2

Brands of meatless burgers available at Fred Meyer on SE Hawthorne Boulevard

9

Number of times it has rained in Portland on Memorial Day in the past decade

11

Average number of hours Podnah’s Pit in Northeast Portland spends smoking their brisket

11

Cuts of beef at Chop Butchery on NW Kearney Street (most popular: flat-iron, flank, and skirt steak)

13

Number of grill brands for sale at HomeTown Hearth & Grill in Southeast Portland

26

Number of seasonal spring microbrews scheduled for release by local breweries this year

46

Number of Portland barbecue joints listed on Yellowpages.com

184

Number of titles on barbecuing available at Powell’s City of Books on W Burnside Street

685

Number of burnt-food-related incidents that Portland Fire & Rescue responded to in 2008