You’ve read about them in magazines and seen them on TV shows like "The Great Food Truck Race," “Man vs. Food,” and Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" - and you’ve seen them on the streets. We’ll show you the best - not just the best-known. Join all of Portland’s foodies on this two-hour trek of tempting tastes, from the Mayor of Portlandia to the Timbers Army. You’ll laugh all through lunch!
Visit several locally run food carts, relax on warm Portland patios, and eat a huge selection of diverse foods! Get up close and personal with food cart owners while eating their dishes, drinking tasty beverages, and exploring Portland’s up-and-coming East-side.Discover Portland’s historic, off-the-beaten-path Central Eastside neighborhood with your local guide and chat with food cart owners that you visit along the way. Visit one of Portland’s first food cart pods for fresh-cut fries with cheese and gravy, a Canadian staple. Get your health on with fried cauliflower and fresh slaw from a Lebanese owned food cart. Devour made-from-scratch Belgian waffles topped with local ingredients and served warm at one of the city’s most popular dessert carts. Tour finishes with some local craft beer on one of Portland’s largest patios.Plus a lot more surprises!
We will get to indulge in some of Portland's most popular restaurants. Nostrana and Kachka are nationally recognized and their chefs are James Beard nominated. And you get to avoid the lines!Lots of Portland and neighborhood historical details are interwoven into our tour.
Portland’s famous food carts are scattered all over the city's five (now six) quadrants, over 600 in total, in over 60 pods — collections of food carts! Let us put you on one of our lightweight, beautiful bicycles and guide you on a 8-12 mile (11-17 km) culinary experience through some of our best-loved chefs and makers, sampling everything from Oregon farm-to-table delights to snacks appropriate to late-night cravings.Our focus is on locally-owned businesses with a great story; we’ll take you to our favorites, many of which were important in creating the food cart scene as it exists today. Without these unique and passionate people, we may not have even half of what Portland offers to residents and guests alike. Expect flavors and fusions that tell not only a culinary, but also a cultural, tale. Bikes, helmets and plentiful food samples provided. We keep groups very small, so you'll have an intimate experience with your passionate guides!
Indulge in the diverse flavors of Mississippi Avenue on a tasting extravaganza. This afternoon food tour takes your small-group to Mississippi’s many trendy eateries, brewpubs and boutique cocktail joints. Enjoy the hip local scene while nibbling on noodle curries, pork tacos, and ice cream sandwiches, complemented by local beer and wine or a creative cocktail.
Eat your way through Portland's best food carts on this guided van tour. See some of the city's favorite food cart "pods," and pass through many of Portland's coolest neighborhoods on the way. Stops include the Alberta Arts District, North Mississippi Avenue, and the hippie-meets-hipster neighborhood of Hawthorne.
Enjoy a savory spin through two Portland neighborhoods on this small-group walking tour through downtown Portland. Sample a wide variety of culinary delights, from both restaurants and the city's ubiquitous food carts alike. The menu may include bahn mi sandwiches, freshly made pasta ragu, and single-origin chocolates, all washed down with a local craft beer or wine. Learn about Portland's culinary history and culture from your expert guide. Group size is limited to 12 people.
Immerse yourself in the scenery and story of Portland on this small-group sightseeing tour. With your naturalist guide, visit verdant urban parks, eclectic neighborhoods and some of the city’s most treasured landmarks including the famous Powell’s Books. Enjoy a breakfast of tea and pastries as you traverse the city in style.