Explorations in Mixology Cocktails Drinking

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Portland Bar Review: Red Star Tavern

Say what you will about hotel bars that try to do it all—they might meet expectations, but how often do they really exceed them? It’s not easy to cater to

A New Reviews Menu

Changes are afoot at Summit Sips. We moved the Archives menu item to the navigation sidebar and added a Reviews link to the main menu above. We have always believed

Portland Bar Review: Laurelhurst Market

The cocktail program at Laurelhurst Market was developed by Portland mixology guru Evan Zimmerman and that legacy continues. Using unusual techniques like Smoked Ice and inspired flavor combinations, the cocktails

Portland Bar Review: Hale Pale

We first visited Hale Pale to support the grand opening and have enjoyed return visits ever since. It is the best Tiki establishment in Portland. The drinks are true classic

Portland Bar Review: Whiskey Soda Lounge

Technically a separate establishment, we have always thought of the Whiskey Soda Lounge as the waiting room for Pok Pok. They share a similar drink menu and a handful of

Portland Bar Review: Pok Pok

Thai street food is the name of the game here. But in order to combat the spicy heat, you need a decent drink. In addition to their signature water flavored

Portland Bar Review: Toro Bravo

Arguably one of our favorite restaurants in Portland, Toro Bravo delivers a solid cocktail program in addition to delicious food. They offer a wide selection of sherry by the glass

Portland Bar Review: Park Kitchen

Cocktails on tap, house tonic, and delicious food make for a great combination at Park Kitchen. Try the Rye Chai or the Bourbon Bijou. We like sitting at the bar,

Portland Bar Review: Oven & Shaker

We are not sure what we like more, the artisan wood-fired pizza or the cocktails. I guess that’s the point at Oven & Shaker. The menu is divided into sections:

Portland Bar Review: Pepe le Moko

What was old and embarrassing is new and delicious at Pepe Le Moko, Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s not-so-secret speakeasy mini bar downstairs from Clyde Common. Here you will find a short but