When Ristretto opens a new café on NE Couch this month, Portland’s first Steampunk will be on the bar. Designed and made in Salt Lake City, the brewer features four automated “crucibles” that make different coffee styles simultaneously. “It can brew French press in one crucible, and pour-over in another,” says creator Khristian Bombek. “It gives baristas new speed and consistency.” 555 NE Couch St
Access Academy, Portland Public Schools’ dedicated program for gifted kids, experiments with barnraising via self-publishing with Legacies, an anthology of striking student-written and -edited stories. Proceeds will feed the school’s instructional budget. $19. bookpdx.com
Portland shop Reveille picked its own textiles for suits from Brooklyn Tailors, NYC craft-clothier to the stars (or to Elijah Wood, at least). “A lot of people try to make ’60s-style suits,” says Reveille director Jupiter Desphy of the all-season wool two- and three-pieces. “They do it best.” Suits from $1,000; blazers $600.
A husband-wife team stands behind Portland’s Seamus Golf and its luxe woolen club covers. (She’s a Pendleton vet. He’s a golf guy.) Some pay tribute to the sport’s Scottish roots with clan tartans. Others use Pendleton’s Native American motifs or stylish herringbone. ESPN may give them to VIPs at July’s British Open. From $45.