Scoops' out for Summer: Day 23

Organic Island Snow Shave Ice

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In the home stretch of our month-long ice cream quest, Scoops' out for Summer, we send intern John Locanthi to track down a roaming shave ice truck.Organic Island Snow Shave IceLocations vary, see Facebook for schedule.Price per scoop: $2 kid-size (8 oz); $3 adult (16 oz)Most popular flavor: GuavaThe person in front of me: I was all aloneBest for: An all-organic, sweet icy snack on your way to the ...   More
 
Monday, July 23, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 22

Via Delizia

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Day 22 of our month-long ice cream feast, we're eating the bougiest of frozen confections in the bougiest neighborhood.Via Delizia1105 NW Marshall St., 225-9300, viadelizia.com.Price per scoop: $2.75 Most popular flavor: Salted caramel The person in front of me: Tourists hailing from Nashville. They'll probably never leave the west side during their visit, but that's okay. Best for: Sunbathing. ...   More
 
Sunday, July 22, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 21

Cloud City Ice Cream

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Day 21 of our 31-day ice cream crawl, we sent intern Nora Eileen Jones down to the oft neglected neighborhood of Woodstock.Cloud City Ice Cream4525 SE Woodstock Blvd., 719-4603, facebook.com/shoppdx.Price per scoop: $3Most popular flavor: StumptownThe person in front of me: My friend Katrina.Best for: Cooling off after a warm morning at the Woodstock farmer’s market.Cloud City is sort of a curiosity ...   More
 
Saturday, July 21, 2012 NORA EILEEN JONES

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 20

Scoop

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Two third of the way through our month-long ice cream odyssey, Scoops' out for Summer, Internet sensation Martin Cizmar braves the summer cold for an underrated food cart favorite.ScoopA La Carts pod, 4926 SE Division St.; and North Station pod., 2730 North Killingsworth St., scooppdx.com.Price per scoop: $3 Most popular flavors: Salted caramel The person in front of me: I opened the place up. The ...   More
 
Friday, July 20, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 19

Cool Moon Ice Cream

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It's the toughest assignment yet on our month-long ice cream crawl, Scoops' out for Summer: facing damp, hungry children in the Pearl. Casey Jarman takes one for the team.Cool Moon Ice Cream1105 NW Johnson St., 224-2021, coolmoonicecream.com.Price per scoop: $3.90 Most popular flavors: Belgian chocolate, salty caramel, Coffee CrackleThe people in front of me: Kids with grubby fingers and their ...   More
 
Thursday, July 19, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 18

Salt & Straw

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OK, we've put this off long enough. We're hitting an ice cream store a day every day in July, and eventually we had to go back... Salt & Straw2035 NE Alberta St., 208-3867; and 838 NW 23rd Ave., 271-8168, saltandstraw.com.Price per scoop: $3.75Most popular flavour: Sea salt with caramel ribbonThe people in front of me: A teenage couple getting waaaay inappropriate with the PDA.Best for: People ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 17

50 Licks

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In today's instalment of Scoops' out for Summer, we visit an Eat Mobile favorite.50 Licks4262 SE Belmont St., fifty-licks.com.Price per scoop: $4 Most popular flavor: Maple bacon The person in front of me: A pretty post-hipster girl in puffy orange vest giddy with excitement over the vegan lemon coconut saffron sorbet. Best for: Completing the litany of sin that would be a full circuit of a bunch ...   More
 
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 BRIAN PANGANIBAN

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 16

Pix Patisserie

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Passing the halfway mark of our epic Portland ice cream crawl, Scoops' out for Summer, we visit a local dessert stalwart.Pix Patisserie3901 N. Williams Ave. #D, 282-6539; and 3402 SE Division St., 232-4407, pixpatisserie.com.Price per scoop: $2.50Most popular flavors: Mocha, mostly because it’s the flavor used to create Pix’s beloved beer float.The person in front of me: A group of college-age ...   More
 
Monday, July 16, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Scoops' out for Summer, Day 15

Caffe Pallino

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Two gelato shops in a row for Scoops' out for Summer? Don't mind if we do... Caffe Pallino3003 Southeast Division Street, 232-0907, caffepallino.com.Price per scoop: $2.95 for a small bowl of gelatoMost popular flavors: Pistachio and OreoThe person in front of me: A greying couple still chatting a few minutes before close. They had no empty plates or cups and appeared to have been settled in for ...   More
 
Sunday, July 15, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Scoops' out for Summer, Day 14

Alotto Gelato

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The 31-day ice cream binge that is Scoops' out for Summer continues...Alotto Gelato931 NW 23rd Ave., 228-1709, alottogelato.biz.Price per scoop: $3Most popular flavor: Salted caramelThe person in front of me: Ageing yuppie looking for something cold and sweet to eat after a long day of shopping.Best for: Taking a quick break on a hot summer dayTeens, 20-somethings and ageing yuppies alike stop by this ...   More
 
Saturday, July 14, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

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