Delicious Highlights of My Sliver of Feast Portland 2017

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It was a beautiful day at Friday’s Grand Tasting.

As you probably know by now, I only attended a couple of Feast events this year, while I was volunteering. Frankly, it was probably for the best because my work as a writer and editor elsewhere last week was nuts and would not allow for too much time off. Don’t get me wrong, I love what I do, but it was an intense and busy time. Feast was a nice break—a chance to be outside, get some fresh air, and see a lot of delicious food and drink being enjoyed by happy people… including me! Continue reading “Delicious Highlights of My Sliver of Feast Portland 2017”

Portland Area Food Events, September 21-28

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Photo credit: Visitor7

Hops make the PNW beer world go ’round.

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.

Fresh Hop Pop-Up Beer Fest
Until Sunday, September 24, 2017, 11am-9pm
7th & E Burnside, Portland

“This 5-day outdoor beer garden features a covered tent, food specials, daily tappings and fire pits. Plus there is no cover charge to get in and new beers daily!” More information. Continue reading “Portland Area Food Events, September 21-28”

A Volunteer’s Look Back At Feast Portland 2017

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Pioneer Square the morning of Friday’s Grand Tasting—the calm before the storm. Weather was incredible that day.

Well, Feast has come and gone, and from all I’ve read and watched, as well as from my own experience, of course, it was a rousing success. Scenes from the four-day food and drink festival were plentiful on social media, and it’s no surprise that people were having a wonderful time, whether they were at one of the larger events like the Grand Tasting or the Night Market or the smaller, “fun-sized” events or classes. A good visual overview is via the #feastpdx hashtag on Instagram. Continue reading “A Volunteer’s Look Back At Feast Portland 2017”

One Tip For Feast Portland

If I could give those of you attending Feast Portland’s Grand Tasting—or really any of the events that involve a lot of eating—one tip for enjoying the vast amounts of food that will be in front of you, I’d say chew your bites thoroughly. It will force you to slow down just a little bit, and your digestive tract will thank you.

Happy Feasting!