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Jan 16Liked by Dave Infante

Pacific Standard, Deadshot, Cereus, Palomar, Multnomah Whiskey Library and/or The Green Room, Scotch Lodge, Teardrop, Hey Love, Driftwood, Abigail Hall, Rum Club, Hale Pele, Too Soon, Voysey ...ok I'll stop now but I could keep going...!

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Jan 16Liked by Dave Infante

New to the newsletter so not sure if/where tiki bars fit into your preferences but Hale Pele is great

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Jan 16Liked by Dave Infante

Never been there myself, but it's pretty cool that Portland has a bar dedicated entirely to women's sports. It's called the Sports Bra.

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Jan 16Liked by Dave Infante

Cascade Brewing

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Jan 16Liked by Dave Infante

Workers Tap!

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Jan 18Liked by Dave Infante

Les Caves

John House’s excellent Wine Bar and tasting room (his winery is Ovum).

He’s your kind of people - smart, fun, and packed with knowledge and contacts.

“For the best seats in the house, please use the link above.

WALK IN’s are always welcome”

lescavespdx.com

Greg Finger

aka Dr.Digit

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Jan 17Liked by Dave Infante

Dave, this weekend will sure to be a bustling one after this week's snow storm. Some amazing suggestions have already been mentioned, but my number one recommendation is Tulip Shop Tavern; amazing original cocktails and excellent draft beer all paired with very well crafted pub food.

Depending on your imbibement, in walking distance from the event space is Westward Whiskey (booze), Wayfinder (beer), and Bunk Bar (sandwiches).

Lastly, Portland has the most wikipedia entries for dive bars than any other city, please don't leave town without a tallcan of Rainier served in a uncomfortable setting like Yamhill Pub or find out what Jo Jo's are at the Reel M Inn.

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Jan 17Liked by Dave Infante

The Florida Room

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Jan 17Liked by Dave Infante

MWL, Hale Pele, Huber's for a Spanish coffee

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Jan 17Liked by Dave Infante

Hard to believe it's your first time in the Rose City, a veteran drinks guy like you. But okay, I'll bite on the recos. Horse Brass has been mentioned and should be visited, but perhaps even more so these days is Belmont Station, which I'd humbly suggest is the best beer spot in town! Sadly, some of my Portland faves have closed, like Hair of the Dog, Commons, and Bailey's, but the Deschutes taproom is still kicking, as is the Cascade Barrel House. And you should definitely visit Jeffrey Morgenthaler's new place, Pacific Standard. (I haven't been, but hey, it's Morgenthaler!) And certainly the Multnomah Whiskey Library.

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Jan 17Liked by Dave Infante

Bear Paw Inn, & get me something at the sex toy vending machine

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Jan 16Liked by Dave Infante

Snag a crazy veggie 'rito here : https://www.losgorditospdx.com (drink the salsa)

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Jan 16Liked by Dave Infante

A few suggestions: The Nest Lounge, Nepo42, Double Barrel, Tiny Bubble Room, Moon & Sixpence, Kelly's Olympian and of course Horse Brass.

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Oh - it’s seems unnecessary to even mention this, but if you’re in need of a book - go to Powell’s City of Books. Pretty key - they sell used books too - you never know what you might find in your area(s) of interest.

“1.6 acres of floor space.”

https://www.powells.com

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