APortland: Artsy area with fun little shops
Any place you find near the Pearl District. Great walking area too.
APortland: Food carts. Any recommendations?
Rule of thumb: consider the carts where the folks are lining up. Make eye contact--say "What's your favorite thing here--I'm new to town" and you'll hear a lot. Try the almost cart place The Waffle Window on Hawthone Street,...