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”
I grew this tomato on my Portland backyard patio—it’s named “Sophie’s Choice.”
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.
Cuban Feast: Portland Mercado + Que Bola
Thursday, August 17, 2017, 6:30-9:30pm
Inner Southeast, Portland
Chef Jose Perez’s QueBola? food cart at the Portland Mercado has a great reputation for serving delicious Cuban food, and in his “Cuba Libre” menu, he’ll offer a version of Cuban cuisine “seldom seen in Portland.” Enjoy Stuffed Tostones, Ensalada de Aguacate, Enchilado de Mariscos, and a Tropical Coconut Flan in this four-course meal. Tickets are $42 (buy here). More information. Continue reading “Portland Area Food Events, August 17-24”
Bucolic Zenger Farm
Each week we will bring you a roundup of public food events in the Portland metro area. It’s not every single event going on, but the ones in particular that catch our eye.
Great American BBQ
Thursday, July 6, noon-1pm
Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie
Barbecue lunch at the picnic shelter at North Clackamas Park. Also: Live music by Mark Cash and Chihuahua Desert; dance performance by the Westernaires Line Dance Team; American Medical Response vintage ambulance on hand for viewing. Groups of six or more require a reservation. Ages 60 and older, $3 donation; under 60, $5 per person. More information.
Public Coffee Cupping
Thursday, July 6 and 13, 3-4:30pm
Stumptown Coffee HQ, 100 SE Salmon Street, Portland
Learn how to taste and evaluate coffee like the pros do. Warning: cupping involves slurping and spitting. FREE. More information. Continue reading “Portland Area Food Events, July 6-13”