It's not like me to be so Johnny-on-the-spot when it comes to the new stuff in town. For example, I got to Clyde Common for the first time just last week (and really liked it, by the way. And the fact that we scored an extra dessert due to a mistake by the kitchen didn't make me cry, either.) But in an … [Read more...] about Review: Cupcake Jones
Product and Portland Metro Business Review Archives
Now and then I do a review of a store or commercial product. You'll find the archive of those stories here.
<updated 5.12> Baker and Spice is nowhere near my house, yet I seem to have developed quite a knack for inventing errands that take me to or near its Hillsdale location. "Ummmm… I need to go to Fred Meyer. Yes, the six other Fred Meyer stores closer to home were plumb out of tulip bulbs, so I had to cruise out … [Read more...] about Review: Baker and Spice
By Emily James When FD asked me to start writing for this site, I was extremely nervous. I’m not an expert in any manner of food preparation, serving, or procurement. I am, however, an expert in eating and I have my Lifetime Weight Watchers membership to prove it- from a brief moment, back in 1995 when I was 30 lbs … [Read more...] about Donut Roundup
If you are looking for a gourmet food store in Portland Irvington neighborhood, Foster & Dobbs is a good choice. When Foster & Dobbs first opened in 2005, it made an impact just because it was the first "gourmet" food store anywhere in northeast Portland. They had a few rough edges, but over the years they … [Read more...] about Review: Foster & Dobbs Authentic Foods in Portland
Updated 7/17 - general information about the Penzeys Spices Portland store, and with information about Pearl District and Beaverton stores I spent a happy hour this week checking out the new Penzeys Spices store in the Pearl District in Downtown Portland. Things I like: They have tons of stuff. If you … [Read more...] about Penzeys Spices Portland Store Opens