Perfect Pies To Go

Portland's finest holiday desserts, without the performance anxiety


Market Watch

Healthy Chocolate for All Diets

Missionary Chocolates will save the souls even of those with gluten- and dairy-free diets.

09/01/2011 By Kristin Belz


S'more Pleeeeeez!

Fire plus three easy ingredients will always bring family and friends together. Just don’t mess with the classic ingredients.

08/09/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Power Pop! (Puddin' and Otherwise)

Frozen treats for young and old – including those with adventurous palates

07/13/2011 By Kristin Belz


10 Essential Summer Treats

Our guide to Portland's quintessential dishes of summer.

06/29/2011 By Allison Jones

Cook This Now

Life Isn't Just a Bowl of Cherries

Cherries and phyllo dough make perfect sense. Hurry up cherries, so I can make this goat cheese cherryskopita soon!

06/28/2011 By Teri Gelber


A Sweet Cart Kick-Off

The creative ice cream scoopers at Salt & Straw debuted their new cart on NE Alberta – and we’ve got the photos.

05/27/2011 By Allison Jones


Rhubarb Awakening

Northwest Portland’s Two Tarts Bakery owner Elizabeth Beekley helps us savor the first of the spring crop with a recipe for rhubarb rugelach.

04/22/2011 By Deena Prichep

Market Watch

An Easter Basket to Envy

Not your ordinary bunny delivery, this basket is filled with single origin chocolates and fancy caramels from one of Portland’s premier chocolate count...

04/19/2011 By Teri Gelber

In the Kitchen

Video: In the Kitchen with Alissa Rozos

Alissa Rozos, the pastry chef at St. Jack Restaurant, shows us how to make her scrumptious madeleine cookies.

04/14/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Sweet Stuff

The Quest for the Quintessential Doughnut

Forget frou-frou—we scoured the city in search of the simple circles, logs, and mounds of sugar-injected pastry that make us feel like a kid again.

03/09/2011 By Anna Sachse

Eat This Now

The Search for Portland's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

What says perfection…and where you can find it? We pounded the pavement in search of the chewy, the crisp, and the hand-crafted so you wouldn’t have to.

02/23/2011 By Benjamin Tepler


Chai Life

The chai served in Portland cafés is often a syrupy, cinnamon-spiked concoction. But order it in most Indian restaurants, and the richly seasoned spin on British tea offers a delicately balanced, complex flavor that’s perfect for pairing with your curry.

11/18/2010 By Deena Prichep

Sweet Food News

New pastry Chef Lauren Fortgang Sweetens Le Pigeon

Get ready for the Choco Taco

10/06/2010 By Karen Brooks

Food-portunity of the Week

Sweet & Savory Trivia on N Williams

Flaunt your snacking smarts with Pix Pâtisserie’s palate-challenging Gastronomical Trivia, this Tuesday.

09/10/2010 By Anna Sachse

Portland Plated

Cold Fusion

Portland Plated presents six local can't-miss ice cream parlors.

07/14/2010 By Mike Thelin


Jam Session

Take advantage of the multitude of mason jars filled with local fruit by making heritage deserts such as Julie Richardson's jam crostata.

01/19/2010 By Deena Prichep


The Italian Job

Master chef Robert Reynolds reinvents the staid pumpkin pie.

10/09/2009 By Martha Calhoon


Clearing the Bar

Once you’ve tasted the otherworldly chocolate offerings at Cacao, there’s no going back to those emulsifier-laden bars that lurk near checkout counters.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass


Hello, Good Pie

Relinquish your holiday pie-making duties to these five bakeries.

05/19/2009 By Sally Powers