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#1 Plump_and_Juicy

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Posted 26 October 2006 - 08:35 PM

WAFFLE STAND GRAND OPENING ON NORTH LOMBARD

Flavour Spot waffle and coffee stand will be celebrating our Grand
Opening on Saturday October 28, 2006. We will be giving away waffles
free of charge all day 10/28/06. Any kind you want, free all day,
open to close (8am to 3pm). No kidding.

About our stand:

Flavour Spot is a waffle and coffee stand located on North Lombard
between Denver and Greeley (in the Videorama parking lot). Our
waffles are portable and wrapped to eat on the go- no utensils
needed! Ham and cheese, sausage and 100% maple butter (organic too),
Nutella, lemon curd, organic jams and various other tasty fillings
available- please click HERE for the full menu. We also have vegan waffles and toppings available for those who prefer them.

We offer a full espresso menu, serve only organic milk (no extra
charge for soy), free Wi-Fi, and yes we have Ovaltine.

Strong 12oz. drip coffee is just $1 every day.

Weekly specials vary, though we make a mean smoked salmon sandwich
most Saturdays. Check out www.flavourspot.com for specials and
whatnot.

Hours of operation are:
Mon-Fri 6:30 Am to 3PM
Saturday 8AM-3PM
Sundays: Coming soon

Word.
Hope to see you there!


Well, I have to say that sounds pretty tempting. I probably can't make it this Saturday, but if I'm in that area when you're open, I'll stop in.

Egg creams! Postum!

The sausage and maple waffle is calling my name. I love mixing savory and sweet. :blush:

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Posted 26 October 2006 - 10:25 PM

Best wishes & congrats on your new biz! I'll be there.

A waffle called the "Nut Fluffer"? Sounds like a job working on a porn set....

You have egg cream and something called "chocolate fizz". What's the diff?
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Posted 27 October 2006 - 08:04 AM

Thanks for the well-wishing guys!

Me too P&J! Identify yourself if you swing by so I can be properly nervous when preparing your waffle and maybe we can throw on some off-menu items (maple marinated granny smith slices or toasted pecans).




Best wishes & congrats on your new biz! I'll be there.

A waffle called the "Nut Fluffer"? Sounds like a job working on a porn set....

You have egg cream and something called "chocolate fizz". What's the diff?



The only difference is that if you order an egg cream, I know yer old-school, will offer you a pretzel log gratis (my old man would disown me if I served egg creams without the pretzel...) and probably ask you where you are from!

And I have had a few customers blush/look sheepishly at the ground when ordering the nut-fluffer...don't even ask about our sweet cream...

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Posted 28 October 2006 - 09:43 AM

I turned down the pretzel offer, but was not asked where I'm from! (Native Portlander btw, mom from Brooklyn.)

Enjoyed the waffle with maple/strawberry jam, glad they talked me out of Nutella. That would have been overkill. I'll be back.
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Posted 26 November 2006 - 11:51 PM

I'm still looking for an excuse to come up your way. I live in Multnomah Village (way SW Portland) and unless I have errands in North Portland, my visit to your waffle stand will have to wait a while.

Nice website, but if there's a way to get off the front page, I couldn't find it. I know you had a menu online - what's the exact URL for it?

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Posted 27 November 2006 - 12:51 AM

It's at flavourspot menu

My question is what kind of drip coffee are you pouring for a $1? Not that I'm expecting Stumptown or anything, but just curious...

I'm bummed I missed free waffle weekend when they opened.

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Posted 27 November 2006 - 11:33 AM

It's Portland Roasters coffee.

Also, may I recommend the S'mores waffle with fluff and nutella.

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Posted 27 November 2006 - 12:21 PM

P&J- wish I could think of a reason to venture all the way up here (besides waffles of course) but... well the St. Johns theater DOES have first run flicks for cheap...other than that...hard to say.

Flynn- yes we are serving Portland Roasting drip- currently a french roast (4oz coffee per airpot- we are drip drinkers and like it strong) not the $.50 Cafe Bustela (Bustella? the yellow can) I used to get at the low rent bodegas Back East, but a cheap cup of strong drip is a point of pride for us. We keep our machines clean and just installed a Cuno filter (the taste difference confirmed my belief that bottled water is a frickin scam).

g_c- Glad you enjoyed- thanks for stopping by!

Look forward to seeing any/all of y'all on our humble slice of blacktop.

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Posted 27 November 2006 - 02:15 PM

I got out for a ride today and told John I'd buy him some coffee after looking at the online menu for this place. The Maltball Mocha sounded like a hot foo foo drink he might like to try as he loves chocolate malts in the summertime. I gave him the $$$ and told him what I thought he should order so he did while I waited in the car. It is not a drive-up.

When he finally came back to the car...what seemed 20 minutes later...I sarcastically asked him if they had to fly to South America to pick the beans. He laughed and said he had gotten his coffee right away but was having a good time B.S.ing with the proprietor. Sounds like the Maltball Mocha is like a Whopper (as in the candy Whopper) flavored coffee. He liked it and said it was like dessert.

This place is located in the Videorama parking lot on North Lombard and Boston. Maybe sometime we'll go there when were are hungry and give their waffles a shot. The maple and sausage one sounds good, and for something sweeter the lemon curd one sounds somewhat attractive.

A future trip will be on the agenda once I'm more on my feet again.

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Posted 01 December 2006 - 10:16 AM

I can confirm it is worth the trip!

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Posted 04 December 2006 - 05:40 PM

Really enjoyed yesterday's plain waffle with real maple.
NY Times a pleasant surprise.

It's freeway-close to anywhere: I-5 to Lombard westbound, then a mere 0.5 mile, on your left by red video shop.
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Posted 16 March 2007 - 12:48 PM

We finally got back to FlavorSpot for some breakfast and boy was it ever good! I had the Maple Sausage Waffle (comes with pork or veggie sausage - veg costs 50 cents extra). John had the Sweet Cream with Strawberry Jam.

FlavorSpot's waffles are to breakfast what Shelly's Garden's Honkin' Huge Burritos are to lunch. Wrapped to go and delicious! If you want a grab and go breakfast and want to support something local and good, take a nice drive out to NoPo and indulge in this happy little shack. You will be glad you did!

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Posted 16 March 2007 - 04:37 PM

We finally got back to FlavorSpot for some breakfast and boy was it ever good! I had the Maple Sausage Waffle (comes with pork or veggie sausage - veg costs 50 cents extra). John had the Sweet Cream with Strawberry Jam.

FlavorSpot's waffles are to breakfast what Shelly's Garden's Honkin' Huge Burritos are to lunch. Wrapped to go and delicious! If you want a grab and go breakfast and want to support something local and good, take a nice drive out to NoPo and indulge in this happy little shack. You will be glad you did!

Best regards,

Amanda


I'm going to whine now. I live soooo far away from North Portland (in Multnomah) that it's unlikely that I can make it up there to try waffles when they're there. I want some waffles in SW Portland! And in a place where I can park! Now! :)

I've been wanting the maple sausage waffle ever since this thread started. Mmm.

Flavourspot, please open another location, preferably within five minutes from my house. With parking. Pretty please?

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Posted 16 March 2007 - 04:58 PM

I'm going to whine now. I live soooo far away from North Portland (in Multnomah) that it's unlikely that I can make it up there to try waffles when they're there. I want some waffles in SW Portland! And in a place where I can park! Now! :)

I've been wanting the maple sausage waffle ever since this thread started. Mmm.

Flavourspot, please open another location, preferably within five minutes from my house. With parking. Pretty please?


P&J - he has a parking lot, generally with lots of empty parking spots. He's somewhat close to both the Interstate New Seasons and the Freddys (Lombard/Interstate). Let's see... he's pretty close to Las Nayaritas and King Burrito, oh, and Burrito Loco, and on the way to the cutest little bookstore in the world that isn't in Milwaukie, St. Johns Booksellers. Oh, and Blue Moon Cameras, a place that seems to magnetically pull money out of my wallet. But Flavorspot won't do that.

It's really worth the trip.

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Posted 17 March 2007 - 03:00 PM

Dear Mr/Ms. Flavourspot (if that is indeed your name):

Tomorrow (Sunday) is the day. We are going to come to your waffle stand in the morning (as soon as is reasonable, considering it's a Sunday) and eat some waffles and drink coffee. I am looking forward to it!

Then the plan is to drive out to Gartner's Meat Market on Killingsworth and shop there.

Since neither Mr P and J nor I have been to either food location, this outing will be a memorable one. See you tomorrow!

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Posted 18 March 2007 - 05:18 PM

OK, I'm hooked. We got the Black Forest Ham and smoked Gouda waffle and the maple and sausage one. I got a small coffee.

I started with half the ham and cheese one. It was very good, with a decent amount of ham and cheese. But then we switched and I got the maple and sausage one. OMFG. You've got me, babe. I loved it. But then I wanted the ham and cheese one with maple on it. Maybe next time I'll try it that way. I love salty and sweet together.

The coffee was good, the service was great and the line was short, although it took about 10 minutes for us to get the waffles. I asked the owner if he had posted here, and he said yes. I introduced myself as P and J and introduced Mr P and J. David, the owner, told his assistant to make our waffes extra good ;)

If you live in the area of Lombard and Greeley, you owe it to yourself to go there. I'm already thinking of other errands to do in that neighborhood - hey, our vet is just down the street! Dogs, you're sick and need to see the doc!

Thanks, flavourspot and I'd still like to see you in SW Portland. I think you'd make a killing.

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Posted 19 March 2007 - 08:34 AM

On the savory waffles, are the ingredients blended into the waffle, or served on top?

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Posted 19 March 2007 - 09:21 AM

Served on top. Or rather, wrapped within. Not part of the waffle batter. Absolutely wonderful!!!

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Posted 19 March 2007 - 07:46 PM

I wanted to go this past weekend but ended up having to do some last-minute morning errands. Turns out my husband needs to take his car into the shop for some all-day tune stuff work this weekend...we're going to make a sidetrip to get up there! I am SO excited to try it! ;)
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Posted 26 March 2007 - 06:32 PM

Does Flavourspot take cards, or is it cash only? I drive by this place all the time and never stop b/c I don't carry cash often...