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the gilt club

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The Gilt Club is featured in the first episode of Portlandia. The sketch is where Peter and Nancy (Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein) are overly concerned about the organic/fair trade/emotional status of their meal, and they decide to investigate further on their own.

"Is it local?"
"Yes."
"Let me ask you again. Is it local?"

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eastbank esplanade

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The Eastbank Esplanade is the filming location for Portlandia's Episode 1, Season 1 sketch, "The Dream of the Nineties is Alive in Portland." The song/sketch describes a magical place where you can sleep til eleven, take up clowning, and never ride in a car.

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irving park

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This filming location for Portlandia was featured in Episode 6 of Season 1, when the obnoxious couple brings all their crap to the "Summer Movie Series at the Park."

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porchlight

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This filming location for Portlandia was featured in Episode 6 of Season 1, in a sketch that could be best described as "gourmet chefs get crazy sexy on their photo shoot."

In the sketch, the exterior of the restaurant says "Porchlight", but it's a southern cuisine place called Screen Door. No word on whether the chefs really do lines of flour.

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pier park

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This filming location for Portlandia was featured in Episode 6 of Season 1. The professional baseball team that Fred and Carrie are putting together, the Portland Thinkers, hold their tryouts here.

Everybody makes the team in Portland.

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