Portland – Russell St BBQ & Sightseeing

Sadly all Bamboo Sushi locations are closed for the 4th so decided to have a healthy lunch then drive back to Seattle early. Had driven past Russell Street BBQ on the way to Ox and menu looked good, a chance to pit Portland brisket vs. Seattle brisket. Well Portland won pretty handily, I liked their brisket better than Kreuz Market in Lockhart, TX even; please don’t shoot me. I bought a pint of their spicy sauce thinking it would come in a bottle, but came in a soup cup with a lid. Thankfully didn’t spill on the drive home and have plenty of empty glass jars.

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Marbled (their word for fatty) brisket with baked beans and cornbread. The beans were quite good as well although a bit too sweet for my taste.

Before lunch had gone up to Pittock Mansion to enjoy the view and see the exterior of the house, I didn’t feel like paying the fee to go inside. Since it was mid-day the lighting was horrible and not even having a CPL on helped with the city shot.

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