The Nosh Pit is a testament to the drastic makeover that food carts in America are experiencing at the moment.
The streets of Portland, Oregon, are almost literally paved with vendors of every stripe; Los Angeles is home to a mythic Korean taco truck; even Kansas City chimes in, with artisanal Sno-cones on wheels.
The food cart phenomenon is catching on quicker than organic kombucha at an iPad convention. Yeah. Getting food from a cart is not a new premise. However, in recent years these culinary troubadours have really, um, kicked it up a notch.
Portland's mobile food pods came long before any food truck in L.A. aside from the various taco trucks parked across the L.A. basin and the Valley.
If food cart chefs are Portland’s new rock stars, then Abbott is Keith Richards. His rise is the stuff of local legend:
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