Explore the 5 newest businesses to launch in Portland

Explore the 5 newest businesses to launch in Portland
Memoz Dessert Cafe. | Photo: Jennifer M./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 29, 2019.

Interested in getting the lowdown the newest businesses to open in Portland? From a dessert shop to a nail salon, read on for a rundown of the newest spots to land near you.

Memoz Dessert Cafe

Photo: Jennifer M./Yelp

Stroll past 3494 N. Williams Ave. in Eliot and you'll find Memoz Dessert Cafe, a new spot to score desserts and more. So far, it's been well-received: it's got a five-star rating out of nine reviews on Yelp.

Make the dessert of your dreams at this cafe, which offers customers the chance to pick dough or batter and a variety of mix-in toppings, and watch the order come together in minutes. Choose cookie dough, brownie, crumb cake or a tartlet, then add fruit, candies, nuts and more for a one-of-a-kind creation.

Signature recipes are also available, like the Elvis, made of banana, bacon and peanut butter chips, or the peppery peach, which blends dried peaches, orange zest and black pepper.

Secret Pizza Society

Photo: Brian D./Yelp

New to 7201 N.E. Glisan St. in Montavilla is Secret Pizza Society, a vegan spot, offering pizza and more.

Order up Portland-style 10-inch pizzas made from organic and vegan ingredients at this restaurant, which also serves Cap'n Crunch with almond milk. Pizza specialties include the Chalupa Batman, topped with fresh tomato, taco tofu, chipotle pesto, chipotle creme and fresh cilantro. (View the menu here.)

Frenchies Modern Nail Care

Photo: Valeen T./Yelp

New to 1895 N.W. Quimby St. in Northwest is Frenchies Modern Nail Care, a nail salon, which holds a four-star rating on Yelp out of four reviews.

Request an appointment for gel nail removal, manicures, pedicures and Paraffin wax treatments at this new beauty spot.


Photo: barber-Q/Yelp

Head over to 535 N.E. Couch St. in Kerns and you'll find Barber-Q, a barber shop.

The shop specializes in men's haircuts, but also provides women's and children's cuts. Walk-in or request an appointment next time you're in need of a trim.

Studio One Theaters

Photo: Studio One Theaters/Yelp

Stroll past 3945 S.E. Powell Blvd. in Richmond and you'll find Studio One Theaters, a movie theater, bar and restaurant.

Per the business' Facebook page, this theater user 4K laser projection; it also doubles as a live performance venue. 30 minutes prior to showtimes, guests may also indulge in food offerings and libations from the bar, which offers wine by the glass, beers on tap and cocktails. 

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