Photo of Namu courtesy Parker Knight via Flickr; photo of Aybla courtesy Bill J. via Foursquare
While no fewer than three Portland cart pods — SE's Cartopia and Good Food Here, plus downtown's SW 6th and Columbia block — have announced plans to close, one new pod is welcoming cart refugees. Tidbit Food Farm and Garden, which will debut later this summer at SE Division and 28th Place, will feature carts clustered around a hybrid beer garden and nursery space, the latter by NE Alberta's plant shop and nursery Thicket.
And unsurprisingly, many of Tidbit's carts are moving in from elsewhere: Good Food Here's Scout Beer Garden will provide the beer, while its current neighbors Brazilian House, Namu Korean & Hawaiian Barbecue, Sushi PDX, and Fishbox will also make the move to Division. Aybla Grill, E-San Thai, and Saffron Indian (all from the SW 6th pod) will also make Tidbit their new homes; a representative says that additional carts have been confirmed, while a couple slots for interested parties still remain. Tidbit plans a mid-August opening; more as it becomes available.
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