Food Cart Reviews
Clam chowder generates strong opinions. Adding tomatoes to clam chowder in place of cream (making it “Manhattan-style”) was at one point so contentious that, in 1939, the Maine state Legislatu   More
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 PENELOPE BASS

Food Cart Friday: Win Tickets to Eat Mobile


Food & Drink
WW's Eat Mobile festival is going down at OMSI on April 28. Fifty carts, beer, wine, music, science demos—it will  be amazing. We're giving away free tickets this week. Alls you have to do is send us a photo of your Friday (or Saturday, or Sunday) food cart lunch (or dinner, or breakfast). Make it funny, make it gross, make it dirty—just make it interesting. Our two favorite snaps will ...   More
Thursday, April 12, 2012 by Ruth Brown

These Guys Brooklyn

Food Cart Reviews
Who has two thumbs, bad-ass heavy-metal beards and huge piles of smoked meat? These Guys Brooklyn. The titular guys are hirsute co-owners David Enfield and Ben Hildreth, who serve smoked pork an   More
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Tex Mix

What Austin food trucks have that Portland food carts don’t.

Food Cart Reviews
The Austin food-cart scene is not all steak, tacos and steak tacos. In fact, on my visit to what’s often considered the nation’s No. 2 food-cart town (Portland is tops, natch), I even found a    More
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

Enough! There Are Nowhere Near 695 Food Carts in Portland


Food & Drink
With news that the Cartlandia food cart pod on 82nd Avenue has been granted a license to serve beer and wine, Mayor Sam Adams has been hysterically tweeting that this will lead to 695 individual food carts all now suddenly applying for liquor licenses—each paying $200 to apply for a limited on-premises liquor license without first bothering to read the guidelines that make it clear 99 percent ...   More
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Cartathlon 2012: The Waffle Taco Eating Contest That Was


Food & Drink
Saturday March 3 saw 72 teams of food cart enthusiasts hit the streets of Portland for WW's second  Cartathlon. The food cart-focused scavenger hunt gave the teams four hours to travel around the city's best street vendors, completing challenges and taking photos, in a race to win free cart food for a year. For those of us observing, highlights included watching competitors try to catch sesame ...   More
Monday, March 5, 2012 by Ruth Brown

Last Day to Sign Up For the PDX Cartathlon

Win free cart food for a year


Food & Drink
Cartivores: there are still a few spaces left for WW's PDX Cartathlon this weekend, a food cart scavenger hunt where the winning team gets free cart food for a year from the likes of Big-Ass Sandwiches, FlavourSpot, Grilled Cheese Grill, Koi Fusion, Oregon Ice Works, Potato Champion and Whiffie's Fried Pies. Entry is $50 for a team of five, which includes a commemorative t-shirt, free food along the ...   More
Thursday, March 1, 2012 by Ruth Brown

The High Dive: Low Light

Bar Reviews
There are three magic words printed in all-caps on a sidewalk sign for The High Dive (1406 SE 12th Ave., 384-2285) that should, in time, make it a favorite neighborhood watering hole: CART FOOD WE   More
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 CASEY JARMAN


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