Portland Area Food Events, November 16-23

Figgy Pudding
Photo credit: Collective Kitchen

Hello, figgy pudding, darling of English Christmases—learn how to make it now so you can have it boozed-up enough for the holiday. 

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.

Beaujolais Nouveau
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6-10pm
ST. JACK restaurant & Bar, 1610 NW 23rd Avenue, Portland

Beaujolais Nouveau is a street festival of wine, food, and harvest, featuring food from local restaurants, local wines, brews, and spirits. All proceeds benefit Friendly House. Tickets are $45 each (buy here)—tickets are limited. More information. Continue reading “Portland Area Food Events, November 16-23”

Food Writers and Women Chefs in Portland – Eat Their Delicious Food, Then Write About It

Lemon Souffle Cake at Maurice, Portland, OR

The magical Lemon-Soufflé Pudding Cake at Måurice in downtown Portland.

Earlier this week, Esquire published an article by Amanda Cohen, executive chef and owner of NYC’s Dirt Candy, one of the most influential vegetable-focused restaurants in the US. In the article, I’ve Worked in Food for 20 Years. Now You Finally Care About Female Chefs?, Cohen expresses anger and frustration at the media for this: “Women may not have value as chefs, but as victims we’re finally interesting!” Continue reading “Food Writers and Women Chefs in Portland – Eat Their Delicious Food, Then Write About It”