Portland Food Adventures Celebrates Oregon Summer on the Patio at Yakuza Lounge
August 2, 2012 — Portland, OR — Portland Food Adventures completes its second year of exciting pop-up dinner parties with a visit to Yakuza Lounge on August 23rd at 6:30 p.m. for a Japanese-style food, sake and cocktail feast.Chef David Gasper de Alba and front-of-the-house Kyle Lovell will host and serve up a six-course Japanese-inspired feast at the popular izakaya, featuring some items never served on the Yakuza menu, along with some favorites. The dinner will be paired with cocktails, wine, sake or beer, as well as an interactive talk from David and Kyle about the inspiration for the dinner and their favorite spots in Portland to visit. Additionally, each of the two dozen guests at Yakuza will receive over $50 in value to the chef’s favorite hangs, including DOC, Central and more. Yakuza Lounge is located at 5411 NE 30th Avenue, in the midst of one of Portland’s most prolific restaurant rows. Dinner, gratuity, and gift certificates are included in the $125 ticket. Tickets and more information are available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/261782
Exciting events are being planned for Portland Food Adventures’ third season, ranging from a VIPig party at the popular new Lardo, a Third Anniversary Alpine Christmas Dinner at Gruner, a Mardi Gras event with Chef Adam Higgs at Acadia, as well as a celebration of Vitaly Paley’s new restaurant, Imperial.
About Portland Food Adventures
Portland Food Adventures was developed by ad agency Angelus Creative Communications, LLC’s principal, Chris Angelus, in 2010 as a means to share his love of the Portland food community with others. Since then, over 20 of Portland’s premier chefs have hosted Portland Food Adventures events, talking about their favorite haunts and giving out over $20,000 worth of certificates to some of Portland’s coolest places to eat and drink. The events have been named as must-do events by numerous food bloggers and Portland food-oriented websites. www.portlandfoodadventures.com
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Media Dining Available
Media tickets are available on a limited basis. Please contact chris@portlandfoodadventures for more information.