American Farmers Volunteer to Help Fight Serious Coffee Blight in Central America

VEGA’s Farmer-to-Farmer Program sends skilled volunteers where they’re needed most WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. skilled volunteers are helping Central American growers struggling with a serious coffee blight that has led to shortages and higher prices for coffee beans this year. Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA), a nonprofit which supports expert volunteers working on economic […] Read more »

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Thursday Beer Tasting / Consider Bardwell Visiting Friday

Summer Beer Tasting, Thursday, July 24, 5:30 to 7:30 This Thursday instead of our usual wine tasting, Ian will be hosting an exploration of under-the-radar summer beers. The line-up includes: “Avril,” Brasserie Dupont, Tourpes, Belgium, Bière de Table Gose, Anderson Valley Brewing Co., Boonville, CA Tart Wheat Beer w/ Sea Salt “Festina Peche,” Dogfish Head, […] Read more »

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Fishpeople opens a new production facility in the small coastal town of Toledo, OR.

Portland, OR – Fishpeople (, a 2-year-old company has been innovating with seafood by creating delicious seafood meals in ready-to-eat pouches that highlight gourmet recipes and source sustainable seafood from the Pacific Northwest.  Their products are currently sold in grocery stores from Alaska to Southern California and are a favorite of busy, active people who […] Read more »

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Portland Monthly’s Endless Summer BBQ + Margarita Contest

A celebration of the city’s best grilled, smoked, and skewered cuisine, to benefit Willamette Riverkeeper (Portland, OR) In celebration of long summer days, juicy grilled meats, and the best margaritas in town, Portland Monthly brings six of the city’s best together to dish up a barbecue bonanza at Portland’s iconic Zidell Yards. A late-summer backyard […] Read more »


Travel with Your Tastebuds, Smallwares and Xico to Serve Mexican-Asian Collaborative Dinner

Mexican-Asian Collaboration Dinners Hosted by Chef Johanna Ware of Smallwares and Chef Kelly Myers of Xico on Wednesday, August 6th  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ­– Chefs Johanna Ware of Smallwares and Barewares, and Kelly Myers of Xico, will collaborate on a Mexican-Asian fusion dinner for one night only at Xico on August 6th at 5:30 p.m. […] Read more »

Liner & Elsen Portland

Events and Tastings at Liner & Elsen

Upcoming Events and Tastings at Liner & Elsen – 2222 NW Quimby St., Portland ***** Friday Tastings: Great tastings held on the first and third Fridays of each month. We serve a “flight” of five wines and usually a super-pour (extra $ and optional). Informal and fun. Served from 5:30 to 7:30. Fee. AUG. 1 […] Read more »

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Knife Fight, Pop-Up Dinners and DDD!

Knife Fight, Sounds Bites Dinner Series, DDD! Cheer On Adam During Knife Fight, July 29th! On Tuesday, July 29th, Adam takes on Michael Smith of Kansas City’s Michael Smith and Extra Virgin for a beef battle royale on Esquire Network’s crazy cool, underground, no-rules chef competition, Knife Fight! Tune in to Esquire Network and cheer […] Read more »

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Union Wine Co. Launches Mobile Wine Tasting Truck

First Wine Truck to Join Portland’s Food Cart Community   TUALATIN, Ore. – July 22, 2014 – Never one to accept that wine culture has to be pretentious, Oregon-based Union Wine Company is rolling out a new way to bring wine to Portland with a one-of-a-kind mobile tasting truck. The truck officially opens on July […] Read more »


Foraging Oregon’s Wild Foods and Herbal Aphrodisiacs at The Free Herbalism Project

EUGENE, OR—July 23, 2014—Mountain Rose Herbs, one of the nation’s largest bulk suppliers of organic herbs, spices, and teas, announces its next event in the Free Herbalism Project series scheduled for August 29, 2014 from 5 pm to 9 pm at Mount Pisgah Arboretum in Eugene, Oregon. This evening of free herbal education will feature […] Read more »

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Aviary’s Soup Dumpling Pop-Up Back by Popular Demand this Summer

Aviary to Serve New Chinese Food Pop-Ups Featuring Soup Dumplings and Traditional Chinese Comfort Food on July 23 and August 27, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Aviary is excited to bring back their popular Chinese food pop-up on July 23rd and August 27th from 5 – 10 p.m. Back by popular demand, the two new pop-up dates unveil unique opportunities […] Read more »

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Le Pigeon Promotes Andrew Mace to Sous Chef, Little Bird Introduces New Pastry Chef

Chef Gabriel Rucker Names Andrew Mace Sous Chef Of Le Pigeon, Little Bird Pastry Chef Lauren Fortgang Introduces Helen Jo As Successor   Portland, Ore. – Just returning from summer break, Le Pigeon and Little Bird Bistro, Portland, Oregon’s most celebrated French-inspired restaurants by two-time James Beard Award winning chef Gabriel Rucker, announce they are bringing their brightest young stars to light, promoting […] Read more »

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Events at The Library

We hope you are enjoying your summer! In the coming weeks, we look forward to two very special guests joining us at the Library. We hope you Meet Your Maker: Lee Medoff with Bull Run Distillery Saturday, July 26, 12:30PM-2PM Lee Medoff, co-founder of Portland’s Bull Run Distillery, will be hosting a Saturday tasting, July […] Read more »