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5 Best LGBTQ+ Bars in Portland

The number of LGBTQ+ bars in Portland started to decline in the last couple of years. Portland has a thriving LGBTQ+ community, so the situation will probably improve soon. Meanwhile, there are still plenty of LGBTQ+ friendly places around the city where you can grab a drink and spend a relaxing evening in good company.
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Ribbon cut on grand opening of Cart Blocks in downtown Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland's new "Cart Blocks" held its grand opening Saturday, as part of this weekend's "Welcome Back To The Heart of Portland" celebrations. More than 20 food carts have set up shop at the north park blocks between Southwest Ankeny and Burnside. This downtown food cart pod has...
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DeNicola's Traditional Italian Food Fills a Void in Portland Cuisine

The southeast Portland mainstay offers Italian comfort food that's truly authentic. Portland likes to consider itself a foodie paradise. There's no shortage of restaurants offering fusions and fancy modern takes on classic recipes. But sometimes, you just want comfort food. If you're longing for a good, traditional, authentic Italian meal, look no farther than DeNicola's in southeatst Portland.
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Enjoy S’mores this summer without the campfire

S’mores are a summer favorite but with campfires banned during wildfire season, you’ll want to head to Portland’s 1927 S’mores Company. Director of Marketing Kenzie Bindrup joined AM Extra Monday to talk about how the company is taking the classic dessert to a whole different level.
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Here are 5 epic ice cream sundaes to try before summer is over

Summer won’t last forever. Soon enough, you will be snuggled on your couch at 4 p.m. while the sun sets and soft rain (hopefully) taps on your roof. But not yet. Now is the time to seize the sunny day and eat something cold and decadent. The Summer of the Vaccine isn’t over yet. Celebrate with one, or better yet, all of these delicious ice cream sundaes.
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Vitaly Paley Says Trying to Reopen His Downtown Restaurants Was a Fiasco

“And then, of course, the issue of homeless [people] that would walk up to people sitting, eating outside, and snatch food off their plates. It was heartbreaking.”. This weekend, Portland leaders are holding a reopening festival downtown. Acclaimed restaurateur Vitaly Paley can’t imagine returning. Paley, the Ukrainian chef who redefined...
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The 8 Most Mouthwatering Nachos to Try in Portland

Social life is back (at least for now?) and along with that comes one of our favorite snacks for sharing with friends: nachos. They’re best eaten on the spot rather than in a to-go container, and go down great with beers or cocktails. In our fair city, you’ll find classic bar nachos with add-ons like melted shredded cheese, beans, jalapeños, and sour cream, as well as more unusual toppings like Kay's Bar's mole with chicken tinga, Grind Wit Tryz's ahi poke, Nacheaux's fried crawfish, and Expatriate's lemongrass ground beef. And nachos aren’t just for omnivores—there are some excellent vegan nachos out there, too. Read on for our top picks.
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King & Lents: Sundays Through November 21st

9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at SE 92nd & Reedway. Sulina and Lee cultivate their flowers and produce themselves on roughly four acres in Boring, Oregon. Each week you’ll find beautiful arrangements, farm fresh vegetables and berries. Sulina say she is stunned by the beauty of flowers and loves bringing happiness to shoppers at the market every single week. You can follow Sulina’s Garden on Instagram.
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Papa Murphy’s helping local charity to fight hunger

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Your family’s next pizza night could help fight hunger — not just in your household, but across the Pacific Northwest as well. Popular take-and-bake chain Papa Murphy’s is partnering with a local non-profit to help raise vital funds. Lydia Massaad, the founder of Our Giving Table, joined AM Extra to tell us about their summer partnership with the pizza shop.
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Portland's Steeplejack Brewing plans taproom in Hillsboro

Steeplejack Brewing Co. announces plans for Hillsboro location days before its first brewery opens in Portland.Ahead of the opening of its flagship location in Portland, Steeplejack Brewing Co. has announced it will open a second brewery in Hillsboro. When it's fully built, Steeplejack Brewing West will be a family-friendly taproom, beergarden, canning line and restaurant in a 17,000-square-foot warehouse just north of Highway 26 at 5834 N.E. Pinefarm Court. The New School brewing blog first reported the story earlier this month. On July 31, Steeplejack owners Brody Day and Dustin Harder plan to hold a grand opening of their first...
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Cart Blocks on Burnside ‘going to carry downtown’

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — In a matter of weeks, an area along Burnside has been transformed into the Cart Blocks. The food carts now dotting the area are the ones that used to be on Alder, before the Ritz Carlton hotel was built on the spot they occupied. ‘Katy Connors,...
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Roots Marketplace offers fresh goods in Soul District

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A new street market popped up in Portland and it will return every other week through mid-October. The Roots Marketplace Summer Market is sponsored by the Black Food Sovereignty Coalition. The marketplace at NE Sumner and MLK Jr. Boulevard features fresh produce, flowers, handmade goods and more all from Black vendors.
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Meat? Cheese? Home Delivery? Enter Charcuterie Me

One night while waiting at a restaurant for her charcuterie board, Nai Zhao had a realization. She wasn’t the only person passionate about charcuterie, and surely she wasn’t the only person that would jump at the chance to have gourmet cheeses, cured meats, pickled vegetables, crackers, and fresh fruit delivered directly to their doorstep. That's when she came up with the idea for Charcuterie Me, a service that lets customers order charcuterie boards on a one-time or subscription basis according to their party size and dietary needs. Prices range from $11 each for “selfie” handheld charcuterie cones to $149 for charcuterie platters for 12 people.
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Public Coast Brewing Farm is now Open on the Oregon Coast

Cannon Beach, Oregon’s Public Coast Brewing has opened the Public Coast Farm in Banks, OR for farm fresh fruits, local preserves, u-pick berries, and of course their own craft beers. This Saturday the farm will kick off the fact that they are now open to the public with an event based around their signature fruit - Blueberries.
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Canby Beer Library to Open New Chapter in Summer 2022

The Canby Beer Library, the city’s first brewpub taking shape in the former library building on North Holly Street, will feature another exciting first: The first rooftop bar in Clackamas County. Bryce Morrow, owner of Oregon City Brewing Co. and head visionary for the Beer Library project, told city councilors...
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Afuri Ramen brings taste of Tokyo to Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Ramen is at the heart of Japanese culture but the traditional dish is far from the instant noodles Americans are so familiar with. Afuri Ramen started in Japan in 2001. After becoming one of the most acclaimed ramen chains in Tokyo, its founder decided to open another location in the U.S. in 2016 and chose Portland. But it wasn’t Portland’s reputation as a foodie town that attracted Afuri Ramen — it was its drinking water.
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Summer Scoops in San Ramon

A global pandemic couldn’t keep ice cream lovers from lining up for the new Salt and Straw at San Ramon’s City Center Bishop Ranch, from its opening in April well into summer. Thankfully, the sweet scent of freshly made waffle cones could find its way through a mask. Born 10...
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Food cart pod re-opening in downtown Portland

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A series of events this weekend is welcoming people back to downtown Portland including a food cart pod, that’s re-opening in a new location. These are food carts that were originally at Southwest 10th Avenue and Southwest Alder Street, that had to move for the construction of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.