Brain Freeze

The 6 Best Icy Treats Right Now

Keep the spirit of summer going with shave ice, snowballs, bingsu, and chamoyadas.

09/23/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Portland’s Beloved 180 Xurros & Xocolata Gets a New Lease on Life, Literally

In February, Ataula’s Jose Chesa will reprise a mini-version of his seriously missed xurro and drinking chocolate shop inside downtown’s new Hyatt Centric hotel

01/08/2020 By Karen Brooks

Sweet, Sweet Activism

'Big A$$ Bake Sale' Hawks Portland’s Best Goodies to Support Immigrants

More than 40 local bakeries and restaurants gather at Cookshop on Sept. 7 to raise funds for RAICES, a border nonprofit that provides legal services to immigrants.

09/03/2019 By Kiva Hanson

Entertaining Guide

4 Super Sweet Local Dessert Experiences for Your Next Shindig

From boozy ice pops to torched-to-order s'mores and cotton candy art, here's who makes the good stuff.

08/27/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Breaking News

1927 S’mores to Take Over Chizu Space Downtown This Summer

Steve Jones’ sushi-style cheese counter will make way for fancy s’mores and hot cocoa in a chic, nostalgia-bait log cabin.

05/24/2019 By Kelly Clarke

History

Did You Know Portland Invented the Ice Cream Cone Machine?

The city of Salt & Straw has always had the hots for cool confections.

04/23/2019 By Heather Arndt Anderson

Recipes

An Old World Apple Expert Shares Her Recipe for the Perfect Pie

The secret to Portland's best pie? Susan Christopherson.

09/11/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Top Treats

The 12 Tastiest Cannabis Edibles (That Won’t Ruin Your Weekend)

From cheesy crackers to marshmallow bon-bons, these treats are a step above.

08/03/2018 By Marty Patail

Doughnuts for Days

Beyond Voodoo: Better Portland Doughnuts to Know

Step away from the neverending queue. We've got superior options for you.

08/03/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Breaking News

NE Broadway Xurro Shop 180 to Relocate

The popular Spanish doughnut and drinking chocolate spot has closed, with plans to reopen in a new neighborhood.

08/01/2018 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Woodblock Chocolate Readies a Giant 'Manufactory' and Café Off NE Broadway

Portland’s cacao fanatics promise 1,500 square feet of chocolate bon-bons, drinks, and cookies, plus an up-close look at their bean-to-bar process.

05/30/2018 By Karen Brooks

Summer Eats

Slurp Spicy Dole Whip Floats and Funky Milk Teas at Zero Degrees

This is the quirky California-born Mexican-Asian dessert cafe chain even a Portlander can love.

05/21/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Breaking News

Salt & Straw Is Going to Disneyland

Portland’s iconic ice creamers will debut a scoop shop at the House of Mouse’s Downtown Disney District in the Disneyland Resort later this year.

04/24/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Hit List

Where to Find Portland’s Best Cannoli

Craving the ricotta-filled Sicilian treat? Kind Coffee and Bar Mingo make some of the best in town.

03/06/2018 By Anya Rehon

Recipes

Chocolate Babka Is the Best Thing Ever

Pastry whiz Clare Gordon teaches the art of buttery, chocolate-filled bread.

01/30/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Cannabis: Collaborators

These High-End Edibles Are All about Culinary Collaboration

Portland's Leif Goods partners with local makers and chefs to create sophisticated cannabis treats.

01/30/2018 By Courtney Eldridge

Cannabis: Top Treats

The 12 Tastiest Cannabis Edibles (That Won't Ruin Your Weekend)

From cheesy crackers to marshmallow bon-bons, these treats are a step above.

01/30/2018 By Marty Patail

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Maybe This Cannabis-Infused Marshmallow Will Fix Everything

In 2018, we're ready to try just about anything.

01/30/2018 By Zach Dundas

The Vegans Are Coming

Salt & Straw Debuts All-Vegan Ice Cream Menu This January

Happy dairy-free new year to all!

12/28/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Trends of an Edible Nature

Office Taste Test: The Cookie Dough Cafe

“I was hoping it would be better.”

12/27/2017 By Kelly Clarke