In 2006, (then) local high school student Alicia Cruz and her family launched Taqueria Los Gorditos, one of the city’s first food carts and one of its first vegan-friendly eateries. Stop by the original cart on Southeast 50th and Powell or one of its three brick-and-mortar locations across Portland for soyrizo-stuffed burritos and cabeza chimichangas.
Did you know that many of Portland’s most famous food carts also have brick-and-mortar restaurants — and vice versa? Read on to discover the stories behind the city’s most celebrated cart-café chains. KOI FUSION When native Portlander Bo Kwon began selling bulgogi beef tacos out of a truck back in 2009, he had no idea …Read More »