Being on Alberta Street feels about as Portlandian as possible.
Still, Arthur and I had a late lunch at Cha’Ba Thai. There was only one other party and one waitress. The atmosphere was quite calm and Arthur and I noted how nice the art was. The music over the sound system was Sleater-Kinney, a whole album. (Not that I’m complaining) The entire meal was accompanied by the shouting of Carrie Brownstein. (one of the stars of Portlandia if you didn’t know. I just found it amusing.
Pad thai, extra spicy