Doughnut Alert

Blue Star Is Moving (and Handing Out Free Doughnuts!)

The fried dough mogul will relocate its HQ to a bigger space with an interactive “chef’s counter” and exclusive flavors.

08/23/2018 By Emily Davis

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

Brunch Favorite HunnyMilk Launches Doughnut Pop-Up, Outer Darkness Donuts

… with not one, but two possible brick-and-mortars coming down the pike.

06/01/2018 By Catherine Johnson

Art theft

Is This Portland’s Most Mind-Boggling Art Heist Ever?

A thief stole a work of art from the bathroom of Pip’s Original Doughnuts. The rub? They left a forged replica in its place.

10/25/2017 By Fiona McCann

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: Sept 28–Oct 5

From an umami-packed burger and fries at Ash Bar to Somali sambusas at the Woodstock Farmers Market, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

09/28/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Veggie Love: Essential Eats

5 Must-Eat Vegan Dishes in Portland

From ramen to pizza to doughnuts, here’s a handful of the city’s essential plant-based eats.

08/14/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Think Pink

The Secret History of Pink Doughnut Boxes

Spoiler: they don't come from Portland.

08/14/2017 By Marty Patail

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week: August 7–14

From fancy breakfast hash at Proud Mary to floral gin tonics at Bar Casa Vale, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

08/07/2017 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

Doughnuts, Pizza, Burgers, and More Vegan Food News

New plant-based eateries continue to pop up all over Portland—and we've got the scoop.

02/22/2017 By Molly Woodstock

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