Xocotl Juice and Smoothie Bar Blends Latin America and Portland

At the Portland Mercado, tropical smoothie bowls get topped with pistachio butter, and avocado toast meets beet-chipotle hummus and ground grasshoppers.

06/10/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Stay Fresh

Meet Portland’s New Black-Owned Juice Brand, Drink Mamey

Founder Cydnie Smith-McCartney wants to spread her love for juice and wellness.

08/05/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton


Duane Sorenson's Holiday Is the Portland Restaurant Surprise of 2018

The Stumptown founder overhauls Roman Candle and reinvents himself in the process—vegan, juiced up, and high on life.

08/14/2018 By Karen Brooks

First Look

With Holiday, Stumptown Founder Duane Sorenson Goes Sober, Vegan, and Gluten-Free

The face of third-wave coffee has quietly transformed his Roman Candle Bakery into a cool, plant-based breakfast and coffee shop on SE Division, blocks from his soon-to-open roasting company, Puff Coffee.

05/02/2018 By Karen Brooks

Health News

Activated Charcoal Bursts with Black Hue. But Is It Healthy?

This trendy ingredient is good for making spooky sundaes and tasty treats, but “detoxing” is another story.

11/21/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Good Eats

Summer Eats We’re Crushing On Right Now

Stay cool, nourished, and hydrated with these healthful local treats.

06/14/2016 By Tuck Woodstock


Score a Free Acai Bowl at Moberi’s New PSU Outpost

The pedal-powered smoothie spot opens its first brick-and-mortar location Friday, May 20.

05/18/2016 By Tuck Woodstock


Fresh-Pressed Portland Juice Cleanses

Shed those holiday-induced toxins with a quick cleanse from a local juice bar.

12/30/2015 By Tuck Woodstock


Your Guide to a Rejuvenating Weekend in Seattle

Treat yourself to kettlebells and kale smoothies in the Emerald City's hottest hood.

12/21/2015 By Allison Jones


Prasad East Opening Inside the Portland Rock Gym

The popular health food haven's new Northeast outpost is perched on the gym's second floor.

11/03/2015 By Tuck Woodstock


Kure's New West End Juice, Macro Bowl, and Salad Restaurant Is Now Open

Healthy cafe Kure, the newest incarnation of Kure Juice Bar, is officially serving a full menu at SW 12th and Stark. We've got the first look inside.

09/17/2015 By Allison Jones


The Trending Smoothie Ingredient that Could Boost Your Libido (and More)

Local nutrition experts weigh in on the potential benefits of maca—and we round up a few places to try it for yourself.

08/21/2015 By Allison Jones


What Are the Next Big Trends in Smoothies and Juice?

We asked Portland's juice bar professionals to share their take on what's on the horizon of healthy sipping.

08/07/2015 By Allison Jones and Tuck Woodstock


Kure's West End Location Will Debut with New Menu of Salads, Soups, and Macro Bowls

Come September, Portlanders hungry for a healthy hot lunch (in addition to their favorite green smoothies) will have another option, thanks to a new model from the veteran juice pushers.

07/29/2015 By Allison Jones


Kure To Launch New Locations and Grab-and-Go Menu

Juice and smoothie lovers will be able to get their fix off of SE Water Avenue starting February 2—and can save time with new mobile ordering.

01/26/2015 By Allison Jones


Bula Kava Launches Fresh-Pressed Juice, Acai Bowl, and Smoothie Menu

SE Division's mellow hangout adds fruit and veggie love to its offerings of relaxing (and tongue numbing) kava.

01/20/2015 By Allison Jones


A Kure for the Common Smoothie

The Extra Mile, a perennial customer favorite, tastes like dessert but is packed with protein, vitamins, and minerals.

07/22/2014 By Benjamin Tepler


Slide Show: Limbo is Back

The beloved Woodstock neighborhood produce market and herb shop has popped up off of West Burnside—bringing old memories and a fresh juice bar along for the ride.



Bulk Herb Haven Limbo Returns

The beloved Woodstock neighborhood produce market and herb shop has popped up off of West Burnside—bringing old memories and a fresh juice bar along for the ride.

12/11/2013 By Allison Jones


Downtown Kure Juice Bar Opens on SW Taylor

After two years slinging smoothies and juice from a cart on SE Hawthorne, Nate Higgins and Nick Armour have launched a brick-and-mortar to satisfy Portland's fruit and veg cravings.

02/21/2013 By Allison Jones