Bakery Review: Salt & Straw, Portland, Oregon

The Salt and Straw isn’t a traditional bakery.  In fact, there is nothing traditional about this place; it’s half ice cream shop/half bakery.  We came for the infamous ice cream combinations like blue cheese and pear, chevre with marionberry habanero jam, and coffee and bourbon, but were pleasantly surprised to see it was a bakery too. The location …

Bakery Review: Saint Cupcake, Portland Oregon

Portland has a ton of bakeries to choose from.  We need a trip with the sole purpose of a bakery tour.  On our concert road trip, we happened upon Saint Cupcake while walking the downtown Portland streets in the morning.  The first thing to grab our attention is the awesome whisk art in the front. If …

Bakery-Envy

On a recent trip to Portland for an Elliott Brood concert, Tia and I stopped at some bakeries to try out the goods.  We did more than just taste their sweet treats (tough research, I know).  We also checked out the look of their store.  Since we are years away from having a location different from …