And now, a look inside the upcoming N. Williams spot Las Primas, a venture by Peruvian-raised chef Catalina Acuña. The concept — Peruvian street food like sandwiches, salads, and snacks (like fried yuquitas, roasted chicken wings with ají de mesa, and daily empanada specials) — is coupled with a colorful, casual 2,000-square-foot room featuring foosball tables and bottle-cap and candy-wrapper-adorned communal tables to up the room's energy. The order-at-the-counter sandwich menu — guests can watch their picks being made in the open kitchen — features options like butifarra (pork with crema de ají), pan-roasted tilapia, and stir-fried beef, served on Fleur De Lis Bakery bread.
Keep an eye out on the N. Williams and NE Shaver corner: Las Primas is aiming for an opening "sometime between Christmas and New Year's."
· Las Primas [Official site]
· All Previous Las Primas Coverage [Eater PDX]