Fred Armisen

Fred Armisen’s five favorite Portland places

With a few seasons of Portlandia in the books, sketch master and former Trenchmouth drummer Fred Armisen has helped spawn a renewed interest in the The City of Roses (aided, of course, by the talents of ex-Sleater-Kinney guitarist Carrie Brownstein).

Doug Fir Lounge

After-Party: Portland, OR

Though sometimes overshadowed by Pacific Northwest neighbors Seattle and Vancouver, Oregon’s cultural capital holds many distinctions of its own — including nicknames of “Brewtopia” and “Pornland” for its prevalence of coffee, beer, and strip clubs.