The Press Herald has published an article about Portland food carts,
While hot dogs are a food-cart staple, there are plenty of alternatives for anyone who’s looking for a quick and tasty lunch. Food carts in Portland offer everything from burgers and lobster rolls to ice cream, pizza, falafel, cookies, tacos, barbecue and shish kabobs.
and the Portland Phoenix has profiled a lobster roll vendor at Fort Williams as well as examined what’s holding back food truck culture in Portland,
While this location is ideal, next year the couple hopes to be rolling down the streets of the Old Port. They were originally inspired to start a food trailer after visiting Austin, Texas last year. “The food trailer scene there is huge,” she says. “I practically ate every meal out of a truck the week I was there.” She couldn’t figure out why Portland — in all its foodie-town glory — doesn’t have more of a mobile-food scene. And then she found out: city ordinances and tight restrictions block the trend.
See the PFM Directory for a list of the food carts in Portland.