone number? Start with a drink.

11/17/2010 By Alexis Rehrmann

2010 Best Bars

Straight Up

Three of Portland's best bartending stories, told by the bartenders themselves.

11/17/2010 By Nicole Morales

2010 Best Bars

Rules of the Juke

A jukebox implies a social contract that’s unfashionable in today’s earbud era, but still very real.

11/17/2010 By Zach Dundas

2010 Best Bars

Bar Basics

If you really want to show off when you're out on the town, tip right, keep your coaster on the table and drop these terms into your next conversation.

11/17/2010 By Ali Moran

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Eat Well

These spots serve up dishes to perfectly compliment a fine whiskey, wine or beer.

11/17/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Take a Date

For dates from the romantic to the respectable, find the room with the right atmosphere here.

11/17/2010 By Kasey Cordell

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Score a Deal

The five o'clock world never looked so good.

11/17/2010 By Zach Dundas

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Play

From throwing darts to spinning records, Portlanders can indulge in an indoor Olympiad at these watering holes.

11/17/2010 By John Chandler, Gretchen Holzgang, Ali Moran, and Georgia Perry

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Become an Expert

Imbibe in ignorance no more. Recieve a tippler's tutelage at these locales.

11/17/2010 By Martin Patail

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Hide Out

Whether off the beaten path, underground or out-of-state, these regional haunts are great for ladies' nights, discreet encounters or silently lurking in the shadows.

11/17/2010 By Kasey Cordell and Rachel Ritchie With Brian Barker

Cover Story

Best Bars

Sipping Spots for Every Occasion

11/17/2010 Edited by Kasey Cordell

COMPARE

Survey of Portland Drinking

Results from our online survey

11/16/2010

Happy Hour

Happy Hour: Ate Oh Ate

Great plates at Ate Oh Ate

11/09/2010 By John Chandler

Festival Notes

Distill My Heart

A crowd gathers at the Distillers Festival

10/28/2010 By John Chandler

Foodportunity

Shake Things Up with “Bar Camp” at NoPo’s Lincoln

Co-owner David Welch teaches campers when to shake and when to stir—as well as the proper shaking and stirring technique—while fellow owner/chef/...

10/01/2010 By Anna Sachse