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Whiskey isn’t just the water of life

Vodka is supposed to taste like nothing and gin is supposed to taste like something (juniper).
A civilized drink
By BRIAN DUFF  |  February 08, 2013

Review: Figa

In the not-so-distant future, thanks to poor management and changing weather patterns, we are likely to face crippling shortages of fresh water.
Figa opens at last, with influences delicate and broad
By BRIAN DUFF  |  April 22, 2011

Portland broadens its cuisines in 2010

Portland's year in food in 2010 was marked by new ventures on the part of established players on the food scene.
International taste
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 24, 2010

Start tasting

The events of the last decade have spoiled our taste for speculation.
New and renewed flavors in Portland's food scene
By BRIAN DUFF  |  January 01, 2010