Chockablock with game-changing restaurants, cafes, and boutiques, this eastside Portland district is still the city’s best place to grab a bite and browse. It’s especially fine in summer, when sunny, 70-degree days mean you can ditch your car and comfortably explore on foot.
I come from a family of caffeine addicts—of the “don’t talk to me until I’ve had my morning coffee” stripe—and my mother will settle for nothing less than espresso. Freshly ground, piping hot, mixed with meticulously steamed milk and dark chocolate to create an irreproachable mocha.
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