Portland Issues Boil Alert, Citizens Brush Their Teeth With Whiskey Insteadbrick frog5/23/14 7:23pm33EditPromoteShare to KinjaGo to permalink It's kind of baffling how few people seem to realize that restaurants cannot function without clean running water. People are flocking to bars and restaurants. A buddy who works downtown said it feels like the douchebag rapture downtown. Advertisement Really hoping the city gives the all clear before my shift tomorrow. Working brunch without being able to serve coffee will be hell. I'd rather get E. coli, honestly.