Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including a fresh batch of grab-and-go retail goods at Abby's Table and the 8th anniversary of Apizza Scholls.

By Allison Jones January 23, 2013


SE Ankeny: Chef Abby Fammartino’s gluten-, soy-, and dairy-free supper club Abby's Table will debut a "Fresh n Go" retail shop on February 1st. The shop will offer lunch and dinners to go—in addition to Fammartino’s line of sweets and sauces—and will be open Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to 8 pm and Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm. 609 SE Ankeny St.

SE Division: Hosting game day this year? Double Dragon will be offering 15% off all banh mi catering orders on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3rd. They'll deliver any orders of 15 sandwiches or more—plus they'll be dishing up Duck Wings with tamarind, smoked chilis, and palm sugar gastrique for just $1 a piece. Place orders at least 24 hours in advance here1235 SE Division St.

SE Belmont: The team behind European street food-inspired cart Eurotrash is selling their Good Food Here-based cart to focus on service at their downtown location on SW Washington. More info available at the cart's Facebook pageSE 43rd & Belmont

SE Hawthorne: Emily Roskam and Milko Vigil Escalera, owners of Downtown food cart El Cubo de Cuba, will debut a brick-and-mortar location in the former Taco del Mar space on SE 31st and Hawthorne. No firm timeline for opening, but buildout should take a couple months, according to the cart's owners. 3106 SE Hawthorne

SE Hawthorne: Cult favorite pizza joint Apizza Scholls—known for long lines and the best pizza in town—will celebrate its 8th year with $3 pints of beer and $5 glasses of wine, through Thursday, January 24th. 4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd.


NE 28th: New Orleans-inspired eatery Tapalaya debuted lunch service this week, offering Po’Boys, pulled pork sandwiches, gumbo, mac & cheese, collard greens, grits, black eyed pea salad, and more from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm, seven days a week. 28 NE 28th Ave.


St Johns: Bar manager Chris Bollenbacher and chef Julie Waldman's cocktail bar Juniper & Rye has opened in the former Dad's Tavern space this week, serving classic cocktails alongside upscale bar snacks, salads, soups, and sandwiches from 11 am to 2 am daily. 8608 N Lombard St.


SW 9th: According to Eater PDX, Derek Coughlin's Brunch Box food cart (infamously home to burgers like the "Monstrosity," "Redonkadonk," and "YouCanHasCheeseburger") will open a brick and mortar in the former Rice Junkies space on SW 9th Avenue. Cart fans have no fear: Brunch Box's SW 5th location will remain open. 620 SW 9th Ave.

SW 3rd: Eater also has the scoop on Hatch, a new Southwest-inspired eatery from the owners of Killer Burger set to take over the former Morning Star Cafe space in March. Owners Mark McCrary, TJ Southard, and Robert Spencer will dish up breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a spotlight on Southwestern recipes like carnitas and chipotle-braised beef, a fresh salsa bar, and a full cocktail bar. 500 SW Third Ave.


NW Raleigh: Locally-owned New Seasons Market is coming to Slabtown. As a part of the upcoming Con-way site in Northwest Portland, the new market will transform a 28,000-square-foot former freight warehouse, and will be the first New Seasons market in Northwest Portland. A grand opening is planned for the spring of 2015. 2170 NW Raleigh St.


Milwaukie: Scott Lawrence's Breakside Brewery will debut a new 7000-square foot Milwaukie location (just behind Bob’s Red Mill) on Wednesday, January 30th. The new 30-barrel facility will allow Breakside's brewmaster Ben Edmunds to increase production, offer brewery tours, and install a packaging line by the end of 2014. The onsite brewpub will offer 24 taps Monday through Friday from 3 pm to 7 pm, and Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm. Breakside's original brewpub on NE Dekum will continue to serve as a community gathering spot and a laboratory for Breakside's creative beers. 5821 SE International Way, Milwaukie, Oregon. 


Good Food Awards: Portland once again had a strong showing at the annual San Francisco based celebration of artisan foods, bringing home seven awards. The local heroes? Hopworks Urban Brewery's HUB organic lager, CHOP Butchery's chicken liver bourbon mousse, Olympic Provisions' Lomo Di Parma, Heart Roasters and Portland Roasting coffees, Bees & Beans' mint bar, and Unbound Pickling's French Quarter Pickled Beans. Check out the full list of the 2013 winners here, including eight more winners from Oregon.

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