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Racist Sandwich Hosts Zahir Janmohamed (left) and Soleil Ho
Racist Sandwich Hosts Zahir Janmohamed (left) and Soleil Ho
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SOUTHEAST—In March, the announcement that two of Seattle's hottest chefs, husband and wife team Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi, would open a restaurant in Portland, sent ripples through the local food-iverse. The fact they'd team up with Portland's Eric and Karen Bowler (Fortune, Tube) suggested a serious late-night vibe. And now the partners reveal the restaurant will be named Revelry and will be modeled in part after Yang's popular Seattle restaurant, Revel.

PORTLAND—The art of the happy hour can be perfected over a lifetime without running out of options. Whenever a new restaurant opens, you can take it for a test drive during happy hour at discounted prices, and when you're flat broke, Portland's cheapest bars still serve those fabled $1 beers with a knowing smile. Find your happy place with this regularly updated happy hour map, featuring the newest noteworthy happy hours along with long-time favorites, to help you stay on top of the best values in the city.

PORTLANDRacist Sandwich is a new Portland-based podcast addressing race and gender in the local food industry. Though it just recently held its launch party, the new podcast is already four episodes deep. The first episode aired May 4, and it has since featured some of Portland's hottest food personalities, including Kim Jong Grillin's Han Ly Hwang, and Ian Williams, the man behind Portland's sneaker-themed café, Deadstock. Here's what you need to know about Racist Sandwich.