Amazing (Coffee) Stories

The Incredible Tale of Bernardina, the Super-Rare Coffee You Can Drink in Portland Right Now

Taste a $10 cup of coffee with a backstory that includes El Salvadoran mystery trees, DNA tests, and Australian bean junkies at Proud Mary on NE Alberta.

09/13/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Eat This Now

Portland’s Best Shaved Ice Hides in an Unlikely Place

On Saturdays only, downtown’s eccentric Courier Coffee Roasters reveals a secret passion: Japanese shaved ice, hand-cranked and very, very homemade.

08/29/2017 By Karen Brooks

First Impressions

Beyond Muffins: Brunch at Water Avenue Coffee

The local roaster steps up with massive hotcakes, espresso mole, and chorizo-egg sandwiches.

08/23/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Food News

Sterling Coffee Roasters Will Relocate to a Larger Space This Fall

Portland’s tiny outpost of coffee perfection will triple in size at its new NW 21st Avenue digs, cult cappuccinos in tow.

06/27/2017 By Karen Brooks

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: June 13–20

From pulled pork beans at the new Russell Street BBQ to crazy milkshakes at Late Shake, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

06/13/2017 By Eat Beat Team

West End: Food & Drink

Where to Eat in Portland's West End

Subterranean cocktail bunkers, a Northwest brunch mecca, and one of the city's best food cart pods. Explore this neighborhood while you're hungry.

05/15/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Staff

News to Chew

Pok Pok LA Closes, Good Coffee Starts Roasting, Plus More PDX Food News

… including a new Pearl District restaurant from David Machado, Heart Pizza’s second location, and new Mexican spot Chalino.

03/21/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Coffee as Commodity and Connector

The bean brings us together in more ways than one.

02/20/2017 By Zach Dundas

Recipes

Oui Presse Puts the Coffee Back in Coffee Cake

Coffee and pastry collide in this espresso-soaked sour cream cake, topped with a toffee-flavored moonscape of whole nuts and batter scraps.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Coffee Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Portland Coffee and Pastries

Here's where to go, what to drink, and what to eat in a city obsessed with great beans.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

The Shakedown

The Shakedown on Starbucks

Does the mermaid measure up?

02/20/2017 By Marty Patail

Coffee Guide: Explainer

Espresso Explainer: What's That Drink You Just Ordered?

Americano. Italiano. Cortado. We break it down.

02/20/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Coffee Guide: Morning Glories

Portland's 10 Best Pastries

Canelé to croissants, crostata to coffee cake, this is why we get out of bed.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler, Kelly Clarke, and Karen Brooks

Coffee Guide: Nice Package

6 Portland Coffee Roasters with Primo Packaging

From mason jars to arabesque fonts, these beans stand out on our city's crowded coffee shelves.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Coffee Guide: Only in PDX

5 Coffee Shops Keeping Portland Weird (and Wired)

Need the kind of caffeine fix you really can't get anywhere else? We've got you covered.

02/20/2017 By Margaret Seiler

Coffee Guide: Hallowed Ground

9 Neighborhood Coffee Shops We Love

No matter your quadrant, the best coffeehouse is the one closest to you.

02/20/2017 By Fiona McCann, Rebecca Jacobson, Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Marty Patail, Margaret Seiler, and Benjamin Tepler

Coffee Guide: Cream of the Cups

5 Coffee Drinks Worth a Drive across Town

From thirst-quenching coffee soda to a decadent s'mores mocha, it's time to abandon that Americano order.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Coffee Guide: Standout Shops

16 Places in Portland to Drink Coffee Right Now

From hand-roasted beans to double-decker buses to scene-stealing décor, these destinations are in a class of their own.

02/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, Kelly Clarke, and Rebecca Jacobson

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

Eat Here Now

Welcome to Bison Coffeehouse, Portland's Only Native American–Owned Coffee Shop

Nibble bison-shaped cookies and get an eyeful of tribal art at the Cully neighborhood café.

12/28/2016 By Kelly Clarke