Critic's Notebook

Portland Beats Seattle in Restaurants Per Capita, Dammit

But not by much. And check out San Francisco! (And what’s up with Juneau?)

03/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland v. Seattle: Stuff Seattleites Envy...and Stuff We Don't

We'll pump our own gas, thanks anyway.

02/01/2014 Edited by Allison Williams

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland v. Seattle: Team Rivalries

Each city cares about the other for more sincere reasons than you might expect from rivals.

02/01/2014 By Jason Notte

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland v. Seattle: A Tale of Two Food Towns

Our reputations may be neck and neck, but size matters.

02/01/2014 By Cassie Sawyer

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland v. Seattle: An Architectural Tale of Emeralds and Roses

When it comes to architecture, the contrast couldn’t be more plain: The Emerald City likes the shiny new gems; Portland likes perennials.

02/01/2014 By Randy Gragg