Today is a big day in the world of philanthropy—#GivingTuesday, a global day of generosity and giving. It follows the more consumer-oriented theme days of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, and encourages people to give to organizations and projects they feel passionate about. Continue reading “#GivingTuesday Ideas For Portland”
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”
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.
Squeeze some apples for cider this weekend.
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, September 14 to Sunday, September 17, 2017, various times
This foodie extravaganza is filled with tastings, classes, talks, and more tastings. Most events are sold out at this point but at the writing of this column, there were a few that still had tickets, including the Grand Tasting ($65) on Friday, September 15. Your intrepid editor will be volunteering this year. More information. Continue reading “Portland Area Food Events: September 14-21”
We are about a week or so out from what many food lovers in the Portland area consider “the most wonderful time of the year”—the annual Feast Portland. This week I’ve heard a number of people compare Feast to Christmas, and local gastronomes are pretty giddy right now. Continue reading “It’s Almost FEAST Portland 2017 Time”