Favorite Eats of 2017

Today is Bridgetown Bites’s six month anniversary! Or is it birthday? Anyway, we thought we’d take this opportunity to roundup our favorite eats of 2017. It’s always fun to look back on the year, and though I tasted my share of straight up duds, there was a lot more that was delicious. Here are some of our favorites from 2017.

Coquine chocolate chip cookie

Chocolate Chip Cookie | Coquine. This cookie is famous, and there’s a good reason for that, as it is more than just an excellent chocolate chip cookie—it features some additional flavors that elevate the whole thing. Those additional elements would be smoked almonds, salted caramel, and chunks (not chips) of high quality chocolate. The texture is both chewy and crisp, and I’d say it’s one of the top sweets in Portland. coquinepdx.com, 6839 SE Belmont Street, Portland Continue reading “Favorite Eats of 2017”

Goodbye Weekend Breakfast Sandwiches at Fleur de Lis

Bacon, Cheddar, and tomato egg sandwich

The excellent egg-cheddar-bacon-tomato breakfast sandwich at Fleur de Lis.

I was at Fleur de Lis last weekend and learned a few things that were new to me that I thought I’d pass on. First, in case you were unaware, the bakery/cafe has been under new management for several months now and adjustments have been ongoing. Along with the new manager they’ve had some staff turnover, too. And the large, memorable piece of furniture that served as a kind of bar near the front of the dining room is no longer being used in the cafe space. Fun fact: that furniture was from the original library that occupied that building before they vacated to the new one that is a block away. Continue reading “Goodbye Weekend Breakfast Sandwiches at Fleur de Lis”