Friday, February 5, 2010

Now Serving, The Alibi

My alibi for having gone missing--last Saturday I got to take photos for the Special Olympics Polar Plunge on the Columbia River. And I got to take them while standing on a Multnomah County Sheriff's Office River Patrol Boat! Thank you so much! Naturally I took loads and loads of photos. My little ol' computer is just about worn out with downloading and uploading. But I figured I owed it to the 100's of people brave enough to run into that cold water; I wanted them to have a chance to see their faces as they gave up being warm, all to raise around $140,000 for a great cause.

Anyway, here's something new for you to enjoy!

I adore this sign combo!

I took this photo on a December, Saturday, as Leland and I drove by in the Buick, a couple of hungry folks on the prowl on Interstate Avenue. As I snapped the photo, I said, "Leland, the sign says lunch! Let's try here!" Turned out to be a brilliant decision. We went there again Saturday before last.

My lunch on our second visit, a really tasty, juicy, meaty hamburger on a skillfully toasted bun, served with the crispiest waffle flies I've ever eaten. Well, to tell you the truth, I had waffle fries with a different burger back in December, so this is the second time that I've eaten them.

The decor rocks at The Alibi.
Looking across the room from our table


A closer view of the hula dancers on the wall in the other dining area

Behind the bar


The menu

A chair, table, palm tree with lights, and the simulated rock wall

Leland at the exit--it's a curved, 3-D, bamboo shape


Chuck Pefley said...

I would need a really good alibi to eat those waffle fries -:)

What's up with the curved wall in the last photo?

AmyR said...

The ambience and decor in that place look waayyy cool. And I love the colorful signs!

I don't know if I need to say this, but the waffle fries look amazing.

Anonymous said...

It's good thing you explained the polar plunge because for a second there I thought they were throwing Special Olympics kids in the icy river...Sure, Portland is progressive and all about making sure the marginalized have the same opportunities as everyone else, but I was like damn they've really gone balls to the wall for equality this time.

Don and Krise said...

Boy, the interior sure takes you back in time. The burger and fries are right up my alley though.

Anonymous said...

Now you did it.

I am hungry.

Jim Klenke said...

Nice looking bar.