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New kids in town? Not exactly. Marcus Glaze and Aaron DeRosso are Oregonians, but it’s only been in the last year that their music is really getting traction. Time to get an earful of the music and how it all … Continue Reading

Holiday Ale Fest Logo and blog header

You’ve gotta love a beer festival who’s participants give their special holiday brews names like, Santa’s Pie Hole (Coin Toss), Snowball Headed for Hell (54° 40’), Inebriated Phrunken Elf (Awesome Ales), Weapons of Mass … Continue Reading

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There’s an urban legend about deep dish pizza which the residents of Chicagoland seem unable to refute. A legend so pervasive that when presented with the evidence of their misbelief, those who have accepted the legend as fact simply refuse … Continue Reading

The Village Patisserie Logo

Village Patisserie got its start during a music concert at the Avalon in Boston, MA. It was while attending that concert Tanya met Michael. Unknown to either of them at the time, a cross-country road trip would be the catalyst … Continue Reading

Straits Kitchen Logo Graphic

It’s not often that a food cart in Portland can say that no other food cart has the same cuisine. In fact, with the number of operating food carts in PDX, it would seem impossible. The cultures represented among the … Continue Reading

City Slickers name imposed over a city skyline

One of the great advantages of Portland’s food carts is the opportunity to enjoy the regional cuisines from many different cultures across the globe. As those cultures have emigrated to the U.S., they’ve influenced the regional cuisines of this country. … Continue Reading

Cackalack's Hot Chicken Shack Logo

Typically when one of Portland’s food carts closes shop, that’s it for that culinary concept. The particular cuisine served by a cart will no longer be available when that cart closes. Except in the rare instance when the victuals served … Continue Reading

Devin's Dive Logo

So what do two natives of Brooklyn, New York, one of whom is a chef trained in vegan cooking, who are looking for a change of scenery and lifestyle, and want to open a food cart do to realize their … Continue Reading

Portland has at least two things going for it. A whole lotta love for Bonnie Raitt and a whole lotta exceptional Portland musicians who love Bonnie Raitt.  That equals a fantastic night of music. Get your preview here.

 

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Pepe Caliente logo graphic

There is a distinctive breed of food cart in Portland. Those carts who do not set up shop in a pod but choose to be mobile. They travel tirelessly across the city taking their culinary wares to multiple locations and … Continue Reading

With influences running the gamut from Ella Fitzgerald and Charlie Parker, to Sara Bareilles and Jamie Cullum, Marti’s new EP View From Here takes her into a fresh direction. Though she has a deep love for jazz, this new project … Continue Reading

The Vegan Beer and Food Festival Logo

The Vegan Beer and Food Festival is coming to Portland. Wait… a vegan beer and food festival that was not in Portland? Too true. The VB&FF got its start six years ago in a large city in the southern section … Continue Reading

The Kargi GoGo logo

No, Kargi Gogo is not a phrase that describes fast driving or a toddlers way of asking for a ride in the car. Nor is it the name of a New York disco from the seventies. Kargi Gogo is a … Continue Reading

The MF Tasty food cart who's home is the Beech Pod at NE Beech and Mississippi.

For Eric and Nicole Gitenstein it was an epiphany they had while walking through downtown Portland. They realized they could save money by living in Portland rather than making the frequent flights to and from Phoenix, Arizona to snowboard on … Continue Reading

Polli Tico Logo

Dedication to one’s craft is a key ingredient for those who are providing food through their food cart. With competition from many other food carts in PDX, excellence in craft is a main requirement for long-term survival. At Polli TicoContinue Reading

The ASH Wood Fired logo as seen on the side of the food cart

When was the last time you heard of someone making pizza dough from the yeast found on local grapes? Never you say? Well, now you have. And not just any pizza dough, but San Francisco-style sourdough pizza dough. That’s exactly Continue Reading

Happy Valley Station Logo on a grunge background

Ever dreamed of opening your own food cart? Did the costs of equipping a cart seem a bit daunting? Well, here’s your chance to walk away with your own food cart, free and clear. No strings attached. Happy Valley StationContinue Reading

The NAOBF logo.

Seeing as how beer is made from natural ingredients, you’d think that it would logically follow that beer is organic. In Europe that’s just how it’s done. In fact, the Europeans make organic beer as a matter of course. But … Continue Reading

Portland Soup Company Logo

True longevity is one of the hallmarks of an outstanding food cart. To be serving for more than six years, much less in the same location, is something akin to not only building, but also flying a full-size replica of … Continue Reading

There’s new music coming from our elegant folk singer/songwriter. Tyler says he is moving into a modern direction in his sound. And you can download it for free until August 10th. 

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