Portland Food Carts: Minizo Ramen

Right after chowing down at the food carts on SW 10th and SW Alder Street, Kelvin and I sped off immediately to Mississppi Marketplace, another food cart pod in Portland.  With barely any stomach space left, my only goal was to try the ramen cart– Minizo Ramen.

Ikenohana – Japanese food in an unfamiliar place

We went to Ikenohana for dinner after a long drive down to Oregon from Vancouver. In a state that is not as diversified as Vancouver or Seattle, we (or at least I was) were a little skeptical about the Japanese food here. Surprisingly, Ikenohana was very good and authentic. The Restaurant Ikenohana is a decent […]

Yah Yah Ya Ramen – Semi Customizable Ramen

A new Japanese-run ramen joint is in town and its name incurs laughter and confusion.  Yah-Yah-Ya Ramen serves noodles “Yokohama Style” and it already has a presence in Tokyo.  However, the neat part is that they emphasize the ability to customize parts of your ramen.  This isn’t anything shockingly new, but certainly adds to large variety […]

Cool Moon Ice Cream

As part of our series of Portland food binge, we had ice cream almost every night.  At first, Cool Moon made me think of Sailor Moon.  Little did I know, the ice cream here would more impressive than fighting evil by moonlight.  I saw the favorable 95% “like” status online and couldn’t resist.  The ice […]

Kazu – Authentic Japanese Food in the Hood

Kazu is a Japanese owned restaurant located in North Burnaby. The location use to be the home of Kokoro, but now it seems like they have moved on to make room for Kazu. The food at Kazu is fresh, service is friendly and the prices are very affordable. Don’t like farmed salmon? Kazu only uses […]

le Bistro Montage – Cajun food in Portland!

le Bistro Montage is a Cajun restaurant located in Portland, Oregon. le Bistro Montage serves some good ‘ol Southern meats such as frog legs, gator, and catfish. If you are looking for a unique dining experience, both food and non-food, le Bistro Montage is the place to go.

Portland Food Carts: SW 10th and SW Alder

Portland is a mega hotspot for food carts.  The food culture in this hip city is like no other in Canada.  If you’re a Canadian visiting Portland for tax free shopping, your trip is half-wasted without sampling the many microeateries.  The largest food cart pod in Portland is conveniently located near Pioneer Place, a popular shopping […]