Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including the relocation of vegetarian Indian food cart Roshambo and East Burnside's new The Tannery Bar.

By Allison Jones November 20, 2012


SE Lincoln: Another relocation to report from the shuttered D Street Noshery: Vegetarian Indian food cart Roshambo (owned by chef David McGough and yoga teacher Uma Diana Hulet) has a new home behind SE Lincoln's Yoga Union studio at SE 50th. Yogis (and the less flexible among us) can now fill up on gluten-free coconut dosas, housemade chai, and more after morning, afternoon, and evening classes (Tuesday through Sunday from 10 and to 9 pm). 2043 SE 50th Avenue

SE Water: Ramen hot spot Boke Bowl's weekly Korean fried chicken night Boke Bird has been rescheduled this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The event is typically held every Thursday night, but will take place this week on Wednesday, November 21st from 5 pm to 9:30 pm (more info available here). 1028 SE Water Ave


NE 28th: Chef Alyssa Gregg of Spints Alehouse will begin Sunday brunch service on Sunday, November 25th. Dishes are set to include sweet and savory options like bacon-wrapped sweet potato fries topped with walnut brown sugar, sausage Monte Cristos, French toast with fried sweetbreads, and six kinds of latkes. 401 Northeast 28th Ave

E Burnside: Chef Caleb McBee of the shuttered Skin & Bones Bistro has revamped the East Burnside space and menu with his new venture, The Tannery Bar, now open. The neighborhood bar features communal tables, bar seating in front of the open kitchen and windows, and "DJ Zone". The Tannery Bar will be open from 4 pm to 1 am Monday through Saturday, serving craft cocktails, beer, wine, and small plates (like Oregon anchovies with pickled shallot, yam and smokey blue cheese tarts, duck wings with cranberry gastrique, Monte Cristos, shepherds' pie, and more. 5425 E Burnside St

NE Fremont: Johanna Ware has debuted new winter hours at Smallwares (Lunch from Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm and dinner Monday through Sunday 5 pm to 10 pm) and Barwares (Monday through Sunday from 5 pm to 1 am). 4605 NE Fremont St


SW Washington: Clyde Common has debuted a weekly brunch service from 9 am to 3 pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, offering dishes like seared boudin blanc with quail eggs, biscuits and clam gravy with pork sausage, caramelized mushroom quiche with black trumpet mushrooms, chicken fried beef tongue with buttermilk hashbrowns, and beignets with buffalo mozzarella and huckleberry preserves. A solid list of brunch cocktails includes a classic Caesar with Clamato, vodka, Worcestershire, and celery salt, the Brandy Milk Punch with brandy, Jamaican rum, milk, vanilla, and nutmeg, and much more. 1014 Southwest Stark St.


NW 23rd: Eat PDX reports that the owners of downtown's food truck Eat This! will open the Huckleberry Pub on NW 23rd, taking over the just-shuttered NW Public House space. The Huckleberry Pub will feature "Northwest soul food" like "a riff on pork chops and applesauce that features pork tenderloin, brandied local apples, and peaches" as soon as February 2013. More information here2327 NW Kearney St. 


Hillsboro: The latest outpost of vegan fast food chain Veggie Grill opened on Monday, November at Tanasbourne Village in Hillsboro. Opening hours: Sunday through Thursday 11 am to 9 pm; Friday and Saturday 11 am to 10 pm. 2065 NW 185th Ave

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