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Category Archives: Weekly Grind–Portland’s Best Coffee Spots

Blue Kangaroo Coffee Roasters in Sellwood

Today, I just let my GPS do all the work. I drove to Sellwood, pressed the coffee cup icon and voila–Blue Kangaroo Coffee Roasters!B Rachel & Lindsay were wonderful baristas and apparently are well known and loved by those that … Read More

Irish Brothers Coffee & Roasters

David & Barb Wilson created Irish Brothers Coffee & Roasters because they love coffee.B I mean really. Love. Coffee. So much so that a few years ago, they decided to create their own drive through coffee shop–easy for David since … Read More

Random Order Coffeehouse–1800 NE Alberta

Random Order Coffeehouse in the Alberta Neighborhood is anything but Random.B Delectible, creative, made-from-scratch-deliciousness yes….random…no.B A new friend of mine, Deborah and I met here today for lunch (and coffee–always), I ran into the wonderful Julie Brush N.D. (my shameless … Read More

Fleur De Lis Bakery & Cafe

Greg Mistell is a baking genius and his string of super successful bakeries are proof. Pearl Bakery? Yeup–Greg Mistell’s baby. Delphinas Bakery? Hmmhmm yes, him too.B B Now four years into Fleur De Lis Bakery & Cafe in the heart … Read More

Seven Virtues Cafe

The Seven Virtues Coffeehouse is on the restored corner of NE 60th & Glisan right in the heart of the Center Neighborhood. B Owner Mike and his wife Misa did a wonderful job taking an eyesore and creating a welcoming, … Read More

Costello's Travel Caffe

A blustery cold day calls for warm cosy cafes and coffee along with a good book or a good friend.B Today I wandered into Costello’s Travel Caffe at 2222 NE BroadwayB on the edge ofB the Irvington Neighborhood. Armed with … Read More

Artemis Cafe–SE 12th & Division

Sometimes you just walk into a place and you just go ‘ahhhhh’.B Artemis Cafe on the corner of SE 12th & Division was and is a great place to go whether you just need a jolt of caffeine, breakfast, or … Read More

Ristretto Roasters in Beaumont

If you’ve ever wanted ‘first crack’ at something….roasting your own coffee beans will do the trick! Ristretto Roasters at 3520 NE 42nd are experts at roasting their ownB and barista Lauren was more than able to bring me up to … Read More