When Matt Brown and Jonathan Felix-Lund opened Great North Coffee in St. Johns five years ago, they came with some serious creds. Matt had worked at Stumptown, Barista Coffee, and Albina Press. Jonathan used to be the head trainer at Stumptown, then for the last few years as the Vice President of Operations at Coava, until last month when he went to work for Clive Coffee. In … [Read more...] about Coffee Guide: The Great North Coffee
A Coffeehouse Guide for Portland Oregon
This is a Portland coffeehouse guide to some of our favorite places in Portland. You'll find descriptions of the shops, an overview of their coffee, and interviews with coffeehouse owners and roasters. We've also added a handy map, so you can find our recommendations for some of the best coffee near you. This is not meant to be a definitive list of coffeehouses, just some of our favorites in the Portland area. We will add more as new favorites develop.
Lionheart is the best coffee in the Beaverton/Hillsboro area. Last year I was driving back from an early hike at Cooper Mountain in far SW Beaverton when Lionheart Coffee caught my eye and I stopped in. To my surprise, they had a 6.oz cappuccino - a rarity in the area, and even better, it was the best I have had on the west side. In late 2019 the coffeehouse opened a second … [Read more...] about Coffee Guide: Lionheart Coffee
Kiosko - a unique twist on Portland coffee If you follow our Instagram, you' know we are fans of Kiosko, the tiny coffeehouse at RiverPlace.The kiosk only has about eight seats, but on warm days the windows are thrown open and tables with umbrellas provide a terrific place to drink coffee, people watch and get some sun.The idea for the shop came out of the owner's … [Read more...] about Coffee Guide: Kiosko
A Guide to Great Portland CoffeePortland has a collective passion for coffee that’s borderline obsessive. It is easy to find beans freshly roasted to your tastes here, as well as that velvety ambrosia known as a properly made cappuccino. While we won’t claim Portland is the top coffee city in the world or the U.S. for that matter, the coffee here comes pretty darn close … [Read more...] about The Best Portland Coffeehouses
Either/Or Coffeehouse brings a whole new level of creativity to Portland coffee This review was updated in 2018 to reflect the opening of their 2nd, much larger location on N. Williams Ave. in Portland.When I was a kid, I spent a lot of time at Either/Or Books in Hermosa Beach, California. For sentimental reasons, I drove over to Either/Or coffeehouse in Sellwood to check … [Read more...] about Coffee Guide: Either/Or