Each week we will bring you a roundup of public food events in the Portland metro area. It’s not every single event that’s going on, but the ones in particular that catch our eye. Be sure to confirm the availability of the event before you head out to attend, due to last minute changes that sometimes happen. Want to submit an event? Fill out this form. Listings curated by Meg Cotner.
Thursday, January 18, 2018; 5-9pm
Tournant, 920 NE Glisan Street, Portland
Stop by Tournant to enjoy pozole, a traditional hearty Mexian soup made with hominy, stewed meat, and vegetables. “In many regions of Mexico, pozole is served only on Thursdays and is a wonderful excuse to gather friends and family around the table. We’re continuing this tradition at Tournant with Tazon (which means “bowl” in Spanish) on the Third Thursdays of each month–until it gets too hot for soup!” Bowls of pozole start at $12 and you can opt for pork rojo, chicken verde or verduras (vegan), plus tasty add-ins. No reservations necessary. More information. Continue reading “Portland Area Food Events, January 18-25”
Last week I attended a media event (full disclosure: all drinks were comped) with the Portland Cider Co. at their taproom on SE Hawthorne, and had the chance to taste some of their cider offerings, both new and established. We were there to get familiar with a few specific things: the debut of their Sangria cider in cans; a chance to taste their new Concord Grape cider; and to get a look at their new six-pack packaging in 100% recycled corrugated cardboard that leaves behind the previous packaging, a recyclable plastic Pak-Tek carrier. Continue reading “New Offerings From Portland Cider Co.”
Welcome to a new year! We took a few weeks off for the holidays, so we hope you didn’t miss us too much. Just like in 2017, in 2018 each week we will bring you a roundup of public food events in the Portland metro area. It’s not every single event that’s going on, but the ones in particular that catch our eye. Want to submit an event? Fill out this form. Listings curated by Meg Cotner.
Thursday, January 11, 2018; 4pm-midnight
Bar Vivant, 2225 E Burnside Street, Portland
Before the first week of 2018 is over, I wanted to review the top posts of 2017 to see what people were reading. Turns out the most popular topic is… pizza. Portland is an excellent pizza town, so it’s understandable. The article about Chin’s Kitchen closing for a short week for renovations was the top post, thanks in a big part to the Oregonian linking to us. Thanks, guys.
I thought because it’s the end of the year, I’d expand the top posts from the traditional 5 to 10—so here we go!