"Somebody said, Portland coffee's just more punk rock. Or something, or more you know DIY or more you know people hustling and trying to scrape things together and make it happen and still doing really high quality, but not always with the most resources, but I think there's something to that."
The whole thing has some of the the readers of our sister paper The Stranger up in arms over on their Slog blog.
Personally, I believe that Portland trumps Seattle in both coffee and food. (That is, except when it comes to Korean food. I have it on good authority that Seattle kicks our ass in Korean food). Then again, it's been awhile since I've eaten dinner or had a cup of coffee in Seattle. Still though, it's
kind of hilarious not funny at all when your own public radio station produces a story the equivalent of dumping a hot cup of coffee in your crotch. That must sting a little.