Stumptown, the iconic and fiercely independent company that helped define coffee in this city, has been sold to a New York investment firm, according to records and interviews with industry officials.
A coffee industry executive has confirmed for WW that Stumptown’s new investors claimed to have bought 90 percent of the Portland company. The sale ends the company’s 12-year life as a local...
Google has been all over Portland lately. Billboards, stickers, concerts, promos—there are more rainbow "o"s downtown than rainbow flags these days.
Of course, the big news this week has been Google debuting its much-hyped new Groupon rival Google Offers in our little neck of the woods before all others. ...
The “energy bar” market is estimated to
be worth billions, and grocery store shelves are packed with
aggressive-looking packets promising “maximum energy,” “lean muscle” and
lists of in
Hey, it’s the Multnomah County Fair! Did you know
Multnomah County has a fair? Apparently it does! And among the pony
rides, floral exhibits and talent competitions, the weekend will feature
By far the most enjoyable part of putting together WW's Devour guide is poking around ethnic grocery stores, picking up random bottles, tins and packets of unidentifiable food stuffs and bringing them home for a taste test.
“How the private lives of presidents, first ladies and
their lovers changed the course of American history,” promises the cover
of One Nation Under Sex (Palgrave Macmillan, 304 pages, $25), whic
From baking cookies to slaughtering pigs—a primer on Portland’s cooking classes.
Food Reviews & Stories
In a city where eating is virtually a religion and chefs
its deities, many of us harbor fantasies of baking the perfect
croissant, hand-pulling noodles and creating our own porchetta from