Mi Mero Mole Celebrates Mexican Independence with Three Donald Trump Piñatas


Exactly 205 years ago, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla issued the Grito de Dolores—the call to action that started the hard-won 10-year war for Mexican independence. Three months ago, Donald Trump said some racist shit in his bid for attention and the Republican presidential nomination. Today, you can head down to Mi Mero Mole’s Old Town location for Grito de Donald, a party to celebrate Mexican ...   More
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Lisa Dunn

Rebuilding the Bell

It’s getting tough to get Taco Bell in Portland. We asked a Mexican food expert to reverse-engineer our favorite FourthMeals.

Food Reviews & Stories
For FourthMeal fans, these are trying times. Both Taco Bell locations in central Portland are currently closed, with the West Burnside Street Bell apparently being rebuilt and the Northeast    More
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

Future Drinking: Aug. 25-31

This week in OLCC applications.

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Food & Drink
After last week's torrent, a smaller but still interesting batch of new license applications:A pair of women from Sherwood are opening Vine Gogh, an "artists bar and studio" in (of course) Sellwood, in the space recently vacated by Spielwerk Toys. (The all-wooden toy store is still open in its North Williams Avenue location.) Vine Gogh will offer painting lessons and studio space along with beer and ...   More
Friday, September 2, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Scoop: Tortillas at Ten Paces

Gossip boardin’ dirty down Southwest Fairview.

ZUKIN VS. ARELLENO: Powell’s Books has confirmed a faceoff between Portland restaurateur Nick Zukin (of Mi Mero Mole) and California food critic Gustavo Arellano (of OC Weekly) for Oct. 10. The even   More
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Mi Mero Mole

Nick Zukin is your new Mexican grandmother.

Food Reviews & Stories
The aroma inside Mi Mero Mole is like entering the kitchen of a Mexican grandmother—a heavenly blend of freshly made corn tortillas and simmering spices. She would insist you stay for dinner and   More
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 PENELOPE BASS

Sandwichworks: Kenny & Zuke's Strikes Back

It's official. Kenny & Zuke's Sandwichworks, the offshoot of the duo's successful downtown Jewish deli, has opened at 2376 NW Thuman Street. And, damn, they serve some tasty meat-on-bread. A trio of WW staffers strolled down to the new sandwich-centric spot (our office is only a few blocks away) for a hefty meatball hero ($8.75), lightly spiced Chicago Italian beef ($8.25) and a "Super Torta ...   More
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

Pie Hard With a Vengeance: Zukin Creams Whiffies' Pie Eating Record

What did local restaurateur Nick Zukin do after eating 72 burgers in three months? Dessert, of course. The food blogger and co-owner of downtown deli Kenny and Zuke's downed 10 deep-fried hand pies in 30 minutes on Sunday to be crowned the new "Pie Champ" of the Whiffie's Fried Pies cart in Hawthorne. "I'd been calling the previous record of nine bullshit for ages," Zukin shrugs. So when his two ...   More
Sunday, July 18, 2010 RUTH BROWN


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