Where to Drink This Week in Portland

1. The Vern

2622 SE Belmont St., 503-233-7851. 2 pm-2:30 am daily.

With its tasteful ‘70s nudie-pic décor and big velvet booths, the inside of the Vern was always the cool place to be. But when the pandemic hit, the owners annexed their little-used parking lot attached to the building and created a fancy fenced and covered outdoor dive-bar experience. A Friday night is an exercise in finding a picnic table to drink one of the rotating slushie drinks at, or buy pudding shots at last call for maximum hangover energy. While a few tables have gas fires in the

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These are the 7 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

September is in full swing with several tasty events to kick off the season. The week’s list ranges from a four-course tequila dinner to a sip-and-shop artisan market. A longtime beer festival also makes its way back this year, and don’t miss the Saturday morning pop-up hosted by a new bakery opening soon.

Thursday, September 9

BEE-Market at The Beeman Hotel

Sip and shop local at this artisan market event, set to feature more than 20 artists inside the hip lobby of the Park Cities hotel. There’ll be DJ music and food and drinks available from the hotel’s

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nutritional value: National Nutrition Week: Eating healthy food should be your priority

Nutrition is the most important component of a healthy and balanced diet, which plays a key role in development, growth and protection against diseases in the long run. In India, National Nutrition week (NNW) is observed from September 1 to September 7 every year since 1982 to create awareness among people about the importance of nutrition on the person’s health and overall well-being. The theme of National Nutrition Week 2021 is ‘Feeding right from the start’ which focuses on the importance of nutrition and healthy diet. Eating a balanced diet is important for good health and wellbeing. A right proportion
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Food Industry News Roundup for Week of Aug. 16

Editor’s Note: Writer Kristen Hampshire originally interviewed Mohammad Salehi prior to the fall of Kabul, which occurred Aug. 15, 2021. After the Taliban regained control of the country, Hampshire reached out to Salehi to find out how current events might affect his family, Heray Spice and the farmers he works with. The story has been updated with that info. We will continue to update this story as events unfold.

Deep-orange strands from delicate violet saffron flowers are good as gold to Mohammad Salehi.

To him, it’s a sacred spice that promises opportunity for farmers in his home province of Herat,

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Richmond Food News: Week of Aug 16-20, 2021


After a 27-year run, the OG Italian refuge and Richmond legend Mamma Zu is no more. Opened in Oregon Hill in the ’90s, the no-frills restaurant established itself as one to remember and rely on. We spoke with local food writers, restaurateurs and chefs to reminisce about red wine in juice glasses, service with snark, Dirt Woman and much more. (Richmond magazine)

‘Ready to Rock and Roll’

Bao buns are the culinary canvas for recently debuted food truck Noah’s Rockin’ Buns. Serving up nontraditional varieties including vegan tofu or crispy fried chicken topped with a tantalizing sweet and

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Richmond Food News: Week of July 12-16, 2021

The Coast Is Calling

A culinary duo most recently of Lunch and Supper are set to bring life to the shuttered Urban Farmhouse space in Scott’s Addition. Look for Pinky’s to debut on Wednesday, July 21, bringing coastal Mediterranean-inspired vibes including tapas, plenty of seafood and a massive patio. (Richmond magazine)

Building Back Better

After a fire last year burned down the entire facility, local seafood processing plant and wholesaler Dickie’s Seafood has rebuilt with one goal in mind: sustainability. The over 40-year-old company is in the final stages of reopening with new water- and electricity-saving equipment, compostable packaging and

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Adelaide Airport awarded Cake of the Week for new Qantas service to Gold Coast

Qantas’ Adelaide to Gold Coast service

Qantas will be basing five Embraer E190s in Adelaide to cater for increased domestic travel demand. As a result, Qantas launched fights between Adelaide and the Gold Coast on 25 June 2021. Adelaide Airport was awarded anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize for its spectacular route launch cake.

Qantas will be basing five Embraer E190 aircraft in Adelaide to cater for the increased demand in domestic travel. As a result, Qantas launched fights between Adelaide and the Gold Coast on 25 June 2021, operating daily flights over the school holidays before returning to

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5 things to know in Milwaukee food and drink news this week

Doughnut beer at Vennture

Vennture Brew Co. has teamed with Cranky Al’s to introduce the Doughnut Don imperial doughnut stout original with cruller, vanilla and coffee, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 29.

Three additional variations of the Doughnut Don original will be available: Doughnut Don with maple, Doughnut Don with barrel-aged coffee, or Doughnut Don with barrel-aged coffee and Bittercube cherry bark vanilla mash. Or if you prefer something lighter, try the Jeelly Filled, which is a pastry sour made with raspberry and lemon mash — imagine drinking a paczki.

Food will be available for purchase from

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Richmond Food News: Week of April 19-23, 2021

Running Rampant

The time has come: Ramps, the fleeting, uber-seasonal, prized spring ingredient, have hit area menus. Intoxicatingly pungent, the garlic-meets-onion alliums can be found at Richmond-area eateries on everything from pizza — one of our favorite vessels — to fluffy gnocchi and Southern shrimp and grits. (Richmond magazine)

Mangia, Mangia!

Pasta is one of those foods that are in style all year long, and with an influx of pasta concepts, Richmond has set the stage for a carb lover’s dream. Writer Genevelyn Steele rounds up a collection of prime pasta dishes, from a regularly sold-out pop-up to

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