Breaking News

Blue Star Donuts to Open PDX Airport Outpost

Travelers will be able to nab a Cointreau crème brûlée on their way outta town by Thanksgiving.

07/27/2016 By Kelly Clarke

DONUTSTROLOGY

Everything about Portland Can Be Summed Up with Doughnuts

Voodoo to Pip’s to Blue Star, our city’s soul is exemplified by fried dough.

06/13/2016 By Kelly Clarke

RECOMMENDED EATING

The Best Finds at 180, Xurros to Dipping Sauces

We ate our way through Portland’s first xurreria to save you the calories.

03/23/2016 By Karen Brooks

Weekly Planner

Dunk Doughnuts in Coffee-Infused Beer, Eat Steak at Ned Ludd, and More Portland Food Events

… including Great Notion’s beer release (with Salt & Straw ice cream floats) and a month of chocolate-infused desserts at some of the city’s best restaurants.

03/02/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Pip’s Doughnut Bake Sale, Burnside Brewing’s 5th Anniversary, and More Portland Food Events

…including Stone Barn’s open house, complete with pinot noir port, nocino, and a full lineup of fruit liqueurs, from quince to pear.

12/11/2015 By Rachel Grozanick and Benjamin Tepler

HOT WEATHER EATS

Doughnut Shop Pip’s Original Debuts Pip’s Pop and Newly Expanded Space

Fremont’s mini-doughnut mecca keeps cool with a new line of chai and coffee toddy popsicles—and a lot more elbow room for its fans.

08/20/2015 By Kelly Clarke

OPENING WATCH

3 Reasons to Check Out Blue Star Hawthorne

Vegan horchata donuts! Evening hours! Fresh flavors! As if you needed more reasons to head to Micah Camden and and Katie Poppe's latest venture...

05/12/2014 By Erica Iannitti

POUR

Rethinking Chai at Pip's Original

Housemade spice blends offer the perfect pairing for this neighborhood café's fried-to-order mini doughnuts.

02/03/2014 By Kelly Clarke

EAT THIS NOW

Doughnuts and Chai at Pip’s Original

A new neighborhood stronghold fries up tiny, irresistible doughnuts and blends custom chai.

12/04/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

ANATOMY OF A DISH

Deconstructing Blue Star’s Valrhona Donut

We dig deeper into the cocoa-driven wonder from Blue Star Donuts.

03/27/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Chef Rick Widmayer Out at Screen Door

Longtime Screen Door chef Rick Widmayer has departed, with plans for a doughnut shop/bar in the works.

03/01/2013 By Benjamin Tepler

OPENING WEEK

Sneak Peek: Blue Star Donuts

High-end donuts should have foodies fighting for a place in line.

12/03/2012 By John Chandler

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