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La Osita Food Cart

La Osita Food Cart

La Osita (The Bear) is the new kid on the block, though perhaps a lonely one as it’s the only food cart in the lot on Southeast 122nd at Plaza 122 (1427-1515 SE 122nd). Does it’s presence mean more food carts are coming to this […]

Taqueria Mi Mole Mexican Restaurant

Taqueria Mi Mole Mexican Restaurant

One of Rockwood’s best kept secrets is a GREAT Mexican restaurant on East Burnside and SE 185th Ave (location of former Uzbeki restaurant), just west of the Plaza Del Sol. Although open since last May, we are hoping to spread the word a bit more […]

Juba East African Restaurant

Juba East African Restaurant

A few months ago I noticed a new African restaurant within walking distance of my house around 122nd and Market (just south of Market on the east side of the road). Imagine my surprise and delight! After all, we dig African food and so I […]

Festival of Nations

Festival of Nations

On a very cold wet Sept 17, 2016, Division Midway Alliance gave Portlanders a show through music, dance and culinary delights. It is known as the Festival of Nations and was my family’s first chance to experience what I hear they put on each year […]