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

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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 products...it 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 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, oui-presse.com.Price 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, saintcupcake.com.Price 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, icecreamrenaissance.com.Price 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, tartnation.wordpress.com.Price 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

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 21

Cloud City Ice Cream

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Food & Drink
Day 21 of our 31-day ice cream crawl, we sent intern Nora Eileen Jones down to the oft neglected neighborhood of Woodstock.Cloud City Ice Cream4525 SE Woodstock Blvd., 719-4603, facebook.com/shoppdx.Price per scoop: $3Most popular flavor: StumptownThe person in front of me: My friend Katrina.Best for: Cooling off after a warm morning at the Woodstock farmer’s market.Cloud City is sort of a curiosity ...   More
 
Saturday, July 21, 2012 NORA EILEEN JONES

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 20

Scoop

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Food & Drink
Two third of the way through our month-long ice cream odyssey, Scoops' out for Summer, Internet sensation Martin Cizmar braves the summer cold for an underrated food cart favorite.ScoopA La Carts pod, 4926 SE Division St.; and North Station pod., 2730 North Killingsworth St., scooppdx.com.Price per scoop: $3 Most popular flavors: Salted caramel The person in front of me: I opened the place up. The ...   More
 
Friday, July 20, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 19

Cool Moon Ice Cream

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Food & Drink
It's the toughest assignment yet on our month-long ice cream crawl, Scoops' out for Summer: facing damp, hungry children in the Pearl. Casey Jarman takes one for the team.Cool Moon Ice Cream1105 NW Johnson St., 224-2021, coolmoonicecream.com.Price per scoop: $3.90 Most popular flavors: Belgian chocolate, salty caramel, Coffee CrackleThe people in front of me: Kids with grubby fingers and their ...   More
 
Thursday, July 19, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

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