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Tiffin Asha on Alberta; Krispy Kreme's Elephant Doughnut

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NE ALBERTA—PoMo's Karen Brooks is super-excited about new Alberta food cart Tiffin Asha, writing that it's "poised to find a quick place among Portland's best." Owner Elizabeth Golay, an alum of Seattle's Poppy, offers interpretations of the dosa and other South Indian-inspired snacks. [Eat Beat]

SOUTHWEST—In today's essential non-cronut doughnut news: Krispy Kreme has partnered with the Oregon Zoo to create a fundraising doughnut named for Lily, the zoo's six-month-old baby elephant. According to a press release, the cream-filled glazed doughnut — iced with pink frosting in an elephant shape — will be available in all Portland-area stores this Friday, and a portion of all sales will benefit the ">Campaign for Elephants. More information here. [EaterWire]

EVERYWHERE—The "conscious convenience" cafe chainlet Locali is eyeing expansion plans in Portland. Eater LA hears a tip that the spot — which offers stuff like stevia-sweetened fountain soda, vegan tamales, and vegetarian breakfast sandwiches — currently has one location in L.A., with plans to expand through Southern California. [Eater LA]

Image of Tiffin Asha courtesy Facebook

Tiffin Asha

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