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


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

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 30

Breakfast Lunch Today

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Food & Drink
We're eating ice cream every day for 31 days and we're almost there! Today we visit a reader suggestion...Breakfast Lunch Today1313 NE Alberta St. Facebook.Price per scoop: $3Most popular flavor: OK, I forgot to ask AGAIN. I'm going to guess that whatever the special is is probably the most popular, just because it's displayed more prominently. I'm just guessing, though.The person in front of me: Some ...   More
Monday, July 30, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Best of Portland 2012: Best Bites

Featured Stories
Best Fantasy Espresso Machine How do you make a coffee shop stand out in a city full of them? Connect it to a motorcycle shop. Even better: custom-paint your espresso machine to resemble the colo   More
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 WW Staff

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 23

Organic Island Snow Shave Ice

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Food & Drink
In the home stretch of our month-long ice cream quest, Scoops' out for Summer, we send intern John Locanthi to track down a roaming shave ice truck.Organic Island Snow Shave IceLocations vary, see Facebook for schedule.Price per scoop: $2 kid-size (8 oz); $3 adult (16 oz)Most popular flavor: GuavaThe person in front of me: I was all aloneBest for: An all-organic, sweet icy snack on your way to the ...   More
Monday, July 23, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 20


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Food & Drink
Two third of the way through our month-long ice cream odyssey, Scoops' out for Summer, Internet sensation Martin Cizmar braves the summer cold for an underrated food cart favorite.ScoopA La Carts pod, 4926 SE Division St.; and North Station pod., 2730 North Killingsworth St., per scoop: $3 Most popular flavors: Salted caramel The person in front of me: I opened the place up. The ...   More
Friday, July 20, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 17

50 Licks

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Food & Drink
In today's instalment of Scoops' out for Summer, we visit an Eat Mobile favorite.50 Licks4262 SE Belmont St., per scoop: $4 Most popular flavor: Maple bacon The person in front of me: A pretty post-hipster girl in puffy orange vest giddy with excitement over the vegan lemon coconut saffron sorbet. Best for: Completing the litany of sin that would be a full circuit of a bunch ...   More
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 BRIAN PANGANIBAN


Food Cart Reviews
Minizo’s Munny population has exploded. The colony of vinyl toys was kept in check when the cart was downtown. But Minizo is now on Northeast Alberta Street, where a shop sells the toys around t   More
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Salmon Fusion

Food Cart Reviews
Roger Mumm caught too many fish. From the frigid Alaskan waters of Bristol Bay, he pulled more than 6,000 pounds of salmon. Mumm—whose frosted tips and perma-tan make him look more like a surf   More
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH


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