THREE-PEAT FOR POUTINE: POUTINE FOR THE PEOPLE RETURNS FOR THE THIRD YEAR, PRESENTED BY THE ORIGINAL DINERANT
The third annual week-long charitable dine around takes place at various Portland restaurants from August 14-18, 2017
PORTLAND, OR (August 8, 2017) – The Original Dinerant (300 SW 6th Ave.), downtown Portland’s social supper club serving playful takes on diner classics, announces the third annual Poutine for the People, a week-long celebration from Monday, August 14 through Friday, August 18 of the Canadian staple with proceeds supporting research efforts at Providence Cancer Center.
For one week, Portland poutine fans can try brilliantly innovative poutines at participating restaurants across town. In addition to The Original Dinerant, this year’s all-star lineup includes: Radio Room, Le Bistro Montage, Bit House Saloon, Church Bar, Dig A Pony, Potato Champion, Pearl Tavern, Coopers Hall, St. Jack, La Moule, Rambler Bar, Ox Restaurant, Hopworks Urban Brewing, Hopworks Bike Bar, and Hopworks Vancouver.
“Poutine for the People allows Portlanders the opportunity to try out-of-the-box, inventive poutines at some of the city’s premier restaurants while supporting a great cause,” says Chef AJ Voytko. “Providence Cancer Center has been instrumental in cancer research and treatment over the years, and we could not ask for a better charity to partner with.”
Diners who revel in the poutine glory at any of the participating restaurants during the week of Poutine for the People are encouraged to post on social media using the hashtag #poutineforthepeople. Prices vary at participating restaurants with a portion of the proceeds from each signature poutine sold being donated to Providence Cancer Center. Details on last year’s event can be found here.
About The Original Dinerant
The Original is Portland’s downtown destination for all-day dining. The restaurant renews the spirit of diners and supper clubs from the 1950s and 60s by serving up playful variations on the era’s standards of food, art and design. The Original is open Monday through Thursday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday from 6:30 a.m. to midnight, Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to midnight, and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations can be made online at www.originaldinerant.com or by calling the restaurant at (503) 546-2666.