1223 SE Stark St., 503- 232-4628, scapegoattattoo.com.

The concept of a vegan tattoo parlor may be peak Portland and befuddling for some, but certain inks use animal parts for colors—generally beetles and other insects. But what truly sets Scapegoat apart from the multitude of other tattoo parlors around town are the talents of its bold, conceptual artists, many of whom sport worthwhile waitlists.