Megan Vargas is a great source to tap for some of Portland's best sweets. The nominee for Food & Wine's The People's Best New Pastry Chef award has been leading the pastry program at Andina since 2010, and was born and raised in Stumptown. See her favorites, from pastries as rich as a block of butter to a Mexican lollipop bedazzled with gumdrops.
Our Tip Stylish Pearl bakery known for their delicate macarons. Go for their savory items also, like the grilled ham and cheese on a sesame croissant.