Foodie Adventures

Beauty and the BBQ

Bark City BBQ 5235 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213 http://barkcitybbq.com Summer is starting to wind down now and Portland is counting down the days until the rain begins to fall again. So before it does we need to enjoy these sunny days to the fullest, and for foodie that means just two things. BBQ…

Studio One Revisit

Studio One Theaters 3945 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202 http://studioonetheaters.com We here at Sibling Grubbery love the movies. Sitting down with a big bucket of popcorn, eating overpriced candy and zoning out for a few hours to enjoy fantastical stories on the big screen. It is a beautiful thing. That is why we have…

Ohnigiri Oh My Goodness!

https://www.ohnigiripdx.com/ Ohnigiri This weekend in downtown Portland we were ecstatic to find that one of our local favorite spots Tokyo Sando decided to host a specialty Pop Up. So for one morning only their cart was transformed into Oh!nigiri! A Japanese rice ball vendor who normally sets up shop at the Beaverton Farmers Market. Unfortunately…

Burger Week 2021!!!!

It’s that time of year again. That time where waistlines are in danger and tastebuds start to quiver in anticipation…. It’s Portland Burger Week!!!!!! Sponsored by New Seasons Marketplace, this wonderful time of year has dozens of local restaurants participating in a battle royal of who can do the best burger. All for the low…

Torta Time Touchdown!

Güero 200 NE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97232 http://guerotortas.com This weekend we were enjoying the sun shining down over 28th street. These few blocks on in North East Portland with their vibrant colors and friendly neighborhood vibes, boasts a lively restaurant scene that managed not only to survive but in fact thrive in this past…

Let the Good Times TokyRoll

Tokyroll Sushi and Poké 301 NE 192nd Ave #208, Camas, WA 98607 http://tokyroll.com What could be better on a warm summer afternoon than a cool, crispy Poké bowl. With Fresh veggies, sliced fish and served with sushi rice. So when we heard that a new Poké and Sushi Restaurant was opening up in Vancouver this…

Soaring High at Dos Alas

Dos Alas Latín Kitchen and Tequila Bar 777 Waterfront Way Suite 201, Vancouver, WA 98660 http://dosalasrestaurants.com This week we had the pleasure of dining at one of the newer additions to the Vancouver Waterfront, Dos Alas Latin Kitchen where the owner of local restaurant Jorges Tequila Factory and its sister sites has decided to branch…

Pine State Strikes Again

Pine State Biscuits 2204 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211 http://pinestatebiscuits.com It’s been a minute since our last post. With the recent heat wave it’s been hard to enjoy outdoor patio eating and food carts as much as we like. Still that wasn’t gonna stop us for long so this week we decided to revisit…

Rolling up to Moore Alley

Moore Food & Co. 3576 SE Division St Site B, Portland, OR 97202 This scorcher of a week in Portland we decided to try and find some of the food carts with a shady location. Literally we needed the shade or we would melt. So when we heard about a secreted alley way with rumors…

Sou’s Seafood Specialty

Sou’s 3612 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97266 This last weekend we decided to hit up Core PDX for their grand opening of their food pod. It was a fun event with dragon dances, music and a very festive vibe. The only hard part about this fun event was the choices. Which food cart should…

Kizuki Ramen Roundup

Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya 827 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204 http://kizuki.com Tucked away and nestled in a busy Portland street it is easy enough to walk by this spot without realizing there was anything at all here. Let alone this beautiful and well crafted food hall. With high ceiling accented by large wooden beams,…

Domo Arigato Mr Robo Taco

Robo Taco 607 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214 http://robotacopdx.com Happy Cinco de Mayo people! Well…. that was yesterday sure but after a night of Margaritas and fun, tacos make for a fine hangover cure! And with that in mind we went to a new favorite of ours. A hole in the wall in all…

Portland Pizza Week 2021 Five Ninja Countdown!

https://everout.com/portland/articles/the-portland-mercurys-pizza-week-2021-guide-all-the-slices/c3503/?mc_cid=fe8287f140&mc_eid=7c13c8ae25 Portland Pizza Week is one of the tastiest traditions in the City. Presented and advertised by The Portland Mercury this event was always a favorite here in the foodie community and we were a bit depressed when last year’s event was cancelled along with so many others due to Covid in 2020. Still it…

Bit House – Big Collective!

Bit House Collective 727 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214 http://bithousesaloon.com In this new pandemic world thing are getting better. Vaccines are rolling out, long closed restaurant and shops are reopening, and the foodie world is starting to innovate again. Things are turning around in all the best ways. No better example of this can…

Mediterranean Flatbread Feast

Nicholas Restaurant Lebanese and Mediterranean Cuisine 1109 SE Madison St, Portland, OR 97214 http://nicholasrestaurant.com This last year had been hard on the restaurant industry. With many of our favorite spot temporarily having to stop service or worse yet close their doors for good. It was a grim time for foodies in Portland. So that’s why…

Fun times in Fred’s Kitchen

Kuya Fred’s Cuisine 3905 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97266 http://kuyafredcuisine.com Today we were in the mood for something outdoors. With the Oregon weather finally noticing the calendar and realizing it is in fact springtime, the sun has come out in force. So we naturally felt it was not only a good idea but rather…

Mead Hall Mealtime

Wyrd Leather and Mead http://wyrdleatherandmead.com 4515 SE 41st Ave, Portland, OR 97202 Some days the modern world is just too hard to deal with. Some days with stress of work, technology, phone calls and being a grownup. It’s all too much. So…… let’s be Vikings instead! Wyrd leather and mead is a gathering place of…

Sky High Stacked Smash Burgers

Hit the Spot! 4835 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213 http://hitthespot.net This week for our foodie adventure we wanted to try something that our inner child would have wanted. Something silly. Something fun. So for this week we decided to try Hit the Spot! This burger grilling food cart located right off of sandy near…

Cracking open the Pizza Vault

Vault 31 bar 316 SE 123rd Ave D4, Vancouver, WA 98683 http://vault31bar.com Well it’s finally happening. The Portland Vancouver area has finally seen a drop of Covid cases significant enough to allow people to go out and dine in again. This is very good news for many businesses struggling to make it through this quarantine…

French Feast in the Frost

La Provence 17719 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98683 http://provencepdx.com As we all know the Portland Vancouver area is still stuck in the weird limbo that is the states role out plan for dine in. so for us foodies hoping for a tasty something to dine on we are having to eat outdoors without…

Korean Krispy Comfort Food

Bonchan 12000 SE 82nd Ave Unit H127, Happy Valley, OR 97086 http://bonchon.com This last week while out exploring for something different, we decided to go on a little shopping spree. Hitting up the Clackamas Town Center shopping mall to see how places like this have managed to survive 2020. We were nicely surprised to see…

Portland Mercado Revisit

Tierra Del Sol 7238 SE Foster Rd #1, Portland, OR 97206 http://tierradelsolpdx.com Hello there 2021. After all the madness of 2020 we are all looking forward to new year and a fresh start. What better way to celebrate that than with a revisit of the first spot we ever had opportunity to review here at…

Mexicali Mule

Underbar 1701 1/2 Broadway St, Vancouver, WA 98663 underbar.pub Our drunken space adventurer has slipped into a bit of a time stream issues and ended up back in an old fashioned speakeasy. Still it could be worse because in this literally underground bar in Vancouver he has found plush leather furniture, fine service and specialty…

Ramen Savory Soup Time

19215 SE 34th St #100, Camas, WA 98607 fujiyaramencamaswa.com Ramen. We all know and love it, but we have grown up from our broke student days when all we could afford was the cheap 35 cent cup noodle (we even buy the fancy 2 dollar ones now). More importantly though ramen shops have become increasingly…

Cuban Paradise at Pambiche

Pambiche 2811 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232 pambiche.com The smoke has cleared and the skies are blue again, well sort of. It’s the PNW so grey and cloudy. Still finally we can leave our homes again and venture out on foodie adventures. So what better way to do this than to hit up some…

Phenomenal Pho House

316 SE 123rd Ave Unit A3, Vancouver, WA 98683 Now we all have our favorite neighborhood Pho spot. The place we swing by when we want some fresh and tasty soup made with more meats than we actually thought existed. Here at Pho House is no exception with big bowls of meaty goodness and noodles…

Locked and Loaded for Chicken and Guns.

1207 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214 chickenandguns.com Chicken. A wonderful bird. People since the dawn of animal husbandry have found countless ways to prepare this fowl friend of ours. Batter, fried, boiled, skewered, bbq’d and so on. Chicken is not just a part of most any culture but it’s ingrained in our soul. So…

Kimba Cocktail – The Smokin’ Oak

The Smokin’ Oak Barbeque Restaurant, Bar 501 Columbia St, Vancouver, WA 98660 thesmokinoakpit.com For this week’s outing, our resident intoxicant Astronaut is trying some cocktails offered by the good people at The Smokin’ Oak in downtown Vancouver. What really caught his attention was the Kimba Cocktail This delightful drink served in a chilled glass is…

Slow Fox Chili Cookout!

Slow Fox Chili Parlor 108 E 7th St suite b, Vancouver, WA 98660 slowfoxchili.com Well here we are in the height of summer with a heatwave hitting us. Giving us sunny July days of about 90-100 degrees. So what Dow that put us in the mood for. Piping hot chili, so in the spirit of…

Drunken Astronaut Watermelon Margarita

Little Conejo 114 W 6th St, Vancouver, WA 98660 littleconejo.com This sunny afternoon your favorite drunken space explorer if landing down for some Fresh and Fruity goodness with the Little Conejo Watermelon Margarita This drink looks simple enough at first glance but is truly made with passion for good tastes. Made with actual fresh watermelon…

Champ Pizza Chowdown

1900 NE 162nd Ave suite D113, Vancouver, WA 98684 champpizza.com With the world still not quite back to normal. WIth Portland and Vancouver having gone through Quarantines, Stay at Home orders, and the struggle to get into a phase where it is completely safe to go out to eat like we did in the before…

Sweet Stop – Japanese Shaved Ice

H Mart 3301 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214 hmartus.com With all the summer heat we have been dealing with in the PNW we here at Sibling Grubbery needed a bit of a cool down, and nothing quite says a refreshing summer snacks quite like Shaved Ice. Now we are not talking Snow Cones here….

Drunken Astronaut Mexitini!

Bartini 2108 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97210 bartinipdx.com Our Drunken Astronaut if at it again and has met his chef buddy for happy hour on the strange planet that is portland lounge Bartini The Mexitini This fusion Margarita and Martini is delightfully fruity with a strong punch to folllow up. Begining sweet at the…

Kenji’s Ramen Soup Snacktime

204 SE Park Plaza Dr Suite 103, Vancouver, WA 98684 https://kenjisramen.com Now Portland is well known for having a variety of different shops and restaurants offering food from all over the world, in fact name a food and portland is sure to have it. Including of course the Japanese powerhouse soup of the world RAMEN!…

Cubano Pork Paradise

Havana Station 722 SE 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97214 havanastation.com Now food halls have been trying to get hold in Portland in recent years. With food pods and truck spots being paved away and sold off to make room for more apartments and future hotels (we are looking at you downtown by the target!) It…

Dinner and a Movie

Studio One Theater 3945 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202 studioonetheaters.com With Portland still not quite reopened businesses have had some trouble starting up again and Theaters in general are not going to releasing new films for a while. But thankfully the owners at Studio One have decided that if they cannot reopen as a…

End Credits Cocktail

Studio One The End Credits Cocktail was a lively surprise at this high end theater restaurant. Made with Mescal, iced coffee, cocoa liquor and chocolate bitters. Finished with some cream and nutmeg. This was small but invigorating drink. Starting with the top hit of chocolate flavor and easing into the swift tang of mescal. Ending…

Mardi Gras Munchies

Screen Door 2337 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214 screendoorrestaurant.com With Lent coming on with Ash Wednesday and fasting and no meats on Fridays, well we here at Sibling Grubbery and ready to indulge a little less these next several weeks. That being said. It also means that Fat Tuesday has come and let us…

Dumpling Week! Melty Mozzarella Madness!!!

24th & Meatballs 2329 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232 pdxtastiestmeatballs.com Here at Sibling Grubbery we are well into Portland Dumpling Week and have been having a fantastic time of it. So when we heard that our favorite hole in the wall Meatball spot was getting in on the dumpling fun we made it a…

Dumpling Week! Ramen Shop Bites!

AFURI ramen + dumpling, 50 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97204 afuriramen.com Now for our second stop on dumpling week we decided to try something a bit more traditional from our Japanese friends at Afuri Ramen + Dumpling. Now this is Afuri’s second location after the success of their larger Japanese restaurant in southeast Portland….

Dumpling Week! Mexican Masa Munchies!

Uno Mas Taquiza, 1914 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209 unomastaquiza.com Dumpling week has come to Portland again so we all know what that means. For the next seven days we will have restaurants all over Portland competing to see who can make the most delicious dumpling dishes,and better yet they will be all under…


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