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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

Political fodder

Despite some notable successes described here last week, 2010 was a sobering year for the restaurant business.
Will the GOP save the restaurant industry?
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 31, 2010

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

Hearty and sweet

America's war on obesity is going nowhere.
Sonny's finds the right mix of flavors and textures
By BRIAN DUFF  |  March 19, 2010

Restaurant Week: Sonny's

My wife and I ate at Sonny's on Friday of Restaurant Week, and enjoyed ourselves very much. It was a full house - we had...
By Jeff Inglis  |  March 09, 2010

We heart these people

We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
Meet Portland's most influential
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010