Support Rocky Butte Farmers Market at Arrowood on May 17

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Photo credit: Arrowood

As I’ve mentioned before, the Rocky Butte Farmers Market is returning this June, this time atop the actual Rocky Butte at Mannahouse Church. In anticipation of the Market there’s been lots of strategy and planning, and one thing that has come out of the planning process is a fundraiser for the Market at Arrowood Restaurant on the evening of Monday, May 17. Continue reading “Support Rocky Butte Farmers Market at Arrowood on May 17”

Dumpling Week is Alive in 2021

Dumplings from Danwei Canting during 2020’s Dumpling Week

Although we are still in the midst of a pandemic, The Oregonian’s Dumpling Week is well and alive, and it starts today. This year, not surprisingly, it’s all about takeout. The real bonus for this kind of setup is that you can order dumplings from a bunch of places and eat them at home, all together. Makes for a fun way to conveniently compare and contrast Portland’s dumpling goodness. Continue reading “Dumpling Week is Alive in 2021”

Hang Out at CHOP TALK on International Women’s Day

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Last year Portland was home to a terrific new festival, Roux, a multi-day event focused on women in food. The organizers behind Roux are teaming up with Slow Food Portland to bring us CHOP TALK, “a FREE panel discussion digging into women-owned farms and CSAs.” And it will happen on Sunday, March 8—International Women’s Day—at Real Good Food, 935 NE Couch Street. The discussion will take place from 4-5:30pm. Continue reading “Hang Out at CHOP TALK on International Women’s Day”

Oysters Galore at the Third Annual Shuck Portland

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Photo credit: Shuck Portland

I was recently reminded that Shuck Portland is almost upon us! It starts Saturday, February 1 and continues for a week beyond that, from Sunday, February 2 to Saturday, February 8—classes, dinners and more. Here are some of the things you can look forward to.

Kickoff Party and a Dinner

Portland in a Half-Shell. Saturday, February 1, 6-10pm.
This festival kickoff event is an oyster party featuring  thousands of the best oysters sourced from over a dozen oyster farms. You’ll eat—oysters and a non-oyster food buffet, courtesy of The Nightwood—and drink—scotch, cocktails, and local beer—to the sounds of DJ Maxx Bass. There will be oysters for sale, too. Tickets are $25 and include six oysters of your choice, one welcome drink, and light food buffet. Buy tickets here (first clickable event module). Redd On Salmon, 831 SE Salmon Street, Portland Continue reading “Oysters Galore at the Third Annual Shuck Portland”