Shut Up, Lardo

A bun-based battle of rival Southeast sandwich shops.


Food Reviews & Stories
Yo! Asshole! Youse can plainly see I’m eatin’ at dis sandwich shop. And youse gonna eat at d’otha sandwich shop? In South Philly, where partisans yell insults across the street as they line    More
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Restaurant Guide 2012: A Space Pod-yssey


Restaurant Guide
Now that the hype has died down, food carts have settled into the Portland landscape. We could just name our top five carts, but they’re notoriously bad at keeping to their posted hours, and s   More
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 WW Staff

Scoop: Alberta's Nest Up In Smoke

Easy-sippin’ 190-proof gossip.


Scoop
HOT IN HERRE: What’s up with random Alberta Street businesses catching on fire? In a scene reminiscent of the blaze that engulfed Aviary restaurant and Barista coffee shop a couple Fourths of    More
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Sideshow


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

Scoop: The Real World, West-Side Only Edition

Gossip that’s prepped a few zingers.


Scoop
THE TRUE STORY: In June, the face of Portland screwed into a collective cringe of faux-disgust as MTV announced that our humble city...   More
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Miss Kate’s Southern Kitchen


Food Cart Reviews
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

Papa-Pau

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


Food Cart Reviews
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

North Mississippi Avenue Food Carts Spray-Painted with Swastikas

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News
Four food carts and a Masonic temple on North Mississippi Avenue were spray-painted last night with racist graffiti, including swastikas and the "N" word. Police are investigating the vandalism as a hate crime.Ellis Bradley, the owner of Grass Roots Cafe at 3503 N. Mississippi Ave., says the front of his cart was painted in swastikas, while the side was covered with the "N" word. "They repeated the ...   More
 
Thursday, August 9, 2012 AARON MESH

Food Cart Review: Retrolicious


Food Cart Reviews
Kimberly and Roy Swope, owners of Retrolicious, believe the emotional benefits of comfort food outweigh the caloric costs. Roy’s father worked for an oil company, so he spent an itinerant childh   More
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH

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