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Event banner for Koscadia Kossacks
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

My sister, winglion


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

Free wi fi!

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

Native American fry bread from TeePee's

Venezuelan food from La Arepa

Himalayan food

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

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.

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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