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Umai: Food Cart Review


Food Cart Reviews
To get to Umai, you need a little faith. Turn down a street that doesn’t look like a street, and behind the Hazel Room and Red Velvet Parlour, facing a wall with quotes about murder, you’ll    More
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Russian Horse: Food Cart Review


Food Cart Reviews
A Russian horse must be no-nonsense and a hard worker, built for terrible winters. But at Russian Horse food cart, stick with snacks and desserts—food for dawdlers and wastrels. The Sellwood   More
 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Haan Ghin: Food Cart Review


Food Cart Reviews
Portland now has a second contender for an iconic food-cart chicken dish from Southeast Asia, and its name is mii gai. Nong Poonsukwattana, maker of Portland’s go-to Thai chicken-and-rice di   More
 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Buki


Food Cart Reviews
Takoyaki is like the corn dog of Japan—a savory snack for streetside stalls and festivals. But Japan being Japan, the little fried flour balls are generally filled not with pork but chewy octo   More
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Food Cart Review: Kim Jong Grillin’


Food Cart Reviews
Kim Jong Grillin’ went down the same year as its namesake. In 2011, on the same night it won a judge’s choice award as the favorite food cart at Willamette Week’s Eat Mobile festival, Han    More
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Mama Chow’s & Uncle Tsang’s


Food Cart Reviews
Shanghai street fare is legendary: dumplings, fried chicken, duck neck, smoked fish, you name it. But in Portland, Chinese food carts are a bewildering rarity, aside from a couple noodle shops o   More
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Food Cart Review: Luang Prabang


Food Cart Reviews
Laos’ porous borders—from both directions along the Mekong River—have left its cuisine’s borders equally nebulous. The sticky rice, larb and green papaya salad that originated in Laos    More
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Deutschland Curry


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If you are what you eat, Berliners are made of currywurst. The homegrown flavor of postwar Berlin is Herta Heuwer’s patented sauce of English curry, Worcestershire sauce and ketchup, slathered   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Gastro Mania


Food Cart Reviews
Foie gras is like steroids for meat flavor: shamelessly fatty and mildly illicit, so effective it feels like cheating. In Tokyo, Wendy’s puts foie gras on a hamburger. French burger chain Quic   More
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Rua


Food Cart Reviews
In Vietnam, pistachios are a rare imported luxury. At Jason Myers’ new Vietnamese cart, Rua, they’re a baseline. His green papaya salad subs in pistachios for the customary peanuts, and the    More
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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