The bathroom in Salt & Straw
My friend Kim Malek is just about ready to open up the brick and mortar version of her ice cream shop, Salt & Straw (a reference to how ice cream used to be made) at 2035 NE Alberta Street in Portland, Oregon.
While building out the 'scoop shop', Salt & Straw has been operating out of this adorable cart (soon to be retired and used for special events only).
Ms. Ada's postcard wall
I can't wait to check out the special touches throughout the shop.
"One thing we're particularly excited about is the bathroom. We found an entire collection of postcards to a "Ms. Ada" in the early 1900's. Resident of Portland, Ore. Our nice pal, Sarah Littlefield, scanned each one in and turned them into a wallpaper. You will soon be able to read Ms. Ada's whole story via her friend's postcards from around the world."
Oh yeah, and the main event--their delicious ice cream! They've already received tons of well-deserved press for their locally sourced, small-batch ice cream with gourmet favors like Lemon Basil Sorbet, Pear with Blue Cheese, Brown Ale with Bacon, Stumptown Coffee and many more.
by David Hohn