Baking for a Cause

Alert: Portland’s Big A$$ Antiracist Bake Sale Goes Live July 4

Star bakers and home cooks unite for a supersize sale and auction to raise money for Portland BIPOC organizations—gift baskets and surprises included.

07/02/2020 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Bakeshop Is Dead. Bakeshop 2.0 Is Alive and Well on NE Sandy.

Says esteemed Portland baker Kim Boyce: “I'm going back to the roots where I started. Back in the kitchen, having fun.”

06/25/2020 By Karen Brooks

The Comeback Kids

After a Lifetime of Near-Hits, Communion Bakehouse Finds a Promising Home in Westmoreland

The best thing about Communion Bakehouse? Its realness.

04/02/2020 By Karen Brooks

Eat Here Now

Little Italy Lands at a New Bakery in Lents

Bella's Italian Bakery and Market brings Godfather-level pastries and focaccia to Southeast Portland.

12/21/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Spotlight

At Dos Hermanos, Two Yucatán-Born Brothers Work Bakery Magic

Gabriel and Josue Azcorra fuel N Williams with great baguettes and sugar-showered Mexican pastries.

04/24/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Breaking News

Back to Eden Bakery Expands to Pizza, Panini, and Hot Fudge Sundaes

Starting this summer, the gluten-free and vegan café will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

05/26/2017 By Tuck Woodstock

Restaurant Openings

Gluten-Free Gem Moves to New Retail Shop on NE Broadway

Portland’s oldest gluten-free bakery has finally opened its first public storefront.

04/04/2017 By Tuck Woodstock

Dining Guide

30 Women-Run Portland Restaurants We Love

Who run the (food) world? These ladies.

03/20/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Protest Cookies

Female Bakers Unleash "Cookie Grab 2017" to Raise Money for Planned Parenthood

Proceeds from the kick-ass cookie boxes, loaded with goods from 21 lady-operated Portland spots, will be delivered to Planned Parenthood on the day of Trump's inauguration.

01/06/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: January 4–11

From Japanese curry-filled pastries at Oyatsupan to chocolate-covered halvah at World Foods, these are the things you must devour this week.

01/04/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Restaurant Review

Baker Ken Forkish Masters a New Collection of Outstanding Breads

Crusty levain loaves to butter-crackling spelt croissants, the lord of Ken’s Artisan Bakery has a new swagger at Trifecta Annex.

12/20/2016 By Karen Brooks

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

NE Sandy Boulevard Is Portland’s Best Cheap Eats Drive–Thru

Barren shortcut no more, Sandy is home to a handful of hot new food hubs and some stalwart Portland gems.

06/13/2016 By Kelly Clarke

SWEET CHANGES

Pearl District Pastry Haven Nuvrei Gets a Tasty Makeover

Salads and sandwiches be gone: a treasure trove of meticulously crafted new pastries and a sleek makeover mark a new era for the Pearl bakery.

05/22/2015 By Kelly Clarke

BREAKING NEWS

Kir Jensen's Sugar Cube Bakery Closing May 3

The longtime sugar-pusher says a bittersweet goodbye to her Alberta bakery and hints at a "higher calling" coming soon.

04/28/2015 By Kelly Clarke

OPENING WATCH

Inside Kyra's Bake Shop's New and Improved Gluten-Free Bakery

Lauded Lake Oswego baker and Cupcake Wars champion Kyra Bussanich opens the doors to her bigger, brighter bakery and cafe.

11/18/2014 By Allison Jones

HIT LIST

2014's Fresh Harvest of Fall Pastries

You know fall has arrived when Portland bakeries explode with a dizzying array of pumpkin-flavored, spice-laden everything. We've rounded up the best, including plenty of vegan and gluten-free options

10/23/2014 By Anna Loh

BREAKING NEWS

Gluten-Free Kyra's Bake Shop's Big Expansion

Lauded Lake Oswego baker and "Cupcake Wars" champion Kyra Bussanich will debut a bigger, brighter cafe this fall.

09/11/2014 By Allison Jones and Nicole Cordier

FOOD FINDER

Portland's Late Summer Stone Fruit Pastries

Before the pumpkin spice onslaught begins, send off summer with a swan-song slice of indulgent stone fruit pastries.

09/03/2014 By Allison Jones and Anna Loh

OPENING WATCH

Palace Cakes Now Open Downtown

Two Tarts owner Elizabeth Beekley launches her by-the-slice cake operation.

09/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

OPENING WATCH

The Story Behind Saint Cupcake's Resurrection

On the dawn of the beloved cupcake bakery’s return, we step into the recently relaunched Belmont shop to chat with the brand's new owners.

06/06/2014 By Allison Jones and Erica Iannitti