EVERY DAY WINE – South of FRANCE this Friday!

Every Day Wine

This Friday, we move to the South of France – still rural with very little modern influence, where wine is produced to be consumed as food as opposed to collected and fondled. These wines offer a fantastic counterpoint to what we so often see on our shelves and wine lists. We’ll showcase an affordable Brut […] Read more »

Alpha Tolman/Corridor 5 Wine Tasting Thursday Night

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Alpha Tolman Returns! Tuesday morning we received a fresh wheel of the award winning (2nd place-washed rind using cow’s milk) Alpha Tolman from Jasper Hill Cellars and as usual, it is tasting superb! Alpha Tolman is a firm cave-aged raw cow’s milk cheese inspired by the Alpine cheeses of Europe. Made using the traditional Alpine […] Read more »

B Corp News, Dinner Delivery, and Party Planning Offer

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Using business for good Elephants Delicatessen has been in the process of becoming a Certified B Corporation for over two years. It has been an edifying and humbling endeavor. The term excitement does not begin to capture our feelings on B Corp Certification. A letter from our CEO   Book your holiday party Smart cookies […] Read more »

Block Party Monday!

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Bigger and better than ever, the 5th Annual Fox Chase Neighborhood Block Party is coming to NE 30th & Killingsworth A fun event for the whole family, we can dance in the streets and sample the amazing flavors of this unique corner of Portland. The Block Party features complimentary tastings from neighborhood restaurants, food and cocktail vendors, activities […] Read more »

Ruby Jewel Ice Cream Opens New Portland Scoop Shop Aug 29th

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Grand Opening Day on SE Hawthorne to Benefit Raphael House, a Domestic Violence Agency PORTLAND, Ore. August 26, 2015 –Ruby Jewel founder Lisa Herlinger announced the third Ruby Jewel Scoop Shop will open in Portland’s Southeast Hawthorne/Mount Tabor neighborhood on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Within steps of popular eateries like Por Qué No? Taqueria and Apizza Scholls, the new Scoop Shop is […] Read more »

Portland’s Bollywood Theater Restaurant Introduces Line of Indian Spices

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In partnership with The Reluctant Trading Experiment, Chef Troy MacLarty has designed a line of three Indian cooking masalas and a chai tea for home cooks   Portland, Ore. (August 26, 2015) – The freshest Indian spices are now on their way to home cooks, by way of Portland, Oregon. Chef Troy MacLarty’s quest to […] Read more »

Autumn Newsletter from Kenny & Zuke’s

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Autumn 2015 – Great Things for the Fall!   Cooler Weather (we hope!) and some great events coming this season, and Kenny & Zuke’s will be right there with some terrific food as always. Now More Delivery Options: Kenny & Zuke’s can deliver large orders, but there are now a couple of great delivery options for those wanting just a […] Read more »

Hood River Hops Fest

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Awarded silver medal for best beer festival from the Willamette Week, Oregon Beer Awards, the Hood River Hops Fest is an annual celebration of beer’s bitter friend, freshly harvested hops. Hood River County is surrounded by world-renowned hop growing regions, and since 2003 brewers have gathered each September in downtown Hood River to share their […] Read more »

Dining for Wetlands: Wetlands & Wellies 2015

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PORTLAND, Ore. (September 19, 2015) – The Wetlands Conservancy’s (TWC) roving annual fundraiser, Wetlands & Wellies, is back to celebrate the organization’s work preserving and restoring Oregon’s Greatest Wetlands. Each year the event is held in a new location. This year TWC is offering an outdoor dining experience at DuckRidge Farm, Oregon’s largest private garden […] Read more »

Upcoming Tastings and Events

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FIRST & THIRD FRIDAY NIGHTS — Tastings are held on the first and third Fridays of each month. Tasting fee covers a flight of 5 wines; optional “super pours” are extra fee. Informative and fun; no reservations needed. 5:30 – 7:30. Sept. 4 — We present a dazzling array of wines from Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Sept. 18 […] Read more »