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  • Portland's Salt and Straw presents special holiday ice cream flavors
    Portland's Salt and Straw presents special holiday ice cream flavors
    Salt & Straw spreads cheer this holiday season through a series of ice cream flavors with unique Oregon ingredients that re-imagine celebrated classics of holidays past. Taking inspiration from local communities celebrating the bounty of...
  • Nuvrei MAC BAR
    Discover surprising French macarons at Portland's Nuvrei
    Portland's Nuvrei Pâtisserie, located on NW 10th Avenue in the trendy Pearl District, is a popular place to stop for French pastries, bagel sandwiches, flaky croissants and flour-less cookies. Recently Nuvrei opened Portland's first...
  • Slabtown to close its doors
    Is there hope for Portland’s bar and venue scene?
    Pdx bars and venues seem to be dropping like flies; and patrons left in the cold are slipping into bouts of both panic and prophesy. They envision unending doom for Stumptown’s boozy gathering spots and alternative music venues....
  • Don’t miss the 4th Annual Saké Fest PDX this week
    Don’t miss the 4th Annual Saké Fest PDX this week
    We often hear about wine and food pairings but did you know that saké is quite versatile and goes well with many types of foods? Saké Fest PDX returns to Portland this Thursday, offering the opportunity to try numerous food and saké pairings. With...
  • Savor the PDX Urban Wines This Summer
    Savor the PDX Urban Wines This Summer
    Those venturing to the Pacific Northwest might want exploration of Portland's growing urban winery scene.Enso Winerykicked off the summer season over Memorial Day Weekend with a celebration of their third year anniversary. This artisan winery...
  • Support local winemakers and experience the PDX urban wine movement
    Support local winemakers and experience the PDX urban wine movement
    The PDX Urban Wineries are having a party this Sunday and everyone’s invited! This unique group of winemakers make the grapes do the commuting by producing their wines in Portland. Wine lovers all over the city can celebrate by toasting with...
  • Oso Market and Bar
    Raise a Glass at Oso Market and Bar
    Since opening at the end of October 2013, Oso Market and Bar is fast establishing itself as a European style lighter restaurant focusing, a speciality market, and a wine and beer bar. They chose to locate on 726 E. Grand Avenue in the Southeast...
  • Island Grill Hawaiian Barbecue
    Island Grill Hawaiian BBQ Food Cart In Portland
    I was in Portland for an event at Memorial Coliseum and decided to check YELP for something from the islands to satisfy my hunger. With 3 1/2 Star ratings and 32 reviews I arrived at the Food Carts located on SW 9th and Alder and immediately found...
  • Embassy Suites PDX
    Room Report: Embassy Suites Portland, Oregon International Airport
    Arrival Experience: This full-service Embassy Suites hotel is located at the base of Portland's busy runway and is the most value-focused and amenity-rich properties at the airport. Guests hop a free shuttle ride to the hotel from the arrivals...
  • Snow in the Suburbs
    Best places for current information during Portland Oregon area snowstorm
    The biggest snowstorm of the year (well, it's only February) hit the Portland/Vancouver area yesterday. Most school districts responded by sending students home and traffic was difficult to put it mildly. But what about today? More snow is...
  • Block's on SE Clinton: PDX eatery offers a healthy way to enjoy comfort food
    Celebrate National Bagel and Lox Day this Sunday with Block's PDX
    Update: Due to weather conditions, Block's will be closed on Sunday. Look for this event next year!Here's a great place in SE Portland to celebrate Bagels and Lox. Block’s turns a regular old bagel into a brunch classic by topping it...
  • Chicken Curry - Bollywood Theater
    Bollywood Theater on Alberta: Fresh and delightful FOOD
    Some go by and think that Bollywood Theater on Alberta is a theater showing India's Bollywood flicks. But, really it's a fantastic little restaurant that has a contemporary East Indian theme including Bollywood. And, yes there are movies...
  • Civility at the Airport: PDX Alaska Airline's Boardroom
    Civility at the Airport: PDX Alaska Airline's Boardroom
    There's nothing about flying these days, especially during The Festivus, that is pleasant much less civil. Only at Portland's own airport, PDX, would nudity stand in protest, as John Brennan did last year. The best way to circumnavigate...
  • Let it snow says this Christmas Ship
    Salute to the Columbia and Willamette Christmas Ships of 2013
    The 2013 Christmas Ships have thrilled hundreds. The boat decorations are put away and the skippers are getting ready to celebrate Christmas with their families. But you know what? You made Christmas for us. The Christmas Ships are a tradition not...
  • San Fermin - Video Shoot
    San Fermin Robbed of Tour Equipment and Trailer in PDX
    Yale graduate,Ellis Ludwig-Leone, is a Brooklyn composer and songwriter. Performing under the title, San Fermin, Ludwig-Leone released his debut, self-titled album this September 17th. The album is post-rock, contemporary classic composition and...