Oregon

wine

How All the West Coast Wildfires Could Affect the Taste of Wine

Last year’s wildfires were so bad that many West Coast wineries were forced to dump wine made from the smoky grapes.
Lauren Rothman
9.14.18
beer

America's Last Blockbuster Store Is Being Immortalized in a Craft Beer

10 Barrel Brewing Co.'s homage to the Oregon store will make you miss sneaking R-rated movies past checkout.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.27.18
Sausage

Lessons from the Pacific Northwest's Reigning Sausage Genius

Elias Cairo from Portland's Olympia Provisions stopped by MUNCHIES to talk all things encased.
Ian Burke
6.28.18
Portland

This Portland Bar Is Hosting a 'Reparations Happy Hour' Where POC Drink for Free

While there is cash handed out to attendees, organizer Cameron Whitten says that the distribution of money isn't really the point.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.30.18
Portland

Portland's Hottest New Pizzeria Is Devoted to Smothering All Its Pizza with Ranch

Ranch PDX's delivery-only pop-up was so successful that they're moving into brick-and-mortar digs—and they're bringing the ranch dressing.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.1.18
Recipe

Spanish-Style Churros Recipe

These Barcelona-style churros come from a chef with Michelin star restaurant creds, and they're light, crispy, and barely sweet.
José Chesa
1.23.18
Portland

Portland Chef Reportedly Forced Out of Country Due to Visa Issues

Manuel Lopez made Angel Food & Fun a beloved spot for Mexican food in Portland. But Lopez can allegedly no longer work there because his visa was not renewed.
Mayukh Sen
12.5.17
Restaurants

Eat Cowboy Steaks at this 19th-Century Desert Shack

There is no menu, no cellphone service, no substitutions, 12-volt electricity, and the kind of steak you travel hundreds of miles for.
Emma Mannheimer
11.20.17
Video Games

Die of a Kombucha Overdose in This Modern Version of 'Oregon Trail'

Welcome to 2017. This is what Oregon has become.
Mayukh Sen
11.6.17
Fail

Chaos Erupts After Taco Festival Runs Out of Tacos

The festival was already being criticized on social media for perceived cultural insensitivity.
Munchies Staff
9.1.17
WTF

Road Covered In Slime After Truck Carrying 7,500 Pounds of Eels Overturns

Nearly four tons of these hideous creatures turned the highway into a scene from Ghostbusters.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.15.17
Portland

Portland Man Steals Legendary Rock Club Sign, Gets Lifetime Supply of Doughnuts

The Satyricon, which closed in 2010, was allegedly where Kurt Cobain first met Courtney Love.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.13.17