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Dave Pendleton – Restaurant Guy

A restaurant man thru and thru. Oregon’s oldest craft brewery, Bridgeport Brewing Company, saw an enormous opportunity and seized it—or more accurately, fermented it. As a result, Portland’s first micro-brew, Columbia River Brewery, as it was originally named, opened its doors in 1984. Bridgeport noticed that, much like beer drinkers today, people wanted better beer […]

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Top Chefs For Charity

 CELEBRITY CHEFS REUNITE IN THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE CHILDREN’S CANCER ASSOCIATION Penner-Ash Wine Cellars will host “Top Chef” Boston contestants: Mei Lin, Gregory Gourdet and Doug Adams for one spectacular meal under the stars on July 23, set to a live musical performance by the rising Americana roots sound of Hook […]

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Ultimate Chef Photo Shoot

Oregon has been long established as a chef’s haven with its eclectic and food-centric lifestyle. On Nov. 16, almost 100 chefs and guests came together to make faces at the first ever Ultimate Chef Photo Shot held in Portland, Ore. The event was in celebration of the out-of-town guests, The Beekman Boys, made famous from […]

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A Weekend Celebration

A Weekend Celebration ends with 23 Hoyt, Allium Bistro and Serratto Channeling Goat Cheese. On Nov. 16, Behind the Line Consulting, the new restaurant centric consulting agency and sister company of The NW Food & Wine Festival, collaborated to celebrate some fun celebrities being in town, The Beekman Boys. Their first stop was at Pastaworks […]

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Erika Polmar – Charity Begins on the Farm

Erika has been inviting people smack dab in the middle of Mother Nature’s kitchens for 10 years now. Her summer series has been expanded to include out-of-the-ordinary experiences—like the new hands-on cooking series called ForkLift, and paddles-in adventures where you can find yourself on the Snake River enjoying days full of rapids and meals prepared by Iron Chefs on river banks.

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