Popular downtown Portland food cart pod to move this summer

Back in 2019, the carts got booted from SW Alder to make way for a Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Finally, two years later, they plan to open a few blocks away in a park.

PORTLAND, Oregon — Remember the big food cart pod at Southwest 10th Avenue and Alder Street in downtown Portland?

Back in 2019, the carts got booted to make way for a Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

Finally, two years later, they’re set to open in a new home a few blocks away from their original spot. 

We can all agree that downtown needs life pumped back into it. The new Ankeny

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Perpetually Popular Fried Chicken Cart Jojo Is Opening a Restaurant

It feels as if the cacophonous buzz for Jojo, the Southeast Portland fried chicken cart, will never dissipate. Justin Hintze, a former real estate agent turned chef, started to draw attention to his cart back in 2019 — not even for the food necessarily, but for his absurdist captions (“Which is ur favorite photo. don’t vote in the comments just whisper it quietly to ur self!”). Soon, however, people started to notice the food, too: the cart’s smoked-then-fried chicken and hulking jojos with mashed-potato-fluffy interiors were enough to create exuberance for the cart, but Jojo’s gargantuan sandwiches became the real

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