|Local Resources (Portland, Oregon):
- Everything Jewish Gift Shop
A gift store run by the Chabad congregation that sells a limited supply of kosher food. Everything Jewish, 6684 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, Oregon 97219 Phone: 503.246.5437
- Mittleman Jewish Community Center
“With renovated athletic facilities, new programs for all ages, and our commitment to sterling service, the MJCC is the place for YOU! Take a dip in our warm water therapy pool or 25 yard pool, shoot hoops with your pals in the refurbished gymnasium, or get a massage from one of our trained professionals. This is your community center. Take advantage of all we have to offer. Open seven days a week, the MJCC is a vital institution for Jewish culture and identification, proud to offer its programs and services to everyone. For more than 80 years, the MJCC has offered educational, social, cultural and recreational programs. Whatever you choose, live life to the fullest here at your MJCC. Proudly serving people of all faiths and backgrounds for nearly 100 years!”
- Cafe at the J
Located inside the MJCC. “Cafe at the J is Kosher and offers sandwiches, soups, salads, pizza, falafel, pasta, bagels, matzo ball soup and more! Surf the net while you enjoy the new cafe. We offer free wireless Internet access. Ask the front desk for a guest account user ID.”
- Trader Joes
Carries a nice selection of kosher certified foods and meats (partial list) with many locations around the Portland area. They carry kosher turkeys at Thanksgiving time. Healthy and organic food options at a great price! A favorite choice!
- Northwest Kosher Community Co-op
Your community kosher food buying service offering the public wholesale pricing on a very wide selection of kosher foods, particularly meat and cheese. Now in their seventh year of operation, Northwest Kosher was organized to offer kosher consumers a lower cost alternative to retail prices.
- Albertsons (Shattuck Road Store)
(Map) Phone: 503-246-1713, 5415 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy., Portland, OR 97221 (x-street = Shattuck Road). This store has expanded kosher offerings, including kosher meats, a kosher bakery, and kosher deli under rabbinic supervision. Their kosher wine selection is very good, especially around Pesach when they offer a huge Matzah selection as well. Here is an interesting article highlighting the kosher sections at Albertsons.
- New Seasons Market
Locally owned and operated, New Seasona offers organic and healthy kosher alternatives. They have a small traditional kosher section, but many healthy, organic, wheat or gluten-free kosher offerings are mixed in throughout their shelves, including some kosher wines. Vegetarian health supplements can be purchased here as well as Knudsen Sparkling Kosher Grape Juice. Kosher turkeys are available through pre-order at Thanksgiving time.
- Whole Foods Market
Offering organic and healthy kosher alternatives throughout their shelves, including vegetarian health supplements. Large natural foods company with stores in the US and UK.
- Bayla’s Patisserie
Exquisite celebration and dessert cakes. Fine desserts and specialty cookies. Delicious breads and challah. All baked goods certified lactose free and certified kosher parve. Selected gluten free items and selected egg free items available. 2821 SW Carolina St., Portland, Oregon 97239, phone: (503) 246-0107.
- Kenny & Zuke’s Delicatessen
Jewish delicatessen noted for their pastrami. Their website states they also serve several vegetarian options. 1038 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97205, (503) 222-DELI(3354).