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Pépé le Moko

Around the corner from Clyde Common, Portland's restaurant-cum-cocktail bar mainstay, is Pépé le Moko, a small, dark, jazz-filled subterranean cocktail joint helmed by Jeffrey Morgenthaler. Overhead, a curved ceiling evokes the architecture…

gruner portland


In a city that seems to have more restaurants than residents, it's easy to overlook a mainstay like Grüner in search of the next new thing. But "mainstay" is a…

jack knife portland


Located off the lobby of the Sentinel, Jackknife's massive wraparound bar, lounge-y, overstuffed furniture and glowing art deco lamps don't necessarily feel very Portland, but it’s charming in the escapist…

kask portland


Adjacent to downtown staple (and parent restaurant) Grüner, Kask is an Alpine-inspired ode to cocktails. The small wood and slate adorned barroom room plays host to a massive selection of…

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Clyde Common

Clyde Common has been the city's catchall dining and drinking hall for years, but has yet to feel anything but fresh and original. Its bar—headed by Jeffrey Morgenthaler—continues to provide…