Quimby’s: Generic Slab

Bar Reviews
Walk the blocks around the new Quimby’s at 19th (1502 NW 19th Ave., 222-3416; quimbysat19th.com) and you’ll see signs this geographically desirable but obstinately industrial Northwest ’hood i   More
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 MARTIN CIZMAR

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

Scoop: New Bars, New Carts and a Gotta-Have App

Gossip That Draws Faces In Latte Foam.

FUTURE DRINKING: Prost! owner Dan Hart is teaming up with Tasty n Sons and Toro Bravo chef John Gorham and prolific restaurant investment firm Chefstable (whose portfolio includes Ping, St. Jack, Gr   More
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 WW Culture Staff

No Pita’s Like Your Pita.

SO LONG AND THANKS FOR THE PITAS: Portland is set to lose one of its most beloved food carts: Ziba’s Pitas is up for sale on Craigslist. “After 5 years of serving Portland I have decided to retir   More
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 WW Culture Staff

After Two Years, Picnic Finally Opens

This food cart's no flash in the pan.

picnic food cart

Food & Drink
Yeah, I know, we're a little bit food cart-ed out, too, but I couldn't let this one pass without comment because I have been waiting and watching so long: For the past 2 1/2 years, John Dovydenas has been planning to open a food cart. For all those (including us) who criticize the flash-in-the-pan, bandwagon-jumping wannabe chefs selling junk out the back of a camper van, Dovydenas should serve as ...   More
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 RUTH BROWN

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

And the Carty Award Goes To...

Winners From the 4th Annual Eat Mobile Festival


Food & Drink
Willamette Week held its annual Eat Mobile food cart festival 0n Sunday, April 24. Gorgeous sunny skies greeted nearly 3,000 eaters, who gathered under the Morrison Bridge to sample everything from cheeseburger dumplings to maple bacon ice cream at 39 different carts hailing from all over the city. The line at opening stretched eight blocks. By our count, attendees consumed some seven tons of food ...   More
Monday, April 25, 2011 by Ruth Brown

Eat Mobile: Meet the Judges


Food & Drink
There's more to Eat Mobile than eating samples from 40 Portland food carts. The gathering of mobile kitchens is also the occasion for the sort-of-prestigious Carty Awards. While the first two Carty Awards came with awesome trophies, they have, until now, been of purely intangible value. No longer: This year's winner will take home a seven-piece knife set from Shun Knives. And who decides which cart ...   More
Friday, April 8, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Commence Drooling: WW's Eat Mobile Food Cart Fest Lineup Announced


Food & Drink
Prepare yourself for greasy, spicy, fried and wood-fired glory. WW's fourth annual Eat Mobile food cart festival is happening Saturday, April 23, underneath the east end of the Morrison Bridge, and we're announcing the full lineup of participating food carts and trucks right now. Take a deep breath. Are you ready?OK. This year, you'll be able to sample the wares of 808 Grinds, Artigiano, Aybla Grill, ...   More
Monday, March 21, 2011 by Kelly Clarke


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