Ruby Jewel, the popular Portland Ice Cream Store Switches to Ice Cream Sandwiches Only. I am sad to say after 10 years of scooping ice cream in PDX, we are now turning into an ice cream sandwich ONLY shop! But, at the same time excited about the new plan. RUBY JEWEL LAUNCHES “JEWELS & GEMS” -CUSTOM DIPPED & ROLLED ICE CREAM SANDWICHES- With a narrowed focus on Ice … [Read more...] about Ruby Jewel Moves Away from Scooping Ice Cream
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Where to go for the best desserts in Portland We haven't asked this question since 2013 because it never seemed to vary from year to year. One would think your opinions would have changed over the past three years, but this is not the case. The top three in our survey results this year parrot surveys all the way back to 2010. However, below that, there are new choices on the … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2017: Best Desserts in Portland
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!
In 2011, I broke this category into two - restaurants and dessert focused businesses. This year I combined them. However, it is still easy to compare. Pix and Papa Haydn have the same ranking; big surprise there. Salt & Straw is completely new on the list, pushing The Sugar Cube down. As far as restaurants, Paley's Place still reigns supreme, with Le Pigeon and Pambiches … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Places in Portland to Get Dessert