Gift giving for foodies is actually pretty easy. Just head to one of these specialty imports stores and fill a shopping basket with unique edibles and kitchen gadgets suitable for everyone on your list.
No list of Portland’s best cheese plates would be complete without a mention of Steve Jones’ dairy dreamland on SE Belmont. If there’s a good cheese selection anywhere in the city, there’s a good chance Jones had his hands on the wedges before they arrived at the restaurant.
This cafe-meets-wine-shop-meets-grocery-store-meets-cooking-school sets the bar pretty high for a neighborhood one-stop shop. The recently-launched weekend brunch shouldn't be missed.
This adorable marketplace is pricy but precious. Italian goods share shelf space with local artisan products. A great stop for gift basket stuffers and a sandwich to-go.
Fun gourmet marketplace stocked with little gems from around the world. Super-helpful staff behind the counter, high-end meats, nice selection of local goods.
Gorgeous new corner spot in the West End with walls of windows, Italian tile floors, grab-and-go nosh, and gourmet groceries like chocolates, wines, pickles, preserves, charcuterie, and cheese.