New Feast Portland events will bring new dinners, lunches, and brunches as well as gatherings of the best local and national cookbook authors to hungry locals and visitors starting in September according to Portland Monthly Magazine.
The new lineup includes a wide variety of topics. The Feast Portland Cookbook Social will feature local and national authors, including Karen Brooks (The Mighty Gastropolis), Ivy Manning (Crackers & Dips: More than 50 Handmade Snacks), and Diane Morgan (Roots: The Definitive Compendium with More than 225 Recipes). There will also be a walk around food tasting and book signing.
For a more active approach to food, bicycle manufacturer Chris King will host a bike ride followed by brunch at the Cielo Salon. Guests can choose from either an easy or intense course before having brunch at 1 p.m. Brunch will feature food and drink from Antica Terra, Stumptown Coffee, and Base Camp Brewing.
Other events include a Dinner Series with Grüner's Chris Israel and SPQR's Matthew Accarrino with King Estate Winery and a Speaker Series about transparency and GMOs.
David Paige of Adelseim Vineyeard and Scott paul Wright of Scott Paul Wines will join Andrea Immer Robinsob, Master Sommeler, and wine expert Bruce Schoenfeld on the Clash of the Pinots: Oregon vs. The World panel.