Carioca Bowls

Carioca Bowls in Portland makes the amazing acai bowls

Carioca Bowls in Portland makes the amazing acai bowls

827 NE Alberta St.
Portland, Oregon
(971) 339-2969
Carioca Bowls

One time I tried an Acai bowl in Southern California. It was a fond memory involving my good friend, waves by the ocean and a new experience, but I had no idea what I was eating, I just knew it was good. There were a few places in Portland that were doing them, but no places that were just acai bowls. Well that has finally changed. Portland has it’s very own Carioca Bowls.

I had the chance to sit down with both owners. It was such a treat. And I really mean that when I say that because I got to learn about them, what drove them to open a place in Portland, what the acai berry is and it’s benefits, how they are implementing yoga into the space and I literally got a treat!!

Here is a little bit about what I learned….. [Continue reading]

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