The Meadow Opens 500 Chocolate Bars for Tasting

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This sounds pretty great, so I thought I'd post it here. The Meadow, opened another salt and chocolate shop over on NW 23rd last year. Now they are opening all 500 chocolate bars for tasting, beginning July 1st. "You are invited to pick and choose from any and all of The Meadow’s chocolate shelves. Take the library … [Read more...]

Portland Businesses Get Love From O Magazine

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O Magazine (Oprah), has published their first food issue, and Portland businesses did quite well. Salt & Straw, Olympic Provisions and Mark Bitterman from The Meadow are mentioned. According to a press release, After taste testing their way through more than 50 different ice creams they chose Salt & Straw’s … [Read more...]

The Meadow: Singing the Praises of Salt

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"Everyone's Lives Would Be So Much Better If They Just Used The Right Salt." Mark Bitterman, Local Selmelier A wonderful thing about Portland is our growing community of small specialty food purveyors. Many of these are based on single obsessions: the perfect latte with foam so pretty and detailed that … [Read more...]

The Meadow in the NY Times


There is a nice mention of The Meadow in the Sunday NY Times. Among other things, the gourmet store is well-known for its vast selection of salt. The Bitterman's opened their first store on Mississippi Avenue in Portland in 2006, and expanded to NYC about a year ago.  At the Meadow, some salt is sold by the ounce and … [Read more...]