Pollo Norte Plans Beer Garden Next to Restaurant

Kim Jong Grillin' will be their neighbor in a planned 8-cart food pod


Food & Drink
The Cully food renaissance is now in full party mode.Mega-popular Mexican rotisserie chicken restaurant Pollo Norte plans to expand and open a parking-lot beer patio out of a walk-in cooler. Pollo Norte's cooler will not only expand the storage space for the restaurant, it will likely serve as the linchpin in a planned eight-cart food pod on Northeast 42nd Avenue run by realtor Rambo Halpern."We've ...   More
Monday, June 1, 2015 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Food Cart Review: Kim Jong Grillin’

Food Cart Reviews
The boss of North Korea can now claim a hipster signifier even more hilarious than his enormous spectacles: There’s a food cart named after him. But if Kim Jong Grillin’s owners ever seize ...   More
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 BECKY OHLSEN

The Gastronomical Rise of SE Division Street Continues

Kim Jong Grillin' returns!


Food & Drink
Southeast Division Street continues its ascendancy to being the best street for gluttonous good times in all Portland (hell, maybe it already is). The past few months alone have seen the arrival of Wafu, the Woodsman Tavern, Mi Mero Mole and Double Dragon, plus there's a Little Big Burger outpost and a promised new Andy Ricker project on the way. Now Bhap Sang PDX, the bricks and mortar version of ...   More
Thursday, January 12, 2012 by Ruth Brown

Eat Mobile: Now a Major Motion Picture

OK, a Vimeo. Also: The official Eat Mobile 2012 announcement


Food & Drink
Only about six months after the fact, we finally have the official video of our 2011 Eat Mobile food cart festival online. Remember how much fun this was?If you're drooling in anticipation of doing it all over again, OR still crying because you missed out, get out a heavy duty Sharpie and your 2012 calendar right now and circle April 28, because that is the date for Eat Mobile 2012. Early weather forecasts ...   More
Monday, December 5, 2011 by Ruth Brown

Back in Bhap

Kim Jong Grillin' goes bricks and mortar


Food & Drink
When Korean food cart Kim Jong Grillin' was destroyed by a fire in April this year, just hours after winning the judge's choice award at WW's 2011 Eat Mobile Festival, owner and cook Han Ly Hwang promised it would "rise like a phoenix from these ashes."  And it looks like it will: Han recently announced that he will be opening a new brick and mortar restaurant called Bhap Sang PDX ("Food Table ...   More
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 by Maggie Summers

Kim Jong Grillin', Eat Mobile Champion, Burns

Han Ly Hwang celebrates his Eat Mobile win

Food & Drink
Han Ly Hwang, the owner of Southeast Division Street food cart Kim Jong Grillin', had a hell of a Saturday: First, his Korean barbecue skills earned him the judge's choice award at the 2011 Eat Mobile Festival; then, just a few hours later, while Hwang was 3 miles away dismantling the temporary kitchen set up for Eat Mobile, his cart went up in flames. The cause of the fire is so far unknown, but Hwang ...   More
Monday, April 25, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE


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