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Blue Star Donuts - Portland

Blue Star Donuts – Portland

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Voodoo Doughnuts is always raved about when speaking of Portland, but K mentioned that Blue Star Donutsis the best new donut shop in town. Plus, walking by Voodoo and seeing that massive line up made me not want to give it a try. So instead, we walked by Blue Star, which had no line up but a steady customer base. We arrived quite late as well, so probably why there was no line up. They close…

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Heart Coffee Roasters - Portland

Heart Coffee Roasters – Portland

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The next morning, we wanted to go grab breakfast at Screen Door, since we heard it’s really popular. And of course, there was a huge wait again. We waited a while, but we realized it would be another 2 hour wait. Annoyed by all this waiting time we’ve been having in Portland, we decided to skip it. We were pretty fed up especially since we drove all the way to the East side. Nearby, Heart Coffee…

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Salt & Straw - Portland

Salt & Straw – Portland

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After 5 hours of driving, we finally arrived in Portland and settled into our hotel at Park Lane Suites. It’s a pretty nice hotel for the price and was located quite near downtown city centre. After dropping our stuff off, we decided to take a walk in the neighborhood and try Salt & Straw, which is a famous ice cream shop.

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The inside is hip with cool music blasting and friendly servers. It…

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Korean Traditional Tea Room (Insadong) (인사동 반짝반짝 빛나는) - Seoul

Korean Traditional Tea Room (Insadong) (인사동 반짝반짝 빛나는) – Seoul

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After exploring the Hanok Village, we decided it was time to relax and grab some desserts! Our Korean friend took us to 인사동 반짝반짝 빛나는in Insadong. I don’t believe it has an English name, but it’s a Korean traditional tea room on the second floor of a building. The inside is decorated with many of the pottery that are handmade next door. Pretty neat! Their popular menu items are the…

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Sulbing (설빙) Korean Dessert Cafe

Sulbing (설빙) Korean Dessert Cafe

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Shaved ice or patbingsu is what Koreans rave about when they talk about desserts. But to be honest, I was sort of getting sick of shaved ice… It constantly gives me a brain freeze and I was just tired of having it all the time. Were there any other Korean desserts other than shaved ice?! Well, we stumbled at Sulbing (설빙), which is only written in Korean on their signage. On the side, it says…

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