Portland Mercado

There’s a whole lot going on at the Portland Mercado—a rainbow-colored building filled with Latin-owned businesses and food carts—and it’s a great place to shop or grab a quick bite with the kids. Kick off with the pambazo ($5) at Los Alambres. The soft disk of bread is dipped in mild guajillo sauce, then toasted and filled with spicy chorizo and fried potatoes, with lots of crema, queso fresco, and shredded iceberg to cool things down. Also try their pillowy pork gorditas, at only $3 a pop. And it would be a grave mistake to miss the El Coyote burrito at Fernando’s Alegria (which is one egg away from being Part of a Complete Balanced Breakfast™). WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY

Portland Mercado

7238 SE Foster, Portland, Oregon 97206
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