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 section for the Best Vietnamese Restaurant survey, a … [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 Fenouil, who has more recently revived the Brasserie as a new … [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 fell out. A relatively new business, Kim Boyce's Bakeshop … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Bakery in Portland
Our guide to Portland's Best Bakeries (Last updated: 3.23 - Add Lovejoy Bakers back to the list, as it was sold to the folks behind Great North Coffee, and so far they are doing a much better job, updated Baker & Spice, updated Bake Shop. 12.22 - Removed La Rose Patisserie in Beaverton which changed ownership and has gone downhill. Added a quick look at Champagne Poetry on … [Read more...] about Guide to Portland’s Best Bakeries & Patisseries
Lovejoy Bakers will feature a casual indoor dining area The folks behind the Pizzacatto Pizza chain and Sal's Famous Italian restaurants are opening a bakery in Portland's Pearl District on the corner of NW 10th and Lovejoy. This has been a problematic location for years - some say it is cursed. I say none of the restaurants have ever been any good, and the building itself is … [Read more...] about Lovejoy Bakers to Open In the Pearl District “Leonardo’s Spot”