Review

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

PDXplosion

Portland Brands Are Taking Over the US

From coffee to haircuts, local businesses go big.

02/27/2018 By Stephen Phillips

Everyday Activism

A Massive, Food-Fueled Fundraiser for Puerto Rico Comes to Portland Next Week

Ataula, Han Oak, Lardo, Stumptown, and more host seven days of special feasts to raise money for Americans in need.

11/28/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Winning Finds

Fizzy Cold Brew to Perfect Picnic Blankets, the Best Local Stuff for a Lazy River Day

Headed to the water? Pick up these essentials first.

07/10/2017 By Eden Dawn

Hit List

Where to Eat at PDX

Got a plane to catch? We’ve got six reasons to get to PDX really, really early.

12/14/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

WHAT WE ATE

Portland’s Restaurant History: The People, Places, and Plates That Set Our City’s Epic Table

How did we conquer the food world? We chronicle more than a century of Portland dining.

08/15/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke

FOOD HISTORY

Pioneer Salt, Giant Pancakes, and Sexy Salads: The Two-Century-Long Story of How Portland Conquered the Food World

Here are the wild spots, rule breakers, lost treasures, and unforgettable dishes that forged our food culture.

08/15/2016 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Karen Brooks, Molly Woodstock, and Michael Zusman Photography by Nicolle Clemetson Styled by Ashley Marti/Local Haven

PDX INT’L

Kenny & Zuke's and 'The First Airport Tasting Room in the World' Land at PDX

Plus three Portland coffee roasters and a farm-to-table market join the high-flying lineup.

01/14/2016 By Alex Keith

VENTURES

What the Sale of Stumptown Coffee and Big Pink Mean for Portland Business

In 2015, five huge deals vaulted the Portland economy into a new era.

11/23/2015 By Brandon Staley

BEAN SCENE

Stumptown Coffee Sold to Peet’s Coffee & Tea

The San Francisco–based company will acquire Portland’s homegrown Stumptown Coffee Roasters.

10/06/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

Restaurant and Bar Updates

Portland News to Chew

Blue Star Opens in Japan, Stumptown launches Cold Brew Nitro, and Justin Wills plans a second restaurant in Newport.

04/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HIT LIST

9 Fresh Products from Portland Producers

Creamy Stumptown cold brew in a carton, chocolate from a treehouse, and Mexican mole — we've rounded up a new batch of Oregon-made goods for your snacking pleasure.

02/13/2014 By Eat Beat Team

BEAN SCENE

'CaffeiNation' Hits Stumptown

A traveling coffee connoisseur, determined to drink 100 cups of coffee in 13 days, reflects on Portland’s finest roasts in a new original web series.

08/28/2013 By Molly Woodstock

EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 25–28

Experimental film, solo storytelling, David Sedaris, and Taylor Dayne at CAP's Annual Art Auction!

04/25/2013 By John Chandler

SNEAK PEEK

Burning Details on Duane Sorenson's Roman Candle Bakery

As Stumptown Coffee’s food-loving founder continues to devour SE Division Street, we got an early look at the baking vision and menu set to debut in early May.

04/03/2013 By Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Italy, Rocking

With his new restaurant, Ava Gene’s, Duane Sorenson gives indie dining an Old World polish.

03/15/2013 By Karen Brooks

VISUAL ARTS

December First Thursday Picks

Rippling abs, muddy jockeys, South American deserts, and more invite you out to December gallery hunting.

12/06/2012 By Portland Monthly Staff