Licking through town on a search for the best gelato in Portland.
Food Reviews & Stories
Gelaterias—Italian-style ice-cream joints—had all but disappeared from Portland just a few years ago. The hip and trendy frozen treat of the early 2000s had been replaced by quality American-style
1138 SW Morrison St., 997-3674, saintcupcake.com.
Open until 8 pm Monday-Saturday and 6 pm Sunday.
Until recently, you couldn’t get an after-dinner
buttercream cupcake or alder-s
2225 E Burnside St., 971-271-7166, pixpatisserie.com.
Open until 2 am.
Decadent macarons, eau de vie-filled chocolates and 11
pages of champagne before one hits midlist sparkling
Portlanders are not big on dessert. It’s not that we’re
health conscious, exactly—it’s that we indulge elsewhere. Or so says
Jeff McCarthy, the former pastry chef at closed-down Ten 01 and
Updated Friday, Nov. 6: Okay, taste-tested and approved. Aside from all the pre-opening hoopla, it's clear that the Sugar Cube's still got some major sass, from the lava hot, savory-sweet explosion of its smoked salt-topped Ovaltine to its ridiculously rich "Beer.Cheese.Bacon" (see above)—a super-moist Guinness cake topped with ice cream, praline bacon and salty-good white cheddar. Jensen ...
Thanksgiving—it's the time of year when we all come together at a table creaking with the weight of pure American gluttony. Spending hours stuffed into a chair, shoving forkful after forkful of turkey and pie into our mouths, is pretty freaking fantastic—unless the days and days of cooking have already made you sick of stuffing. Take it easy this year and let a professional do the work ...