WHAT: Olympia Oyster Bar’s Coastal Oyster Shack in the City
WHERE: FunctionPDX Space (919 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210)
WHEN: Thursday, July 11th and Friday, July 12th, 2pm-9pm
Olympia Oyster Bar, located on the bustling Mississippi Avenue, is an homage to the brilliant and valiant little bi-valve that has slowly made a comeback thanks to hard working oyster farmers. Portland’s most celebrated oyster well offers 7-10 varieties of mostly Pacific Coast shellfish, with an occasional East Coast appearance. proudly sourced directly from highly sustainable family-owned farms. Chef/Owner Maylin Chavez is a native to Tijuana, Baja California Norte. She brings her heritage and passion for the sea to each dish she prepares. Her personal and professional experiences cooking in Baja, abroad, and being surrounded by the rich diversity of ingredients has created a direct imprint on her cuisine.