Scoops' out for Summer, Day 13

YoCream

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We decided to only do a few fro-yo places for Scoops' out for Summer, mainly because they're all made with YoCream. But as YoCream is a local company, and there's just so dang much of it around town, we had to pay respect. And where better place to do that than YoCream HQ.YoCream Company Store10209 NE Cascades Parkway, 288-6300, yocreamfrozenyogurt.com.Cost per scoop: 40 cents per oz. Most ...   More
 
Friday, July 13, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 12

Ruby Jewel

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In today's instalment of our 31-day ice cream binge, Scoops' out for Summer, we finally come off the sugar high.Ruby Jewel3713 N Mississippi Ave., 505-9314, rubyjewel.net.Price per scoop: $3Most popular flavor: Caramel with salted dark chocolateThe people in front of me: Young Portland transplants trying to show their visiting parents Portland isn't being kept that weirdBest for: Dates with ...   More
 
Thursday, July 12, 2012 JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 11

The Waffle Window

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Day 11 of Scoops' out for Summer, we're uncovering a place that few people know makes its own ice cream.The Waffle Window2624 NE Alberta St., wafflewindow.comPrice per scoop: $3.25Most popular flavors: Maple pecan, espressoThe person in front of me: Was invisible. As in, nobody was there. Best for: When you’re not in the mood to stand in line behind forty other people at the (cuter than cute) ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 JOANNA MILLER

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 10

Alma Chocolate

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Did you know that, in addition to those amazing gold leaf chocolate masterpieces, Portland chocolate shop Alma makes its own ice cream? It does. We sent Music Editor Casey Jarman down for day 10 of Scoops' out for Summer. Alma Chocolate140 NE 28th Ave., almachocolate.com.Price per cup: $4 for about a half a pint. Most popular flavor: “They change every day, but when I have the vanilla with brownie ...   More
 
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 9

j. Gelati

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When the idea for our month of ice cream, Scoops' out for Summer, was first floated, arts and culture editor Martin Cizmar called shotgun on frozen custard. He was shocked—shocked—to discover there isn't a single frozen custard shop in Portland. So we found him one in Milwaukie.j. Gelati3650 Concord Road, Milwaukie, 659-1374, jgelati.com.Price per scoop: $2.50 for small custard, $2 for small Italian ...   More
 
Monday, July 9, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 8

Vegan soft serve at Back to Eden Bakery

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Being Portland and all, we could not neglect our vegan brethren in our month-long ice cream roundup, Scoops' our for Summer. Vegan soft serve at Back to Eden Bakery2217 NE Alberta St., 477-5022, backtoedenbakery.com.Price per scoop: $3Most popular flavor: OK, I screwed up and didn't ask. There are only two flavors, and everyone at the store during my visit ordered chocolate.The ...   More
 
Sunday, July 8, 2012 by Ruth Brown

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 7

Great Northwest Ice Cream Co.

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In today's Scoops' out for Summer, we send one of our long-suffering interns to the Saturday Market, because we'd prefer not to go ourselves. Great Northwest Ice Cream Co.Portland Saturday Market, 108 W Burnside St. (on the waterfront side, near the fountain and the stage), greatnwicecream.com. Price per scoop: $3Most popular flavor: MarionberryThe person in front of me: Parents trying to ...   More
 
Saturday, July 7, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 6

Cool Harry's Yogurt

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You can't spend a month eating your way through Portland's frozen desserts without doing some fro-yo. So here we go:Cool Harry's YogurtSouthwest 10th and Alder St., coolharrys.wordpress.com.Price per scoop: $2.75 for a “very small.” A “very small” is about a cup.Most popular flavor: There are only two flavors on any given day, so “original tart,” which is always available, wins by ...   More
 
Friday, July 6, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 5

Ohana Hawaiian Cafe

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In today's instalment of Scoops' out for Summer, we get tropical with the magical combination of ice and syrup.Ohana Hawaiian Cafe6320 NE Sandy Blvd
., 335-5800, ohanahawaiiancafe.com.Price per scoop: $3 for a large mound of shaved ice, plus .50 cents per toppingMost popular flavor: Among adults, the fancy tropical flavors like guava and mango are the top choices. For the kids, anything brightly ...   More
 
Thursday, July 5, 2012 PENELOPE BASS

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 4

Roses Ice Cream

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In today's instalment of Scoops' out for Summer, we visit the "other" Alberta Street for a classic Portland scoop.Roses Ice Cream5011 NE 42nd Ave., 256-3333, rosesicecream.com.Price per scoop: $2.75Most popular flavor: “Licorice—well, besides vanilla.”The person in front of me: Four seniors, one couple and two of the woman’s girlfriends.Best for: Dessert on the way to the 99W Drive-in.Northeast ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

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