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From left to right, rsmpdx, winglion, loggersbrat

It was as a beautiful day in Portlandia as you can get, yesterday -- fine, fair, and not too hot.  It was thus a smaller meet up than anticipated.  Loggersbrat, rsmpdx, and my sister and I enjoyed a meal at à la carts Food Pavilion  We stamped money, enjoyed our food and conversation.

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rsmpdx stamping money

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My sister, winglion

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loggersbrat

This food truck pod has wi fi, making it a very blogger-friendly place to meet.

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Free wi fi!

It also has a wide range of cuisines available...

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Native American fry bread from TeePee's

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Venezuelan food from La Arepa

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Himalayan food

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Turkish food from Istanbul Delight and burgers and pork chop sandwiches from the Burger Guild

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Ice cream from Scoop

There was also Mexican (rsmpdx had a wonderful looking enchilada), Thai, Korean hand rolls, and a chicken place.  Oh, and a hair salon!  This pod has a hair salon.

We had fun but missed you guys.

A couple things we talked about...ideas for future get togethers.  We talked about meeting with candidates, networking thoughts, and possibly putting together a game day (yes, board games!).  Please share your ideas.

We would also like to start compiling an email list of Koscadia members so as to make meet up coordination easier.

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My lunch, thinly shaved Turkish beef and lamb on rice with cucumber yogurt sauce and tomato cucumber salad -- delish!

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Originally posted to Koscadia on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 10:21 AM PDT.

Also republished by Daily Kos Stamp Stampede and Kitchen Table Kibitzing.

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