Northeast's Portland's Salt & Straw takes ice cream back to its roots

 Oregonian newspaper spread Photo credits via:The Oregonian Photographs by: Motoya Nakamura
To Malek's surprise, that little cart has become a darling of the national press. Publications from Newsweek to the Washington Post have fawned over Malek's unique flavors based around Oregon ingredients, including Laurelwood beer, Holy Kakow chocolate and Olympic Provisions charcuterie -- a sourcing philosophy Malek calls "farm-to-cone."