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Old 01-24-2012, 12:58 AM
 
Location: Northern CA Mtns.
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I grew up in Virginia, so it does suck not having a Chick-Fil-A, but we do have Burgerville, which is a regional fast food chain that likes to use seasonal and local products, for fast food it is probably my most favorite.

As for the pumping gas thing, you get spoiled by that very quickly. Whenever I go to Washington where they don't have that law, I always joke to get someone else to pump my gas cause I am from Oregon...I seriously only pump my gas maybe 6 times a year and that is cause I go up to Washington to visit family.
Georgemacon, just wait until you eat anything at Burgerville! Their food is good and so fresh tasting, especially for fast food.

I'd heard people rave about B-ville before I moved to WA, but of course understood why after having some of their food.
I also like it that it is regionally owned and responsibly managed. In my mind, it's a step up from any other fast food eating experience.
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Old 01-24-2012, 02:09 AM
 
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When you get to Portland, you will rue the day you ever stepped inside a Chick-Fil-a...

There are probably also a lot of people here, besides just me, who might remind you about the hate groups Chick-Fil-a supports with the money people give them.

Damn, reading this thread has made me want some Burgerville bad. I've never had anything from that place that wasn't amazing, even their salads. The "seasonal" milkshakes are always my favorite I think.
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Lawrenceville,Ga
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well I guess that puts the food in the pro column.
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:58 AM
 
Location: the Beaver State
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Fryer Tuck's gets pretty good reviews. It's pretty close to you, surprised you didn't think of it.
For whatever reason I never think of that place and have never gone there.
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Old 01-24-2012, 04:43 PM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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If you like your chicken between biscuits, Pine State Biscuits is the place to get it.
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Old 01-24-2012, 05:50 PM
 
Location: Lawrenceville,Ga
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all the food talk is making me hungry.
what's the main employer(industry)in the Portland Metro?
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Old 01-24-2012, 06:18 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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That is a tough call. Consumer disposables (NIKE, Columbia Sportswear, Adidas and similar), health care (OHSU, Kaiser Permanente, Providence and research institutions), technology (Intel, security software, spin-offs of Tektronix), heavy industry (Precision Castparts, Gunderson, Schnitzer Industries), Standard Insurance. Major grocer Fred Meyer, various distribution centers typical of a city of this size. I am sure I have forgotten someone.
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Old 01-25-2012, 09:12 PM
 
Location: Cleveland Heights OH
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all the food talk is making me hungry.
what's the main employer(industry)in the Portland Metro?
In what is your job experience? That will narrow down the field.
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Old 01-25-2012, 10:31 PM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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Hmm. According to City-Data's page (from 2004 information) Intel is/was the largest employer.
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Old 01-25-2012, 10:46 PM
 
Location: Lawrenceville,Ga
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In what is your job experience? That will narrow down the field.
sales,restaurant management,sound,light and video production.
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