Full bakery with sandwiches along with pastries and coffee. Nice seating in big adirondack chairs along the boardwalk and the Lovejoy side of the building. Good people watching. … [Read more...] about Lovejoy Bakers Pearl District
Thanks to a reader for confirming that Sorellina restaurant in NW Portland's Uptown Shopping Center which closed on the 17th will reopen on February 29th as a Lovejoy Bakers. The popular baking chain has slowly been expanding. This will the the third location of Lovejoy Bakers, which has a store at the South … [Read more...] about Sorellina in Uptown Shopping Center to Become Lovejoy Bakers
This year I decided to break out the question, "What is the Best Bread Bakery in Portland". My reasoning is that there are some pretty decent places that specialize in cakes, pies, pastries and whatnot, but in many cases their bread is not that great, and vice versa. Proving my point, with close to the same number of … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Bread Bakery in Portland
Popular Pearl District Lovejoy Bakers has announced that their SW Waterfront branch will open on May 12th. With wholehearted enthusiasm, we announce that our newest café is only one week away from opening! Join us for breakfast or lunch, and treat yourself to a Lovejoy classic like the Lovejoy Deluxe breakfast … [Read more...] about Lovejoy Bakers Announces SW Waterfront Opening
Popular market chain Trader Joe's has backed out of plans to build a Northeast Portland store. That TJ's pulled out is a bit of a surprise, as the city had agreed to sell them the land, valued around $2.5 million, for just $500K. From KGW.com, The Portland African American Leadership Forum and a handful of locally … [Read more...] about Roman Candle, Riedel Coke, Swank & Swine, Trader Joe’s – It’s all here!
According to the Portland Business Journal, Lovejoy Bakers is opening a second location. The bakery and deli hopes to open in mid-September in The Emery Apartments. The current shop at 939 NW 10th Avenue is very popular with locals, and placed 7th in our 2013 Best Bakery in Portland roundup. In the discussion … [Read more...] about New Lovejoy Bakers, Pho Van Closes Hawthorne Branch, Brooklyn House Opens
There is a new chef at the Brasserie Montmartre. Chef Johnny Nudd will lead the kitchen beginning July 24th. From the press release - “Talented yet humble, and with experience in San Francisco, New York, and Europe, Chef Johnny is the kind of chef I like to collaborate with,” says Chureau, former chef-owner of … [Read more...] about Lots of Old News and a Rare Mushroom Find!
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. We love our bakeries like we love books and strip clubs. This category got many passionate comments, 61 different bakeries were nominated and over 1000 votes counted. The top two winners received 35% of the vote between them. Six others followed closely, and then the bottom … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Bakery in Portland