Portland Food Cart Stories: Behind the Scenes with the City's Culinary Entrepreneurs

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For a fresh take on a variety of cuisines, reservations won't be necessary. Just step up to a Portland food cart instead. Tour the city's finest carts with author Steven Shomler and meet the innovative and enterprising chefs serving masterpieces from mobile kitchens. Chefs like Nick and Carina of Cheese Plate PDX, who served a reception for the Dalai Lama when he was in town. Or Sean and McKinze, who started the Georgian-inspired cart Kargi Gogo after living overseas in Georgia. Portland's food carts draw talent from across the country. Roy and Kimmy of Retrolicious left behind their own diner in Arizona to join the local scene. These food cart pioneers, and many others, are profiled in a mouthwatering look at a unique dining experience Portland has perfected.
ISBN: 9781626193734
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Oregon
Series: American Palate
Images: 86
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Steven Shomler is an unabashed food cart enthusiast. After being bowled over by his first food cart experience in 2010, Steven founded Portland Food Cart Adventures blog. Steven also organized the first ever Portland Summer Food Cart Festival in 2013, which featured sixteen food carts and drew 3, 200 people to Mt. Hood Community College. The second annual festival is slated for June of 2014.
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