Name & Age: Galen Mittermann, 31
Hometown: Eugene, OR
Current Neighborhood: Ardenwald-Johnson Creek
How do you pay the rent and what is your slash? Market Research Analyst / Consultant / Cyclist
What do you create? Cash flow
How did you land in Portland? Chased the job market
What is the last book you read? In The Wake, Per Petterson
Name your favorite tattoo. Anything but a bird, a star, or words in a language the bearer can’t read
What was the last thing you ate at a food cart? A veggie brat
Oregonian, Willamette Week, or Mercury? New York Times
What is your favorite bridge and why? Hawthorne, because it’s the most bike-friendly
Stumptown Coffee or _________? Whatever the nearest coffee shop is brewing. Stumptown can get over itself. Portland can get over Stumptown.
Coast or Mountains? Desert
Only in Portland moment? 6’4”, 130lb male barista at Public Domain Coffee dressed in all black with a black tie, an ironic moustache, and a star tattoo, tasting and spitting espresso during the lunch rush – like he could tell the difference. Hipster.
A favorite local business? Mine
Are you a car person or a bike person? bike
If you could change one thing about Portland, what would it be? The clothing choices Portlanders make. Seriously, people, don’t everyone dress like a Decemberists song.