Category archives for: Portland

Portland, OR: Food Trucks Bring Jobs, Flavors & A Friendly Urban Vibe

In Paris in 2012 people line up to have a lunch inside a 'Restaumobile' restaurant truck, where top French chefs serve meals to promote French food. Portland, Ore., encourages outdoor food carts or trucks, with about 440 set up around the city serving a wide selection of cuisines.

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In Portland, Ore., immigrants and other restaurant workers open food trucks to build businesses. And residents get the best fast food they’ve ever had.

Portland, OR: Dalo’s Kitchen Food Truck

Lots of food for $5. We split this, and it was enough to fill two of us.

They make the injera, and it’s the softest, fluffiest, gluten-free stuff I have ever seen. I have no idea what sort of grain these are made from, but I’m not even sure they have teff in them at all.

Portland, OR: Four-Star Food ‘Truck’ Headed to Portland

Robyn Mackenzie
A gourmet grilled cheese food truck from James Beard Award-winning chef Danielle Custer is coming to Portland.

A popular Seattle food “truck” is hitting the road. The Monte Cristo is moving to Portland to serve employees of an unnamed Portland tech company

Portland, OR: A Seattle Food Truck Heads to Portland

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The Monte Cristo food truck moves from Seattle to Portland.

The Seattle Times reports that the gourmet grilled cheese truck will be going private. There is no word yet on which company they will be serving, but it will be one of Portland’s technology companies.

Portland, OR: Guy Fieri to Showcase Chamorro Food Truck

Dive: Guy Fieri, center, stands with Marie Sablan and Edward Calvo Sablan, former Guam residents and owners of food truck PDX671 in Oregon. Their Chamorro cuisine will be featured on Food Network. Courtesy of PDX671

The tiny food cart PDX671 shares Chamorro comfort food with its Portland, Ore., community and last week, it got a visit from the Food Network’s Guy Fieri.

Portland, OR: Food Cart Owner Nong Balances Life, Work and Play

Food cart owner Nong is expanding her business downtown and in Southeast Portland.

// Photo by Adam Wickham

Nong moved to Portland from Bangkok in 2003, working at Thai restaurants around town before deciding to start her own business. She opened her first cart downtown in 2009; three years later, she opened a second center-city location, plus a takeout kitchen in Southeast Portland.

Portland, OR: The Italian Market brings South Philly Street Food to Portland

The Italian Market

cheesesteaks are for tourists! Those are the first words I remember hearing from the owners of The Italian Market almost a year ago

Portland, OR: Cambodian Cart Sok Sab Bai Debuts Brick-and-Mortar


It’s official: Cambodian street food spot Sok Sab Bai is off the street, having settled into the SE 21st brick-and-mortar digs that most recently housed Bara Sushi.

Portland, OR: Donations Exceed Amount Stolen from a Portland Food Truck

Mary Sheridan lost $1,800 to a thief over Thanksgiving and customers donated over $3,200 back.
Credits:   Mary Sheridan

hen customers saw her letter, donations began flooding in through extra large tips, donations to her website and even more traffic to her N.E. Portland food cart that is usual for a non-holiday.

Portland, OR: Oregon Community Serves Up Generosity to Robbed Food-Truck Owner

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