Naomi Pomeroy and Mika Paredes’s frozen custard business, Cornet Custard, opened a shop on Southeast Division Street on June 14.

Cornet offers scoops and pints in rotating flavors — which often utilize local produce — like malted strawberry, cardamom-mango, and coconut almond joy. Read more about the opening here. Cornet Custard is open at 4525 SE Division Street.


What it is: The retro-inspired sandwich shop has opened a second location offering sandwiches, wraps, salads, slushies, and more.

When it opened: June 25

Where it is: 930 NW 23rd Avenue

Learn more: Snappy’s


What it is: A South Waterfront restaurant serving Indian and Pakistani fare, with dishes like chicken 65, tandoori lamb chops, and karahi.

When it opened: June 24

Where it is: 3682 S Bond Avenue

Learn more: Zaiqa Will Bring Indian and Pakistani Cuisine to South Waterfront

Tipsy Teapot

What it is: A Sichuan restaurant near Portland State University serving dishes such as Chongqing spicy noodles, orange peel tofu, and hot pepper chicken.

When it opened: June 20

Where it is: 615 SW Harrison Street, Suite B

Learn more: Tipsy Teapot

More Openings

Bar Loon

On June 8, Bar Loon opened in the Southeast Belmont Street space formerly home to beloved vegan watering hole Sweet Hereafter. The team behind Mt. Tabor’s Bellwether Bar, including co-owner Ansel Vickery, have designed Bar Loon to have a European-style brasserie feel. Folks familiar with Bellwether chef Jimmy Askren’s food can expect similar small plates, including vegan options. Cocktails here are taking a bit of a backseat to wines by the glass. Bar Loon is located at 3326 SE Belmont Street.

Tanaka Gresham

What it is: A new location of the Japanese sandwich shop and bakery is now open at Gresham’s Alta Civic Station.

When it opened: June 12

Where it is: 1493 NW Civic Drive

Learn more: Tanaka’s Katsu Sandwiches Will Arrive in Gresham This Winter

Kate’s Ice Cream

What it is: Vegan ice cream maker Kate Williams has opened a second scoop shop.

When it opened: June 7

Where it is: 1430 NW 23rd Avenue

Learn more: Popular Portland vegan ice cream shop opens second location

Nate’s Oatmeal Cookies

What it is: A cookie bakery offering oatmeal cookies in flavors like raisin pecan, cherry almond, and triple chocolate. Vegan and gluten-free options are available.

When it opened: June 7

Where it is: 3308 SE Belmont Street

Learn more: This Week In Portland Food News: Oatmeal Cookies, Vegan Ice Cream, and Rainbow Pizza

Ranch Pizza and LoRo Coffee

What it is: The eighth location of Ranch Pizza and second location of LoRo Coffee have opened in a shared space in Montavilla.

When it opened: June 6

Where it is: 7940 SE Stark Street

Learn more: Four Things I Learned This Week (June 7)

Akizawa Japanese Bistro

What it is: A downtown Japanese restaurant offering sushi, teishoku sets, dishes like braised pork belly and uni-topped chawanmushi, and sake samplers.

When it opened: June 1

Where it is: 507 SW Broadway

Learn more: Where to Find Jaw-Dropping Japanese Food in Portland and Beyond

Harvest Moon Sangria Bar

What it is: A bar serving variations of sangria alongside charcuterie boards and dishes like pork chimichurri bruschetta and shakshuka.

When it opened: May 18

Where it is: 12553 SW Main Street

Learn more: Oregon’s first sangria bar opens in Tigard

Thang Long Cuisine

What it is: A Jade District restaurant specializing in the cuisine of Hanoi, with dishes such as bun cha, chao, and more.

When it opened: May 11

Where it is: 8409 SE Division Street, Suite D

Learn more: Thang Long Cuisine Opens on SE Division

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