Revolución Coffee House

“The name of my coffee house, Revolución, is reflected in my work because I am revolutionizing the concept of selling traditional Mexican drinks and food in downtown Portland.”     “El nombre de mi cafetería, Revolución, se refleja en mi trabajo porque estoy...
DB Dessert Company

DB Dessert Company

“I’ve slowly…become a very firm believer that there’s never a right time. There’s always going to be something prohibiting you, stopping you, and doubts and everything, so you have to just grab it by the horns and go for it.”Damala Badon | Founder DB Dessert...
Kiosko

Kiosko

“EVERYTHING WE DO NOW IS NOT SO MUCH FOR US, BUT FOR WHEN OUR FAMILY GROWS [SO] THAT WE CAN TAKE CARE OF THEM.”                                                      —Angel Medina In the midst of a recession in 2010, Angel Medina and Lucy Alvarez snagged roundtrip...
Either/Or

Either/Or

“We pick everything blind. We go with what we really love because that’s what sells. If we’re passionate about it, we can get other people excited about it too.”                                       — Ro Tam Share this Story Ro Tam has been a fixture in the Portland...
Bison Coffee House

Bison Coffee House

“In my creation, I wanted a place for Natives to come. I wanted to create a positive environment, something they identify with, a place where they can come in and be proud.” — Loretta Guzman                    Native artwork lines the walls of Loretta Guzman’s Bison...