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Watch Portlandia Reveal a 'Best Thai Food' Conspiracy

On last week's episode of beloved IFC show Portlandia, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's characters wander into a restaurant that's been bestowed with a "Best Thai Food in Portland" sticker from Bridgetown Weekly, one of the city's alt-alt-weeklies. (In real life, the restaurant is the African-Mediterranean E'Njoni Cafe.) After a terrible meal with a "really sweet" curry and noodles with "just one little shrimp," they head to the newspaper and discover a conspiracy is underfoot: "This magazine is designed just so they can write reviews of themselves." Go, watch:

Video: Thai Food Bridgetown Weekly

· Portlandia: Thai Food Bridgetown Weekly [YouTube]
· All Portlandia Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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