Portland Picks with Julia Legume, Sister Legumes

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Perhaps the third time’s the charm in our continuing series of personalized Portland Picks! These recommendations are from trusty Portland vegan locals and lovers, and we bet all our attendees, whether you’re arriving early or not, want to squeeze in a little time outside of the busy, busy conference schedule to wander in the vegan wonderland.This time, we sit down with pug enthusiast Julia Legume, who’s been known to say that Veggie Grill changed her life. Let’s find out her Portland musts below…

Name: Julia Legume

Blog: Sister Legumes

What Julia says you simply must do:

J. Legume, at the very favorite brunch spot she’s not revealing?!

Walk or even better – bike, over the Willamette! How? On a bridge. Any of these bridges.. Hawthorne, Morrison, Burnside, Broadway.

You know those movies you would never see? Well, go see one, for $3, drink a beer, and put nooch in your pocket…..for the popcorn! [Vida note: some theaters have it, some don’t – best be prepared!]

If Julia was in town for a week, she’d have to eat at:

Ethiopian food every day! All meals. Bete-Lukas, Emame’s cart (the best!),  Queen of Sheba.

What about brunch?

There is no brunch, sleep in! Wink, wink. 

Best coffee?

Happy Cup!

Where to Shop:

Crafty Wonderland and Tender Loving Empire.

Only Portland has..

Self-guided pug watching tours! Just do it. And karaoke.  With a pug

Miser Kay Wat, Emame’s Ethiopian cart
Clearly, someone doesn’t want to wait in line for brunch next weekend. Stay tuned for the next round! For more Portland Vegan Dining, Shopping & Tourist ideas, check out our official While You’re in Town selection and the VVC 2013 Google Map.

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