Cheap Eats 2014: Sweets & Treats

Cheap Eats
The Sugar Cube 3039 NE Alberta St., 971-202-7135, Morning and afternoon Wednesday-Sunday.  On the blackboard behind the glass counter at her bakery on Northeast Alberta   More
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 WW Staff

Market Guide 2013: Sweets

Portland’s finest junk food.

Market Guide 2013
CHOCOLATE Alma Chocolate 140 NE 28th Ave., 517-0262,  Nestled between well-known eateries along bustling Northeast 28th Avenue, this charming little chocolatier’s boutiq   More
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 WW Staff

Scoops’ Out for Summer

We ate 31 frozen confections in 31 days. Time to digest.

Food Reviews & Stories
We wanted to eat at a different ice cream shop every day in July. This idea was conceived in the middle of winter, when the logistics of trudging...   More
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 31

Lovely's Fifty-Fifty

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Food & Drink
We made it! 31 ice creams in 31 days. A big thanks to all the WW writers who offered their stomachs up to the higher calling of dessert journalism, everyone who suggested ice cream vendors to try, to the scoop slingers of Portland who kept us well nourished on our travels, and to you, dear reader, for joining us. Look out for more in Wednesday's print edition.Lovely’s Fifty-Fifty4039 N. Mississippi ...   More
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Scoops' out For Summer

Eating at 31 Portland ice cream stores in 31 days


Food & Drink
Five years ago, Portland had no local ice cream to speak of.Seems crazy, I know, but we even published an article about it. "The Big Chill" bemoaned Portland's lack of house-made* ice cream and concluded by telling Portlanders to drive to... Vancouver. "Given this city's use of local is surprising that a small, hand-produced ice cream hasn't happened in Portland yet," said chef Chris ...   More
Saturday, June 30, 2012 by Ruth Brown

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 29

The Hazel Room

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Food & Drink
Day 29 of our 31-day ice cream binge, Scoops' out for Summer, we get nostalgic at a newish Hawthorne cafe.The Hazel Room3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 756-7125, per scoop: $2Most popular flavor: The cast rotates at whim. Flavors have included strawberry-balsamic and Mmtcha green tea. The person in front of me: An oddly frantic, very bald man angrily shaking his phone as if it were ...   More
Sunday, July 29, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 28

Oui Presse

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Food & Drink
What do you do when you're trying to eat Portland's best ice cream every day for a month, but one ice cream everyone says is delicious poses a big conflict of interest? Send a freelancer and put in a giant blond disclosure.Oui Presse1740 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 384-2160, per scoop: $3.50 for a two-scoop servingMost popular flavor: Caramel The person in front of me: Wore sandals, handmade ...   More
Saturday, July 28, 2012 PENELOPE BASS

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 27

Saint Cupcake

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Food & Drink
Day 27 of our 31-day ice cream feast, we visit a cupcake shop that's getting into the ice cream business.Saint Cupcake3300 SE Belmont St., 235-0078; and 1138 Southwest Morrison St., 473-8760, per scoop: Sundae cups $3, push-it pops $3, ice cream sandwiches $4.Most popular flavor: Coco caramel push-it pops, smokey chocolate flake push-it pops, and Galore-e-o cookiewichesThe person ...   More
Friday, July 27, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 25

Ice Cream Renaissance

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Food & Drink
Day 25 of our month-long ice cream crawl, Scoops' out for Summer, we visit a shop worth crossing state lines for.Ice Cream Renaissance1925 Main St. Vancouver, Washington, 360-694-3892, per scoop: $3Most popular flavors: Honey vanilla and Peanut Butter BlitzThe person in front of me: A nuclear family with two elementary-age children.Best for: Portlanders who love ice cream ...   More
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 24

Two Tarts

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Food & Drink
WW's neighborhood bakery makes delicious little cookies, but less known is the ice cream it makes in-house. We sent intern Nora Eileen Jones down for Day 24 of Scoops' out for Summer.Two Tarts2309 NW Kearney St., 312.9522, per scoop: $1.50 Most popular flavor: They rotate. The people in front of me: Were either invisible or nonexistent. I just walked right ...   More
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 NORA EILEEN JONES


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