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Now Open in Multnomah Village: Tastebud

After nearly three years of closing his pizzeria on SE Milwaukie Avenue, baker Mark Doxtader is at it again, reopening Tastebud, which has now been reborn out in Multnomah Village. The 40-plus seat space offers six pizzas daily (three of which rotate on a regular basis), salads, lamb chops, chickens, and bread, as well as draft beer and simple signature cocktails. Doxtader says his place is only open for dinner now, more...

Now Open in Downtown Portland: Quality Bar

Four years after opening its second spot on W Burnside Street, the folks behind Sizzle Pie have finally opened the doors to their long-awaited Quality Bar, directly adjacent to the pizzeria in Portland’s West End. Naturally, the 50-seat joint serves Sizzle Pie slices and whole pies, but this time the pizza-meet-beer joint is for the first time augmented by a full bar featuring local spirits and high-quality more...

Where to Happy Hour in Portland: SE Grand at SE Morrison

If you’re looking for a good place to unwind for happy hour, look no further. The corner of SE Grand Avenue at Morrison has it all: Russian drinking fare, craft cocktails, late night burgers a couple of blocks north and, tucked away just a block to the east, Ken Forkish’s Trifecta Tavern. And these are only the spots there that we’ve already hit up for happy hour—the corner’s also home more...

Beer, beer and plenty of beer.

Now Open in Lents: Zoiglhaus Brewing Company

Now Open in Lents: Zoiglhaus Brewing Company

For several years, brewmaster Alan Taylor has overseen all of Pints Brewing Company’s beer-making operations. He still does, only now he’s opening his own brewery, a family-friendly 200-seater in Lents that will be a hop, a jump and skip from that neighborhood’s future minor league baseball stadium. Expect 10 of Taylor’s brews to roll out on draft (think single-hop IPAs, pale radlers and more...

Taylor Railworks: Now Serving Dinner in Inner-SE

A year after leaving the executive position at downtown’s Little Bird, chef Erik Van Kley—with the help of his friend, Daniel Neely, and his sweetheart, Gabriella Ramos—has put the finishing touches on his new restaurant—a 50-seat spot in the old Plow Works Building done up in brick, steel, reclaimed wood and cork (for the floor), and featuring a 20-item menu divided into four five-dish more...

Now Open in Cathedral Park: Stumptown Chiropractic

When she was a little girl growing up in Syracuse, New York, Melissa Bartoszewski hasted taking her medicine—what kid doesn’t? So her interest was piqued when a family friend—a chiropractor, natch, told her that she could cure people’s aches and pains just using her own two hands. With that, the die was cast. After finishing college, Bartoszewski earned her chiropractitioner’s degree and more...

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Where to Get Your Egg on in Portland

Where to Get Your Egg on in Portland

You can do an awful lot with an egg, and these 13 Portland restaurants show how you can turn something so humble into something out of this world. LastFriday was World Egg Day. Not the most important holiday, but it didremindus of all the truly spectacular eggy dishes we’ve tried over the last few years. Here’s a quick run down of some of our past brunch write-ups—a baker’s dozen, in more...

Here are Some of Portland’s Newest Pizza Joints to Help You Keep Track of it All

October is National Pizza Month and if you’ve been paying attention lately, you know that Portland is now rich—very rich—in bread, sauce and cheese. For a while, the only game in town seemed to be Apizza Scholls for whole pies and Escape From New York Pizza for slices. But in the last couple of years, we’ve seen pizzerias pop up all over town, from Via Chicago, Oven and Shaker, Ken’s more...

We're All Worthy of Love and Respect—Even You and Me.

Recently, I had the privilege of participating in a fascinating discussion about our responsibility to small, local businesses. If they disappoint or upset us, is it okay for us to flame them in a review or shame them on social media? Or is it better to address the issue privately with the owner via email, phone, or just do the old-fashioned thing and jaw it up in person? What if we don’t agree with a business more...

Portland Women Who Kick Ass: Tamara Young

I'm fortunate to know some kick-ass women who happen to own small, independent businesses in Portland. They've all been burned and risen from the ashes in some way or another, and I'm inspired by them—and you may be as well—because the lessons they’ve learned are relatable, whether you’re a business owner, stay-at-home mom, unemployed, or whatever sitch you find yourself in. If more...