First, two businesses stand out by working some extra hours for a good cause. Sterling Coffee Roasters in NW Portland will be having a benefit. Please join us on Thanksgiving from 8 am-12 pm! All drinks are on the house with tip proceeds going to IRCO whose mission is to promote the integration of refugees, … [Read more...] about Looking for Coffee on Thanksgiving Day?
What is the best Coffeehouse in Portland? The number of coffeehouses that have opened over the past few years made untangling the votes for Best Portland Coffeehouse a challenge - 85 different coffeehouses received votes, which makes the spread between them much smaller, but 561 of you had an opinion. For this … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2017: Best Coffeehouse in Portland
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...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Coffeehouse in Portland
Sterling Coffee owner Adam McGovern and Aric Miller and their talented crew are purists and perfectionists: you get a pared-down of drinks, pastry items from Bakeshop and that’s it. But that’s all you need here where baristas are known to toss a just made cappuccino if the ristretto or foam isn’t to their standards. … [Read more...] about Coffee Guide: Sterling Coffee Roasters
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...] about Survey 2011: Best Coffeehouse in Portland
[Note: I've been a reader of the Little Red Bike Cafe blog for quite some time. This post caught my eye, and they graciously agreed to let me post it here] Long before we ever started a breakfast cafe, Evan and I were addicted to the breakfast experience. We loved nothing more than casually arising, and waking up … [Read more...] about Little Red Bike Cafe – Inside Our Breakfast World
That Coffeehouse NW is a destination for coffee fans citywide is a miracle. The pedestrian-hostile, auto-drenched corridor of Burnside Street is anything but cute—not so much resembling the two-lane, café-lined Eastside connectors like Belmont and Mississippi. And while Coffeehouse NW was trying to build its customer … [Read more...] about Coffee Guide: Coffehouse NW