Thursday, October 17, 2019

Portland Adventures, Pt. 1: Blue Star Donuts



At the UCDA 2019 Design Conference in Portland, the buzz was all about Voodoo Doughnuts. EVERYONE had to go to Voodoo Doughnuts.

Well, I’m not everyone. I listened to some very trusted sources and was told that Blue Star Donuts was the REAL place to go. So that’s where I went.



As I waited in line, I watched the craftsmanship of the donuts being made.



Founded in Portland back in 2012, I loved their vibe, the motto(s), and especially the donuts. I got the lemon curd/key lime and the PBJ. They were both delish.



Looking at their website I see they have hit SoCal. Planning my trip now!

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2 comments:

Fifthrider said...

Thank you. Your advice has guided me in the right directions in the past as well. Likewise, I have no idea what the fascination is with VooDoo or a slew of other businesses that everyone tells me is a "must". I try them and they're more of a "Are you kidding me?" I will look for Blue Star when they hit here.

Daveland said...

While Voodoo has a lot of energy and cool pop culture and wacky flavors, I have found them to be a bit dry and not as tasty as I would want them to be.