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Winners From the 4th Annual Eat Mobile Festival


Food & Drink
Willamette Week held its annual Eat Mobile food cart festival 0n Sunday, April 24. Gorgeous sunny skies greeted nearly 3,000 eaters, who gathered under the Morrison Bridge to sample everything from cheeseburger dumplings to maple bacon ice cream at 39 different carts hailing from all over the city. The line at opening stretched eight blocks. By our count, attendees consumed some seven tons of food ...   More
Monday, April 25, 2011 by Ruth Brown

Eat Mobile: Meet the Judges


Food & Drink
There's more to Eat Mobile than eating samples from 40 Portland food carts. The gathering of mobile kitchens is also the occasion for the sort-of-prestigious Carty Awards. While the first two Carty Awards came with awesome trophies, they have, until now, been of purely intangible value. No longer: This year's winner will take home a seven-piece knife set from Shun Knives. And who decides which cart ...   More
Friday, April 8, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Commence Drooling: WW's Eat Mobile Food Cart Fest Lineup Announced


Food & Drink
Prepare yourself for greasy, spicy, fried and wood-fired glory. WW's fourth annual Eat Mobile food cart festival is happening Saturday, April 23, underneath the east end of the Morrison Bridge, and we're announcing the full lineup of participating food carts and trucks right now. Take a deep breath. Are you ready?OK. This year, you'll be able to sample the wares of 808 Grinds, Artigiano, Aybla Grill, ...   More
Monday, March 21, 2011 by Kelly Clarke

Fill Your Mouth With Sunshine: PDX Cartathlon I


Food & Drink
Hey everybody! WW is partnering up with the Food Cartel and the Portland Mobile Restaurant Group to do what we in Portland do best--eat things from trucks and participate in mildly athletic team activities designed for a child. PDX Cartathalon I is a scavenger hunt, an eating competition and a race to the finish where one lucky winner will receive free food from participating carts like Big Ass Sandwiches ...   More
Thursday, February 3, 2011 NIKKI VOLPICELLI

Eat Mobile AND Watch Portland Devour Houston!

Were you actually worried that you would miss a second of the Trail Blazers' first playoff appearance since 2003 if you're coming to WW's second annual Eat Mobile food cart extravaganza on Saturday night? Ye of little faith. We've got you covered—we'll be screening the Portland/Houston game at Disjecta (8371 N Interstate Avenue) while you chow down on great samples from more than 15 tasty ...   More
Thursday, April 16, 2009 Story Forum Editor

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

WW's Eat Mobile Food Cart Festival is back. Get your tix now.

A dispatch from the Department of Shameless Self-Promotion (of Awesomeness): Eat Mobile, WW's annual food cart festival, is back. The giant cheap food blowout gets rolling on Saturday, April 24 under the east end of the Morrison Bridge. And tickets are on sale online or at WW's headquarters RIGHT NOW. They're only $7 ($10 if you get 'em at the fest). We are limiting Eat Mobile's crowd capacity ...   More
Thursday, March 25, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Show Us Your PDX Food Cart Pride; Win a Pair of Eat Mobile Tix.

We're a soft-hearted bunch here at WW Headquarters. After all 1,200 tickets to our third annual Eat Mobile food cart festival sold out by Wednesday morning, and we got word that hungry locals were begging for Eat Mobile wristbands on Craigslist, we realized that we needed to give two of you cart-crazy locals a break. But we can't give these golden tickets away to just anybody. Oh no. We want ...   More
Thursday, April 22, 2010 KELLY CLARKE


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