Oregon Coast

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Astoria on the Oregon Coast

This fishing town is packed with history, hikes, quirky shops, fish and chips, and beer. Here's what to do and where to go on your next Astoria visit!

06/07/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Beer Staff Picks

Our Favorite Places to Grab a Beer in Portland

’Tis the season for sun, fun, and good brews. From St. Johns to Buckman to the Pearl, here are a few bars and patios we love to visit.

04/07/2022 By Dalila Brent, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michelle Harris, Rose Lee, Michael Novak, Margaret Seiler, and Conner Reed

Gorge Guide

Check Out the Closest Attractions in the Columbia River Gorge

Zip lines and treehouse suites at Skamania Lodge, classic soft serve in Cascade Locks, and hiking trails and waterfalls galore!

03/17/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Conner Reed, and Julia Silverman

Canada Travel

Beers and Beach Walks on Vancouver Island

The number of breweries in British Columbia has exploded in the past decade.

10/07/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Beer Festivals

PickleFest Brings Beer & Baseball Together

Level, Away Days, Modern Times, and other breweries join the Gherkins and Rosebuds for a doubleheader.

08/06/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Eat This Now

The 8 Most Mouthwatering Nachos to Try in Portland

Where to get cheesy chips topped with anything from ahi poke to lemongrass beef to mole.

07/23/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Beer

Mexican Beer in Oregon? Xicha Did it First

Get to know the folks behind the Pacific Northwest's only Latinx-owned brewery, plus insider tips on what to order.

06/09/2021 By Zoe Baillargeon

Bar Culture

McMenamins’ Cosmic Tripsters Have a New Clubhouse

Passport stamps have been hard to obtain in the pandemic, but the local brewery-hotel-pub chain has a new way to reward those who persevered.

06/02/2021 By Leah Altman

Summer Beer: New Breweries

The 6 Best New Portland Breweries

The freshest spots for summer sips—plus, 4 upcoming breweries we can't wait for.

06/25/2019 By Ryan Ashby and Marty Patail

Summer Beer: Great Dane

Why Internationally Renowned Beermaker Mikkeller Opened a Pop-Up Brewery on East Burnside

“It’s funny to build something that you know will be gone in seven months."

06/25/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Summer Beer: Trends

Have We Reached Peak Beer?

Some of Portland’s foundational breweries are kicking the bucket. Maybe they're just doing it wrong.

06/25/2019 By Jason Notte

Summer Beer: Essay

Portland Women Love Craft Beer. Why Doesn’t It Love Them Back?

Brews aren’t just for beardy types, and Beervana—of all places—should know that.

06/25/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Editor's Note

One Editor's Adventures in Homebrewing

Raise a pint to the professional brewers, Portland. They deserve it.

06/25/2019 By Marty Patail

Beer

The Wild Story Behind the Military Plane Inside Vagabond Brewing

The Salem-based brewery expanded to Portland in February—and promptly got an annoyed visit from the US Air Force.

04/17/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Beer

Threshold Brewing & Blending Wants to Become a Cozy Montavilla Staple

Open since February, the 10-barrel Montavilla neighborhood brewery is pouring a small but excellent lineup of hazy IPAs and farmhouse ales.

04/05/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Beer

Assembly Brewing Is the Detroit-Style Pizza Joint Foster-Powell Needs

Assembly is also one of a handful of minority-owned breweries in the US.

03/26/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Beer News

Great Notion Brewing Unveils Its Long-Awaited NW Expansion

Opening today, the location has been in the works for over two years.

03/04/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Beer

35-Year-Old Bridgeport Brewing Is Turning Off Its Taps

Portland's oldest remaining brewery is gone for good. The Pearl District brewpub will be open until March 10.

02/12/2019 By Marty Patail

Beer

Widmer's North Portland Brewpub Closes After Almost 23 Years

"With ... increased competition, we have struggled to make the pub financially sustainable," the company said in a Facebook post.

01/22/2019 By Marty Patail

Long Weekends: Across the River

How to Spend the Perfect Long Weekend on the Sunny Side of the Gorge

Like Hood River? Head across the Columbia to White Salmon and Bingen.

09/11/2018 By Kelly Clarke