Vegan in Gateway?

  Lots of new businesses are popping up in the Gateway area, including many catering to the vegan community. Meat-eaters should not be averse to giving these tasty restaurants a try! All-Vegan Businesses: Plantwiches (Food Cart) 11124b NE Halsey St (503) 760-8897 Vegan Gorditos (Food Cart) 11155 NE Weidler St (503) 780-6080 Food Fight! Grocery 11155 NE Halsey St 503-889-0685 Jet Black Coffee Company 11150 NE Weidler St (503) 889-0739 Good Vegan Options: Namaste Indian Bazaar 10306 NE Halsey St (503)-253-1380 Siam Grill 10355 NE Halsey St (503)...

Meet Your Neighbor: Chad Miller of Food Fight! Grocery

Chad Miller is the co-owner of Food Fight! Grocery with Emiko Badillo providing all vegan convenience foods to the community while supporting local non-profit organizations.  Food Fight! Grocery is located near 112th and Halsey in the heart of Gateway. What does your business do?  We’re a vegan grocery / convenience store with two locations in Portland. How long have you been doing business in Gateway? We started our first store in 2003 at 41st and Division before moving to 12th and Stark in 2007.  We opened our second location in Gateway in February 2017. What do you enjoy most about your business?   The most rewarding part of our business is our events which support local non-profits and communities.  We host non-profit fundraising events and raise donations for non-profits in our community. What might readers be surprised to know about your business?   Junk Food!  We are not a health food store and we don’t focus on diet trends.  We’re an all vegan store with Twinkies, corn dogs, and all your favorite snacks. Do you have any events or promotions coming up? On the last Sunday of every month we donate 10% of our sales to a non-profit or community organization. Last month we donated funds to support Mental Health Providers Unite. Check out our Facebook page for all upcoming events. What are your favorite business activities in Gateway?  The oil change at Cooper’s Auto Service can’t be beat and it’s always a good time at McGillacuddy’s Sports Bar. Food Fight! Grocery is located at 11155 NE Halsey St and is open from 9am-8pm, 7 days a...

Gateway & Venture Portland Partnerships

The Gateway Area Business Association is a member of Venture Portland, an organization made up of neighborhood business district associations. Benefits to Venture Portland membership includes technical assistance, discounted fee-for-service programs and grants. Venture Portland supports Gateway through grants like the Catalytic Investment Initiative and Benchmark grants (such as the one that funded this very website!). Additionally, GABA membership grants discounted admission to Venture Portland’s trainings and workshops. The next Venture Portland training available to GABA members is Economic Resilience: Weathering the Unexpected. This training is designed to help your business thrive during unexpected events such as extreme weather, protests and construction. GABA Members can RSVP...