Portland Area Food Events, March 8-15

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Nothing says lovin’ like a plate of tasty Venezuelan food.

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 sometime happen. Want to submit an event? Fill out this form. Listings curated by Meg Cotner.

Tapas Thursday
Thursdays, March 8 and 15, 2018; 4pm-midnight
Bar Vivant, 2225 E Burnside Street, Portland

On Thursdays during the month of March, head over to Bar Vivant for great food and drink deals. You can get free tapas (one tapa up to $4 per each adult beverage purchase, while supplies last), $5 Tinto & Txakoli (a Basque wine), and 10% off all wine bottles. Happy Hour all night, too. More information. Continue reading “Portland Area Food Events, March 8-15”

Good Times at SheBrew 2018

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Love this poster for the SheBrew Brew Festival.

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the fourth annual SheBrew, a beer, cider, and mead festival that features female-identifying brewers. One aspect of the event was to support the work of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) through the $20 admission cost. Full disclosure: I attended as media, so my access to the event was comped; however, I admire the work of the Human Rights Campaign, and after seeing them at the event I decided to set up a recurring monthly donation to them.  Continue reading “Good Times at SheBrew 2018”

New Offerings From Portland Cider Co.

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Photo credit: Portland Cider Co.

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.”

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”

Portland Area Food Events, November 9-16

A selection of Russian foods

‘Tis the season for hearty Russian food this week.

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.

Nine Days of Pie
Until Thursday, November 9, 2017
Various locations

Celebrate the magic of pie all over Portland! And, “There will be pie fights. There will be movies about pie. There will be songs sung in the honor of pie, and there will be demonstrations by event creators Shane and Amy Bugbee as to how pies are made, and how they can bring communities together.” More information. Continue reading “Portland Area Food Events, November 9-16”