Home · Articles · By HANNA NEUSCHWANDER
 

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
Ristretto has been roasting coffee since 2005, but the new location, on Williams Avenue, takes coffee appreciation to a new level with regular tasting events and a dedicated “cupping room.” With soaring ceilings; the smell of fresh-brewed coffee; a modern mixture of dark woods, metals an   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 HANNA NEUSCHWANDER

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
This downtown shop serves mostly a workaday crowd in need of a midday break, but the staff manages to make you feel very at home among the traffic and patter of Washington Street. Cute decor and adorable logos (why more than one?) welcome you in. The shop serves Stumptown Coffee that’s well pr   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 HANNA NEUSCHWANDER

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
While Extracto has been serving well-made coffee since 2005, the Concordia neighborhood cafe recently became Portland’s latest small-batch roaster, roasting, preparing and selling under the appellation Cherry Coffee Roasters. After about six months of business, Cherry has transformed Extracto    More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 HANNA NEUSCHWANDER

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
This is where the coffee cognoscenti spend their free time and tip money. You can’t get a better cappuccino anywhere in the city. Owner Adam McGovern and his team of baristas do incredible things with Stumptown Coffee, and produce one of the finest hot chocolates in town (actually, maybe anywh   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 HANNA NEUSCHWANDER

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
For coffee en plein air, check out Andrea Spella’s cart at the Alder Street cart pod. Spella roasts his own espresso beans, using a slightly darker formulation than the popular light roasts prized by Stumptown and others. It doesn’t produce the strikingly unique flavors of some light-roa   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 HANNA NEUSCHWANDER

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
This quiet corner shop just east of Ladd’s Addition places a heavy emphasis on organics and vegan-friendliness—for example, they use Holy Kakow’s organic chocolate syrup, made here in Portland. The owners, husband-and-wife team Jeremy Adams and Andrea Pastor, roast the coffee thems   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 HANNA NEUSCHWANDER

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
The second location of the Albina Press, which opened in 2007, might be the greatest coffee space in Portland. The open bar area gives you a view of the baristas from almost every angle—face-to-face for friendly conversation, or swing around back to watch their careful attention to each drink.   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 HANNA NEUSCHWANDER

Coffee People

Ristretto’s new shop is full-bodied and smooth.


Food Reviews & Stories
We Portlanders are coffee people. In our admiration and appreciation of coffee, we rank with the world’s most serious drinkers: the Swedes, the Japanese, the Frisco kids. But for all our ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 HANNA NEUSCHWANDER

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
It’s three days after I quit smoking. I love (well, loved) this beery Reed College hangout—it’s relaxed, distracting, dark, smoky, and plays all my favorite albums from high school (Slanted and Enchanted tonight). But everyone here is smoking. I want to kick each of them squarely i   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 HANNA NEUSCHWANDER

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
What could be merely a cozy, neighborly (and female-friendly) sports bar turns out to be a little more. Serving rotating microbrews and a huge selection of American, Canadian and Scottish whiskeys, the BPP offers classed-up booze in a dressed-down setting. The bartenders really know their shit, so d   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 HANNA NEUSCHWANDER
Top Articles from HANNA NEUSCHWANDER
No articles in this section
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close