It is an honor created by

Willamette Week


Eat Mobile

to recognize outstanding achievement in mobile nourishment. This award is quite possibly—no, definitely—one of the

highest accolades

a Portland food cart can receive. For the third year in a row, Portland's best food carts will battle it out for this prestigious honor—or for the just-as-coveted P

eople's Choice Carty

—at this year's Eat Mobile event.

The People's Choice Award is chosen by you, the people. Come to Eat Mobile and cast your vote, or forever hold your peace.

Eat Mobile Carty Award Panel 2011:

We're pulling out all the stops and calling in some professional eaters for this year's

Eat Mobile Carty Award judge panel

. We searched near and far to bring you a well-rounded group of chefs, writers and appreciators of food, including

Top Chef Masters contestant Naomi Pomeroy



magazine food writer




, Portland's own


, and Boqueria's


People's Choice Award:

2010: Whiffies Fried Pies

2010 Runner-up: FlavourSpot

2009: Grilled Cheese Grill

Style Award:

2010: Moxie Rx

2009: Sip

Judge's Choice Award:

2010: Garden State

2009: Junior Ambassador's