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La Sangucheria

Food Cart Reviews
Whatever the country’s culinary variety of multilayered causa or thick-brothed casuella, in Peru sandwiches rule the city streets. At night, lines form around the block at sangucherias that are some   More
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Pizza Box

Food Cart Reviews
When it opened last fall in the front yard of a ranch house two blocks off Southeast 82nd Avenue, Pizza Box was slinging some of the best pies in town. The 12-foot-tall, clapboard-sided cabin on wheels survived the move to inner-southeast Portland intact, but the good pizza didn’t.   More
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

The Mighty Bowl

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Portland food carts are herd animals, staying put through long winters in cozy pods with space heaters and covered eating areas. In Vancouver, the city’s only food truck must cut a solitary, mea   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

El Diablito

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Demographic shifts have profoundly altered the Alphabet District lunch crowd. In the last few months, redevelopment of Slabtown warehouses has brought the neighborhood a hungry and frugal blue-col   More
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Cultured Caveman

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Our club-wielding ancestors would have a rough time making chicken tenders the Cultured Caveman way. Considering Paleolithic hominids couldn’t reliably control fire, they’d have  to hand-   More
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 REBECCA JACOBSON

Prickly Ash

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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 Reviews
The food at Sideshow has a very limited lifespan. The new downtown food cart specializes in Belgian-style pommes frites, poutine and beignets—all best devoured immediately after ordering before    More
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Miss Kate’s Southern Kitchen

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The Help ain’t got anything on the sentimental backstory behind Miss Kate’s Southern Kitchen. According to owner Charles Hude, the recipes for his Mississippi Marketplace comfort-food cart w   More
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR


Sonoran dogs on Southeast 82nd

Food Cart Reviews
It’s not about the bacon. Yes, wrapping a hot dog in breakfast meat gets people riled like that mutt in the Beggin’ Strips commercial. But, frankly, it’s insulting to the Sonoran dogs serv   More
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Cheese And Crack-Down

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When news came that someone in Portland was raising money to open a cheese-and-cracker food cart, Willamette Week dedicated a whole paragraph of print space to mocking it as “artisan Lunchables,”    More
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 RUTH BROWN

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