Lustau Sherry Tasting at Bar Vivant

Tapas parings plus a complementary tasting of six sherries. Thursday, October 15th at Bar Vivant   Sherry & Tapas Pairings (all night) $5 per pairing. Choose 1, 2 or all 3!   Fino Jarana + Matiz Sardine Los Arcos Amontillado + Jamon Serrano Capataz Andres Cream + House made chocolate   Complementary Tasting 7PM – […] Read more »

Tonight: Battle of the Grapes – Barbera: Round 2

It’s Friday and boy has the season changed this week. I’ve enjoyed seeing the changing colors and the rain bringing some leaves down on the ground so everything really looks like Autumn. And that means it’s back to red wine weather! So with harvest duties finally simmering down, it’s back to finding some competition for […] Read more »

An Etiquette Revolution! Mind your manners with El Gaucho

Some Thoughts on Manners in a Modern World While our digital contacts are increasing, our quality connections with other human beings seem to be doing the opposite.  The decrease in human relations has, unfortunately, brought with it the demise of some of our “manners.” Through this cultural shift, and over a span of just a […] Read more »

Seasonal Menu Changes at Artemis Foods

New Fall Lunch Menus Fall and Winter Lunch Sandwiches and Entrees Click here for our menu! SCRATCH Farms chickens are 100% locally grown! Enjoy chicken from our newest vendor, Scratch Farms Chicken. Try it in our grilled rosemary chicken sandwich or one of our superb versions of roasted chicken with seasonal sauces and preparation. “All […] Read more »

Fall menus, pizza to go, and champagne and cider dinners

Fall menus are here! As we transition from summer to autumn, the flavors of fall grace our menus. Wild mushrooms pop up on pizzas and burgers. Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins are back. Our catering menu  features cozy dinners and party packages. Swiss fondue makes crisp days cozy. And our Red Velvet Cake is available in […] Read more »

Five Course Tex-Mex & Chili Dinner with Author Robb Walsh

Come meet Robb Walsh, author of The Chili Cookbook, The Tex-Mex Cookbook, and The Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook. (Among others.)  We’ll be serving a five course meal from his books and he will sign your cookbooks and chat with you about all things Texas and chili.  (He’s also an expert in oysters.) Chile con […] Read more »

Saturday’s Guest/Tastings: Germany’s Robert Weil, plus Italian selections

This Saturday at Liner & Elsen We have a fantastic lineup for you! Special guest and more. Saturday, October 10, Noon – 4:00 p.m. or until the well runs dry No reservations. No fee. At table one: We welcome Nicolas Pfaff from Weingut Robert Weil for a tasting of his superb German Rieslings. At table […] Read more »

Grand Opening: Tastebud — October 21st!

Hi there, We are so happy to finally announce our opening date! Starting October 21st, we will be serving dinner from 5PM-10PM, Wednesday-Sundays. Lunch and brunch are coming soon. See you there! 7783 SW Capitol Hwy. Portland, OR 97219 Mark Doxtader Read more »

Ghost Hill Cellars announces Eric Hamacher as Winemaker

Ghost Hill Cellars names Eric Hamacher as Winemaker Changes, Re-Branding Underway for Yamhill-Carlton Brand Interviews and private tastings can be arranged by appointment with Mike Bayliss and Eric Hamacher. Please email all media inquires to Carl Giavanti Consulting. @GhostHillWines #WillametteValley #50WV @wvwines   CARLTON, OR – Going on their tenth vintage, and […] Read more »

Happy Pie Season!

Hello Friends! Wow, life has been BUSY! This summer was absolutely amazing with many happy wedding couples and two hugely successful events: the International Pinot Noir Celebration and Feast Portland. I am beyond grateful to have had these opportunities! Huge thank yous to Feast and IPNC!! Order Your Fall/Holiday Pies Now! Ordering is now open […] Read more »