The best way to get to know a city is to get lost in it... or find its best donut store. After chasing the holey grail in Vancouver and finding Cartems, we went on the hunt in Portland.
Blue Star has been going strong since 2012 and now boasts outposts in LA and Tokyo. The bright hued Blueberry, Bourbon & Basil glaze is mindblowing! Made onsite using fresh blueberries, fresh basil, sugar and a splash of Bulleit bourbon. Now that I'm home wish I'd also had a Hard Apple Cider Fritter.
There is a bit of hype around Voodoo, another donut joint, but a few different foodie sources said not to bother.