The Hot Box BBQ

Food Cart Reviews
You can feel sorry for doctors or not, but until a month ago the South Waterfront had almost no affordable lunch fare. The new Gantry—a roadside walkway lined with food carts—has since bogarted As   More
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Tijuana Food Pod Inspired By Portland

El pod de cartas de comida esta bueno!


Food & Drink
The only food city hotter than Portland at the moment?It might just be Tijuana, Mexico.The border town just south of San Diego is best-known for cheap margaritas, kids selling chicle, lawless strip clubs, donkeys painted to look like like zebras and other things involving donkeys that we can't discuss in an alternative newspaper. It's also a hotbed for artists and entrepreneurs that has developed a ...   More
Monday, December 16, 2013 by Martin Cizmar

Prickly Ash

Food Cart Reviews
What’s roujiamo supposed to taste like? Honestly, I have no idea. Prickly Ash’s version of the flatbread sandwich, China’s answer to the hamburger, is the only version I’ve had. The Miss   More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Food Cart Review: Crust and Common

Food Cart Reviews
As the weather turns chilly, there are few things more comforting than gobbling down fistfuls of carbs, fat and salt. Well, except maybe chasing it with a pint. That’s one reason chef Bradley Jon   More
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Kim Jong Grillin' Closes, But Not for Long

Han Ly Hwang celebrates his Eat Mobile win

Food & Drink
In bad but good news, 2011 Eat Mobile Carty Judges Choice Award winner and Korean barbecue cart extraordinaire Kim Jong Grillin’ has closed—kinda.“I had so much fun serving you all as your dictator of lunch and ambassador of Korean cuisine,” owner Han Ly Hwang wrote to his fans on Facebook earlier this week. “I am currently working hard on opening a new restaurant. Same cuisine, more options, ...   More
Saturday, July 2, 2011 KELLY CLARKE

TASTE TEST: Big-Ass Thanksgiving Sandwich

If you want to have a Thanksgiving dinner, but you wish to avoid your family this holiday season, Portland's own Big-Ass Sandwich cart will help you out with that. Many have flocked to the popular downtown cart today, challenging themselves and each other to finish the brand new Big-Ass Thanksgiving sandwich—available today through Monday, Nov. 22, as well as Black Friday, Nov. 26. "I've ...   More
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 LEIGHTON COSSEBOOM

Quick Bites: Trebol's New Cart and Spella's Last Cup

Food & Drink
A new taco cart in downtown Portland isn't usually noteworthy, but this one is probably worth a mention: On Monday, North Portland locavore Mexican restaurant Trebol launched a new cart in Old Town called Costillas Diablas. Tucked away on NW 2nd and Everett, the small, one-man operation offers some incredibly competitively priced lunch fare compared with less sophisticated taquerias in the area. ...   More
Thursday, October 7, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Eat Mobile Ate Kenton

We came, we stood in lines, we ate our weight in tasty samples. More than 1,300 hungry Portlanders descended on the Kenton neighborhood last Saturday for Eat Mobile, WW's second annual food cart festival. And all the net proceeds will go to local non-profit Mercy Corps NW. (Scroll all the way down if you just wanna check out a slideshow of the event). Although some would be festival goers ...   More
Monday, April 20, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

Updated with photos/links. Get Baked: The Sugar Cube is back starting Thursday.

Updated Friday, Nov. 6: Okay, taste-tested and approved. Aside from all the pre-opening hoopla, it's clear that the Sugar Cube's still got some major sass, from the lava hot, savory-sweet explosion of its smoked salt-topped Ovaltine to its ridiculously rich "Beer.Cheese.Bacon" (see above)—a super-moist Guinness cake topped with ice cream, praline bacon and salty-good white cheddar. Jensen ...   More
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 KELLY CLARKE


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