Heart Coffee Roasters Opens SW Portland Location

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Heart Roasters has opened a SW Portland location. It is hidden in a small space next to Gruner restaurant - I believe the share the same main entrance door. Once inside, it's a nice little spot - very industrial, but with weathered brick, some really comfortable chairs (I love that green color), and a few little … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2012: Best Coffeehouse in Portland

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I thought it would be interesting this year to break coffee into two categories - Best Coffeehouse and Best Roaster. Stumptown is known for roasting and I thought they would do pretty well in both categories, especially with 5 stores, but that isn't the case. Let's look at the results: 752 votes cast: 1. Ristretto … [Read more...]

Coffee Guide: Heart

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Things you don’t need to know about Heart Coffee Roasters but I’m going to tell you anyway: Owner Wille Yli-Luoma is Finnish, and he’s a well-regarded pro-snowboarder. Why does this matter? It adds to the distinctive personality that is Heart Coffee. He has a Finnish sensibility around nature and science, combined with … [Read more...]

Survey 2011: Best Coffeehouse in Portland

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Last year Stumptown Coffee Roasters won by a significant margin. This year, Barista Coffeehouse surged and came very close to tying their score, with only 1% of the vote separating them. When you factor in the number of Stumptown stores versus the two Barista locations, it's a pretty impressive showing. Ristretto … [Read more...]

The Best of Portland 2011!

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Updated 4.29. Note - so many links in this original posts are now broken, I have removed the majority of them from this page so as not to waste your time. Here are the results from the our 2011 reader surveys. We had well over 1100 participants this year! A big thank you to all of our sponsors and participants! A … [Read more...]