NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

A Pocket Map to Portland’s Definitive Neighborhood Bars—All 76 of ‘Em

Our city has 95 neighborhoods. Seventy-six are blessed with at least one bar. Here are the city’s quintessential local watering holes.

04/22/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff With Sarah Cadwell

DRINKING DISHES

Five Bar Plates Good Enough to Make You Forget Your Drink

From Expatriate’s chicken and waffles to the Sudra’s pakora, these are Portland’s destination bar dishes.

04/22/2016 By Benjamin Tepler and Kelly Clarke

THE NEXT ROUND

Portland’s 13 Best New Bars

Whether you're into ham and fortified wines or mussels and Belgian beers, there’s a new spot for you.

04/22/2016 By Marty Patail, Rebecca Jacobson, Ramona DeNies, Fiona McCann, Benjamin Tepler, and Kelly Clarke

BEER

Prost and Stammtisch Celebrate the 500th Birthday of the German Beer Purity Law

Owner Dan Hart tells us why the Reinheitsgebot still matters.

04/21/2016 By Marty Patail

DECOR PORN

Five Objects to Covet at Bible Club, Sellwood's New Time-Warped Speakeasy

Owner Ryk Maverick shares delightful decor from his meticulously styled new bar.

04/15/2016 By Kelly Clarke

COCKTAIL RECIPES

Portland’s Next Classic Cocktails Will Rewrite the Rules of the Liquor Cabinet

The city's top bartenders share the secrets for their best new drinks.

04/15/2016 By Benjamin Tepler Illustrations by Scotty Reifsnyder

OPENING WATCH

First Look inside Americano, a New Coffee and Vermouth Bar on East Burnside

A new watering hole from Hale Pele’s Blair Reynolds embraces Italy’s greatest exports.

03/28/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

BEER

Deschutes Brewery Announces East Coast Expansion in Roanoke, Virginia

Not be to be confused with that settlement in North Carolina where all those colonists disappeared.

03/22/2016 By Marty Patail

BREAKING NEWS

Rachel’s Ginger Beer to Open Bar and Torta Spot in Southeast Portland

The Seattle-based ginger beer phenom migrates south.

03/17/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best Bars for Late-Night Eating

It’s not all tater tots and cheese fries at these food-focused after-hours watering holes.

03/01/2016 By Alex Keith

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars in North/Northeast Portland?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

02/22/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars on Portland's West Side?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

02/22/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

Poll: What Are the Definitive Neighborhood Bars in Southeast Portland?

Readers, we want your thoughts: where do the real locals hang out?

02/22/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

NEWS

BREAKING NEWS: Ground Kontrol Arcade Announces Major Downtown Expansion

The arcade and lounge will double in size, taking over the former Backspace Cafe and adding a custom bar.

02/17/2016 By Marty Patail

COMFORT FOOD

Hot Cups for Cold Days

From chai to hot buttered rum, we’ve got the liquid cure for whatever ails you.

01/25/2016 By Kelly Clarke, Fiona McCann, and Benjamin Tepler

PARTY TIME

Last-Minute New Year's Eve Destinations (and Where to Grub the Morning After)

A handful of the city’s best bars and restaurants give you a reason to venture out on New Year's Eve.

12/29/2015 By Kelly Clarke

HOLIDAY BOOZING

Celebrate the Holidays Early with Aquavit Week 2015

The city’s best bars join forces to spotlight Scandinavia’s very merry go-to spirit.

12/03/2015 By Kelly Clarke

Recipe

This Portland Cocktail is the Anti-Pumpkin Spice Latte

American Local shows off the lighter side of fall drinking.

10/19/2015 By Benjamin Tepler