Review in Review
PoMo food critic Karen Brooks hunts down the subjects of the last review penned before the pandemic changed everything. Its survival now rests on “mystery pastry boxes” to-go.
The Comeback Kids
The best thing about Communion Bakehouse? Its realness.
Michael Angelo Covino's first feature is impressive, funny, and troubling.
The Profile/Artists Rep coproduction is a flawed but effective meditation on collective grief.
The latest from the Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble is a twisty, agitated wonder.
The Portland premiere of Noah Haidle's hallucinatory, imperfect show is a stimulating if uneven watch.
Fuse's production of A View from the Bridge, staged in a warehouse north of Slabtown, will run for one more weekend.
On their third album, the local band digs deep into an often beautiful exploration of loss.
The one-year-old eatery from Roe’s Trent Pierce flounders with mayonnaise-pumped bites and flimsy Asian fusion.
Another completely unnecessary product pressures us to be clean down there—immediately after getting down and dirty.
With a fine new book in tow, My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life, the once and forever food critic, Gourmet editor, and arbiter of good taste is coming to Portland. Here’s what you need to know.
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