Thursday, December 28, 2017

Mother Road Brewing Company

(Happy New Year to all! There will be no blog post on Monday, 1/1)

Mother Road Brewing is located on S Mikes Pike Street in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017


Muscadine is located at the corner of NE 14th and Prescott in Portland, Oregon. I had to try this place before it closes on December 31, 2017. I had planned no blog post until the 28th, but decided to post this one now due to Muscadine's impending closure.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company

(There will be no blog post on Christmas, 12/25. Happy Holidays to all!) 

Arizona Wilderness Brewing is located on N Arizona Avenue in Gilbert, Arizona.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Gila River Arena

Gila River Arena is located on W Maryland Avenue in Glendale, Arizona. It is home to the NHL's Arizona Coyotes and houses various other events.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Over Easy

Over Easy has six locations, five of them in Arizona and one in Bellingham, Washington. This blog post covers the spot on E Warner Road in Gilbert, Arizona.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Oda Ramen

Oda Ramen is located on N Mississippi Avenue in Portland, Oregon.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Pastrami Zombie

Pastrami Zombie is located at the Mississippi Marketplace food pod in Portland, Oregon.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket is a burger food cart located at the Cartopia food pod (SE 12th and Hawthorne) in Portland, Oregon.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Flor de Guelaguetza

Flor de Guelaguetza is located at Level Beer's parking lot, on NE 148th Avenue in Portland, Oregon.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Wahlburgers (Logan Airport)

Wahlburgers has a number of locations in 13 states and Canada. This blog post covers the spot at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Windsor Station

Windsor Station Restaurant and Barroom is located on Depot Avenue in Windsor, Vermont.

Monday, November 13, 2017

The Alchemist

The Alchemist's brewery and visitor's center is located on Cottage Club Road in Stowe, Vermont.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks

Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks is located on County Road in Montpelier, Vermont.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Chelsea Royal Diner

Chelsea Royal Diner is located on Marlboro Road is West Brattleboro, Vermont.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Grey Sail Brewing

Grey Sail Brewing is located on Canal Street in Westerly, Rhode Island. This blog post will also include Stone Face Ovens, a wood-fired pizza pop-up in the brewery's outside seating area.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Jigger's Diner

Jigger's Diner is located on Main Street in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Bear's Smokehouse BBQ (Hartford)

Bear's Smokehouse BBQ has three locations around Hartford, Connecticut, and Windsor, Connecticut. This blog post covers the spot on Front Street in Hartford.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Maple Valley Creamery

Maple Valley Creamery is an ice cream shop and ice cream truck located in Hadley, Massachusetts (near the University of Massachusetts-Amherst campus).

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Cask 'n Flagon

Cask 'n Flagon is located on Brookline Avenue near Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Trillium Brewing

Trillium Brewing has two locations in Massachusetts. This blog post covers the Canton location on Shawmut Road.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Dick's Kitchen (SE Belmont)

Dick's Kitchen has two locations in Portland. This blog post covers the spot on SE Belmont.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

The Open Window

The Open Window is located at the Tidbit pod (SE 28th and Division) in Portland, Oregon.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Cruz Room

Cruz Room is located on NE Alberta Street in Portland, Oregon.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Fritkot PDX

Fritkot PDX is located at the Tidbit pod (SE 28th and Division) in Portland, Oregon.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Tidbit Pod Closing; Other PDX Food Pod News

And, in more somber news for Portland food cart fans and cart owners, another pod is closing. This time, it's the Tidbit pod at SE 28th and Division, which has been around since 2014. Tidbit will shutter by October 8, 2017, according to reports.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Portland Burger Week 2017 (8/7 - 8/12)

Portland Burger Week 2017 was last month. While I wanted to get to several of those places for a tasty $5 burger, my schedule (and some bad timing) unfortunately only allowed me to try two burgers.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Zoiglhaus Brewing Company

Zoiglhaus Brewing Company is located on SE 92nd Avenue (near Foster) in Portland, Oregon.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Final Draft Taphouse

Final Draft Taphouse is located on SE Mill Plain Blvd (near Chkalov) in Vancouver, Washington.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Fernando's Alegria

Fernando's Alegria is located at the Portland Mercado pod (SE 72nd and Foster) in Portland, Oregon.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Proud Mary Coffee

Proud Mary Coffee is located on NE Alberta Street, just across from Salt & Straw and Bunk Sandwiches, in Portland, Oregon.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

The Bowl and Berry Clackamas Grand Opening (7/29/2017)

(Original Bethany Review -- February 2016)

On July 29, 2017, The Bowl & Berry opened its third location in Clackamas, at the Clackamas Promenade. Their other location is at Bridgeport Village in Tigard.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Great Notion Brewing (Part 2)

(Original Review -- March 2016)
(PDX Beer Week -- July 2016)

I had been back to Great Notion several times since the last write-up, but this time I also went back to get some food. Turns out they tightened up the menu from the last time I saw it, along with adding a couple new dishes.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Allan's Authentic Mexican Restaurant (Part 2)

(Original Review -- January 2013)
(Molly Schuyler meetup -- February 2014)

This summer, Allan's Authentic Mexican Restaurant has gotten some major press. At a date to be determined, the Travel Channel stopped by to film episodes of Man v. Food and Food Paradise. While I wasn't there for the MvF taping, I managed to stop by for the latter.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Carlito's Cocina

Carlito's Cocina is located at the Portland Mercado pod (SE 73rd and Foster) in Portland, Oregon.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

MF Tasty

MF Tasty is a Southwestern food cart located on N Williams Ave in Portland, Oregon.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Big Al's (Beaverton)

Big Al's has one location in four different states. This blog post just covers the spot in Beaverton, Oregon. The other locations are in Meridian, ID; Ontario, CA; and Vancouver, WA.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Hobo Co Pizza

Hobo Co. Pizza is a roaming pizza food truck based in Orange County, California.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Chez Dodo (Part 3)

(Original Review -- January 2014)
(Second Review -- February 2015)

Chez Dodo has been alive and well since 2013, even surviving the dreaded January 2017 snowpocalypse that proved to be a death knell for other businesses. Shyam landed a temporary spot at PDX airport this year, and upon returning from Vidcon, that was my very first stop for food back in the Pacific NW.

Chez Dodo at PDX Airport (2017)

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Bottle Logic Brewing

Bottle Logic Brewing is located on N Armando Street in Anaheim, California.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017