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Portland Elites Abide by Bowling at Kingpins



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Much like The Dude, if there’s one thing which Portland Yelpers can abide, it’s a Big Lebowski-themed bowling party! When KingPins invited the Elite Squad in for a night of complimentary bowling plus unlimited arcade play and an all-you-can-eat buffet, guests threw on their bathrobes and came ready to play!

As the Elites and their guests arrived, they were immediately impressed by the newly remodeled and high-tech KingPins. After donning their bowling shoes, everybody made their way into TapHouse Bar & Grille, KingPins’ restaurant and bar featuring 8 lanes of bowling in a lounge environment. Everybody enjoyed sitting on the comfortable couches and bowling under the black lights while The Big Lebowski played on the giant screens!

Soon it was time to eat! With items all served from the TapHouse regular menu, Yelpers noshed on a buffet of endless varieties of pizza, two types of wings, pulled pork sliders and both garden and caesar salads! Since all that bowling has a way of working up a thirst, guests were happy to have two drink options! TapHouse has an extensive craft beer program, and were happy to representing their commitment to drinking local: Sunriver Brewing Company treated everybody to complimentary pints of their flagship Vicious Mosquito IPA plus their refreshing Fuzztail Hefeweizen. And true to the Big Lebowski theme, New Deal Distillery provided not just White Russians made with their Portland 88 Vodka, but also Muddy Russians, crafted from their Mud Puddle Bitter Chocolate Vodka!

When not bowling, eating, or drinking, there was still plenty to do. KingPins opened up their 4,000 square foot arcade for free play! Whether playing classics like SkeeBall or air hockey or the newest sensations like Mario Kart or a virtual roller coaster, everybody enjoyed letting their inner child run amuck. Yelpers particularly enjoyed the top-of-the-line photo booth, which thanks to green screen technology allowed guests to choose from seemingly endless backdrops, and printed full size photos to take as souvenirs.

Eventually, the fun had to end and guests prepped to go back to their regular lives and regular wardrobes. But as they were leaving the party, everybody was gifted an envelope stuffed to the brim with coupons and incentives to return to KingPins. As guests made their way out the doors, they were already planning their next trips to KingPins for bowling, food and fun! Want to learn more? Check out the photo gallery, and be sure to read the party reviews on Yelp!

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