Lovejoy Bakers Opens!

The line wasn’t quite out the door yet this morning when I arrived at brand new Lovejoy Bakers, but it was getting close. Inside, beautiful freshly baked breads and pastries were lined up in neat rows, a full coffee bar fueled those on their way to work, and I ogled the lunch menu, which includes…The line wasn’t quite out the door yet this morning when I arrived at brand new Lovejoy Bakers, but it was getting close. Inside, beautiful freshly baked breads and pastries were lined up in neat rows, a full coffee bar fueled those on their way to work, and I ogled the lunch menu, which includes 17 sandwich selections like open-faced smoked salmon tartine with creme fraiche and egg salad with lemon zest and chives, a few soups, house cheese and charcuterie plates, breakfast sandwiches served all day, and salads like roasted beet and citrus with chevre and the Lovejoy Salad–Bleu d’ Auvergne, San Daniele proscuitto, house-roasted turkey, sliced egg, and cured olives in a tarragon dressing.

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The bakery itself is a visual delight, every nook and cranny that seemed so awkward in the space’s previous incarnations outfitted in such a stylishly inviting way that you can’t hardly decide where to sit. Here are a few pictures I took. Sorry they are blurry, I think the setting on my camera was wonky:

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I was late to work so I couldn’t linger, but since I work mere blocks away (lucky me!) I intend to return soon and investigate further. I will keep you posted.

Here is the menu:
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939 NW 10th Ave. (corner of NW Lovejoy & NW 10th) Portland * 503.208.3113 * www.lovejoybakers.com