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Prasad Open in Pearl, Potato Champion + Whiffies = Shhh

PEARL -- What feels like two seconds after Blossoming Lotus closed up shop on their Yoga Pearl location (word is things were less-than-serene between the two business that share that 9th and Davis storefront), Karen Pride, right, turned her Alberta cart, Prasad, into Prasad Cuisine, which is similar to what Lotus was in that it offers organic vegan sustainable kale-y jazz, but different in that the space has been totally redesigned to be much more open and sleek and a lot less just-came-out-of-the-compost-garden. Tomorrow marks their two-week-iversary of being open and business, Pride says, "is great."

SECRET -- Whiffies Pies and Potato Champion, neighbors at the 12th and Hawthorne late-night cart scene, have been tweeting about their secret underground compound lair. Tweeted requests for comment to Whiffies' pic were met with a Twitted response: "That's our new off site kitchen/seven minutes in heaven closet/rec. center." Eater mathematicians have run the numbers and, yes, fried pies + French fries + poutine + secret = eight (minutes in heaven). Developing...

Whiffies Fried Pies

1200 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, OR 97214 503 946 6544 Visit Website

Potato Champion

1207 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, , OR 97214 Visit Website

925 NW Davis, Portland, OR 97209

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