Portland, OR, United States
Sean, 26
Business Owner, DJ, Flight Attendant
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I own an event DJ business called PDX DJs. I do this because I couldn’t think of a better way to earn money than to play music for people on some of the best days of their lives. I am also a part time flight attendant which I love because I enjoy working with people especially when they are excited about flying somewhere fun. It also allows me to travel for free which is something I am passionate about.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Mainly electronic music. Above and Beyond, Gareth Emery, and Galantis. Also some Avril Lavigne and A Day to Remember.

What are the best TV shows of all time?

‘The Office’ hands down the best show of all time. Also ‘Scrubs’ and ‘How I Met Your Mother’

Name some spots in Portland, OR that are good for a Tinder date.

Departure for an upscale vibe. Punch Bowl Social or Kennedy School for a more fun vibe.

Who’s your hero and where in Portland, OR would you take them out for a serious hang?

Pasquale Rotella (CEO of Insomniac Events). I would take him to Circa 33 to the secret bar behind to bookshelf.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Nordstrom is my go to!

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Hillsboro or Gresham.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Brunch downtown. Portlanders LOVE their brunch. Myself included.

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Portland, OR and where did you get it?

Pastrami cheese fries at Kenny and Zukes Deli.

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Portland, OR? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

The most expensive meal that I have had in Portland was from Portland City Grill. Filet Mignon and Salmon are my go to’s. Well worth the price.

What restaurant in Portland, OR looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Two Brothers Grill. It’s a Bosnian restaurant that looks terrible but the food is incredible.

Where can you get the best cocktail in Portland, OR? Which one do you like?

Depends what you fancy. Bartini has 100+ martinis on the menu all are very good. Pope House Bourban Lounge is my favorite for whiskey type drinks.

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Portland, OR?

Voodoo Donuts!!! They aren’t good, its just a novelty.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

So far my favorite has been Zermatt, Switzerland. Tiny little town at the base of the Matterhorn. Great night life and amazing snowboarding/skiing.

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