Laced Up: Killer Coffee x Fatlace

What better way to start a Saturday than with the roar of engines and a kickstart of caffeine? We are always looking to innovate and switch up the flavor for each of our Fatlace Friday events and this time we really hit the mark. In partnership with local coffee pop-up Killer Coffee  as well as…

Fatlace Approved: Boba Guys

I’m starting a new project this summer highlighting my favorite local businesses by launching a new “Fatlace Approved” program. Not only will the business receive a Fatlace seal of approval, but a write up as well explaining why I like this place. Yelp is an ok resource to figure out where to eat, but I don’t think…

Deadstock Coffee

Ian Williams is a Fatlace regular, with a Tastemakers feature and a post on his Deadstock Pop-Up last year. Although it’s only been a short time since the official brick and mortar store opened its doors for business, Deadstock Coffee and Gallery has received much love from Portland locals and the online community (i.e. Complex, Chris Brown, etc.).  So if you’re…

The Contagious Billboard

What a great way to advertise a coffee product, subconsciously, make people realize they are sleep deprived and then shove caffeine all up in their grill and see if they take the bait! Pure marketing genius, if you ask me. Go ahead…try not to yawn! Are you possibly part of the 30% who don’t fall…

Deadstock Pop-Up

Once we knew we were moving to the Portland area, we started to connect and reconnect with a few locals…one who was really helpful was our good friend Ian Williams who was a featured Tastemaker last year. This weekend he invited us out to a sneak preview of his Deadstock Coffee and Gallery Pop-Up Stand…

Aloha PNW Part 2 – Car Culture

A little over three weeks ago, we said farewell to our island paradise to embark on our next adventure in a new world called the Pacific Northwest. While it was our first time ever in this part of the mainland, we’ve been so productive establishing our roots that we were able to do a little…