Reader Survey 2013: The Best Desserts in Portland


The top three in our survey results this year parrot the 2012 survey, but many of the other restaurants failed to rise above the pack. In spite of their move and the elimination of a second restaurant Pix Pâtisserie remains at the top of the list. In 2012 the order was: Pix, Papa Haydn, Salt & Straw, The Sugar … [Read more...]

Bits of News For Late October

Pine State Biscuits has started late-night service at their new location at 2204 NE Alberta Street. They will be open from 9pm until "late, late, late". Sounds like the perfect antidote for munchies. I've gotten several emails that Sunshine Dairy, provider to many of the small coffeehouses around town, is … [Read more...]

Review: Random Order Coffeehouse


(updated 6.2012) There is a really good bakery just down the street from my house. The thing is, you’d never know it was there unless you were to go inside. You see, it’s not a bakery. It’s a coffee shop. But aside from croissants and scones brought in from Pearl Bakery, all of the items are made on site, daily. A … [Read more...]