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Tasty Tuesday, Oct 14, kim Jong Grillin’

The phoenix of Portland food carts? Ask Han, of kim Jong Grillin’ (yes, with a lower-case “k.”) His food cart destroyed by fire, Han Ly Hwang and kim Jong Grillin’ rose from the ashes to once again produce their legendary, … Continue Reading

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Tasty Tuesday, Oct 7, NW Ciderfest

Smashed apples make an intoxicating elixir. Ciders are fast becoming one of the preferred beverages of the discriminating fruit-based drink aficionado.

The NW Ciderfest will celebrate cider, and those who create cider, at a family-friendly event on October 11, 2014.… Continue Reading

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Tasty Tuesday, Sep 30, Caspian Kabob

It is the journey and not the destination that does the most to define us. Iran to New York to the Rose City is the journey that Victor Darchini took while following the love of his life.

In 2013 Victor … Continue Reading

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Tasty Tuesday Podcast: Angry Unicorn

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It’s nearly impossible not to notice the shade of green paint covering the Angry Unicorn food cart. The color is distinct, and so is the food: not your usual burgers and sides.

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Angry Unicorn proprietor John Kiphart brings us The … Continue Reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Karel Vitek of Tabor

“I did not want to be buried, and I smelled opportunity,” said Karel Vitek, owner of the food cart “Tabor,” when asked why he left what was then Czechoslovakia to emigrate to the United States. After time in New York … Continue Reading

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Tasty Tuesday Podcast, September 9, 2014, Liz Crain, “Food Lover’s Guide To Portland”

Portland, OR, is one of the premiere cities for those who are known as “foodies.” A culinary mecca, if you will. The diverse culinary culture of Portland has brought about an equally diverse sub-culture of food writers. Authors and bloggers … Continue Reading

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Tasty Tuesday Podcasts: August-Sept., 2014

The month of August 2014 was a very busy one for Tasty Tuesday. Rebecca Webb was happily occupied with her daughter’s wedding while Steven Shomler and Ken Wilson covered the on-air duties of the show. Consequently we’ve developed a back-log … Continue Reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Mahalo 808 Grinds!

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Mahalo to Jensen Yip and Kevin Scolfield  of 808 Grinds food cart, who paid a visit to the PRP.FM studio for Tasty Tuesday!

Sharing recipes they inherited from their grandmothers on Maui, the owners of 808 Grinds brought Kahlua Crunchie … Continue Reading

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Will You Bite?

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Time to clear your palate for the largest food event in Oregon, The Bite of Oregon, at Portland’s Waterfront Park August 8-10.

A benefit for Special Olympics Oregon, The Bite is celebrating 31 years of bringing together Oregon’s top chefs, … Continue Reading

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Tasty Thursday: Food Cart Life

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Time for Tasty Thursday, July 17. And, this week, one of our favorite food carts dreams of going to brick and mortar.

After only two days, Love Belizean‘s Kickstarter campaign has about 40 backers, and is nearly one-third of … Continue Reading

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Tasty Thursday: Pucker and Tip

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Pucker Up and Then Tip Your Hat to Uncle Mike!

PRP.FM Food Cart Correspondent Steven Shomler stopped by the studio this morning with this week’s food highlights:

Puckerfest 8:  July 11– 17th at Belmont Station

The 8th annual … Continue Reading

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Tasty Thursday – New, Old, and Retrolicious!

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Retrolicious, one of Portland’s most colorful food carts (replete with pink flamingos), will offer snacks this evening, as two Portland authors read  from their new books tonight at Powell’s on Burnside. They are:

Steven Shomler, “Portland Food Cart Continue Reading

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Tasty Thursday: Beerlandia!

Beer Week starts in Portland today — bringing beer brewers, beer drinkers and beer aficionados from far and wide.

For starters, Beer Week kicks off with a music event: live music by your favorite brewers on Ecliptic’s new patio.

Among … Continue Reading

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Tasty Thursday: Salt and Straw Listener Reviews!

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This just in! PRP is critically examining the latest ice cream innovation, in this case a new cocktail-inspired line up of treats from Salt and Straw. We consider it our Tasty Thursday duty.

Wanted: Ice Cream Taste Testers

Can … Continue Reading

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Tasty Thursdays: New Bacon Food Cart!

PRP.FM now has an official food cart correspondent: author Steven Shomler, who recently published his first book, “Portland Food Cart Stories.”

Now, on Tasty Thursdays, Steven will pop into the PRP.FM  studio with the latest food cart news … Continue Reading