Pacific Northwest

climate change

An Inter-Tribal Gathering Is Helping Scientists Fight Climate Change

Indigenous tribes from Siberia and the Pacific Northwest gathered this summer to strategize their survival in the rapidly warming Arctic.
Avery L. White
8.20.18
Noisey News

Sasquatch! Music Festival Won't Return Next Year

"I will no longer be producing the festival, nor will it take place in 2019," the festival's founder, Adam Zacks, wrote in a statement yesterday.
Alex Robert Ross
6.29.18
Fast Food

Burgerville Workers in Portland Successfully Form First Fast Food Union in US

The union marks a major victory in the ongoing struggle for fast food workers' rights.
Dave Minsky
4.26.18
Capture Loops

Oregon Wants to Kill More Federally-Protected Sea Lions to Save Endangered Fish

A case study in the unforeseen consequences of well-meaning attempts at wildlife conservation in the Pacific Northwest, so protective as to be counterproductive.
Leslie Nemo
4.7.18
seattle

The MUNCHIES Guide to Washington: Classic Seattle

Host Tarik Abdullah kicks off our journey around the Emerald State with a taste of Seattle’s classics: coffee, seafood, teriyaki, and late-night burgers at the beloved Dick’s Drive-In.
Tarik Abdullah
10.29.17
The Tight Squeeze Issue

New Details on the Plane Hijacking You Always Thought Was an Urban Legend

According to legend, D.B. Cooper jumped out of a plane somewhere in the Pacific Northwest with $200,000 in ransom money strapped to his body and then disappeared.
Jason Leopold
3.10.17
beer

This Tiny Oregon Brewery Is Making Rustic Beer with Fruit and Nuts

The founder treats trees as if they were different hop varieties. His Sebastian Rhubarb ale, for example, is a full-bodied, “basement-y” saison brewed with Douglas fir needles from his farm and heirloom rhubarb.
Javier Cabral
1.26.17
wine

I Escaped An Alcohol-Free Iran to Make Wine In Oregon

In Persian literature, there is no subject covered as much as wine. Not just the taste and flavor of wine, but the spirit of wine. My winery in Oregon celebrates this.
Moe Momtazi
12.17.16
Portland

These Tips Will Help You Quit Your Day Job and Start a Small Food Business

We reached out to Michael Madigan of KitchenCru in Portland, Oregon to find out. In short, be prepared to work harder than you’ve ever worked before.
Javier Cabral
12.15.16
Filipino food

How I Helped Portland Embrace Filipino Food

"In the long run, I think Filipino food can absolutely get as mainstream as Thai and Chinese food. It's going to go through the same processes through which those cuisines went—an Americanization phase, then to many different offshoots under young...
Carlo Lamagna
12.13.16
TURKEY

These Turkey Meatballs Might Change Your Thanksgiving Feast Forever

Created by Joshua McFadden of Ava Genes in Portland, Oregon, this version of a Thanksgiving feast is very accessible to younger cooks or those who are easily intimidated by the prospect of cooking a whole turkey.
Javier Cabral
11.25.16
Portland

This Is the Secret to Making a Great Paella

However you choose to make or eat your paella—straight from the pan with a spoon is the original Spanish way—just make sure to remember that paella means family, sitting down around a table, and having a good time.
José Chesa
10.24.16
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